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Previous Stories: 2010

- June 1 - 15 - June 16 - 30 - July 1 - 15 - July 16- 30

- Mar 1- 15 - March 16-30 - APRIL 1- 15 - APRIL 15- May 30

- Jan 1 - 15 - Jan 16 - 30 - Feb 1- 15 - Feb 16- 28

Other Previous Stories 2009 - 2006:

Aug 1- 16

Brazil halts Petrobras oil platform, cites safety

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 13, 2010
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Rusoro could quadruple output by 2013, with new Chavez's rules

Rusoro open pit minning at Emila mill, El Dorado Distric, Bolivar state, Venezuela

CARACAS, Aug 13, 2010
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OPEC ups 2010 world oil demand growth to 1.2 percent - story

Oil rebounds in Asia but economic concerns weigh - story

Norway's sovereign fund value edges up despite stock losses - story

Iran ready to sell oil in any currency: central bank - story

BP oil well may be capped, but economic pain keeps spreading - story

BP to pay 50 million dollar fine for deadly 2005 Texas blast - story

Analysis: Better ties, but Chavez seen bashing Colombia again - story

Ecopetrol gets 10 blocks assigned in Open Round Colombia 2010 - story

Bolivia begins military training for civilians, opposition warns of pro-government militias - story

Oil prices drop sharply on demand fears - story

Government-set prices makes Petrobras' profits fall

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 12, 2010
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PDVSA sells $1.04 billion of bonds

CARACAS, Aug 12, 2010
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BP work halts as weakened Gulf storm soaks region - story

Oil plunges further in Asian trade - story

Iraq agrees to Iran-Syria gas pipeline plan - story

Well capped, BP accused of reneging on contracts - story

Greenpeace to launch expedition to probe BP oil spill impact - story

Total says it will begin work on deep-water Angolan fields - story

ExxonMobil resumes oil shipments after Nigeria spill - story

Factbox: Details on Petrobras' capitalization plan - Reuters - story

Oil prices drop in line with stock markets - story


Venezuela, Colombia, reestablish diplomatic ties

Reuters/Miraflores Palace

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos during a joint meeting in Santa Marta, Colombia, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010.

SANTA MARTA,Colombia, Aug 11, 2010
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IEA raises oil demand outlook, but warns of growth doubts

PARIS, Aug 11, 2010
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Key evidence in BP oil spill to be collected by suspects - story

Oil lower in Asian trade amid demand worries - story

Oil spill lawsuits sent to Louisiana, storm delays well kill - story

Blast hits oil pipeline in Turkey, 2 dead: security sources - story

Nigeria president promises to spend billions on power grid - story

Brazil signs on to UN sanctions against Iran - story

Final BP well kill delayed by storm - story

Swiss airport operator seeks Venezuela arbitration - story

What does Colombia-Venezuela reconciliation mean? - story

Brazil govt will review Petrobras Marlim platform - story

Brazil seeks high crude price in oil swap-report - story

Regulator, Petrobras at odds over suppliers-report - story

Ecuador delays handing over new oil contracts-guild - story

Ecopetrol announces second dividend payment and ex-dividend period - story

Oil prices down on US slowdown, China trade concerns - story


Strike ends at Curacao's PDVSA Isla refinery

WILLEMSTAD, Aug 10, 2010
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Repsol find 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in Bolivia

LISBON, Aug 10, 2010
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Ecuador's court ordered Chevron and Amazonian communities to submit damages assessments - story

Chevron files in Ecuador for dismissal of lawsuit -

Iran says to drop trade in 'filthy' dollar, euro - story

GDF Suez takes over Britain's International Power - story

Mumbai collision shuts India's busiest cargo port - story

Oil lower as investors eye Fed meeting - story

S.Korean firm hits oil reserves in northern Iraq - story

BP deposits 3 billion dollars into Gulf disaster fund - story

Confusion over Uganda's Lake Albert oil deal - story

Bolivia leader to visit Seoul as S.Korea eyes lithium deal - story

No clear winner in Brazil campaign TV debate: media - story

Oil prices up ahead of Fed meeting - story

Juan Manuel Santos takes oath as Colombia's new president

AFP/ Eitan Abramovich

Colombia's president, Juan Manuel Santos (pictured), took office Saturday

BOGOTA, Aug 9, 2010
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BP may drill again near runaway Gulf of Mexico oil well


NEW ORLEANS, Aug 9, 2010
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Oil slick concern after ships collide near Mumbai - story

