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Wednesday Jan. 02, 2019

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil ends at 2-week high Wednesday as traders eye signs OPEC output cuts

Stephanie Kelly / Reuters - U.S. October crude oil production sets record high: EIA

Reuters - Bolsonaro: Brazil 'liberated from socialism' with him in power

Ursula Scollo / Reuters - Peru's Vizcarra vows to fight graft after turn in Odebrecht case

Edgard Garrido / Reuters - Violence, gangs cast pall over life in Honduras

Stephanie Kelly / Reuters - U.S. October crude oil production sets record high -EIA

Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber / Reuters -Seven dead, dozens trapped under rubble after Russian gas blast

Reuters -CNPC appoints Zhang Wei as general manager

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil falls Wednesday to $53 on economic worries, surging supply

Monday Dec. 31, 2018

Rachel Koning Beals / MarketWatch - U.S. oil ekes out a gain Monday as futures close out declines for month, quarter and year

Reuters - Equatorial Energia wins auction to buy Eletrobras distributor

Reuters - U.S. drillers add oil rigs for second week in a row -Baker Hughes

Reuters - Argentina's energy chief quits ahead of 2019 utility price hikes

Reuters - Germany paves way for upgrading exhaust systems on older diesel cars

Reuters -Tough to stop Nord Stream 2 now it's being built - EU's Oettinger

Reuters - Petrobras adopts hedging program for diesel market

Reuters - Libyan oil revenue dips to $2.4 billion in November - NOC

F. Tan, Y. Obayashi / Reuters - Asia's Iran crude imports hit more than 5-yr low in Nov as sanctions bite

Julia Payne / Reuters - Brent crude rises but set for first yearly drop since 2015

Friday Dec. 28, 2018

Mark Decambre / MarketWatch - Oil finishes sharply higher Friday after small U.S. supply drop sparks rally, but logs 3rd straight weekly loss

Eliana Raszewski / Reuters - Argentina plans 35 pct electricity price hike next year

Reuters - Brazil's environmental authority rejects appeal filed by Total regarding oil permit

Reuters - Mexico says military to play bigger role in stopping fuel theft

Jennifer Hiller / Reuters - New Mexico oil producers brace for tighter regulation as output jumps

Reuters - Saudi king reshuffles cabinet, appoints new foreign minister

V. Soldatkin , O. Astakhova / Reuters - Russia plays down idea of forming joint organisation with OPEC given U.S. sanctions risk

Reuters - Indonesia grants new oil blocks contracts in the third bidding round

Reuters - Sinopec suspends top officials at its trading arm

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices rebound Friday but still weak due to oversupply



Thursday Dec. 27, 2018

William Watts / MarketWatch - U.S. oil prices fall Thursday 3.5% after Wednesday jump, on pace for steepest December drop in 4 years

Luc Cohen / Reuters - Exxon continues drilling offshore Guyana as Venezuela lodges complaint

Reuters - Russia's Sechin blames U.S. Fed for low oil prices

Reuters - Exxon says drilling offshore Guyana unaffected by Venezuela navy incident

Reuters - Russia's daily oil output at 11.44 mln bpd Dec 1-25

Reuters - Hashim Sayed Hashim new CEO of Kuwait Petroleum - Kuna

Reuters - Private buyers of Iran crude had no problems exporting it -oil minister

Jessica Jaganathan /Reuters - World's largest floating LNG platform starts production in Australia

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil slips back Thursday toward 18-month lows on oversupply


Wednesday Dec. 26, 2018

Rachael Koning B. / MarketWatch - Oil prices jump Wednesday from 17-month lows, lifted by stock-market gains, Russia comments on stability

Reuters - Iranian president presents budget, says U.S. sanctions to hit growth

Reuters / Oil minister says Kuwait committed to recent OPEC, non-OPEC agreement- KUNA

Luc Cohen / Reuters - Guyana, Exxon in talks after Venezuela dispute halts marine survey

Reuters - Exxon quiet on plans to resume Guyana marine survey after Venezuela dispute

L. Karagiannopoulos / Reuters - Ghana's first oil exploration licensing round attracts global majors

Reuters - Saudi Arabia is China's top crude supplier in Nov

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil rises to $51 Wednesday after steep slide; growth fears weigh


Monday Dec. 24, 2018

Mark DeCambre / MarketWatch - U.S. oil tumbles Monday 6.7% to a 17-month low in holiday-shortened day

D. K. Kumar, J. Hiller / Reuters - U.S. shale producers hit the brakes on 2019 spending

Reuters - Venezuela replaces chief overseeing PDVSA-run oil firm's joint ventures

Rod Nickel , Julie Gordon / Reuters - Political stumbles, savvy activists knock Canada's oil sector to its knees

Reuters - Petrobras suspends new oil exploration or production divestments

Reuters - U.S. oil production to be equal to Russia plus Saudi Arabia by 2025 - IEA head

Jeffrey Moyo / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Solar cures energy ills at Zimbabwe's power-short clinics

Gayatri Suroyo and Cindy Silviana / Reuters - In Indonesia, splits emerge over efforts to stem plastic tide

Florence Tan , Chen Aizhu / Reuters - China shuns U.S. oil despite trade war truce

Tom Hals / Reuters -Want to sue Venezuela for millions? These firms can help, for a price

Amanda Cooper/ Reuters - Brent crude edges up Monday, but concern over demand limits gains


Friday Dec. 21, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil prices end at 17-month low
on Friday, down more than 11% for the week

Brad Brooks / Reuters - Vitol bribery case in Brazil sees 12 charged
for graft

Reuters - Petrobras suspends oil and fuel trading with Trafigura,

Ekaterina Kravtsova / Reuters - ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG
export project

Reuters - Oil companies in Colombia see 2019 investment around
$5 bln, up 14 pct

Philip Blenkinsop / Reuters - EU countries agree to 30 pct cut in truck
CO2 emissions

L. Karagiannopoulos / Reuters - Norway's gas export plants better
prepared for winter storms

Reuters - China's National Aviation Fuel Company CNAF signs
strategic alliance pact with oil major BP

Reuters -IEA head says Venezuela output to decrease, U.S. oil
production seen accelerating

Reuters - U.S. oil production to be equal to Russia plus Saudi Arabia
by 2025: IEA head

Meng Meng and Aizhu Chen / Reuters - Oil prices rise Friday as OPEC
output cuts seen deeper than previously expected

Thursday Dec. 20, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil benchmark settles at a 17-month low on Thursday

Reuters - Iran denies its oil exports to Chile caused intoxication of hundreds

Jessica Resnick-Ault / Reuters - U.S. crude stocks fall in latest week -EIA

Isla Binnie / Reuters - Spain strains to meet record renewables goal

L.Karagiannopoulos / Reuters - Explosion shuts Europe's largest methanol plant in Norway, no injuries

J. Hiller, S. Nasralla / Reuters - Chevron, Equinor, BP, Shell, ExxonMobil face 2019 climate target pressure by investors

R. Bousso, C. Denina, D. French / Reuters - BP launches $3 bln sale of U.S. onshore assets to fund BHP deal - sources

Reuters - Shell acquires stake in Asia-focused Cleantech Solar

Reuters - EU agrees to ban throw-away plastics to limit ocean pollution

Reuters -CNOOC to boost exploration spending, signs strategic deals

M. Meng and A. Chen / Reuters -Oil prices resume fall Thursday, shed last session's gains


Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch -Oil prices finish higher Wednesday as U.S. supplies fall a third straight week

