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Headlines 2017 January/June



Friday, Dec. 29 2017

Reuters -U.S. Interior proposes easing offshore oil drilling safety regulations

Deisy Buitrago, Girish Gupta -OPEC member Venezuela oil-backed cryptocurrency to launch in days -government

Reuters -UK pipeline Forties fix, BP restarts North Sea oilfields, except Andrew

Reuters -Libya to fix blown-up pipeline in "very few" days

Liz Hampton -To sharply boost U.S. drilling higher prices needed-Dallas Fed

Reuters -U.S. crude oil stocks drop, refiners run near full capacity

Reuters -EIA data shows oil little changed after, bigger-than-expected draw on U.S. crude reserves

Sophie Hares, Sebastien Malo -Big cases on climate change predicted to make a legal splash in 2018

Reuters -2018 crude oil import quotas for China of 121.32 mln T

Henning Gloystein -U.S. oil prices hit highest since mid-2015 early Friday on surprise output drop

Thursday, Dec. 28 2017

Devika Krishna Kumar -Demand to ship gasoline on Colonial Pipeline in a 2-month low due to exports

Mircely Guanipa -Explosion at PDVSA CRP refinery complex in Paraguana, injures two

Reuters Staff -Eni begins drilling oil well in Alaska's Beaufort Sea -BSEE

Alex Lawler and Dmitry Zhdannikov -UK Forties oil pipeline pumps at half capacity

OGJ - Repsol set online Sagari gas field in Peru

Rina Chandran -Rising humidity can worsen impact of higher temperatures - Columbia University

Ari Rabinovitch -Israel to open up power generation to competition after agreement with unions

Reuters Staff -France was net energy importer in November - RTE

Henning Gloystein -India top China's for first time China as world's biggest LPG importer

Henning Gloystein -Oil near mid-2015 highs Thursday on strong China data, tighter 2018 outlook

Wednesday, Dec. 27 2017

Miguel Gutierrez -Mexican peso to get support by currency hedge auctions to ease pressure

Reuters Staff -Venezuelan top diplomat in Brazil persona non-grata

Masayuki Kitano -U.S. dollar eased, oil price rally underpins Canadian dollar

Reuter Staff - U.S. tax overhaul good for Shell's operations

Maria Ramirez -Violence, looting in Venezuela, economic crisis take toll, twenty-eight arrests

Reuters Staff -Guerrilla explosion on libyan crude pipeline cuts output by up to 100,000 bpd

Ryan Woo and Muyu Xu -China suspended all oil exports to N.Korea in November as sanctions bite

Reuters Staff -Russia continue as China's largest crude supplier for 9th month

Reuters Staff -Shanghai to battle 'big city disease' by limiting population to 25 mln

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices slip away Wednesday from 2015 highs, but market remains tight

Tuesday, Dec. 26 2017

Reuters Staff -Baker Hughes weekly U.S. oil reports: drilling rig count holds steady

Reuters Staff -Petrobras says oil, gas auction bids not included in capex plan

Reuters Staff -Pension reform failure will hurt Brazil's credibility- Temer

Reuters Staff -Brazil authorizes state company Pre-sal Petroleo SA to sell pre-salt oil and gas

Jeremy Wagstaff -Blockchain powers up in energy markets

Reuters Staff -China says Venezuela choice of path must be respected

Reuters Staff -AES Gener sells in Chile four plants for $300 mln

Reuters Staff -Venezuela's shrank 16.5 pct on its economy in 2016 -government

Adriana Barrera -Trafigura awarded mexico's contract for crude trading

Henning Gloystein -Oil near June 2015 high Tuesday as production cuts tighten market


Friday, Dec. 22 2017

Tom Hals -U.S. Crystallex pursues Citgo as Venezuela misses settlement payment

Alexandra Alper -Petrobras to keep 2018-22 investment in line with prior plan

Reuters Staff -Petrobras has $47 bln portfolio of potential divestments -CEO

Reuters Staff -Saudi king and Putin agree to continue cooperation to keep oil prices stable

Anthony Boadle -Mercosur trade bloc gains strength, misses EU deal

Reuters Staff -Petrobras 2018-2022 investment plan in line with prior plan

Reuters Staff -Rosneft, BP agree to jointly tap Arctic oil and gas

Fitch Ratings -Funding, sanctions key risks to Russia's LNG ambitions

Catherine Ngai -Hedging crude surge in U.S. as shale is to boost drilling in 2018

Henning Gloystein -Oil drops from two-and-a-half year highs Friday as rising U.S. output drags on market

Thursday, Dec. 21 2017

Reuters Staff -Mexichem will not rebuild blast-damaged Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo plant

Marcela Duenas & Fabiola Ortiz -S&P lower PDVSA rating on its 2024 and 2021 senior unsecured notes to 'D' from 'CC'

Astrid Zweynert -Brazilian activist Maria Margarida Ribeiro da Silva wins international forest champion award

Petroleumworld -Enel wins 100W renewable energy wind plant tender in Argentina

Reuters Staff -Brazil's regulator Aneel clears Prumo to build thermoelectric plant

Emilio Parodi -Shell, Eni to stand trial on alleged corruption in Nigeria -Italian judge

Reuters Staff -Egypt's giant Zohr gas field starts production - ENI

Reuters Staff -Ineos push ahead with Forties crude pipeline repairs

Katie Paul and Rania El Gamal -S. Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties

Henning Gloystein -Oil market capped Thursday as U.S. output fast approaches 10 million bpd

Wednesday, Dec. 20 2017

Gabriel Stargardter -Mexico accept Honduran president as winner of disputed election

Dion Rabouin -Default more likely on Venezuela sovereign bonds than PDVSA's debt

Marianna Parraga and Gary McWilliams -PDVSA at risk of losing Bonaire terminal over maintenance delay

Reuters Staff -Fact Box:The final Republican tax bill

Reuters Staff -Nebraska PS Commission deny TransCanada request to amend Keystone XL application

Reuters Staff -Petrobras enters binding phase for sale of two fertilizer Nitrogenados units

Reuters Staff -VNG and Repsol present $2.2 bln Norwegian oil and gas plans

Reuters Staff -Forties oil pipeline repair timeframe unchanged - INEOS

Reuters Staff - No bids receive in Iraq's Basra Heavy crude auction

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up Wednesday on North Sea pipeline outage, lower U.S. crude stocks

Tuesday, Dec. 19 2017

Alexandra Ulmer and Fabian Cambero -Power back on in Caracas after five-hour blackout

Reuters Staff -Ecopetrol, Canada's Parex make oil discovery in northeastern Colombia

Reuters Staff -Petrobras and Modec reach deal for Libra platform

John Kemp -Hedge funds looks like they are exhausted with oil

Reuters Staff -Damage to Forties crude pipe, still with 2-4 week repair estimate -INEOS

Reuters Staff -Rosneft negotiates oil supplies to Cuba

Reuters Staff - Nigeria's oil union "PENGASSAN" begins a nationwide strike

Nia Williams, Catherine Ngai - Canada oil producers in a bind, exhaust options as pipelines, railroads fill

Rina Chandran -Social innovations, from worm toilets to solar lamps keep women safer in rural India

Alex Lawler -Oil rises Tuesday towards $64 on UK pipeline outage, U.S. supply weighs

Monday, Dec. 18 2017

Dion Rabouin -Sovereign Venezuela bonds more likely to default than PDVSA's bonds- bondholders

Reuters Staff -Petrobras Brazil's oil production falls 1.5 pct in Nov from Oct

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to announce revised capex plan next week -CEO

Alex Lawler - Shutdown of the UK Forties pipeline delaying oil cargoes for weeks

Reuters Staff -PDVSA begins making some delayed bond interest payments

Ernest Scheyder -Apache's bet in its latest expansion plan shows U.S. shale far from peaking

Reuters Staff -Elliott Hedge fund prepares a fight with Hess Corp

Ernest Scheyder -Investors money pours in U.S. shale despite questions on returns

Reuters Staff -Venezuela gives Russia's Rosneft two offshore fields for gas export

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up Monday, though 2018 outlook cites ample supplies

Friday, Dec. 15 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras and Exxon Mobil form alliance to develop oil, gas projects

Sarah Marsh and Marianna Parraga -PDVSA off the Cien Fuegos oil refinery, Cuba takes over Venezuela stake in joint venture

Reuters Staff -Uncertainty in Brazil hurt IPO of Petrobras distribution unit -source

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to get participation in 3 blocks on next Brazil pre-salt round

Stephen Eisenhammer -Angola's president Lourenço offers ultimatum for repatriation of funds

Reuters Staff -Saudi Arabia sign atomic energy cooperation roadmap with Russia

Reuters Staff - Brazil approve extension of preferential customs regime for oil industry

Samia Nakhoul and Lamine Chikhi -Algeria's set on orderly succession, when the time comes

Reuters Staff -Pemex says dead worker found in Salamanca refinery

Henning Gloystein -Oil stable Friday on tighter market, but rising US output looms for 2018

Thursday, Dec. 14 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras Distribuidora IPO prices at bottom of suggested range

Nichola Groom -U.S. transit agencies still evaluating electric buses despite bold forecasts

Reuters Staff -Colombia's oil companies to invest in the industry up to $4.9 bln in 2018

Reuters Staff -U.S. crude inventories fall for fourth week on huge Cushing draw -EIA

Reuters Staff -Argentina to levy biodiesel exports with an 8 pct tax

Kirsti Knolle -Austrian gas hub back to normal after deadly blast

Reuters Staff -Austrian gas accident underlines Gazprom's gas projects importance -Kremlin says

Reuters Staff -Petcoke allowed in India's cement industry - Top court

Ross Kerber and Gary McWilliams -Exxon made a deal with share holders on climate report, but U.S. oil and gas face investors in 2018

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices up Thursday on lower U.S. crude stocks, but growing output caps gains

Wednesday, Dec. 13 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil Senate move foward to lower house extension of preferencial customs regime for oil sector

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Electrobras termonuclear woes may lead to supply interruption

Reuters Staff -Mexico's area 1 license by Eni almost double estimates after drilling campaign

John Kemp -North Sea Forties pipeline shutdown sends Brent spreads soaring

Ahmad Ghaddar, Libby George -OPEC members Libya and Nigeria to boost oil output

Reuters Staff -Pemex's union president Romero Deschamps re-elected leader until 2024

Ross Kerber, Gary McWilliams -Exxon to provide details on climate-change impact to its business

Reuters Staff -U.S. State Department condemned Venezuela regime's threat to ban opposition from participating in presidential elections

Richard Lough -France president Macron seeks climate financing after U.S. withdrawal from Paris accord

Osamu Tsukimori -Oil prices recover Wednesday on big U.S. crude stock drawdown, pipeline shutdown supports

Martes 12 de diciembre 2017

sinembargo.mx -Romero Deschamps nuevamente se reelige como líder sindical de Pemex, cuenta con 31 años consecutivos

Alex Lawler -Cierre oleoducto Forties en el mar del norte lleva al barril sobre 65 dlrs por primera vez desde 2015

Redacción de Reuters -Régimen controla casi todas las capitales estatales en Venezuela tras elección

Redacción de Reuters -Dept. de Estado de EE.UU. condena propuesta de Venezuela de excluir a la oposición de próximas elecciones

Redacción de Reuters -Colombia a "BBB" rebaja S&P calificación crediticia, mejora perspectiva a estable

Anthony Boadle -Venezolanos sin futuro huyen del régimen de su país y plantean un problema humanitario en Brasil

Redacción de Reuters -Caen inventario de petroleo de EE.UU por cuarta semana consecutiva

Redacción de Reuters -OPEP anunciará en junio estrategia para salir de acuerdo recortes crudo

Redacción de Reuters -Norwegian Air línea aérea de bajo costo autorizada para operar vuelos en Argentina

Henning Gloystein -Precio del petróleo Brent salta el martes a niveles del 2005 tras la interrupción de oleoducto del Mar del Norte

Monday, Dec. 11 2017

Marta Nogueira -Brazil's Petrobras eyes adjustments in fuel pricing to fight importers

Reuters Staff -Norway cuts payments 60 pct to Brazil after Amazon forest destruction rise

Andrew Cawthorne, Eyanir Chinea-Venezuela mayoral vote strengthen regime, eye 2018 presidency race

Veronica Gomez and David Alire Garcia -Brazil's auctions and field complexity doomed deepwater tender-PEMEX

Reuters Staff -President Temer sees Brazil lower house pension reform vote week of Dec 18

Noah Browning -The last hours of Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh

Reuters Staff -Nov natural gas imports of China hit record, crude shipments rebound

Reuters Staff -Mexico CNH cancels Pemex deep offshore oil tie-up auction

Reuters Staff -Carbon Tracker research show nearly all European coal-fired power plants will be loss-making by 2030

