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Iran, Iraq, Syria sign $10B gas pipeline deal

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Iran, Iraq, and Syria have signed a deal for the construction of the Middle East’s largest gas pipeline, which would carry gas from Iran’s South Pars gas field to Europe via Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon and beneath the Mediterranean Sea. Iraq has said that it needs 10 to 15 million cubic meters of Iranian gas per day.

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Mystery electric BMW, US isolated, Tesla's long odds, Hyundai Ioniq, battery cobalt: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got two BMW electric-car stories (one on battery cobalt, another on a mystery debut later this month), the long odds Tesla faces, the unlikely prospect of Syria one-upping the U.S. on climate, and our last Best Car To Buy 2018 finalist. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Opinion: Is Russia Plotting To Bring Down OPEC?

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By adding an airbase to their military presence in Syria, the Russians—coordinating with Iran, Syrian President Assad, and eventually possibly Iraq—would have the capability to disrupt shipments from Persian Gulf and Red Sea terminals. In addition, mismanaged confrontation with the U.S.

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What Does The Next OPEC Meeting Have In Store?

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He said that without solutions to the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, an agreement is unlikely. “In the Southern Persian Gulf, oil is becoming a political commodity, more than an economic commodity,” he said. OPEC is in a difficult situation.”. The negotiations between the delegates of the two nations ended in conflict.

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IEA: Estonia is pioneering technologies for more efficient and cleaner use of oil shale

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There are also significant reserves in Jordan, Morocco, Sweden, Syria and Turkey. The US tops the list of the richest oil shale reserves, accounting for more than 60% globally, with the most concentrated deposits located in the Green River Formation that lies in western Colorado, eastern Utah and southern Wyoming.

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Taking the Measure of the Earthquake That Destroyed Tokyo

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The twin earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria on 6 February this year show the physical devastation and accompanying death toll that can occur when building codes are ignored and not enforced. Cultural memorials are another way society responds to earthquake disasters.

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Puzzling Out the Drone War Over Ukraine

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These include the Eleron-3SV and the Orlan-10 drones, both of which have been used extensively in Syria and Ukraine. The most common Russian drones are mid-sized ones used for surveillance and reconnaissance.

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