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Ineos Considers Shifting Grangemouth Work Due To Forties Outage -Sources
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Ineos may bring forward maintenance work at its Grangemouth refinery in Scotland due to the unplanned outage at its Forties North Sea crude pipeline.

Russian Gas Transit Va Ukraine Falls 23% After Austria Hub Blast
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Russian gas transit through Ukraine dropped 23% in the wake of an explosion at Austria's Baumgarten gas hub.

Deadly Blast At Austrian Pipeline Hub Slashes Gas Flow To Italy
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 An explosion and fire that ripped through Austria's main gas pipeline hub kills one and injures 21.

Russia Aims To Win 15-20% Of Global LNG Market - Novatek CEO
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Russia's government has set a target of winning between 15 and 20 percent of the global market for liquefied natural gas.

After Europe's Gas Market Disasters, LNG May Come to the Rescue
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 After all the craziness in Europe's gas markets this week, some relief supplies may already be on their way from deep in the Russian Arctic.

Ineos Says Grangemouth Oil Refinery Running Amid Forties Pipeline Closure
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Scotland's 200,000 bpd Grangemouth oil refinery has enough crude to keep running.

UK Forties Oil Pipeline Cuts Flow After Leak, Kinneil Issue
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Oil flow along the UK's Forties oil pipeline which carries the crude that usually sets the global Brent benchmark has been reduced.

European Oil Margins Sink, But Traders Expect Recovery In 1Q 2018
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Benchmark European oil refining margins sink to a 15-month low.

Report: LNG Project Sanction Uptick in 2018
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 There will be an uptick in the number and capacity of LNG projects sanctioned in 2018, according to a new report.

Russia Starts Up Second LNG Plant In Remote Arctic
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Russia starts production at its second liquefied natural gas plant, Yamal LNG, with the aim of shipping the first cargo on Dec. 8 from the remote Arctic port of Sabetta.

Engie Plans To Go Green Via Biogas And Renewable Hydrogen
Monday, December 04, 2017 Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100% green, its chief executive says.

Denmark Passes Law That Could Ban Russian Pipeline Going Through Its Waters
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Denmark passes a law that could allow it to ban Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from going through its waters on grounds of security or foreign policy.

Total Starts Up Antwerp Refinery And Petrochem Complex After Upgrade
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Total says that production had resumed gradually at its 338,000 barrels-per-day refinery and petrochemical platform in Antwerp.

Exxon Says $1B Antwerp Clean Fuels Unit Will Be Running By Mid-2018
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 ExxonMobil expects a new $1 billion fuel upgrading unit at its Antwerp refinery to be fully operational in the first half of next year, the company says.

Poland To Expand Oil Pipelines As It Diversifies Supplies
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Poland's government approves a plan to build more pipelines to help Warsaw.

Plan Underway to Subdue Russian Gas With German LNG Terminal
Monday, November 27, 2017 The old trading city of Hamburg in northwest Germany will soon become the center for a drive in Europe's biggest economy to diversify natural gas imports.

Italy Prosecutors Probe Eni For Tax Evasion At Refineries
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Italian authorities are investigating oil major Eni for alleged tax evasion.

Poland's PGNiG Signs First Mid-Term Deal For LNG Supplies From US
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 PGNiG signs its first mid-term deal for LNG deliveries from the United States.

Shell, Bio-Bean Power London Buses with Coffee Ground Biofuel
Monday, November 20, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell plc and Bio-Bean team up to help power London buses with a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.

Russia's Rosneft Signs Oil Supply Deal With Greece's Motor Oil
Monday, November 20, 2017 Rosneft and Greece's Motor Oil Hellas Corinth Refineries have signed a deal on mutual supplies of crude oil and oil products.

Romania Closes One Case Against Russia's Lukoil, Related Trial Still On
Friday, November 17, 2017 Romanian prosecutors have decided to close a criminal case against Russia's Petrotel Lukoil refinery.

Birth of Another LNG Giant Shows Majors' Edge Over Traders
Monday, November 13, 2017 Total's billion-dollar deal to buy LNG assets from Engie SA shows how much size matters in the industry.

Shipping Firm CMA CGM Chooses LNG To Power New Vessels
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 CMA CGM says that it would use LNG to power nine extra-large vessels it has ordered.

Shell Looks Beyond Road Fuels to Secure Future of Refining
Monday, November 06, 2017 Shell has in recent years transformed its downstream business.

Influx of LNG Seen Benefiting European Gas Producers
Friday, November 03, 2017 Surging imports to Europe of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are driving down prices.

Report: Quarter Of Oil Refineries Risk Closure Under Climate Goals
Thursday, November 02, 2017 A quarter of the world's oil refineries risk closure by 2035 if governments meet targets to limit fossil fuel burning.

