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Jan 15- 30 2010

Chevron & Repsol leaders in
Venezuela's Orinoco oil bids

Estimated oil resources in Venezuela Orinoco's
belt (faja) vs other countries.

CARACAS, Jan 29, 2010- story

DAVOS-Shale gas is U.S. energy
"game changer" -BP CEO

AP/Anja Niedringhaus

Toni Hayward, group chief executive of BP speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010.

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 29, 2010- story

Oil falls for third day on weak U.S. fuel demand - story

Lobo assumes presidency of Honduras
as U.S., Latin America split

AFP/Orlando Sierra

Honduran President Porfirio Lobo (C) reviews a military guard with Honduran Chief of Joint Staff, Romeo Vasquez Velasquez (R) and Honduran Defense Minister Adolfo Sevilla (L) during his inauguration at Tiburcio Carias Andino stadium in Tegucigalpa.

TEGUCIGALPA/MEXICO, Jan 28, 2010- story

Venezuela marches continue,
Chavez shuffles cabinet

Reuters/Carlos garcia Rawlins

Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez take part in a
demonstration in protest for a student killed in Caracas January 25, 2010.

CARACAS, Jan 28, 2010
- story

DAVOS-BP CEO sees oil trading at $60-80 through 2010 - story

Oil rebounds from six-week lows after Obama speech - story

Obama aims to win climate bill with green jobs, nuclear - story

Obama aims to win climate bill with green jobs, nuclear - story

Total agree Italian JV; ERG shares jump - story

Mexico may see no demand-side inflation in 2010, Carstens says - story

DAVOS-WTO's Lamy praises Obama's trade comments - story

Brazil's President was briefly hospitalized on Wednesday due to high blood pressure - story

DAVOS-Highlights from Global Energy Outlook debate at WEF - story

Petro Andina to begin drilling in Trinidad - story

Colombia's Pacific Rubiales announced an additional discovery at its Quifa-14 well - story

The Colombian National Agency of Hydrocarbons (ANH) Open Round Colombia 2010 arrives in Calgary - story

