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Global Oil Supply Robust Enough to Cut Iran's Exports -Trump Memo

May 14, 2018

Global oil supplies are plentiful enough to withstand a 'significant reduction' in petroleum exports from Iran, according to a White House memo issued on Monday as the Trump administration prepares to reimpose sanctions on the OPEC member nation…

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…

Fugro Returns to Hollandse Kust Wind Farm

Apr 03, 2018

Fugro is set to commence a site characterization program at the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm zone. Carried out under a further contract for the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy…

Sapura JV Secures Block 30 in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 29, 2018

Sapura Exploration & Production (Sapura E&P), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (“the Group”, formerly known as SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad), together with its joint venture partners DEA Deutsche Erdoel Mexico and Premier Oil have been awarded Block 30 in Sureste Basin…

China's Independent Refiners Gear up for Ethanol Push

Mar 20, 2018

Dongming plans to import ethanol, may produce biofuel; China set 2020 target for nationwide 10 pct biofuel use. China's top independent oil refiner is buying ethanol and two others are seeking government approval to blend the biofuel into…

FERC Mulls Action on NY Denial for NatGas Pipeline

Mar 15, 2018

U.S. federal energy regulators gave themselves more time to decide whether to rehear their earlier order upholding New York's denial of a water permit for Williams Cos Inc's Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York. The…

US States Slow Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion Plan

Mar 12, 2018

The Trump administration's plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference from oil companies that have turned their focus to other opportunities. The administration hopes encouraging U…

Philippines, China Mull South China Sea Energy Cooperation

Mar 02, 2018

The Philippines on Friday identified two areas in South China Sea where joint exploration for oil and gas may be undertaken with China, including one in territory that both sides have argued over for years. The two countries have agreed…

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…

Call for Carriage Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel

Jan 22, 2018

A group of leading environmental and maritime shipping organizations have called for the prohibition of transporting non-compliant marine fuels once the global 0.5 percent sulfur cap takes effect in 2020.   The United Nation's International…

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