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Eni has no plans to pull out of Rosneft deal after sanctions

Apr 18, 2018

Italian oil major Eni has no plans to pull out of its joint venture with Russia's Rosneft despite escalating sanctions against Russia, the head of Eni said on Wednesday.'We certainly have not pulled out, we're working with them,' CEO Claudio Descalzi said on the sidelines of a conference…

US Oil, Gasoline Stocks Fall in Latest Week

Apr 18, 2018

U.S. crude stocks fell last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.Crude inventories fell by 1.1 million barrels in the week to April 13, compared with analysts' expectations for a decrease of 1…

Unipec, ENOC Place Lowest Offers in Bangladesh Oil Import Tender

Apr 17, 2018

Energy traders Unipec and ENOC placed the lowest offers in a tender by Bangladesh Petroleum Corp to buy up to 1.52 million tonnes of oil products for import in the second half of 2018, officials said on Tuesday.The state-owned company was seeking between 1…

China's Coal Import Restrictions may Pressure Pricing

Apr 17, 2018

The price of seaborne thermal coal in Asia may come under pressure as China moves to impose some import restrictions on imports of the polluting fuel. Several ports in southern and eastern China have introduced controls on coal imports,…

Thompson takes over from Founder Heavey, Tullow Oil

Apr 17, 2018

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announced the appointment of Dorothy Thompson as independent non-executive Director and Chair-designate of Tullow with effect from the conclusion of the Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 25 April 2018. It is anticipated Thompson will succeed Aidan Heavey…

Schlumberger Fights to Boost Patent Damages at US Supreme Court

Apr 16, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday appeared divided over whether to make it easier for companies to recoup profits lost due to the unauthorized use of their patented technology overseas in a dispute involving Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services provider…

Papua New Guinea LNG Project Resumes Exports

Apr 16, 2018

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker has left Papua New Guinea laden with the first export cargo of the supercooled fuel since the country's giant LNG project resumed production after a major earthquake triggered a shutdown in February, Thomson Reuters Eikon shiptracking data showed on Monday…

BP to Keep Carbon Footprint Flat into 2025

Apr 16, 2018

BP to reduce CO2 emissions by 3.5 mln tonnes per year by 2025 even as it plans to sharply increase oil and gas output in coming years. BP said on Monday it will keep carbon emissions flat over the decade to 2025 even as its oil and gas ouput is set to grow…

First Cove Point LNG Lifting Departs Maryland

Apr 16, 2018

The first contractual liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Dominion Energy Inc's newly constructed Cove Point LNG export plant in Maryland in the United States left the facility on Monday, Thomson Reuters Eikon ship tracking data showed. The…

Maersk Establishes Decomissioning Company

Apr 12, 2018

A 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service will provide decommissioning services to oil and gas operators. After decades of production, an increasing amount of offshore oil and gas fields are approaching the end of their economic life…

OPEC: Oil Markets Tightening Even as U.S. Shale Booms

Apr 12, 2018

The global oil stocks surplus is close to evaporating, OPEC said on Thursday, citing healthy energy demand and its own supply cuts while revising up its forecast for production from rivals who have benefited from higher oil prices. U.S.…

Arctic Norway Terminal Plans Revived

Apr 10, 2018

Oil firms operating two oilfields and several oil discoveries in the Barents Sea off Norway are looking at a possibility to build an onshore oil terminal, Norway's oil minister said on Tuesday. 'I'm optimistic. I think it's important that…

Kinder Morgan Halts Most Work on Disputed Canada Pipeline

Apr 09, 2018

Kinder Morgan Canada on Sunday suspended most work on a C$7.4 billion ($5.8 billion) oil pipeline expansion that has become the focus of protests, a move underscoring uncertainty over major energy projects in Canada. Company Chairman Steve…

Philippines Eyes Exploration Deal with China in S.China Sea

Apr 09, 2018

The Philippines is looking to seal a pact with China within a few months to jointly explore for oil and gas in a part of the busy South China Sea waterway claimed by both countries, a Philippine official said on Monday. In February, the…

Oil Edges Up But U.S.-China Trade Tensions Weigh

Apr 09, 2018

Trade dispute between U.S./China unsettles markets as U.S. drillers add 11 rigs drilling for new oil. Oil markets stabilised on Monday after having lost around 2 percent last Friday as concerns grew over the impact on global growth from…

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