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Irina Slav


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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 December 2020 | viewed 22,163 times

    More than 40 oil and gas companies in the United States filed for bankruptcy protection in the first eleven months of this year, according to…

  • Exxon Guyana Well Hits 120,000 Bpd Milestone

    Published 22 December 2020 | viewed 11,270 times

    The Liza-1 well in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana is pumping oil at a rate of 120,000 barrels per day, Exxon has announced, in a…

  • Russian Energy Ministers Tells Biden Not To Disturb Oil Markets

    Published 22 December 2020 | viewed 9,342 times

    Joe Biden’s presidency will hopefully not interfere with OPEC+ actions taken to rebalance oil markets, Russian Deputy Prime Minister and former Energy Minister Alexander Novak…

  • Shell Divests LNG Stake For $2.5 Billion

    Published 21 December 2020 | viewed 9,311 times

    Shell has sold a 26-percent stake in an Australian LNG project to Global Infrastructure Partners for $2.5 billion as part of efforts to reduce the…

  • U.S. Looks To Boost Energy Storage By 525% By 2025

    Published 21 December 2020 | viewed 8,243 times

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  • OPEC+ Plans To Meet More Frequently To Discuss Oil Market Balancing

    Published 21 December 2020 | viewed 2,805 times

    OPEC+ will take a more hands-on approach to global oil markets now that it plans to meet more frequently, Bloomberg has reported, citing the leaders…

  • Cutting-Edge Tech Is The Future Of Emissions Control

    Published 20 December 2020 | viewed 3,078 times

    Methane emissions, especially those from the oil and gas industry, are becoming the new focus of attention for regulators and environmentalists. Tracking and measuring carbon…

  • Coal Consumption Set to Jump In 2021

    Published 18 December 2020 | viewed 20,808 times

    Coal consumption is set for a rebound of 2.6 percent next year as the world’s heavy industry emerges from the pandemic crisis, the International Energy…

  • U.S. Stock Market To See Trading Frenzy As Tesla Joins S&P 500

    Published 18 December 2020 | viewed 1,947 times

    The U.S. stock market could see a burst of trading activity today ahead of Tesla's official addition to the S&P 500 on Monday, the Wall…

  • Why There’s Still Room For Oil To Go Higher

    Published 17 December 2020 | viewed 14,742 times

    Crude oil prices are on the rise again after a short reversal of fortunes prompted by a huge crude oil inventory build reported by the…

  • Putin: Russia Reduces Its Dependence On Oil

    Published 17 December 2020 | viewed 7,243 times

    Russia is successfully weaning itself off oil revenues, President Vladimir Putin said today during an annual end-of-the-year news conference, as quoted by RT. "This means…

  • Oil Industry Needs Whopping $12.6 Trillion In Investments

    Published 17 December 2020 | viewed 11,986 times

    The global oil industry needs some $12.6 trillion in investments through 2045, the secretary-general of OPEC said at a videoconference, adding these investments would be…

  • Offshore Oil’s Dramatic Comeback

    Published 16 December 2020 | viewed 20,079 times

    Smack dab in the middle of an oil price crisis caused by an unprecedented demand loss, Exxon announced the latest in a string of discoveries…

  • Low Oil Prices Force Saudi Arabia To Cut 2021 Budget Plan

    Published 16 December 2020 | viewed 10,654 times

    Saudi Arabia reduced its budget plan for 2021 by 7 percent from this year’s in response to the economic fallout of the pandemic, which pushed…

  • Oil Jumps On Crude Inventory Draw

    Published 16 December 2020 | viewed 24,970 times

    Crude oil prices rose today after the Energy Information Administration reported a crude oil inventory decline of 3.1 million barrels for the week to December…

  • Is It Time For A Correction In Oil Markets?

    Published 15 December 2020 | viewed 20,802 times

    Crude oil prices rose to the highest since early spring after the FDA yesterday gave the green light to the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, with government…

  • Chinese Gas Company Boasts Rising Output

    Published 15 December 2020 | viewed 1,745 times

    A subsidiary of PetroChina has boasted natural gas production of 30 billion cubic meters so far this year, expecting it to hit 31.6 billion cubic…

  • Chinese President Sets Stricter Emissions Targets

    Published 15 December 2020 | viewed 1,330 times

    Xi Jinping, China’s President, this weekend announced more ambitious emissions-cutting targets for the next ten years as well as new targets for renewable energy production,…

  • Goldman Turns Bullish On Oil: Sees $65 Brent In 2021

    Published 15 December 2020 | viewed 32,942 times

    Structural underinvestment in oil and gas will put upward pressure on oil prices, Goldman Sachs’ commodities chief Jeffrey Currie told CNBC this week, commenting on…

  • Asset Managers Are Turning Up The Heat On Energy Companies

    Published 14 December 2020 | viewed 2,946 times

    When Bank of America proclaimed it would no longer finance Arctic oil and gas drilling, it was just the latest in a string of banks…

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