Henning Gloystein -Oil dips Monday on increased US drilling activity, uncertainty over OPEC cuts

Friday, Dec.08 2017

Timothy Gardner -U.S. Energy Regulatory - FERC gets new chairman as nuclear, coal vote looms

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to revise pricing policy for LPG after price spike

Reuters Staff -South Africa to go ahead with plans for nuclear power expansion

John Kemp -Crude rally stalls as fuel prices soften

Reuters Staff -Mini-nuclear plant research to get British funding

Reuters Staff -Canada's Desjardins Group lifts moratorium on pipeline lending

Yereth Rosen -Alaskan oil lease sale not attractive enough brings few bids

Gary McWilliams -Chevron down 4 pct to $18.3 bln spending budget next year

Marianna Parraga -Venezuela's ex-energy zar Ramirez attacks efforts to link him to corruption

Henning Gloystein -Oil stable Friday as strong Chinese demand counters rising dollar

Thursday, Dec. 07 2017

Reuters Staff -Sinopec sues Venezuela's PDVSA a sign of fraying relations

Marianna Parraga -Ex U.N. Venezuela representative and ex PDVSA boss Ramirez waiting for 'right time' to return to Venezuela

Reuters Staff -Two workers killed after explosion of Petroperu crude oil tank -company

John Ndiso -More than 200 nations to stop polluting ocean with plastic waste

Reuters Staff -EIA report: U.S. crude stocks down, gasoline stocks up more than expected

Lin Taylor- After the U.S. pulled out, 'Where is the justice?' ask climate 'refugees', sidelined from global deal

Reuters Staff -U.S. energy Sec. Perry says discussed LNG exports with Saudi

Reuters Staff -Shell to take first liquefied natural gas shipments from new U.S. Cove Point LNG plant

Reuters Staff -S. Aramco awards U.S. General Dynamics offshore security contract

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up Thursday as U.S. crude stocks fall, but soaring output weighs

Wednesday, Dec. 06 2017

Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Petrobras Nat Gas pipelines up about 23 pct in 2017

Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Brazil govt says, daily oil output to double by 2026

Brian Ellsworth -Venezuela's regime cryptocurrency to fare no better than country -analysts

Alexandra Ulmer and Marianna Parraga -Venezuela's U.N. envoy Ramirez resigned presure by regime

Michael Hirtzer -Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel imports harm the U.S., confirms duties - International Trade Commission

Reuters Staff -Indonesia to keep OPEC membership frozen - deputy energy minister

Reuters Staff -Petrobras made a $5 bln financing deal with China Development Bank

Geert De Clercq -Nuclear share in power mix in France to be reduce "asap" - minister

Reuters Staff -Canada's Kinder Morgan warns pipeline expansion could be further delayed

John Kemp -Hedge Funds build record bullish position in oil ahead of 2018

Reuters Staff - Coal output in Colombia down 8.1 percent in third quarter

Henning Gloystein -Oil dips Wednesday on rising U.S. fuel stocks, but OPEC's supply cuts offer support

Tuesday, Nov. 05 2017

Lucas Koerner -Government and venezuelan opposition relaunch talks in the Dominican Republic

Marianna Parraga and Alexandra Alper -Bolivia gas contract negotiations face global factors that weigh against

Reuters Staff -Cartagena refinery offers virgin naphtha cargo

Reuters Staff -ConocoPhillips' Burlington Resources and Ecuador settle World Bank arbitration award

Reuters Staff -Brazil oil output down in Oct as natural gas production rises

Reuters Staff -Saudi Arabia welcome U.S. firms to take part in its civilian nuclear programme

Reuters Staff -OPEC will not alter coourse in second half of 2008 - Saudi energy minister Falih

Nia Williams, Valerie Volcovici -U.S. regulator is concerned about weights on energy pipelines

Alexandra Ulmer and Deisy Buitrago -Venezuela president controlling all oil contracts amid purge

Jane Chung -Oil prices dip Tuesday ahead of U.S. crude stocks data


Alexandra Ulmer -Iside track on Ex oil minister and PDVSA president Delpino, dictador purge on veteran oil hands

Erwin Seba -Exxon merging oil refining and marketing units

Reuters Staff -Argentina up prices of gas, electricity as government cuts subsidies

John Kemp -Russia and S. Arabia reach an understanding on oil pact

Petroleumworld -On shirt term OPEC move limits oversupply, but shale key long term - Fitch

Libby George -Oil company management under pressure for non competitive human resources, recruitment, innovation - McKinsey

Keith Wallis -VLCC rates in Asia to remain under pressure, U.S. trade to grow

Reuters Staff -Norway oil business outlook strongest since 2014 -survey

Reuters Staff -PetroChina-Shell jv to go ahead with big gas development in Australia

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices fall Monday after U.S. drillers add rigs


Friday, Nov. 01 2017

Reuters Staff -Pre salt Libra field ready to produce, reserves of 3.3 billion barrels -Petrobras

David Alire Garcia -Chevron to study geology of Mexican oil block 3, no drilling seen in first 4 years

Reuters Staff -Rotshchild to meet with Venezuela creditors, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in London-sources

Jarrett Renshaw and Richard Valdmanis -New U.S. 2018 biofuels requirements set at 19.29 bln gallons -EPA

Sebastian Rodriguez -Costa Rica has new green goal: electric transport

Reuters Staff -BP and Copersucar partners on ethanol complex in Brazil

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras told privatization could involve capital increase

Reuters Staff -Eletropaulo power utility in Brazil says considering share offering

Reuters Staff -French electricity output down by 1,000 MW due to strike - RTE

Petroleumworld -Statoil win exploration licence onshore Argentina

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices gain Friday after OPEC extension of output cut

Thursday , Nov. 30 2017

Alex Lawler, Rania El Gamal and Shadia Nasralla - OPEC, Russia and allies set to agree oil cut extension to end of 2018

Petroleumworld -No change officially in Rafael Ramirez status has Venezuela head of delegation at the U.N.

Reuters Staff -U.S. crude stocks down, but gasoline, distillates up - EIA

Marine Pennetier -France makes renewable energy push in power-starved Africa

Reuters Staff -CGT a French labour union calls for 24-hour strike by power workers

Reuters Staff -Mexichem new Pemex association depends on insurance at blast site

Reuters Staff - New PDVSA CEO vows anti-corruption crusade

John Kemp -Hedge funds move to sell bullish positions in oil

Sami Aboudi -Senior Saudi prince Miteb bin Abdullah freed in $1 bln settlement agreement

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up Thursday ahead of OPEC meeting in Vienna, but uncertainty lingers

Wednesday , Nov. 29 2017

Reuters Staff - Mexico's Isthmus crude declared force majure due to poor weather conditions -Sources

Luciano Costa -Brazil Northern Roraima state struggles with energy due to dependency on chaotic Venezuela power

Reuters Staff -Mexican Vista Oil & Gas to adquire Sinopec Argentina oil assets for up to $600 mln -source

Ernest Scheyder -Oil majors bet big on shale technology

Reuters Staff -New steps for Puerto Rico recovery under new U.S. Senate legislation

Reuters Staff -Russian refiners dodge duties via Loophole

Reuters Staff -ExxonMobil $1 bln Antwerp clean fuels unit will be running by mid-2018

Maha El Dahan and Rania El Gamal -OPEC meeting looms amid spectre of oil deficit

Reuters Staff -France's EDF says group of individuals detained after breaking into Cruas nuclear plant

Reuters Staff -Shell turn to normal dividend after three years of austerity

Henning Gloystein -Oil falls Wednesday on uncertainty of extended output cuts, surprise rise in U.S. crude stocks

Tuesday , Nov. 28 2017

Alexandra Ulmer and Deisy Buitrago -New PDVSA CEO to give military more posts in oil company

John Kemp -U.S. shale a renew challenge to OPEC

Reuters Staff -European Union regulators to investigate Spanish scheme for coal power plants

Reuters Staff -Renova Energia board approves Brookfield acquisition

Reuters Staff -Brazil's giant Libra oil field produces first oil - Total

Reuters Staff -Total sells two Norwegian oilfields to Statoil, plans to focus on its non-operated assets in North Sea

Florence Tan -Iran working to retain Asia oil buyers as possible US sanctions loom

Ron Bousso -Shell and automotive makers aim to go the distance with highway charging

Reuters Staff -Iraq will auction to foreign oil companies nine oil and gas blocks for exploration

Keith Wallis -Oil prices fall Tuesday on pipeline restart, uncertainty over OPEC output cuts

Monday, Nov. 27 2017

Reuters Staff -Pemex crude oil output, exports rise in October

Alexandra Alper -GECF Summit: Big gas exporter countries blast unilateral sanctions in dig at U.S.

Deisy Buitrago and Brian Ellsworth -PDVSA says making bond payments

Vladimir Soldatkin -Russia to support oil output deal in OPEC meeting

Reuters Staff -Weatherford hires Morgan Stanley to sell units

Reuters Staff -Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran leader "new Hitler" - NYT

Reuters Staff -Russia is ready for OPEC meet in Vienna to discuss extension of deal

Reuters Staff -China's Unipec expects to double U.S. crude imports next year - president

Reuters Staff -Gazprom in talks with YPFB to sell gas to Bolivia's neighbors in Latam

Henning Gloystein -U.S. oil dips Monday on increased drilling, but OPEC cuts support global markets

Friday, Nov. 24 2017

Reuters Staff -Pemex stake in Nobilis-Maximino deep water tie-up renegociated from 49 percent to 40 percent

Reuters Staff -U.S. asks Venezuela for access to detained U.S. PDVSA Citgo executives

John Kemp -WTI into big backwardation after pipeline spill

Rania El Gamal and Dmitry Zhdannikov -Qatar crisis hurts OPEC, Gulf oil cooperation

Reuters Staff -October LNG imports from China 2nd highest on record

Ed Stoddard -Sasol out of $13-$15 bln US GTL project, to divest from Canadian shale

Steve Holland and Alexandra Ulmer -U.S. PDVSA Citgo executives held in jail for corruption to be tried as traitors

Julie Gordon -First canadian LNG export to China on its way by container

Reuters Staff -Petrobras sells stake in Azulão field for $54.5 mln

Henning Gloystein -U.S. oil prices rise Friday to two-year high on Keystone pipeline outage

Thursday, Nov. 23 2017

Reuters Staff -Former Petroleum Minister Asdrubal Chavez named PDVSA Citgo new president

Scott DiSavino -U.S. oil rig count up in Nov. Baker Hughes reports, first monthly build since July

Reuters Staff -Petrobras eyes up to $6.8 bln valuation in BR distribudora IPO

Reuters Staff -BNDES opens data room for sale of Eletrobras subsidiaries

Reuters Staff -Ecopetrol to invest up to $4 bln in 2018

Reuters Staff -Petrobras files distribution unit BR Distribuidora IPO documents with regulator

Reuters Staff -No proof Russia was source of radioactive pollution- Kremlin

Henning Gloystein -Asia's miners quietly tightened coal supplies, in shadow of OPEC's noisy oil cuts

John Kemp -U.S. traffic at record levels but growth slows as oil prices rise

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices dip Thursday after U.S. crude hits near 2-year high on pipeline shutdown

Wednesday, Nov. 22 2017

Marianna Parraga -Summit GECF: Bolivia signs $1.6 bln in gas deals with Repsol, Petrobras, Shell, Pan American Energy

Alexandra Alper -Summit GECF: No gas glut, market needs competition - Head of gas exporting group

Alexandra Ulmer -Venezuela detains Jose Pereira, acting president of PDVSA U.S. refinery Citgo

Reem Shamseddine, Stephen Kalin and Geert De Clercq -Toshiba's Westinghouse discussing group bid for Saudi nuclear tender

Reuters Staff -South Africa eyes BRICS partners to build new 400,000 barrel per day, $10 billion refinery

Reuters Staff -Nuclear accident in Russia took place finds meteorological service with 1,000-times normal level of radioactive isotope

Reuters Staff -Brazil police make arrests in investigation of Transpetro a Petrobras subsidiary

Clyde Russell -India rushing to replace coal for natural gas boom risks eventual LNG shortage

Reuters Staff -U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted Fluor's work on Puerto Rico power over safety issue

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices rise Wednesday on Canadian pipeline disruption to United States

Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017

Davide Scigliuzzo -ISDA panel to reconvene next week on Venezuela CDS auctions

Frank Jack Daniel-Mexico's presidential front-runner Lopez Obrador vows stable economy; aide urges NAFTA delay

Reuters Staff -Alberta oil sands upgraders warn customers of volume cuts

Reuters Staff -Canadian Syncrude cut synthetic crude volumes -sources

Reuters Staff -West African Crude-Angolan Jan exports to hold steady, Nigerian softer

