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Chinese go-slow on Australian coal imports may be starting to show (18 March 2019, 4:12 pm)

Chinese coal traders are reported to have cut back on buying from Australia after the length of time taken by customs to clear cargoes reportedly doubled.

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Havilah Resources to explore for additional copper-cobalt resources in the Mutooroo district (18 March 2019, 2:00 pm)

The Mutooroo copper-cobalt district is located in New South Wales, eastern Australia.

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Rio Tinto rejects push by activist shareholders to reveal emission targets (18 March 2019, 10:52 am)

Miner has hit back at a push to make it more accountable for carbon emissions produced by its customers, including Chinese steel makers.

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Newmont’s Tanami gold mine to curb emissions by 20% (15 March 2019, 9:05 pm)

Project included the installation of two power stations, a 66 kV interconnected power line, and a 450 km natural gas pipeline.

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Lucapa finds fourth +50 carat diamond at Mothae mine in Lesotho (15 March 2019, 3:58 pm)

While the 83.9 carat rock was not gem-quality, Lucapa says the find continues to underline the large-stone nature of the kimberlite resource.

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Russian-Uzbek EOR JV named Andijanpetro (18 March 2019, 5:56 pm)

Andijanpetro LLC is the name of the joint venture formed by Zarubezhneft and Uzbekneftegaz to enhance recovery at three old oil fields in the Ferghana Valley of Uzbekistan.

FERC issues final EIS for proposed Brownsville Channel LNG project (18 March 2019, 5:48 pm)

Construction of Texas Brownsville LNG LLC’s proposed LNG project could result in adverse environmental consequences, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said in a Mar. 15 final environmental impact statement. Impacts would be less than significant if the project sponsor’s proposed impact avoidance, minimization, and mitigation measures and the FERC staff’s additional recommendations are implemented, it added.

Ukraine announces second, third licensing rounds (18 March 2019, 5:18 pm)

Ukraine outlined terms for its second and third licensing rounds. Bidding will be done using an online auction for areas covering more than 2,260 sq km. Licensing rounds are being offered in stages.

Iran commissions four South Pars phases (18 March 2019, 5:14 pm)

Iran has commissioned four more phases of offshore South Pars natural gas field. Phases 13 and 22-24 have production capacities of 56 million cu m/day, 75,000 b/d of condensate, and 400 tonnes/day of sulfur each.

Inpex awarded onshore Block 4 in Abu Dhabi (18 March 2019, 4:02 pm)

Inpex Corp. has received exploration rights to 6,116-sq km Block 4 in Abu Dhabi from Abu Dhabi National Oil Corp. With a 100% interest in the exploration phase, Inpex will invest as much as $176 million, including a participation fee, to explore the area between Abu Dhabi city and the boundary with Dubai and to assess two undeveloped discoveries, Ramhan and Hudairiat.


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