Monthly Archives: October 2015

The oil industry: Exxon: the good and bad of being super-sized

UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  The oil industry Rubric:  The firm is weathering the fall in crude prices, but facing fresh criticism over climate change Main image:  20151031_WBP508.jpg EXXON MOBIL, the world´s largest publicly traded oil company, demonstrated … Continue reading

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Oil exporters, Middle East and N. Africa

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Reinventing the company Fiscal deficits are at record highs for oil exporters in the Middle East and north Africa, thanks to a halving of the oil price since 2014 to around $50 a barrel. … Continue reading

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Oil companies in America: Debt and alive

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Eradicating disease Fly Title:  Oil companies in America Rubric:  A shakeout is finally hitting debt-strapped shale producers Location:  CUERO, TEXAS IT WAS not the noise of shale being blasted that heralded the fracking boom … Continue reading

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Agricultural commodity markets: Oily food

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Eradicating disease Fly Title:  Agricultural commodity markets Rubric:  Fuel-price shocks have a big influence on the price of food Main image:  20151010_FNP505.jpg THE prices of staple crops, like those of other commodities, are falling … Continue reading

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