Canada’s Ivanhoe Energy announced it has received the final payment from Royal Dutch Shell for its stake in a Chinese block of natural gas in the Sichuan Basin. The transaction was first announced at the beginning of 2012, and was valued at $85 million. The final payment is $3.7 million, and will be applied to Ivanhoe’s working capital reserves.
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Even people with no interest at all in Star Wars can identify the robot R2-D2. It’s a little blue and white trash can that bleeps and whizzes its way around the galaxy, getting into trouble along the way. A Silicon Valley startup has created our own modern R2-D2 for fighting crime, and we take a look at it here.