Reuters - Ecuador announces $700 mln in budget cuts in austerity push

Reuters -Exxon Mobil opposes weakening Obama-era emissions rules -letter to EPA

Reuters - VW may have to step up electric car plans to meet EU CO2 targets

Reuters - Colombia cancels 2 oil exploration auctions, to relaunch in 2019

L.Costa, T. Bautzer / Reuters - On heels of J&F deal, Brazil's Taesa to bid for new licenses

Reuters - Russian crude exports and transit volumes set to fall as producers curb output

Reuters - ADNOC, Cepsa award engineering contract to Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas

Vladimir Soldatkin / Reuters - Russia signals oil output decline in 2019 after 10 years of growth

Reuters - Canada to offer Alberta energy sector C$1.6 billion in aid -CTV

M. Meng and A. Chen / Reuters - Oil prices claw back some ground Wednesday, but oversupply worries drag

Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil prices Tuesday plunge over 7% to settle at a nearly 16-month low as supply worries pummel market

Reuters - Global coal demand to edge higher to 2023 - IEA

Ekaterina Kravtsova / Reuters - Russia's first FSRU to arrive at Kaliningrad to start up LNG imports

Reuters -NOC declares force majeure on operations at Libya's El Sharara oilfield

R. Viga Gaier, L. Costa / Reuters - Eletrobras delays auction of Ceal energy distributor amid high interest

A. Laing , F. Cambero - Chilean prosecutors allege possible Iranian oil link to intoxications

Emilio Parodi / Reuters -Eni, Shell knew of 'sharks' in Nigeria graft case

Reuters - Brazil energy council CNPE approves sixth round pre-salt oil auction

Julie Gordon / Reuters - Pacific Coast LNG plans get fresh look as market shifts

Ron Bousso / Reuters - New oil, gas projects to accelerate next year -report

Christopher Johnson / Reuters -Oil drops four percent Tuesday on oversupply, equities sell-off



Monday Dec. 17, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil drops Monday, with U.S. prices below $50 to mark their lowest settlement in over a year

N. Chestney, B. Felix, A. Barteczko / Reuters - World agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak

Reuters -Transit buses in California to have zero emissions beginning in 2029 - State regulator

Reuters - U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in a row -Baker Hughes

Reuters -U.S. offshore wind lease auction ends with record $410 mln sale

Reuters -BP gives green light for Trinidad, Tobago offshore gas projects

Brad Brooks / Reuters - Brazil prosecutors charge former Trafigura executives with corruption

Ayman al-Warfalli / Reuters -Libya's NOC against paying 'ransom' to reopen El Sharara field

R. Khasawneh, F. Ungku / Reuters - Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court docs show

M. Meng, C. Aizhu / Reuters - China Nov refinery runs rise y/y, but ease from record as sales slow

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil steady Monday but oversupply, economic growth weigh

Friday Dec. 14, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil ends lower for the week; natural gas sees biggest weekly plunge since 2016

Nichola Groom / Reuters - U.S. offshore wind lease bids at $285 mln, will continue Friday

Luc Cohen / Reuters - Oil output bounces back at Venezuela-China crude joint venture

Reuters - Brazil oil regulator OKs Petrobras payment for diesel subsidies

Aislinn Laing / Reuters - Enel-BYD say Chile electric bus roll-out heralds more for region

Anthony Boadle / Reuters - EDF faces delay in Brazil dam over clearing trees

Reuters - Nigeria files $1.1 bln London lawsuit against Shell, Eni over oil deal

B. Brooks, J. Payne / Reuters - Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probe

Nichola Groom / Reuters - U.S. solar takes hit from Trump tariffs but is cheaper than ever -report

Reuters - Exxon, BHP to develop Australian natural gas project

Christopher Johnson / Reuters -Oil falls on China economic data, output cuts support


Thursday Dec. 13, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil ends sharply higher Thursday as Saudis reportedly plan to cut crude exports to U.S. refiners

Reuters -U.S. Rep. Goodlatte presses administration to support anti-OPEC legislation

Reuters - Jailed former Venezuela oil minister Nelson Martinez has died

Reuters -U.S. crude oil stockpiles dip, gasoline builds - EIA

Reuters -Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal -UN chief

Reuters - Brazil reaches deal with Petrobras over transfer of rights area

Alex Lawler / Reuters - OPEC offsets Iran oil loss, sees lower 2019 demand

Reuters -Kremlim says U.S. stance on Nord Stream 2 is unfair competition

Chen Aizhu / Reuters - CNPC suspends investment in Iran's South Pars after U.S. pressure

Dan Whitcomb/ Reuters - Pacific Gas and Electric says cause of California wildfire not yet determined despite probe

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices steady Thursday as Sino-U.S. trade tensions ease



Wednesday Dec. 12, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil ends lower Wednesday as U.S. crude supplies post smaller-than-expected decline

Reuters - Brazil oil regulator ANP says Gasbol pipeline tender delayed

Stefanie Eschenbacher / Reuters - Mexico president's Pemex plans rattle faith of debt-holders

Reuters - Mexico oil auctions scrapped as leftist government flexes muscles

Timothy Gardner / Reuters - Trump administration proposes weakening U.S. waterway protections

Bate Felix / Reuters - Total invites activists to offshore French Guyana drilling site

Rich McKay / Reuters -Thousands without power in U.S. southeast after snow storm

Reuters - Repsol bids to operate Indonesia's Corridor gas field-regulator

Jake Spring / Reuters - Brazil should stay in Paris climate agreement -future environment minister

Alexandra Alper/ Reuters - Shell confirms small oil leak in seaborne transfer in Brazil waters

Henning Glostein/Reuters -Oil prices climb Wednesday on OPEC-led supply cuts, Asian stock rally


Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil logs a modest gain as traders weigh output-cut pact, demand prospects

Reuters - Eletrobras sells unit at auction, assumes $3.3 bln debt

Reuters - OPEC and non-OPEC cooperation deal to be signed in three months -UAE

Richard Lough / Reuters - Yellow vest' protests stunt French growth, Macron under pressure

Natalia A. Ramos Miranda / Reuters - Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America

Laurie Goering / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fossil fuel tax proposed to cover rising costs of wild weather

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil traders focus on deteriorating economic outlook rather than OPEC

Reuters - Kuwait Petroleum Corp aims to produce 85,000 bpd of heavy crude by 2020/21- CEO speech

Jessica Jaganathan / Reuters -Australia overtakes Qatar as world's biggest LNG exporter - Refinitiv data

Ron Bousso Scott / Reuters - BP targeted with first shareholder resolution on climate goals

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil rises Tuesday thanks to stronger equities, Libyan supply outage

Monday Dec. 10, 2018

Myra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil ends at a 1-week low Monday after failing to extend Friday's OPEC-led price surge

Reuters -Mexico's government says to start refinery tenders by March

Reuters - Mexico to cancel February auctions for oil and gas blocks - energy secretary

Rania El Gamal / Reuters - Saudi oil exports seen down 1 mln bpd in Jan from Nov levels

Reuters - Brazil environment regulator denies Total permit to drill Amazon basin

Jennifer Hiller/Reuters -U.S. shale producers see OPEC pullback helping 2019 profits

Reuters - Trump administration set to relax Obama-era water protections

R. El Gamal, O. Astakhova, S. Nasralla / Reuters - OPEC, Russia agree Friday to cut oil output despite Trump pressure

Reuters - Mexico sets January Maya price for international buyers

Reuters - U.S. oil drillers cut most rigs since May 2016 -Baker Hughes

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil gives up some of its OPEC gains Monday as stock markets sag


Friday Dec. 07, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil prices rally as OPEC and Russia reach a deal to cut production

David A. Andelman / Reuters - Can Macron survive France's 'yellow vest' revolution?

