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GeoLOGIC Acquires TOP Analysis

Aug 26, 2019

Canada's geoLOGIC systems announced that it has purchased TOP Analysis, a provider of Canadian thermal oilsands critical information & competitive intelligence through  an easy to use SaaS platform available to all disciplines.'TOP Analysis…

Saudi Aramco, World’s Most Profitable Co, Again

Aug 15, 2019

Saudi Aramco announced that its net income was $46.9 billion for the first half 2019, compared to $53.0 billion for the same period last year.  That easily outstripped corporate titans such as Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and other big oil producers…

DHT and Heidmar Halt New Bookings to Mid-East Gulf

Jun 13, 2019

Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Mid-East Gulf, three ship brokers said, following suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.DHT has a large fleet of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and Heidmar has a wide range of oil tankers…

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Jun 13, 2019

Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies.The Front Altair, carrying petrochemical feedstock…

Volatility Hits Tanker Market: Concordia

Apr 26, 2019

The tanker shipping market continued to be volatile during the first quarter of 2019, but at a higher level than in the corresponding quarter the previous year, said Concordia Maritime.After the sharp rise at the end of 2018, some tanker market segments have now slowed down again…

BIMCO: US Seaborne Crude Oil Exports Hit Record High

Apr 09, 2019

US exports of crude oil have, since August 2018, continued to rise every month, with a new record high in January of 9.6 million tonnes. Exports rose in January on the back of increased sales to Europe, which rose from 2.7 million tonnes in December to 4…

Oil, Gas Majors Join Blockchain Consortium

Feb 27, 2019

A group of seven major oil and gas companies, including ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and ConocoPhillips, announced a partnership to establish the first industry blockchain consortium in the United States.With several use cases across the industry value chain…

Ecoslops and Suez Canal Economic Zone Ink Second Agreement

Jan 30, 2019

Ecoslops, the producer of recycled marine fuels from oil residues, and Suez Canal Economic Zone signed a new agreement, further to the signature of an agreement for a detailed feasibility study in January 2018.A press release said that the firms…

Turkmen Oil Exports via Russia’s Novorossiisk Port to Resume

Jan 22, 2019

Exports of Turkmen oil via Russia's Black sea port of Novorossiisk will resume in February, four market sources said.Turkmenistan stopped transit of its oil via Russia in 2016 and has been exporting all its crude via the Azeri Caspian port of Baku…

AsiaPac Oil and Gas Industry Looks Up

Jan 21, 2019

Confidence in the outlook for Asia Pacific’s oil and gas industry has more than doubled in the past two years, according to new research published by DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry.According to a new research from DNV GL…

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal

Dec 14, 2018

The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the Arctic tip of northern Europe until the third quarter of next year, it said on Friday.If built, the onshore Veidnes…

The Tipping Point: U.S. Exports more Oil than it Imports

Dec 06, 2018

The United States last week exported more crude oil and fuel than it imported for the first time on record, underscoring the nation's growing influence as a supplier of oil to the world.Exports of crude surged in the week to Nov. 30 to more than 3…

Equinor, Faroe Petroleum in Asset Swap

Dec 05, 2018

Britain's Faroe Petroleum has agreed to swap oil and gas fields with Norwegian state firm Equinor as it fights a hostile takeover from Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO.It appears that Faroe in fight-back mode after DNO’s so-called ‘opportunistic’ bid…

IOC: 5-year Tender on Scrubber-fitted Tankers

Dec 04, 2018

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) issued a global tender to charter scrubber-fitted oil tankers for at least five years to import Iraqi oil, a tender document seen by Reuters showed.The tender says Indian shippers will be given first right of refusal for…

TEN: Cautious Optimism on Shipping Market

Dec 02, 2018

The provider of seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) said that though the tanker market showed upward trajectory, management will keep a close eye on developments and refine its employment approach…

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