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Russell: China's Natural Gas Output, Imports Surge, Beating Target
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 China is ramping up both imports and domestic production of natural gas.

Libyan Crude Gushes Into Tankers as Nation's Output Accelerates
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Libyan oil shipments are poised to hit the highest in at least three years in the latest sign the North African country is managing to sustain a production revival.

Sources: Pemex Declares Force Majeure On Maya Crude From Pacific Coast
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Pemex has declared force majeure over at least two cargoes of Maya crude to be loaded at its Salina Cruz terminal.

Pipeline Pinch Adds to Oil-Sands Woes as Keystone Wait Drags
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Producers have little choice but to move those extra barrels by train, with costs two to three times higher than pipeline shipping.

Traders Send Most Mideast, US Diesel to Europe This Year
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 The US and Middle East are set to boost supply of fuels such as diesel to Europe to the highest level in at least six months.

EIA: US Crude Stockpiles Edge Higher, Gasoline Draws Down
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 US crude oil inventories edged up last week while gasoline stocks decreased, the EIA says.

Australia's North West Shelf LNG Facility Hit By Karratha Plant Outage
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Work to restart production at Australia's Woodside-operated Karratha Gas Plant, which hosts the North West Shelf liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project, is underway.

China Pumps Cash Into African Floating LNG Projects In Strategic Push
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 China plans to pour almost $7 billion into FLNG projects in Africa.

European Gas Shippers Warn Nord Stream 2 Talks Could Deter Investment
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 European gas transmission operators warn that talks with Russia over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project could create legal uncertainty for future pipeline projects.

Welcome to the Booming Texas Port at Heart of US Oil Sales
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Exports could double by the end of this decade, expanding the importance of Corpus Christi to the domestic industry.

Germany Moves To Crack Down On Vehicle Emissions
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Germany will discuss a national plan to cut pollution from diesel engines and set up a new organization to test vehicles.

Trump Promotes a US Gas Trade With India That Already Exists
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 In promoting trade with India, President Trump suggested that the US is on the verge of signing long-term agreements to send natural gas to the Asian country.

Sources: Poland's PKN And Lithuanian Railways Strike Deal Over Costs
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen and Lithuanian Railways have agreed on new oil product transport fees and to end litigation.

'Bring On More Renewables,' US Regulator Says As Grid Study Looms
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Wind and solar power does not make the US electricity grid less stable, an outgoing federal regulator says.

Wind Power's Big Bet: Turbines Taller Than Skyscrapers
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers.

Cheniere's LNG Market Share Expands as Korea Contract Starts
Monday, June 26, 2017 Cheniere Energy commences a 20-year supply agreement with Korea Gas Corp.

Tanker Firm Frontline Drops DHT Pursuit And Steers Away From Deals
Monday, June 26, 2017 Frontline has abandoned its pursuit of New York-listed rival DHT Holdings and is not working on any alternative acquisitions, Frontline's CEO says.

Rosneft's Sechin Quits Board Of Russian Commodity Exchange SPIMEX
Monday, June 26, 2017 Igor Sechin, the head of Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft, quits the board of SPIMEX.

Lithuania Signs First Deal For US LNG
Monday, June 26, 2017 LDT signs a deal to buy LNG directly from the United States.

US, Colorado Sue PDC Energy, Claiming Clean Air Act Violations
Monday, June 26, 2017 The Trump administration and the state of Colorado sues PDC Energy Inc.

Thirteen EU Nations Back Plan For Talks With Russia Over Gas Pipeline
Monday, June 26, 2017 Thirteen EU nations voiced support for a proposal to empower the bloc's executive to negotiate with Russia over objections to a new Russian gas pipeline to Germany.

Four of Canada's Biggest Banks Are Key Trans Mountain Lenders -Filings
Friday, June 23, 2017 Energy infrastructure projects in Canada have faced opposition from environmental groups and aboriginal communities.

China, India, Japan Hamper Asia Oil Demand Growth
Friday, June 23, 2017 Faltering demand growth in key Asian crude importers is further hampering efforts to restore market balance.

Kemp: Cheaper Gasoline Should Give Limited Boost to US Fuel Consumption
Friday, June 23, 2017 Gasoline consumption depends on the volume of traffic and the average fuel-economy of the cars on the road.

S.Korea's KOGAS To Receive First LNG Cargo Under Contract With US Exporter
Friday, June 23, 2017 Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) will early next month receive its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo under a long-term supply deal with U.S. exporter Cheniere Energy.

Petrobras Revives Plan for IPO of Fuel Distribution Unit
Friday, June 23, 2017 Petrobras' CEO said the company is reviving an initial public offering of its fuel distribution unit to cut its debt.

