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Irina Slav

Oilprice.com

Contributor since: 17 Jan 2016

Irina Slav

Biography

Irina is a writer for the U.S.-based Divergente LLC consulting firm with over a decade of experience writing on the oil and gas industry.

Latest news from Irina

  • Japan Court Slams Tepco With Fukushima Damages Bill

    Published 22 September 2017 | viewed 4,794 times

    The Chiba District Court in Japan has ordered Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, or Tepco, to pay damages to a group of Fukushima prefecture residents…

  • Total Joins Chevron In Gulf Of Mexico Development

    Published 22 September 2017 | viewed 3,532 times

    French Total has expanded its presence in the Gulf of Mexico by closing a farm-in agreement with Chevron for the development of seven prospects covering…

  • Goldman Chief Urges Riyadh To Get Vision 2030 Going

    Published 22 September 2017 | viewed 2,698 times

    Goldman Sachs’ chief executive, Lloyd Blankfein, has urged Saudi Arabia to pursue faster progress on its Vision 2030 economic diversification program. Speaking at the Bloomberg…

  • Peruvian Villagers Shut Down 50 Oil Wells In Protest

    Published 21 September 2017 | viewed 3,202 times

    Villagers in the Peru Amazon have shut down 50 oil wells in protest against the negotiations of a new oil field development contract between Lima…

  • Bay Area Sues Big Oil For Billions

    Published 21 September 2017 | viewed 4,052 times

    The cities of San Francisco and Oakland have filed lawsuits against Chevron, Exxon, ConocoPhillips, BP, and Shell for the effect of their activities on climate…

  • Has The EIA Been Overestimating Oil Production?

    Published 20 September 2017 | viewed 13,456 times

    The Energy Information Administration is overestimating U.S. crude oil production, Continental Resource’s chief executive Harold Hamm said today in an interview with Fox Business. Hamm…

  • Gulf Keystone Plans Further Oil Output Increase In Kurdistan

    Published 19 September 2017 | viewed 3,581 times

    Independent E&P Gulf Keystone, whose operations are concentrated in Kurdistan, said it has enough cash flow to invest in further crude oil output production in…

  • Venezuela’s Crisis Deepens As Hurricane Approaches

    Published 19 September 2017 | viewed 8,225 times

    Oil traders have started to divert fuel shipments from their original destination in Venezuela as Hurricane Maria approaches the Caribbean, Reuters vessel tracking data has…

  • Tension Rises In Oil-Rich Kurdistan

    Published 19 September 2017 | viewed 3,686 times

    Ethnic tensions are heating up in Kirkuk, the center of northern Iraq’s oil industry, ahead of an independence referendum that the Kurdistan Regional Government has…

  • Iran Eyes US$60B In Renewables Revenue By 2023

    Published 18 September 2017 | viewed 3,844 times

    Less than two years after it returned to the international oil markets, Iran is quick to embrace the alternative of oil: renewable energy sources. The…

  • Shell To Restart Major Oil Refinery

    Published 18 September 2017 | viewed 6,255 times

    Shell is set to restart its 325,700-bpd Deer Park refinery in Texas, after shutting it down for three weeks during and after Hurricane Harvey’s sweep…

  • China Cracks Down Oil Smuggling Network

    Published 15 September 2017 | viewed 3,464 times

    Chinese authorities have busted an oil smuggling group in the Fujian Province, in eastern China, that has since the start of the year smuggled fuel…

  • Aramco IPO Remains On Track, Company Says

    Published 15 September 2017 | viewed 2,093 times

    Aramco’s initial public offering remains on track for next year, the company told UAE’s The National in an email, following a report that suggested the…

  • South Korea To Begin Phasing Out Nuclear Plants

    Published 15 September 2017 | viewed 3,195 times

    South Korea is eyeing independence from nuclear energy, to be implemented gradually over the next six decades, as it seeks to switch to safer clean…

  • BP Extends Monumental Azeri Oil Field Contract Until 2050

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 3,289 times

    A BP-led consortium today inked an extension to its production sharing agreement with the Azeri government for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil field group…

  • Venezuela Suspends Trade In U.S. Dollars

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 8,849 times

    Venezuela has told oil traders it will no longer accept or offer U.S. dollars in payment for crude oil and fuels, the Wall Street Journal…

  • The Biggest IPO In History To Be Delayed

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 4,808 times

    What’s been dubbed the biggest IPO in history, Saudi Aramco’s 5-percent listing, could take place later than initially planned, sources familiar with the deal told…

  • Alberta Wildfires Shut Down 24 Shell Gas Wells

    Published 13 September 2017 | viewed 4,020 times

    Wildfires raging in southwestern Alberta have prompted Shell to shut down 24 natural gas wells and pipelines around them, Canadian media reported, adding that other…

  • Mexico’s Biggest Refinery Will Take A Month To Restart

    Published 13 September 2017 | viewed 4,198 times

    The largest crude oil refinery in Mexico, Salina Cruz, will take between three and four weeks to bring back online after the magnitude-8 earthquake that…

  • Norway’s Pro-Oil Government Wins Re-Election

    Published 12 September 2017 | viewed 2,682 times

    The Conservative ruling party of Norway yesterday won re-election for the first time since 1985, in a vote where oil policies took center stage, as…

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