Ex-Shell exec who cut gas flaring in Iraq seeks to do the same in Venezuela

Venezuela flared or otherwise lost 3.4 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) of natural gas in 2019, up from 2 bcfd in 2010, according to consultancy Gas Energy Latin America. That came even as oil output fell 56% in that period to 1 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2019.

Stimulus billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortage crisis

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

Brandon Routh Explains How Kingdom Come Affected His Portrayal of Superman in Crisis on Infinite Earths

“I didn’t pull too much from the source material other than what was in the tonally understanding the importance of the suit change and obviously the backstory that we put into ‘Crisis’ of Joker gassing the Daily Planet and the loss of family and friends most crucial to it but I think since we’re not […]

No fuel crisis in India; enough stock of petrol, diesel, LPG to last lockdown: IOC

New Delhi: India, the world’s third largest energy consumer, has enough petrol, diesel and cooking gas (LPG) in stocks to last way beyond the three-week nationwide lockdown as all plants and supply locations are fully operational, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman Sanjiv Singh said. Singh, who continued to oversee the mammoth operations of ensuring that […]

Sindh govt ‘most proactive’ in COVID-19 crisis, CM ‘deserves appreciation’: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government has “remained the most proactive” one in the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Sunday, lauding Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah-led measures to tackle the pandemic, which has so far left 15 people dead and over 1,500 infected in Pakistan.

Oil prices slump as virus crisis worsens

Singapore: Oil prices slumped in Asian trade Monday, tracking falls on stock markets after a sharp escalation in the coronavirus crisis over the weekend.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate fell 3.9 percent to trade at $20 a barrel, while international benchmark Brent crude was off 4.9 percent at $23 a barrel.The falls came after the death […]

Charles Hurt: Doddering Joe Biden Unfit to Lead in Time of Crisis

The party’s presumed nominee, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, finally mounted the barricades this week to personally combat the Wuhan virus by — what else? — setting up a television studio in his Delaware home to offer “counterprogramming” to the president and his crisis team of doctors, public health officials, industry leaders, and economic […]

‘Last Week Tonight’: John Oliver Unpacks How Donald Trump Has Failed To Give Coronavirus Crisis The Seriousness It Requires

“At the same time, this virus has exposed reserves of real strength in this country,” he reiterates with hope. “We’ve seen extraordinary heroism, kindness and ingenuity in the essential lines of work.” He goes on to praise grocery store workers, delivery people and medical professionals who he adds should get a parade whenever we are […]

No fuel crisis in India; enough stock of petrol, diesel, LPG available to last lockdown, says Indian Oil Corp

“We have mapped demand for all fuel for entire April and beyond. We have refineries operating at levels enough to meet all of the demand. Besides all bulk storage points, LPG distributorships and petrol pumps are functioning normally. There is absolutely no shortage of any fuel,” he told PTI.

2020 Detroit Auto Show canceled due to coronavirus crisis

Backed by financial assistance from FEMA, the Army Corps had assessed dozens of locations throughout the state as health officials prepped for another brutal week of confirmed coronavirus. Detroit has become the unofficial epicenter of the state’s outbreak after confirming 1,377 of Michigan’s total cases and 30 deaths.