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Total's CEO Says Will Try To Move Ahead With Iran Gas Project
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Total will try to push ahead with its Iran gas project if the United States decides to impose unilateral sanctions on Teheran.

Venezuela Confirms Discussing Citgo Collateral Swap With Rosneft
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 PDVSA is negotiating to swap Russian oil producer Rosneft's collateral in Venezuelan-owned, Citgo, adding that results are expected 'very soon.'

Venezuela Confirms Discussing Citgo Collateral Swap With Rosneft
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 PDVSA is negotiating to swap Russian oil producer Rosneft's collateral in Venezuelan-owned, Citgo, adding that results are expected 'very soon.'

Engineer: Libya's Sharara Oilfield Still Shut Due To Action By Armed Brigad
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Libya's giant Sharara oilfield remained closed on Tuesday morning, two days after an armed brigade shut it down over salary claims and other demands.

Venezuelans Face Growing Queues To Buy Gasoline
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Venezuelan drivers are facing growing queues to buy gasoline despite having the world's largest oil reserves.

Qatar Says It's Fulfilling Oil and Gas Deals Despite Gulf Crisis
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Qatar says it is fulfilling all of its contracted shipments of oil and gas despite a regional political crisis that led to the severing of ties with some of its neighbors.

Qatar Says It's Fulfilling Oil and Gas Deals Despite Gulf Crisis
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Qatar says it is fulfilling all of its contracted shipments of oil and gas despite a regional political crisis that led to the severing of ties with some of its neighbors.

Venezuela Probing 'Spectacular' Overpricing In Orinoco Oil Contracts
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Venezuela's new chief prosecutor is investigating 'spectacular' overpricing in a dozen contracts in the nation's Orinoco oil belt.

Gazprom Says Sanctions Won't Stop Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 The Nord Stream 2 project to add a second Russian trans-Baltic gas export pipeline will be implemented regardless of how new US sanctions are interpreted, Gazprom says.

Libya's NOC Says Crude Output Down 360,000 Bpd After Oilfields Shut Down
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Libya's crude production has fallen by 360,000 barrels per day after armed brigades blockaded pipelines and closed three oilfields, NOC says.

Ex-Petrobras CEO Bendine Charged With Corruption In Brazil
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Brazilian prosecutors charge Aldemir Bendine, the former chief executive of Petrobras with corruption.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Blast Backlash Hangs Over Drillers as 'Fractivists' Seek Limits
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Two months after a Colorado home exploded near an Anadarko well, the reverberations are still rattling the oil industry, driving down driller shares and raising fears of a regulatory backlash.

ExxonMobil Says Qatar LNG Not Affected By Arab States Tension
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 ExxonMobil says that production and exports of liquefied natural gas from Qatar have not been affected by rising diplomatic tensions in the Middle East.

Norwegian Union Threatens Strike At Statoil, Shell, Eni Pplatforms
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 About 150 oil platform workers would go on strike, potentially disrupting output from several Norwegian fields.

Norwegian Union Threatens Strike At Statoil, Shell, Eni Pplatforms
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 About 150 oil platform workers would go on strike, potentially disrupting output from several Norwegian fields.

Norwegian Union Threatens Strike At Statoil, Shell, Eni Pplatforms
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 About 150 oil platform workers would go on strike, potentially disrupting output from several Norwegian fields.

Maersk Says No Longer Able To Ship Qatar Bound Cargo
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Maersk can no longer transport goods in or out of Qatar after Arab countries imposed restrictions on trade with the tiny Gulf state, the company says.

Oil Bears Can't Look to Libya as Expat Exodus Slows Recovery
Monday, June 05, 2017 With foreign staff of international companies staying away, analysts say Libya's ability to pump more oil will soon reach a limit.

Nigeria To Mediate In Dispute Between Exxon And Labor Unions
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Nigeria's government wants to resolve a labor dispute between ExxonMobil and unions in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, a minister says.

Fuel Shortage Again Hits Oil-rich Venezuela Amid Refinery Woes
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 The waits at gasoline stations heap extra hardship on the nation of 30 million.

Fire Triggered by Suspected Fuel Thieves Kills Four in Mexico
Monday, May 15, 2017 The pipeline has a capacity of 73,000 barrels per day and transports gasoline and diesel from Pemex's Minatitlan oil refinery to Mexico City.

US Oil Firm Cobalt Files For Arbitration Against Angola For $2B
Friday, May 12, 2017 Cobalt said it had filed requests for arbitration seeking more than $2B from Sonangol after the two failed to reach an agreement on license deadline extensions.

US Oil Firm Cobalt Files For Arbitration Against Angola For $2B
Friday, May 12, 2017 Cobalt said it had filed requests for arbitration seeking more than $2B from Sonangol after the two failed to reach an agreement on license deadline extensions.

Mexican Fuel Importers Weigh Risk After Thefts Trigger Bloodbath
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 A gun battle May 3 between soldiers and huachicoleros, the local nickname for fuel thieves, left 11 people dead and many more injured and triggered protests in Puebla, where pipelines are often tapped to steal gasoline.

Austria's OMV Moves Workers In Tunisia Over Gas Field Protests
Thursday, May 04, 2017 OMV has taken around 700 non-essential staff and contractors out of projects in southern Tunisia after protesters demanding jobs threatened to disrupt operations.

Eni Paid No Intermediary, Bribes To Acquire Nigeria Oilfield
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Eni reiterates it had not paid any intermediary or any bribes to acquire the OPL-245 oilfield in Nigeria.

NOC: Libya's Wafa Oil And Gas Field Reopens, Force Majeure Lifted
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Libya's NOC has lifted force majeure on production from the Wafa field after an armed group reopened oil and gas pipelines leading to the Mellitah terminal, the company says.

Colombia's Ecopetrol Restarts Cano-Limon Oil Pipeline After Attacks
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Ecopetrol has restarted the country's second-largest oil pipeline, the Cano-Limon Covenas, after a series of bomb attacks halted movement of crude for seven weeks.

Petrobras Resorts To Top Court To Free Divestment Plan
Friday, March 17, 2017 Petrobras has asked the Supreme Court to lift an injunction obtained by an oil workers' union that froze sales of its assets.