Posts Tagged ‘petroleum’

Parents Become Activists In The Fight Over South Portland’s Petroleum Tanks

Parents Become Activists In The Fight Over South Portland’s Petroleum Tanks By Sabrina Shankman, February 18, 2020 Above Photo: Global Partners owns tanks in South Portland, Maine, which have the potential to emit more than twice their permitted limit of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), such as benzene, a known carcinogen, and naphthalene, which can have neurological […]

Study: Petroleum-Based Additives Are Being Heavily Used In Popular Children’s Foods & Candy

The Facts: Multiple studies have outlined the potential benefits one can receive through the use of essential oils. The study presented in this paper shows it can have positive effects on the human brain. Reflect On: If we want to assist ourselves with regards to feeling better, or to help with certain disorders, it’s important […]

9 Yemenis killed as Saudi-led jets hit petroleum derivatives plant

Nearly a dozen people have been killed when Saudi-led military aircraft carried out a string of airstrikes against an area in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the warplanes struck a petroleum derivatives plant in the Mawiyah district of the province on Friday afternoon, […]

Sanctions Risks Related to Petroleum Shipments involving Iran and Syria

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), with the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Coast Guard, is issuing this advisory to alert persons globally to the significant U.S. sanctions risks for parties involved in petroleum shipments to the Government of Syria. These shipments create significant sanctions risk for […]

Qatar Petroleum to invest at least $20 billion in US after quitting OPEC

     Qatar Petroleum (QP) is looking to invest at least $20 billion in the United States over the coming few years, its chief executive told Reuters, after the Gulf Arab state quit OPEC, freeing Doha from potential legal risks in the United States. Saad al-Kaabi, who holds the energy portfolio of the world’s top liquefied […]

Slathering your wound with petroleum jelly may not be a good idea, concludes new research

(Natural News) According to a study, which was an international collaboration between the University of Leeds and the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the last thing you should do when you’re injured is cover the wound with petroleum jelly. The study findings, which were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, have revealed that the […]

Partnership of private sector in swap, export of petroleum products

SHANA — The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said plans were under way to involve the domestic private sector in the swap and export of petroleum products. Mohammad Reza Mousavikhah said a call had been issued for identifying qualified and eligible domestic companies in the field of petroleum export and […]

Let Food Be Your Cosmetic: Coconut Oil Outperforms Dangerous Petroleum Body Care Products

July 25th, 2018 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World What you put on your skin goes directly into your body. Indeed, human autopsy studies have shown that mineral oil widely permeates our internal organs; major moisturizer brands have been found to cause tumor formation in treated animals. All the more reason why we need […]

Oil companies in Saudi Arabia use nanotechnology for petroleum extraction to minimize environmental pollution

(Natural News) There are few greater oxymorons than “environment-friendly oil company,” especially if said company is the biggest example in the world. But Saudi Aramco is trying to do just that, using nanotechnology to max out the petroleum from its oil wells while minimizing environmental pollution, an article in Nanowerks stated. Worcester Polytechnic […]

Iran petroleum exports break post-JCPOA record in April

SHANA — Iran’s crude oil exports hit 2,617 mbd in April 2018, a new record since implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) back in January 2016. The record was gained amid US President Donald Trump’s threats to pull out of the deal that was struck between Tehran and the P5+1 group of […]

Iran may have to reduce oil export to S. Korea: Petroleum minister

IRNA – If the money transfer problem doesn’t get solved, Iran will probably have to reduce oil export to South Korea, said Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh. After meeting with South Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mi on Tuesday, Bijan Zangeneh told reporters, ‘We talked about oil and gas condensates export […]

Professor awarded EWRI prize for select paper

Dr. Saeid Yousefi, Assistant Professor of College of Architecture, University of Tehran wrote a paper ‘Attitude-Based Negotiations for Resolving Water and Environmental Conflicts’ to address environmental conflicts related to water management issues. “In this paper, a negotiation methodology for resolving disputes in water and environmental conflicts is presented for handling negotiation in the presence of […]

Terrorist attacks on holy religious sites ‘shameful’

Bahram Ghasemi, Iran’s Foreing Ministry Spokesman, expressed his deep sympathies and condolences to the families of martyrs and victims who lost their lives or became wounded during an attack on the Sayyid Mohammed shrine in Balad 70 kilometers north of Baghdad, which involved suicide bombers and gun and mortar fire. While describing terrorist attacks on […]

Iran, Tajikistan stress enhanced cultural cooperation

Tehran, June 16, IRNA – Iran’s cultural counselor in Tajikistan Ebrahim Khodayar on Thursday underlined the need for enhanced cultural cooperation between Tehran and Dushanbe. Khodayar was speaking during a meeting with the director of international affairs department of Tajikistan’s Ministry of Culture. During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways for expansion of cultural […]

Iraqi Dy FM arrives in Tehran

Tehran, June 12, IRNA – Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Nazar Khairallah arrived in Tehran on Sunday leading a delegation to hold consultations with the Iranian counterparts on political and international issues. Khairallah is expected to meet and confer with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian within framework of joint […]

European companies eye Iran market

Tehran, May 31, The Iran Project –  Although U.S. sanctions limit the ability of foreign subsidiaries to engage in Iran business, some European countries, like Portugal and Italy, eye to invest in Iran’s markets. European countries are developing economic cooperation with Iran and Portugal in hope to have a good cooperation in the economic field […]

Visa limitations run counter to JCPOA, says Iran

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Visa limitations run counter to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and need to be modified, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi. “Naturally, Europeans are not happy with the situation, but as you know there have been exceptions in John Kerry’s letter and regulations presented by […]

What makes Sudan shift towards Israeli regime?

Alwaght- Sudan, since the rise of the Islamic Salvation Front to power in 1989, has established very strong ties with Iran and the resistant Palestinian groups and hosted such movements as Hamas and Islamic Jihad on its soil. Due to its Islamic and honorable stances, Sudan has undergone a great deal of difficulties. Despite the […]

Deputy FM: Iran now studying new US sanctions

Tehran, Jan 19, IRNA – Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American Affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanchi said on Tuesday that Tehran is now studying new set of sanctions imposed by the US. Speaking to reporters, he said presently the committee in charge of supervising the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is studying new […]

Toxic Products to Ban From Your Home – Plus Healthier Alternatives to Help You Do It

9th January 2016 By Elisha McFarland N.D. Guest Writer for Wake Up World The average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. While people are aware of the health risk caused by outdoor air pollution, few may consider that indoor air quality can also have a negative impact on their health. According to the EPA levels […]

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