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Petroleumworld Headlines News 2017
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Headlines 2017 January/Jun


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

Fabiola Zerpa, Ben Bartenstein and Lucia Kassai - U.S. sanctions PDVSA treasurer key to China oil-for-cash seals

Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino - Peru president names new minister to shape mining policy

Erwin Seba and Marianna Parraga - U.S. oil refiners pare exposure to Venezuelan crude imports

David Alire Garcia - Pemex posts profit for third straight quarter

John Kemp - Hedge funds' active positioning in crude oil

Ron Bousso, Karolin Schaps and Bate Felix - Europe's oil giants recover from three-year slump

Reuters Staff - Statoil Q2 results slightly above expectations

Ron Bousso and Karolin Schaps - Shell profits triples on stronger refining, oil prices

Reuters Staff - U.S. has abandoned common line on Russian sanctions - Zypries

Reuters Staff - Repsol adjusted net profit jumps 44 percent in second quarter

Clyde Russell - Qatar's LNG brownfield trumps Petronas' greenfield hopes

John Kemp - Limits of analysis on commitments of traders

Devika Krishna Kumar and Marianna Parraga - Why record U.S. oil exports are poised for even more growth

Kevika Krishna Kumar - Oil extends gains Friday at midday, on track for biggest weekly rise this year

Thursday, July 27 2017

Vista oil & Gas, Mexico's first publicly listed oil company set for August debut

All options including sanctions on Venezuela's oil sectoron table for dealing with Regime - U.S. official

EU warns U.S. new sanctions on Russia would harm the bloc's energy security

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials to pressure Maduro's Regime

U.S. crude and gasoline stocks fall sharply - EIA

Britain's environment minister said ban of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040

UAE buys first U.S. oil cargo to replace Qatar condensate - sources

Camex trade chamber of Brazil postpones decision on taxing U.S. ethanol

OPEC coul get a Indonesia to rejoint the organization if not forced to cut oil production

Oil prices hover near eight-week highs Thursday on lower U.S. inventories

Wednesday, July 26 2017

U.S. judge dismmissed lawsuit on New York legislation on nuclear power plant subsidies

U.S. DOT may revise 2021 fuel efficiency standards, freeze targets

Crude oil imports in China to exceed 400 mln tonnes this year -Sinopec

Venezuela protest in key week, violence continues

Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Venezuela Fedecamaras urges government to abort rewriting the country's constitution vote

Odebrecht bribes detected in Colombia in the order of $27 mln, prosecutor says

Venezuela stages two-day anti-regime shutdown

Exxon discovered new additional oil in offshore Guyana, for total of 500 million boe

Oil bounce early Wednesday, results keep stocks on high

Tuesday, July 25 2017

Hedge funds cover short position in crude and gasoline: Kemp

Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week, regime foes protest

Pemex says $5 bln bond deal covers needs through 2018

Nigeria willing to reduce oil output from 1.8 mln bpd - Oman

Germany urge EU to setup sanctions on Russia over Siemens Crimea turbines

Russia to build another power station in Crimea - TASS

Oil market towards healthier conditions, OPEC ready to take more steps - Saudi minister

South Korea's to support nuclear reactor exports - Energy Minister

China receive from Russia 1.27 mln bpd in June maintaining rank of top crude oil supplier

Oil extends gains Tuesday as Saudi pledges export curbs

Monday, July 24 2017

Venezuela congress and opposition forces calls new two day strike, violent clashes

OPEC and Non OPEC producers compliance with output cut pact is good -Kuwait minister

Venezuela National Assembly names alternative Supreme Court judges

Kurdish oil carrier Neverland tanker with disputed reappears off Malta

Russia to go ahead with illegally move Siemens power plants to Crimea

World's top oil service Schlumberger profit beats as North American drilling demand surges

