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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…

Asia Crude Imports Surge as China, India Snap Up Russian Oil

Mar 28, 2024

Asia's imports of crude oil are expected to rise to the highest in 10 months as heavyweights China and India lifted arrivals from Russia, but impending maintenance schedules and rising prices mean such levels may not be sustained.The world's top importing region is forecast to see arrivals of 27…

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Mar 01, 2024

Imports of fuel oil bound for the U.S. Gulf Coast fell to a five-year low last month as refiners ran more cheap, heavy Canadian crude and geopolitical tensions in the Middle East pressured fuel oil flows.Fuel oil deliveries to the Gulf Coast dwindled in February to just 318…

Venezuela Oil Exports Rising, but Shipping Delays Persist

Mar 01, 2024

Venezuela's oil exports slightly increased in February to some 670,000 barrels per day (bpd), but ongoing shipping delays worsened a bottleneck of tankers waiting to load, according to documents and vessel monitoring data.State-run oil firm…

Oil Production, Chinese Buying Buoys Brazil Crude Exports 19%

Feb 14, 2024

“The reshaping of global crude tanker markets continued in 2023. In 2022, sanctions shifted Russia’s exports from Europe to Asia while OPEC production cuts in 2023 increased the Americas’ share of exports. Brazil’s oil production increased by…

Exxon, Enbridge Sued by Competitor

Feb 13, 2024

Exxon and Canada-based crude pipeline operator Enbridge were sued in Illinois federal court on Tuesday over claims they barred a competitor from building a terminal to ship oil by barge from the Chicago area to refineries in the Midwest and Gulf of Mexico…

Russian Oil Facilities Hit by Drone Attacks, Fires

Jan 29, 2024

Russia energy infrastructure has been hit by drone attacks and fires in the past month, adding to uncertainty in global oil and gas markets already rocked by the conflict in the Middle East.Russia and Ukraine have targeted each other's energy…

Russia Eases Harsh Weather Restrictions to Boost Oil Exports

Jan 29, 2024

Russian ports are operating during more severe storms and easing restrictions for non ice-class vessels during winter, traders said and regulations showed, in an attempt to boost exports following disruptions from Western sanctions and harsh weather…

Guinea to Replace Blast-hit Oil Terminal

Jan 25, 2024

Guinea is studying proposals to build a new oil terminal in the capital Conakry within the next six to 12 months following an explosion in December that severely damaged its main storage facility, an advisor to the prime minister said on Thursday…

India to Become Main Driver of Incremental Oil Use by 2030

Jan 23, 2024

India's petroleum consumption climbed to a new record last year and the country is on course to overtake China as the primary driver of incremental oil consumption before 2030.Urbanisation, industrialisation and the growth of the middle class…

Russia's Ust-Luga Port Continues Crude, Fuel Exports While Novatek Terminal Shut

Jan 23, 2024

The Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga was exporting crude oil and fuel on Tuesday apart from at Novatek's terminal which remained closed after being damaged by fire, according to data from LSEG and industry sources.Novatek said on Sunday it had been…

Oil Loadings Resume from Russia's Port of Novorossiisk After Storm

Dec 28, 2023

Oil loadings from Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have resumed after being suspended due to a storm on Dec. 27, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.The port will likely be able to ship all the crude volumes scheduled for December…

Record Output, Tax Dodge Pushes Up Crude Exports from US Gulf Coast

Dec 18, 2023

Oil is flooding out of Texas in the final weeks of 2023, as traders find outlets abroad for record U.S. production and dodge a hefty year-end tax bill on their inventories.U.S. crude exports, nearly all of which leave from the U.S. Gulf coast…

Bangladesh Puts to use China-built Crude Oil Offloading Facility

Dec 08, 2023

Bangladesh started in recent days a large crude oil receiving and offloading facility built by China that allows the south Asian oil importer to significantly reduce the cost of shipping in crude oil.The single-point mooring facility at Chattogram port last Sunday offloaded 82…

OPEC+ Prepares for 2024 Demand Uncertainty

Nov 30, 2023

Speaking after the November 30 OPEC+ meeting, Ann-Louise Hittle, vice president, Macro Oils, at Wood Mackenzie, said: “The decision by OPEC+ to continue with its previously announced production cuts and Saudi/Russia to extend their voluntary production cuts to the end of Q1 2024 is not a surprise…

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