John Kemp -Record bullish position makes funds wary as prices stall: Kemp

Andrew Osborn -Putin on slow path to rejuvenate Russian politics

Ron Bousso, Simon Jessop and Susanna Twidale -Big oil unlikely to share coal's fate, for now

Petroleumworld -This week the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) and 4th Summit of Heads of States meet in Bolivia

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices steady Tuesday as rising U.S. output undermines OPEC cuts

Monday, Nov. 20 2017

Reuters Staff -Catcracker halted at PDVSA's CRP refinery Cardon plant -workers

Reuters Staff -Ecopetrol, Spain's Repsol acquire four blocks in Gulf of Mexico

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Petrobras begins non-binding phase in sale of onshore fields

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Petrobras seals $1 bln financing from banks, repays $500 mln debt

Reuters Staff -Germany's Daimler to invest $755 mln in China for electric car, battery production

Ahmad Ghaddar and Dmitry Zhdannikov -Middle East, US crude oil compite with India for African supplies

Nidhi Verma -Middle East, US crude oil compite with India for African supplies

John Kemp -Distillate fuel oil market set to tighten in 2018

Reuters Staff -Gas Natural sells Colombian distribution unit Electricaribe to Brookfield

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets Monday tepid ahead of November 30 OPEC meeting

Friday, Nov. 17 2017

Reuters Staff -Venezuela chooses IPISA a Dutch-based firm for Orinoco oil JV Junin 10

Reuters Staff -Mexico to offer License contracts will be offered in next Round Three onshore oil tender

Reuters Staff -Angolan and nigerian crudes-January loading programmes start to appear

Alexandra Valencia -Ecuador will not seek exemption from OPEC cut -Oil min

Reuters Staff -Siemens says to axe about 6,900 jobs

Reuters Staff -Anadarko Petroleum predicts higher sales volumes in 2018

Nina Chestney and Stine Jacobsen -The Powering Past Coal countries alliance to phase out coal by 2030

James Regan -BHP CEO says wants out of shale in two years

Reuters Staff -PetroAmazonas to sign payment deal for Schlumberger debt

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices Friday set for first weekly fall in six on oversupply worries

Thursday, Nov. 16 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras says to discuss refining partnership with CNPC

Reuters Staff -Schlumberger says PetroAmazonas fails to make $350 mln debt payment

Nidhi Verma -PDVSA to tap oil customers to pay $449 mln to ONGC

Timothy Gardner -US Senators to advance quest for oil in Arctic refuge

Reuters Staff -Venezuela can 'appropriately' handle debt load -China

Jessica Resnick-Ault and Daniel Bases -Puerto Rico's Governor Rossello defend power decisions in Capital Hill grilling

Reuters Staff -Pemex's top refinery has begun, still no output

Reuters Staf -Mexico's energy Minister says plan coming to 'soften' retail fuel increases

Reuters Staf -Brazil mulls two-stage Eletrobras privatization

Henning Gloystein -Oil stable Thursday as OPEC cuts counter rising U.S. supplies

Wednesday, Nov. 15 2017

Gary McWilliams -U.S. Energy Secretary expresses confidence in NAFTA talks

Reuters Staff -Petrobras cuts divestment target, hikes 2017 fundraising forecast

John Kemp -Oil prices hit by profit-taking after funds build record bullish position

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to discuss governance standards at December meeting

Reuters Staff -Shell shut four Gulf of Mexico oil platforms after Enchilada fire

Reuters Staff -Lebanon political crisis wont delay oil, gas licensing - Energy minister

Samia Nakhoul -Lebanese economy fear Saudis imposing Qatar-style blockade

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras reports smaller quarterly profit

Reuters Staff -Global oil demand to withstand the rise in electric vehicles-IEA

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices Wednesday slide after IEA casts doubt over demand outlook

Wednesday, Nov. 15 2017

Gary McWilliams -U.S. Energy Secretary expresses confidence in NAFTA talks

Reuters Staff -Petrobras cuts divestment target, hikes 2017 fundraising forecast

John Kemp -Oil prices hit by profit-taking after funds build record bullish position

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to discuss governance standards at December meeting

Reuters Staff -Shell shut four Gulf of Mexico oil platforms after Enchilada fire

Reuters Staff -Lebanon political crisis wont delay oil, gas licensing - Energy minister

Samia Nakhoul -Lebanese economy fear Saudis imposing Qatar-style blockade

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras reports smaller quarterly profit

Reuters Staff -Global oil demand to withstand the rise in electric vehicles-IEA

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices Wednesday slide after IEA casts doubt over demand outlook

Tuesday, Nov. 14 2017

Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Petrobras disappoints on 3rd-qtr profit, non-recurring charges

Marianna Parraga, Ana Isabel Martinez -Falling exports of Pemex's Olmeca ligh crude puzzles buyers

Reuters Staff -PDVSA crude output hits 28-year low - OPEC

Reuters Staff -Shell to drillin Brazil's Gato do Mato block in 2019

Reuters Staff -Shell looking for partnerships in Brazil in new energy

Timothy Gardner -Coal's future remains bleak after a year of Trump's election

Reuters Staff -Lukoil, Pemex plan to discuss joint projects - Lukoil CEO

Ahmed Rasheed -Iraq aims to increase Kirkuk oilfield output to 1 mln bpd -Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi

Reuters Staff -Eni must present plan for Goliat fix by Dec 11 -Norway PSA

Alister Doyle -Carbon emissions worldwide on the rise again -study

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets cautious Tuesday as rising U.S. output undermines OPEC supply cuts

Monday, Nov. 13 2017

Brian Ellsworth -Venezuelan creditors to meet government in bid to dodge default

Reuters Staff -Cosan SA Industria e Comércio 3rd-quarter profit jumps 53 pct

Reuters Staff -Brazil hope to raise nearly $1 bln in June pre-salt auction

Scott Di Savino -Oil prices slide after U.S. drillers add rigs - Baker Hughes report

Samia Nakhoul, Angus McDowall and Stephen Kalin -How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

Duncan Miriri -Peruvian farmer squares up to German power giant RWE in climate lawsuit

Duncan Miriri -Kenya offers 30 percent of oil revenue to local communities

John Kemp -U.S. fuels markets look tight

Nate Raymond -Former SBM executives plead guilty in U.S. to Petrobras bribe charges

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets cautious Monday on Middle East tensions, increased U.S. drilling

Friday, Nov. 10 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil to hold fourt & fith auction round of pre-salt oil in 2018

John Kemp -Gasoline and diesel in U.S. markets look tight

Tracy Rucinski -Venezuela creditors elude at proposed Caracas bondholder meeting

Reuters Staff -Braskem third-quarter profit falls less than expected

Reuters Staff -Cheniere Energy on a deal with CNPC on liquefied natural gas sales

Reuters Staff -European Union with a deal on carbon market reform

Reuters Staff -Chinese companies to help develop LNG in Alaska as Trump visits

Marc Carnegie and Davide Scigliuzzo -PDVSA bond investors press Venezuela with default request

Chris Prentice and Jarrett Renshaw -Icahn subpoenaed by U.S. on biofuels dealing -filing

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices stable Friday as markets tighten, but analysts expect volatility ahead

Thursday, Nov. 09 2017

Tracy Rucinski -Venezuela creditors back off at proposed Caracas bondholder meeting

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Neoenergia power utility files for IPO

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras distribution units get government privatization model approval

Reuters Staff -Shell's Gulf of Mexico Enchilada oil platform shut after fire

Reuters Staff -EDF to invest 6 bln reais in Brazil to expand renewables

Reuters Staff -Norway expects 5-10 new oil, gas field development plans in 2018

Reuters Staff -Petrobras sets up transfer of rights area committee

Reuters Staff -France to take longer to reduced reliance on nuclear

Ernest Scheyder, Ron Bousso -Oil majors aren't buying into the threat from renewables

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets stable Thursday, but doubts over recent bull run emerge

Wednesday, Nov. 08 2017

Reuters Staff -Ecopetrol Q3 net income rises to $328.5 million

Marta Nogueira -Brazil rejects Saudi Arabia's overtures on joining OPEC oil output cuts

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Energy Ministry drafting bills changing electric sector rules

Reuters Staff -Petrobras kicks off African oil venture stake sale

Reuters Staff -Petrobras says court lifted injunction blocking stake sales to Total

Reuters Staff -Canadian Natural Resources sees 17 pct rise in 2018 production

Sybille de La Hamaide -Petrol base on Ethanol fuel becomes top-selling gasoline in France

Katie Paul -Corruption probe hits S. Arabia business old guard

Reuters Staff -Mexican tender to pick new firm to handle oil and gas market comercialization receives no bids

Henning Gloystein -Oil falls Wednesday on lower Chinese crude imports; overall market well supported

Tuesday, Nov. 07 2017

Aluisio Alves, Marta Nogueira -Petrobras to halt Odebrecht drilling after accident

Reuters Staff -Venezuela in default mode, bonds tumble, PDVSA bonds rise on speculation

John Kemp -Saudi Arabia purge takes kingdom into unpredictable new era

Reuters Staff -Petrobras disputes ANP oil estimate for transfer of rights area

John Kemp -Hedge funds bullish go all-in on oil

Reuters Staff -Petrobras re-pays $1.28 bln ahead of schedule - filing

Alister Doyle -2017 to be among three hottest on record: "extraordinary weather" -UN

Ron Bousso and Dmitry Zhdannikov - Shell beyond road fuels to secure future of refining

Reuters Staff -Saudi princes accused of bribery, embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of power

Florence Tan -Oil at $70/barrel Tuesday already a reality for some as Asian premium bites

Monday, Nov. 06 2017

Amy Stillman and Cyntia Aurora Barrera Diaz -Mexico President announces biggest onshore oil find in 15 years

Nick Brown -Puerto Rico's power utility creditors say power grid damage is overblown

Brian Ellsworth and Andrew Cawthorne -Venezuela calls creditors for restructuring debt, bonds take a hit

Reuters Staff -Argentina and Peru, to seek resolution to biodiesel dispute

Reuters Staff -Oil rig count in U.S. falls by most in week since May 2016 -Baker Hughes

Ron Bousso and Bate Felix -Total opens Washington office as Iran risks loom

Reuters Staff -Carmakers in a J.V. to build a pan-European electric charging stations network

Florence Tan -Iraq's Basra crude wipes out premium for lack of U.S. demand

Brian Ellsworth and Eyanir Chinea -Default looms as possibility for Venezuela as it calls for restructuring foreign debt

Henning Gloystein -Oil hits Monday highest levels since 2015 amid tightening markets, Saudi purge


Friday, Nov. 03 2017

Roberta Rampton -Trump agreed to boosts disaster aid for Puerto Rico rebuild

Reuters Staff -Total sees risks to Saudi reform drive

Paul Lienert -Slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030 - Boston Consulting Group study

Alexandra Ulmer -PDVSA Bariven head is arrested in a corruption probe

Reuters Staff -Greece has done a good job on energy market reforms, says more needs to be done - IEA

Katie Paul -Global oil cut deal could be extended, no imminent decision, Russia says

Brian Ellsworth -PDVSA $1.2 bln debt payment to test Socialist Party

John Kemp -Pushing upwards oil demand is eroding inventories

Ron Bousso -Twenty five pct of oil refineries risk closure under climate goals -report

Henning Gloystein -Oil up Friday on ongoing supply cuts, but analysts warn OPEC must stay the course


Thursday, Nov. 02 2017

Roberta Rampton and Jessica Resnick-Ault -U.S. House Energy Committee questions FEMA over Puerto Rico power contracts

Reuters Staff -Emergency triggers halt in Petrobras largest refinery operation - union

Reuters Staff -Argentina government to sell stakes in energy companies

Maytaal Angel and Amanda Cooper -Codelco's first lithium output in 6 to 7 years

Reuters Staff -U.S. oil and fuel inventories drop in latest week - EIA

Reuters Staff -Rosneft, Iran's NIOC agree to team up on oil and gas projects worth $30 bln

Reuters Staff -Market confidence up, oil/gold ratio hits lowest level since the first week of this year

Reuters Staff -Brazil oil output up 3 pct in September, says ANP

Reuters Staff -Native locals blockade in Peru's oil block lifted after government deal

Henning Gloystein-Oil edges up Thursday on OPEC-led supply cuts, tighter U.S. market

Wednesday, Nov. 01 2017

Sylvia Westall -Argentina to start building a Chinese and a Canadian nuclear reactors in 2018

Reuters Staff -Puerto Rico PREPA calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Reuters Staff -Twelve killed in Mexico violence between suspected Puebla's fuel thieves