S. Arabia curtails crude flow to United States: Kemp

UAE hopes global oil markets begin to tighten in H2 - Energy Minister

Possible nuclear fuel debris spoted at another Fukushima reactor -Kyodo

Power consumption in China to hit fresh peak this summer

Oil prices dip Monday as prospect of deeper OPEC output cut dims

Friday, July 21 2017

Chile's electrical regulator Enel to probe Enel and CGE, over Santiago blackout

Millions of venezuelans took part in a country shutdown against Maduro regime

Manifa oilfield not affected by technical issue - Saudi Aramco

Greenpeace boat seizure ruling rejected by Russia, it encourages illegal action

The U.S. Treasury department fine Exxon Mobil over Ukraine-related sanctions violations

Philippines shortlists six countries to partner with in $2 bln LNG hub

China fail to agree with U.S. on trade issues, casting doubt on relations and other issues

Comunities, villages, local people key to future Libya's oil development

U.S. Refiner Tesoro Corp. to transport products via Pemex lines in Mexico

Oil nudges higher Fiday ; Brent crude below $50 ahead of OPEC meeting

Thursday, July 20 2017

Petrobras has recovered $227 mln from corrupted Operation Car Wash

Electric car is comming, is lithium supply pipeline getting ready enough? - Andy Home

EIA latest report shows U.S. crude and gasoline stocks drop sharply

Russian think tank Vygon Consulting expects oil exports to decline in 2017

S. Arabia reduces stocks on domestic crude tanks: Kemp

Saudis on trial for alleged Iran spying, pipeline plot -media

Less iranian oil to be purchase by indian govt refiners in 2017/18 - oil minister

China oil storage industry new rules are been draft

Trump readies Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defies U.S. threat

Oil steady Thursday after drop in fuel stocks stokes demand hopes

Wednesday, July 19 2017

YPF, Total, BP unit, boost to $1.15 billion joint investment in Vaca Muerta

Saudi Arabia's Ayed al-Qahtani is name as new head of OPEC's research

Brazil ANP seeks comment on proposed oil E&P local content rule

China says to WTO it won't take any more foreign garbage

U.S. Oil companies drilling wells to fast that a well backlog stands in oil market: Kemp

Brazil's Neoenergia power utility still working decision on potential IPO

Poland's Lotos refinery eyes U.S. oil in diversification drive -Puls Biznesu

State of California approve landmark extension to climate policy

Trump to impose sanctions if Venezuela creates illegal Constituent Assembly

Strong gasoline boosts oil price Wednesday, but high OPEC supplies weigh

Tuesday, July 18 2017

Petrobras oil output rises 0.6 pct in June

Mexico to announced later in the week tenders in deepwater basin and other oil Gulf basins

Petrobras beats 2017 oil output goal in first half

Force majeure on Republic of Congo on Djeno crude, Total declares, Nigerian tenders limited

Funds holding for clear sign of oil rebalancing to avoid debacle: Kemp

SBM Offshore, Repsol to get $247 million in Yme platform proyect insurance settlement

Barents Sea oil & gas findings disapointing- Statoil

UK companies listing rules set to change to attract state companies beyond Aramco

China oil refinery throughput close to record in June

Oil 'stuck in range' Tuesday as ample supply meets firm demand

Monday, July 17 2017

S. Arabia on track to tender renewable projects, asks firms to qualify

France need to define scenarios to reduce nuclear to 59 pct by 2025-minister

Trump to change decision on climate accord if a agreed solution is find, France's Macron says -JDD

Oil drilling costs start to rise in U.S. as rig count climbs - Kemp

Top oil funds lead hedge fund losers at half-year mark

Automakers call on China to ease "impossible" electric car rules

Traders shift oil products out of tanks as short-term demand soars

Mexico oil regulator CNH approves force majeure for Renaissance field

U.S. government lower royalty rates in first U.S. oil, gas lease sale

Oil prices edge up Monday on strong China demand, signs of U.S. output slowdown

Friday, July 14 2017

Staatsolie signed Exxon, Hess and Statoil to develop Block 59 in Surinam

UN human rights experts tell Peru to first deal on pollution and locals rights before continue oilfield negociations

