Storm cuts U.S. oil, gas, power output, sending prices higher

Storm cuts U.S. oil, gas, power output, sending prices higher

Dec 23 (Reuters) – Frigid cold and blowing winds on Friday knocked out power and cut energy production across the United States, driving up heating and electricity prices as people prepared for holiday celebrations. Winter Storm Elliott brought sub-freezing temperatures and extreme weather alerts to about two-thirds of the United States, with cold and snow … Read more

3M to end 'forever chemicals' output at cost of up to $2.3 bln – Reuters.com

3M to end 'forever chemicals' output at cost of up to $2.3 bln – Reuters.com

3M to end ‘forever chemicals’ output at cost of up to $2.3 bln  Reuters.com 3M will stop making hazardous ‘forever chemicals’ starting in 2025  CNN 3M to end use of ‘forever chemicals’ by end of 2025  Yahoo Finance 3M to Stop Making, Discontinue Use of ‘Forever Chemicals’  The Wall Street Journal Amid pressure, 3M to end toxic ‘forever chemicals’  Reuters … Read more

Buffett’s Berkshire discloses $4.1 bln TSMC stake

Buffett’s Berkshire discloses $4.1 bln TSMC stake

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said it bought more than $4.1 billion of stock in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (2330.TW), , a rare significant foray into the technology sector by billionaire Warren Buffett’s conglomerate. The news sent shares in TSMC up more than 6% in Taiwan on Tuesday, as it boosted investor sentiment … Read more

Exclusive: U.S. blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments over Chinese slave labor concerns

Exclusive: U.S. blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments over Chinese slave labor concerns

Nov 11 (Reuters) – More than 1,000 shipments of solar energy components worth hundreds of millions of dollars have piled up at U.S. ports since June under a new law banning imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about slave labor, according to federal customs officials and industry sources. The level of seizures, which has … Read more

Oil stable near $100 a barrel as dollar weakens

Oil stable near $100 a barrel as dollar weakens

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Oil prices were stable on Monday, close to $100 a barrel as support from a weaker dollar and recovering Chinese crude imports met renewed demand concerns linked to China’s stringent COVID containment approach. Brent crude futures were down 1 cent, or 0.1%, to $98.56 a barrel at 1444 GMT. U.S. … Read more

Exxon’s record-smashing Q3 profit nearly matches Apple’s

Exxon’s record-smashing Q3 profit nearly matches Apple’s

Oil firm smashes Wall Street forecasts with $19.7 billion profit Exxon’s fossil-fuel bets eclipse rivals Shell, TotalEnergies Company projects flat oil output this year on Russia losses HOUSTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) on Friday smashed expectations as soaring energy prices fueled a record-breaking quarterly profit, nearly matching that of tech giant … Read more

Biden awards $2.8 billion to boost U.S. minerals output for EV batteries

Biden awards $2.8 billion to boost U.S. minerals output for EV batteries

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Wednesday it is awarding $2.8 billion in grants to boost U.S. production of electric vehicle batteries and the minerals used to build them, part of a bid to wean the country off supplies from China. Albemarle Corp (ALB.N) is among the 20 manufacturing and processing … Read more

Nobel prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Nobel prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Danish winner Meldal says click-chemistry like Lego Technology has been used for targeting cancer treatment Prize worth more than $900,000 STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Scientists Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and Barry Sharpless won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for discovering reactions that let molecules snap together to create new compounds and … Read more

Exclusive: Zelenskiy accuses Russia of war crimes, sees no early end to war

Exclusive: Zelenskiy accuses Russia of war crimes, sees no early end to war

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Zelenskiy: it’s too early to say tide turning in war Outcome of war hinges on arms supplies, he says Northeast counterattack should boost support, he says Zelenskiy proposes Russia free POWs in ammonia deal KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy accused Russia on Friday … Read more

Exclusive: Zelenskiy suggests resuming Russia ammonia exports in exchange for POWs, Kremlin says no

Exclusive: Zelenskiy suggests resuming Russia ammonia exports in exchange for POWs, Kremlin says no

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy arrives for an interview with Reuters, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 16, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he would only back the idea of reopening Russian ammonia exports … Read more