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Irina Slav


Contributor since: 17 Jan 2016

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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  • Reeling From Low Oil Prices, Saudis Look To Freeze Megaprojects

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 25,200 times

    Saudi Arabia will start reviewing a number of multi-billion-dollar infrastructure and development project—remnants from a better past when crude oil prices were in three-digit territory.…

  • BP Well In Alaska Spews Oil, Gas

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 13,121 times

    Just when it was starting to recover from the Deepwater Horizon fallout, BP has had to report another accident, though much smaller in scale: a…

  • Iran Launches New Development Phase For South Pars

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 5,559 times

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced the start of phases 17-21 at its giant offshore South Pars gas field—a development stage worth $20 billion. Rouhani told…

  • Iran Ready To Join OPEC’s Production Cut Extension

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 25,359 times

    Iran, which has been exempted from the OPEC oil production cut agreement closed last November, is now ready to join the initiative as long as…

  • Big Oil Is Set To Disappoint Again With Q1 Results

    Published 16 April 2017 | viewed 12,051 times

    Oil majors will start reporting financial results for the first quarter later this month, prompting the usual flurry of analyst predictions, where some are very…

  • North Sea Oil Output Set For Decline

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 19,431 times

    North Sea crude oil and condensate production will decline by 40,000 bpd next year as fewer new projects come online, according to research from ESAI…

  • Dakota Access To Start Carrying Crude Oil Across State Lines In May

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 8,543 times

    Energy Transfer Partners’ $3.8-billion Dakota Access pipeline will begin carrying crude oil from the Bakken play to Illinois on May 14, the company said in a…

  • Petrobras Reports 2.74M Bpd Daily Output For March

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 10,264 times

    Brazil’s state oil major Petrobras announced that its average daily production last month stood at 2.74 million barrels of oil equivalent, a bit lower than…

  • North Dakota Oil Output Hits 1 Million Bpd

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 9,140 times

    Crude oil production in North Dakota exceeded 1 million barrels daily in February for the first time in three months, but the increase is temporary as…

  • Nigeria On Track To Expand Oil Output Further

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 7,759 times

    As OPEC discusses a six-month extension of the oil production cut agreement that it struck in November, Nigeria plans to continue ramping up its own…

  • Goldman’s $50 Forecast May Prove Bullish

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 27,395 times

    Goldman Sachs is standing by its own base oil price scenario of $50 a barrel, anticipating a stable future for the commodity, with price fluctuations…

  • China Just Became The World’s Top Oil Importer

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 10,504 times

    With a daily import rate of 9.17 million barrels of crude last month, China broke its own previous record and overtook the U.S. as the largest…

  • Can We Expect A Big Draw In Crude Inventories Anytime Soon?

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 27,677 times

    With shale producers adding rigs every week, output is rising and so are stockpiles which weighs on prices and curbs their upward potential, ruining OPEC’s…

  • Conoco Sells Assets For $3 Billion

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 5,863 times

    ConocoPhillips has closed a deal to sell its assets in the San Juan Basin in the Southwestern U.S. to Hilcorp Energy Company for US$3 billion, bring…

  • China Ready To Cut Oil Supplies To North Korea

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 151,938 times

    Beijing’s patience with North Korea is wearing thin as Pyongyang continues to conduct nuclear missile tests. According to a state Chinese media outlet, Huanqui, China…

  • Nigerian Army Destroys 13 Illegal Refineries

    Published 13 April 2017 | viewed 7,235 times

    The Nigerian army said it had destroyed 13 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta – a small portion of the hundreds of such facilities that process…

  • Could Guyana Become The Next Oil Hot Spot?

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 46,846 times

    ExxonMobil last week announced its third successful oil find offshore Guyana – the tiny Latin American country squeezed between Venezuela and Suriname. The Snoek discovery follows…

  • OPEC’s Combined Oil Output Falls Further In March

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 9,656 times

    OPEC members pumped a combined 31.93 million barrels of crude daily last month, down 153,000 bpd from February, the group said in the latest edition of…

  • Saudi Arabia Keeps Asian Oil Export Volumes Unchanged

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 9,124 times

    Saudi Arabia will export full volumes of crude oil to at least three Asian clients next month, sources from the company told Reuters. The move…

  • Oil Prices Slip Despite Draw In Crude, Gasoline Inventories

    Published 12 April 2017 | viewed 23,680 times

    A day after Saudi Arabia said it was willing to join a production cut extension and a day after the American Petroleum Institute estimated U.S.…

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