At The Drive-In Releases “Governed By Contagions”, Their First New Song In 16 Years

first_imgPost-hardcore legends At The Drive-In have officially released their first new song in 16 years. The new track, “Governed By Contagions”, comes from their forthcoming album, which will be released at some point in 2017. The track features the guitar fireworks that we’ve come to expect from Omar Rodriguez Lopez, pulsating drums, and the incredible vocal range of Cedric Bixler-Zavala, who seems to be all-systems-go after his vocal chord injury earlier this year that forced the band to cancel several of their comeback shows.Listen to “Governed By Contagions” below! We’ll provide more information on the new At The Drive-In album as it’s announced.last_img read more

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Norway’s investment decision puts oil and gas industry on notice

first_imgNorway’s investment decision puts oil and gas industry on notice FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Financial Times ($):Norway’s sovereign wealth fund may have spared the majors when announcing it was pulling investments from a host of oil and gas producers, but the move will still reverberate in the boardrooms of energy heavyweights like BP and ExxonMobil.With $1tn under management, the Norwegian oil fund is the world’s biggest sovereign investor, owning equity stakes between 1 and 2.5 per cent in all the supermajors. On Friday it said it would divest from smaller exploration and production companies as a means of diversifying Norway’s oil-rich economy’s exposure to the commodity.But while the largest integrated companies were granted a reprieve, justified by their vast refining and trading capabilities that could insulate them should the long-term future of oil demand growth threaten crude prices, Norway has also made clear it expects them to do more. One official in Oslo was even more blunt: “If I were an oil major reading this decision, I would make sure my plan for investment in renewables was in order.”It is a message that has been ringing around the boardrooms of Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Norway’s own state oil company Equinor for some time. But when it is delivered by the world’s largest investor in equities, it carries even greater weight.More ($): Norway’s investment cull leaves oil majors spared but shakenlast_img read more

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