Jennifer Hiller / Reuters - Texas and New Mexico shale basins hold 49 years worth of oil -USGS

Reuters -Venezuela signs oil, gold investment deals with Russia -Maduro

Reuters - Repsol expects to raise production by about 50 pct in Marcellus shale by end of 2020

Reuters - Brazil's Temer says leaving budget deficit under 130 bln reais

John Kemp / Reuters - Coal's lingering role complicates climate change efforts

Timothy Gardner / Reuters - U.S. EPA to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

Y. Chen, S. Y. Lee / Reuters - China hails Trump-Xi summit, says 'very confident' in trade deal

Reuters - China top diplomat says Trump-Xi Argentina summit "friendly and candid"

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil sinks as OPEC mulls Iran supply cut exemption, tries to get Russia on board


Thursday Dec. 06, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil prices drops as market awaits specifics on the OPEC production cuts

Reuters - Brazil antitrust watchdog says looking at wider Petrobras refinery sales

M. Rose, JB.Vey / Reuters - France drops fuel tax hike as "yellow vest" anger persists

Reuters - Petrobras fires employee accused of corruption in trading

Reuters - Brazil's Light: AES Tietê makes binding proposal for Renova's wind project

John Ruwitch / Reuters - China confident it can clinch U.S. trade pact, Trump demands "real deal"

Reuters - Trump mocks Macron again over French fuel tax protests

Nidhi Verma / Reuters - ONGC gets $32 mln payment from Venezuela's PDVSA

D. K. Kumar, J.Gordon / Reuters - Two key Canada-to-U.S. oil pipelines hit by disruptions

Reuters -U.S. EPA to propose easing rules on new coal plants -New York Times

Henning Gloysein/ Reuters - Oil dips amid stock market slide, traders await OPEC meeting

Wednesday Dec. 05, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch -Oil prices finish lower as traders sort through talk ahead of an expected OPEC output cut

Eliana Raszewski / Reuters - Argentina announces $2.3 bln joint shale oil project with Malaysia's Petronas

Reuters - If Iran can't export oil from Gulf, no other country can, Iran's president says

S. Carraud, M.Rose / Reuters - Macron makes U-turn on fuel-tax increases in face of "yellow vest" protests

Reuters - El Nino may cut Colombia's rainfall by 80 pct in Q1 2019 -minister

Jessica Jaganathan / Reuters - Shell says production at Prelude FLNG to start at end-2018

R. El Gamal, A.Ghaddar / Reuters - OPEC works on deal to cut output, still needs Russia on board

Reuters - Russia's Novak calls U.S. sanctions against energy ministry unit 'baseless'

Reuters - If Iran can not export oil then no country will export oil from the Gulf - Iran president

Reuters - Putin to meet Venezuela's Maduro in Moscow on Wednesday - Ifax

Stephanie Kelly / Reuters - Oil edges higher before OPEC meeting

Tuesday Dec. 04, 2018

Reuters - Frontera Energy stops production in Peru after attack on oil pipeline

Reuters - Venezuelan crude sales to U.S. fall for second month in a row -data

Reuters - UAE says Qatar's decision to leave OPEC admission of decline of Doha's role

Reuters - Exxon expects 25 pct more oil from Guyana's offshore block

John Kemp / Reuters - Hedge funds finish selling crude but increasingly bearish on diesel

Reuters - Drax, Iberdrola revise plants deal after EU decision

Reuters - Total says fuel stations running dry due to "yellow vest" protests

Jessica Jaganathan / Reuters - Petron exports diesel in rare move - traders

Julie Gordon / Reuters - Why is Canada's Alberta forcing oil production cuts?

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil up 1 percent on expectations of OPEC-led output cuts

Monday Dec. 03, 2018

Reuters - Incoming Mexican president: 'neo-liberal' oil plan shelved

Alex Lawler /Reuters - After Trump calls, Gulf OPEC members cover most of Iran oil loss - Reuters survey

Reuters - Incoming Mexican president dials back crude output target

Reuters - Poland and Denmark take final decision to build Baltic Pipe gas link

Sheky Espejo and Noe Torres / Reuters - In Mexico, resistance to solar projects bodes badly for fast-tracking train

Lefteris Karagiannopoulos / Reuters - Russia's Yamal LNG transfers in Norway waters undercuts Europe energy diversification - U.S.

Muyu Xu, David Stanway / Reuters - China pollution cover-ups by companies and local governments "extremely stupid" - environment ministry

Reuters - Saudi crown prince meets India's Modi in Argentina

Nina Chestney / Reuters - More than 40 pct of world coal plants are unprofitable -report

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil surges 5 percent Monday on trade truce and expected supply cuts

Friday Nov. 30, 2018

Sheky Espejo and Noe Torres/Reuters - In Mexico, resistance to solar projects bodes badly for fast-tracking train

Reuters - Brazil's Treasury secretary: Value of oil transfer rights deal unknown

John Kemp / Reuters - Saudi oil minister meets with Argentina's Energy minister

John Kemp / Reuters - Saudi energy minister goes to OPEC with a weak hand

Reuters - Global temperatures on track for 3-5 degree rise by 2100 - UN

Reuters -France to freeze fast-breeder nuclear reactor project

Reuters - Strikes cuts French electricity output by 1.3 GW

David Ljunggren / Reuters - Canada's Alberta province to buy rail cars to reduce oil glut

Susanna Twidale / Reuters - Britain's support for Arctic oil and gas incompatible with climate goals -lawmakers

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil steady Friday as expected OPEC cuts balance high inventory


Thursday Nov. 28, 2018

Reuters - Bolsonaro nixes plans to host in Brazil a U.N. climate event

Laurie Goering / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Climate change 'biggest global health threat' of century, doctors warn

Teresa Cespedes / Reuters - 8,000 barrels of oil to spill in Peruvian Amazon cause by Vandals

C. Garrison, M. Spetalnick / Reuters - China, vying with U.S. in Latin America, eyes Argentina nuclear deal

Reuters - Petrobras loses tax cases worth $1.8 mln

Reuters - Colombia coal production falls 5.6 pct year-on-year in 3rd qtr

Susanna Twidale / Reuters - Britain eyes large-scale CO2 capture and use by mid 2020s

Reuters - Petrobras global oil output rises 8 pct in October

Reuters - Petrobras 2019-23 investment will surpass $74.5 bln of previous plan -sources

Jane Chung, Naveen Thukral/Reuters - Oil prices firm Thursday ahead of G20 meeting, but rising supply curbs gains

Wednesday Nov. 27, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil settles Wednesday at lowest in over a year, with U.S. prices sliding toward $50

L. Karagiannopoulos / Reuters - Russia's Yamal set to send 160 tankers of LNG via Norway - port

Richard Lough / Reuters - Macron won't cede to "thugs" as he confronts diesel tax anger

Scott DiSavino / Reuters - Get your natural gas in Texas for 25 cents, if you can

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil prices steady as funds near end of liquidation -Kemp

Olga Yagova / Reuters - Gazprom Neft's thirst for oil shows Russian dilemma on OPEC pact

Rania El Gamal / Reuters -Saudi Aramco aims to become gas exporter with $150 bln investment drive

Reuters - Greenpeace activists climb Poland's biggest power plant in coal protest

