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Irina Slav

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Irina is a writer for the U.S.-based Divergente LLC consulting firm with over a decade of experience writing on the oil and gas industry.

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  • Is Alberta Suffering From The Oil Curse?

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 5,003 times

    Alberta needs long-term fiscal planning to avoid the adverse effects of oil price swings on the contents of its coffers, outgoing auditor general Merwan Saher…

  • Russia And Iran Hit Back At The Petrodollar

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 12,840 times

    Russia and Iran have launched an oil-for-goods exchange program seeking to eliminate bilateral payments in U.S. dollars and plan to keep it going for five…

  • TransCanada Offers Higher Payments To Keystone XL Landowners

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 3,971 times

    TransCanada will offer landowners along the route of the Nebraska section of its Keystone XL pipeline “incentive payments” in a bid to secure their quick…

  • Exxon, Iraq at Odds on Major Oil Contract

    Published 19 April 2018 | viewed 5,256 times

    An important oil industry contract between Exxon and Iraq could fall through, throwing a wrench in the works of Iraq’s oil industry expansion, Reuters reports,…

  • Will Kinder Morgan Abandon The Trans Mountain Pipeline?

    Published 19 April 2018 | viewed 4,174 times

    Kinder Morgan does not seem very upbeat about the prospects of its US$5.9-billion Trans Mountain pipeline project despite a pledge by the Alberta and federal…

  • China Sets Its Sights On First South American Refinery

    Published 19 April 2018 | viewed 4,031 times

    China could be on the brink entering the refining industry in the Americas if it inks a deal with Brazil’s Petrobras that will see it…

  • Chinese City Picks New Wind Projects With Lottery

    Published 18 April 2018 | viewed 2,372 times

    In most parts of the world there is probably not enough wind power capacity, but in northwestern China there is too much, it seems. As…

  • Two Chevron Employees Arrested In Venezuela

    Published 18 April 2018 | viewed 4,486 times

    Venezuelan intelligence services have arrested two local employees of Chevron, Reuters reports, citing unnamed sources. The reason for the detention has not yet been established.…

  • Alberta’s New Oil Legislation Could Disrupt West Coast Fuel Deliveries

    Published 17 April 2018 | viewed 3,601 times

    Yesterday Alberta’s government launched the latest offensive against neighbor British Columbia by introducing a bill seeking the powers to prioritize oil and fuel shipments with…

  • Australia’s Northern Territory Scraps Fracking Ban

    Published 17 April 2018 | viewed 3,680 times

    Australia’s Northern Territory has removed a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing introduced two years ago while the state’s government assessed the potential impacts of fracking on…

  • Chevron Greenlights Gorgon LNG Expansion

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 4,210 times

    Chevron has said it will drill 11 new wells in the Gorgon and Jansz-Io fields offshore Australia as part of its expansion plan for the…

  • API Urges Trump Not To Bail Out FirstEnergy

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 5,602 times

    In a rare instance of agreement between environmentalists and the oil industry, the American Petroleum Institute last Friday sent a letter to the White House…

  • Trudeau Offers Federal Aid For Trans Mountain

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 3,269 times

    Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered financial aid to Kinder Morgan to make sure the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline gets built…

  • Papua LNG Project Restarts Ahead Of Schedule

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 4,023 times

    Exxon’s Papua New Guinea LNG project has resumed operation two weeks ahead of schedule, the supermajor’s partner in the project, Australian Oil Search, said. The…

  • China Turns Gas Fields Into Storage

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 5,737 times

    China has begun turning depleted gas fields into gas storage facilities to avoid a repeat of this winter’s supply crunch when the cold hit and…

  • Tesla Stock Could Nosedive As Competitors Multiply

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 5,020 times

    Tesla’s share price, currently at over US$300 apiece, could nosedive to as little at US$84 by the end of next year as a flurry of…

  • Tesla’s Model Y To Launch In November 2019

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 8,309 times

    Despite the troubles around the ramp-up of its Model 3 production, Tesla is already eyeing the launch of its next model, the Y, in November…

  • U.S. Oil Producers Ready To Self-Finance

    Published 11 April 2018 | viewed 5,807 times

    A fifth of U.S. crude oil producers are planning to use their cash flow from operations to fund new production expansion, a survey from Haynes…

  • OPEC: Oil Data Needs Further Improvement

    Published 11 April 2018 | viewed 5,007 times

    Two years ago, forecasts about the world’s crude oil demand from the International Energy Agency, the Energy Information Administration, and OPEC diverged by 2 million…

  • Alberta Ready To Buy Trans Mountain Pipeline

    Published 11 April 2018 | viewed 4,350 times

    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley upped the ante on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline by saying the provincial government was prepared to go all the way…

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