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Irina Slav

Irina is a writer for Oilprice.com with over a decade of experience writing on the oil and gas industry.

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    Published 22 August 2021 | viewed 4,495 times

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  • The World’s Newest Oil Countries Are Racing To Exploit Reserves

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  • Big Oil’s Foray Into Renewables Has Completely Changed The Market

    Published 19 August 2021 | viewed 11,835 times

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  • Oil Drilling Activity To Jump In Guyana, Suriname

    Published 19 August 2021 | viewed 2,006 times

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    Published 19 August 2021 | viewed 17,195 times

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  • Another Wave Of COVID Could Dampen Oil Demand

    Published 18 August 2021 | viewed 5,584 times

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  • Oil Jumps As Crude Inventories Fall

    Published 18 August 2021 | viewed 13,434 times

    Crude oil prices climbed higher today after the Energy Information Administration reported an inventory draw of 3.2 million barrels for the week to August 13.…

  • China To Build Massive Green Hydrogen Project

    Published 18 August 2021 | viewed 2,300 times

    China will build a large-scale green hydrogen production site in Inner Mongolia that will utilize a generation capacity of 1.85 GW of solar and 370…

  • Brazil Woos Oil Majors With Low-Carbon Crude Projects

    Published 17 August 2021 | viewed 1,235 times

    Brazil is hoping to attract oil majors to new deepwater projects that would employ low-carbon extraction technology, Reuters has reported, citing country officials. According to…

  • Rising COVID-19 Case Count Disrupt Oil Ports In China

    Published 17 August 2021 | viewed 1,694 times

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  • Big Oil Will Rule The Energy Transition

    Published 16 August 2021 | viewed 9,274 times

    Big Oil and renewables look like polar opposites to many who follow the energy transition from a distance. After all, this transition is a response…

  • What Happens If We Stop Pumping Oil Tomorrow?

    Published 16 August 2021 | viewed 13,095 times

    In a traditionally slow news month such as August, any event of relative significance gets abundant coverage. Yet the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel…

  • New Wave Of COVID-19 Delays Chevron’s Plans To Return To Office

    Published 16 August 2021 | viewed 1,363 times

    The latest wave of Covid-19 infections has delayed Chevron's plans to return employees to offices in California and Texas, Reuters reported this weekend, citing a…

  • Islamic State Attacks Iraqi Oil Field

    Published 16 August 2021 | viewed 5,605 times

    An attack with an explosive device on an oil field in the northern Iraqi region of Kirkuk was blamed on Islamic State militants, according to…

  • What Will The Gas Station Of The Future Look Like?

    Published 15 August 2021 | viewed 2,899 times

    Two-thirds of Americans are interested in electric cars. Sales of EVs hit a record of more than 300,000 in the first half of the year.…

  • What Is Driving The Transformation Of Saudi Aramco?

    Published 14 August 2021 | viewed 6,232 times

    Saudi Aramco is looking for deals that will boost investor confidence in the world’s largest oil company. These deals could include asset sales or supply…

  • Iran Oil Output Falls To 40-year Low In 2020

    Published 13 August 2021 | viewed 7,119 times

    Iran’s crude oil production fell to the lowest in 40 years, according to an updated analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. At less than…

  • Brazil Soon To Become King Of Offshore Oil

    Published 13 August 2021 | viewed 5,120 times

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    Published 12 August 2021 | viewed 7,757 times

    Blue hydrogen, the kind that involves fossil fuels combined with carbon capture, could be worse for the environment than natural gas or even coal, a…

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