Reuters Staff -Petrobras in talks CNPC to build refinery

Reuters Staff -Petrobras in talks with possible partners to finish Comperj refinery

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras privatization will raise $3.6 bln

Mircely Guanipa -PDVSA spill oil in Amuay bay from CRP 645.000 bpd refinery plant- sources

Reuters Staff -Puerto Rico oversight panel to work on new fiscal plan for island

Reuters Staff -Braskem denies report of LyondellBasell takeover offer

Reuters Staff -Petrobras and BP talks aimed at strategic partnership

Nichola Groom -U.S. Government trade panel set to recommend solar trade tariffs

Florence Tan -Sinopec mulls U.S. oil projects ahead of Trump's visit

Reuters Staff -Greenland to offer oil, gas concessions next year

David Stanway -China floating nuclear plant to be completed soon

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices surge Wednesday as OPEC's compliance with cuts improves

Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017

Sylvia Westall - S. Arabia to extract uranium for 'self-sufficient' nuclear programme

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Braskem approach by LyondellBasell for takeover-WSJ

John Kemp -Brent oil crude tries new trading range as funds stay bullish

Reuters Staff -WSJ reports FBI investigates Puerto Rico power contract

John Kemp -Oil market could go from rebalancing to tightening

Reuters Staff -Qatar emir says open to Trump-hosted talks over diplomatic Gulf crisis

Anuradha Nagara -Brahmaputra boat clinic the S. B. Nahor, goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

Catherine Ngai, Bryan Sims -U.S. crude oil exports boom, putting infrastructure to the test

Ginger Gibson and David Gaffen -Puerto Rico to cancel Whitefish power contract after uproar

Henning Gloystein- Oil eases on profit-taking Tuesday but sentiment remains strong as supply cuts bite

Monday, Oct. 30 2017

Reuters Staff -Spain arrests four former Venezuelan officials in conection with corruption charges on U.S. probe

Stephen Jewkes -Eni's asset sales could take up next Mexico and Indonesia

Reuters Staff -Brazilian Federal court court overturns injunction blocking oil auction

Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Brazil go on oil auction, appeals injunction

Josephine Mason and Chen Aizhu -U.S. gas exporters rush to sell LNG to China, maybe just hot air

Clyde Russell -A bizarre happening, coal may become a scarce commodity

Reuters Staff -$1 bln fund from big oil backs new cement, engine technologies

Stephen Eisenhammer -Angola's new president João Lourenço takes surprise steps to rein in dos Santos

Reuters Staff -U.S. District Court decision settles long-standing Ohio energy royalty dispute

Henning Gloyst -Oil prices firm Monday on expected extension of output cuts

Friday, Oct. 27 2017

Reuters Staff -U.S. House commitee seek documents on Puerto Rico PREPA utility deal

Reuters Staff -Brazil to pump more than 5 mln bpd crude by 2027 - ANP

Reuters Staff -Top PDVSA oil executive Chacin and 10 others arrested in graft probe - sources

John Kemp -Options for extending OPEC's production pact

Rania El Gamal, Stephen Kalin -Saudi crown prince: Saudi Aramco IPO on track for 2018

J. Jaganathan, R. Khasawneh -Natural gas sellers develop new strategies to capture buyers in LGN crowded market

Norihiko Shirouzu -Toyota makes a case for its hydrogen fuel-cell car the Mirai

Reuters Staff -Julio De Vido, former minister for Argentina's Fernandez arrested

Reuters Staff -Petrobras trims management to be more competitive

Jane Chung-Oil markets tighten Friday, Brent approaches $60 per barrel

Thursday, Oct. 26 2017

Reuters Staff -Julio De Vido former official of Argentina's Fernandez stripped of immunity

Nick Brown -Puerto Rico's power utility PREPA likely to get an outside manager - oversight board

Reuters Staff -First oil cargo from Brazil's Libra delay until Q1 2018

John Kemp -An exit strategy for OPEC a must

Reuters Staff -Experts suggest oil prices will be stable, rise a little: Saudi finance minister

Reuters Staff -U.S. under Obama administration discriminated against coal, nuclear -Secretary Perry

Juliana Castilla and Christian Plumb -YPF says to invest $21.5 bln from 2018 to 2022

Nick Brown -Puerto Rico, Whitefish Energy defend controversial power grid repair contract

Simon Webb and Alexandra Alper -Shell interested in Brazil oil, says can pump oil from Brazil's pre-salt fields below $40/bbl

Christopher Johnson -Oil slips Thursday on higher U.S. crude inventories, production

Wednesday, Oct. 25 2017

Marta Nogueira -Petrobras could bid on more blocks in pre-salt auction-CEO

Alexandra Valencia -Ecuador renegotiating China's oil sales contracts, loans

Reuters Staff -Brazil's electricity regulator approves transfer of power project to Shanghai Electric

John Kemp -Backwardation beckons for WTI as crude stocks fall

Rania El Gamal -Saudi determined to reduce inventories to end oil glut, sees smooth exit for OPEC pact

Eric Walsh -U.S. sets inicial antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

Florence Tan -Southeast Asia oil demand growing until at least 2040: IEA

Anshuman Daga -Noble to sell oil liquids unit to Vitol, flags $1.2 bln loss

Timothy Gardner -U.S. plan to support coal, nuclear divides U.S. energy industry

Osamu Tsukimori -Oil hovers near four-week high Wednesday on Saudi pledge to end glut

Tuesday, Oct. 24 2017

Reuters Staff -Nicaragua will join Paris climate accord, U.S., Syria isolated

Reuters Staff -U.S. sets first antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

Reuters Staff -Tecnicas Reunidas leads bidding for Aramco gas projects

Reuters Staff -Petrobras loses tax income case, will appeal

Reuters Staff -Petrobras starts non-binding phase of gas pipeline sale process

Reuters Staff -Saudi Aramco listing on track for 2018, CEO says - CNBC

Florence Tan -Solar costs to fall 60 pct , powering global demand - Irena

Oleg Vukmanovic -Asian prices of LNG drop on wary buyers and lacklustre Egyptian demand

Jarrett Renshaw -U.S. Midwest oil refiners boost output, cut dependence from Gulf Coast crude

John Kemp -U.S. natural gas prices under pressure even as stocks tighten

Osamu Tsukimori -Oil prices inch up Tuesday, support from drop in southern Iraq exports

Monday, Oct. 23 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras applies in U.S. to swap environmental fines for services

Alexandra Valencia -Ecuador defends big Yasuni rainforest from Petroamazonas' oil bet

Reuters Staff -Spain's Rajoy to sack Catalan government, call regional elections

Luciano Costa -Cemig fires brasilian business development director, sources say

Nivedita Bhattacharjee, Yashaswini Swamynathan -Baker Hughes Schlumberger, warn of N. America slowdown

Reuters Staff -Brazil to cap stakes in Eletrobras controlling block at 10 pct

Dmitry Zhdannikov and Vladimir Soldatkin -Rosneft to take control of Iraqi Kurdish pipeline amid crisis

Reuters Staff -Kurdistan oil exports down at 216,000 bpd -shipping source

John Kemp -Britain tries price cap legislation for gas and electricity customers

Timothy Gardner -U.S. Congress Democrats fail to block Arctic reserve oil drilling

Henning Gloystein -Oil stable Monday on slightly tighter market, strong demand

Friday, Oct. 20 2017

Reuters Staff -Mexico to hold a third oil and gas auction in 2018

Alexandra Valencia -Petroamazonas to issue $350 mln bonds to help pay Schlumberger debt

Reuters Staff -Petrobras sets PFSO platform deal with Modec, announces Sepia field production for 2020

Reuters Staff -Brazil's ANP could accept fresh bids for unsold pre-salt blocks

Oksana Kobzeva -Rosneft's says no watershed in oil market, U.S. shale oil a risk

Reuters Staff -Iraq warns oil companies against Kurdistan contracts

Alex Lawler -OPEC's secretary-general says balanced oil market is in sight

Reuters Staff -Siemens plans cutbacks its energy business - Manager Magazin

Reuters Staff -Mexico congress to propose raising 2018 budget after quakes - report

Henning Gloystein -Oil rises Friday on tighter fundamentals, but China warning holds back market


Thursday, Oct. 19 2017

Alexandra Ulmer, Marianna Parraga - PDVSA's deteriorating oil quality riles major refiners

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras to release rules for sale of 6 power distributors in coming days

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras on track to cut indebtedness, says CEO

Reuters Staff -Petrobras output 2.79 mln barrels of oil and gas per day in Sept

Maher Chmaytelli, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Ron Bousso -BP asked to develop Kirkuk oilfields, oil ministry says

Reuters Staff -Pemex fires warehouse workers for oil theft

Chen Aizhu and Olga Yagova -CEFC China Energy eyes big league with Rosneft oil offtake deal

Reuters Staff -Japan to offer $10 bln to back Asia LNG upstream, midstream, downstream projects

Timothy Gardner -U.S. FERC hints at changes to plan boosting coal, nuclear plants

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets stable Thursday on tighter US market, expected extension of OPEC supply cuts

Wednesday, Oct. 18 2017

Timothy Gardner -Democrats vow to fight drilling in Alaska reserve

Reuters Staff -Petrobras distribuidora swings to profit ahead of IPO

Reuters Staff -Argentina judges seek detention of Cristina Fernandez key ally

Reuters Staff -Total says will try to move ahead with Iran gas project

John Kemp -Resiliency: Fuel security and power generation in the United States

Reuters Staff -Saudi Aramco halt IPO investor relations work -sources

Reuters Staff -Iraqi forces take control of all oil fields in Kirkuk operated by North Oil

Julia Simon, Nidhi Verma -India the newest outpost for U.S. crude exports

Henning Gloystein -Risk oil premium returns over Iraq fighting and rising US-Iran tensions

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices rise Wednesday on tighter US market, Middle East tensions

Tuesday, Oct. 17 2017

Alexandra Ulmer, Deisy Buitrago -Venezuela eleccions vote dispute escalates foreign sanctions threat

Maher Chmaytelli and Mustafa Mahmoud -Irak military seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds

Reuters Staff - Petrobras seeks permission to list fuel distribution unit

Rania El Gamal and Alex Lawler -China ask for 5 pct of Saudi Aramco directly - sources

John Kemp -Oil investors at the peak bullishness on oil

Florence Tan and Catherine Ngai -Asia oil buyers look east to U.S. in hunt for cheap supply

Reuters Staff -Japan to offer $10 bln in support of Asia LNG infrastructure push

Muyu Xu and Josephine Mason -China's renewable energy waste problem can be solve by 2020 - NEA

Reuters Staff -Iraqi military take control of all Kirkuk oil fields operated by state-owned North Oil

Christopher Johnson -Oil holds gains Tuesday as Iraq, U.S.-Iran tension raises risks

Monday, Oct. 16 2017

Reuter Staff -Iraqi takes the North Oil Co. from Kurdish forces; no disruption to oil production

Reuter Staff -Iraq takes positions south of Kirkuk including airbase

Michelle Martin and Petra Wischgoll -Merkel suffers state vote setback as coalition talks loom

Reuters Staff -Venezuela to get Russia to restructure debt

Reuters Staff -Constitution natgas Pennsylvania to New York pipe could enter service by first half 2019

Reuters Staff -Saudi Aramco in talks for a private sale instead of an IPO - FT

Reuters Staff -800 gallons of oil spilled by Oklahoma pipeline breach -regulator

Juliana Castilla -$800 mln gas pipeline proposed as Argentina preps for shale boom at Vaca Muerta fields

Rod Nickel, Bryan Sims -U.S. oil pipeline rivals look to consolidate West Texas Permian Basin projects

Libby George -Oil rises Monday as fighting escalates in Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk

Friday, Oct. 13 2017

AP -Ousted Venezuelan chief prosecutor leaks video showing Odebrecht's bribe linked to Maduro

Reuters Staff -Trump committed to helping Puerto Rico recover from hurricane, swift as possible -spokeswoman

Timothy Gardner -Nuclear power rescue helps national security - US energy secretary

Karolin Schaps -Shell buys New Motion electric charging network in first non fosil fuel vehicle deal

Costas Pitas -Oxford to ban petrol and diesel cars from centre, first UK city to ban

Reuters Staff -China buys rare Norwegian LNG cargo from spot deals rise ahead of winter

Reuters Staff -Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear site to highlight risks

Reuters Staff -Big oil Total's solar units win tender offers for projects in France

John Kemp -Trump tries most romanticly to save coal, but probably in vain

Henning Gloystein -Oil rises Friday on tighter U.S. market, strong China imports


Thursday, Oct. 12 2017

Nate Raymond -Florida businessman Fernando Ardila Rueda admits to bribery scheme at PDVSA

Luciano Costa -Brazil to push oil explotation before 'renewable era' hits -official

Reuters Staff -Chile international power auction attracts 24 bids -official

Anthony Boadle -Brazil court freezes ex-leader Rousseff's assets over 2006 Texas' refinery deal

Reuters Staff -U.S. oil production growth forecast for 2018 raise by EIA

Reuters Staff -Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais in talks with banks to refinance outstanding debt

Reuters Staff -Petrobras has not been informed of court move to block deal with Total

Luciano Costa -Cesp in talks to extend brazil's power dam licenses, official says

Reuters Staff -France's BNP Paribas stops funding shale energy firms, boosts green projects

John Kemp -Oil market in 2018, feast or famine?