N. Verma, P. Mukherjee/Reuters - Wave of refinery shutdowns may push India into importing fuel next year

John Kemp /Reuters - Oil market power ebbs from OPEC to the troika Kemp

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil rises further above $60 Wednesday on outage in North Sea, expected OPEC suppl cuts

Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil settles Tuesday with a loss as demand worries, dollar strength weigh

Marco Aquino / Reuters - Peru nearing plea deal with Odebrecht on corruption probe -prosecutor

D. Stanway, J. Campbell/Reuters - Smog war casualty: China coal city bears brunt of pollution crackdown

Wayne Cole / Reuters - Asia mood to be tested by Trump warning on China

Reuters - Trump says Brexit agreement may hamper U.S.-British trade; UK differs

T. Gardner, J. Mason / Reuters - Trump rejects findings of U.S. government climate change report

Reuters - Total says deliveries from three refineries still blocked due to strikes

Bate Felix, Benjamin Mallet / Reuters - Total has 'Uber-like' ambitions to shake up French power market

Christian Shepherd / Reuters - China will strive to do better in climate change fight

Liz Lee / Reuters - Malaysia says to fully implement new biodiesel programme from Feb

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil slips Tuesday on record Saudi output; markets eye G20 and OPEC meetings



Monday Nov. 26, 2018

Bate Felix, Gus Trompiz / Reuters - French union threatens refinery shutdown as pay strike extended

Collin Eaton / Reuters - Oil's Black Friday drop could hit drilling budgets for 2019

Reuters -Total's output to hit 3 mln barrels of oil equivalent /day in 2019 - CEO

Reuters - Eletrobras Amazonas unit auction delayed to Dec. 10

Reuters - French oil workers extend strike at four refineries - CGT

Reuters - German court rules VW must reimburse owner full price of car

Ron Bousso, Shadia Nasralla / Reuters - Big Oil digs North Sea's 'final frontier'

John Kemp /Reuters - Trump presses home his Saudi oil advantage after Khashoggi affair

Nina Chestney /Reuters - Scientists weigh up stratospheric sunlight barrier to curb warming

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil prices claw back some losses Monday after 'Black Friday' plunge


Friday Nov. 23, 2018

M. Maia and M. Nogueira /Reuters - Bolsonaro wants to change production sharing contracts for concession model in pre-salt oil auctions -source

Reuters -Petrobras designated ceo says no decision yet on future pre-salt oil auctions

Reuters - Venezuela's central bank data shows country economy shrank 16.6 pct in 2017 -sources

Marianna Parraga / Reuters - PDVSA in talks over second sea-borne oil-transfer operation

Reuters - Total to buy Brazil's Grupo Zema oil products distribution business

P. Menon, C. Greenfield / Reuters - Low-lying Vanuatu threatens to sue culprit countries for climate change

Reuters - Fortescue to help fund development of Australian hydrogen industry

Reuters - Norway oil firms raise 2019 investment forecast

Reuters - Mexico's next leader puts flagship refinery project up for vote

Henning Gloystein / Reuters -Oil falls to lowest since late 2017 Friday on emerging supply glut, OPEC expected to cut


Thursday Nov. 22, 2018

Jessica Resnick-Ault / Reuters - U.S. crude stockpiles rise more than forecast in ninth weekly build - EIA

Reuters - U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for first week in three -Baker Hughes

Reuters - YPF suspended from drilling in Neuquen oil field

A.Mohammed and S.Heavey /Reuters - U.S. targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria

Reuters - France could shut down some nuclear plants by 2028 in energy plan due next week

Reuters - Argentina to join ranks of LNG exporters next year

Reuters - Spain's Endesa to boost investment in renewable energy

Seng Li Peng / Reuters - China's Oriental Energy signs MOU for 660,000 tpy petrochemical complex in China

A. Daga, A. Aravindan / Reuters - Noble Group hit by regulatory probe, days before closing $3.5 bln restructuring deal

Henning Gloystein/ Reuters - Oil dips as U.S. crude stockpiles swell; possible OPEC cuts prevent bigger slide

Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018

Julie Gordon / Reuters - British Columbia moves to phase out non-electric car sales by 2040

Reuters - PDVSA resumes work at Jose oil port's dock

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil market readies for new IMO regulations

Reuters - Brazil's justice minister designate Sergio Moro names anti-graft team

Reuters - U.S. sanction waivers provided relief, but global economy still fragile -IEA's Birol

Reuters - Equinor prepares to pay for tropical forest protection

Reuters - China glacier melt speeds up in "wake-up call" for world - Greenpeace

Matt Spetalnick / Reuters - U.S. considers adding Venezuela to terrorism sponsors list

Jane Chung and Yuka Obayashi / Reuters -South Korean shipbuilders' lock on LNG tanker market to hold for years

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil bounces Wednesday above $63 after slide, but glut worries persist


Tuesday Nov. 20, 2018

G. Slattery, R. V.Gaier, M. Nogueira / Reuters - New Petrobras CEO rules out privatization, wants non-core asset sales

Reuters - Saudi energy minister says kingdom launches uranium exploration programme

Reuters - Portugal, Morocco to invite bids for power link after studies in 2019

Reuters -IEA's Birol: Significant cuts could further tighten oil markets

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil market bull run ends as hedge funds square up positions -Kemp

Reuters - Petrobras CEO Monteiro to step down. Roberto Castello Branco to be appointed new CEO -statement

Reuters - Iran remains hopeful that Europe can salvage nuclear deal - TV

Reuters - Russian Energy Minister Novak says plans to sign OPEC partnership deal

Terray Sylvester / Reuters - Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

Ron Bousso/ Reuters -Oil declines Tuesday due to supply concerns after four days of gains

Monday Nov. 19, 2018

Reuters-France to cut nuclear energy reliance by 2035 - minister

Collin Eaton / Reuters - BP agrees to supply crude to St. Croix refinery

Scott DiSavino / Reuters - Baker Hughes weekly report: U.S. drillers add oil rigs for fifth week in six

Tatiana Bautzer / Reuters - LyondellBasell close to binding offer for Brazil's Braskem -sources

Reuters -Dutch government appeals order to speed up climate change battle

Reuters -Most of Nord Stream 2 project to be paid for by 2019 - OMV CEO

John Kemp / Reuters -Oil market roiled by too much gasoline, not enough diesel

Reuters -Endesa to close two Spanish coal plants in 2020

Guyana Chronicle - Investing in Guyana's future

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil rises for a fourth day Monday, buoyed by OPEC supply plans


Friday Nov. 16, 2018

Jennifer Hiller / Reuters -U.S. shale surge boosts industry finances, puts deals in spotlight

Devika Krishna Kumar / Reuters -U.S. crude stocks build the most in a week since Feb 2017 - EIA

Sarah White / Reuters -Macron braces for motorist revolt on France's highways

Rania El Gamal, Dmitry Zhdannikov / Reuters -Upset by Trump's Iran waivers, Saudis push for deep oil output cut

Vladimir Soldatkin, Olesya Astakhova / Reuters -Russia wants to steer clear of any OPEC-led oil production cut

Jessica Jaganathan / Reuters -Tankers storing LNG in Asian waters double as pre-winter demand disappoints

Reuters - Russia's Putin: I discussed oil prices with Trump

Stephen Eisenhammer / Reuters - Angola battles to revive oil exploration as output declines

Terray Sylvester / Reuters - At least 56 killed, 130 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil rises Friday on expected OPEC cuts, though surging U.S. supply still weighs

