Extreme E races at the Ocean X Prix in Senegal this weekend

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Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, is back this weekend with their second race, this time on the beach at Lac Rose/Lake Retba outside Dakar, Senegal. more… The post Extreme E races at the Ocean X Prix in Senegal this weekend appeared first on Electrek.

Cairn, ConocoPhillips confirm oil find offshore Senegal

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Cairn, ConocoPhillips and their other joint venture partners confirmed that oil was discovered in the FAN-1 exploration well, located approximately 60 miles (97 km) offshore Senegal, in Northwest Africa. It is the third well in Cairn’s North West Africa program and first in Senegal. Further evaluation is required in order to determine commerciality.

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BHP offboards its petroleum business in merger with Woodside; focus on “future-facing commodities”

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The Atlantis Phase 3 (US), Mad Dog Phase 2 (US), Shenzi North (US) and Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 (Senegal) projects remain on budget and on track, and along with significant brownfield expansion options, provide opportunity for near- and medium-term growth.

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Extreme E Ocean X Prix

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myenergi set to bring a spark to Senegal for Ocean X Prix. With just 10 days to go until the Extreme E Ocean X Prix, myenergi, pioneer of the world’s first eco-smart EV charging device , is set to electrify the grid and bring a spark to proceedings in Senegal.

MIT study: people globally follow a “visitation law”; inverse relationship between distance and frequency of visits

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To conduct the study, the researchers used anonymized cellphone data from large communications providers to track the movement of people in the metro areas of Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Boston; Braga, Lisbon, and Porto, Portugal; Dakar, Senegal; and Singapore. A new paper by an MIT team and colleagues in Singapore, China, Italy and Denmark, drawing on global data, finds that people visit places more frequently when they have to travel shorter distances to get there.

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Gravita India largest battery recycling firm enters into EV recycling business

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Scrap from Africa, which was earlier imported to India, will now be consumed by our four African recycling facilities in Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal and Mozambique, resulting in further savings in logistic costs and reduction of the working capital cycle.”.

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US, China, and G-20 agree to work to global phase down of HFCs

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This was agreed by: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey,the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union, as well as Ethiopia, Spain, Senegal, Brunei, Kazakhstan, and Singapore. The US reached separate agreements with the G-20 and with China to address the rapid growth in the use and release of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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What is Extreme E? – 1# Ultimate beginners guide to Extreme E

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Ocean X Prix – Lac Rose, Senegal – 29-30 May. Our beginners guide to Extreme E – everything you need to know!

IISD Releases Five-Part Series of Reports on Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies

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It focuses in particular on France, Ghana and Senegal, as well as drawing from case studies of other countries and previous work that examines the reform of energy subsidies and price subsidies. The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Geneva-based Global Subsidies Initiative ( GSI ) has issued a five-part series of reports into how nations might remove fossil-fuel subsidies, on the eve of a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Washington this week.

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Will EU demand for biofuel mean starvation for world’s poorest?

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In Senegal, a country affected by food riots a year ago, up to 200,000 hectares (10 per cent of the country’s arable land) might be set aside for jatropha crops for biofuels. . The controversy surrounding the use of biofuel in road fuel has heightened as one African publication accuses the biofuel industry of taking food directly out of the mouths of the hungry.