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Petroleumworld stories: 2010

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Previous Stories: 2010

- Aug 1- 15 - Aug 16- 30

- 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:

Sept 1- 16

 

Venezuela's oil minister: OPEC
should target $100 per oil barrel


Venezuela's oil minister Rafael Ramirez

CARACAS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 15, 2010
- story

Brazil oil find could be biggest
in 20 years: report


Libra field located at Santos Basin

RIO DE JANEIRO
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 15, 2010
- story

Oil prices fall as US pipeline repaired - story

BP cited for North Sea safety failures: report - story

Britain makes bid for Brazil warship contract - story

Oil prices mixed as confidence rises - story

Cuba liberalizes the hard way, with massive layoffs - story

Petrobras offer to push Brazil's real even higher: analysts - story

OPEC's half-century - story

UK oil firm in major new find off Ghana - story

Rafsanjani urges Iran not to dismiss sanctions as 'jokes' - story

Obama asks for millions for oil, gas oversight - story

Oil prices up as US pipeline remains shut - story

US oil moratorium

Protesters demanded to "get the
Shell out" at World Energy Congress


Reuters/Shaun Best

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Peter Voser speaks to delegates at the 21st World Energy Congress in Montreal, September 13, 2010.

MONTREAL
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 14, 2010
. - story

Venezuela to compensate 650 million dollars to Holcim cement

AFP/Fabrice Coffrini

Swiss cement giant Holcim said on Monday that Venezuela will pay 650 million dollars (507 million euros) in compensation for nationalising its

GENEVA
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 14, 2010
- story

OPEC still influential at 50

LONDON
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 13, 2010
- story

Fires under control on PDVSA facilities
in Bonaire and Cardon terminal/CRP


Fire at PDVSA Bonaire oil terminal

LONDON
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 13, 2010
- story

Crude prices above 77 dollars in Asian trade - story

US court rules for Chevron over Nigeria oil platform clash - story

Nile barge sinks in Egypt, causing diesel spill: agency - story

US journalist confirms Castro said Cuba model not working - story

Castro says misinterpreted on Cuban model not working - story

Giant drill at Chile mine greeted with cheers - story

Oil prices rise as IEA lifts demand forecast - story

OPEC sees 2010 world oil demand
growth at 1.2 percent


VIENNA
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 10, 2010
- story

PDVSA's 12 MB BOPEC oil storage terminal in Bonaire still close due to fire

The Bonaire Reporter


09/9/2010, 12 pm-  The fire at BOPEC continues.

KRALENDIJK, Netherlands Antilles
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 10, 2010
- story

Top economies edge up oil demand, but risks abound: IEA - story

Japan defence paper points at China's growing military reach - story

China's pariah friends worth the risk: experts - story

Second worker dies after Mexico refinery blast - story

Nigeria in 'mad race against time' to prevent vote rigging - story

Sudan resolves bitter oil payment dispute with south - story

Energy nationalism in neighbors costs Brazil - story

Castro remark on Cuba model not working may signal change - story

Pemex to repair Cadereyta oil refinery's coker by Sept. 11 after explosion - story

Brazil to auction some offshore Franco oil rights - story

Oil prices drop despite positive data - story

Top economies edge up oil demand, but risks abound: IEA - story

Battle of oil titans as BP
seeks to shift blame for spill


CHICAGO
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 09, 2010
- story

Chilean oil rig on fire off Argentina,
all workers evacuated


A Chilean -operated oil rig off the southern coast of Argentina
caught fire early on Wednesday, forcing all its workers to evacuate

BUENOS AIRES
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 09, 2010
- story

US government sends oil clean-up bill to BP - story

After destroying Iraq's army, US retrains former foe - story

US seeks funding for more oil and gas inspectors - story

Nigeria leader replaces military, security heads: presidency - story

Transocean accuses BP of designing 'fatally flawed' oil well - story

Sao Tome extends oil bidding process to November - story

US-Cuba relations in 'positive phase:' US governor - story

Clinton says Mexican drug cartels looking like insurgency - story

Energy supply accidents in the Americas - Reuters factbox - story

Total, BG Group to develop Bolivia gas field - YPFB - story

Shell to sell stakes in Brazil offshore oil blocks - story

Ecopetrol finds natural gas in Northern Santander, near Venezuela's border - story

