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Irina Slav

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  • Rosneft Strikes Oil At New Field In Siberia

    Published 31 July 2020 | viewed 9,321 times

    Rosneft has discovered oil in a new field in Western Siberia, with reserves estimated at 20 million tons of crude oil (146.6 million barrels) and…

  • What’s Holding Geothermal Energy Back?

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  • The World Is Facing A Solar Panel Waste Problem

    Published 30 July 2020 | viewed 56,931 times

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  • Canadian Oil Drilling Forecast Gets Slashed Again

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  • Apache, Total Make New Major Oil Discovery Offshore Suriname

    Published 30 July 2020 | viewed 19,684 times

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  • Is The UK’s Ambitious Plan For 30 Million EVs Feasible?

    Published 29 July 2020 | viewed 5,469 times

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  • Saudi Arabia Books $29-Bln Deficit In Q2

    Published 29 July 2020 | viewed 13,604 times

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  • Oil Rallies On Biggest Crude Inventory Draw Since 2019

    Published 29 July 2020 | viewed 32,612 times

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  • Oil Buyers Profit From A Wave Of Cheap Fuel

    Published 28 July 2020 | viewed 11,151 times

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  • Billionaire Wildcatter Plans Midland Oil Production Expansion

    Published 28 July 2020 | viewed 39,753 times

    Texas, Midland-based driller Endeavor Energy Resources has applied for permits for 11 new wells, the Houston Chronicle’s Sergio Chapa reports, adding that the permit applications…

  • Hyundai Goes All In On EVs

    Published 28 July 2020 | viewed 15,429 times

    South Korea's Hyundai will build two production lines for electric vehicles in 2021 and 2024 to boost its presence in the plug-in EV market, Reuters…

  • Russia Overtakes U.S. In LNG Exports To China

    Published 27 July 2020 | viewed 15,133 times

    Russia exported more LNG to China in June than the United States did, at 396,000 tons versus 340,000 tons, Russia’s Sputnik reports, citing data first quoted…

  • Trump Heads To Texas To Discuss U.S. Energy Dominance

    Published 27 July 2020 | viewed 11,266 times

    President Donald Trump is visiting Texas this week, to raise money for the Republican Party and discuss the country’s energy-dominance agenda with the local oil industry. Trump’s…

  • This Oil Crisis Will Completely Transform The Industry

    Published 26 July 2020 | viewed 26,019 times

    When JP Morgan's EMEA head of oil and gas research said last month that this crisis was fundamentally no different from previous crises, he was…

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    Published 25 July 2020 | viewed 18,496 times

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  • Russian Gas Giant Gazprom To Start Producing Clean Hydrogen

    Published 24 July 2020 | viewed 22,449 times

    Russia’s gas giant Gazprom will start producing “clean”, that is, zero-emission, hydrogen beginning in 2024 under a new government plan to develop a hydrogen economy.…

  • Chinese Oil Giants Sell $56 Billion Worth Of Pipelines

    Published 24 July 2020 | viewed 14,224 times

    Chinese state-owned oil and gas majors have sold pipeline networks worth a total $56 billion as part of a government plan to restructure the nation's…

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