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Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

Published 10/08/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - State oil giant Saudi Aramco’s profit plunged 73% in the second quarter of the year, as a slump in energy demand and [more…]

How to rid East Africa of locusts? Serve them in a kebab or drive them to cannibalism

How to rid East Africa of locusts? Serve them in a kebab or drive them to cannibalism

Published 02/07/2020

NAIROBI, (Reuters) - Eat them, poison them, and use scent to drive them to cannibalism - as a second wave of locusts threatens to devour [more…]

Australia backs BP’s study to produce hydrogen from wind, solar

Australia backs BP’s study to produce hydrogen from wind, solar

Published 08/05/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BP Plc has won Australian government backing for a feasibility study into producing hydrogen using wind and solar power to split water [more…]

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Published 27/04/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugs and pesticides company Bayer said the economic downturn has prompted it to take a tougher stance in talks to settle [more…]

Five dead in fire at Petronas-Aramco refining complex in Malaysia

Five dead in fire at Petronas-Aramco refining complex in Malaysia

Published 16/03/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A fire killed five people at a refining and petrochemicals complex in southern Malaysia owned by Petronas and Saudi Aramco, authorities [more…]

Cargill to challenge Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods with new plant-based burger

Cargill to challenge Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods with new plant-based burger

Published 24/02/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc will launch plant-based hamburger patties and ground “fake meat” products in April, the company said on Monday, challenging Beyond Meat [more…]

U.S. disinfectant maker boosts output as China hospitals battle virus

U.S. disinfectant maker boosts output as China hospitals battle virus

Published 03/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturer Decon7 Systems is stepping up production of a powerful disinfectant at six facilities, from three, to fill surging demand from [more…]

Amid trade row with Japan, South Korea gains Dupont investment to make chip materials

Amid trade row with Japan, South Korea gains Dupont investment to make chip materials

Published 09/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Thursday DuPont will invest $28 million in the country to produce advanced photoresists and other materials by 2021, [more…]

China’s Hengyi runs new Brunei refinery near full rates: officials

China’s Hengyi runs new Brunei refinery near full rates: officials

Published 02/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China’s Hengyi Petrochemical Co Ltd is operating its new 160,000 barrels per day refinery in Brunei at near full capacity after trial [more…]

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Published 29/09/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing [more…]