Russia's Novatek Aims Topple Qatar from LNG Top Spot
Friday, June 23, 2017 Qatar and Russia have long been rivals in global gas markets.

Kemp: Oil Market Flashes Warning About Stock Levels in 2018
Friday, June 23, 2017 The emergence of a large contango implies many hedgers and speculators now expect stocks to remain higher than before.

Mexico's Pemex Sees Restart of Salina Cruz Refinery on July 30
Friday, June 23, 2017 The Pacific coast refinery is Mexico's biggest, with a daily processing capacity of 330,000 barrels of crude oil.

Gazprom Smells Opportunity as UK's Biggest Gas Store Shuts
Friday, June 23, 2017 While Britain's import needs are mostly met by Norway, it also receives Russian fuel indirectly through pipelines.

Rebel Bomb Attack Halts Colombia's Cano Limon Crude Pipeline
Thursday, June 22, 2017 A bomb attack over the weekend by the Marxist ELN rebels has halted the flow of crude along Colombia's Cano-Limon Covenas pipeline, sources say.

Braskem To Invest $675MM In 6th US-Based Polypropylene Plant
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Braskem will invest $675 million to build a sixth US-based polypropylene-production plant.

Dakota Access Builder Now Bungling $4.2 Billion Pipeline in Ohio
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Energy Transfer Partners LP is making a mess of its biggest project since the Dakota Access pipeline.

Russia's Gazprom Sees Turkish Stream Pipeline Cost At $6B
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Gazprom estimates the cost of building two lines of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline at $6 billion.

Russia's Gazprom Says Resolves Issue With Gas Supplies To Poland
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Gazprom says a technical issue that caused poor quality gas to be delivered to Poland via the Yamal pipeline had been resolved.

Russia's Rosneft Works On New Strategy, Plans To Hike Dividends
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Igor Sechin says the company is working on a new strategy to counter the challenges of the global oil market and plans to pay higher 2017 dividends.

Demand To Ship Gasoline On Top US Pipeline At 6-Year Low
Thursday, June 22, 2017 The operator of the biggest US fuel pipeline system says demand to transport gasoline to the country's populous northeast is the weakest in years.

Protest-Hit Ethiopia Region Plans Oil Company To Calm Unrest
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 A central Ethiopian region that's seen almost two years of sporadic anti-government protests is planning a new private oil company and is in talks to import Middle Eastern crude.

CB&I Says Its US Gulf Coast 'Winning Streak' Continues
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 CB&I has won an approximately $40 million contract from DuPont.

IEA: Rapid Nuclear Decommissioning Threats Climate Targets
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Decommissioning nuclear plants in Europe and North America from 2020 threatens global plans to cut carbon emissions unless governments build new nuclear plants or expand the use of renewables.

Fuel Oil Margins Rise To 5-Year High, Potential Boon For Simple Refiners
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Fuel oil profit margins have surged to their highest in more than five years on lower supplies and rising demand from electric power generators.

Mexico Seen Importing More US Gasoline With Top Refinery Out
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Mexico is expected to increase imports from the US with Pemex's biggest refinery out of service for at least two weeks.

Nigerian Fuel Retailer Nipco Launches $16MM Offer For Mobil Oil Shares
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Nipco launches a $16 million offer for the shares it needs to take its stake in Mobil Oil to 70% to comply with Nigerian takeover rules.

NNPC: Indonesian Firm Interested In Building Crude Oil Refinery In Nigeria
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 PT Intim Perkasa has expressed an interest in building a refinery in Nigeria, the West African country's state oil company says.

Venezuela's PDVSA Says Cardon Refinery Cracker Working Normally
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The catalytic cracking unit at Venezuela's 310,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Cardon refinery is now working normally.

Democratic Lawmakers Raise Pressure On EPA Over Icahn's Biofuels Role
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 US Democratic lawmakers asked EPA head Scott Pruitt to disclose procedures to prevent billionaire Carl Icahn from influencing US biofuels policy.

Britain's Reliance On Imported Gas To Jump As Giant Storage Site Axed
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Britain is set to lose its largest natural gas storage site, increasing the country's reliance on imported energy, after Centrica said it would close its ageing Rough facility.

Creating a Refinery of the Future with the Internet of Things
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 HPE and Texmark Chemicals team up to create a new standard in factory efficiency and safety.

Private Producer Aims To Ship Baltic's First Russian LNG Before Gazprom
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 LNG Gorskaya launches a project to become the first LNG exporter from Russia's European coast.

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