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Oct 1 - 15



Crude likely to cool down on fall in US demand

MUMBAI 10 15 07 - story

Ecuador back in OPEC next month

QUITO 10 15 07 - story

Oil prices easier in Asia but within sight of fresh highs - story

Press group cites Venezuelan 'pressure' - story

Evo Morales condemns US interference - story

Chile: Seven exploration companies have tendered for Magallanes oil acreage - story

Breakthrough on Mideast trip - story

Ailing Castro holds four-hour meeting - story

China's communists to endorse new economic model - story

Nuclear plans under scrutiny as Putin visits embattled Iran - story

Iran darkens 2008 White House race - story

Nuclear reactors for sale: France vies for big stake in industry revival - story

Greenhouse gas and war: How they are related - story

Crude oil prices surge close to new record highs on Iraq unrest - story

Colombia, Venezuela finish construction of 224-Km gas pipeline - story

Crisis-hit BP to restructure energy ops


BP chief executive Tony Hayward

LONDON 10 12 07 - story

Crisis in Iraq worsening: UN

AP/Yahya Ahmed)

A suicide car bomber struck a busy market in the city of Kirkuk on Thursday,
killing seven and wounding 50 people

BAGHDAD 10 12 07 - story

Trinidad's Petrotrin refineries back up - story

South Sudan crisis adds to Khartoum's Darfur woes - story

World oil prices spike as US crude stocks dive - story

Rising exports push down US trade gap; China, oil deficit still high - story

Ukraine accuses Moscow of political pressure on oil issue - story

US vies to placate Turkey after Armenia vote - story

Iran and IAEA to continue nuclear talks next week - story

"Politics should stay out of" OMV-MOL buyout saga: Austrian FM - story

IEA blames falling stocks for high oil prices - story

PetroChina finds major gas field in Xinjiang region: report - story

Platts Survey: OPEC Oil Output Rises 300,000 b/d in September, to 30.76 Million - story

PDVSA to finish Venezuela's CIGMA LNG project by 2013 - story

Ecuador state oil company cuts 2007 budget to $154 million - story

PEMEX tender contracts for approximately 12 billion pesos- story


Five ex-communist countries sign
oil pipeline deal bypassing Russia

AP /Mindaugas Kulbis

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, Polish President Lech Kaczynski, Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and Minister of energy and mineral resources of Kazakhstan Sauat Mynbayev, from left, are seen during a news conference on the first day of the Energy Summit in the President's palace in Vilnius, Lithuania,Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007.

VILNIUS 10 11 07 - story

Trinidad: Workers shut down Petrotrin

PORT SPAIN 10 11 07 - story

Six powers to meet next week in Europe for Iran talks - story

Turkish govt to seek parliament approval for Iraq incursion - story

World oil prices rise in volatile market - story

Total not willing to invest in Gazprom: president - story

World's Bank's Zoellick says globalization must be 'inclusive' - story

Sarkozy fails to soften Russian backing for Iran - story

Ecuador attorney general says City Oriente owes windfall payment - story

Venezuela's PDVSA refinery outage prompts gasoline lines - story

PEMEX, Chevron sign collaboration agreement - story

Oil company threatens to cut $7-billion in Alberta projects - story

Mexico: three workers dead in gas pipeline accident - story

PDVSA and oil unions concluded 2007-2009 bargaining agreement - story


Al-Qaeda pursuing weapons of mass destruction: US

SITE Intelligence Group 07

Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden delivering
a speech at an unidentified time and place.