Christopher Johnson -Oil slips Thursday despite expected OPEC extension of output cuts

Wednesday, Oct. 11 2017

Timothy Gardner and Emily Flitter -U.S. formally proposes scrapping Obama's greenhouse gas emissions carbon-cutting plan

Reuters Staff -58.5 pct of U.S. Gulf oil output offline due to Nate -DOI/BSEE

Reuters Staff -Cosan to buy Paulista Shell's Comgas stake for $365 million

Reuters Staff -S. Arabia to award nuclear reactor contract by 2018

Reuters Staff -For a $4.9 bln loanto help cash-strapped Puerto Rico Trump asks Congress

Reuters Staff -Iraq to reopen pipeline bypassing Kurdistan oil pipeline to Turkey

Florence Tan -Basra Light crude remains under pressure in Asia - traders

Reuters Staff -Tepco, govt liable over 2011 nuclear disaster, Fukushima court rules

Anthony Langat -Refugees, forests benefit as Kenya's herders torch the “mathenge's” invader

Roslan Khasawneh -Oil rises Wednesday on signs of tighter market, but 2018 looks more uncertain


Tuesday, Oct. 10 2017

Reuters Staff -Pemex restarts crude exports from Salina Cruz terminal

Reuters Staff -Anadarko to invest $200 million in Peruvian offshore oil area -Peru's president

Reuters Staff -Puerto Rico governor order an investigation: 'hell to pay' over water, food deliveries

Reuters Staff -Hurricane Nate cost around $500 mln in U.S. Insured losses - KCC

John Kemp -Hedge fund managers turn cautious on oil as prices fall

Reuters Staff - Enel Energy sells majority stake in Mexican renewable plants, continue as operator

Reuters Staff -Statoil Arctic exploration campaign disappointing so far, it will continue in 2018

Sonali Paul and Henning Gloystein -Chevron starts Australia's Wheatstone LNG output, first cargo expected in weeks

Clyde Russell -People vs Adani's coal, people may win

Reuters Staff -Korea Hydro & Nuclear gains European approval for nuclear reactor in boost for exports

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices rise Tuesday as OPEC says market is rebalancing

Monday, Oct. 09 2017

Reuters Staff -Rosneft says in talks to expand Cuban oil activities

Reuters Staff -Tesla committed to help Puerto Rico to restore power - Musk

Reuters Staff -IEnova ups stake in Ductos y Energeticos del Norte a Mexican natural gas pipeline

Marianna Parraga-Ecuador set up new bidding terms to offer new oil blocks in January

John Kemp -WTI discount to Brent reflects logistics constraints

Reuters Staff -Saudi Arabia, Russia to sign road map on energy cooperation

Reuters Staff -Ecuador pumping more than OPEC quotas - Minister

Reuters Staff -Kremlin: Putin did not propose extending oil output cut deal

Bozorgmehr Sharafedin -Iran startups thrive despite sanctions, competition out

Henning Gloystein -Oil stable Monday on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

Friday, Oct. 06 2017

Nia Williams and Ethan Lou -TransCanada scraps $12 bln oil pipeline due to regulations

Reuters Staff -Brookfield Asset Management refrains from higher bid for Brazil's Renova

Reuters Staff -Argentina plans auction for offshore oil exploration in Atlantic sea in 2018

John Kemp -Refiners in the U.S. struggle to keep up with demand for distillates

Reuters Staff -Saudi Arabia's minister: US shale oil coming to market in 2018 "doesn't bother me"

Clyde Russell -Asian LNG's price rally may become victim of its own success

Timothy Gardner -DOI plans to delay methane controls on oil, gas

Ernest Scheyder, Marianna Parraga -Oil operators in U.S. Gulf curtail output ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

Sam Edwards, Raquel Castillo -Catalan parliament to meet Monday challenging a Court ruling, official says

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets Friday wary as another tropical storm heads for Gulf of Mexico

Thursday, Oct. 05 2017

Reuters Staff -Venezuela and Rosneft discussing Citgo collateral swap

Reuters Staff -No bidders in Pemex farmout for Mexico's Ayin-Batsil offshore oil field

Reuters Staff -Petrobras kicks off non-binding stage of oil fields sale

Henrik Stolen and Nerijus Adomaitis -Offshore rig firms eyeing a market upturn, see end to worst downturn

Reuters Staff -Statoil and Scatec Solar set up a joint venture to capture solar market in Brazil

Valerie Volcovici -EPA to propose repealing Obama's climate regulation -document

Hugh Bronstein, Gabriel Stargardter -Solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria

Anthony Boadle -EU negotiators present farm trade offers to Mercosur, ethanol out

John Kemp -U.S. DOE proposed grid rule scrambles energy alliances

Christopher Johnson -Oil steady Thursday as talk of new OPEC deal balances U.S. exports

Wednesday, Oct. 04 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras starts Maromba field's binding stage on proposed sale

John Kemp -Perry's proposed new grid resiliency rule scrambles energy alliances

Reuters Staff -PDVSA's on 14 - yr low in delivering venezuelan crude to U.S. in Sept on sanctions, port closures

Reuters Staff -Brazil oil regulator ANP clears four more companies in presalt rounds

Reuters Staff -Russia's Minister Novak: no need now to talk about additional oil output cuts -magazine

Reuters Staff -Petrobras may face a privatization in future -Brazil 's Mines and Energy Minister

Reuters Staff -OPEC/Non-OPEC meeting in Moscow main topic oil exports

John Kemp -Hedge funds on bullish position in distillates

Gabriel Stargardter, Hugh Bronstein -Puerto Rico with joy and relief greeted fuel deliveries after hurricane

Nichola Groom -U.S. solar industry to debate split tariffs proposals at hearing

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices dip Wednesday over doubts that recent rally will last

Tuesday, Oct. 03 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil's Car Wash largest ever corruption probe nearing its end, judge says

Reuters Staff -Brazil fuel sales hit record monthly high for 2017, says regulator

Robin Respaut and Gabriel Stargardter -Puerto Rico, more fuel on way, power still down for most

Reuters Staff -Brazil fuel pricing policy is key to attract partners - Petrobras

John Kemp -Oil drillers, not forecasters, are responsible for WTI prices

Reuters Staff -Russia and Saudi Arabia to set up $1 bln energy fund

Reuters -A city in China's coal country bans most coal - Xinhua

John Kemp -Perry could save U.S. coal and nuclear

Hugh Bronstein -Puerto Rico's rebuild challenge, open - air police station

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices fall Tuesday for second day on oversupply concerns

Monday, Oct. 02 2017

Julie McNamara -Commentary: How we could have prevented some of Puerto Rico's misery

David Alire Garcia -Puerto Rico's Puma Energy has doubled its efforts in fuel distribuition to gas stations and industrial customers

Alexandra Valencia -Ecuador economy up 3.3 pct in Q2 in sign of recovery

Megan Rowling -U.S. is a "danger to the world", warns U.N. special adviser Jeffrey Sachs

Rania El Gamal -M. East oil producers turn to crude trading to boost incomes

Reuters Staff -Iran bans oil product transport to, from Iraqi Kurdistan - report

Reuters Staff -France wins EU approval for 7.5 gigawatts of renewable energy with four schemes

Sonali Paul -Tesla's big battery to keep date of South Australia's lights on

Norihiko Shirouzu and Adam Jourdan -2019 is China deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras to auction indebted distributors for 30 cents - sources

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices lower Monday after strong third quarter as Sept. OPEC output rises

Friday, Sep. 29 2017

Luciano Costa -Brazil's Cemig sells hydroelectric dam operating licenses for $3.8 bln to CSPI, Engie and Enel

Alexandra Alper and Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Exxon big winner on Brazil, buys 10 oil blocks in auction

Reuters Staff -Pemex plans to restart Salina Cruz refinery 3rd week October

Reuters Staff -Brazil's hydroelectric plants auction met expectations , planning minister says

Jessica Resnick-Ault -U.S. crude oil stockpiles drop as refineries restart after Harvey - EIA

Jessica Jaganathan and Roslan Khasawneh -To meet demand grow India needs to double refining capacity by 2040

Ruma Paul and Chen Aizhu -Chevron could miss mid-Oct target to close sale of Bangladesh gas fields

Rania El Gamal - S. Aramco to venture into non-Saudi crude oil trading - sources

Tom Westbrook and Sonali Paul -Australia's LNG exporters vow to meet projected 2018 gas supply gap

Reuters Staff -CNNC and coal producer Shenhua team up to develop gen-4 nuclear reactor

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil falls Thursday as U.S. data shows mixed picture

Wednesday, Sept. 27 2017

Reuters Staff -Peru crude oil Amazon pipeline resumes operation after year of spills

Reuters Staff -Brazil's ANP expects to sell 20 to 30 pct of blocks in round 14 oil auction

Umit Bektas and Daren Butler -Turkey tells Iraqi Kurds they will go hungry if imposes sanctions

Reuters Staff -Total buy 25 percent stake in an oil exploration block offshore Guyana next to ExxonMobil hotbed

Reuters Staff -Main driver for higher oil demand in 2017 is the rising diesel consumption - Shell

Robin Respaut and Scott DiSavino -Puerto Rico face big hurdles to rebuild power grid after hurricane Maria

Devika Krishna Kumar, Libby George - In hurricane fuel shortages why consumers pay the price

Reuters Staff -Oil demand could exceed supply by up to 4 million bpd by 2019 - Trafigura

Reuters Staff -Argentina to suspend fuel sales price controls on domestic market next month-minister

Fergus Jensen -Oil prices gain Wednesday after U.S. inventories unexpectedly draw amid rising demand

Tuesday, Sept. 26 2017

-U.S. energy secretary asks oil industry to study carbon capture technology to help drillers

Luciano Costa -Cemig will sell stocks to retain Brazil dams

John Kemp -Positions of hedge funds in oil look stretched

Stanley Carvalho -First UAE's nuclear nuclear reactor of 5,600 MW to operate in 2018

Mark Tay and Florence Tan -U.S. oil exports to meet 5 pct of non-U.S. global demand by 2022

Rania El Gamal and Florence Tan -Iran says to keep oil exports at around 2.6 mln bpd in 2017

Reuters Staff -French unions protest against labour reforms, block fuel depots

Sonali Paul -Australia's will curb gas exports if companies not provide local supply

Mark Tay -US crude exports push by demand for lower sulphur refined products- Enterprise Products

Osamu Tsukimori -Oil rises Tuesday to 26-month high; Turkey threatens to cut Kurdistan oil pipeline

Monday, Sept. 25 2017

David Ljunggren -Canada imposing sanctions on Venezuela's president and regime's officials

Reuters Staff -Catalan'discredited' referendum is over

Anthony Boadle -Latin America leaders say Trump listened on Venezuela

Laurence Frost -Diesel's on the way out, hybrids -for- all in race to electrify

Reuters Staff -West Africa Crude - Diffs under pressure due to oil sales from storage

John Kemp -This winter looks tight for U.S. heating oil market

Giovanni Bruno -Total and Chevron partner in Gulf of Mexico exploration

Yuka Obayashi -Japan fires up Wood-burning biomass energy, but fuel shortage looms

Reuters Staff -New target for co2 emissions set Statoil from Norway

Fanny Potkin -Oil hits Monday seven-month high as producers say market rebalancing

Reuters Staff -Venezuela's oil embargo by U.S. not ruled out -Haley


Friday, Sept. 22 2017

Alister Doyle -Paved road to electric car paradise helped by handouts

Libby George and Ron Bousso -Strong weather impact exposes shortcomings of world's oil refineries

John Kemp -OPEC fadeout contango, mission accomplished?

