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Energy Transfer Sues Greenpeace Over Dakota Pipeline
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Energy Transfer Partners LP sues Greenpeace and other environmental groups, accusing them of launching an 'eco-terrorism' campaign aimed at blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Ghana, Equatorial Guinea Presidents To Sign LNG Deal
Monday, August 21, 2017 Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import LNG from Equatorial Guinea during his three-day visit.

Meghan O'Sullivan: Renewables Won't End Geopolitics of Energy
Monday, August 21, 2017 In another sign that the age of fossil fuels is waning, the California State Senate has passed a bill to commit the state to use 100% renewable energy for power by 2045.

Lithuania Receives First LNG From The United States
Monday, August 21, 2017 Lithuania received its first spot shipment of LNG from the United States.

Trafigura's Puma Said in Talks to Buy Stake in Pakistan Retailer
Monday, August 21, 2017 Puma Energy BV is considering a plan to invest in Pakistan fuel retailer Admore Gas Pvt., a source says.

Rosneft Seals First Asian Refinery Deal With Essar Oil Purchase
Monday, August 21, 2017 Rosneft and partners close $12.9B-purchase of Essar Oil, giving them a foothold in one of the world's fastest growing oil users.

Sasol Tempers Return Expectations for $11 Billion Project
Monday, August 21, 2017 Sasol lowered estimated returns at its $11 billion Lake Charles chemicals project in the US and said it's disputing a revised tax bill in South Africa.

Sinopec Engineering Arm Taps Asia Petrochemicals Growth
Monday, August 21, 2017 Sinopec Engineering won 17.8 billion yuan ($2.67 billion) of new contracts in the first half.

Norway's Record July Gas Sales Could Lift Statoil Earnings
Friday, August 18, 2017 Norwegian gas sales hit a record July high, which analysts said would deliver strong quarterly earnings for top producer Statoil.

Some Gas With That Sandwich? Convenience Dominates Fuel Market
Friday, August 18, 2017 Now the two models are coming together, combining the strength of fuel brand recognition with new consumer preferences for a broader buying experience.

TANEKO Head: Tatneft To Double TANEKO's Refining Capacity In 2017
Friday, August 18, 2017 Russian mid-sized oil producer Tatneft plans to double the capacity of its TANEKO oil refinery to 14 million tonnes this year, TANEKO says.

Vietnam Crude Oil Imports To Hit Record As Refinery Gets Ready To Start
Friday, August 18, 2017 Vietnam's crude oil imports will soar to record highs in August as the country ramps up fuel refining at a time when local crude output is dwindling.

Dutch Oil Storage Firm Vopak Sees 2017 Profit Down On Lower Occupancy
Friday, August 18, 2017 Vopak says its core profit in 2017 would be lower than last year.

Fire Put Out At Major PetroChina Refinery In Dalian
Thursday, August 17, 2017 A fire broke out at state oil major PetroChina's plant in northeastern China, one of the country's largest refineries.

Smart Gas Tankers Earning More Take Scenic Routes Amid Glut
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Advances in technology mean less of the fuel would end up lost at sea during the journey.

Glencore, Chevron Enter Mexico's Recently Opened Fuel Market
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Chevron and trading firm Glencore announced separate plans to enter Mexico's fuel market.

Glencore To Start Importing Fuel For Mexico In February
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Glencore expects to start importing fuel for Mexico's domestic market in February 2018.

New American Oil Tankers Are Great for Traders, Lousy for Owners
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Once rare American-built oil tankers are now plentiful, changing US gasoline flows and giving shipowners headaches.

JODI: Saudi Arabia Crude Oil Exports Fall Slightly In June
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports in June fell slightly to 6.889 million barrels per day.

Russell: From Leader To Loser: Australia Risks Missing Next LNG Wave
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Should the arrival of the last major piece of kit in Australia's $180 billion LNG spree be a cause for celebration or for a wake?

China's Blue Skies Target May Make for Winter Gas Crunch
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The growing global LNG market will help the country meet any surge in demand this winter, says Liu Ming Hui, executive chairman of China Gas Holdings Ltd.

Saipem to Build Pipelines for Kuwait Refinery Project
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 A unit of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. has awarded Saipem an approximately $850 million contract tied to KOC's Al Zour refinery project.

Gadfly: Energy Transfer Offering Exposes Pipeline Parent Trap
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Investors gave a thumbs up to Energy Transfer Partners LP's decision to raise as much as $1.16 billion by issuing new units.

IOC: Malaysia's Petronas Eyeing Stake In Indian LNG Import Terminal
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Petronas is looking to buy a stake in Indian Oil Corp's Ennore LNG import terminal, the Indian firm's chairman says.

Trump Push for Natural Gas Exports Opposed by Manufacturers
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 President Trump's effort to boost US energy is facing push back from manufacturers who say exporting more natural gas may undercut his 'America First' jobs focus.

Shell Divests Stake in Saudi JV
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Shell has completed the sale of its 50-percent stake in the SADAF petrochemicals joint venture to SABIC, Shell announced Tuesday.