US should pass Colombia, Panama trade deals-Democrat - story

Petrobras negotiating floating platform for project - story

PDVSA and ENI to invest $ 8 billion to
develop Orinoco's belt Junin 5 block

Tentative assignment of Orinoco's belt areas and blocks

CARACAS, Jan 27, 2010
- story

Oil at $70 to $80 may aid energy
investment, Saudi’s Naimi says


Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi

DUBAI, Jan 26, 2010
- story

Chavez currency ‘burn’ failing
as $93 billion leaves Venezuela

CARACAS, Jan 26, 2010
- story

Oil falls as dollar strengthens, analysts forecast supply gain - story

HSBC says Mexico more attractive than Brazil on U.S. recovery- story

Braskem set to invest $13 Billion on new projects, Valor says - story

Chavez’s Vice President quits, leaves hole in cabinet - story

Haiti seeks help at Montreal for ‘colossal’ reconstruction - story

China, India, Brazil commit to meet Copenhagen accord deadline - story

Haiti Summit planned to coordinate aid efforts - story

Daewoo ship’s Nigeria venture signs $100 million oil agreement - story

Oil poised to bounce to $90 by end of June: Technical Analysis - story

Kyushu Electric, Chevron sign Australia LNG deals - story

Refining profit stays weak on overcapacity, Ernst & Young says - story

Nigeria in talks with Shell, Chevron on oil licenses - story

U.S. to review oil exploration in Atlantic Ocean - story

Tullow signs agreement to buy Ugandan assets from Heritage -< story

Baker Hughes profit beats, Weatherford misses - story

Mexico's Pemex appoints new chief financial officer - story

Vitol buys export space at Colombia Santa Marta - story

Petrobras confirms purchase of Devon's Cascade - story

Oil rises above $75 a barrel as equities increase on Bernanke - story


2010: Oil to $95 a barrel as demand recovers - Morgan Stanley

SINGAPORE, Jan 25, 2010
- story

Oil trades near one-month low after investor confidence wanes - story

The New Orleans Saints, one win away from a Super Bowl title - story

Crude oil tumbles to a one-month low as equities decline - story

Petrobras weighs Qatar stake as emirate taps reserves

Qatar Energy Minister, Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah

DOHA, Jan 22, 2010
- story

Venezuela rejects Orinoco's Junin 10, offers, Carabobo moving foward

CARACAS, Jan 22, 2010
- story

Oil hovers near $76 in Asia amid weak demand - story

Stronger Atlantic hurricanes seen increasing, damaging property - story

Venezuela’s Planta Centro generator sputters amid energy crisis - story

U.S. says wind could power 20 percent of eastern grid - story

Venezuela says natural-gas auction misses expectation - story

Danish EAC cuts outlook on Venezuela devaluation - story

Haitian ‘whirlpool’ draws U.S. back to country Napoleon lost - story

Peru to put 30% tax on foreigners’ currency-futures earnings - story

AES sells stake in Brazil utility Cemig - story

BHP may resume multi-billion dlr Chile investment - story

Bolivia's Morales vows to help poor in second term - story

Brazil MPX buys area to build Colombian coal port - story

Gasoline slides to 4-week low as demand sinks, stockpiles grow - story

Venezuela Dollar Sales Plunged 38 Percent in 2009 - story

BP, Husky canadian oil sands project to cost less than planned - story

Blueknight says tank damage minor from cushing fire - story

Iraq will sell $2.5 billion of bonds to finance power projects - story


World Bank raises global growth outlook, sees 2nd-half slowdown

WASHINGTON, Jan 21, 2010
- story

U.N. insists to guide climate talks, despite setback

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

OSLO/LONDON, Jan 21, 2010
- story

Crude oil rises from four-week low as China’s economy expands - story

Oil tank ablaze in cushing after lightning strike - story

Houston ship channel halted by fog; 70 vessels wait - story

Aker Solutions says orders to revive in 2010 from ‘dead’ 2009 - story

Nigerian religious clashes leave more than 400 dead, group says - story

Shell offshore oil drill plan in Alaska challenged - story

Hugo Chavez tries to show he's serious about drugs - story

PDVSA - HESS Hovensa shuts V.I. FCC for overhaul till March - story

Colombia's Uribe signals interest in running again - story

Qatar may buy Brazil Petrobras, bank stake-source - story

Fitch cuts Venezuela GDP growth forecast in half - story

Chevron asks judge to dismiss Ecuador’s anti-arbitration move - story

Venezuela's Carbobo heavy oil auction results expected Feb. 10 - story

Nigeria power vacuum threatens oil flow as leader in hospital


Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, president of Nigeria, speaks during a session on day one of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 23, 2008.

ABUJA, Jan 20, 2010
- story

U.S. sends ships to Haiti as relief efforts grow

RTR/USN/PO R. Steinhour

Medical personnel aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) provide medical care to a woman airlifted from a small village in the vicinity of Port-au-Prince to the vessel January 19, 2010. Bataan is supporting Operation Unified Response, a joint operation providing humanitarian assistance following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti.

- story

Oil slips below $78 on tight China credit - story

Exxon hid radiation risk to workers for decades, witness says - story

ONGC to Bid for Venezuela's heavy oil Carabobo project with Repsol, Petronas - story

Natgas bets help Pickens recover lost billions - story

Saudi-Exxon Yanbu refinery to shut from mid-March - story

Toyota in Argentine lithium deal for hybrid car push - story

Shell investors seek review of oil-sands operations - story

Venezuela power shortage may push oil above $100 - story

Petrobras' 2009 Brazil oil output up 6 pct yr/yr - story

Ecopetrol gets $1 billion U.S. export-import loan - story

Mexico’s Cemex may not need more EU carbon permits - story

Venezuela's state takeovers under Chavez - story

Venezuela sells $39.4 mMillion of 90-day bonds; bolivar falls - story

Venezuela exempts PDVSA bond holders from income tax - story

Oil rises for the first time in six days as U.S. equities gain - story


OPEC won’t need to raise oil output in 2010, IEA says

DUBAI, Jan 19, 2010
- story

Colombian guerrillas to increase oil attacks before elections

Colombian guerrillas

BOGOTA, Jan 19, 2010
- story

Brazil to sell 2 mln bbls crude bimonthly ex-Okinawa - story

Repsol's boardroom conflict - story

Venezuela blackouts from bad planning, drought - story

Venezuela natural gas auction closes with no offers - story

Chavez says U.S. occupying Haiti in name of aid - story

Oil rises for the first day in six as dollar drop spurs buying - story

Carbon plummets as traders See oil booming in failed Copenhagen - story

OPEC unlikely to raise output this year, Qatar says - story

Oil shortages to reappear in 2011, Goldman Sachs says - story

Nigeria State imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew after riots - story

Chavez orders takeover of venezuelan exito stores - story

Williams to merge pipeline units, raise $3.5 billion, WSJ says - story

Pinera eschews Pinochet terror promoting dictator's economics - story

UN to vote on sending more troops for Haiti aid - story

Haiti aid not imperiled by security concerns, U.S. Admiral says - story


Sebastian Piñera wins chilean presidential runoff election

AP / Jorge Saenz

Chile's President-elect Sebastian Pinera laughs during an event to celebrate his victory in the runoff presidential election in Santiago, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010.

SANTIAGO, Jan 18, 2010
- story

Venezuela's new ministers: Rodriguez- electricity, Giordani-finance & planning

Ali Rodriguez (left) and Jorge Giordani

CARACAS, Jan 18, 2010
- story

Oil rallies above $78 after five days of falls - story

TT's Enill hopes for Venezuelan gas - story

Marubeni Corp to invest in Petrobras refinery, Nikkei reports - story

Chavez says he ‘revalued’ Bolivar with parallel gains - story

Europe oil supply insulated from Russia, Belarus spat, IEA says - story

PDVSA’s supplier debts have ‘vanished,’ Ramirez says - story

UN struggles to unblock aid as haitians suffer, wait - story

Venezuelan Bolivar sinks as Central Bank skips dollar auction - story

Venezuela expects $8.3 billion field investment, Universal says - story

OPEC compliance with cuts fell to 58% in December, IEA reports - story

Frei says Chile ‘not for sale’ in jab at billionaire - story

Redrado says Argentina account at fed to open today - story

Venezuela calls for gas project proposals-report - story

OSHA fines PDVSA Citgo for July Texas refinery blast - story

Energy drillers' outlook tinged by 2009 fallout - story



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