Russian Oil Output Hits Post-Soviet Peak

A production ramp-up at Gazprom Neft and Surgutneftegas brought Russia’s oil output, the world’s largest, to a new post-Soviet record high of 10.59 million barrels per day (bpd) in October, Energy Ministry data showed on Saturday. ...

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Russia Floats Plan for Nuclear Power Plants at Sea

Back in the early 1970s, U.S. utility companies, frustrated with growing public unease about nuclear power that made it difficult for them to find sites for new plants, came up with a wild brainstorm. Why not put full-sized nuclear power plants on barges and position them offshore, where they wouldn't be in anyone's backyard, unless you counted fish? ...

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