Oil (General)

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  1. Saudi coalition says it thwarted an attack on an oil tanker by Houthi fighters. Never sure who to believe in all this mess.


  2. Not sure how many members are on board with that, but I think Iraq is probably gung ho for higher oil prices, what with...


  3. Not sure if anyone's been keeping up with Angola post Dos Santos era, but the new president is really going after the former ruling...
      


  4. EIA ups oil growth demand forecast for 2018 by 100,000 bpd. Prices reacting favorably to this and to the expectation that crude oil inventories...


  5. Just read that Libya's Ras Lanuf refinery, which can handle 200,000 bpd, could restart in the second half of this year, feeding the glut...
      


  6. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Maine's senators say the risks of environmental and economic damage outweigh any potential benefits. Last week, the...
      


  7. Protests in Iran, possibility of new sanctions or isolation of that country, are opening speculation about new jump of oil prices on market. But,...
      


  8. So, Exxon is planning to sue several California municipalities for making markedly different statements regarding the environmental risks they face in the lawsuits they filed...
      


  9. Pulau Bukom (Singapur)  is the largest wholly owned Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity. Seventeen men have been arrested...
      


  10. This is significant. They are funding just everything   http://www.france24.com/en/20171212-world-bank-stop-funding-oil-gas-projects-2019-climate
      


  11. Fracking firm Cuadrilla has been given the go-ahead to explore for oil near a West Sussex village that was the site of the UK’s biggest...
      


  12. The Central American nation of Belize, in a move to protect the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, has banned the offshore extraction...
      


  13. NNPC said that its Escravos-Lagos is back up and functioning again after explosion last week.  Still unclear whether the power plants are up yet.  


  14. New study released today shows oil and gas drilling causes birds..  even hardy species, to have fewer chicks.


  15. Per Bloomberg: Oil supertankers are the 'biggest victims' of the OPEC cuts deal. Cargoes from the Middle East to Asia are down, and supertankers...
      


  16. Big money movers are circling over the Aramco IPO, even if it is slow to start. Reports say Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank...
      


  17. Vietnam is trying dozens of executives from its state-owned energy firm for losses incurred. Penalties on the table include death penalty. HARSHEST OF HARSH!


  18. OPEC doesn't think about rising oil production, so the crisis in Venezuela and protests in Iran are not so important in this segment of...
      


  19. Exxon found its sixth oil find off coast of Guyana (6th since 2015). I think Guyana is expected to keep 50% of oil proceeds. Expected...


  20. Saudi Aramco has converted into a joint stock company and this is a pre-step in process for a Saudi IPO. Aramco's IPO will comply...
      


  21. I think this makes 11 of the last 12 weeks for increasing US crude oil production, with the last week of the year being...


  22. UK consulting company IHS has lodged a bid in a public tender launched by Bosnia's Federation in search for a consultant to advise the...
      


  23. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe for OPEC and Russia, courtesy of Bloomberg. I'm sure we'll be seeing a lot more stories like this one and...
      


  24. OPEC's December production is about status quo... overall, that is, according to Bloomberg calculations.  But if it weren't for Venezuela's 50,000 bpd drop from November...


  25. Arizona wildcats football coach fired... just before getting an over $3-million bonus based on some mysterious oil stock bonus. Apparently some anonymous donar gave...


  26. Researching from Rystad Energy is showing how U.S, in 2018. can be world No1 as leading crude oil producer. Since 1975. the U.S. hasn't...
      


  27. Bob Dudley say US shale will have limited efect, and players like Saudi Arabia will have more juice when it comes to market swings....


  28. Poor Ineos. The cause of the pipeline crack is now being investigated. But that's not normal protocol for a crack. So something odd must...


  29. Wondering if we're about to see oilfield services start to charge more for drilling this year because they're the ones who got the short...
      


  30. Demand for Canadian heavy crude will increase as mexico and venezuela struggle to get oil to US refinery market, according to study from Deloitte.