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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…

Mexican Presidential Front-Runner Eyes Pemex Reforms

Apr 06, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist leading the race to win Mexico's presidency in July, will root out corruption at Pemex and also aims to slim down the state-owned oil and gas company, his pick for finance minister said on Thursday. In an interview with Reuters…

Oil Dips on Trump's Latest China Trade Talk

Apr 06, 2018

Trump threatens tariffs on $100 bln more of China trade. Oil prices fell on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of new tariffs on China reignited fears of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Trump said on Thursday he had ordered U…

Russia's Transneft Launches "Yug" Oil Products Pipeline

Apr 05, 2018

Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Thursday it had started pumping commercial volumes of oil products through its new 'Yug' pipeline.The pipeline transports oil products from the Volgograd refinery on the Volga river to the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk…

Russneft: No Plans to Merge with Neftisa

Apr 05, 2018

Russian oil producer Russneft said on Thursday that it had no plans to merge with Neftisa, but said the idea had been discussed many times.Russneft was responding after sources told Reuters that Russia's top state lender Sberbank opposed a…

Four Bunker Barges Seized in Singapore over Unpaid Debt

Apr 05, 2018

Singapore law firm asks for vessels to be arrested; bunker barges owned by Vermont UM Shipping. Four marine refuelling barges owned and operated by Vermont UM Shipping Pte Ltd were seized in Singapore on Monday night, according to the website of Singapore's Supreme Court…

Houthis Attack Saudi Oil Tanker

Apr 04, 2018

An attack on a Saudi tanker by Yemen's Houthis will not hit oil supplies, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Wednesday, after the Iran-allied group said it had targeted a warship in response to an air strike that killed civilians. The Western-backed…

BP eyes 119 LNG Cargoes Annually From Indonesia

Apr 04, 2018

Oil major BP is targeting shipping 119 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Tangguh project in Indonesia's West Papua province this year, including 22 for the domestic market, a company official said on Wednesday. BP expects to…

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