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Galp, ENI Give Up On Drilling for Oil Near Portuguese Coast

Oct 29, 2018

Portugal's Galp Energia and its Italian partner ENI have abandoned plans to drill Portugal's first deep-water offshore exploration well due to legal problems after injunctions and protests by environmental activists.The project was being prepared…

Equinor Finds More Oil in Arctic Field

Oct 29, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has found more oil near its Johan Castberg field in the Arctic Barents Sea, the company said on Monday.The Skruis exploration well, drilled about 8 kilometers north of the original discovery, indicated a volume of 12-25 million recoverable barrels of oil…

Oil Falls on Gloomier Economic Forecast

Oct 29, 2018

Fund managers cut bullish crude holdings to 15-month low.Oil prices fell on Monday, as concern over the global economy put crude on track for its biggest monthly fall since mid-2016.Brent crude oil futures were down 34 cents at $77.28 a barrel at 1005 GMT…

Industry Groups Welcome Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Oct 29, 2018

The Clean Arctic Alliance and indigenous groups welcomed the support given by member states to commence work on developing a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters as the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment…

Pan Orient Energy Announces Thailand Oil Discovery

Oct 29, 2018

The oil and natural gas company Pan Orient Energy Corp announce that the L53-DD1 exploration well encountered an interpreted, combined 26 meters of net oil pay within three separate sandstone reservoirs between a true vertical depth of 960 to 1…

BIMCO Hails Carriage Ban

Oct 28, 2018

Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has been a proponent for a carriage ban of non-compliant fuel (unless the ship has a scrubber) and is pleased to see it adopted with a start date of 1 March 2020, said a release from the international shipping association…

Carriage Ban Adopted to Implement Sulphur 2020 Limit

Oct 28, 2018

An amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday (26 October), during the current session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)…

YPF to Spend Billions to Boost Oil and Gas Output

Oct 26, 2018

Argentina's state-controlled oil company, YPF, will significantly boost oil and gas production, investing between $4 billion and $5 billion per year through 2022, Chief Executive Daniel Gonzalez told Reuters on Friday.It plans to raise production by between 5 percent and 7 percent per year…

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs for Third Week in a Row

Oct 26, 2018

U.S. energy firms added oil rigs for a third week in a row for the first time since June, keeping the rig count at its highest in over three years, as declining productivity in some shale fields force companies to drill more to keep output growing…

Venezuela, Mexico Divert Crude to U.S. as Canadian Barrels Get Stuck

Oct 26, 2018

Cash-strapped state-run oil companies in Mexico and Venezuela have begun diverting crude historically processed for domestic use and sending it to U.S. refiners now facing transportation constraints to secure similar grades from Canada, data shows…

Singapore Petroleum Builds New Oil Storage, Distribution Center

Oct 26, 2018

Singapore Petroleum Company, a subsidiary of PetroChina International, said in a statement on Friday it completed a new oil products storage and distribution terminal on Jurong Island, an artificial island off Singapore's southwest coast.The…

Total: Will be Disappointed if it Misses Out on Qatar LNG Expansion

Oct 26, 2018

French oil and gas major Total will be disappointed if it misses out on Qatar's planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion, the company's Chief Financial Officer said on Friday.'We are very interested in Qatar LNG with the decision made by…

Oil Falls on Oversupply Worries Despite Iran Sanctions

Oct 26, 2018

Oil prices dropped on Friday, heading for a third weekly loss after Saudi Arabia warned of oversupply, while a slump in stock markets and concerns about trade clouded the outlook for fuel demand.Brent crude oil fell $1.12 or 1.5 percent to a low of $75…

Cabot Oil and Gas Profit Surges

Oct 26, 2018

Cabot Oil and Gas Corp reported a surge in third-quarter profit on Friday, helped by higher realized natural gas prices and a gain from asset sales.The company's net income rose to $122.3 million, or 28 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept…

Pemex Posts Third Quarter Profit

Oct 26, 2018

Mexico's Pemex reported a 26.8 billion peso ($1.43 billion) net profit in the third quarter, and revenues of 439.1 billion pesos, the state-run oil and gas company said on Friday.The profit compared with a 101.8 billion peso loss by the company in the same period last year…

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