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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:37:00 GMT
Argentina plans offshore licensing round in the South Atlantic next October
Argentina plans to launch a delayed offshore licensing round in October as it seeks to explore a large frontier region in the South Atlantic for potential oil and natural gas production growth in the future. This was announced ...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:24:00 GMT
Green mosses of East Antarctica are succumbing to climate change, says scientific paper
Emerging from the ice for a brief growing season every Antarctic summer, the lush green mosses of East Antarctica are finally succumbing to climate change. That is according to a study of the small, ancient and hardy plants - c...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:45:00 GMT
Oil market turbulence ahead of US sanctions on Iran; OPEC meeting does not plan to increase output
Brent crude breached US$ 81 a barrel on Monday — its highest level in nearly four years — on the back of a tightening oil market and OPEC leaders signaling they won't be immediately boosting output. Global benchmark Brent c...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:31:00 GMT
Brazil:Haddad closer to Bolsonaro and would beat him in the runoff, according to latest polls
Fernando Haddad, the presidential candidate for Brazil’s Workers Party (PT), is closing the gap with poll-leading far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro for the October 7 first-round vote and would beat him in a runoff, a survey ...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:59:00 GMT
“Zero chance” Argentina will default on its debt next year, Macri tells bankers and investors
President Mauricio Macri said on Monday that Argentina was close to a deal with the International Monetary Fund to bolster a US$ 50 billion credit line, while a government source said US$ 3-US$ 5 billion in additional funds cou...

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