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Port Constraints for Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline May Crimp Oil Exports

May 01, 2024

Logistical constraints at the Port of Vancouver mean waterborne oil exports from the highly anticipated Trans Mountain pipeline expansion due to start up on Wednesday may only be around half what the Canadian government-owned corporation has forecast, traders and shipping sources said.The C$34 billion ($24.82 billion) project to nearly triple the flow of crude from Alberta to Canada's Pacific Coast to 890…

Trans Mountain Pipeline to load 22 Tankers in Vancouver

Jun 12, 2024

Twenty-two oil tankers are scheduled to load this month in Vancouver with crude from the expanded Trans Mountain pipeline, which is running around 80% full with a 'little bit' of spot capacity also being used, a Trans Mountain executive said on Wednesday…

Hengyi Steps Up Fuel Oil Exports from Brunei After Refinery Fire

Jun 11, 2024

China's Hengyi has increased fuel oil exports from its Brunei refinery this month and has delayed loadings of other refined products following a fire at the plant in late May, according to several trade sources and ship-tracking data.The delivery…

U.S. Gulf Coast Imports of Straight-Run Fuel Oil at Record

May 28, 2024

Imports of straight-run fuel oil (SRFO) to the U.S Gulf Coast were set to climb to record levels this month as Mideast and African suppliers ramped up exports and U.S. refiners scrambled for heavy feedstocks, according to data from ship tracker Kpler…

First Oil Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

May 21, 2024

Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first cargo of crude oil from the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline (TMX), ship tracking data showed.Chartered by Canadian oil producer Suncor Energy…

First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

May 20, 2024

Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first cargo of crude oil from the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline (TMX), ship tracking data showed.Chartered by Canadian oil producer Suncor Energy…

Niger PM Says Benin's Oil Export Blockade Violates Accords

May 12, 2024

Niger's Prime Minister Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine said on Saturday that Benin's blockade of Niger's oil exports, imposed in response to a border closure, violated trade agreements between the two countries and with Niger's Chinese partners.Speaking at a press conference in the capital Niamey…

Energy Transfer Eyes Draft EIS for Blue Marlin Project Soon

May 08, 2024

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer expects to receive a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Blue Marlin offshore terminal this quarter, executives said on Wednesday during a quarterly earnings call.Energy Transfer is among several…

Taliban Plan Regional Energy Trade Hub with Russian Oil in Mind

May 02, 2024

The Taliban has agreed with Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to build a logistics hub in western Afghanistan aimed at making the war-torn nation a major logistics point for regional exports, including oil from Russia to South Asia, the country's commerce minister said…

Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

China's Imports of Russian Oil Near Record High

Apr 22, 2024

Russia remained China's top oil supplier in March, data showed on Saturday, as refiners snapped up stranded Sokol shipments.China's imports from Russia, including supplies via pipelines and sea-borne shipments, jumped 12.5% on the year to 10…

US to Reimpose Oil Sanctions on Venezuela

Apr 17, 2024

The Biden administration said it would not renew a license set to expire early on Thursday that had broadly eased Venezuela oil sanctions, moving to reimpose punitive measures in response to President Nicolas Maduro’s failure to meet his election commitments…

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Apr 15, 2024

Russia's seaborne oil product exports fell 4.2% in March from the previous month to 10.178 million metric tons due to unplanned maintenance at refineries and a uel export ban, data from industry sources and Reuters calculations showed.Russia's…

Enterprise Products Gets Port License for Gulf of Mexico Oil Terminal

Apr 10, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners said on Tuesday it had received a deepwater port license for its Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT) in the Gulf of Mexico from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation.The project, located near Freeport, Texas…

US court Upholds License for Deepwater Oil-Export Facility

Apr 04, 2024

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld federal approval of a deepwater oil-export facility planned off the Texas Gulf Coast, saying the proposed Enterprise Products Partners facility had met environmental review criteria.Environmental groups…

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