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Aug 16 - 30


Two more weeks to fully load
fuel in Iran's nuclear plant

TEHRAN, Aug 31, 2010
- story

Guyana to purchase lower-cost
jet fuel from Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Aug 31, 2010
- story

Oil slips on US recovery fears - story

Lukoil reports half-time profit leap to 4.0 billion dollars - story

Saudi to swap 127 volt power for 230 volts - story

Bad weather delays BP bid to recover blowout preventer - story

UN climate panel ordered to make fundamental reforms - story

Electric cars can succeed in oil-rich states: Ghosn - story

Mexico leftist, oil woes could spark downgrade-Moody's - story

Curacao PDVSA Isla refinery start-up moving forward - union - story

Virgin Island PDVSA Hovensa refinery ops normal, Earl shuts harbor - story

Colombia's Santos under pressure over tax vow - story

Ecuador's international reserves decline to 13-month low of $3.53 billion - story

Petrobras still in talks on oil swap price with government, Mantega says - story

Oil prices drop amid new fear for US economy - story

ezuela unit suspends some roaming - story

US conservatives rally to 'restore America'


Glenn Beck speaks as a television camera moves around him as the 'Restoring Honor' rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010.

WASHINGTON, Aug 30, 2010
- story

Venezuela proven natural
gas reserves rise to 185.2 TCF

CARACAS, Aug 30, 2010
- story

Brazil's Rousseff could win in first round: poll - story

Netanyahu spells out essentials for peace deal - story

Drilling rescue shaft for Chile miners to start Monday - story

Honduras, one of the world's deadliest places for the media - story

Full plate awaits Obama on his return from vacation - story

Thousands flee as Indonesia volcano erupts - story

Jordan's king, Israel's Barak discuss Mideast direct talks - story

Kuwait posts 22.4 billion dollars budget surplus - story

Chile studies ways to rescue miners faster - story

Earl threatens hurricane status as Danielle weakens - story

Armed group accuses Nigerian govt of killing ex-militant - story

Obama says Iraq war 'ending,' calls country 'sovereign' - story

Germany mulls longer life for nuclear power plants: reports - story

Putin opens Russian section of Siberian-Pacific oil pipeline - story

PDVSA's Chalmette to shut 3 units, save $8 mil/month -sources - story

After Chapter 11, LyondellBasell aims to lead - story

Telefonica's Ven


Russian Rosneft set deal for
PDVSA's German refinery

CARACAS, Aug 27, 2010
- story

Uganda strips Tullow,
Heritage of oil field: minister

KAMPALA, Aug 27, 2010
- story

Oil prices jump beyond 75 dollars - story

Salvage operation could offer up clues to US oil spill - story

Drilling about to start to reach Chilean miners - story

UN piracy envoy embarks on three-month mission - story

Brazil's Vale to cut iron ore prices by 10 percent - story

Hurricane Danielle to skirt Bermuda as Atlantic storms rage - story

Carter leaves N. Korea with freed American, nuclear pledge - story

British economy steams ahead but derailment looms - story

Iran bank assets withdrawn from Europe: central bank chief - story

Oil prices rise before US growth data - story

China urgently needs to reverse coal dependency: Greenpeace - story

Under attack, Obama holds cards on Afghan pullout date - story

Danielle becomes first major hurricane of Atlantic season - story

S.Korea sceptical on Chinese nuclear proposal - story

Mexican president announces anti-money laundering measures - story

US declines to rule out resumption of NKorea nuclear talks - story

Brazil's boom gives boost to Lula's presidential pick - story

UN oil pollution probe in Nigeria will avoid blame - story

Oil prices jump to 75 dollars - story

Nigeria to privatise electricity sector - story

Mexican president strongly condemns migrant massacre - story

FTC Capital, settle fraud lawsuit, SEC alleged defendants defrauded Venezuela's PDVSA - story

Venezuela prepares PDVSA issue, sees recession end - story

Reuters factbox-Hugo Chavez's history at the ballot box - story

Colombia's Galeras erupts, evacuation ordered - story

Colombia's Gran Tierra reports more oil in Moqueta and pipeline disruption in Putamayo - story

