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USA Selling up to 9MM Barrels from Reserve
Tuesday, April 20, 2021The U.S. Department of Energy intends to sell up to nine million barrels of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Historic Oil Glut Almost Gone
Monday, April 19, 2021The unprecedented oil inventory glut that amassed during the coronavirus pandemic is almost gone, underpinning a price recovery that's rescuing producers but vexing consumers.

Pavilion Energy Imports Carbon Neutral LNG Cargo
Monday, April 19, 2021Pavilion Energy Singapore Pte. Ltd. has imported a carbon neutral LNG cargo into Singapore, a first for the company and the country.

GOM Vessel Incident Declared Major Marine Casualty
Friday, April 16, 2021The U.S. Coast Guard revealed Thursday that an incident involving a capsized commercial lift vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has now been declared a major marine casualty.

Newfoundland Crude Taking Rare Voyages
Thursday, April 15, 2021It's an unexpected move prompted by the staggered global demand recovery.

Satellites to Track Emissions at Facility Level
Thursday, April 15, 2021One non-profit plans to make high-emitting methane and CO2 sources publicly visible at the facility level.

West African Oil Slow to Sell
Thursday, April 15, 2021West Africa's oil exports due for loading next month have struggled to sell, due to weak demand from the region’s regular customers in Asia and Europe and tougher competition from rival suppliers.

ADNOC Buys 2 Very Large Crude Carriers
Wednesday, April 14, 2021ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S) has announced the acquisition of two additional Very Large Crude Carriers.

Total Cements Top Africa Position with Uganda Project
Monday, April 12, 2021The production work and export pipeline will draw more than $10 billion of investment.

Tribal Advocate Says USA Won't Shut DAP
Friday, April 09, 2021A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official has told tribal advocates it doesn't plan to announce a shutdown of Energy Transfer LP's Dakota Access oil pipeline during a key court hearing planned for later on Friday.

Europe Gasoline Rockets
Thursday, April 08, 2021As Europeans drive less, the price they're paying for gasoline to power their cars is moving higher as the continent's oil refineries boost exports - but make less - of the fuel.

Chevron Signs LNG Deal with Hokkaido Gas
Wednesday, April 07, 2021Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) signs a deal with Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. for the delivery of liquefied natural gas.

Enbridge CEO Says Line 5 Project Aligns with Biden Plan
Tuesday, April 06, 2021Michigan Governor and Biden ally Gretchen Whitmer opposes the Line 5 tunnel project.

Suez Canal Traffic Briefly Stopped
Tuesday, April 06, 2021Traffic through Egypt's Suez Canal was briefly halted on Tuesday, just two weeks after a giant container ship ran aground and blocked the waterway that's vital for global trade.

Sempra Energy to Sell Infrastructure Unit Stake
Monday, April 05, 2021KKR & Co. agreed to pay $3.37 billion for a 20% stake in a Sempra Energy unit comprising the U.S. company's infrastructure assets.

Suez Canal Backlog Cleared
Monday, April 05, 2021The queue of hundreds of ships that built up around the Suez Canal after the grounding of the Ever Given vessel has been cleared, according to Egyptian authorities.

Biden Plan Gets Mixed Review from Oil Groups
Friday, April 02, 2021Oil groups have issued a mixed review on the Biden administration's infrastructure plan, which was released on Wednesday.

Poll Shows Growing USA Support for Pipelines
Thursday, April 01, 2021A recent AOPL-commissioned poll shows that Americans increasingly hold a positive impression of pipelines.

Texas Bill Would Require Pipelines to Winterize
Wednesday, March 31, 2021It would require the owners of all power generators, transmission lines, natural gas facilities and pipelines to protect their facilities against extreme weather.

NextDecade, Oxy Sign Texas CO2 Storage Deal
Tuesday, March 30, 2021NextDecade Corporation (NASDAQ: NEXT) and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures sign a term sheet for the offtake and permanent storage of CO2 captured from NextDecade's planned Rio Grande LNG project.

Oil Up After Suez Canal Blockage
Wednesday, March 24, 2021Oil rebounded, following a sell-off on Tuesday, as investors assessed the impact of a blockage in the Suez Canal and European manufacturing data beat expectations.

Biden Admin Eyes New Nord Stream 2 Sanctions
Friday, March 19, 2021U.S. lawmakers from both parties have been pressing the Biden administration to take stronger action to stop Gazprom PJSC's project.

Michigan Line 5 Shutdown Would Boost Oil-by-Rail Demand
Wednesday, March 17, 2021Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to revoke an easement that permitted the pipeline to cross the Straits of Mackinac.

Oil and Gas Charter Flight Demand Surging
Wednesday, March 17, 2021A global aircraft charter broker reports that charter flights for oil and gas crews are soaring. PHOTO SOURCE: ACS

UAE Sheikh Lays Claim to Oil US Says is from Iran
Monday, March 15, 2021The U.S. policy of stopping Iran from exporting oil suffered a setback after a United Arab Emirates sheikh laid claim to a cargo that Washington seized and alleged is from the Islamic Republic.

