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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…

LyondellBasell's Plastics Business to Double with Schulman Deal

Feb 15, 2018

Petrochemicals company LyondellBasell Industries NV will buy plastic composites maker A. Schulman Inc for $1.24 billion, doubling the size of its plastics business. LyondellBasell will pay $42 per share, an 8.7 percent premium to Schulman's Wednesday close…

China's Crude Futures Face Challenges: Russell

Feb 15, 2018

China's new crude futures contract faces a mountain of obstacles to overcome if it is to establish itself as a viable benchmark for trading with the world's largest oil importer. The Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), which is part of the Shanghai Futures Exchange…

Colonial Allocates Cycle 12 Shipments on Distillate Line 20

Feb 15, 2018

Colonial Pipeline Co is allocating space for Cycle 12 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Thursday. Committed information will be available on Friday…

Asia's Soaring Gas Demand Beckons New LNG Projects

Feb 14, 2018

Global LNG imports rose by 20 percent in 2017; new demand emerges across South, Southeast Asia. Soaring gas demand from China, India and Southeast Asia is sucking up an LNG supply glut previously expected to last for years, opening opportunity…

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…

Vallourec Drilling Products Cuts Roughly 150 Jobs in Texas

Feb 13, 2018

Vallourec Drilling Products, a subsidiary of Paris, France-based steel pipe maker Vallourec , will lay off roughly 150 employees in Texas, according to a regulatory filing.Vallourec specializes in making tubular products for the energy and other industrial sectors…

Colonial Allocates Cycle 12 Shipments on Main Distillate Line 2

Feb 13, 2018

Colonial Pipeline is allocating Cycle 12 shipments on Line 2, its main distillate line, the company said in a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Committed information on the line will be available on Thursday, the company said. Line 2 runs from Houston to Greensboro…

Seadrill Nears Comprehensive Restructuring Deal

Feb 12, 2018

Rig firm Seadrill, which last year filed for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court, is working towards a comprehensive deal with all its creditors that could be concluded this week, it said in a court filing late on Friday. Once the largest drilling rig operator by market value…

Lebanon Will Use Energy Block Disputed by Israel

Feb 09, 2018

Lebanese Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil vowed on Friday there would be full exploration in offshore energy Block 9, part of which lies in waters disputed by neighbouring Israel.Lebanon said on Friday it had signed its first offshore oil…

Vestas Bets on Geared Turbines in Tough Wind Markets

Feb 09, 2018

Geared turbines said to be cheaper than direct drive rivals and the wind power industry is facing severe cost pressures. Vestas is betting on geared wind turbine technology to meet the ambitious profit-margin target it promised when it reported quarterly results on Wednesday…

Patterson-UTI Energy Reports Bigger Loss than Expected

Feb 08, 2018

Oil and gas driller Patterson-UTI Energy Inc, dealing with the fallout of a drilling accident that killed five workers last month, reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday as expenses more than doubled.The accident at an…

Brightoil Petroleum Employees Charged for Fuel Theft

Feb 08, 2018

Two employees of Brightoil Petroleum (Singapore) Pte Ltd were charged in court in the city-state this week for their alleged involvement in the theft of marine fuel on board a company barge, a company executive said in a statement on Thursday…

California to Ban Crude from Trump Offshore Drilling Plan

Feb 07, 2018

California will block the transport of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs through its state, officials told Reuters, a move meant to hobble the Trump administration’s effort to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters. California's…

Statoil's US Operations Have Turned the Corner

Feb 07, 2018

Statoil's U.S. operations have turned the corner and could deliver up to $5 billion in net cash flow over the 2018-2020 period at an oil price of around $70 a barrel, Torgrim Reitan, Statoil's head of U.S. operations said on Wednesday.'As…

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