Reuters factbox-Ecuador's oil industry and contract talks - story

Reuters factbox-Ecuador vs Chervron environmental damages lawsuit - story

Petrobras at odds; deal seen after Aug. 30 - story


South Korea, Bolivia sign
lithium development deal

Lithium in Bolivia

SEOUL, Aug 26, 2010
- story

Kuwait oil minister 'satisfied'
with current price

Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah al-Sabah

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26, 2010
- story

Oil prices up in Asian trade - story

Katrina changed the face of New Orleans for ever - story

BP scraps plans to drill in Arctic due to Gulf spill: report - story

Nigerian electricity workers strike ahead of reform plan - story

India state oil firms plan no counterbid for Cairn: report - story

Killing in Nigerian oil hub sparks fears of pre-poll unrest - story

Egypt announces site of planned nuclear plant - story

Kuwait, Iraq agree on oil output from border fields: Sabah - story

Shell shuts plant in Nigeria as women's protest expands - story

ONS 2010: Top innovation awards to Reelwell, FMC Technologies - story

ONS 2010: Honorary awards to Maury Devine and Erik Jølberg - story

ONS 2010: Show news at opening date - story

Argentine power struggle stirs debate over press freedoms - story

Belarus eyes Latvia as new route for Venezuelan oil - story

Oil prices edge up despite negative data - story

Gazprom exec says natural
gas prices to leap by 2012

FRANKFURT, Aug 25, 2010
- story

Norway's King Harald opens ONS 2010

CARACAS, Aug 25, 2010
- story

Blast hits Iran-Turkey pipeline, Kurd rebels blamed - story

Oil edges higher in Asia - story

New bacteria degrades oil faster, in deep, cold water: study - story

Cairn discovers gas in offshore Greenland amid protests - story

Oil price slides under 72 dollars - story

Spanish oil spill workers suffered chromosome damage: study - story


Greenpeace in Arctic to stop
British group drilling for oil

COPENHAGEN, Aug 24, 2010
- story

Shell starts drilling in offshore
Brazil near Tupi Field

RIO, Aug 24, 2010
- story

Seoul to send envoy to Washington for Iran sanction talks - story

OPEC facing dilemma over oil prices: CGES consultancy - story

Norway's massive oil fund excludes Israeli firms over ethics - story

Oil prices rise, stay above 74 dollars - story

Investors wary of violence in Iraq, but optimistic: survey - story

Iran launches assault boats,
warns don't play with fire

ISNA news agency

A katyusha rocket is fired from a speed boat during a military
drill near the port of Bandar Jask in the Sear of Oman in May.