Thursday Nov. 15, 2018

Reuters - Curacao refinery puts three employees on leave amid bidding probe

Marcela Ayres / Reuters - Petrobras could get about $7.9 bln from contract revision by renegotiation of the “transfer of rights”

Reuters - Geopolitics should be factor in new nuclear investment decision-Czech PM

Reuters - Iran's president: U.S. chose wrong path on sanctions, will be defeated

Reuters - UAE energy min: We won't allow build up in oil inventories, sees consensus to act

Reuters - France unveils 500 million euros in aid to motorists with the lowest incomes

Reuters - China appoints CNPC president as director of the National Energy Administration

Reuters - India want to import more gas and oil from the United States

Meng Meng and Chen Aizhu / Reuters - China's Oct refinery output 2nd highest on record, gas output at 7-mth high

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil steadies thursday but remains threatened by potential supply glut

Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018

T. Romero and D. Buitrago / Reuters - Venezuela's fuel shortages, the new headache as oil industry colapses

Reuters -Russia should not be allowed to use energy as a weapon - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry

Reuters - Petrobras resubmits agreement with CNPC

N. Adomaitis and T. Solsvik / Reuters - Norwegian frigate now nearly submerged after collision

Reuters - Nigeria will raise oil production to 1.8 mln bpd in 2019 -NNPC

Reuters - France's CGT union nationwide strike cuts French electricity output by 2.7 GW -RTE

Sonali Paul / Reuters - Australia targets hydrogen as next big energy export

Reuters -China LNG growth not slowing, says Woodside CEO

Reuters - At least 42 killed in northern California wildfire, now deadliest in state history - sheriff

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil jumps toward $67 Wednesday as OPEC, partners discuss supply cut

Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018

Nina Chestney / Reuters - Gas to overtake coal as world's second largest energy source by 2030-IEA

Reuters - Brazil's transfer-of-rights bill to be voted this week - Brasilian energy minister

Reuters - Petrobras starts oil production at P-75 platform

Maha El Dahan and Tuqa Khalid / Reuters - Saudi's Falih says analysis shows need for 1 mln bpd cut in oil output

Reuters - Iran's military ready to protect oil tankers against threats - senior officer

Reuters - Digitalisation can save oil upstream business $73 bln a year - Wood Mackenzie

Sonali Paul / Reuters -Australian looks to beef up grid for solar, wind power

Ron Bousso / Reuters - Oil majors spent 1 percent on green energy in 2018

Megan Rowling / Thomson Reuters Foundation -Finance for electricity access too little, too dirty - energy body SEforALL

Christopher Johnson / Reuters -Oil falls Tuesday after Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply



Monday Nov. 12, 2018

Reuters - Colombias's guerrillas bomb again Cano Limon pipeline

Reuters -Engie Brasil Energia to finance wind farms through forward sales -executive

R.Nickel and D. Gaffen / Reuters - Keystone XL pipeline project on another setback , U.S. judge halts construction in a blow to Trump

Reuters - Baker Hughes weekly report: U.S. drillers add oil rigs for fourth week in five

Reuters - Nord Stream 2 pipeline a political game - U.S. energy secretary

Reuters -Diesel summit result is step in right direction - German govt

Reuters - French environment minister Francois de Rugy sees "fewer" nuclear reactors by 2028

Florence Tan and Jane Chung / Reuters - South Korea buyers heading to Iran for talks on resuming oil imports -sources

Reuters - CNPC lifting equity oil from Iran as normal - exec

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil rises Monday after Saudi warns weaker demand may warrant 1 million bpd output cut





Friday Nov. 09, 2018

Reuters -Brazil regulator approves diesel subsidy payment to Petrobras

John Kemp / Reuters - U.S. government's borrowing binge poses global risks: Kemp

Reuters - China likely to more than triple nuclear power capacity by 2030 - official

Reuters -Tokyo Gas to buy LNG from Energia Costa Azul LNG project in Mexico

Reuters - Norway's Ivar Aasen and Edvard Grieg oilfields shut

Sebastien Malo / Thomson Reuters Foundation -U.S. environmentalists welcome wins by 'Green New Deal' candidates

Reuters - China crude imports rise to all-time high on record in Oct

Eliana Raszewski / Reuters - U.S. to review antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel -Argentina

Mateus Maia / Reuters - Bolsonaro faces first fiscal setback as judges' pay rises

Christopher Johnson / Reuters -Oil in bear market Friday as supply rises and demand growth slows




Thursday Nov. 08, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong /MarketWatch - Oil ends lower Thursday for a ninth straight session and enters a bear market

Liz Hampton / Reuters - Colorado voters reject tougher rules on oil and gas drilling

Reuters - Fracking could generate $500 mln per year in Colombia -study

Reuters - Bolsonaro to keep Monteiro as CEO of Petrobras

Reuters - EIA weekly report: U.S. crude inventories increase, diesel stocks down

John Kemp / Reuters - Russia and Saudi Arabia's oil-market management challenge -Kemp

S&P Global -Platts OPEC survey: Saudi Arabia, UAE set all-time crude output highs as OPEC Oct total dips to 33.04 mil b/d; Venezuela 1.18 mil b/d

Reuters - PetroChina agrees 2019 annual crude supply deals with Saudi Aramco and Kuwait

Reuters - Third China Westinghouse AP1000 reactor ready for commercial operation

Reuters - Imperial Oil to build new Canada oil sand project

Henning Gloystein / Reuters -Oil rises Thursday as China reports record crude imports, but soaring U.S. output caps gains



Wednesday Nov. 07, 2018

Reuters - Enel plays down talk of move for Colombia's Electricaribe

Reuters -PDVSA crude sales to the U.S. fell 19 pct in Oct

Reuters -Petrobras Distribuidora profit soars, boosted by debt settlement

John Kemp / Reuters - U.S. natural gas prices surge on cold weather forecast

Reuters - Petrobras approves dividend payment of $349m - filing

Reuters -U.S. waiver allows China to buy 360,000 bpd of Iran oil for 180 days

B. C. Munthe / Reuters - Indonesia's PLN gets $1.6 bln loan for giant power station project

Henning Gloystein / Reuters -Iran oil exports to plummet in Nov, but rebound on way as buyers use waivers

Reuters -Canada's British Columbia introduces new project review rules

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil dips Wednesday amid well-supplied market, Iran sanction waivers

Tuesday Nov. 06, 2018

A. Boadle, R. Brito / Reuters -Bolsonaro must juggle deficit, crime priorities

Reuters -Eni to look at sanctions measures to see if it can use Iranian crudes

Reuters - Brazil oil output falls 5.9 pct in Sept -ANP

John Kemp/Reuters - Hedge funds turn negative on oil

Laurie Goering / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Floating solar panels buoy access to clean energy in Asia

Wendell Roelf / Reuters - Nigeria NPC says Shell, ExxonMobil also looking at crude swaps

Lesley Wroughton, Parisa Hafezi / Reuters - Iran vows to defy "bullying" as US triggers more sanctions

Reuters -Total and Sempra Energy sign north America LNG deal

Reuters - U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

Shadia Nasralla /Reuters -Oil prices down Tuesday on Iran sanction exemptions, demand concerns


Monday Nov. 05, 2018

Marc Frank / Reuters - Cuba lowers economic growth forecast as trade continues to drop

D. Krishna Kumar and D.Gaffen / Reuters - Oil rally faces tidal wave of supply

Lawrence Hurley/Reuters-U.S. top court rejects Trump administration bid to halt climate trial

Reuters - Baker Hughes weekly report: U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for first week in four

