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EU moves ahead with Russia gas pipeline despite US opposition

The European Union pushed ahead Wednesday with an agreement that will allow Russia to continue to build a new gas pipeline to Europe, despite US warnings it posed a security risk.

Total makes ‘significant’ offshore S.Africa gas find

French energy giant Total announced Thursday it had found "significant" gas off the southern coast of South Africa, a discovery expected to boost the nation's struggling economy and reduce reliance on imports.

Investors call on McDonald’s and KFC to step up climate change action

An investor group managing some $6.5 trillion on Tuesday called on six of the world's largest fast food restaurants, including McDonald's, KFC and Burger King, to reduce their planet-harming greenhouse gas emissions and water use.

Two firefighters, Spanish tourist killed in Paris gas leak blast

A powerful gas explosion tore through a building in central Paris on Saturday, killing two firefighters and a Spanish woman, injuring dozens of people and badly damaging nearby apartments, officials said.

Macau | Residents should pay close attention to quality and use of gas heaters – Firefighters Corps

Following the death of a Chinese woman from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a gas water heater of an illegal guesthouse in NAPE, the Macau Firefighters Corps urged residents to pay close attention to the quality of purchased water heaters and assure their installation and maintenance is made by professionals

MBtv: Africa Weekly – From Mali to Angola

This week on Africa Weekly, we travel to Mali where the government is trying to attract tourists to the safer regions of a country that has been plagued with violence and we meet the men and women behind Angola’s largest ever investment in offshore oil and gas exploration.

Oil price skids on oversupply fears and weak world economy

World oil prices tumbled Tuesday to strike their lowest levels in more than a year, hit by fears over the outlook for the global economy and doubts over producers' resolve to cut output.

Indigenous Argentine group sues energy multinationals

A major group of indigenous people living in Argentine Patagonia are taking some of the world's biggest oil and gas multinationals to court for "environmental contamination," Greenpeace said on Monday.

MBtv: Angola’s largest investment in offshore oil and gas exploration

As Angola launches its largest ever investment in offshore oil and gas exploration, AFP meets the men and women behind the huge project.

Erdogan warns Greece, Cyprus over “reckless” oil, gas exploration

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned that "reckless" oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean was a danger for Cyprus and Greece, a day after two European energy giants bid for new licences.

Around 100 Syrians struggle to breathe after ‘toxic’ attack

Around 100 Syrians have been hospitalised with breathing difficulties in Aleppo, state media and a monitor said Sunday, after allegations rebels fired "toxic gas" on the regime-held city the previous day.

Philippine senators ask Duterte to disclose China energy plan

Philippine opposition senators have demanded President Rodrigo Duterte reveal details of joint energy exploration plans with China, warning such a deal risked affirming Chinese territorial claims that are not recognised under international law.

Erdogan, Putin celebrate key step in Russia-Turkey gas pipeline

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday marked the completion of the offshore phase of a gas pipeline underneath the Black Sea, the latest sign of burgeoning cooperation between Ankara and Moscow.

Mozambique: Women in oil and gas sector face ‘descrimination’

Wage inequality and gender discrimination were among complaints made on Friday among female members working for some of Mozambique’s main companies in the oil sector

Macau | Mozambique minister in Macau ‘seeking investors for gas projects’ from 2022

Mozambique’s minister of industry and commerce told Lusa that he is in Macau looking for Portuguese-speaking and Chinese investors for natural gas projects, with production expected to start by 2022

Argentina to resume gas exports to Chile next month: ministers

Argentina will resume gas exports to neighboring Chile from next month after an 11-year hiatus, the energy ministers of both countries announced Wednesday

Macau | Restaurants’ safety awareness essential for preventing explosions – Gov’t

The establishment where a gas explosion recently occurred had passed government inspections with the incident seemingly owing to owner mismanagement, the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau said on Wednesday

Mozambique’s gas-fuelled future threatened by jihadists

An unprecedented wave of jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique has raised fears the country will fail to fully cash in on a gas bonanza

Macau | Neighbours living near existing crematoriums weigh in on controversy

Residents living nearby do not want a crematorium to be built in their neighbourhood after Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau released a plan on building a crematorium inside Taipa Sa Kong Municipal Cemetery

Uber, Lyft drivers pinched by higher gasoline prices

Standing beside the Japanese sedan he uses to transport his Uber customers, Fahd lamented the higher gasoline prices that are pinching his bottom line
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