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219 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
oilgas
"Saturday, 22 August 2015 16:02 Posted by Parvez Jabri SINGAPORE: A fire which broke out at Royal Dutch Shell's 500,000 barrels-per-day refinery on Pulau Bukom island off Singapore on Friday occurred at a section of one of the units currently under s..."

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214 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Halliburton Co., which provides well-drilling services for oil companies, is cutting 5,000 more jobs as the industry continues to struggle with slumping oil prices. A company spokeswoman said Thursday that the latest cuts will amount to about 8 perc..."

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218 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"Thomson Reuters Facebook will begin prohibiting users from coordinating private sales of firearms on the online social network, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. The move comes as the United States debates the issue of access to guns after a stri..."
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105 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
oilgas
"Massachusetts gas prices are holding steady, with no change from a week ago. AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular is still selling for an average of $2.06 per gallon, 3 cents above the national average. Bay State prices are 3 cents..."

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214 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Halliburton Co., which provides well-drilling services for oil companies, is cutting 5,000 more jobs as the industry continues to struggle with slumping oil prices. A company spokeswoman said Thursday that the latest cuts will amount to about 8 perc..."

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211 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales, finance
"Infosys falls on speculation of acquisition ahead of key announcement By Reuters | 20 Aug, 2015, 12.35PM IST NEW DELHI: Shares of Infosys fell 3.31 per cent in intraday trade on Thursday, heading towards its biggest one-day fall since April 2014. T..."
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355 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"PROVIDENCE – Teespring has closed its Davol Square office, marking the last phase of a restructuring that began over the summer, a company spokeswoman said Monday. “This is the last phase of our consolidation that started last June, as we comple..."

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139 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"ReutersRed Lobster's sales soared 33% on Sunday, one day after Beyonc released a new song featuring the seafood chain. "We're calling it the Beyonc bounce," Red Lobster spokeswoman Erica Ettori told Business Insider. In the song, called Formation, Be..."
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133 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Columbia Gas have reached an agreement that cuts the natural gas company's proposed rate hike of nearly $50 million by more than $13 million and prevents another distribution rate hike for three years. ..."

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427 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"Moscow (AFP) - Michelin-starred French chef Pierre Gagnaire is to close his restaurant in a Moscow luxury hotel, a spokeswoman said Monday, with Russian media blaming the economic crisis and the embargo on many Western foods for the decision."After f..."

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283 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales, business
"REUTERS/Jason ReedFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Opera, the pioneering Web browser developer, is introducing a new version of its desktop computer browser that incorporates ad-blocking features directly into the browser, promising faster page-loading times. F..."
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336 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV is reshuffling management across its businesses in the first major changes since Chief Executive Officer Gonzalo Ramirez took over the 164-year-old commodity trader three months ago. Nigel Mamalis, a 28-year veteran at t..."
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326 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"The head of the US business at Algomi, a fixed incomeinformation platform which has been an earmarked as a potential fintech unicorn, has left. A spokeswoman for the firm confirmed to Business Insider that Stephen Gallagher, who joined the firm in 20..."
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283 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Under-age booze sales lead to licence suspensions Last updated 09:38, October 19 2015 Three Auckland businesses punished for under-age sales. Three Auckland inner-city liquor outlets have had their licenses suspended after a police sting caught t..."

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327 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"  A company spokeswoman said GE is exploring potential business opportunities in Iran and the chief executive of its oil and gas division visited the country recently, Reuters reported on Monday. The visit by Lorenzo Simonelli, CEO of GE Oil & Gas..."
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379 words • intermediate • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Brazil's JBS to Spin Off International Business Brazil's JBS to Spin Off International Business 05/12/2016 SÃ O PAULO—Brazil's JBS SA, the world's biggest beef processor, said Wednesday it plans to spin off its international businesses into a n..."
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850 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Since the days of 19th century remedies such as castor oil laxatives and mercury syphilis tablets, pharmacists and patients have had a tacit understanding: Whatever you buy is confidential. No longer. Drugmakers and Internet companies are quietly joi..."
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346 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Publicis Groupe has extended the deadline for Sapient shareholders to accept its $3.7 billion offer for a fourth time. The deadline has been changed from 22 January to the end of the day on 5 February. A Publicis Groupe spokeswoman said the extensi..."

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298 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Thomson ReutersBEIJING - Automaker Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will close all operations in Japan and Indonesia this year as it sees "no reasonable path to profitability" in the two countries. Ford will exit all areas of business, including shutt..."
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485 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Bill Demas, the CEO of demand-side platform (DSP) Turn, is leaving the company amid suggestions that the ad-tech firm has run into financial problems. A senior ad-tech industry source told Business Insider that Turn has run into "cash issues," which ..."
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