Reuters - Chevron quarterly profit doubles as U.S. oil production jumps

Reuters - Both Russian and U.S. gas are in Germany's future energy mix - official

Nichola Groom /Reuters -Trump's latest tariffs undercut his first trade salvo in solar

Erwin Seba / Reuters - U.S. refiners boost processing capacity to accommodate shale -Moody's

Jessica Jaganathan / Reuters - Heavy gas storage volumes choking off N.Asia LNG demand

Christopher Johnson /Reuters - Oil slips Monday as U.S. sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant


Friday Nov. 02, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong /Reuters - Oil prices suffer Friday a 4th straight weekly loss

Rod Nickel / Reuters -Canadian oil, gas drilling seen slipping in 2019 -industry group

M. Parraga, A. I. Martinez / Reuters - Pemex likely to launch McDermott offshore platform in April

Reuters - Ecopetrol could invest $3-3.5 bln in 2019, same as this year

Reuters - Petrobras, Engie unlikely to end TAG pipeline company talks before Feb -Engie CEO

J. Payne and A. Cooper /Reuters - Nigeria shores up fuel needs ahead of 2019 election with BP deal

Jane Chung / Reuters - 'Positive outlook' for renewable energy, but more efforts needed - Global Green Growth Institute

Meng Meng, Chen Aizhu / Reuters - China's Sept Iran crude imports fall 34 pct, U.S. shipments doubled -customs

Reuters -Shell profits soar to four-year high but still miss forecasts

Reuters - Petronas supplies first LNG cargo to marine-fuel vessel ahead of IMO 2020

Christopher Johnson/Reuters -Oil steadies Friday before U.S. sanctions on Iran

Thursday Nov. 01, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong /MarketWatch - Oil drops over 2% Thursday, pushing the U.S. benchmark to its lowest finish since April

Julia Symmes Cobb / Reuters - Ecopetrol profit nearly triples on oil price boost

Reuters - Petrobras to sell Nigerian oil assets for $1.5 bln

Roberta Rampton / Reuters -Trump's policy in Venezuela and Cuba in focus in Bolton Florida's speech Thursday

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Survey: OPEC oil output rises to highest since 2016 despite Iran -Reuters

David Ljunggren / Reuters -Canadian economy booming and growing for seventh month in a row

Reuters -Rouhani tells Iranians to brace for hard times under U.S. sanctions

Nichola Groom / Reuters - Oil majors outspends billionaires in Washington state carbon tax fight

Henning Gloystein / Reuters -Oil refiners face rollercoaster ride as fuel margins seesaw

John Kemp / Reuters - Economic outlook deteriorates and send oil prices in a down fall -Kemp

Amanda Cooper / Reuters -Oil prices drop Thursday as wave of supply meets global economic gloom

Thursday Nov. 01, 2018

Julia Symmes Cobb / Reuters - Ecopetrol profit nearly triples on oil price boost

Reuters - Petrobras to sell Nigerian oil assets for $1.5 bln

Roberta Rampton / Reuters -Trump's policy in Venezuela and Cuba in focus in Bolton Florida's speech Thursday

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Survey: OPEC oil output rises to highest since 2016 despite Iran -Reuters

David Ljunggren / Reuters -Canadian economy booming and growing for seventh month in a row

Reuters -Rouhani tells Iranians to brace for hard times under U.S. sanctions

Nichola Groom / Reuters - Oil majors outspends billionaires in Washington state carbon tax fight

Henning Gloystein / Reuters -Oil refiners face rollercoaster ride as fuel margins seesaw

John Kemp / Reuters - Economic outlook deteriorates and send oil prices in a down fall -Kemp

Amanda Cooper / Reuters -Oil prices drop Thursday as wave of supply meets global economic gloom

Wednesday Oct. 31, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil suffers biggest monthly loss Wednesday in more than 2 years

Reuters - Bolsonaro approached Petrobras's former board member Castello Branco about being company CEO

Reuters - Venezuela a threat to regional stability, security – Senior Treasury U.S. official

Reuters - Medellin's utility EPM to sell assets for up to $1.25 billion

Nidhi Verma / Reuters - Trafigura's Puma Energy seeks license for retail fuel sales in India

Reuters - Ethanol producer Cosan eying refining partnership with Petrobras

Reuters -U.S. to become key source of global energy supplies

Julie Gordon, Scott DiSavino / Reuters -Next-wave LNG race hits hurdles in U.S.-China trade war

Reuters -High oil prices hurting consumers, could have adverse implications for producers -IEA Birol

John Kemp / Reuters -Hedge funds cut bullish bets on oil to lowest for over a year

Marcelo Teixeira / Reuters - Bolsonaro backs Brazil's ethanol industry, pledges partnership

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil rises one percent Wednesday ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran


Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018

Reuters -Bolsonaro says Brazil will again lead ethanol production

Luis Jaime Acosta / Reuters -Ecopetrol proposing to starts fracking trials in Colombia

Reuters - Cemig's Cia Energética de Minas Gerais receives 'tentative offer' for Santo Antônio hydropower dam stake

K. Samanta, P. Mukherjee /Reuters - After years of global success, India's Reliance Industries faces oil shock at home

T. Gardner, H. Pamuk, H. Gloystein /Reuters -Trump's Iran sanctions resolve faces test from oil-thirsty China, India

Isabelle Gerretsen / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Big leading multinacional brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste

Megha Bahree / Thomson Reuters Foundation -India's villagers lose homes, land to feed country's booming power sector

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil prices dip Tuesday on rising supply, trade tensions

Monday Oct. 29, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / Reuters - Oil prices decline Monday as demand worries outweigh Iran supply challenges

Reuters Dubai newsroom - Iran starts oil sales to private exporters to beat U.S. sanctions

E. Raszewski, H. Bronstein /Reuters - YPF to spend billions to boost Argentina's oil and gas output

Luciano Costa / Reuters - France's Engie moves in Brazil into street lighting and beyond power generation

Reuters -Baker Hughes wk report : U.S. drillers add oil rigs for third week in a row

Reuters -U.N. IMO agency tightens carriage of high sulphur marine fuel after 2020

Reuters - First U.S. LNG import into Britain's South Hook by Vitol

Reuters -New EPR nuclear reactors for France to be built between 2021 and 2025 to be decide by govt- AFP

David Shepardson / Reuters - GM wants Trump administration to back national electric vehicle program

John Kemp / Reuters - IMO maritime rule change stirs fears of diesel shortage - Kemp

Amanda Cooper / Reuters -Oil falls Monday as economic outlook grows gloomier

Friday Oct. 26, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong /MarketWatch - Oil prices settle higher Friday, but suffer a third weekly decline

Stephanie Kelly / Reuters - U.S. seeks 'pragmatic' approach to new IMO'S marine fuel standards

Reuters - Brasil's Bolsonaro would keep country in Paris Agreement

Reuters - Ecopetrol cleans spill after latest bomb attack on Cano Limon pipeline

Reuters -Bolsonaro mulls flexible taxes for fuels, Petrobras to set fuel prices freely

Reuters - S. Arabia Energy Minister says market intervention may be needed to cut oil stockpiles

Clyde Russell / Reuters - Iran's crude oil customers turn away, more cargoes being stored

Reuters - Neil Chatterjee appointed to head US energy regulation panel

Geisha Alonzo / T&TGuardian -US Ambassador to Trinidad & Tobago: Investors want transparency

A. Rockcliffe-Campbell /Kaieteur News - Guyana not yet set to become a successful oil & gas producer

Christopher Johnson/ Reuters - Oil falls Friday on oversupply worries despite Iran sanctions

Thursday Oct. 25, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / Reuters - Oil ends higher a second straight day Thursday as traders take cue from a stock-market bounce

Reuters -WTI's Midland crude discount deepens to $6.25 a barrel amid pipeline repairs

Reuters -Exxon sue by the State of New York for misleading investors on climate change risk

Alissa de Carbonnel /Reuters -EU to ban throw-away plastics

Reuters -Petrobras fires up new platform in offshore Lula field

Aaron Sheldrick / Reuters - Australia will not trigger LNG export controls -minister

Alanah Torralba /Thomson Reuters Foundation - Could Diesel or solar power help the Philippines turn greener?

