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Singapore to Require Flow Meters for Bunker Transfers

Apr 26, 2018

Singapore's Maritime Port Authority (MPA) is set to announce it is making use of mass-flow-meters (MFM) mandatory onboard marine gasoil barges used to refuel large ships, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The announcement will…

First Johan Sverdrup Topside Installed

Apr 26, 2018

With the last module of the Johan Sverdrup riser platform lifted into place, the first of four topsides of the next North Sea giant has been installed.“It’s a special feeling to see the first Johan Sverdrup platform in place, even a few days…

ConocoPhillips Beats Street on Oil Prices, Cost Cuts

Apr 26, 2018

U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, on rising crude prices and cost cuts. Conoco, like many of its peers, has seen results steadily improve in recent quarters alongside commodity prices…

Singapore's Bunker Market Rallies

Apr 25, 2018

The Singapore fuel oil market has rallied this week as inventories have dropped at the same time that some supplies in the region do not meet the standards for use as shipping fuel, further reducing the amount of supply available, five trade sources said…

Sembcorp Marine Outlook Subdued on Q1 Profit Slump

Apr 25, 2018

Singaporean rig builder Sembcorp Marine Ltd said on Wednesday first-quarter profit fell 86 percent, and signaled a subdued outlook for orders and business volumes.Sembcorp Marine said profit came in at S$5.3 million ($4 million) for the three-month period ended March…

STATS Group Post 65% Profit Increase

Apr 24, 2018

Pipeline technology company STATS (UK) Ltd increased profits by 65 percent to £4.3 million ($6 million) while maintaining revenues of £30 million, ($41 million) according to its latest annual accounts lodged at Companies House.The accounts to December 31…

China's Gasoline Exports Impact Profit Margins

Apr 24, 2018

China's surging imports of crude oil this year are the major driver of higher prices on the demand side, but the flip side to this is soaring Chinese fuel exports that are hurting profit margins at regional refiners. The world's largest crude importer took in 9…

Bangladesh Finalizes LNG Deal with Oman Trading International

Apr 23, 2018

Bangladesh has finalized a 10-year deal to import 1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from Oman Trading International, two energy officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The deal with Oman Trading is Bangladesh's…

Trump's Revenge: US Oil Floods Europe, Hurting OPEC, Russia

Apr 23, 2018

U.S. supplies to Europe set for all-time high in April; on course to overtake Russia, Saudi. As OPEC's efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude…

Shell Active in Mideast, Russia Crude Liftings

Apr 20, 2018

Oil major buys various grades from Qatar, UAE, Russia; re-sells Qatar Marine and Sokol. Royal Dutch Shell has snapped up more than 8 million barrels of Middle East and Russian crude oil loading in June and resold some cargoes at higher premiums as it profits from robust demand in Asia…

Asia's Gasoline Glut Drags on Refining Margins

Apr 20, 2018

Asia's gasoline crack on Thursday hit lowest since 2016; recent high refinery throughput countered maintenance season. Gasoline profits for Asia's oil refiners hit their lowest since 2016, while refining margins have touched a three-month low…

Baker Hughes Profit Beats on Oilfield Services Growth

Apr 20, 2018

Baker Hughes, the oilfield services company controlled by General Electric, posted a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates on Friday as improving oil prices prompted companies to ramp up production. The cost of a barrel of U.S…

Oil Falls After Trump Criticizes OPEC

Apr 20, 2018

Russia committed to cuts until end of year as 2018 demand looks strong (Goldman Sachs). Oil prices fell on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump criticised OPEC and said oil prices were artificially high, but they were still set for a weekly gain…

To Frack or Not to Frack? Australia's NatGas Dilemma

Apr 19, 2018

The decision by the government of Australia's Northern Territory government to allow the resumption of fracking for natural gas will do little to immediately solve the country's energy woes, but will likely sharpen political battle lines. The…

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…

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