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BP Launches Its ‘Largest-Ever’ Seismic Program at Azerbaijan Oil Field

Jan 24, 2024

BP has started a new four-dimensional (4D) high-definition ocean bottom node seismic program on its Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oil field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.This is the largest-ever seismic acquisition commitment made by BP globally by all its aspects – area size, cost and program duration, the company said.The program, which will focus on ACG’s Balakhany and Fasila reservoirs…

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Apr 15, 2024

Russia's seaborne oil product exports fell 4.2% in March from the previous month to 10.178 million metric tons due to unplanned maintenance at refineries and a uel export ban, data from industry sources and Reuters calculations showed.Russia's…

Russian Oil Companies Told to Boost Fuel Supply to Domestic Market

Apr 10, 2024

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak met heads of local oil companies on Wednesday, instructing them to maximiae gasoline and diesel supply to the domestic market, according to a statement posted on the government's Telegram channel…

Asia Crude Imports Surge as China, India Snap Up Russian Oil

Mar 28, 2024

Asia's imports of crude oil are expected to rise to the highest in 10 months as heavyweights China and India lifted arrivals from Russia, but impending maintenance schedules and rising prices mean such levels may not be sustained.The world's top importing region is forecast to see arrivals of 27…

Oil Rises Almost 2% as Markets Await OPEC+ Decision

Mar 01, 2024

Oil prices rose on Friday and were set for weekly gains as markets awaited an OPEC+ decision on supply agreements for the second quarter while weighing fresh U.S., European and Chinese economic data.Brent LCOc1 futures for May were up $1.43…

Chevron Reroutes Kazakh Oil to Asia Around Africa

Jan 30, 2024

Chevron is sending cargoes of Kazakhstan's CPC Blend oil to Asia around Africa's Cape of Good Hope rather than via the Red Sea to avoid the risk of attacks by Yemen’s Houthis, according to three industry sources and LSEG ship-tracking data.The…

India to Become Main Driver of Incremental Oil Use by 2030

Jan 23, 2024

India's petroleum consumption climbed to a new record last year and the country is on course to overtake China as the primary driver of incremental oil consumption before 2030.Urbanisation, industrialisation and the growth of the middle class…

India Cuts Windfall Tax on Petroleum Crude

Jan 15, 2024

India cut its windfall tax on petroleum crude to 1,700 rupees ($20.53) a tonne from 2,300 rupees a tonne, according to a government notification on Monday.The cut will be effective from Jan. 16, the order said.On Jan. 2, the government had lifted the windfall tax on petroleum crude oil to 2…

Indian Refiners to Ask for Extra Saudi Oil After Sharp Price Cut

Jan 09, 2024

Two Indian state refiners are seeking to boost imports of Saudi crude oil after the kingdom cut the official selling price of its key export grade for February to the lowest in 27 months, company sources said.Indian Oil Corp, the country's top refiner…

West Azeri Platform Marks 1 Billion Barrels Milestone

Dec 29, 2023

West Azeri platform, located in the Caspian Sea at Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) oil field, has achieved 1 billion barrels total production.The announcement was made by BP, which is the operator of ACG oil field, on behalf of its partners SOCAR…

Oil Loadings Resume from Russia's Port of Novorossiisk After Storm

Dec 28, 2023

Oil loadings from Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have resumed after being suspended due to a storm on Dec. 27, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.The port will likely be able to ship all the crude volumes scheduled for December…

World Oil Demand Next Year to Rise Faster than Expected, IEA Says

Dec 14, 2023

World oil demand will rise faster than expected next year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday, a sign that the outlook for near-term oil use remains robust despite this week's COP28 agreement to transition away from fossil fuels…

IEA Sees Indian Oil Product Demand Growth Slowing in 2024

Dec 14, 2023

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday the 'explosive growth' in Indian oil product consumption may be coming to an end.In a monthly report, the IEA projected that India's oil product demand growth would slow to 2.5% next year from 4…

Oil Investors to Usher in 2024 Amid Oversupply, Demand Concerns

Dec 14, 2023

Oil investors will usher in 2024 with gnawing concerns about oversupply, slowing economic growth and simmering Middle East tension that could spark price volatility.Benchmark Brent has averaged around $80 a barrel this year, after a volatile…

OPEC Chief Urges Members to Reject Any COP28 Deal that Targets Fossil Fuels

Dec 08, 2023

OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais has urged OPEC members to reject proposals for any deal under negotiation at the COP28 climate summit which targeted fossil fuels rather than emissions, a letter dated Dec. 6 and seen by Reuters on Friday showed…

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