Pancontinental says first oil discovered offshore Kenya

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Furthermore, it is the only offshore oil column ever reported seaward of the eastern coastal margin of the African continent, from South Africa to the north- west tip of Somalia. Australia-based Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL says it has verified that its recently completed Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has intersected an oil column—the first such discovered off the East African coast. The gross oil column is assessed to be 14m thick beneath a gross gas column of 29.6m

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Uber, Lyft respond to Trump ban on entry to US from targeted countries

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Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order suspending “immigrant and nonimmigrant entry” into the US from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen for 90 days, with the potential for adding further countries of origin to the list of proscribed.

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Satellite altimeter data study finds global ship traffic up 4x over past 20 years

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Traffic went up in every ocean during the 20 years of the study, except off the coast of Somalia, where increasing piracy has almost completely halted commercial shipping since 2006. Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, likely causing more water, air and noise pollution on the open seas, according to a new study quantifying global ship traffic.

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Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

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Just this past year Russia sent tanks into oil-rich Georgia, and an oil tanker was hijacked off the coast of Somalia. News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Andy Grove on battery power To wean itself from imported oil, the U.S. must create a strong electric car industry. The answer may lie in Silicon Valley. EMAIL | PRINT | SHARE | RSS DIGG FACEBOOK DEL.ICIO.US

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