Calderon's Pemex budget proposal for 2011 falls short of company's request - story

Oil prices fall below 74 dollars - story

 

Explosion blast a Mexican oil
refinery,
one dead, 10 hurt

EFE/File 2007

The Cadereyta refinery near the northern city of Monterrey

MEXICO CITY
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 08, 2010
- story

Fitch upgrades BP rating ahead of key report



LONDON
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 08, 2010
- story

Oil prices below 74 dollars in Asia - story

South Korea announces sanctions against Iran - story

Drilling makes progress toward trapped Chile miners - story

Dozens trapped on China oil rig: state media - story

Nigerian presidential vote scheduled for January 22 - story

Iran's Khamenei vows to circumvent nuclear sanctions - story

Ex-Elf boss sent back to jail in France - story

OPEC to host North African oil, gas summit in Vienna - story

Mexico explosion weighs on US oil prices - story

China CAMC receives millionaire hydro
contracts in Venezuela and Ecuador



CARACAS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 07, 2010
- story

Merkel sets stage for nuclear power battle

Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement to
the media at the chancellery in Berlin September 6, 2010.

BERLIN
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 07, 2010
- story

Oil prices fall below 74 dollars in Asian trade - story

Total refineries hit by pensions strike: company - story

Putin hints at return to Russian presidency - story

As Democrats fear rout, Obama launches new jobs push - story

Oil well capped, 'shrimp and petroleum' festival goes ahead - story

Putin accuses jailed oil tycoon of organising murders - story

Obama unveils new 50-billion-dollar infrastructure plan - story

Kuwait's KNPC inks refinery eal with Italy's Tecnimont - story

Iran says vetting UN nuclear inspectors is its right - story

Oil price rises above 77 dollars in London - story

Petrobras sells 64 bln dlrs of
stock to fund oil exploration



RIO DE JANEIRO
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 06, 2010
- story

Reliance on OPEC nations to rise: IEA



NEW DELHI
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 06, 2010
- story

Oil prices lower in Asian trade - story

India to sell stakes in two energy companies - story

Germany to extend life of nuclear reactors - story

Venezuela FinMin Giordani sees growth by year's end - story

BP ups asset sale target after massive oil spill: report - story

Zanki selected as CEO of Kuwait Petroleum corp: source - story

A month on, Chile miners face uncertain rescue date - story

Sceptical green urges smart billions to fight warming - story

Busted BP well no longer 'threat' to Gulf: US official - story

Merkel has a new headache, and this time it's nuclear - story

US likely to keep thousands of troops in Iraq after 2011 - story

Medvedev picks Khudainatov to head Rosneft- story

Vital evidence for US oil probe raised from the depths- story

Oil prices slip after tepid US jobs report - story

Explosion on Gulf of Mexico oil threatened further damage to waters - story

Colombia nixes talks with rebels after brutal attacks - story

Swiss Xstrata signs 4.2-billion-dollar copper deal with Peru -
story

Bolivia reclaims cement company shares - story

Turning sex appeal into votes in Brazil's elections - story

Venezuela OKs payment for French retailer Casino - story

Explosion on Gulf of Mexico oil
platform sends crew into sea

AP /Gerald Herbert

Boats are seen spraying water on an oil and gas platform
that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana.,
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.

NEW ORLEANS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 03, 2010
- story

CITGO to celebrate its 100 year heritage

CARACAS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 03, 2010
- story

Crude prices below 75 dollars in Asian trade - story

BP says oil spill costs hit eight billion dollars - story

Japan slaps new financial sanctions on Iran - story

Thai firm rejects Indonesia's 2.4-billion oil spill claim - story

Fuel tanker runs aground in Canadian Arctic: coast guard - story

Oil prices soar on positive economic data - story

A new oil platform exploded and
caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico

The New York Times

NEW ORLEANS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 02, 2010
- story

Venezuela: Key political risks
to watch - Reuters factbox


Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela

CARACAS
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 02, 2010
- story

Obama says 'most urgent task'
is to restore US economy

Reuters/Jim Young

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after addressing the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, August 31, 2010.

WASHINGTON
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 01, 2010
- story

TNK-BP to buy Venezuelan BP's assets


Viktor Vekselberg , a shareholder in TNK-BP.

MOSCOW
Petroleumworld.com, Sep 01, 2010
- story

 


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