David Gaffen / Reuters - EIA report:U.S. crude stocks rise as fuel inventories draw down

LoopTT - Caribbean Development Bank grants TT $1.3M for flood relief

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Guyana's former president Jagdeo puts Caribbean Court of Justice on “credibility” notice over GECOM Chairmanship case

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices recover Thursday after stock markets plunge

Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch -U.S. oil prices end up as domestic supplies rise a 5th week, but gasoline stores drop

Reuters -Mexico's president-elect Lopez Obrador slams Pemex for crude import plan from U.S.

John Kemp / Reuters -Global economy is running out of momentum

Reuters -Saudis to hold to account those involved in Khashoggi killing

Reuters -Polish President says Nord Stream 2 should not be built

Reuters -S. Arabia signs $50 bln in oil, gas, infrastructure deals

Reuters - U.S. sanctions cannot stop crude exports -Iran's oil minister

Isabelle Gerretsen / Thomson Reuters Foundation -Zero carbon at sea? Rotterdam port eyes a greener future

Julien Neaves / TT Newsday - TT Senator Jennifer Raffoul: I am concerned about Venezuela, China deals

Guyana Chronicle - Caribbean Court of Justice upholds Presidential limit …nixes Guyana expresident Jagdeo third term bid

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Brent stable Wednesday after hefty losses as Iran sanctions return to focus

Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil settles 4% lower Tuesday as traders focus on Saudi pledge to play ‘responsible role' in market

Reuters -Total CEO to attend S. Arabia investment conference, EDF pulls out

Reuters -Steelmaker Usiminas says Ipatinga gas unit in Brazil could take 2 years to recover

Reuters -Phillips 66 to sell U.S. Bakken crude to Pemex

Reuters - U.S. EPA withdraws proposed Obama-era rule change for uranium miners S

Reuters -A new WTI future contract started trading on Monday in the ICE exchange

O. Tsukimori and A. Sheldrick / Reuters - IEA not worried about Saudi oil supply cuts over journalist's death - chief Birol

D. Chiacu and K. MacLellan / Reuters - S. Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

Azard Ali / TT Newsday -OWTU's Roget defiant despite Petrotrin termination letter

Guyana Chronicle - ASP report on Guyana: These new resources could help Guyana become a model for how to build sustainable security and prosperity

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil falls Tuesday as Saudi Arabia says it will play 'responsible role'

Monday Oct. 22 , 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch -Oil prices end barely higher Monda as traders monitor U.S.-Saudi tensions

Reuters -Peruvian natural gas plant resuming normal operations - Pluspetrol

Luis Jaime Acosta /Reuters - Gran Tierra oil pipeline in southern Colombia damaged by bomb -army

Reuters - CPPIB and Votorantim buy Sao Paulo state power company Cesp

Harshith Aranya /Reuters - Baker Hughes wk repory: U.S. rig count rises to highest since March 2015

John Kemp / Reuters - Low U.S. gas market stocks tempered by mild El Niño forecast

Reuters - Permian growth could be lower-than-anticipated - Schlumberger CEO

Reuters - China's refinery output hits record daily high in September

Looptt - Opposition walks out of Trinidad & Tobago Senate; slams Government for flood response

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - New Guyana Energy Department of the Ministry of the Presidency is responsible for oil and gas sector and doesn't diminish its importance – Harmon

Amanda Cooper / Reuters - Oil rises Monday above $80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase

Friday Oct. 18, 2018

William Watts / MarketWatch - Oil sees bounce Friday on Saudi concerns but suffers weekly drop

Tatiana Bautzer / Reuters - China's CSPIC eyes Brazilian hydro and thermal plants

Reuters -Ecuador expels Venezuela ambassador after Venezuelan official called Ecuadorean President a liar

Reuters - Peru suspends natural gas exports due an emergency on its gas supply, imposes fuel rationing

Julia Payne / Reuters - WTI a 24-hour benchmark due to rising U.S. shale exports -CME

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil prices ease as supply outlook improves

F.Tan and C. Aizhu / Reuters - Iranian oil carriers fleet heads to China ahead of U.S. sanctions

Reuters - Exxon looks to sign LNG supply deal with Chinese Zhejiang Energy

Carla Bridglal / TT Newsday - Trinidad & Tobago Govt announces Guaracara Refining Co. a new venture for Petrotrin refinery assets

Samuel Sukhnandan / Guyana Times - Guyana's oil revenue will not be squandered, promises the “good life” – Granger

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil up Friday but set for weekly loss on stock build, trade row

Thursday Oct. 18, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil Thursday tallies a two session decline of more than 4%

Alexandra Ulmer / Reuters - PDVSA management in another shakeup as oil production continue to fall : sources

Reuters - OPEC chief says Saudi Arabia has assured there will be no crude shortage

G. McWilliams and H. Gloystein /Reuters - Exxon bets big on China LNG, sidesteps trade war

Clyde Russell / Reuters - U.S. energy exports to China downhill as Trump trade war bites

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil weapon is a double-edged sword

Nichola Groom and Timothy Gardner / Reuters - U.S. states opposed to offshore drilling find hope in Interior Secretary's words

Diego Ore /Reuters - Mexico's next government faces bind in Pemex ethane Braskem-Idesa deal

Carla Bridglal /TT Newsday - Petrotrin moves to become Heritage Petroleum Company Ltd.

Denis Chabrol /Demerarawaves - Guyana president takes charge of oil and gas sector; Harmon not required to meet with oil company executives

Alex Lawler / Reuters -Oil slips below $80 Thursday on rising U.S. stockpiles

Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil ends below $70 a barrel Wednesday as inventories continue to rise

Reuters - Venezuela looking at banking in Asia, Europe - official

Reuters - Petrobras, China's CNPC sign accord advancing JV

K. Strohecker, A. Cooper, R. Carvalho /Reuters -Rising oil turns up heat on vulnerable emerging economies

N. Verma and P. Mukherjee / Reuters - OPEC urges oil producers to ramp up investment amid shrinking spare capacity

Reuters -Trump cannot bring oil prices down by "bullying" - Iran

N. Verma and P. Mukherjee / Reuters -India oil demand to rise by 5.8 mln bpd by 2040 - OPEC

D. Alire G. and M. Parraga / Reuters - Mexico's AMLO pushes big oil to hurry, but offers little

Azard Ali / TT Newsday - Petrotrin still owes A&V $84m - lead attorney for A&V

Kaieteur News - Raphael Trotman, Natural Resources Ministry still has active role in Energy Sector

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices fall Wednesday ahead of U.S. crude stocks data

Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch -Oil finishes higher Tuesday on U.S.-Saudi tensions, concerns over tighter crude supplies

C. Denina and D. Afanasieva /Reuters - Cepsa IPO to the freezer, could jeopardise other energy listings

Reuters - PDVSA preparing $950 mln payment on 2020 bond -sources

Gabriel Stargardter / Reuters - Brazil far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro could revise pre-salt oil contracts