One Worker Dies In Fire At Russia's Yaroslavl Oil Refinery
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 One worker has died and another was injured when a crude oil distillation unit at an oil refinery in the Russian city of Yaroslavl caught fire, the refinery says.

Poland's PKN Receives First US Crude Oil Shipment‍​
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 PKN Orlen has received its first shipment after the US lifted a long-standing embargo on oil exports.

Petrochemicals Group Ineos to Buy British Fashion Brand Belstaff
Monday, October 30, 2017 It's the latest off-beat project by Ineos's billionaire founder Jim Ratcliffe.

Slovakia, Hungary Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Eastring Gas Pipeline
Monday, October 30, 2017 The planned Eastring gas pipeline reportedly would help to loosen Russia's supply hold on southeastern Europe.

A Chilled 'Thank You': Russia to Send China First Arctic LNG
Friday, October 27, 2017 Russia's Yamal LNG plans to send its debut cargo to China as thanks for its support.

Russian Tender Award Stokes Fresh Asian Price Rally
Friday, October 27, 2017 Asian spot LNG prices rose this week after a tender award from a Russian export plant set a bullish tone, reversing losses from earlier in the week.

Polish Refiner Lotos' M&A Plans Could Hit Dividend
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Lotos wants to buy local petrol stations and foreign oil deposits to strengthen its position in the market.

Big Oil Is Investing Billions to Gain a Foothold in Clean Energy
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 The world's biggest oil companies are closing more clean energy deals as pressure to diversify their businesses mounts and growth accelerates among green technologies.

Total's Pouyanne Says Company in Talks to Buy Engie LNG Assets
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Total is in discussions about buying liquefied natural gas assets from former French gas monopoly Engie.

UBS, Caisse des Depots Sell Stake In Norway's Gas Pipeline Network
Monday, October 23, 2017 Bank UBS and France's Caisse des Depots have sold their stake in Norway's offshore gas pipeline system.

Juncker: No EU Unity For Russia Nord Stream 2 Talks
Thursday, October 19, 2017 The European Commission says that despite a lack of unity among member states over Russia's plans for a new gas pipeline to Germany, it would press ahead.

Russia's Novatek Says Yamal LNG Seen Expanding By 1 Million Tonnes
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Novatek plans to expand the Yamal LNG project by one more train.

CEO: MET International Plans To Boost LNG Trades In 2018
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 MET International AG plans to boost its LNG trades in Europe next year.

Slowing Demand Growth to Push Big Oil From Cars to Chemicals
Monday, October 16, 2017 Global oil demand growth will slow to a crawl and gasoline use will peak within the next decade, prompting companies to accelerate the shift to natural gas and chemicals, according to WoodMac.

OMV Flags Higher 3Q Margins, Kurdistan Windfall
Friday, October 13, 2017 OMV says its refining margin rose to $7.04 per barrel in the third quarter.

Court Rejects PGniG's Attempt To Limit Gazprom's Use Of Opal Pipeline
Friday, October 13, 2017 A German court confirmed it had rejected a request by Polish energy company PGniG and its German subsidiary.

Greek Firm Gastrade Signs LNG Deal With State-Owned DEPA
Thursday, October 12, 2017 DEPA signs a cooperation agreement with natural gas company Gastrade to participate in the development of a liquified natural gas terminal.

Shrinking Europe Oil Glut Gets Even Smaller After US Hurricane
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 If you want to see how the oil market's re-balancing, just take a look at Europe's storage tanks.

Europe's Natural Gas Traders Have a Bone to Pick With Italy
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Italy is looking to shed its status as one of Europe's most expensive gas markets, but the way it plans to do so has riled traders.

Jacobs Signs Sulfur Recovery Tech Deal with Shell-Pique's JV
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Paquell gains access to biological process that converts mercaptans, H2S into sulfur, says Jacobs.

Wood Group Wins Total Refinery Maintenance Contract
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 John Wood Group says it won a multi-million dollar contract from Total.

Customs: Russia's Yamal LNG To Ship First Two LNG Cargoes In November
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 The Russian Yamal LNG project will ship the first two cargoes of liquefied natural gas in November.

Total, Eni, Statoil Seek Buyers for N. Sea Teesside Terminal -Sources
Monday, October 09, 2017 The sale is run jointly by investment bank Rothschild and may fetch as much as $400 million, according to the sources.

Shell, Varo End Talks on Germany Refinery Stake Sale
Friday, October 06, 2017 The two companies said last December that they had entered advanced talks on the stake sale, but the negotiations have been "discontinued", a spokeswoman for Varo told Reuters.