PDVSA oil exports to Cuba drop, energy shortages worsen

Global auto producers want China to soften electric car quotas

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says US, Mexico prosperity inextricably tied

U.S. diesel exports find way to Australia via BP

Premier Oil will step up investments in Mexico and Brazil as UK exploration not longer atractive

$2 bln in investment sees Mexico from new onshore oil contracts

Total success in Mexico onshore oil and gas auction spurs output hopes

Oil edges lower on Friday on high fuel inventories, industry efficiency

Thursday, July 13 2017

Brazil's Lula sentenced to nearly 10 years for corruption

Mexico sets Aug pricing formulas for US, European buyers

Petrobras can apply hedge accounting - Brazil's CVM

Oil supply from OPEC is lost in a fog of data: Kemp

Oil market balance, Trinidad & Tobago and Australia projects almost online - BP's Dudley

Statoil expand stake in Brazil licence to 76 pct

China to produce nearly half of new electric car models by 2020 - study

Reuters interview with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Russia could be delivering more forbidden turbines to Crimea: Reuters witnesses

Oil prices dip Thursday as IEA sees waning compliance with OPEC cuts

Wednesday, July 12 2017

Petrobras board approves IPO for fuel distribution unit

Petrobras management and advisors clear of wrongdoing in 2010 share offer

Pemex axes $100 million contract with Odebrecht

AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage market

PDVSA says could seek to renegotiate Oct debt payment

Brazil deep-water can be as profitable as shale - Total CEO

Total can break even at $50 a barrel - Pouyanne

South Korea intelligence officials say North Korea doesn't have ICBM re-entry technology

Petrobras, UTC Engenharia at odds over services contract cancellation

Oil rises $48 Wednesday as API reports drop in U.S. fuel stocks

Tuesday, July 11 2017

Pemex expects active farm-out season in 2018: CEO

PDVSA says guarantees investor security amid uncertainty

Gazprom says possible U.S. sanctions may delay Nord Stream 2

Royal Dutch Shell sees rising investment in renewables

Saudi Aramco CEO sees oil supply shortage as investments and discoveries drop

Total seen with excelent chances to move in on Qatar gas deals

Up to 17 France's nuclear reactors may close by 2025 - Hulot

Tesla Inc. wades into Australia's battle over energy future: Russell

India's IOC buys first ever U.S. crude oil, to step up purchases

Oil steadies on Tuesday but outlook remains weak

Monday, July 10 2017

$60 oil before year-end -Barron's, citing Citi analyst

Russia has competitive edge over U.S. for gas sales to Europe - Putin

Venezuelan crude sales to the U.S lowest in 14 years

Baker Hughes reports U.S. drillers add oil rigs, pace remains slow

Kansas Wolf Creek nuclear facility operator is victim in hacking spree -Bloomberg

Oil price to test U.S. shale profits: Kemp

Petrobras puts all its Paraguay operations for sale

Trader Cargill completes sale of petroleum business to Macquarie

Venezuela marks 100 days of protest with opposition leader out of prison but under house arrest

Oil recovers some losses Monday but market still under pressure

Friday, July 07 2017

Petrobras to sell 70% stake at Maromba oil field, in Campos basin

Brazil's Pré-Sal Petróleo says oil production at Libra to be delayed

Peru to auction former Odebrecht natgas pipeline project in 1st-half 2018

Mexico expects four more oil and gas auctions before by end of 2018

Sale of diesel and gasoline vehicles will end in France by 2040 - Ecology Minister

US is committed to NATO defense, called Russia to end its destabilization of Ukraine

Russia's Energy Minister says global oil pact working, no new steps needed

Long term LNG deal expected by Poland from U.S

Big energy court Qatar for gas expansion role despite crisis

Saudi A. tightens its grip on Japan, its biggest Asian oil market

U.S. natural gas market rebalances as power producers increase coal burning : Kemp

