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How Shell Hid a Whale Before Placing Mexican Oil Bet

Mar 02, 2018

Announcement of Whale well discovery delayed until auction. The gasps in the audience were clearly audible at the auction of Mexico's oil blocks a month ago as Royal Dutch Shell's hefty bids were announced one by one. The size of Shell's…

U.S. Considers Venezuela Oil Sanctions

Mar 01, 2018

The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan military-run oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro, a U.S. official said…

Oil Struggles to Escape China Demand Concerns

Feb 28, 2018

Soaring U.S. crude production also weighs on market. Oil prices struggled to stay in positive territory on Wednesday after data showed industrial activity in some of the world's major crude-consuming nations has softened. May Brent crude futures were virtually unchanged at $66…

Oil Falls as Stronger Dollar Eclipses U.S. Inventory Drop

Feb 22, 2018

Stronger dollar makes oil costlier for some buyers; API report showed lower U.S. crude inventories. Oil prices fell on Thursday, dragged lower by a firmer dollar that offset support from a surprise decline in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude futures were down 11 cents at $65…

India's Oil Imports Reach Record High in January

Feb 15, 2018

India imported a record 4.93 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) in January to feed its expanded refining capacity and meet rising demand, ship tracking data obtained from sources and data compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research & Forecasts showed…

US Oil Stocks Rise, Refining Rates Cut - EIA

Feb 14, 2018

U.S. crude stocks rose last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline stocks increased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.Crude inventories rose by 1.8 million barrels in the week to Feb…

Saudi Arabia to Restrain March Oil Exports

Feb 14, 2018

Saudi says to keep exports below 7 million bpd in March; OPEC's Barkindo says 2018 oil demand growth to be healthy. Saudi Arabia will restrain its oil exports in March despite lower domestic need for crude as OPEC's leader is pushing to…

Japan LNG Imports at 5-year High on Colder Weather

Feb 01, 2018

Japanese LNG imports reach 8.7 mln T in January, pressuring regional LNG market with China also hoovering up cargoes. Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit their highest in at least five years in January, with shipments expected…

DNV GL Alliance for Offshore Wind Energy Development in Vietnam

Jan 24, 2018

Singapore-based Enterprize Energy and partner Renewable Energy Global Solutions (REGS), together with PetroVietnam consortium comprising Petroleum Equipment Assembly & Metal Structure (PVC-MS) and VietSovPetro (VSP), MHI-Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW)…

Brent Crude Eases after Surprise Rise in U.S. Inventories

Jan 24, 2018

U.S. crude, gasoline inventories climb as traders take put options to sell crude. Brent oil prices eased on Wednesday, under pressure from a rise in U.S. crude and gasoline inventories although crude prices remained near three-year highs…

Eni Boots up World's Biggest Industrial Supercomputer

Jan 18, 2018

Italian oil and gas group Eni said on Thursday it had installed new capacity at its supercomputing centre near Milan to create the world's most powerful industrial computer. The new capacity quadruples the group's computing power, allowing it to process up to 22…

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