TEHRAN, Aug 23, 2010
- story

Venezuela's PDVSA oil exports
drop 16 pct in 2nd quarter

CARACAS, Aug 23, 2010
- story


Venezuela's PDVSA to issue
a $2 billion bond, Chavez said

CARACAS, Aug 20, 2010
- story

Partner says BP hiding oil spill documents

WASHINGTON, Aug 20, 2010
- story

Oil prices extend losses - story

BP spill payouts likely to prohibit lawsuits: report - story

Britain warns Libya not to mark Megrahi release, a year on - story

SKorea's KNOC makes hostile offer for Dana Petroleum - story

Oil prices sink on dire US economic data - story

Venezuela's PDVSA to issue
a $2 billion bond, Chavez said

CARACAS, Aug 20, 2010
- story

Partner says BP hiding oil spill documents

WASHINGTON, Aug 20, 2010
- story

Oil prices extend losses - story

BP spill payouts likely to prohibit lawsuits: report - story

Britain warns Libya not to mark Megrahi release, a year on - story

SKorea's KNOC makes hostile offer for Dana Petroleum - story

Oil prices sink on dire US economic data - story

US senators hunt possible
BP role in Lockerbie release

Lockerbie bomber's Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi

WASHINGTON, Aug 19, 2010
- story

PDVSA: No change in Venezuela's
PetroCaribe terms

CARACAS, Aug 19, 2010
- story

Oil mixed in Asian trade
- story

US energy firm abandons sale of Ghana stake to ExxonMobil - story

Sudan eyes sharp hike in oil output by next year: minister - story

Russia defends Iran nuclear plant ahead of launch - story

Sudan eyes sharp hike in oil output by next year: minister - story

Shell in Nigeria warns on production after pipeline sabotage - story

Iran to launch first nuclear plant after decades of delay - story

US base ruling risks new tensions for Colombia's president - story

South Korea, Bolivia to sign lithium deal: report - story

General strike ends in Bolivian mining city - story

Repsol opens The Ubari hospital in Lybia - story

Ecuador's oil industry and contract talks - Reuters Factbox - story

Repsol to seek private investors before $4 billion Brazil share deal - story

Brazil 11th-round auction of oil and natural-gas on track - story


Ecuador set to renegotiate foreign oil deals

AFP/ Rodrigo Buendia

Ecuadorean Minister of Nonrenewable Natural Resources
Wilson Pastor speaks during a press conference in Quito.

QUITO, Aug 18, 2010
- story

Ahmadinejad admires Venezuela condemnation of anti-Iran resolution


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, Aug 18, 2010
- story

T&T, Venezuela gas deal: Opportunities for service firms - story

Blast in Venezuela's PDVSA Puerto La Cruz refinery - story

Oil dips in Asian trade -

Japan launches probe into Gulf oil tanker blast - story

Scientists say US figures on spilled oil in Gulf too low - story

Kuwait's national oil company to replace CEO: report - story

US welcomes China investment in Latin America: official - story

Belarus to get Venezuelan oil via Lithuania - story

Oil prices rally, ending five-day losing streak - story


Venezuela to ship gasoline to Iran

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

CARACAS, Aug 17, 2010
- story

T&T, Venezuela sign
hydrocarbons' unifying treaty

Ministry of Energy

Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan, Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (l), and Rafael Ramírez, Venezuela's Energy and Oil Minister and president of PDVSA at PDVSA's headquarters, Caracas, on Aug 16, 2010.

CARACAS, Aug 17, 2010
- story

Oil prices rebound in Asian trade, above 75 dollars - story

Chavez says `impossible' to accept U.S. ambassadorial nominee Larry Palmer - story

Oil discovered offshore in Mozambique - story

Mexico eyes deeper oil drilling in shadow of Gulf disaster - story

Lebanon parliament to vote on gas rights bill - story

Oil prices slip on weak Japanese growth data - story


Venezuela and Trinidad to sign a
hydrocarbon unitization agreement

CARACAS, Aug 16, 2010
- story

Iran says to begin work on
new uranium plant in early 2011

Iran nuclear plant under consruction

TEHRAN, Aug 16, 2010
- story

Oil price gains capped by Japanese growth data - story

Afghanistan discovers new oil deposit: ministry -

Iran offers three billion dollar bonds to fund gasfields - story

'Our job is not finished' in Gulf oil spill: Obama - story

US outlines preliminary steps for BP relief well - story

Iran to fire up first nuclear power plant next week - story

Tensions flare between Kremlin, Belarus strongman - story

Russia deal shows Iran does not need enrichment: White House - story

Iran sanctions helping Ahmadinejad: Karroubi - story

In 2009 PDVSA received financial assistance from government agencies - story

Mexico wants Copenhagen outsiders in Cancun talks: envoy - story

US converts Brazilian debt into environmental protection - story

Most foreign tourists leave Bolivian city amid general strike - story

LAN, TAM announce merger to create LatAm's biggest airline - story

Peru's economy seen growing 10.9 pct in June - story

Brazil poll shows Rousseff with lead over Serra - story

Cosan: biofuels JV deal with Shell to close soon - story

Petrobras pilot-fishing on equity offering - IFR - story

Repsol finishes drilling deepwater well in Brazil's Espirito Santo basin - story

Batista's OGX posts $32.6 million second-quarter profit as it speeds up exploration - story

Spill prompt Brazil`caution' on $7 billion assets purchase from Devon - story

Pemex's budget request may be cut on lower oil prices, board member says - story

Mexico:Pemex's deep-water drilling: in BP's footsteps? - story

Oil leak threatens farmlands in Trinidad and Tobago
- story

Oil prices hold under 76 dollars - story


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