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Feb 1- 16 2010


Argentina blocks shipment in flap over Falklands

Falklands ( Malvinas) Islands

02 12 2010 - story

Venezuela OKs Orinoco's oil belt reserves booking

02 12 2010 - story

IAEA board elects new chairman - story

Oil prices slide on back of strong dollar - story

Nigerian elders demand "decisive" action from new leader - story

Italy's ENI sees 'challenges' after profit plunge - story

Nigeria power transfer is needed political tonic: analysts - Analysis - story

Oil prices rise on demand hopes - story

IEA raises 2010 oil demand forecast

PARIS 02 11 2010 - story

Chevron and Repsol to invest $30 billion
to develop Venezuela's Orinoco belt

Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
02 11 2010 - story

Oil prices climb on eve of key US report - story

Repsol is awarded a project to develop oil reserves Venezuela' Orinoco belt - story

Chevron-led consortium to acquire 40 percent interest in Orinoco belt extra heavy oil project - story

Venezuela announces winners of rights to develop the Orinoco belt - story

Chevron, Repsol, to develop Venezuela Orinoco's fields - story

Venezuela seals biggest oil deals under Chavez - story

Clashes, opposition heads 'attacked' on Iran revolution day - story

Statoil reports profit drop, lowers production target - story

Total sees profits plunge, eyes Iranian gas - story

Nigeria cabinet finally accepts acting president - story

Oil prices rise amid US cold snap, Greek debt crisis - story


OPEC warns on 'slow' recovery in 2010

02 10 2010 - story

Venezuela and Trinidad to sign
unitization of
Loran/Manatee field

Trinidad Guardian

TT's Energy Minister Conrad Enil

02 10 2010 - story

Oil prices gain more ground - story

Time 'running out' for nuclear diplomacy with Iran: US official - story

Malaysia to replace its IAEA envoy - story

Obama warns of swift sanctions against Iran - story

Peru to boost investment in mining, energy sectors - story

Russia toughens line on Iran nuclear ambitions - story

New Dubai oil find a drop in the ocean of debt, say analysts - Analysis - story

Iraq launches fourth state oil firm to oversee development - story

IAEA board meets to elect new chairman - story

Abengoa said to raise $460 million for Pemex plant - story

Ecuador government may acquire Noble power plant, minister says - story

Larrain wants double growth as Chile finance minister - story

Braskem said likely to win Brazil approval to buy Quattor - story

Brazil ‘unlikely’ to approve oil Laws by April, BOFA says - story

Petrobras share sale may not be viable if delayed, analyst says - story

Venezuela to award blocks in vast Orinoco oil belt - story

Timeline: Hugo Chavez and Venezuela's oil industry - story

Court appointee in Chevron Ecuador lawsuit tied to Ecuador state-owned oil company - story

Chevron misrepresent facts about expert in Ecuador trial   - story

Haiti reels one month after devastating quake - story

Oil prices leap as dollar falls against euro - story


Defiant Iran starts uranium
enrichment to 20 pct level: TV

Iran's facility for enriching uranium

TEHRAN, Feb 9, 2010 - story

Venezuela under 'electricity emergency'

Pampatar, Margarita Island, Venezuela, Feb 9, 2010
- story

Key powers push for tougher sanctions against Iran - story

Investigators hunt cause of giant US blast - story

Mexico climate summit set for early December in Cancun - story

IAEA chief says 'concerned' at Iran uranium plan - story

UAE's ADCO targets 1.8 million bpd oil output by 2017 - story

Iran has notified IAEA of uranium enrichment plans: envoy - story

ENI awards 845 million euro contract to Hyundai in Norway - story

What will it take to rebuild Haiti? - story

Woodside in LNG talks with China, signs off on plant site - story

Oil prices recover a little after selloff - story

Chinchilla becomes Costa Rica's
first female president

AFP/Mayela Lopez

Costa Rica's ruling National Liberation Party presidential candidate, Laura Chinchilla,delivering her victory speech after winning the general elections in San Jose late on February 7, 2010.

