How to Build Your Own ‘Smokeless’ Fire Pit

How to Build Your Own 'Smokeless' Fire Pit

Photo: The Image Party (Shutterstock) Fire pits are often considered an inviting part of outdoor spaces—but sometimes the smoke they create is less than inviting. Whether the lingering smell on your coat or in your hair is a nuisance, or you happen to be the person who always seems to be sitting where the wind … Read more

China’s Sinopec plans its biggest capital expenditure in history

China's Sinopec plans its biggest capital expenditure in history

A pumpjack is seen at the Sinopec-operated Shengli oil field in Dongying, Shandong province, China January 12, 2017. Picture taken January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Chen Aizhu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, March 27 (Reuters) – China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (600028.SS), better known as Sinopec, is planning its highest capital … Read more

Boeing, Exxon, Apple join Western firms spurning Russia over Ukraine

Boeing, Exxon, Apple join Western firms spurning Russia over Ukraine

Ford suspends operations in Russia Apple stops iPhone sales in Russian market ESG investors press Western firms to act March 2 (Reuters) – Boeing (BA.N) suspended maintenance and technical support for Russian airlines and US energy firm Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) said it would exit Russia, joining a growing list of Western companies spurning Moscow over … Read more

Western companies’ pullout from Russia expected to accelerate

Western companies' pullout from Russia expected to accelerate

Many companies still in monitoring mode US still considering whether to bar Russian flights March 1 (Reuters) – More Western companies are expected to pull out of Russia on Tuesday, as corporations and investors across industries follow the lead of energy firms BP and Shell that abandoned multi-billion-dollar positions after the invasion of Ukraine. Leading … Read more

Oil prices rise as Ukraine conflict stokes supply concerns

Oil prices rise as Ukraine conflict stokes supply concerns

Models of oil barrels and a pump jack are displayed in front of a rising stock graph and “$100” in this illustration taken February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 1 (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed on Tuesday as concerns over potential supply disruption amid Russia’s invasion … Read more

BP exit opens new front in West’s campaign against Russia

BP exit opens new front in West's campaign against Russia

BP to abandon Rosneft stake at cost of up to $25 billion Companies with Russian assets coming under growing pressure EU industry chief tells Alphabet to ban war propaganda accounts Battle between Russia and big tech companies expected to deepen Financial sanctions designed to isolate Russian economy Feb 28 (Reuters) – Energy major BP opened … Read more

US offshore wind auction attracts record-setting bids

US offshore wind auction attracts record-setting bids

FILE PHOTO: Power-generating windmill turbines at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm near Amsterdam, Netherlands September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 23 (Reuters) – The largest ever US sale of offshore wind development rights – for areas off the coasts of New York and New Jersey … Read more

Facing Texas pushback, BlackRock says it backs fossil fuels

Facing Texas pushback, BlackRock says it backs fossil fuels

BOSTON, Feb 17 (Reuters) – At the risk of being dropped from Texas pension funds, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) has ramped up its message that the world’s largest asset manager is a friend of the oil and gas industries. As a large and long-term investor in fossil fuel companies, “we want to see these companies succeed … Read more