BP oil spill response costs hit 6.1 billion dollars - story

Venezuela's Chavez blocks nominated U.S. envoy - story

Venezuela to start $3 billion debt from Monday - story

Workers strike at already paralyzed Curacao refinery - story

Oil prices edge up ahead of Fed meeting - story

Chavez urges Colombian rebels to release all hostages - story

Iran drops LNG project under energy policy review - story

Colombia's new president lays out his vision in speech
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BP well may be capped, but big cleanup job remains - story

The Strait of Hormuz: a key thoroughfare for the world's oil - story

OPEC pumped 29.22 million barrels of crude oil per day in July - story

Brazil's Rousseff holds 5-point lead over Serra in Ibope presidential poll - story

Oil prices fall on US unemployment report - story

'Terror' blast hit Japanese tanker in Gulf strait, says UAE


The M Star oil tanker is seen at sea near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates July 29, 2010.

DUBAI, Aug 6, 2010
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Venezuela protests US
ambassador-designate concerns

venezuela's US ambassador-designate
Larry Palmer

CARACAS, Aug 6, 2010
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BP looks to relief well to finish Gulf kill - story

Oil prices mixed ahead of US non-farm payrolls report - story

Transocean gets 249 lawsuits, claims over oil spill - story

Abu Dhabi to hike oil output capacity 29.6 percent: report - story

India's Reliance to buy major stake in US shale gas field - story

China defends business ties with Iran - story

Caricom Secretary General stepping down - story

Pemex postpones drilling to test deep-water equipment - story

PDVSA's 2009 net profit slumps 53 pct to $4.4 bln - story

Key political risks to watch in Venezuela - Reuters - story

Oil prices dip on US jobless concerns - story

Hope for Gulf as BP plugs well,
most of the oil gone

AP /Gerald Herbert

A boat motors through oil sheen from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off East Grand Terre Island, where the Gulf of Mexico meets Barataria Bay, on the Louisiana coast, at sunset on Saturday, July 31,

NEW ORLEANS, Aug 5, 2010
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Chevron try to sabotage Ecuador's
Amazon rainforest

Spectral Q /Lou Dematteis

Lago Agrio, people protesting at Chevron's delaying tactics in the landmark class action environmental trial against the oil major. (File photo)

LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador, Aug 5, 2010
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Oil prices ease after long rally - story

Procedure to plug Gulf of Mexico
oil well successful: BP


Image from a live BP video feed shows a view
from a submersible of the well head the Gulf of Mexico.

NEW ORLEANS, Aug 4, 2010
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Oil prices breach 82 dollars first time since May - story

BP to sell Colombia assets to Ecopetrol
and Talisman for $1.9 billion in cash

LONDON, Aug 3, 2010
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BP gears up for well 'kill'

NEW ORLEANS, Aug 3, 2010
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Oil prices rally on earnings, data - story

Venezuela sends troops to
Colombian border: Chavez


Venezuela deployed military units and troops
to the Colombian border, Sat Jul 31,2010

CARACAS, Aug 2, 2010
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Bated breath in Gulf ahead
of oil well 'kill' operation


Ships assist in clean up and containment near the source
of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

NEW ORLEANS, Aug 2, 2010
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Venezuela gets first installment
of Chinese financing

CARACAS, July 30, 2010
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Ecopetrol output to surge 27% by 2011

Colombia's oil blocks

BOGOTA, July 30, 2010
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Oil prices jump on weak dollar, positive European data - story

Nigeria's oil reserves drop
by 1.6 billion barrels: official

LAGOS, July 29, 2010
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US hit by new oil spill: officials

AFP/Getty /Bill Pugliano

An oil slick from a spill of approximately 800,000 gallons of crude oil makes its way down the Kalamazoo River in Marshall, Michigan.

CHIGAGO, July 29, 2010
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Oil turns higher in Asian trade - story

First lawsuits linked to Gulf spill go to court - story

Japan's Mitsui maintains oil tanker was likely attacked - story

Shell profit climbs to 4.39 billion dollars in quarter - story

S.Korea's Daelim wins 1.7 billion dollar Saudi project - story

100 days in, Gulf spill leaves ugly questions unanswered - story

Ecopetrol to take on $23 bln in debt in 2011-2020 - story

BP in talks to sell Venezuela's assets to TNK-BP - story

Petrobras to launch Tupi oil production three month ahead of schedule - story

Oil prices slide on US inventory data - story




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