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Tesla's “battery day” Could Be Bad News For Cobalt Miners

Tesla's “battery day” Could Be Bad News For Cobalt Miners

Sep 21, 2020 at 12:50 | MINING.com

Elon Musk’s Tesla hosts its annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22,…

CNOOC Begins Production At New Oilfield In South China Sea

CNOOC Begins Production At New Oilfield In South China Sea

Sep 21, 2020 at 12:08 | Charles Kennedy

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) said on Sunday it had started oil production from the Liuhua 16-2 oilfield cluster in the Eastern South China Sea, which is expected…

Norway’s Oil Fund Is Buying Bitcoin

Norway’s Oil Fund Is Buying Bitcoin

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:29 | Charles Kennedy

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund holds close to 600 Bitcoin through a 1.51-percent stake in MicroStrategy—a business intelligence firm that recently made headlines with its Bitcoin buying spree. The amount…

Canadian Miner Wants To Put Date On Sale Of Citgo Parent Company

Canadian Miner Wants To Put Date On Sale Of Citgo Parent Company

Sep 21, 2020 at 09:23 | Irina Slav

Crystallex, the Canadian mining company that years ago won a $1.4-billion arbitration against Venezuela’s PDVSA has urged a district judge to set a date for the sale of U.S. refiner…

U.S. Wants Bankrupt Offshore Drillers To Pick Up The Tab For Abandoned Wells

U.S. Wants Bankrupt Offshore Drillers To Pick Up The Tab For Abandoned Wells

Sep 20, 2020 at 09:58 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The U.S. Department of the Interior is proposing a regulation that will not allow oil producers to avoid picking up their offshore well decommissioning tab when they go bankrupt, the…

UK Energy Firms Could Switch Off EV Chargers As Demand Peaks

UK Energy Firms Could Switch Off EV Chargers As Demand Peaks

Sep 18, 2020 at 14:56 | Charles Kennedy

New rules proposed in the UK could see electricity distributors switching off electric vehicle (EV) chargers at home connected to the smart meter system to prevent grid overloads in…

Pompeo Promotes U.S. Companies To New Oil Nations Guyana, Suriname

Pompeo Promotes U.S. Companies To New Oil Nations Guyana, Suriname

Sep 18, 2020 at 10:40 | Charles Kennedy

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo carried out a promotional campaign for U.S. private companies in Suriname and Guyana, two small but newly famous for their oil wealth South American…

Libya To Lift Force Majeure On Exports Only If Military Exits Oil Facilities

Libya To Lift Force Majeure On Exports Only If Military Exits Oil Facilities

Sep 18, 2020 at 09:27 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) is conditioning lifting the force majeure on the country’s oil exports on the demilitarization of all oil facilities and export terminals, NOC’s chairman Mustafa Sanalla…

UK Car Buyers Aren’t Sold On Electric Vehicles

UK Car Buyers Aren’t Sold On Electric Vehicles

Sep 17, 2020 at 17:29 | Charles Kennedy

A total of 79 percent of UK drivers would consider buying an electric vehicle (EV) or have already purchased one, but 70 percent would prefer to lease an EV for…

Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom Eyes 10% Of Lithium Market By 2030

Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom Eyes 10% Of Lithium Market By 2030

Sep 17, 2020 at 13:34 | MINING.com

Uranium One, a unit of Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy firm Rosatom, plans to begin…

GM Considers Expanding Into Electric-Flying Air-Taxis

GM Considers Expanding Into Electric-Flying Air-Taxis

Sep 17, 2020 at 11:25 | ZeroHedge

Like an elderly man wobbling into a party and trying to fit in with young kids by using "hip new lingo", General Motors - days after seeing its partnership with…

Saudi Oil Exports Rose In July From Record Lows

Saudi Oil Exports Rose In July From Record Lows

Sep 17, 2020 at 10:20 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, saw its crude oil exports rise to 5.734 million barrels per day (bpd) in July, up from a historic low of below 5…

Dakota Access Pipeline To Continue Operating Until End-2020

Dakota Access Pipeline To Continue Operating Until End-2020

Sep 17, 2020 at 09:32 | Irina Slav

The Dakota Access oil pipeline will continue operating at least until the end of the year when a federal court will be ready to rule on a lawsuit demanding that…

Oil Prices Rise On Hurricane, Crude Draw

Oil Prices Rise On Hurricane, Crude Draw

Sep 16, 2020 at 17:27 | Julianne Geiger

Oil prices rose further on Wednesday, with WTI breaking $40 per barrel as Hurricane Sally continues to wreak havoc in the Gulf of Mexico. More than 27% of all offshore…

Saxo Bank: Oil Unlikely To Return Above $50 By Year-End

Saxo Bank: Oil Unlikely To Return Above $50 By Year-End

Sep 16, 2020 at 16:40 | Charles Kennedy

The faltering oil demand recovery and the lack of a COVID-19 vaccine will likely push the oil price recovery to $50 a barrel into 2021, as inventories continue to…

BP’s Oil Trading Business Estimated To Return $2.5 Billion A Year

BP’s Oil Trading Business Estimated To Return $2.5 Billion A Year

Sep 16, 2020 at 14:11 | Charles Kennedy

Supermajor BP likely sees its return on average capital employed in its large oil trading business at around US$2.5 billion annually, according to Bloomberg’s estimates based on the company’s…

Germany Offered U.S. $1.2B To Save Nord Stream 2

Germany Offered U.S. $1.2B To Save Nord Stream 2

Sep 16, 2020 at 13:02 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Germany tried to dissuade the United States from following through on its threat to impose additional sanctions on the Russia-led gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2 by telling the U.S.…

Mining Giant BHP Freezes Executive Salaries

Mining Giant BHP Freezes Executive Salaries

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:31 | MINING.com

Mining giant BHP (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) has frozen the salaries…

BP Plans 20 GW In Renewable Capacity By 2025

BP Plans 20 GW In Renewable Capacity By 2025

Sep 16, 2020 at 10:38 | Charles Kennedy

BP plans to have 20 GW of solar and wind generating capacity in its portfolio by 2025 as part of a strategy announced earlier this year. The strategy would…

Venezuela Prepares To Boost Oil Production With Iranian Help

Venezuela Prepares To Boost Oil Production With Iranian Help

Sep 16, 2020 at 09:38 | Irina Slav

Venezuela is preparing to ramp up its crude oil production using diluents imported from Iran, Reuters reports, citing unnamed sources and company documents. State-owned oil company PDVSA produced just…

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