Reuters Staff -Brazil´s Supreme Court reversed decision blocking Cemig talks to renew dam licenses

Michelle Nichols and Jeff Mason -United States weighs whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal

Reuters Staff -As imports rise Platts plans to publish U.S. crude prices in Asia

Manolo Serapio Jr, Tom Daly -Inside China's newest graphite commodity

Luc Cohen -Argentina's late subsidy payments hurt gas producers

Fanny Potkin- Oil prices steady Friday as OPEC ministers discuss supply cut pact

Thursday, Sept. 21 2017

Dave Graham and Robin Respaut -Hurricane Maria after direct hit on Puerto Rico lashes Dominican Republic

Reuters Staff -Petrobras CEO says conclusion of "transfer of rights" talks unclear

Reuters Staff -Court in Brazil revokes injunction that blocked sale of Cemig dams

Reuters Staff -France's Total working with Brazil enviromental agency to clear Amazonas drilling -official

Reuters Staff -Trump 'not happy' with Iran nuclear deal - U.S. UN envoy Haley

Reuters Staff -Norway could maintain oil moratorium in Arctic region in a politics' play

Reuters Staff -China's may crackdown on downstream overcapacity next - govt think tank

Reuters Staff -A.P. Moller-Maersk sells oil tankers to owner, opening door to Mitsui

Reuters Staff -China give strife-torn Venezuela support at United Nations

Henning Gloystein -Oil dips Thursday on rising U.S. crude inventories, production

Wednesday, Sept. 20 2017

Avin Baez y Robin Respaut -Powerful hurricane Maria battering smaller Caribean islands, head toward Puerto Rico

Anthony Esposito -Tuesday's Mexico City earthquake kills at least 226, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

Timothy Gardner -U.S. senators looking at potential Russian control of Citgo

John Kemp -Winter natural gas stocks look tight, prices rise

Reuters Staff -Argentina's biodiesel reduced import duties is confirmed by EU

Reuters Staff -Total buys 23 pct stake in EREN renewables group for 237.5 mln euros

Ana Nicolaci da Costa -Damaged pipeline cause New Zealand's fuel shortage in flights and petrol stations

Osamu Tsukimori -Japan's rural elderly reverse gas station closures showing people's power

Steve Holland and Anthony Boadle -Trump warned US might take additional measures to pressure Venezuela

Ellen Wulfhorst -UN's global goals faltering on confidence amid slow progress - survey

Amanda Cooper -Oil set Wednesday for strongest third quarter since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension

Tuesday, Sept. 19 2017

Jeff Mason -U.S. still leaving climate pact unless new terms can be negociated

Marianna Parraga -Oil cargoes to Venezuela move to LATAM countries as hurricanes extend disruptions

Anna Pujol-Mazzini -Protecting climate and development not mutually exclusive

John Kemp -On Harvey aftermath, hedge funds crowd in to bet on gasoline and diesel

Reuters Staff -S. Arabia says still examining options for nuclear power plants

Reuters Staff -France laying out new incentives to phase out polluting vehicles

Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell - Nuclear company Fennovoima wants to delay Finland reactor project

Reuters Staff -China plans to ban all diesel trucks from Beijing

Megan Rowling -"Shocking" lack of funding limit clean cooking , undermine end poverty and hunger

Henning Gloystein -Oil steady Tuesday on tighter Middle East supplies, as rising U.S. output weighs

Monday, Sept. 18 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras produced 2.11 mln barrels of oil per day in August

Luciano Costa -Eletrobras may sell distribution units at a loss

Reuters Staff -Oil prices may drop to $40/bbl in 2018 - Russia Central bank chief

Reuters Staff -Qatar wants to end Gulf crisis - Sheikh Tamim

Naureen S Malik -Cheniere full gas exporting after hurricane

Geert De Clercq and Susanna Twidale -Westinghouse target out of Chapter 11 by early 2018

Geert De Clercq and Christoph Steitz -Energy firms all want to wire Europe's highways for electric cars

Reuters Staff -Phillips 66 charters foreign vessel after Jones Act waiver

Jorge Pineda and Andrew Cawthorne -Venezuela crisis seek mediation of Latin American nations

Henning Gloystein -U.S. oil prices Monday hit $50 on rising refinery demand, falling rig count

Friday, Sept. 15 2017

Reuters Staff -São Paulo state decides to suspend privatization of state's utility CESP

Reuters Staff -$2 bln per year plan to invest Shell in Brazil through 2020

John Kemp -U.S. shale sector at critical price threshold

Reuters Staff -17 firms registered to bid for Brazil's pre-salt oil exploration

Anna Pujol-Mazzini -Are you fuelling deforestation in West Africa with your chocolate bar?

Reuters Staff -Second LNG cargo from U.S. Sabine Pass plant to Netherlands

Reuters Staff -Mexico temporarily blocks higher ethanol in gasoline

Reuters Staff -Tesla semi truck to unveil by Musk in October

Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton -Ethanol binge in China as Beijing pumps up renewable fuel drive

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices set for weekly gains as demand outlook brightens, lower on Friday

Thursday, Sept. 14 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil need more time to define Eletrobras privatization model

John Kemp -Coal's problem is not on Obama and climate change, but in costs and supplies

Reuters Staff -PDVSA's crude supply to the United States was flat in August

Jonathan Landay -Gen Flynn involvement in a scheme of Middle East reactors by US-Russia in the eye of Democrats

Reuters Staff -Mexico's awards 9-cargo LNG tender for Q4 delivery

Reuters Staff -Norway 24th-round oil acreage to be awarded in spring of 2018 -minister

Ron Bousso -Shell says to pull from oil and focus on gas in Iraq after Majnoon exit

Reuters Staff -China see the use of ethanol gasoline nationwide by 2020

Oleg Vukmanovic -Swiss big four traders grab $10 billion slice of LNG market

John Kemp -Brent and WTI point in opposite directions: Mind the gap

Christopher Johnson -Oil holds gains Thursday, buoyed by stronger demand

Wednesday, Sept. 13 2017

Reuters Staff -Bahamas Buckeye's oil terminal targets normal operations on Tuesday

Reuters Staff -Pemex plans Salina Cruz refinery to be back online in 3-4 weeks

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras privatization model to be release in September - Brazil's gov.

Clyde Russell -Exxon deal to cut India LNG prices is actually quite good

Erwin Seba, David Gaffen -Refiners in the U.S. Gulf rumble back to life, piece by piece

Reuters Staff -Mexican finds more irregularities in Pemex, Odebrecht contract

John Kemp -Hedge funds watch U.S. refinery restarts

Michelle Nichols -U.N. steps up sanctions on North Korea, sanctions aimed at textiles exports and crude oil imports

Laurence Frost, Edward Taylor -Automakers face electric reality as combustion engine outlook dims

Fanny Potkin -Oil rises Wednesday as IEA sees higher oil demand, shrinking inventories

Tuesday, Sept. 12 2017

Andy Sullivan, Robin Respaut -Airports, Florida Keys partially re-open after Irma rips through state

Stephanie Nebehay -UN sees possible "crimes against humanity" in Venezuela - UN human rights chief

Reuters Staff -Fifteen oil majors pre-register in Brazil's round 3 pre-salt auction

Reuters Staff -Pemex delays starting Salina Cruz refinery after quake

Karolin Schaps -BP in a new venture PAEG in South American with Argentina's Bridas and refiner Axion

Reuters Staff -Rosneft prepares for oil at $40-$43 in 2018 -CEO

Sonali Paul -ExxonMobil cut 20-year LNG price to India in bad omen for producers

Nichola Groom -U.S. solar installations up despite drop in residential market

Aditi Shah -India's auto industry moving to comply with government's push, new cars electric by 2030

Clyde Russell -Commodity imports in China show why rally in prices may stall

Jane Chung -Oil prices steady Tuesday as traders assess U.S. hurricane impact

Monday, Sept. 11 2017

Reuters Staff -Petrobras extends deadline in sale of seven hydrocarbons exploration areas

Reuters Staff -Venezuelan bondholders discussing how to proceed - IIF

Michel Rose -EU need to make a wide response to Chinese buying spree - Total's Pouyanne

Dmitry Zhdannikov and Ron Bousso -Will Saudi Aramco deliver world record profit for 2018' IPO?

Reuters Staff -Russian Igor Sechin said oil rising on weak dollar, not output pact

Reuters Staff -A FACTBOX on Schlumberger's production partnerships and ventures around the globe

Chen Aizhu -China's teapot refineries form new club to beat rivals, but will it work?

Valerie Volcovici -U.S. EPA ready to further relax fuel standards due to hurricanes: Administrator

Thin Lei Win -Asia must lead charge for pollution-free planet - UN

Ron Bousso,  Fanny Potkin -Oil weakens Monday on fears Irma could dent U.S. demand

Friday, Sept. 08 2017

Reuters Staff -Statoil's Bahamas South Riding Point oil terminal to shut on Thursday ahead of Irma

Felipe Iturrieta -Chile to agree soon with Argentina in energy swap deal

Reuters Staff -Buckeye 's Puerto Rico oil terminal restart after Irma leaves area

John Kemp -Traders expect a tighter oil market in 2018

Reuters Staff -Total waiting for Greek parliament approval on offshore exploration -CEO

Liz Hampton -A drug boom in the Texas shale patch

Marianna Parraga -Irma worsens Latin America's fuel supply crunch

Reuters Staff - Tepco could restart nuclear reactor soon, shares rise after

Michelle Nichols -U.S. pushing for N.Korea oil embargo in U.N., textile export ban

Reuters Staff -Santos to supply LNG to Australia's east coast power companies

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices rise early Friday on sharp drop in U.S. production as hurricanes bite

Thursday, Sept. 07 2017

Scott Malone -Hurricane Irma pounds Caribbean, Florida braces for hit

Reuters Staff -Brazil's fines LPG cos over price fixing, cartel formation

Reuters Staff -Brazil court lifts injunction on Petrobras sale of TermoBahia stake to Total

Jessica Resnick-Ault -Florida gas stations face fuel shortages, delays ahead of Irma

Ron Bousso -Shell, BP tie future to North Sea despite broad retreat

Alister Doyle and Nerijus Adomaitis - Norway plans tax breaks instead of companies paying U.N. fees for Arctic oilfields

Reuters Staff -Russia sees 2018 oil price in range of $45-$55/bbl

John Kemp -The early return of La Nina

Devika Krishna Kumar -Florida get ready for second fuel supply hit as Hurricane Irma approaches

Henning Gloystein -Oil dips early Thursday on fears Hurricane Irma could hit crude shipments, rising Libya output

Wednesday, Sept. 06 2017

Scott Malone -Irma moves as dangerous hurricane through Caribbean islands, possibly en route to Florida

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to sell 90 pct of natural gas transport unit

Reuters Staff -Pemex says Harvey caused crude oil shipment delays

Reuters Staff -Petrobras Distribuidora approves new bylaws ahead of planned IPO

Reuters Staff -Putin warns U.S. not to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons

Denis Pinchuk -Russia oil supplies to North Korea are negligible- Putin

Reuters Staff -Saudi Arabia, Russia discussed extending OPEC-led deal, no decision - TASS

Daniel Trotta -Texans set to return to work as recovery picks up

Reuters Staff -Senex Energy wins Australia gas field, aims to start producing in 2019

Florence Tan -Asian traders look to snap up U.S. crude in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets dip Wednesday on storm Harvey fallout; Hurricane Irma heads into Caribbean

Tuesday, Sept. 05 2017

Rodrigo Viga Gaier -Petrobras restarts its Pasadena, Texas, refinery

Luciano Costa -Petrobras hikes September gasoline price by 10 pct total

Reuters Staff -Port of Houston continues salvage efforts to recover from Harvey damage

John Kemp -Hedge funds anticipate hurricane disruption to U.S. refineries

Oleg Vukmanovic and Julia Payne -Angola LNG and trader Vitol strike multi-year deal

Catherine Ngai -Texas in recovery mode after Harvey as key pipeline restarts

Reuters Staff -Statoil says Norway's Johan Sverdrup giant North Sea oilfield ahead of time and below budget

Catherine Ngai -Colonial to restart key fuel lines as concerns ease over supply crunch after Harvey

Dave Graham and Sharay Angulo -Sharp differences over labor market rules in NAFTA talks

Henning Gloystein -U.S. crude prices rise Tuesday on returning refineries; gasoline slumps to pre-Harvey levels

Monday, Sept. 04 2017

Ernest Scheyder -Harvey's stop bullish outlook for U.S. oil output growth

Libby George -Fuel buyers look to replace Latin Americas bound millions of lost fuel barrels

Luciano Costa and José Roberto Gomes -Petrobras hikes fuel prices due to Harvey

Reuters Staff -U.S. Administration release of another 3.5 mln bbls from oil reserve

Devika Krishna Kumar and Jarrett Renshaw - Harvey's fuel shortages to impact Labor Day travel

Reuters Staff -Russian gas exports via Ukraine up 23 pct this year

Mayank Bhardwaj -India's PM Modi's $87 billion river-linking gamble set to take off as floods hit India

