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Wednesday, January 18, 2016

Petrobras says raises $4 billion in international bond issue

Davos: Oil majors, car makers committed to hydrogen technology to minimized CO2

Canadian energy industry at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks -Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

Pemex imports first diesel cargo via train from U.S.

Output for Shale oil set to rise in February as prices rise

Operations at Venezuela's PDVSA Jose main oil terminal halted by crude spill

China to further open economy to foreign investment

Global ship insurers to resume near full coverage for Iran oil

John Kemp: U.S. oil and gas industry has turned the corner

Pertamina to import 4 mln bbls per mth of RON 88 in early 2017


Tuesday, January 17, 2016

Saudi commitment to cut set oil prices up on; U.S. output seen rising

Fuel gas sales in Brazil fall for 2nd consecutive year in 2016

Noble Energy to pay $2.7 bln to buy Clayton Williams Energy

Saudi foreign minister says interests aligned with U.S.

Bolivian, Argentina state-run oil companies sign joint venture to explore in Bolivia's Charagua area

John Kemp: Oil prices stall as hedge funds stop adding to longs

U.S. Vice President says world must stand against Russian aggression, calls for sanctions

Aggreko wins extensions on Argentina contracts

Russian oil production averaged 11.1 mln bpd from Jan. 1-15

Platts with a new Middle East LNG price marker as region's demand grows

Monday, January 16, 2016

John Kemp: Volatility and cyclicality in oil prices - will this time be different?

OPEC Mohammed Barkindo confident in members commitment

Baker Hughes Data: Canadian drillers add most oil rigs in two years

PHMSA U.S. pipeline regulator completes rule to boost safety standards

Mexicans fear higher food prices to follow gasoline hike

U.S. State Department nominee Rex Tillerson fights climate deposition

Mexico's Tula crude refinery hit by energy outage

Accident Pemex refinery kills worker, output not affected

Mexico names trade expert as new U.S. ambassador

Colombian ex-senator arrests in Odebrecht corruption scandal


Friday, January 13, 2016

PRI Radio: Venezuela's military has turned its food crisis into a 'racket.' And it's profiting from people going hungry

Pemex's refinery accident kills worker, output not affected

U.S. East Coast refiners focusing on Algerian crude

AltaGas in merger talks with Washington Gas's WGL Holdings

Grana y Montero in stock crisis, says Odebrecht partnership a 'mistake'

Norway oil and gas forecasts raise production

Norsk Hydro in deal with brazilian state of Para and Shell to use LNG at Alunorte alumina refinery

China's total oil refining capacity will rise 4.6 pct in 2017

Saudi Arabia keeps most oil exports to Asia in Feb steady; cuts India, Malaysia

U.S. state judge requires Exxon to hand over climate documents

Venezuela's exports of crude oil fall to 25 years low


Thursday, January 12, 2016

Venezuela's exports of crude oil fall to 25 years low

New offshore Guyana oil discoveries announced by ExxonMobil

Exports from North Sea, Azerbaijan to Asia hit record in January

Carnegie Clean Energy sees rapid growth in revenue from solar power

Saudi Arabia cuts Feb crude supply to 1 Asia buyer slightly

India's gasoline thirst shows no sign of being slaked: John Kemp

WoodMac : New oil projects to double in 2017

Pemex says new procurement rules aimed at combating graft

Le Creusot parts irregularities no cause for reactor shutdowns: Areva

China crude demand to rise 3.4 pct y/y to record ~12 mil bpd

Nigeria oil workers union suspends three-day nationwide strike after talks

Wednesday, January 11 , 2016

Tillerson to answer for Trump, big oil, even Putin in hearing

Kemp: Will hedge funds full invest in oil or not?

Wisconsin Native American tribe votes against renewing Enbridge pipeline agreements

Oil markets in a battle between Saudi led supply cuts, rising output elsewhere

UK PM May admits “hard Brexit”: leaving EU does not mean retaining bits of membership

Canada's Energy East pipeline review process faces legal challenge

PDVSA firm spurs two more guilty pleas in U.S. corruption probe

GTM buys Brazilian chemical distributor for $172 mln

Nigeria oil workers go on strike at crude flow station in Niger Delta

U.S. lists 17 nuclear reactors with parts from Areva SA's Le Creusot forge under probe


Tuesday, January 10, 2016

Brazilian businesses head to Paraguay

U.S. to sell 8 mln bbls of SPR crude oil reserves

Mexican Cemex increases price offer for Trnidad's TCL cement takeover

Russian to gain Europe LNG market share, exports hit record

China to begin financing Brazilian projects with joint fund of $20 billion by March

Petrobras breaks drought in LatAm market

Argentina to eliminate 15-year-old duty on oil exports

Peru would retain Odebrecht's money on pipeline sale

Mexico announced a lid on gas prices to contain protests mounts over fuel hike

Venezuela opposition-led Congress declared Maduro 'abandoned post'


Monday, Jan 9, 2016

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in Mexico to sign framework on electricity grid

Mexico's Peso resumes rally after Central bank intervenes

Saudis said to favor Light Crude to top rivals

Payrolls, another Milestone for Oil. Thanks, OPEC

European gasoline arbitrage to U.S. East Coast an opportunity, freight rates a limit

Former debt pariah Argentina to join PMorgan's index

Canadian energy debt issuance lead by pipeline as Producers bid time

Odebrecht should pay at least $26.7 million to Peru in bribe case

Brazil's Petrobras and others deals may slow this year because of stricter due diligence

Slim's Cisca, Spain's Acciona, Mexican ICA and others won terminal of new Mexico City airport


Friday , Jan 6, 2016

Statoil could stop exploring in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

U.S. from energy importer to exporter by 2026

Eletrobras in talks with China's Shangai Electric

Petrobras increases diesel prices by 6.1 pct on average

Fire in oil platform in Gulf of Mexico was extinguished, no injuries

Argentina ends currency rule, move caps yearlong effort by Macri to boost direct investment

Obama's show in Latin America pure symbolism

Mexico gas hike looting has been reported since Tuesday night in 7 states

Venezuela next big debt payment due in April

OPEC oil fell 300.000 bd in December, Nigeria pumped 12% less amid strike

Thursday, Jan 5, 2016

Venezuela names Ramon Lobo, economy czar, Nelson Martinez, oil minister in cabinet shuffle

Oil rises 2 pct, API says crude stockpiles fell 7.4 mln barrels last week

Mexico gasolinazo gas price hike is a 'responsible' measure - Enrique Pena Nieto

Russia's Rosneft closes privatisation deal with Qatar and Glencore

France nuclear group Areva will get support from whoever wins presidency

Angola LNG export plant resumes production after December shutdown

Statoil plans to drilling in 11 countries on five continents in 2017 - story

Aggreko selected to provided temporary power at the 2018 Winter Olympics

GeoPark oil reports success with drilling in Colombia - story

Mexico's warned of risks from U.S. tax cuts under Trump administration










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