ExxonMobil ships first LNG cargo from $19B PNG LNG project ahead of schedule; serving China and Japan

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Construction of PNG LNG in Papua New Guinea began in 2010, and took more than 190 million work hours to complete. The PNG LNG project is an integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities in the Southern Highlands, Hela, Western, Gulf and Central provinces of Papua New Guinea. ExxonMobil continues to assess and advance new expansion and development opportunities in Papua New Guinea.

2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Fisheries continue to deteriorate in most countries, with significant problems in El Salvador, Papua New Guinea, and Portugal. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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ExxonMobil adds 2.7B barrels oil equivalent to reserves; replaces 183% of 2017 production

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Key resource additions were also made in deepwater Brazil pre-salt with the acquisition of interest in the two billion gross oil-equivalent-barrel Carcara field, onshore Papua New Guinea with the acquisition of InterOil Corporation, and Mozambique with the purchase of an interest in Area 4. Exxon Mobil Corporation added 2.7 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in 2017, replacing 183% of production. ExxonMobil’s proved reserves totaled 21.2

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Researchers show mechanism by which diesel exhaust particles trigger respiratory “flare-ups”

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The team tested the effects of exposure in a guinea pig model and animal nerve tissue. Researchers at Imperial College London, working with colleagues from King’s College London and University of British Columbia, have demonstrated a mechanism by which diesel exhaust particles directly affect the lungs to initiate symptoms such as a tightening of the airways and cough. These triggered respiratory reflexes can potentially worsen underlying conditions, such as asthma.

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Consumer Reports calls on Tesla to disable and update auto steering function, remove “Autopilot” name

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Consumers should never be guinea pigs for vehicle safety ‘beta’ programs. Consumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable the automatic steering function in the Autopilot driving-assist system available in its Model S vehicles until the company updates the function to confirm that the driver’s hands remain on the steering wheel at all times.

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Wanted: Electric MINI test drivers

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With MINI already firmly established in the hearts of British motorists and the opportunity to drive a 204hp, emission-free version of the car in the UK now on offer, a similar rush of interest is expected so get your clogs on if you want to be one of the lucky guinea pigs. MINI is on the hunt for willing test drivers to drive its electric MINI cars as part of a Government-backed scheme to get electric cars on the roads.

Transport Ministers endorse 2009 MPG Marathon in Coventry

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As well as ‘smarter’ driver training techniques, the MPG Marathon will showcase a number of fuel and carbon saving technologies that are being ‘guinea-pigged.’. The new Secretary of State for Transport Lord Adonis and Transport Minister Sadiq Khan have both endorsed fuel efficiency extravaganza, the 2009 ALD Automotive/TOTAL ECO 10 MPG Marathon in Coventry on September 30 and 1st October.

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