Nina Chestney -UK faces huge costs to avoid power shortages with electric car plan

Susan Cornwell and David Morgan -Trump Administration vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar

Henning Gloystein -Brent crude oil falls Monday after North Korea nuclear test

Friday, Sept. 01 2017

Mica Rosenberg and Emily Flitter -44 dead, but thousands of Harvey survivors rescued, Texas city loses drinking water

Reuters Staff -Mexican multimillionaire Slim takes stake in PBF Energy

Alexandra Ulmer -Venezuela investigating multimillionaire overpricing contracts in Orinoco's oil belt

Gwladys Fouche -Oil is the star in Norwegian election in September

Reuters Staff -Total could get approval of the environmental license in Amazonas - Brazil ANP

Reuters Staff -500,000 crude barrels were release from strategic reserve -U.S. Energy Dept

Ron Bousso and Ahmad Ghaddar -Fuel traders scramble to avert fuel shortages in U.S. and Mexico

Reuters Staff -European Union rolls out stricter car emissions test

Reuters Staff -U.S. halts LPG shipments to Asia due Harvey; buyers hold back

Julia Payne and Anshuman Daga -Noble seen picking oil unit buyer in Sept - sources

Reuters Staff -Coast Guard reopens some Texas ports with restrictions

Aaron Sheldrick -Crude falls early Friday as flooding from Harvey roils U.S. oil industry

Thursday, Aug. 31 2017

Reuters Staff -Explosions reported at Harvey flood-hit Arkema plant in Texas

David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera -Pemex's next deepwater oil joint venture seen requiring $10.7 bln

Reuters Staff -Trump will stand by ethanol industry -Republican Senator Chuck Grassley from Iowa

Alexandra Ulmer and Marianna Parraga -Venezuela's U.S. sanctions on PDVSA CFO tangle financial deals: sources

Stephanie Nebehay -Venezuela use systematic excessive force in crackdown on dissent -UN

Reuters Staff -Japan sells 2.08 mln bbls crude from strategic reserves

Reuters Staff -Total sees growth in North Sea output with Edradour & Glenlivet start-up

Devika Krishna Kumar -Harvey's hit on fuel network and U.S. motorists as gas prices rise

Marianna Parraga and Ernest Scheyder -Trump evaluate devastated Texas as Harvey rages on

Sonali Paul -Santos steps up effort to avert LNG export curb

Henning Gloystein -U.S. gasoline hits $2/gallon Thursday as Harvey wreaks havoc on refiners; crude weak

Wednesday, Aug. 30 2017

Catherine Ngai and Marianna Parraga -Oil traders rush to ship oil from Louisiana as Harvey looms

Timothy Gardner -South Texas Project nuclear reactors running safely throughout Harvey

Jake Spring -Brazil enviromental regulator rejects Total study on drilling at Foz do Amazonas River basin

Ahmad Ghaddar and Libby George -Margins in European gasoline at 4-1/2 month high in Harvey's wake

Jessica Jaganathan -Jet fuel from Asia to U.S. to rise amid Gulf coast refinery outages

Reuters Staff -Statoil failed to find oil at Korpfjell prospect in the Arctic Barents Sea

Josephine Mason and Meng Meng -China to create world's top utility worth $278 billion

Reuters Staff -Brazil question and want more information from France's Total for Foz do Amazonas drilling

Reuters Staff -Guerrilla attack halts Colombia's Cano-Limon pipeline -sources

Henning Gloystein -Crude dips Wednesday, gasoline spikes as floods knock out almost a quarter of U.S. refineries


Tuesday, Aug. 29 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil antitrust body recommends rejection of Petrobras LPG unit sale

Reuters Staff -YPF CEO Ricardo Darre, resigns, 6-member exec committee to run firm

Reuters Staff -Petrobras sends information on Rio Grande do Norte and Bahia fields to potential bidders

Reuters Staff -Minor damage from Harvey at Cheniere Texas LNG facility

Jessica Jaganathan and Florence Tan -U.S. oil market traders seek oil product cargoes from N.Asia refiners after Harvey

Katharine Houreld and John Ndiso -Kenya pull all stops against plastic bags, world's toughest law

Reuters Staff -Japan to stock up with 50,500 T LPG for national stockpile

Reuters Staff -Sinopec warns fuel sales will not keep up; plans to keep run rates stable

Clyde Russell -Harvey may succeed where OPEC has struggled by boosting oil prices

Henning Gloystein -Flooding knocks out U.S. refineries, crude hit Tuesday by supply disruptions

Monday, Aug. 28 2017

Brian Thevenot -Harvey claims fatalities, threatens catastrophic floods

Reuters Staff -U.S. gasoline prices, margins surge as Harvey hits Gulf Coast refining

Devika Krishna Kumar -Hurricane Harvey hits U.S. fuel supplies to Latin America

Reuters Staff -Trump executive order prohibits dealings in new Venezuelan and PDVSA debt, aim to restrict access to U.S. debt market

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras privatization will not lift rates- Energy Minister

Reuters Staff -West Africa Crude-Firm offer levels, cargoes sold east

Reuters Staff -Statoil enters Argentina with Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas deal

Reuters Staff -Petrobras to make $2 bln capital injection into fuel distribution PB Distribudora

Reuters Staff -Angola's MPLA ruling party wins general election, provisional results show

S. Bradley, S. Jewkes and D. Zhdannikov -Russia sanctions disrupt major Intesa loan syndication

Reuters Staff -South Korea's S-Oil signs LNG contract with Malaysia's Petronas for 2018-2033

Reuters Staff -Odebrecht sells Peru Chaglla hydroelectric plant to China Three Gorges group

Henning Gloystein -Oil markets roiled Monday as Hurricane Harvey hits U.S. petroleum industry

Friday, Aug. 25 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil's upcoming pre-salt auctions get oil companies interest

Reuters Staff -Mexico's 2008 budget oil crude price at $42 per barrel -Fin Min

Reuters Staff -Pemex to engage in major maintenance work at Ciudad Madero refinery

Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom -U.S. Department of Energy grid study calls for boost to coal, nuclear power

Paul Carsten -Nigerian Content Development Fund of $200 mln to help local Nigeria's oil and gas firms

Reuters Staff -Angola's ruling party says victory "inescapable"

Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik -Norway's economy brighten as election nears

Jessica Jaganathan and Seng Li Peng -Clean tanker rates for shipping fuels soar on strong fuel consumption

Clyde Russell -Revolution or evolution? Iraq SOMO shakes up Asian oil trading: Russell

Valerie Volcovici -U.S. DOE study says more coal, nuclear needed to secure grid

Christopher Johnson -Oil up Friday as U.S. rigs and refineries brace for hurricane

Thursday, Aug. 24 2017

Marianna Parraga -Rosneft allocates four months of Venezuelan oil -traders

Reuters Staff -Pemex's oil production hits new low

Paul Kilby -Venezuela debt price fall on U.S. trading ban report

Reuters Staff -U.S. oil inventories down by 3.3 mln bbls - EIA

T. Solsvik and C. Knudsen - In Norway's election small parties as kingmakers, impredictable outcome

Michael Hirtzer -Argentina biodiesel out of market if U.S. import duties up more than 15 pct

Stephen Eisenhammer -Oil rich Angola votes for first new leader in 38 years

Reuters Staff -China's July gasoline exports up to third-highest level since 2000

Christoph Steitz -Wind power industry pressure as sector moves more efficient

Christopher Johnson -Oil steady Thursday as tropical storm Harvey heads into Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, Aug. 23 2017

Reuters Staff -Argentina labor unions on the streets to protest Macri policies

Reuters Staff -Indigenous seize Frontera's oil field in Peru's block 192

Reuters Staff -New U.S. duties on Argentine biodiesel will halt exports -industry

Valerie Volcovici -Energy Transfer sues Greenpeace over for "eco-terrorism" on Dakota pipeline

D. Brunnstrom and D. Chiacu -U.S. targets new Chinese, Russia entities for helping North Korea

Emily Flitter -Pipeline regulators must evaluate the greenhouse gas impact of any new gas pipeline - Court ruling

Reuters Staff -Former Petrobras' CEO Aldemir Bendine charged with corruption

James Regan -BHP underlying net profit to $6.7 bln , "actively pursuing" exit from U.S. shale business

G. Parra-Bernal and L. Goy -Brazil to sell Eletrobras control in boldest privatization yet

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices fall early Wednesday on concerns of oversupply as Libyan output recovers

Tuesday, Aug. 22 2017

Reuters Staff -Energy Ministry proposes Eletrobras privatization; model yet to be defined

Reuters Staff - Petrobras' sale of TermoBahia stake to Total on hold by court

Rozanna Latiff and Joseph Sipalan -U.S. destroyer collision exposes Singapore-Malaysia sea dispute

Andrius Sytas -First LNG arrive in Lituania from the United States

Chris Prentice -Valero's secret campaign against U.S. biofuels mandates

Reuters Staff -Rosneft says Essar Oil refinery to double throughput

Reuters Staff -Rosneft closes deal to buy 49 pct stake in India's Essar Oil

Reuters Staff -Oil tanker hit by U.S. warship laden with fuel oil; no spill

Devika Krishna Kumar -Oil prices climb Tuesday as traders eye another U.S. crude drawdown


Monday, Aug. 21 2017

Brian Ellsworth and Corina Pons -Venezuela's ilegal constituent assembly assumes power to legislate

Alexandra Ulmer -PDVSA defends 'perfect' relationship with Russia

Reuters Staff -PDVSA oil company says 'financial blockade' hurts payments

Reuters Staff -Brazil extends customs perks for oil industry through 2040

Jessica Resnick-Ault -U.S. drillers cut oil rigs for second week in three - Baker Hughes

Reuters Staff -Mexican government raises Pemex deductions to continue oil output

Reuters Staff -Sweden's OKG to invest in independent cooling for nuclear reactor

Lisandra Paraguassu-Brazil to swap environmental fines for recovery works

Henning Gloystein -Oil dips on rising U.S. output, but drilling activity slows


Karolin Schaps -Oil nudges higher on tightening supplies, weak dollar

Lisandra Paraguassu -Brazil to swap environmental fines for recovery works


Reuters Staff -Norway Coast Guard stop Greenpeace protests at Arctic well

Reuters Staff -Eletrobras to appeal order to return funds to government -CEO

Ana Isabel Martinez -Chevron says to enter Mexican fuel market in local partnership

David Alire Garcia -Mexico's Cotemar sees $200 mln investment in oil projects by 2018

Reuters Staff -Conoco to start dismantling historical Norwegian Ekofisk oil platform

Reuters Staff -Belgian petrol car sales overtake diesel for first time in 20 years

Reuters Staff -Regulator orders Eletrobras to return $951 mln within 90 days

Henning Gloystein -Oil torn early Friday between broader market selloff, signs of tightening supply


Thursday, Aug. 17 2017

Reuters Staff -U.N. chief: Venezuela gov't, opposition talks needed to solve crisis

A. Rasheed and S. Westall -ANALYSIS-With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closer

Rania El Gamal -Iraq sets up oil shipping, trading joint venture

John Kemp -Goodbye contango? Oil's long march towards backwardation

P. Nikolskaya and O. Astakhova -Russian ex-minister accuses Sechin, Putin lieutenant of framing him

Reuters Staff -Braskem second-quarter net income jumps to 1.142 bln reais

Chris Arsenault -Supervolcano minerals discovery to boost green cars - study

Reuters Staff -China's energy demand to peak by 2040, later than expected -CNPC

Arathy S Nair and Nivedita Bhattacharjee -Pullback in U.S. fracking sand use pressures producers

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up early Thursday on decline in U.S. crude stocks, but high output caps gains

Wednesday, Aug. 16 2017

Alexandra Valencia -PetroEcuador' Esmeraldas refinery in 'critical' situation despite overhaul -minister

Luc Cohen -U.S. confident of 'peaceable' Venezuelan solution -Pence

Reuters Staff -Cuban trade with Venezuela plunges over two years

Reuters Staff -Crystallex seeks to attach shares of Venezuela PDVSA´s Citgo holding firm

Reuters Staff -Petrobras may take over Eletrobras thermal power stations

Reuters Staff -China to build new shale gas bases, offer more oil and gas block tenders

Reuters Staff -Former Pemex CEO denies taking bribes from Odebrecht

Reuters Staff -Santos to book $690 mln charge on weaker oil price outlook

Jessica Resnick-Ault -Oil dips midday Wednesday despite steep draw in U.S. crude stocks

Henning Gloystein -Oil edges up Wednesday on falling US crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Tuesday, Aug. 15 2017

Marianna Parraga -Venezuela ships more oil to U.S. in July vs June, but less than yr ago

