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Partners to develop SK408 gas fields offshore Sarawak

04/12/2018<p><i>Offshore staff</i><p><b>KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia</b> – Sapura E&P and its partners Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd and Sarawak Shell Berhad have taken the final …

Natural Gas

Beyond Bitcoin: The next cryptocurrencies to watch

Last year saw Bitcoin's value balloon rapaciously, but its stunning ascent now seems to have faltered.<p>Slow transactions, exorbitant energy usage and …

Cryptocurrency

The one true Bitcoin

Inside the struggle between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash<p>Bitcoin began from nothingness. The genesis block was mined on January 3rd, 2009, and yeah, the design was good and there was no double spending and Bitcoin’s followers became many. They used Bitcoin to buy a pizza and alpaca socks and drugs on …

Bitcoin

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Management

Saudi Aramco and Petronas finalise RAPID deal

The Saudi giant agreed in February 2017 to buy a US$7 billion stake in Petronas’s Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project …

Oil

Prices Are Up, But Challenges Remain For Oil And Gas Companies

The oil and gas industry appears to have weathered the storm of the 2015 price collapse and has responded with considerable accomplishments. In November 2017, domestic crude oil production reached its highest level in U.S. history. International trade in crude oil and petroleum products is booming …

Oil & Gas Industry

What Google and Facebook know about you

An expert has investigated the data that two internet companies possess and warns others on extent of privacy intrusion.<p>Google and Facebook know almost everything a smartphone owner does online or offline and store the information even if the owner deletes the data on the device, a technical …

Time I

Global energy demand grew by 2.1% in 2017, and carbon emissions rose for the first time since 2014

Fossil fuels accounted for over 70% of the growth in world energy demand last year

Fossil Fuels

Is American Energy On The Verge Of A New Golden Age?

The U.S. has been a net importer of energy since 1953, but that’s set to change early next decade, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In its highly anticipated Annual Energy Outlook 2018, the agency forecasts that the U.S. will become a net exporter of energy by as early as …

Oil

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We Need To Shut Bitcoin And All Other Cryptocurrencies Down. Here's Why.

Last week I wrote an article on illicit cryptomining – how hackers are sneaking cryptocurrency transaction processing software onto corporate networks, personal computers, and other devices. I attempted to raise the alarm, calling this threat the most dangerous of 2018.<p>I didn’t go far enough.<p>Upon …

Bitcoin

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other …

Nuclear Energy

IEA: Oil Demand Growth To Shift To Petrochemicals

Strong global demand for oil and gas will shift in the next five years toward petrochemicals and away from motor fuels gasoline and diesel, the …

Oil

Shell sees potential LNG supply shortage as global demand surges

Japan remained the world’s largest LNG importer in 2017, while China moved into second place as Chinese imports surged past South Korea’s. Total …

Hess allocates over half of $2.1-billion capex budget to production

Hess Corp. set its 2018 capital and exploratory budget at $2.1 billion, allocating 56% to production, including $900 million to increase its Bakken …

Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time

Electric cars could soon have as much range as petrol and diesel cars -- and recharge in a matter of minutes -- thanks to what researchers are calling a "breakthrough" in energy storage technology. Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University have created a new material for supercapacitors, …

Is $65 The Ceiling For WTI?

The oil price rally that began a year ago is at a crossroad. In February, WTI futures fell from a 3-year high of more than $66 to less than $60 per …

Oil, Gas Will Account for Over Half of World's Energy by 2040

Oil and gas will account for over half of the world's energy by 2040, according to BP plc's latest Energy Outlook.

Oil

It’s time to embrace our Bitcoin blues

I did a monumentally stupid thing at the beginning of January. I bought some Bitcoin. Actually, that’s not quite true. That makes me sound like Elton John frittering £40,000 a week at his florist. What I did was buy some different cryptocurrencies. A tiny bit of something called Ethereum and …

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Blockchain

In KL, luxury property prices nosedive

Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman, executive chairman of Rahim & Co, noted that the prices had fallen in a span of just a few years for high-end …

‘Prices Will Go Off Around March and April’ – Crypto Fund Manager [Interview]

February 4, 2018 · 3:00 am<p><b>Bitcoinist spoke to David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, a $200 million dollar cryptocurrency fund, about the current</b> …

ITER nuclear reactor may be the "holy grail" of limitless renewable energy

Not Just More Stable<p>Overcoming a series of setbacks, an international project to build what could be a revolutionary nuclear fusion reactor, which …

Nuclear Energy

The world’s first nuclear fusion plant is now halfway to ‘First Plasma’

Earlier this month, the director-general of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) announced that construction of the project …

Energy

PTT, Petronas to develop LNG plant in Malaysia - Khmer Times

BANGOK (Bangkok Post) – PTT Plc., Thailand’s national oil and gas conglomerate, plans a joint venture with Malaysia’s national oil and gas firm, …

Oil & Gas Industry

All the biggest news and highlights from CES 2018

CES, the world's biggest technology show, is taking place in Las Vegas this week. The trade show is a yearly preview of the gadgets and landfill …

Consumer Tech

The sales blog cult of LinkedIn

Inside the passionate culture of thought leadership on the hardest-working social network.<p>After Tony J. Hughes, an Australia-based speaker and …

Selling

Sweatcoin Is a Digital Currency You Earn For Working Out

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get out of the house and move a little more, a mobile app called Sweatcoin might help give you the …

iOS Apps

How blockchain can democratize green power

Imagine buying a solar panel from a hardware store, mounting it on your roof, then selling the green electricity you produce at a price you set.<p>Is …