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High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88 billion in first half

High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88 billion in first half

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi energy company Aramco said on Sunday that its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, helping its half-year profits to reach nearly 88 billion. dollars. The increase is a boon to the kingdom and the crown prince’s purchasing power as people …

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Your price at the pump has gone up.  Saudi Aramco's profits also hit a new record high

Your price at the pump has gone up. Saudi Aramco’s profits also hit a new record high

Saudi Aramco engineers and journalists watch the Hawiyah natural gas liquids recovery plant in Hawiyah, Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia in 2021. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption toggle caption Amr Nabil/AP Saudi Aramco engineers and journalists watch the Hawiyah natural gas liquids recovery plant in Hawiyah, Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia in 2021. Amr Nabil/AP DUBAI, …

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Matter under extreme conditions of very high temperature and pressure turns out to be remarkably simple and universal

Matter under extreme conditions of very high temperature and pressure turns out to be remarkably simple and universal

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made two discoveries about the behavior of “supercritical matter” – matter at the critical point where the differences between liquids and gases seem to disappear. While the behavior of matter at reasonably low temperature and pressure was well understood, the picture of matter …

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Matter under extreme conditions of very high temperature and pressure turns out to be remarkably simple and universal

Matter under extreme conditions of very high temperature and pressure turns out to be remarkably simple and universal

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made two discoveries about the behavior of “supercritical matter” – matter at the critical point where the differences between liquids and gases seem to disappear. While the behavior of matter at reasonably low temperature and pressure was well understood, the picture of matter …

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Home prices hit a new high in the second quarter

Home prices hit a new high in the second quarter

The median price for existing single-family homes in the second quarter was $413,500 — the first time that quarterly price has topped $400,000, according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association of Realtors. Home prices for the quarter rose 14.2% from a year ago, slightly less than the 15.4% year-over-year price increase recorded …

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Low pressure, high stakes: Physicists are making major gains in the race for room-temperature superconductivity

Low pressure, high stakes: Physicists are making major gains in the race for room-temperature superconductivity

A team of physicists from the Nevada Extreme Conditions Lab (NEXCL) at UNLV used a diamond anvil cell, a research device similar to the one pictured, in their research to lower the pressure needed to observe material capable of superconductivity at ambient temperature. Credit: NEXCL Less than two years after shocking the scientific world with …

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Low pressure, high stakes: Physicists are making major gains in the race for room-temperature superconductivity

Low pressure, high stakes: Physicists are making major gains in the race for room-temperature superconductivity

A team of physicists from the Nevada Extreme Conditions Lab (NEXCL) at UNLV used a diamond anvil cell, a research device similar to the one pictured, in their research to lower the pressure needed to observe material capable of superconductivity at ambient temperature. Credit: NEXCL Less than two years after shocking the scientific world with …

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Why the Dodgers remained silent at the trade deadline, despite several high profile lawsuits

Why the Dodgers remained silent at the trade deadline, despite several high profile lawsuits

SAN FRANCISCO— Dave Roberts was locked in the Major League Baseball trade deadline on Tuesday. “Dude,” the Dodgers manager remarked after the time expired. “A lot has happened.” Not for his team. While the San Diego Padres have drastically changed their roster around the addition of Juan Soto, other National League contenders such as the …

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Uber's business is booming despite high gas prices and inflation

Uber’s business is booming despite high gas prices and inflation

Uber (UBER) said on Tuesday its revenue hit $8.1 billion in the three months to June, more than doubling from a year earlier as more customers turned to the ride-sharing service . The number of consumers and drivers using its platform is “at record highs,” the company said in its quarterly earnings report. Uber recorded …

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