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Buyers Seek US Waivers to Buy Iranian Oil amid New Sanctions

May 09, 2018

South Korea said on Wednesday it would seek U.S. exemptions to buy Iranian oil, a path many big oil consumers are likely to follow in the wake of new U.S. sanctions on Tehran, which will tighten world oil markets and push up prices.Iran is the…

Saudi Arabia, Others Can Boost Oil Output after US Quits Iran Deal

May 09, 2018

Saudi Arabia is monitoring the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on oil supplies and is ready to offset any potential shortage but it will not act alone to fill in the gap, an OPEC source familiar with the kingdom's oil thinking said on Wednesday…

Saudi Energy Minister: Kingdom on Way to Restoring Market Stability

May 07, 2018

Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih tells Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko that he is concerned about low investment levels and potential oil shortages in the future. 'We believe we are on our way to restoring energy stability to the market…

Iran: New Sanctions Won't Stop its Oil Industry

May 07, 2018

The Iranian oil industry will continue to develop even if the United States pulls out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and Tehran would see the accord as operational as long as it can sell oil, the Oil Ministry website quoted senior officials as saying on Monday…

Vivo Energy IPO Launches with 2 bln Pound Valuation

May 04, 2018

Largest Africa-focused IPO since 2005; Vivo to join FTSE 250 index. Vivo Energy PLC launched on the London Stock Exchange on Friday with a valuation of nearly 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion), the largest London IPO so far this year and the largest Africa-focused IPO in more than a decade…

Libya's NOC Withholding Total's Share of Waha Crude

May 03, 2018

Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) is withholding Total's share of crude from the Waha concession as a dispute drags on over the French oil major's purchase of Marathon's stake in the concession two months ago, Libyan oil and industry sources said…

India's First FSRU Based LNG Terminal Launched

May 03, 2018

H-Energy Gateway, the energy venture of Hiranandani Group, launched India’s first Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) based LNG terminal at JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra.  The Jaigarh Port is owned & operated by…

Oil Slips as OPEC, Iran Worries Balance U.S. Output

May 03, 2018

Potential of new U.S. sanctions against Iran keep market on edge as OPEC cuts bolstered by Venezuelan declines also support. Oil prices slipped on Thursday as swelling U.S. crude inventories and record weekly U.S. production clashed with OPEC supply cuts and the potential for new U…

Shanghai Crude Futures off to Cautiously Good Start

May 02, 2018

The new Shanghai crude oil futures have been trading for just over a month and have so far managed to build up reasonably strong volumes, but this success may only mask some wider concerns. The yuan-denominated contracts were launched on…

L.A.T.C Marine to Install Two Ampelmann Systems

May 01, 2018

Ampelmann has secured two contracts with vessel owner L.A.T.C Marine Limited, on behalf of ExxonMobil, for the supply of two L-type gangway systems, offshore Nigeria. Following successful sea trials of the L-type gangway system, the integrated solution was approved for operations…

LR to Class India’s First FSRU

May 01, 2018

Lloyd’s Register (LR) said it signed a contract to class the first ever floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to be ordered for Indian waters.Due for delivery in December 2019, the new 180,000m³ FSRU will be built to LR’s Rules for the…

Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

Apr 30, 2018

Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major offshore wind farm auction that aims to add 3…

Diamond Offshore Beats Street, Posts Q1 Loss

Apr 30, 2018

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday, helped by new contracts for the company's deep-water rigs. Rig utilization was at 52 percent during the first quarter, from 47 percent last year, even as average day rates…

Hedge Funds Trim Crude Positions, but Boost Fuels: Kemp

Apr 30, 2018

For all the bullish chatter, hedge fund managers have become cautious about increasing their exposure to crude oil, though they are becoming increasingly optimistic about the outlook for refined fuels again. Hedge funds and other money managers…

Petrobras Seeks Partnerships

Apr 28, 2018

Petrobras informs that it has started the disclosure stage of two divestment opportunities (Teasers) related to the sale of its interest in refining and logistics in Northeast and South regions of Brazil. Petrobras intends to sell 60% of its equity interest in each of these new companies…

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