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Serbia, Russia Revive Gas Pipeline Plans

Mar 09, 2018

Russia and Serbia have revived an idea of building a gas pipeline in the Balkan country, a project that would enable Gazprom to step up its gas supplies to Europe, bypassing Ukraine.The Serbian pipeline will be linked to Bulgaria and Hungary…

Trump Administration Seeks $100 bln Cut in U.S.-China Trade Deficit -WSJ

Mar 08, 2018

The Trump administration last week asked a top Chinese economic official for a $100 billon reduction in the U.S.-China trade deficit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.The report comes one day after U…

China's Commodity Imports Remain Robust: Russell

Mar 08, 2018

It's safe to dismiss any impression that China's imports of major commodities such as crude oil and iron ore were weak in February, despite the numbers suggesting as much. The timing of the Lunar New Year holiday usually affects when imports…

Russia Must Speed Up European Gas Pipeline Projects - Novak

Mar 06, 2018

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday that Russia should speed up work on agreeing gas export pipeline projects in Europe due to tensions with Ukraine over transit gas.'In my opinion, we should speed up (the realisation of projects) to mitigate the risks we're having today…

Oil Rises as Korea Talks Boost Confidence

Mar 06, 2018

IEA sees strong global oil demand growth to 2023. Oil rose on Tuesday, paring earlier losses after South Korea said it would hold a summit with North Korea for the first time in more than a decade, which investors took as a cue to sell the U…

Oil Falls as U.S. Shale Growth Gathers Pace

Mar 05, 2018

IEA sees U.S. gaining market share from OPEC, predicts robust oil demand in next 5 years. Oil prices edged lower towards $64 per barrel on Monday on predictions of a major spike in U.S. oil output in the next five years. International benchmark Brent crude was down 8 cents…

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…

Philippines, China Mull South China Sea Energy Cooperation

Mar 02, 2018

The Philippines on Friday identified two areas in South China Sea where joint exploration for oil and gas may be undertaken with China, including one in territory that both sides have argued over for years. The two countries have agreed…

Tunisia to invest $5B in Dnergy Projects

Mar 01, 2018

Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars ($5 billion) in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020, a government statement said on Thursday.The government also said it was planning a new airport close to the capital.The energy…

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…

Exxon Quits Some Rosneft Joint Ventures Citing Sanctions

Mar 01, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corp will exit some joint ventures with Russia's Rosneft, citing Western sanctions first imposed in 2014, while the Russian company said the pullout will result in serious losses for its U.S. partner. The move is an about-face for Exxon…

New Gas Dispute Between Ukraine and Russia Begins

Mar 01, 2018

Russia's Gazprom refuses to restart supplies to Ukraine; Ukraine's Naftogaz demands compensation. Kiev and Moscow plunged into a new gas dispute on Thursday after Ukraine's Naftogaz demanded compensation for Gazprom's unexpected decision not to restart gas supplies…

PDVSA Refineries to Run at 43 pct Capacity in March

Feb 28, 2018

Venezuelan PDVSA's refineries will operate at 43 percent of their total capacity in March due to a lack of spare parts, light crude and feedstock, according to an internal document from the state-run firm seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The company's domestic refining network…

Fire Erupts at Schlumberger Facility in Angola

Feb 28, 2018

A fire has erupted at the facility used by U.S. oil services company Schlumberger at Angola's oil logistics hub in the capital Luanda, the chairman of state-run oil company Sonangol told a news briefing on Wednesday. Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services…

Algeria Energy Minister Says Oil Producers Seek Market Stability

Feb 27, 2018

Algerian Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni said on Tuesday that oil producers are seeking market stability and would meet in Riyadh in April to discuss ongoing efforts to curb output to support prices. 'We seek stability. The question is…

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