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Russian Watchdog Says Schlumberger-Eurasia Drilling Deal 'Has Big Problems'
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 The acquisition of a 51% stake in Russia's EDC by Schlumberger 'has big problems' in the current political situation.

Philippines Weighs China Energy Deal in Disputed South China Sea
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The Philippines is considering potential ways to jointly develop oil and gas resources with China in a disputed part of the South China Sea, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano.

Protesters Drag Shell Niger Delta Oil Facility Shutdown Into Fifth Day
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Protesters on Tuesday dragged the shutdown of a Shell crude oil facility in the Niger Delta into its fifth day.

Hundreds Of Protesters Storm Shell Oil Facility In Niger Delta
Friday, August 11, 2017 Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta.

Libya's Largest Oil Field 'Back to Normal' After Disruption
Monday, August 07, 2017 Libya's biggest oil field Sharara is 'back to normal' after a disruption caused by protests in the politically fragmented country, the state National Oil Corp. says.

PDVSA Asks Bondholders to Waive Financial Reporting Requirements
Thursday, August 03, 2017 PDVSA is asking bond investors for a temporary waiver from financial reporting requirements because it can't complete the documents on time.

Repsol Says Drilling Suspended On Vietnam Oil Block Disputed By China
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Repsol says it had suspended oil drilling in a block off Vietnam, where the prospecting in South China Sea waters claimed by China had infuriated Beijing and brought Chinese pressure on Vietnam to stop.

Boko Haram Wing Tied To IS Marks Resurgence By Kidnapping Oil Workers
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 A Boko Haram faction with ties to IS and responsible for the kidnapping of a Nigerian oil prospecting team has become a deadly force capable of carrying out highly-organized attacks.

Billionaire Warren Defends Gas Pipeline While Selling Stake
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Billionaire pipeline magnate Kelcy Warren has stepped into the limelight once again - this time, to defend a natural gas line being built across the eastern US.

Fight Over Abandoned Oil Wells in Canada May Go to Top Court
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 A battle over whether energy-company creditors should help pay for cleaning up thousands of abandoned oil wells in Canada may be heading to the country's Supreme Court.

Ambush on Nigeria Oil Team May Hamper Buhari's Recovery Plan
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 An attack by Islamist militants on an oil exploration team in Nigeria's northeast has hurt the government's ambition to find new crude reserves.

Nigeria To Continue Oil Exploration In Lake Chad Basin Despite Kidnapping
Monday, July 31, 2017 Nigerian scientists will continue to search for oil in the restive Lake Chad Basin region despite a kidnapping of some researchers by suspected Boko Haram members.

UN: Saudi-Led Coalition Stops Oil Tankers From Entering Yemen
Thursday, July 27, 2017 A Saudi-led military coalition and the government of Yemen denied four oil tankers access to a Yemeni port last week.

Halliburton To Pay $29.2MM To Settle US Charges Tied To Angola
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Halliburton Co will pay $29.2 million to settle civil charges.

Boko Haram Attack on Oil Team Said to Have Killed 48
Thursday, July 27, 2017 An attack on a Nigerian oil exploration team by Boko Haram militants leave at least 48 people dead.

Russia, EU Bristle At Proposed New US Sanctions On Moscow, Warn Of Action
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Russia warns it was edging closer to retaliation against Washington after the House of Representatives backed new US sanctions on Moscow.

Tullow Plans More Ghana Wells Once Maritime-Border Spat Settled
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Tullow Oil plans to drill more wells off Ghana once a ruling on a border dispute is out of the way.

Nigeria Says Has Rescued Oil Firm Staff Kidnapped By Suspected Boko Haram
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Nigeria's military has rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants.

China Urges Halt To Oil Drilling In Disputed South China Sea
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 China's Foreign Ministry has urged a halt to oil drilling in a disputed part of the South China Sea.

China Backs Joint Energy Development With Philippines In Disputed Sea
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 China's foreign minister says he supports the idea of joint energy ventures with the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea.

IMF Sees Oil Making Up As Much As 4% Of Battered Uganda Economy
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Uganda's new-found oil reserves may account for as much as 4 percent of its economy annually in coming years if managed well, the IMF says.

Neverland Tanker With Disputed Kurdish Oil Reappears Off Malta
Friday, July 21, 2017 The Neverland tanker has reappeared off the coast of Malta after going off radar near Canada on June 30.

Exxon Fined for Russia Sanctions Violations Under Tillerson
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The Treasury Department fined ExxonMobil $2 million for "egregious" violations of sanctions against Russia when now-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was chief executive.

Nigeria Oil Thieves Keep a Lid on Output Even as Bombs Abate
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The continual disruption blighting the impoverished delta region threatens plans to exceed 2 million barrels a day, according to Wood Mackenzie.

US Said to Stymie Japan's Plan to Explore for Russian Oil
Friday, July 14, 2017 A Japanese group's plans to explore for Russian oil with Rosneft PJSC have been stymied by US intervention over sanctions, according to people.

Philippine Official: Drilling For Oil In Disputed Sea May Resume This Year
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Drilling for oil and natural gas on the Reed Bank in the South China Sea may resume before the end of the year, a Philippine energy official says.

Qatargas Asks Suppliers To Set Up Local Offices Amid Arab Boycott
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Qatargas has asked its suppliers to set up local operations in Qatar in an apparent bid to shield the Gulf state from further economic sanctions.

Venezuela's PDVSA Guarantees Investor Security Amid Uncertainty
Monday, July 10, 2017 PDVSA says in a statement it is guaranteeing "legal security" for all foreign companies in the leftist-run nation.

Shell: Qatar LNG Flows Unaffected By Crisis
Monday, July 10, 2017 Qatari exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) remain stable amid ongoing tension.

Cyber Attack Hits Shipper Maersk, Causes Cargo Delays
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Maersk Line, said its computer systems were among those hit by the global Petya cyber attack, causing it problems processing orders and delaying cargoes.

Colombia's Ecopetrol Rubiales Oil Output Hit By Protests
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Ecopetrol has suspended production at some wells in the nation's largest oil field after demonstrators seized the facility.

Maersk Says Global IT Breakdown Caused By Cyber Attack
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 AP Moller-Maersk, which handles one out of seven containers shipped globally, said a cyber attack had caused outages at its computer systems across the world.

Cyber Attack Hits Oil Giant And Banks In Russia And Ukraine
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Rosneft said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted.

Russians Drop Texas Oil Bid, Averting Trump Security Review
Monday, June 26, 2017 LetterOne's L1 Energy unit recently walked away from a deal to buy Texas oil producer over concerns the plan could be rebuffed by the CFIUS.


 
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