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Oil Keeps Rising After OPEC Output Deal

1st Dec 2016

Oil prices rose on Thursday, building on gains made after OPEC struck a long-sought agreement to reduce production by 1.2 million barrels a day. Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, rose 1.4% to $52.56 a barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 1.2% […]

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What may happen in Oil when Trump moves into the White House

11th Nov 2016

(Bloomberg) — Some U.S. oil policies are likely to shift significantly when Donald Trump assumes the presidency next year. While details remain sketchy, he’s highlighted a number of areas where he differs significantly from current policy. Relations with the Middle East and OPEC Donald Trump has been critical of both Saudi Arabia and Iran during […]

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World´s first unmanned offshore vessel

25th Oct 2016

A Norwegian and UK co-operation will result in the world’s first fully-automated and unmanned vessel for offshore operations. Owned by Automated Ships Ltd, built by Fjellstrand AS, supported by major industry partners including DNV GL and featuring the pinnacle in maritime technology integration by KONGSBERG, the Hrönn will be operational by 2018. About the ship […]

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Work on the world’s largest wind turbine begins

23rd Sep 2016

The world’s biggest wind turbine has started construction in Denmark following the completion of its enormous rotor blades that will power it. With a blade diameter of 180m it will be 33% bigger than the London Eye. These huge turbines are scheduled to form part of three large offshore wind farms in France, each with […]

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Construction jobs soar as architect positions lead the way

20th Aug 2016

There has been a surge in the availability of roles for construction and property professionals in Ireland. Leading construction recruitment firm in Ireland – Hays has revealed that demand for people with professional qualifications in the construction sector has gone up by almost 40% in July compared to the same period in 2015. Architects were […]

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