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Abu Dhabi commits billions to expand its refining capacity

Abu Dhabi commits billions to expand its refining capacity

Business
May 14 (UPI) -- More than $ 45 billion in investments over the next five years could position the United Arab Emirates as a global refining powerhouse, its oil company said. "Given the projected increase in demand for petrochemicals and higher value refined products, we are repositioning ADNOC to become a leading global downstream player," Ahmed al-Jaber, the CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and the Emirati minister of state, said in a statement. ADNOC said it would spend $ 45 billion over the next five years to expand its refining and petrochemicals operations at al-Ruwais, a city in western Abu Dhabi. ADNOC and its subsidiaries process 10.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day and has a refining capacity of 922,000 barrels per day. By 2025, the company said it would expand it...
Scottish Power says UK will need to boost capacity

Scottish Power says UK will need to boost capacity

Science
Britain will need to boost its generation of electricity by about a quarter, Scottish Power has estimated.The energy firm said electric cars and a shift to electric heating could send demand for power soaring.Its chief executive also said there would have to be a major investment in the wiring necessary to handle rapid charging of car batteries.Keith Anderson was speaking as the firm reached the milestone of 2,000 megawatts of wind power capacity. That equates to about an eighth of the British total.The figure includes Whitelee wind farm, on Eaglesham Moor, south of Glasgow, which has more than 200 turbines. Believed to be Europe's biggest wind farm, it is capable of generating enough power for all of Glasgow's homes.In the past 18 months, the Spanish-owned company has been installing near...
Kim Kardashian's nipples steal her thunder in top stretched to capacity

Kim Kardashian's nipples steal her thunder in top stretched to capacity

Entertainment
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians bombshell faced intense questioning from fans after white lines thought to be cocaine were spotted in the background of her Snapchat video.The 36-year-old quickly shut down the rumours and insisted that the mess was only candy from a sweetshop she had visited with her four-year-old daughter North earlier that day.Kim later discovered that the lines in question were in fact marble markings which from afar seemed like white lines.After masses of speculation, naturally Kim devised a scandalous tactic to deflect the attention away from the debacle and onto her boobs.Queen Kimmie ditched her bra as she stepped out in a white vest which provided little support for her bulging boobs.GETTYTIGHT SQUEEZE: Kim's vest seemed stretched to capacityGETTYLICENSE TO THRI...