Many of the things that Blues Control have done remind me of paintings of expansive landscapes. They don't do it with watercolor, acrylics, and oils though. They do it with sound. What are you listening to tonight?
By Hugh Bronstein ROSARIO, Argentina, Feb 16 (Reuters) – When a boat carrying soy oil destined for India ran aground on the Parana River near Buenos Aires in late January, ships loaded with most of Argentina’s grains exports were blocked for hours. Show More Summary
U.S. energy companies added oil rigs for a 14th week in the last 15, extending a nine-month recovery as drillers take advantage of crude prices that have held mostly over $50 a barrel since OPEC agreed to cut supplies in late November. Drillers added eight oil rigs in the week to Feb.
“My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil.” – JP Getty, founder Getty Oil Company. The proverbial ‘striking oil’ mentality has seeped so much into our subconscious mind, that even illegal, completely fraud way of making money seems like promising opportunity to become rich. Show More Summary
Clearly afraid of being criticized for missing some of the many critical issues which are in the news as of late, David Muir never drilled deeply enough on any one of them and therefore never struck oil.
The UK economy retained strong momentum in late 2016, with GDP provisionally estimated to have grown by 0.6% from the third quarter, or 0.7% excluding oil and gas extraction. An upside surprise had been suggested by November services turnover figures discussed in a post a fortnight ago. Show More Summary
Governments love buzzwords — probably because they roll off the tongue so nicely that people often overlook the fact they’re meaningless. Take one of the B.C. government’s favourite expressions of late: “world leading” oil spill response. It’s...Show More Summary
Nationalmuseum has acquired three landscape studies from Italy in oil by Pierre Henri de Valenciennes and Simon Denis. The works were hastily painted on paper on location, which was a novel approach in the late 18th century. This significant acquisition enables Nationalmuseum to better chart the beginnings of plein air painting in the 19th century. Show More Summary
Rex Tillerson hadn't been CEO of ExxonMobil very long when the late president Hugo Chavez made foreign oil companies in Venezuela an offer they couldn't refuse. Give the government a bigger cut, or else. Most of the companies took the deal. Tillerson refused. Chavez responded by nationalizing ExxonMobil's considerable assets in the country, which the company […]
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major oil producing countries, including Russia, decided to cut production during the first half of 2017. Since the OPEC meeting in late November 2016, crude oil prices have been rising, and traded at 18-month highs to kick off the New [...]
Click here for reuse options! Republicans and oil industry trade groups are threatening to challenge the ban in court or through legislation. President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and gas drilling in huge swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Show More Summary
SEATTLE—Much of the news out of the Arctic lately late has been about efforts to protect the fragile region from new oil and gas development, but that may be about to change. Less than a month after the Obama administration announced that it was banning offshore oil and gas production in most of...
Much of the news out of the Arctic of late has been about efforts to protect the fragile region from new oil and gas development — but that may be about to change. Less than a month after the Obama administration announced that it was banning offshore oil and gas production in most of the Arctic,...
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has reported “good progress” in cleaning up an oil spill after two containerships collided late Tuesday night in the East Johor Strait separating Singapore and Malaysia. The MPA said Friday...Show More Summary
“What happened to oil in the late 1970s?” was a question assigned to me in elementary school to discuss with family over the Christmas holiday break. At the time, this question seemed innocent enough, and I didn’t know how my family would react about what I soon learned to be two oil embargoes.
President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and gas drilling in huge swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. This action “indefinitely” protects almost 120 million acres of ecologically important and highly sensitive marine environments from the risks of oil spills and other industrial impacts.
by Patrick Parenteau, Vermont Law School President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and gas drilling in huge swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. This...Show More Summary
With the end of oil trading year 2016 in sight, the most surprising moment for many industry observers was the revelation late in the annual cycle that Russia would work with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to lower crude production in 2017. It seems the first instance of cooperation [...]
Save for early punk rock and a few obscure power pop bands, I'm not a huge fan of '70s rock-n-roll. Rooted as a blues band in the late '60s, the Steve Miller Band grooved into the '70s
It’s late afternoon on a recent Monday in Venice, and fast-walking Angelenos enter and exit the busy Erewhon health foods market like ants frantically prepping for a storm. Two perpendicular tables near the entrance to the market entice shoppers to stop and take a gander at the goods laid out before them. Energetic...