WASHINGTON 10 10 07 - story

Qatar says oil prices should top 100 dollars

AFP/ Karim Jaafar

Qatar's energy minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah,
seen here in Doha in May 2007

DUBAI 10 10 07 - story

Sarkozy praises 'frank' talks with Putin, 'closer' views on Iran - story

Kosovo will declare independence 'within days' if talks fail - story

Russia warns again: Kosovo independence 'unacceptable' - story

World oil prices rebound in volatile trade - story

US settles record environmental suit against power firm - story

US warns Turkey against cross-border operation into Iraq - story

Expel Venezuela from diamond trade, says rights group - story

Gazprom eyes jewels of Serbian energy sector - story

Moscow, Kiev reach gas deal as Ukraine PM visits Russia - story

Shell resumes loading at key Nigerian oil terminal - story

Suez of France, Codelco of Chile to build methane gas terminal - story

Guyana: No favours for Canadian oil company over UN Tribunal legal fees - story

Venezuela's published a law ending foreign co rights - story

Repsol YPF asks Ecuador govt to extend oilfield contract to 2018 vs 2012 - story

PEMEX expects increased investment - story

Sarkozy urges more Iran sanctions ahead of Russia visit

Reuters/Stoyan Nenov

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy

MOSCOW 10 09 07 - story

Ecuador to rejoin OPEC at November meeting

Reuters/Guillermo Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa (R), joined by international journalists, addresses international media during a breakfast at Carondelet Palace in Quito October 1, 2007.

QUITO 10 09 07 .- story

Sarkozy heads to Russia for 'frank' talks with Putin - story

Gazprom, Ukraine to sign pact on gas debt payment - story

World oil prices fall on US growth concerns - story

GE Energy wins French turbine contract - story

Richarson ramps up anti-war rhetoric - story

Israeli president brands Iran 'centre of global terror' - story

Russia's Rosneft production up by 24.5 percent in 2007 - story

Gazprom reports 13.75 percent profit gain - story

SKorea hopeful, analysts cautious on NKorea nuke anniversary - story

Chevron calls for dismissal of Ecuador Lawsuit - story

Ecuador 'flexible' in oil talks, firms no show - story


Costa Rica votes on free trade with US

AFP/Yuri Cortez

Costa Ricans celebrate after listening to the preliminary results of a referendum on a free trade agreement, the 07 October 2007, in San Jose.

SAN JOSE 10 08 07
- story

Iraqi president eyes huge US troop withdrawal

.- story

Oil prices fall but supply worries limit losses in Asia - story

Venezuela's proven oil reserves rise to 100 billion barrels - story

Ecuador government offers to renegotiate oil contracts - story

Gates concludes visit to Latin America - story

Iran to confirm oil and industry ministers - story

Swedish firm tapped to search for oil in Kenya - story

Venezuela state oil company PDVSA to grow -

Costa Rica votes on free trade with US

AP /Kent Gilbert

A pedestrian walks past a banner thats reads in spanish
'For Costa Rica, vote in el referendum' in San Jose, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007.

SAN JOSE 10 08 07 - story

Bush determined to confront Iran's nuclear ambitions - story

Canada takes measures to assert sovereignty in Arctic - story

UN envoy warns of serious consequences over Myanmar crisis - story

World oil prices dip on profit-taking - story

Total president says no pull out from Myanmar - story

US job growth returns; revision eliminates August drop - story

Codelco, Suez agree to build LNG project for northern Chile- story

OSG, Petrobras agree to U.S. flag shuttle tanker deal - story

Repsol plays down effect of Ecuador tax changes - story

Ecuador decides to keep 99 percent
of oil windfall profits

AP /Dolores Ochoa

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa speaks with the foreign press at the government palace in Quito, Monday, Oct. 1, 2007.

QUITO 10 05 07 - story

Iran-Syria sign billion dollar gas deal

AFP/ Atta Kenare

Iranian workers walk at the South Pars gas field, July 2007.

TEHRAN 10 05 07 - story


Oil prices jump amid winter worries - story

StatoilHydro board chief steps down over Libyan corruption case - story

Britain's Brown faces crunch poll gamble - story

UN chief hails inter-Korean deal to strive for permanent peace - story

Tough EU talks expected on new Iran sanctions - story

Pemex, Shell to jointly study boosting productivity of oil wells - story

PDVSA says begins El Palito refinery units restart - story

Petrobras to invest US$ 18 billion in natural gas - story

Petrobras is the highest bidder for 26 blocks in the American Gulf of Mexico - story

