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Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

Nov 08, 2018

An oil tanker and a Norwegian navy frigate collided off Norway's west coast on Thursday, injuring eight people and triggering the temporary shutdown of a North Sea crude export terminal, Norway's top gas processing plant and several offshore fields…

BREAKING: Tanker, Frigate Collision Shuts Down Norwegian Oil, Gas to Europe

Nov 08, 2018

Norway has been forced to close the Sture Oil Terminal near Bergen and has started closing down the nearby Kollsness gas-and-condensate terminal — a lifeline of heating gas to Europe — after an early morning collision between a $440-million frigate and an oil tanker…

US Crude Oil Exports to China Stalled

Nov 06, 2018

The development that saw no U.S. seaborne exports of crude oil to China in August has continued into September, according to BIMCO. This is despite crude oil not being a part of the ‘official trade war’.“The trade war between the U.S. and China…

Fitch Warns: Shippers' Costs and Capex may Increase

Nov 04, 2018

More stringent fuel regulations regarding sulphur content could significantly increase global shipping companies' operating costs and capex needs, says Fitch Ratings in a new report.'This may negatively affect their credit quality unless they manage to pass these costs to customers…

Oil Exports from Iraqi Southern Ports Slide

Nov 01, 2018

Iraq's oil exports from southern ports on the Gulf averaged 3.469 million barrels per day (bpd) in October, lower than the September average, the oil ministry said on Thursday.Iraq exported 3.560 million bpd of crude oil in September.Iraqi oil…

Corpus Christi Port to Build Oil Export Terminal

Oct 29, 2018

Port to build oil export terminalPrivate equity firm Carlyle Group will partner with the Port of Corpus Christi, the top oil export hub in the United States, to develop a major crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island.Carlyle's announcement comes as infrastructure in the U…

Singapore Petroleum Builds New Oil Storage, Distribution Center

Oct 26, 2018

Singapore Petroleum Company, a subsidiary of PetroChina International, said in a statement on Friday it completed a new oil products storage and distribution terminal on Jurong Island, an artificial island off Singapore's southwest coast.The…

Hariga Oil Port Operating Normally Following Protest

Oct 19, 2018

Libya's eastern oil export port of Hariga on Friday was working normally a day after a protest there, port workers said.Late on Thursday, tribesmen staged a demonstration at the port’s gate in protest against the appointment of a government minister…

US Energy Exports to China Plummet

Oct 18, 2018

It's probably not the kind of success U.S. President Donald Trump had in mind, but his trade dispute with China has effectively killed off the burgeoning energy trade between the world's two biggest economies.China's imports of U.S. crude oil…

Yanbu Oil Terminal Boosts Export Capacity

Oct 17, 2018

State oil giant Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday that the Yanbu South Terminal has added 3 million barrels per day of crude oil to the company's west coast export capacity after a rehabilitation and upgrade programme.'The terminal, located south of Yanbu along the west coast of Saudi Arabia…

LOOP Resumes Normal Operations After Storm

Oct 12, 2018

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest privately-owned crude terminal in the United States, said it resumed normal operations at its Marine Terminal on Thursday after operations were suspended ahead of Hurricane Michael.Major oil…

US Oil Exports to Asia May Slide Further

Oct 11, 2018

Rising shipping rates have increased the costs of shipping oil from the United States to Asia and may further the restrict the flow of U.S. oil to the region later this year, multiple trade and shipping sources said on Thursday.Freight rates for tankers that carry crude oil have soared globally…

Oil And Gas CEO: New Tech Creates Opportunity

Oct 10, 2018

Data from KPMG’s 2018 Oil and Gas CEO Outlook, released Oct. 10, reveals that globally, almost all oil and gas CEOs believe new technology creates opportunities. Eighty-five percent are piloting or have already implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

Chevron Eyes Houston Ship Channel for 2nd US Gulf Refinery

Oct 09, 2018

Chevron Corp wants to build or buy a refinery along the U.S. Gulf Coast to process crude oil from its rapidly growing Permian Basin operations, a senior executive said on Tuesday.The company would like to have refining operations on the Houston Ship Channel…

Iran to Build Crude Oil Storage Facility at Gulf of Oman Port

Oct 01, 2018

A unit of the National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC) signed a deal with a local firm on Sunday to build a crude oil storage facility near Iran's southeastern port of Jask with an initial investment of 200 million euros ($232 million), the oil ministry news website SHANA reported…

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