CPC oil producers eye boost to flows via Russia from May

Kazakh oil producers, which export crude via the Caspian pipeline consortium (CPC), are seeking to divert flows to Russia’s Transneft from May in an attempt to minimize losses as CPC Blend margins and demand fall, five market sources said. Companies including Chevron’s Tengizchevroil, Karachaganak Petroleum Operating (KPO) and state-owned Kazmunaigaz (KMG) plan to redirect 4.5 […]

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Study shows sharp decrease of intimate partner violence in Nicaragua

The percentage of women and girls in Nicaragua’s second-largest city who reported experiencing physical violence by their partners during their lifetimes decreased from 55% in 1995 to 28% in 2016, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ Global Health. Researchers at the George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute (GWI), in partnership with […]

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