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Ernest Scheyder

Livent drops in IPO on lithium concerns, CEO sees spiking demand

Oct 11 2018

HOUSTON Lithium producer Livent Corp shares fell in their market debut on Thursday, the second poor showing for a lithium IPO in as many days, even as the company's chief executive dismissed oversupply concerns and forecast surging demand for the white metal.

U.S. oil CEO says corporations should work to stem climate change

Oct 10 2018

HOUSTON Corporations around the world should work together to reduce carbon emissions and stem climate change rather than wait for government mandates, the chief executive of U.S. oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday.

Chevron eyes Houston Ship Channel for second U.S. Gulf refinery

Oct 09 2018

LONDON/HOUSTON Chevron Corp wants to build or buy a refinery along the U.S. Gulf Coast to process crude oil from its rapidly growing Permian Basin operations, a senior executive said on Tuesday.

Albemarle shares drop after Chile rejects hike in lithium quota

Oct 08 2018

SANTIAGO/HOUSTON Shares of Albemarle Corp fell as much as 2.3 percent on Monday following news that Chile's nuclear regulator refused to increase the company's quota to sell lithium produced from its Salar de Atacama operation.

Albemarle eyes future as pure-play lithium market leader

Sep 27 2018

Sept 27 Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, aims to eventually end its dependence on two smaller units to fund growth as global appetite surges for electric-powered vehicles and consumer goods, its chief executive said in an interview.

Flooding expected to worsen as Florence passes through Carolinas

Sep 20 2018

CONWAY, S.C., Sept 20 Flooding across the Carolinas in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed 36 people, was expected to worsen over the next couple of days, forecasters said.

President Trump to visit North Carolina as waterways rise

Sep 19 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept 19 U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, which is bearing the brunt of Florence's deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged.

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

Sep 18 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. | Video

UPDATE 5-Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

Sep 18 2018

* Hog deaths, manure flooding expected to exceed 2016 hurricane (New throughout, adds comments from North Carolina governor)

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas

Sep 18 2018

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept 18 Rising flood waters threatened communities across the Carolinas on Tuesday as storm Florence menaced the U.S. Northeast with heavy rains and tornadoes after killing at least 32 people.

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