Reuters Staff -U.S. shale output seen posting 9th straight monthly rise -EIA

Reuters Staff -Novum completes first sale of imported diesel to Mexican retailer

Reuters Staff -Pence says failed state in Venezuela threatens United States

Reuters Staff -Gas starts flowing from BP's new fields offshore Trinidad & Tobago and Australia

John Kemp -COLUMN-Hedge funds gamble for a third time on oil rebalancing

Sonali Paul -Australia's $180 bln LNG megaproject boom enters final stretch

Reuters Staff -China approves plan to promote unified nuclear reactor brand

Matthew Tostevin -Drilling ship leaves Vietnam oil block after China row

Fergus Jensen -Oil prices steady early Tuesday after overnight tumble on dollar strength, China concerns

Monday, Aug. 14 2017

Reuters Staff -Brazil launches first corn-only ethanol plant, hopes for more

Devika Krishna Kumar and Jarrett Renshaw -Distillates to boost U.S. refiners' bottom line through year-end

Scott DiSavino -U.S. drillers add oil rigs for second week in three: Baker Hughes

Ernest Scheyder -U.S. shale output poised to keep rising despite investor concerns

Reuters Staff -Huge pipes wash up on British beach after ship accident

Reuters Staff -Britain's Tullow launches oil, gas exploration in Zambia

Adela Suliman -INTERVIEW-U.S. states, business will step up to meet Paris climate pledge - Gore

Dmitry Zhdannikov -IEA says strong oil demand growth helps market's rebalancing

Reuters Staff -Vista Oil & Gas completes $650 mln IPO in Mexico

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices dip early Monday on weak Chinese refining activity

Friday, Aug. 11 2017

Julia Simon -Oil prices slip Friday as IEA sees slow market rebalancing

Reuters Staff -Profit miss seen failing to slow Petrobras debt reduction

James Saft -Staid utility investing world upended by green energy revolution

Maria Ramirez and Deisy Buitrago -Oil's rich Venezuela turn to firewood cooking due to gas shortages

Reuters Staff -Argentina cuts tariffs on used oil equipment imports

John Kemp -Oil market marches on towards backwardation: Kemp

Thin Lei Win -As glaciers melt, "Land of Fire and Ice" watches its history seep away

Reuters Staff -Saudi Falih says talks with Iraq focused on oil pact, investment discussed

Martin Petty -'Enjoy the beaches': Resilient Guam shrugs off North Korea threat

Fabian Cambero -Fresh off wind farm deal, Ireland's Mainstream bullish on Chilean renewables

Jane Chung -Oil prices drop Friday as oversupply concerns linger

Thursday, Aug. 10 2017

Ana Isabel Martinez and Marianna Parraga -Pemex seeks oil projects in Americas -exploration chief

Reuters Staff -Brazil authorizes Petrobras to export idle LNG cargoes

David Gaffen -U.S. oil stocks drop, gasoline inventories increase

Reuters Staff -YPF says 2017 capex will be below $4 bln from previous guidance

Chris Arsenault -Amid fading oil boom, Canada's roughnecks seek green energy jobs

John Kemp -U.S. shale breakeven price revealed around $50

Reuters Staff -Venezuelan dollar bonds fall further as crisis deepens

Olesya Astakhova -Innovate, cut costs: how Yelkhovneft a Russian oil firm navigates global supply curbs

Reuters Staff -Petrochina's refinery, gas fields and pipelines unaffected by Sichuan quake

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil prices move higher Thursday after U.S. stockpiles fall


Wednesday, Aug. 09 2017

Reuters Staff -Franklin seen hitting Mexico as season's first Atlantic hurricane

Petroleumworld -Vestas entered into a agreement for 443MW with Zuma Energia in Mexico

Reuters Staff -Rosneft says lent Venezuela's state oil firm a total of $6 bln

Sam Nussey and Maki Shiraki -Mazda announces new auto engine with 20-30 percent more efficient technology

Alexandra Ulmer and Marianna Parraga -In political storm, Venezuela state-run oil company PDVSA drifts further

Reuters Staff -Japex starts bitumen output from Canada oil sands expansion project

Reuters Staff -China July crude oil imports at 7-mth low - Reuters calculation

Ben Blanchard -China says willing to pay the price for new N.Korea sanctions

Alex Lawler -Oil edges higher above $53 before U.S. inventory report

Aaron Sheldrick -Oil falls Wednesday for third day as doubts over OPEC cuts linger

Martes, 08 de agosto, 2017

Redacción de Reuters - Presidente Ecuador dice cumplirá con obligaciones financieras, anuncia plan de austeridad

Redacción de Reuters - Ecuador prevé venta anticipada de crudo en 2018, continúa renegociación de contratos petroleros

Nelson Bocanegra y Luis Jaime Acosta - Colombia lanzará nuevos instrumentos en bolsa en medio de sequía de ofertas accionarias

Caroline Stauffer y Juliana Castilla -Presidente de YPF espera crecimiento en producción de petróleo y gas en Argentina en 2018

Erwin Seba -Procesamiento de crudo de alto costo podría reducir margen de beneficio de refinerías de EEUU

Redacción Reuters -Bonos de Venezuela y PDVSA caen a 35,4 y 33 centavos de dólar tras ataque del fin de semana a base militar

Redacción Notimex - Gasolina mexicana Magna cotiza hoy hasta en 16.31 pesos

Redacción Notimex - La peor crisis económica hemisférica está en Venezuela: Hausmann

Redacción Notimex - Yucatán y Campeche, en alerta máxima por tormenta tropical Franklin

Redacción Notimex - Se cotiza Brent martes en 52.50 dólares

Tuesday, Aug. 08 2017

José Roberto Gomes -Brazil likely to create ethanol import quota, tax imports above it

Ana Isabel Martinez -Mexico's ruling PRI weighs loosening party rules to open presidential field

Valerie Volcovici -U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers

John Kemp -Hedge funds get bullish again on oil (third time lucky?)

Pratima Desai and Zandi Shabalala -Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car

Kevin O'Hanlon -Keystone XL pipeline fate in balance as Nebraska opens hearings

Reuters Staff -UK says urgent action needed to stop Venezuela situation getting worse

Reuters Staff -Petrobras CEO: Pre-salt oil extraction costs $8 per barrel

Alexandra Ulmer -New armed oposition surge in violence haunt Venezuela

Christopher Johnson -Oil prices steady Tuesday as Saudi cuts September supplies

Monday, Aug. 07 2017

Marta Nogueira -Petrobras cut gasoline prices below import parity to regain market

Reuters Staff -U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in three: Baker Hughes

Reuters Staff -Braskem eyes U.S. move amid changes to shareholder pact -media reports

Nidhi Verma and Neha Dasgupta -Indian Oil plans $2.4 bln expansion of Gujarat refinery

Reuters Staff -Vatican urges Venezuela's regime to suspend new legislative superbody

Florence Tan -Asia oil demand seen shifting back to Mideast, Russia in Q4 after Brent rise

Eyanir Chinea and Brian Ellsworth -Venezuela prosecutors seek to stop new legislative superbody

Reuters Staff -Petrobras prepays $333 mln in 2018 debt, borrows $650 mln due in 2022

Reuters Staff -Brazil court issues injunction suspending fuel tax hike

Jane Chung -Oil eases Monday as rising output weighs, but still near nine-week highs


Monday, Aug. 07 2017

Marta Nogueira -Petrobras cut gasoline prices below import parity to regain market

Reuters Staff -U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in three: Baker Hughes

Reuters Staff -Braskem eyes U.S. move amid changes to shareholder pact -media reports

Nidhi Verma and Neha Dasgupta -Indian Oil plans $2.4 bln expansion of Gujarat refinery

Reuters Staff -Vatican urges Venezuela's regime to suspend new legislative superbody

Florence Tan -Asia oil demand seen shifting back to Mideast, Russia in Q4 after Brent rise

Eyanir Chinea and Brian Ellsworth -Venezuela prosecutors seek to stop new legislative superbody

Reuters Staff -Petrobras prepays $333 mln in 2018 debt, borrows $650 mln due in 2022

Reuters Staff -Brazil court issues injunction suspending fuel tax hike

Jane Chung -Oil eases Monday as rising output weighs, but still near nine-week highs

Friday, Aug. 04 2017

Lisandra Paraguassu -Mercosur trade bloc to evict Venezuela -source

Ernest Scheyder -U.S. shale oil producers cannot shake impulse to keep pumping

David Shepardson and Jarrett Renshaw -U.S. to reject biofuel program tweak in snub to Icahn -sources

Corina Pons -PDVSA seeks to delay release of financial results -document

Oksana Kobzeva and Alissa de Carbonnel -Russian gas pipelines to go ahead despite U.S. sanctions - Analysis

Brian Ellsworth -Venezuela prosecutors open probe into vote manipulation

Ercan Gurses -Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power project

Nidhi Verma and Neha Dasgupta -Indian Oil, partners look for cheaper site for Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal

Edward Taylor -Banning diesel vehicles cars could dent car finance - Moody's

Henning Gloystein -Oil prices dip Friday on high OPEC supplies, rising U.S. production

Thursday, Aug. 03 2017

Leonardo Goy -Ultrapar shares tumble as Brazil blocks fuel distributor Ale takeover

Nerijus Adomaitis and Katya Golubkova -U.S. sanctions Russia gap lets Western firms tap Russian frontier oil

Jessica Resnick-Ault -U.S. crude, gasoline and diesel stockpiles fall in week - EIA

Reuters Staff - Venezuelan election turnout figures manipulated by 1 million votes -election supplier Smartmatic

Vera Eckert - Germany's long goodbye to coal despite Merkel's green push

Reuters Staff - Petronas awarded shallow water block in Mexico to operate with Ecopetrol

Reuters Staff - S. Arabia's state power firm invites bids to build, operate water desalination plant

Reuters Staff - Argentina hit drags down Aggreko's first-half profit

Corina Pons and Alexandra Ulmer - Venezuela jails opposition leaders in new crackdown on opponents

Christopher Johnson and Henning Gloystein -Oil up Thursday on tighter U.S. market, but OPEC supplies weigh

Wednesday, Aug. 02 2017

Devika Krishna Kumar - Oil prices Wednesday rise on record U.S. gasoline demand

Reuters Staff - Brazil fuel, lubricant imports surge 57 pct in July

Marianna Parraga - PDVSA's refining network to work at 44 pct of capacity in Aug -document

Tom Hals and Tracy Rucinski - The energy patch: where rights offerings are "sexy" again

Karolin Schaps and Susanna Twidale - European oil majors seek to harness U.S. offshore wind

Ron Bousso and Karolin Schaps - BP sees oil prices below $55 a barrel in 2018

Reuters Staff - Venezuela's dollar bonds at 13-month lows after US sanctions


Reuters Staff - Shell invests in Singapore solar firm Sunseap; eyes solar projects

Hugh Bronstein, Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick - Defiant Venezuela dictator mocks Trump after U.S. sanctions

Nita Bhalla - Komik, world's "highest" village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas

Amanda Cooper - Bearish cocktail knocks Wednesday oil prices off recent highs

Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017

Harriet McLeod -South Carolina utilities stop work of V.C. Summer reactors due to delays and cost overruns

Brian Ellsworth - Venezuela's regime attack with violence pacific protests, opposition barricades streets

Reuters Staff - Brazil pre-salt oil output surpasses all other fields in June

Felix Onuah -Nigeria's Niger Delta leaders threaten to pull out of peace talks if demands not met by Nov 1

Devika Krishna Kumar - Oil markets brace for possible U.S. sanctions on Venezuela

Reuters Staff -FACTBOX: Germany scrambles to resolve diesel crisis

John Kemp -Hedge fund short covering lifts oil prices

Reuters Staff -Venezuela and PDVSA dollar bonds fall on US sanction fears after election

Tom Bergin -Shell to cut 400 job at Dutch projects and technology department

Alex Lawler -Oil hits Tuesday two-month high, further U.S. inventory drop seen

Monday, July 31 2017

Reuters Staff -Pemex crude output drops slightly in June, exports up 21 pct

Reuters Staff - Petrobras to sell 7 oil exploration areas in shallow waters

John Kemp - Physical oil market tightens as refiners scramble for crude

Ernest Scheyder - Chevron swings to quarterly profit as costs drop

Ernest Scheyder - ExxonMobil profit nearly doubles, but falls short of expectations

Reuters Staff - Baker Hughes posts smaller loss in second quarter

Emily Chow - Petronas to take a hit from Canada pullout, but sees long-term domestic gains

Reuters Staff - France approves bids for 500 MW solar power generation

Reuters Staff- Brazilian renewable energy firm Omega's IPO prices at 15.6 reais

Alexandra Valencia -Ecuador says clinches new payment deal with Schlumberger

Friday, July 28 2017