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drilling oil rig on land

September 18, 2018

OPEC net oil export revenues increased in 2017, will likely continue to increase in 2018

EIA projects that OPEC net oil export revenues will increase to $736 billion in 2018, up 30% from 2017. This expected increase follows higher forecast annual crude oil prices in 2018.

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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 17, 2018

North Carolina ports hit hardest by Florence

Two North Carolina ports are damaged enough to delay reopening in the wake of Hurricane Florence, according to an advisory from the North Carolina Ports Authority (NCPA), issued Sunday afternoon.

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EU flag draped over British flag

September 17, 2018

No deal Brexit could limit UK seafarers’ opportunities

A no-deal exit from the European Union could limit the opportunities for UK seafarers, according to details shared by the UK Government.

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Trucks at Warehouse

September 17, 2018

Trucking capacity on the rebound from ELD mandate dip

Trucking shipments ticked down again in August since spiking in May, while still posting 6% year-over-year growth according to the Cass Freight Index.

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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 16, 2018 Newswatch

Florence is now a tropical depression, continued flooding expected

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, dumped up to 40 inches of rain on parts of North Carolina since Thursday, and continued to produce widespread heavy rain over much of North Carolina and eastern South Carolina.

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