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Hydrocarbon production, thousand boe per day 2Q 2017 1Q 2017 6M 2017 6M 2016 2,222 2,213 Total (excluding West Qurna-2 project) 2,217 2,185   LUKOIL Group's crude oil production in the second quarter of 2017 amounted to 21.8 million tonnes. The quarter-on-quarter decline was due to the temporary external limitations of Russian companies' production volumes. For the first six months of 2017 oil production was 43.6 million tonnes. The year-on-year dynamics was mainly driven by the reduction in compensation crud... Read More »

Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Infrastructure and Flood Protection


Washington, D.C. Contact: Jason Schwartz, jason.schwartz@greenpeace.org, 347.452.3752 In response to Trump’s Executive Order curtailing environmental review, including the rescinding of safeguards against spending Federal dollars on infrastructure in the path of floods, Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner Diana Best said: “Racing to build major infrastructure where flooding is sure to happen is fiscally irresponsible and willfully ignorant. This order is about fast-tracking the placement of taxpayer dollars into the pockets of dev... Read More »

Sony celebrates record haul of seven categories at the 2017 EISA awards


  A9 With 53 expert magazines from 25 countries across the globe, EISA represents the largest editorial collaboration in the world of consumer electronics, and has been celebrating the very best products for over 35 years. EISA CAMERA OF THE YEAR 2017-2018: Sony α9     The Sony α9 is a groundbreaking mirrorless camera that in many ways surpasses traditional DSLR rivals. Thanks to an innovative design, the 24.2 million pixel full-frame image sensor captures up to 20 frames per second in full resolution with... Read More »

Artist behind new Starbucks cup sleeve honors Navy SEAL dad, other Veterans


As a Navy SEAL, and later as a commanding officer, his service took him around the world, separating him from his family for weeks or months at a time. Often, he couldn’t tell them where he was going. Sometimes there wasn’t even a chance to tell his wife or two children goodbye. But he kept his family close to his heart, always carrying photographs of them during his travels. He is retired now, after 29 years in the Navy, but all these years later he still keeps precious mementos of his family from that time. Some of his favorites are hom... Read More »

Promoted Listings Now Available for Single-Quantity Items


Promoted listings is a service that gives sellers the ability to boost listings’ visibility through ad placements throughout the buyer’s shopping journey on eBay, increasing the listings’ likelihood of sale.** Sellers set the fee they wish to pay for a promoted listing campaign and are free to start, stop, or make changes to campaigns at any time. With access to detailed performance metrics through promoted listings, sellers can make decisions backed up by data. Sellers pay for a promoted listing only when a buyer clicks the ad and purchases th... Read More »

2017 Astronaut Candidates Available for Interviews Before Training


The 2017 NASA astronaut class, from left, Zena Cardman, Jasmin Moghbeli, Jonny Kim, Frank Rubio, Matthew Dominick, Warren Hoburg, Robb Kulin, Kayla Barron, Bob Hines, Raja Chari, Loral O' Hara and Jessica Watkins. Credits: NASA/Robert Markowitz NASA Television will broadcast a conversation between the astronaut candidates and members of the Expedition 52 crew, who currently are working and living aboard the International Space Station, at 12:45 p.m. EDT Tuesday, followed immediately by the news conference.   A limited number of... Read More »

Tiffany & Co. Launches New Signature Fragrance


Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) today launched its new fragrance, the first in its collaboration with Coty Inc., which will be sold exclusively in Tiffany & Co. stores and select specialty department stores in the U.S., beginning August 1, before a worldwide rollout expected by October 1. The new Tiffany fragrance is a modern homage to 180 years of Tiffany history, from the design of the bottle to its signature ingredient. “Beauty and love – which lift us and fill our lives with optimism, strength and joy – are the essence of Tiffany,” sai... Read More »



The Offer is being extended to allow additional time for the consummation of the Merger, which is a condition to the completion of the Offer. The Offer was previously scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 and will now expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 (such date and time, as it may be extended or earlier terminated, the "Expiration Date"). If, at the Expiration Date, any of the conditions to the Offer have not been satisfied or waived, Abbott may elect to further exten... Read More »

Apple Reports Third Quarter Results


Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 1, 2017. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $45.4 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.67. These results compare to revenue of $42.4 billion and earnings per diluted share of $1.42 in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 61 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “With revenue up 7 percent year-over-year, we’re happy to report our third consecutive quarter of accelerating growth and an all-time quarterly record for Services ... Read More »

Gazprom and Uniper celebrate 25 years of scientific and technical cooperation


The joint scientific and technical programs carried out by the two companies cover nearly every stage of the production cycle, from hydrocarbon extraction and transportation to processing and marketing. The collaborative efforts include LNG production and promotion of natural gas as a vehicle fuel. The scientific and technological solutions developed by the companies were successfully used in the project for extracting hard-to-reach gas from the Yuzhno-Russkoye field, as well as in the construction and operation of the Yamal – Europe and Nor... Read More »

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