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Total expands in North Sea with purchase of Maersk Oil

Added: 21.08.2017 17:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion.

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'Lost city' used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming

Added: 21.08.2017 17:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers working on a 700-year-old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

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Mattis: Broad Probe Into Pacific Fleet Underway

Added: 21.08.2017 16:30 | 7 views | 0 comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday there are investigations underway into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker. (Aug. 21)

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Smart label could one day let you know when to toss food and cosmetics

Added: 21.08.2017 16:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

Detecting food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination. Identifying new medicinal plants in a remote jungle. Authenticating tea and wine. Scientists have developed a low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor that can potentially carry out all of these functions with easy-to-read results.

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Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after Navy destroyer, oil tanker collision

Added: 21.08.2017 15:54 | 10 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet as vessels from several nations searched Southeast Asian waters for 10 U.S. sailors missing after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker.

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How Core Laboratories N.V. Makes Most of Its Money

Added: 21.08.2017 15:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

The company turns more revenue into free cash flow than any other oil-field service company by focusing on providing high-margin technology-based solutions.


US Navy to conduct broader probe of operations after USS John S. McCain collision: Mattis

Added: 21.08.2017 15:28 | 12 views | 0 comments

US Defence Secretary James Mattis said on Monday (Aug 21) there would be a wider investigation into US naval operations after American warship USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore, leaving 10 sailors missing in the second accident involving a US warship in two months.

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Lebanon foiled bomb attack on Aust flight

Added: 21.08.2017 15:05 | 15 views | 0 comments

Lebanon foiled a plot by a suicide bomber to blow up a plane bound for the United Arab Emirates from Australia earlier this month, the country's interior minister says.


Clay-based antimicrobial packaging keeps food fresh

Added: 21.08.2017 15:02 | 8 views | 0 comments

Sometimes it seems as if fresh food goes bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, turning to cheaper, processed foods. Now scientists report that they developed a packaging film coated with clay nanotubes containing an antibacterial essential oil. The film prevents over ripening and microbial growth, improving the shelf life of perishables.

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10 Missing After US Destroyer, Tanker Collide

Added: 21.08.2017 15:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

Vessels from several nations are searching Southeast Asian waters for 10 missing U.S. sailors after an early morning collision Monday between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker ripped a gaping hole in the destroyer's hull. (Aug. 21)

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