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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…

Shell Russia: Impact of Western Sanctions 'minimal'

Feb 07, 2018

International oil major Royal Dutch Shell's Russian business felt minimal impact from Western sanctions on Russia, the branch's head Sergey Starodubtsev said on Wednesday, adding the firm was fully compliant with international law. Shell Neft…

BP to Boost U.S. Investment After Tax Reform

Feb 06, 2018

British oil and gas company BP will increase investment in the United States after the lowering of tax rates under President Donald Trump, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Tuesday. 'It is important for us, there is no doubt we will increase investments…

Sweden to Invest $18 million in Northvolt Battery Plant

Feb 05, 2018

Sweden will invest 146 million crowns ($18 million) in a multibillion-euro project to build Europe's biggest battery cell plant in the north of the country, its Energy Agency said on Monday. Swedish company Northvolt, whose CEO Peter Carlsson used to work for Tesla…

China Rebuffs U.S. Criticism of its Venezuela Ties

Feb 05, 2018

China's support for Venezuela has benefited ordinary people and been broadly welcomed, the foreign ministry said on Monday after the U.S. Treasury accused China of aiding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government with murky oil-for-loan investments…

Russia, Syria ink energy cooperation agreement

Jan 31, 2018

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Syrian Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutli signed a 'road map' agreement for cooperation in the energy sector, the Russian Energy Ministry said on Wednesday. 'The road map provides…

Israel, Lebanon Argue over Offshore Block, Beirut Slams 'Threat'

Jan 31, 2018

Israel described as 'very provocative' on Wednesday a Lebanese offshore oil and gas exploration tender in disputed territory on the countries' maritime border, and urged international firms not to bid.Lebanese President Michel Aoun, whose country considers Israel an enemy state…

Alaska Requests Limits on US Offshore Drilling

Jan 30, 2018

Alaska Governor Bill Walker said on Tuesday he has asked U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to pare back a Trump administration plan for oil and gas leasing off the state's coast. While Walker supports offshore oil development, he said the…

Brent Crude Eases after Surprise Rise in U.S. Inventories

Jan 24, 2018

U.S. crude, gasoline inventories climb as traders take put options to sell crude. Brent oil prices eased on Wednesday, under pressure from a rise in U.S. crude and gasoline inventories although crude prices remained near three-year highs…

Argentina, Russia Ink Uranium Exploration, Production Deal

Jan 23, 2018

Argentina and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to boost uranium exploration and production in the South American country that could include $250 million in investment, Argentina's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.The agreement…

Norway: We Must Prepare for Arctic Oil Race with Russia

Jan 17, 2018

Norway must identify potential offshore oil and gas reserves near its northern maritime border with Russia to better protect its economic interest in the remote Arctic region, energy minister Terje Soeviknes said on Wednesday. The two countries…

EU to Hit Venezuelan Officials with Sanctions

Jan 17, 2018

Seven senior Venezuelan officials are likely to face European Union sanctions from next week, including the country's powerful chief justice, diplomats said, as the EU seeks to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to resolve a political crisis…

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