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  • Nigeria Makes First Step Away From Oil

    Published 24 November 2017 | viewed 1,065 times

    Nigeria’s state oil company is venturing into renewable fuels with a contract that will see a bioethanol plant built in the state of Kebbi, in…

  • Aramco In Talks With Chinese Petrochemical Producers

    Published 23 November 2017 | viewed 3,124 times

    Aramco is in talks with Chinese petrochemical producers that are building new plants to supply them with crude, a company vice-president told Bloomberg. The talks…

  • Federal Judge Grants Go-Ahead On Keystone XL Lawsuit

    Published 23 November 2017 | viewed 2,382 times

    A group of environmental organizations have claimed an important victory in their battle against the Keystone XL oil pipeline project. A federal judge has granted…

  • Maduro Names Chavez’ Cousin As Citgo Boss

    Published 23 November 2017 | viewed 2,503 times

    Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro appointed the cousin of late Hugo Chavez, Asdrubal Chavez, as the new head of PDVSA’s U.S. refining and marketing business, Citgo.…

  • Dakota Watchdog Warns It Could Revoke Keystone XL Approval

    Published 22 November 2017 | viewed 3,264 times

    South Dakota regulators said they might revoke their approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline project in case they find TransCanada was in breach of…

  • Transneft Warns Urals Oil Quality Reaching Critical Levels

    Published 21 November 2017 | viewed 4,800 times

    The sulfur content of Russia Urals oil exports to Europe will reach a critical level this year and continue to rise in 2018 as more…

  • Whitefish Energy Suspends Work In Puerto Rico

    Published 21 November 2017 | viewed 2,385 times

    Whitefish Energy has suspended all work on Puerto Rico’s electric grid, which it was hired to mend after the devastating hurricane season this year. The…

  • U.S. Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme

    Published 21 November 2017 | viewed 4,044 times

    U.S. authorities have arrested two foreign officials on charges of participating in a large-scale corruption system seeking to secure favorable investment terms for Chinese energy…

  • Iraq Steps In To Offset Falling Venezuela Oil Production

    Published 20 November 2017 | viewed 7,948 times

    As Venezuela’s crude oil production continues to decline, a co-member from OPEC is stepping in to fill the gap, Reuters reports, citing industry and OPEC…

  • ConocoPhillips Sets Price Ceiling For New Projects

    Published 20 November 2017 | viewed 6,758 times

    ConocoPhillips will only invest in new projects that can be profitable at an oil price of below US$50 a barrel, CEO Ryan Lance told the…

  • Iran Prepares To Export LNG To Boost Trade Relations

    Published 17 November 2017 | viewed 4,191 times

    Iran could ship its first export-bound cargo of LNG at the end of 2018, BMI Research said, after a JV between Iran’s Kharg Gas Refining…

  • Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Into Farmland

    Published 17 November 2017 | viewed 6,819 times

    Just days before Nebraska regulators gather to announce their decision on Keystone XL, its older namesake, Keystone, leaked a reported 5,000 barrels of crude oil…

  • Ecuador Seeks To Clear Schlumberger Debt By End-November

    Published 16 November 2017 | viewed 3,744 times

    Ecuador’s state oil company Petroamazonas plans to clear its US$850-million remaining debt to oilfield service giant Schlumberger by the end of this month. The company…

  • Santos Admits It Rejected $7.2B Takeover Bid

    Published 16 November 2017 | viewed 3,495 times

    Australia’s second-largest energy company Santos said it had in August rejected a takeover bid from a private equity-backed company, Harbour Energy. The statement was issued…

  • Russian Hackers Target British Energy Industry

    Published 15 November 2017 | viewed 3,553 times

    Russian hackers have attacked targets from the British energy industry over the last 12 months, the head of the country’s National Cyber Security Center, Ciaran…

  • BP CEO Sees Venezuela As Oil’s Wildcard

    Published 13 November 2017 | viewed 6,028 times

    Venezuela—not the Middle East—is the wild card when it comes to the near future of the oil industry, BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley told CNBC…

  • Iran Denies Involvement In Bahrain Oil Pipeline Blast

    Published 13 November 2017 | viewed 4,973 times

    Tehran has denied that it had anything to do with the blow-up of Bahrain’s biggest oil pipeline that carries crude from Saudi Arabia. In a…

  • New York Listing Unlikely For Aramco IPO

    Published 10 November 2017 | viewed 3,273 times

    Aramco is highly unlikely to list on the New York Stock Exchange, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, told CNBC. The reason:…

  • Energy Majors Team Up To Create New UK Utility Giant

    Published 09 November 2017 | viewed 2,688 times

    UK utility ESS is in a rush to merge its household electricity supply business with German peer Innogy and exit the household power market ahead…

  • Conoco Boasts $40 Per Barrel Breakeven

    Published 09 November 2017 | viewed 4,373 times

    It may sound a bit strange amid rising oil prices that one of the largest oil companies in the world is boasting it can break…

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