Thai Oil Buys 1 Million Barrels North Sea Crude To Replace Mideast Oil
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Thai Oil PCL has bought 1 million barrels of North Sea Forties crude to be delivered in November

Ecuador's Esmeraldas Refinery In 'Critical' Situation Despite Overhaul
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 The situation at Ecuador's state-run Esmeraldas refinery remains 'critical,' including problems with the catalytic cracking unit.

Woodside Sees Qatar Targeting New LNG Buyers With Supply Surge
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Woodside expects rival Qatar to target the emerging markets of India and Pakistan with a new wave of supply next decade and not cannibalize traditional Asian buyers.

Traders Expect Asia To Import More Venezuelan Crude If US Sanctions Kick In
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Asia would be the biggest beneficiary of any potential sanctions by the United States on Venezuela's oil sector, said traders and analysts.

Big Oil Follows Silicon Valley Into Backing Green Energy Firms
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Major oil companies are joining Silicon Valley in backing energy-technology start-ups, a signal that that those with the deepest pockets in the industry are casting around for a new strategy.

Courts: US EPA Erred In Denying Renewable Fuel Hardship Exemption
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The EPA used too strict of a test when it wrongfully denied Sinclair Oil's request for an exemption from the country's biofuel regulations, a US appeals court rule.

How Elon Musk and Cheap Oil Doomed Push for Another Car Fuel
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The idea was nothing short of revolutionary: convert the nation's millions of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles to run on natural gas instead of gasoline and diesel.

Russell: China's Appetite For Crude Oil May Become Less Voracious
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The sharp slowdown in China's refinery processing in July may be another warning sign that the robust growth in crude oil demand this year in the world's top importer is poised to moderate.

Can Some Nebraska Farmers Kill the Keystone XL Pipeline?
Monday, August 14, 2017 "When I first started this, it was about my house ... I just wanted to protect my home," said Shannon Graves, who owns a hardware store in Polk, Neb. and lives less than 100 yards from the proposed route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Andeavor Unit To Buy Western Refining Logistics For $1.5B
Monday, August 14, 2017 Andeavor Logistics LP said it would buy rival Western Refining Logistics LP for $1.5 billion as it seeks to expand into the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico.

Egypt To Reduce Imports Of LNG To 80 Cargoes In 2017/18 Year
Monday, August 14, 2017 Egypt is planning to import 80 cargoes of LNG during the 2017-18 financial year that began in July, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla told Reuters.

Husky Energy to Buy $435 Mln Wisconsin Refinery
Monday, August 14, 2017 Husky said the deal will boost its refining capacity to 395,000 barrels per day.

Saudi's Sadara Commissions Last Plant of Its Saudi Petchem Complex
Monday, August 14, 2017 TDI is mainly used in the production of flexible polyurethane foam for furniture, mattresses and car seats.

Australia's $180B LNG Megaproject Boom Enters Final Stretch
Monday, August 14, 2017 The last massive component of Australia's $180 billion LNG construction boom arrived, stepping up a race between Shell and Inpex to start chilling gas for export in 2018.

Novum Completes First Sale of Imported Diesel to Mexican Retailer
Monday, August 14, 2017 US-based trading firm Novum Energy said it has completed its first sale of imported ultra-low sulfur diesel to a Mexico-based fuel retailer.

Global LNG: Faltering Supply Prompts Short-Covering Price Rally
Friday, August 11, 2017 Asian spot LNG prices gained ground this week with traders and portfolio players engaged in short-covering.

Silicon Valley Wants to Help You Never Visit a Gas Station Again
Friday, August 11, 2017 For Dana Dwyer, an Oracle Corp. employee and mom, a full tank of gasoline at the end of her workday is something she describes with just two words: 'It's happiness.'

India's Refiners Bet Big On Petrochemicals As Industry Reshapes
Friday, August 11, 2017 India's state oil refiners are planning a $35 billion push into petrochemicals

Threat of Venezuelan Oil Ban Pits Oil Boss Hamm Against Refiners
Friday, August 11, 2017 The prospect of a US blockade of crude oil imports from Venezuela has ignited fierce lobbying in Washington pitting domestic energy producers against refiners that depend on those supplies.

Arctic Ocean Thaw Helps Russian Shipping As Old Ice Blows West
Friday, August 11, 2017 The thinning Russian ice could help liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers.

Distillates To Boost US Refiners' Bottom Line Through Year-End
Friday, August 11, 2017 US refiners are heading into the winter season on their best footing in years.

Venezuela's Citgo Turns to Canada for Oil as Crisis Deepens
Friday, August 11, 2017 Venezuela's oil-supply woes are so dire that its US refineries are turning to Canada for help.

Flood Of Gasoline Supply Heads To US Northeast As Driving Season Ends
Thursday, August 10, 2017 As the US summer driving season winds down, a wave of gasoline barrels is headed for the Northeast market from Europe and the US Gulf Coast.

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