SAN JOSE, Feb 8, 2010
- story

US to Chavez: 'Do not repress' your people

El Pais

Tom Shannon, US ambassador to Brazil

BRASILIA, Feb 5, 2010- story

Gazprom to delay Shtokman
gas project three years

MOSCOW, Feb 5, 2010
- story

China hits out at US at 'Security Davos' - story

Commodity prices slump on debt woes - story

US discuss Iran with China, other partners - story

Serbia, Gazprom found a joint company for South Stream pipeline - story

Crude oil prices weaken at end of volatile week - story

Cnooc pays 2.5 bln dollars for Ugandan oil assets - story

Brazil not talking uranium enrichment with Iran: official - story

US envoy due in Nigeria as political crisis mounts - story

Total unions call strike at French refineries - story

Pro- and anti-Chavez demos on coup anniversary - story

Shell says profits plunge in 2009,
axes more jobs -


LONDON, Feb 5, 2010
- story

Guyana may be helping Iran
nuclear plants
- opposition

GEORGETOWN, Feb 5, 2010
.- story

Crude oil prices head lower - story

Nigerian minister calls for ill president to transfer powers - story

Shell says probing claim of new Niger Delta attack - story

Debt-laden Dubai says new off-shore oil field found - story

Brazil dam draws ire of ecologists, natives and Sting - story

Nigeria sabotage forces cut in Shell output - story

China minister stands firm on Iran sanctions - story

PDVSA CEO in China in oil talks - story

Auction of Venezuela's vast Carabobo oil field- factbox - story

Oil prices slip on surprise crude stockpile jump - story




Ahmadinejad says 'no problem'
in shipping out Iran uranium

Low-enriched uranium (LEU) to be further purified into reactor fuel

TEHRAN, Feb 03, 2010- story

Chavez celebrates 11 years in office,
boasts 11 more to come

CARACAS, Feb 3, 2010
- story

Oil advance before US energy report - story

Argentina lodges protest over oil prospecting off Falklands - story

Kremlin body presents radical vision of Russia's future - story

Dos Santos names new Angolan cabinet - story

Oil prices jump on brighter economic outlook - story



ExxonMobil profit at 6 bln
dollars in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON, Feb 2, 2010
- story

Russian-Venezuelan joint venture to
invest $20 bln in Orinoco's Junin 6 bock

PORT SPAIN, Feb 2, 2010
- story

Venezuela students seek to keep heat on Chavez - story

Fire at Venezuela oil upgrader, output normal - story

Venezuela bid has big risks, rewards for oil majors - story

Major emitters set carbon goals after Copenhagen - story

Peru files SEC shelf for up to $5 bln in debt - story

Bolivia's Morales names new energy minister - story

Brazil's Rousseff gains in presidential race -poll - story

Huge hydroelectric dam approved in Brazil's Amazon - story

Why are foreign firms betting on Brazilian ethanol? - story

Oil prices extend gains - story

China says still room for negotiations on Iran - story

Obama unveils budget for tough times - story

Wall Street rally fueled by ExxonMobil, manufacturing data - story

Former loyalists call on Chavez to resign - story

Shell leak case to take months to reach Dutch court: lawyer - story

Nigeria sabotage forces cut in Shell output - story

British oil giant BP swings into profit- story

Saudi to join nuclear safety pact - story

Under-pressure Total postpones decision on refinery - story

Oil demand recovery 'underway': OPEC chief - story

Shell unveils biofuel joint venture in Brazil - story

Oil prices up on brisk US manufacturing, Nigeria violence - story


Chavez announced a billion dollar
boost to Venezuela's power grid

CARACAS, Feb 1, 2010
- story

Nigerian oil rebels threaten
'all-out' attacks after lifting truce


Nigerian oil rebels

LAGOS, Feb 1, 2010- story

Fire breaks out at Kuwait oil gathering centre - story

French govt insists Total give jobs pledge - story

Oil prices down in Asian trade - story

Russia's Lukoil signs agreement on massive Iraq oil field - story

Canada matches US carbon emissions target - story

African politics bestowed with Chinese feng shui - story

US firm kicked out of Peru mining group for pollution - story

Crude oil prices languish despite rosy US growth data - story

Shell sells Nigerian assets to local consortium - story


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