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Saudi Aramco to Supply Full Oil Volumes to Some Asian Refiners in May

Apr 10, 2023

Saudi Aramco has told at least four customers in North Asia they will receive full contract volumes of crude oil in May, several sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday, despite the extra output cut announced by the oil majors earlier this month…

Oil Price Levels Off

Apr 10, 2023

Oil steadied on Monday, after rising for three straight weeks, as looming supply cuts from Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ producers balanced concern about weakening global growth that may dampen fuel demand.Last week crude jumped more than 6% after OPEC+…

Indonesia Auctions Trio of Oil and Gas Blocks

Apr 10, 2023

Indonesia has put three oil and gas exploration blocks out for tender in its first bidding round of the year, with estimated resources of more than 2.4 billion barrel of oil and 9 trillion cubic feet of gas, its energy ministry said.Indonesia plans to offer 10 oil and gas working areas this year…

PetroVietnam Beats Q1 Crude Output Target

Apr 10, 2023

Vietnam's state oil firm PetroVietnam said on Monday its crude oil output was 2.6 million tonnes in the first quarter this year, 12.6% higher than its target.The figure, however, is lower than the company's crude oil output of 2.74 million tonnes in the same period last year…

China Importing Russian Oil at Record Pace

Mar 02, 2023

China's seaborne imports of Russian oil are set to hit a record this month after refiners took advantage of cheap prices as domestic fuel demand rebounded, but Russia's plan to cut exports will likely cap buying in coming months.Hefty Chinese buying…

Russia Boosts Baltic Oil Exports

Jan 17, 2023

Europe's ban on seaborne Russian oil imports from Dec. 5 has prompted Moscow to divert its crude flows to Asia and failed to curb Russian supplies, according to traders and data from Refinitiv Eikon.Supplies of oil from Russia and Kazakhstan…

Low-priced Russian Oil Boosts Profits of China's Independent Refiners

Dec 20, 2022

China's independent refiners are boosting their profits from processing low-priced Russian oil as western sanctions on Moscow give them leverage to negotiate for steeper discounts, industry sources and analysts said.The Group of Seven (G7) nations…

Sanctions-hit Russia Sending Fuel Oil to Asia, Ship-to-ship Terminals

Aug 24, 2022

Under pressure from Western sanctions, Russia is exporting more fuel oil to Asia and using ship-to-ship transfers to build larger cargoes for distant markets, according to traders and Refinitiv data.The European Union has been reducing imports…

Conflict in the South China SeaThreatens Australia’s Fuel Imports

Aug 21, 2022

China’s saber-rattling around Taiwan underlines the need for Australia to be prepared for conflict in the South China Sea.With its growing navy and air force, and the bases it has built throughout the area, China is increasingly capable of disrupting…

US Says India Hid Russian Origin of Fuel Shipped to US

Aug 15, 2022

The United States has expressed concern to India that it was being used to export fuel made from Russian crude, through high-seas transfers to hide its origin, to New York in violation of U.S. sanctions, a top Indian central banker said on Saturday…

Conoco Sweetens Shareholder Returns by $5 Billion as Profit Jumps

Aug 04, 2022

ConocoPhillips on Thursday raised its shareholder payout target by 50% after the largest U.S. independent oil producer beat Wall Street's earnings estimates on surging energy prices.Oil and gas prices have skyrocketed with Western sanctions…

CNOOC Finds Shale Oil in South China Sea Exploration Well

Jul 29, 2022

China's CNOOC Ltd has tapped commercial flows of oil and gas from a shale exploration well in the South China Sea, marking the first successfully drilled shale oil well offshore China, state media reported on Thursday.Exploration well Weiye-1…

China Moves to Buy More Russian Oil, but Will it Help or Hinder?

Jun 30, 2022

China is laying the groundwork to take an ever increasing share of steeply discounted Russian crude oil in a move that could, in theory at least, free up supplies from other countries and boost the supply of refined fuels.The world's biggest crude importer bought record volumes from Russia in May…

Oil Trade; Asia Imports more Seaborne Russian oil than Europe

Jun 20, 2022

Almost four months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Russian crude oil, Urals, has seen a switch in flow from its traditional market of Europe to Asia. Since the start of the war, based on the average of March to May 2022, Indian imports of…

IEA Says World Oil Demand to Rise 2% in '23

Jun 15, 2022

World oil demand will rise more than 2% to a record high of 101.6 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2023, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday, although sky-high oil prices and weakening economic forecasts dimmed the future outlook…

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