Brazil plans reforms that could privatize the power-sector

Oil prices fall 2 percent Friday on signs market still oversupplied


Thursday, July 06 2017

Brazil on fast track to boost adoption of biofuel mandates -industry group

Braskem faces stock market suspension for failing to submit financials at deadline

Brazil may allow power utility Eletrobras to raise rates at dams impacted by 2012 rules

New Nigeria's national gas policy is approve by cabinet

Diesel market is booming in Asia and draws rare European cargoes

Arab states to deliver verdict on Qatar as compromise elusive

Gazprom to start gas supplies to China via Siberia in Dec. 2019

Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

Take Two for U.S. president Trump in talks with unnerved European allies

Oil recovers Thursday from fall, bond yields regain traction

Wednesday, July 05 2017

Brazil's Renova Energia confirms receiving formal bid from Brookfield

Canada Court orders seizure of oil tanker carrying crude from Iraqi Kurdistan on request from Iraq

Brazil's Petrobras teams up with CNPC to finish petrochemical Comperj unit, paper says

Big oil and global companies have to open up about climate risks - Shell CEO

W. Africa Crude-Nigerian and Angolan July surplus gets smaller

Indian refiners tap spot crude market from Middle East and Russia to feed increased capacity

Oil retreat takes wind out of sails of European stocks rally, M&A in focus

Indian Oil Corp plans to buy N. American sour crude for the first time

Brookfield bid to control Brazil's Renova, sources say

Oil slips Wednesday after eight-session bull run on rising OPEC exports, strong dollar

Tuesday, July 04 2017

Diesel imports in Brazil hit record despite drop in local sales

Delay of methane regulation by Trump administration regulation rejected by court

Oil output in Brazil jumps 4.5 pct in May from April

Angolan crude oil mostly sold, Nigerian surplus remains

GE - Baker Hughes done deal, becomes No. 2 oilfield service provider

WorleyParsons wins contract from Saudi Aramco for offshore facilities and pipes in Marjan oilfield- sources

Into a bear entrapment in oil Hedge Funds walk into: Kemp

Total marks return to Iran with gas field deal

Brazil Energy Ministry opens hearings on power industry revamp for 30 days

Saudi A., allies give Qatar two more days to accept demands

Crude oil prices fall on U.S. holiday after eight days of gains

Monday, July 03 2017

Chilean research scientists produce biodiesel from microalgae

Brazil could pay Petrobras money in 'Transfer of Rights' deal -source

Oil drillers cut rigs for first week in U.S. since January: BH rig count report

Petrobras activities normal despite Brazil strike, executives say

Puerto Rico approves potential bankruptcy for power utility PREPA

U.S. shale oil producers are drilling themselves into a hole: Kemp

Petrobras to review diesel, gasoline prices more frequently

John Wood Group takeover target Amec Foster Wheeler to retain European nuclear business

Atlantic Basin oil on demand by Asia, as buyers prep for winter

China energy consumption is expected to fall, demand may already have peaked - researchers

India crimps Trump's US LNG export aims

Canada's British Columbia government toppled in non-confidence vote

Oil stages longest rally Monday since 2012, OPEC output may cap gains

Friday, Jun 30 2017

Three U.S.-Mexico NuStar pipelines get permits by U.S. -DOS

Brazil's Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA (Cemig) eyes public auction of Light S.A. stake

European gasoline demand by U.S. stalls, casting shadow on demand

Coking coal futures soar as China's import limit stirs supply fears

China to control coal imports, ban in effect at small ports from July 1

The rise of LNG moving ahead, Europe set to be natural gas kingmaker : Russell

OPEC still pockets more dollars despite the production cut and lower prices

Engie says to weather LNG oversupply with long-term deals

Oil prices should be let by OPEC to rebalance the market: Kemp

Crude oil prices firm Friday, set for biggest weekly gain since mid-May









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