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Irina Slav


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Irina Slav


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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    Published 20 February 2018 | viewed 1,784 times

    The energy industry is racing to reduce emissions from fossil fuels and that trumps the evolution of renewable energy. That’s what BP’s chief executive Robert…

  • Exxon, Total Look To Double Capacity At Shared LNG Project

    Published 20 February 2018 | viewed 2,026 times

    Exxon and Total have agreed to double the export capacity of their LNG project in Papua New Guinea, Oil Search, which is a minority partner…

  • EU Ready To Consider Iran Joining Southern Gas Corridor

    Published 19 February 2018 | viewed 2,723 times

    The European Union is ready to start negotiating Iran’s participation in the Southern Gas Corridor project, the EU’s Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic…

  • Mexico Joins The IEA

    Published 19 February 2018 | viewed 3,421 times

    Mexico has become the 30th member of the International Energy Agency, the latter announced, welcoming its first Latin American member as part of an open-doors…

  • Enbridge Eyes $6.4 Billion In Asset Sale Income

    Published 16 February 2018 | viewed 4,848 times

    Enbridge plans to divest assets worth US$6.4 billion (C$8 billion) this year, which is more than double the company’s initial divestment plan for the period,…

  • Kinder Morgan Gets Green Light On Part Of Trans Mountain Pipeline

    Published 16 February 2018 | viewed 5,643 times

    Canada’s National Energy Board has given Kinder Morgan the go-ahead to start construction work on a tunnel entrance in British Columbia’s Burnaby Mountain that will…

  • Russia, Saudi Arabia Close To Sealing Arctic LNG Deal

    Published 15 February 2018 | viewed 4,496 times

    Saudi Arabia and Russia may finalize an agreement on the Arctic LNG 2 project in June this year or earlier, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said…

  • Saudi Oil Exports To Japan Jump To 35-Year High

    Published 14 February 2018 | viewed 3,204 times

    Japan imported 1.295 million barrels of Saudi oil daily last year, which was a 9.5-percent annual increase and the highest import rate since 1982, Japanese…

  • China, Philippines Working Out South China Sea Oil Exploration

    Published 14 February 2018 | viewed 4,783 times

    China and the Philippines have set up a panel to study ways of resolving their rival claims to parts of the South China Sea that…

  • White House Proposes Sale Of Federal Power Assets

    Published 13 February 2018 | viewed 4,576 times

    The Trump administration has put forth a proposal to Congress to sell assets of federal power companies to state and local entities, or private businesses.…

  • Judge Deals Blow To Biggest Wind Project In U.S.

    Published 13 February 2018 | viewed 7,220 times

    American Electric Power Co.’s Wind Catcher project received a blow from an Oklahoma state judge who said the project failed to prove sufficient need. More…

  • Indian Consortium Snaps Up 10% In Massive UAE Oil Block

    Published 12 February 2018 | viewed 3,502 times

    A consortium involving India’s biggest state oil company ONGC and two smaller companies have bought for US$600 million a 10-percent interest in the Lower Zakum offshore…

  • Baghdad Asks BP To Study Kirkuk Oil Field Development

    Published 12 February 2018 | viewed 3,473 times

    After in January media reported that the Iraqi government had invited BP to carry out a feasibility study on increasing production from the oil fields…

  • Kinder Morgan Accepts B.C. Gauntlet On Trans Mountain

    Published 09 February 2018 | viewed 7,423 times

    British Columbia threw down the gauntlet when its government said it will fight Kinder Morgan using any legal means available to permanently suspend the expansion…

  • Canada Oil Group Tells Alberta, B.C. To Get It Together

    Published 08 February 2018 | viewed 6,140 times

    The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is against the politicization of the conflict between the governments of Alberta and British Columbia concerning the latter’s unwillingness…

  • Petrobras Ready To Sell Troubled US Refinery

    Published 07 February 2018 | viewed 5,621 times

    Petrobras is preparing to launch a tender for its 110,000-bpd refinery in Pasadena, Texas, the company said this week. The facility has become notorious as…

  • Mexico’s Obrador Steps Up Oil Nationalism Rhetoric

    Published 06 February 2018 | viewed 4,615 times

    Not a week after Mexico hosted its latest oil auction, the frontrunner for the next presidency in Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has stepped up…

  • Gulf Of Guinea Pirates Release Oil Tanker Crew

    Published 06 February 2018 | viewed 3,207 times

    Pirates have released the 22-strong crew of the Marine Express tanker, which they captured a few days earlier. The tanker’s owner, Anglo-Eastern, said in a…

  • Tesla Threatens To Pull Out Of Hong Kong Over EV Incentives

    Published 05 February 2018 | viewed 7,739 times

    Tesla is considering curbing its presence in Hong Kong if the city’s authorities don’t start offering EV buyers more incentives, a source close to the…

  • ISIS Tries To Attack Libyan Oilfield

    Published 05 February 2018 | viewed 10,411 times

    Terrorists from the Islamic State have tried to attack the Dhara oilfield, sources from the Libyan National Army told local media. The LNA confronted the…

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