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Execs of Big Oil Traders Knew of Petrobras Bribes

Dec 05, 2018

Brazilian investigators said on Wednesday that 'top executives' of trading giants Vitol , Trafigura and Glencore had full knowledge that their employees paid millions in bribes to executives of state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA in return for business…

Oil Surges 5 Percent

Dec 03, 2018

Oil prices jumped by more than 5 percent on Monday after the United States and China agreed to a 90-day truce in a trade dispute, and ahead of a meeting this week of the producer club OPEC that is expected to cut supply.U.S. light crude oil rose $2…

Equinor Plans More International Wells

Nov 20, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor plans to drill more exploration wells internationally and more onshore wells in 2019 compared to this year, the company's head of exploration said on Tuesday.'In general, there will be more international activity…

US Aims to Be Key Source of Global Energy Supplies

Oct 30, 2018

The United States will become a key source of energy supplies to meet growing demand globally, with innovation in technology and financing set to boost U.S. oil and gas production in the next decade, the country's top energy diplomat said.'In the next 5-10 years…

Germany to Build LNG Terminal in 'Gesture to U.S.'

Sep 18, 2018

Germany will chose a city to host a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by year end's in what its economy minister on Tuesday called 'gesture' to the United States, which wants to increase gas exports to Europe.'This is a gesture to our American friends…

Oil Up as U.S. Drilling Stalls, Iranian Sanctions Bite

Sep 10, 2018

Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling stalled and investors anticipated lower supply once new U.S. sanctions against Iran's crude exports kick in from November.Brent crude oil jumped $1.09 a barrel, or 1.4 percent, to a high of $77.92, but then eased to $77…

Russia's Novak to Meet with U.S. Counterpart Perry

Sep 10, 2018

Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak will meet with his U.S. counterpart Rick Perry on Thursday to discuss the situation on global oil and gas markets, Russia's Energy Ministry said in a statement on Monday.Novak and Perry will also discuss…

EnBW, Trident Winds JV for Offshore Wind Project in California

Jun 12, 2018

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG is continuing its strategy of capturing growth in new international markets in the renewable energy sector.  Following its recent entry into Taiwan, EnBW has now expanded its activities to the United States of America by establishing a regional subsidiary…

Rising Oil Prices Boost US Economy

May 15, 2018

U.S. net petroleum imports have fallen to the lowest level in more than half a century as a result of the shale revolution, which is profoundly changing the impact higher oil prices have on the economy.Since the 1860s, the United States has been the world’s largest producer and consumer of oil…

How deep is your well?

May 01, 2016

This year, the deepwater drilling record could be broken not just once, but twice, breaking the last record, set back in 2013. Elaine Maslin takes a look. Total’s Raya-1 well is due to be drilled offshore Uruguay using Maersk Oil’s ultra…

Applus RTD announces new office opening

May 27, 2015

Applus RTD, provider of integrity technology services, will open an office in Corpus Christi, Texas following increased demand for its non-destructive testing (NDT) services from the region’s energy industry. The new office adds…

Canada, Saudi Arabia, Mexico increase share of US crude imports

Apr 04, 2014

The US Energy Information Administration’s new “Today in Energy” brief looks at how US oil imports were down in 2013, but the share of imports last year from the United States' top three foreign oil suppliers—Canada, Saudi Arabia, and Mexico—was the highest in at least four decades…

Fred. Olsen signs wind turbine deal

Feb 17, 2014

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract for the installation of wind turbines at Block Island Wind Farm, one of the first offshore wind farms in the United States. The American developer Deepwater Wind revealed last week that the…

US Government holds EITI public meeting

Sep 19, 2013

A federal advisory committee tasked with improving extractive industry reporting transparency, will host a public meeting from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Fire Fighters Conference Center, The Greer & Lowdermilk Conference Center, 4225 Interwood North Pkwy…

EIA: China to become largest oil importer

Aug 12, 2013

The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued news release on 9 August with its forecast that China's net oil imports will exceed those of the U.S. by October 2013 on a monthly basis, and by 2014 on an annual basis, making China the largest oil importer in the world…

Logistics News

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

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