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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…

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…

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…

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…

Greenpeace Appeals after Losing Norwegian Arctic Lawsuit

Feb 05, 2018

Environmental groups launched an appeal on Monday after an Oslo court rejected their arguments that Norway's oil and gas exploration in the Arctic violates citizens' right to a clean environment. Greenpeace and Nature and Youth disputed the Oslo District Court's verdict last month…

Iraq to Comply with OPEC Deal Despite Oil Export Capacity Rise

Jan 29, 2018

Iraq will comply with the OPEC-led deal on reducing output even though Baghdad is working hard to increase its oil export capacity from the north and south of the country, its oil minister said on Monday.Jabar al-Luaibi told a Chatham House…

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…

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China Expects Balanced Energy Supply/Demand

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Southeast Asia Bullish on OFS Market

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BMT Delivers Real Time Monitoring for Helang FPSO

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Indonesia Inks 20-year PSC for Corridor Block

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Oil Rises Above $62

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