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Researchers Develop Revolutionary Cathode Material for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries hold promise for bringing more energy dense and low-cost batteries closer to market. University of California – San Diego engineers have developed an advanced cathode material for lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries that is healable and highly conductive, overcoming longstanding challenges of traditional sulfur cathodes....

Fri Apr 19, 2024 23:01
Russian Refineries Install Nets as Protection From Drone Attacks

Russian oil company Bashneft, part of state-controlled giant Rosneft, has installed metal mesh at its refineries to protect them from drone attacks from Ukraine, Russian media reported on Friday, quoting Radiy Khabirov, the head of the Bashkortostan region where Bashneft is based. “We don't stop there. There are a number of solutions there, which I...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 23:01
Peter Schiff Questions Bitcoin’s Value As ‘Halving’ Event Nears

Via, Peter Schiff recently appeared on Market Overtime with Oliver Renick for an interview. In their wide-ranging discussion, Peter speaks on monetary policy, the reliability of inflation data, and reasons to avoid Bitcoin. Contrary to the popular narrative, gold’s recent rise is not because of world conflicts. Inflation is the driving...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:00
Biden Administration Restricts Oil Drilling and Mining in Alaska

The U.S. Administration finalized on Friday a strategy to help protect federal lands, which includes restricting access to drilling and mining in a large part of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). The Public Lands Rule is aimed at helping safeguard the health of America’s public lands by ensuring that the U.S. protects clean water and...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:00
The Great Game Returns to Central Asia

The Great Game is playing out once again in Central Asia, but it is getting a new name and adopting a different set of rules. Economics, not politics, is defining the terms of the current superpower competition for regional influence, according to a report prepared by a Kazakh research institute.  There is a key difference governing the global rivalries...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 21:08
International Oil Drilling Boosts SLB’s Net Profit in Q1

SLB (NYSE: SLB), the world’s largest oilfield services provider, reported on Friday 14% higher net income for the first quarter compared to the same period last year, amid strong international drilling demand that more than offset a weaker North American market.  SLB has been saying for several consecutive quarters that it expects strong international...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 21:08

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