Petrobras to build 3 terminals to regasify liquefied natural gas - story

Petrobras reaffirms partnership in Peru - story


Bush hails atomic deal for 'nuclear free' Korean peninsula

WASHINGTON 10 04 07 - story

Conoco's Mulva: Will continue
discussions with Venezuela


ConocoPhillips ceo Jim Mulva

CARACAS 10 04 07 - story

World oil prices remain high as US distillate stocks dwindle - story

France urges EU partners to take sanctions against Iran - story

NKorea agrees to declare, disable nuclear programmes - story

Italy may run out of gas in a cold winter: regulator - story

Bush ties North Korea, Iran nuclear crises - story

Iraq Kurds ink four new oil deals - story

White House mum on Iraq Kurd oil deals - story

Nigeria proposes 18.9 billion dollar budget for 2008 - story

Plan to close Ecuador's Congress is unconstitutional: legislators - story

Venezuela's National Assembly OKs oil joint venture deals - story

ConocoPhillips warns of weaker quarter - story

Petrobras downgraded to "peer perform" - story

Venezuela defends Iran, blasts
'hypocritical' US policy on terror

Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Affairs Nicolas Maduro Moros addresses the 62nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, October 2, 2007.

Petroleumworld UNITED NATIONS 10 03 07 - story

Angola would accept 2.5 mbd OPEC oil quota: official

LISBON 10 03 07 - story

Global oil prices dip in profit taking after peaks - story

Kouchner breaks ranks to criticize 'prime minister' Putin - story

Russia makes new threat to cut gas exports to Ukraine - story

Ukraine's pro-West parties poised for victory - story

US defense chief in Latin America under Chavez shadow - story

Venezuela's Ramirez: $60/barrel 'floor' for oil prices - story

Ecuador oil reform not necessary at constitutional level: Correa - story

Sempra says arbitrators award it $172 mil in Argentine dispute - story

Fluor ICA signed two contracts to build 2 Pemex oil platforms - story

Ecuador says Petrobras to rework oil contract - story

Mexichem plans fluorocarbon venture with partner - story


Iran slashes oil transactions in dollars

Petroleumworld TEHRAN 10 02 07 - story

Bush wants diplomatic end to 'Iran problem'

US President George W. Bush

Petroleumworld WASHINGTON 10 02 07 - story

Belgium reopens Myanmar humanity crimes probe against Total - story

Investors welcome Putin power extension plan - story

ArcelorMittal bids for remaining shares in Argentinian unit - story

Peace and prosperity the themes of inter-Korean summit - story

Crude prices flat in Asia after profit-taking - story

World oil prices retreat from record highs - story

StatoilHydro launches corruption probe into Libyan operations - story

Nigeria military seize 12 oil trucks used for smuggling crude oil
- story

Philippines to have first new oil well in 15 years - story

PDVSA and Rongshens Shipyards sign letter of intent to build ships in China - story

Singapore's Jurong Shipyard to invest in second shipyard for Petrobras in Brazil - story

PDVSA and union agree on a new Collective Agreement - story

Petrobras mulls interest for Exxon South American assets - story

October 10 begins bidding process for Magallanes oil - story

Venezuela: No change in OPEC quota

By Elio Ohep Petroleumworld Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela 10 01 07 - story

Ecuadoran president claims victory in reform vote


Ecuador's President Rafael Correa

Petroleumworld QUITO 10 01 07 - story

World oil prices flat in Asian trade - story

Statoil seals deal with Norsk Hydro for 24.9 bln euros - story

Kuwait selects 17 companies to bid for refinery - story

Nuclear envoys reach 'comprehensive' NKorea deal: US - story

Iran says nuclear cooperation to prevent new sanctions -

A pragamatic admiral takes the helm as the US military's top officer - story

Nigeria loses ground in OPEC in face of unrest - story

Weak dollar could prevent OPEC from new output hike: analysts - story

Iran denies creating anti-US bloc with Bolivia, Venezuela - story

Oil retreats after storm hits Mexico - story

Venezuelan oil workers clash with police over collective contract - story


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