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Malaysia Agrees to Extend Oil Output Cut

Dec 10, 2018

Malaysia will extend its oil production cuts by another six months after the agreement between OPEC and other oil producers to reduce global supply ends this year.OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreed at a meeting in Vienna on Friday to a new level of production cuts from January to June 2019…

Mexico to Cancel February Oil and Gas Auctions

Dec 10, 2018

Mexico's energy secretary Rocio Nahle said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's newly installed administration would cancel two bidding rounds for oil and gas areas scheduled for February.They were slated to include auctions…

UKCS Still Worth Investment Despite Brexit -Equinor

Dec 10, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor will remain committed to the mature British continental shelf regardless of the country's plans to leave the European Union, a senior executive told Reuters.British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly decided…

Execs of Big Oil Traders Knew of Petrobras Bribes

Dec 05, 2018

Brazilian investigators said on Wednesday that 'top executives' of trading giants Vitol , Trafigura and Glencore had full knowledge that their employees paid millions in bribes to executives of state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA in return for business…

Qatar to Leave OPEC

Dec 03, 2018

Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price slide…

After Trump Calls, Gulf OPEC Members Cover Most of Iran Oil Loss

Nov 30, 2018

OPEC oil supply has fallen in November from a two-year high due to U.S. sanctions on Iran, a Reuters survey found, although most of the output gap left by Iran was plugged by Saudi Arabia and the UAE in response to calls from U.S. President Donald Trump…

Petronas Q3 Profit Jumps 43%

Nov 27, 2018

Malaysian state-owned energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, on Tuesday said it will increase its dividend payout to the government after its third-quarter net profit jumped on higher revenue and oil prices.The new administration…

UK Energy Watchdog Proposes Tests for New Suppliers

Nov 21, 2018

Britain's energy regulator Ofgem has proposed financial and customer service tests for new suppliers after several smaller energy providers went bankrupt over the last year, it said on Wednesday.Ofgem said the tests should ensure new entrants are robust while encouraging competition in the market…

Philippine Senators Ask Duterte to Disclose China Energy Plan

Nov 20, 2018

Philippine opposition senators have demanded President Rodrigo Duterte reveal details of joint energy exploration plans with China, warning such a deal risked affirming Chinese territorial claims that are not recognized under international law…

Poland Sees First Nuclear Power After 2030

Nov 20, 2018

Poland expects its first nuclear power plant to start operating after 2030 as the country aims to cut its use of coal in producing electricity, Deputy Environment Minister Michal Kurtyka said.The east European country, which hosts global climate talks in December…

Petrobras Units Could be Sold Under New CEO

Nov 19, 2018

Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that certain units of Petroleo Brasileiro could be privatized, even though the state-run company is strategic for the state.Speaking to reporters after his team named Chicago…

Turkey Warns Against Energy Exploration with Greek Cypriot Govt

Nov 19, 2018

Turkey warned energy companies on Sunday against working with the Greek Cypriot government in carrying out exploratory drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, saying such activities could damage regional stability.The eastern Mediterranean is believed to be rich in natural gas…

Russia's Novak Plans to Sign OPEC Partnership Deal

Nov 19, 2018

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that the country was planning to sign a partnership agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and that it would be discussed at OPEC's December 6 meeting…

Putin: I Discussed Oil Prices with Trump

Nov 15, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had discussed the world oil market with U.S. President Donald Trump when both men were in Paris to mark the anniversary of the end of World War One.Putin, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a regional conference in Singapore…

Upset by Trump's Iran Waivers, Saudis Push for Deep Oil Output Cut

Nov 15, 2018

When U.S. President Donald Trump asked Saudi Arabia this summer to raise oil production to compensate for lower crude exports from Iran, Riyadh swiftly told Washington it would do so.But Saudi Arabia did not receive advance warning when Trump…

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