Qatar Ships First UAE Oil Cargo Since Embargo End
Thursday, March 11, 2021Qatar exported what appeared to be its first oil cargo to a Persian Gulf neighbor since the United Arab Emirates and three other countries agreed to restore ties with Doha in January.

OPEC Is Costing Oil Tanker Owners Money
Tuesday, March 09, 2021Times are getting tougher by the day for oil tanker owners.

Gasoline Demand May Be Revving Up in California
Tuesday, March 09, 2021Last week saw physical gasoline in the San Francisco and Los Angeles cash markets both hit their highest level since November 2019.

Texas Output Returning with Caution
Monday, March 08, 2021Texas fuel makers are racing to restore operations knocked out by mid-February's winter storm, but they're also casting a wary eye on market improvements and may be reluctant to come back at full throttle.

LOOP Crude Loadings Swing in Short Time Span
Sunday, March 07, 2021Check out some of the most-viewed downstream-related articles on Rigzone from the past week.

Fuel Demand Fizzles in Key USA Export Markets
Friday, March 05, 2021The havoc that the pandemic is wreaking in Brazil and Mexico is cooling demand for gasoline and diesel in two top markets for U.S. oil refiners.

Average USA Pump Price May Soon Top $3
Thursday, March 04, 2021Pump prices across the United States could exceed $3 a gallon for the first time in six years.

Houthis Claim Strike on Aramco Oil Depot
Thursday, March 04, 2021Yemen's Houthi rebels said they launched missile and drone strikes against a Saudi Arabian oil facility and a military base.

Platts Apologizes to Oil Traders
Thursday, March 04, 2021S&P Global Platts apologized to oil traders for the speed at which it announced an overhaul of a price that underpins a swath of the world's crude oil transactions.

Saudi Aramco and Hyundai Make LPG-for-CO2 Deal
Wednesday, March 03, 2021Carbon dioxide generated from hydrogen production will be used at Aramco oil production facilities.

Kerry Pitches Hydrogen to Oil and Gas Industry
Tuesday, March 02, 2021The U.S. oil and gas industry should embrace "huge opportunities" to produce and transport hydrogen, Biden's climate envoy said Tuesday.

Texas Trucks in Gasoline for First Time Since Harvey
Monday, March 01, 2021Texas is being forced to truck in gasoline from other states.

Gulf Coast Refineries May Need Weeks to Recover
Sunday, February 28, 2021Here is a look back at some of Rigzone's most popular downstream-related articles from the past week.

China Oil Reserves Close to Capacity
Friday, February 26, 2021China's oil stockpiles have risen to around 100 days worth of net imports, making it increasingly challenging to find extra storage tanks and facilities to hold supplies.

Cheniere to Provide Emissions Data to LNG Customers
Friday, February 26, 2021Cheniere Energy (NYSEAmerican: LNG) has announced that it plans to begin providing its LNG customers with greenhouse gas emissions data.

New Postal Delivery Vehicle Omits Natural Gas Option
Thursday, February 25, 2021A common fleet vehicle fuel, natural gas, will not power the US Postal Service's new delivery vehicles. IMAGE SOURCE: USPS

Texas Fuel Outlets Still Dealing with Shortages
Thursday, February 25, 2021One in every seven Texas gas stations is without fuel a week after the historic freeze crippled refineries and trucking.

ADNOC Shipping Arm Buys 6 Very Large Crude Carriers
Thursday, February 25, 2021ADNOC's shipping and maritime logistics arm, ADNOC Logistics & Services, has announced the acquisition of six Very Large Crude Carriers.

Biden Keystone XL Snub Props Up Crude-by-Rail
Wednesday, February 24, 2021Oil exports by rail from Canada have more than tripled since July.

Oxy Expects 40% Unused Pipeline Capacity from Permian
Wednesday, February 24, 2021The company's expected 485,000 bpd of Permian oil equivalent production represents just 60% of its committed pipeline capacity.

Morocco Subsea Project Gets on Fast Track
Wednesday, February 24, 2021The deal will facilitate front-end design, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and operations of the Anchois project.

California Pump Prices Could Hit $4 Soon
Tuesday, February 23, 2021California is beginning to feel the ripples of oil refinery shutdowns in Texas.

Saipem Bags $1.7B Contract with Qatargas
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Saipem has received a letter of award for the development of the North Field Production Sustainability Offshore Project.

Gas Traders Recall Wild Week
Monday, February 22, 2021Spot natural gas price spikes were triggering truly outsized demands.

Arctic Blast Recovery to Command Market Attention
Monday, February 22, 2021Check out this preview of trends to watch this week in the oil and gas markets.