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$30M Donation Makes Egil & Pauline Braathen Center a Reality in FL

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Category: Health

The $90 million Egil and Pauline Braathen Center is scheduled to open in early March, although a date has not been set. Hospital leaders gave media tours Thursday, and the building will be open for public viewing Sunday. Construction of the center got underway after Cleveland Clinic received a $30 million donation — the largest […]

Source: Sun Sentinel

Published: February 19, 2015


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Yara to Build $600M Ammonia Plant in Texas

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Norwegian fertiliser maker Yara and German chemicals firm BASF will spend $600 million building an ammonia plant in Texas, taking advantage of cheap shale gas to expand their presence in the United States, the companies said. Proposals for the project were made in public in 2013, but the joint statement on Thursday marked the first […]

Source: Reuters

Published: February 19, 2015


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Statoil Gives Go Ahead for $29 Billion Johan Sverdrup Field

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Category: Energy

Norway’s Statoil is moving ahead with plans to develop a giant $29 billion oil field, Europe’s costliest offshore energy project, expecting to produce some of the world’s cheapest oil that will be profitable even after the recent price crash. Statoil said on Friday it would start the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea by […]

Source: Reuters

Published: February 13, 2015


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DoJ Requests Additional Information for Halliburton Acquisition of Baker Hughes

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Category: Energy

Halliburton and Baker Hughes have announced that, as expected, the companies have each received a request for additional information from the United States Department of Justice in connection with Halliburton’s pending acquisition of Baker Hughes. The second requests were issued under the notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.

Source: World Oil

Published: February 10, 2015


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US Pre-Clearance to Oslo Airport?

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Category: Airline / Travel

Gardermoen may join Ireland’s Dublin and Shannon in the effort to shrink border queues in America. While Abu Dhabi also has the system in place, Stockholm Arlanda is on the way to offering the system. The UAE’s airport is expanding the facility, but Swedish authorities are still seeking US approval. A total of 15 foreign […]

Source: The Foreigner

Published: February 11, 2015


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