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Fire Breaks 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.

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.

Vietnam's Sole Refinery Plans $84 Million IPO on November 7
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Binh Son Refinery & Petrochemical Co. expects to raise about $84 million during an initial public offering November 7.

Leviathan Partners in Talks to Pipe Gas to Egypt Via Jordan
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Companies developing Israel's largest natural gas reservoir are negotiating an alternative delivery route to key target market Egypt to skirt financial disputes.

Russian Gas Link Offshoot Taps Investors as Sanctions Swirl
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Gascade Gastransport GmbH is in talks with investors to raise money for a new pipeline that will carry more Russian fuel directly to Europe.

S. Korea's GS Caltex Shuts Heavy Oil Upgrading Unit After Fire
Thursday, August 10, 2017 GS Caltex says it has shut a heavy oil upgrading unit after a fire mishap.

Minister: India Set To Unveil New Biofuel Policy In Bid To Cut Imports
Thursday, August 10, 2017 India will soon announce a new policy to promote biofuels as part of efforts by the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases to cut imports of fossil fuels.

Shell Is Said to Aim for Full Restart of Pernis by End of August
Thursday, August 10, 2017 Shell is aiming to return its Pernis refinery to full operations by the end of this month, according to a local resident who was briefed on the matter by the company.

British Columbia Says Will Bar Trans Mountain Work Until Consultations Done
Thursday, August 10, 2017 The government of British Columbia will not allow Kinder Morgan Canada to begin work on public land for its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion until it 'meaningfully' consults aboriginal communities.

Top Oil Buyers Go on Light Crude Diet to Meet Diesel Craving
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 'Diesel demand has been strong in emerging economies,' says Peter Lee, an analyst at BMI Research.

Biggest US Fuel Pipeline Fills Up as East Coast Tanks Drain
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Colonial Pipeline is back to business as usual - with more demand to move fuels to the East Coast from Houston than it has space for.

Pakistan's Skydiving PM Seen Soothing Military, Energy Fears
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Family links to Pakistan's powerful military and a cabinet stint championing the use of LNG will probably help new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi navigate thorny relations.

Gazprom: Opal Pipeline Operating At Full Capacity
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Gazprom said it used the Opal pipeline to full capacity for the first time since a German court lifted a restriction on the company's access last month.

KMGI To Expand Petrol Station Network In Romania, Bulgaria
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 KMG International wants to open more petrol stations in Romania and Bulgaria.

In Rare Eclipse, Gas Sees Its Future as Solar's Backstop
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Natural gas is about to get a glimpse of its future role in the US power mix as solar energy's backup.

Brazil Authorizes Petrobras To Export Idle LNG Cargoes
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Petroleo Brasileiro SA has been authorized to export idle LNG in the spot market.

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