Breaking his own record: Sherpa mountaineer scales Mt. Everest for 23rd time
Kami Rita, 49, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.
Oil prices rise as Hurricane Gustav nears Gulf
Oil prices swung higher Tuesday as Hurricane Gustav struck Haiti, raising concerns that the storm could slam into major oil operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ike destroys a number of Gulf platforms
Hurricane Ike appears to have destroyed a number of production platforms and damaged some of the pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico, federal officials said Sunday.
Rising losses force reinsurers to go slow on underwriting
Insurance buyers can look forward to the soft market to continue in '08. Estimates show that losses are due to disasters. Insurance cover for towing on way
Shortage of drilling tools, rigs spikes oilcos’ hunt
Even as global crude oil prices continue to rule at over $60 per barrel, the country’s quest for self-sufficiency in oil and gas is being hindered by an acute shortage of oil rigs and drilling equipment.
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