John Benny / Reuters - With oil prices around $80 offshore drillers eye recovery by 2020

John Kemp / Reuters - Funds traders continue profit-taking as oil prices easy

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Iranian oil exports down further as Trump's sanctions near

Maina Waruru / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Crowdfunded solar panels could help many rural people across Africa

LoopTT - NGC CNG to sponsor in TT conversion of 1000 taxis, maxi taxis from January

Svetlana Marshall / Guyana Chronicle - Guyana, Canadian Province of Newfoundland and Labrador sign oil and gas cooperation pact

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil falls Tuesday on U.S. shale output, expected stocks data

Monday Oct. 15, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil settles Monday with a modest gain as traders weigh U.S.-Saudi tensions versus demand worries

Timothy Gardner / Reuters - Trump administration kills Mixed Oxide (MOX) project for plutonium-to-fuel plant

Reuters - Oil production in U.S. Gulf of Mexico off 32 pct from storm - BSEE regulator

Reuters - PetroEcuador to tender new fuel, sulfur units at Esmeraldas refinery

Reuters - Baker Hughes weekly report: U.S. drillers add oil rigs for first week in four

Susanna Twidale / Reuters - UK no-deal Brexit means complications for power imports - government paper

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - IEA says world oil market "adequately supplied for now"

Reuters - Engie's Belgian problems with four nuclear reactors are minor - nuclear regulator says

Corey Connelly / TT Newsday - Petrotrin terminated 5,000-plus workers, Paria, Heritage companies to take over State oil operations

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Canadian trade mission to visit Guyana, set to sign oil and gas MoU

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices rise Monday on Saudi tensions; demand outlook drags

Friday Oct. 12, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil benchmark gains for the session Friday, but weekly loss is first in five weeks

Reuters - Colombia's constitutional court says referendums cannot stop mining, oil projects

Reuters - U.S. oil firms restoring operations a Gulf of Mexico after Michael

Reuters - EIA says U.S. crude stocks up by 6 mln barrels - report

Ricardo Brito / Reuters - Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall

Alex Lawler and Amanda Cooper / Reuters - OPEC says oil market well supplied, wary of 2019 surplus

John Kemp / Reuters - Global economy falters as politicians take expansion for granted

R. Bousso and D. Zhdannikov / Reuters - Big Oil still reluctant to open spending taps - Goldman Sachs

Roget: No reports of new Petrotrin termination letters

Kaieteur News - Guyana High Court orders release of venezuelan aircraft seized by SOCU

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil edges further above $80 Friday but weaker demand view weighs


Thursday Oct. 11, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil takes a hit Thusrday as U.S. supplies rise a third week and global stock markets drop

Susan Heavey / Reuters - U.S. says Venezuela regime involved in opposition politician's death

Reuters -Ecopetrol's Cano Limon pipeline has no restart date yet

Jessica Resnick-Ault/ Reuters - EIA forecast: U.S. oil output to grow faster than expected to record in 2018

Reuters - S. Arabia to supply about 4 mln bbls of extra oil to India in Nov.

Inna Lazareva / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Can Africa make plastic recycling pay? Cameroon is trying

Reuters - Kosmos Energy abandons second offshore well in Suriname

Yereth Rosen / Reuters - Oil flowing at new site at the farthest-west site in Alaska - ConocoPhillips

Jada Loutoo / TT Newsday - Petrotrin go-ahead and send home all its workers after injunction lifted

Kiana Wilburg / Kaieteur News - Guyana EPA Head begins review of National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil extends losses Thursday as markets fall, inventories climb

Wednesday Oct.10, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil drops near 2-week lows Wednesday as economist deems Hurricane Michael a ‘non-event for oil production'

Devika Krishna Kumar / Reuters - Florida's Panhandle faces Michael 'hurricane of a century'

Patricia Zengerle / Reuters - U.S. senior Senator Bob Corker sees 'options' for U.S.-Venezuela relations after visit

David Alire Garcia / Reuters - Talos, Sierra & Premier eye possible tie-up with Pemex next year for Zama find

Reuters - Berlin to impose diesel bans on some streets on court orders

Ron Bousso / Reuters - U.S. grants waiver licence to BP, Serica to run Iran-owned North Sea field

Clyde Russell / Reuters - War on coal is coming and China is still the key

John Kemp / Reuters - Brent falls as fund traders take profits after rally

Stacey Moore / TT Newsday - TT trade unions are outdated - Petrotrin Chairman Wilfred Espinet

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Guyana open for new maritime business with British-funded US$1.1 million hydrographic survey

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil dips Wednesday as IMF cuts growth outlook; eyes on hurricane

Tuesday Oct. 09, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil boosted Tuesday by signs Iran crude exports falling, Hurricane Michael threat

Devika Krishna Kumar / Reuters - Hurricane Michael heads for Florida gathering strength

Reuters - Hurricane Michael warnings made BHP Billiton close down two U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms

Nidhi Verma / Reuters - India looking for U.S. sanctions waiver after cutting Iran oil imports - officials

Rania El Gamal and Ron Bousso / Reuters - Baker Hughes pay $550 million for 5 pct of ADNOC Drilling

Reuters - Norway proposes to sell 46.8 mln EU carbon dioxide emission permits in 2019 -fiscal budget

Alex Lawler/Reuters - Iranian oil exports drop further rocked by Trump's sanctions

N. Chestney and J. Chung / Reuters - United Nations warns world must take "unprecedented" steps to avert worst effects of global warming

Shane Superville / TT Newsday - Petrotrin to file appeal today for the injunction granted to OWTU on Petrotrin

Jarryl Bryan / Guyana Times - Guyana to get US$35 million from World Bank before first oil

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices rise Tuesday as Iranian crude exports fall


Monday Oct. 08, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong /MarketWatch - Oil ends lower Monday on talk U.S. waivers on Iran sanctions, but Hurricane Michael limits loss

Alexis Akwagyiram / Reuters - Nigerian Chibok girls champion, ex-minister Ezekwesili to run for president

Reuters -U.S. ethanol exports to Brazil drop to nearly 3-year low - export data

Reuters -Canadian Precision Drilling to buy Trinidad Drilling in C$1.03 bln deal

Reuters -Pemex says crude tender failed, looking for news offers

John Kemp / Reuters - Oil prices enter the danger zone for consumers

Azard Ali / TT Newsday - Petrotrin termination letters, sandwiches for workers

Sean Douglas / TT Newsday - Trinidad & Tobago MP David Lee says “This Energy Minister is delusional”

Naeeza Yahya / Guyana Chronicle - CGX Energy begins work on US$200M deep-water harbour in Guyana

Samuel Sukhnandan / Guyana Times - Government of Canada advocates for free, fair elections in Guyana

Alex Lawler / Reuters - Oil drops to around $83 Monday on expectations Iran will maintain some exports


Friday Oct. 05, 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil ends nearly flat Friday, as Brent declines, but both benchmarks tally fourth weekly climb in a row

Rod Nickel / Reuters - Canadian small oil producers cut crude prices due to clogged pipelines

Marianna Parraga / Reuters - U.S. purchases of Venezuelan oil in September rose to their highest in over a year - Refinitiv Eikon

S. N. Lynch, L. Lambert and C. Bing / Reuters - U.S. indicts Russian intelligence agents on hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

L. Karagiannopoulos and T. Solsvik / Reuters - Norway will require airlines to mix 'advanced' biofuel into jet fuel from 2020

Reuters -Iran will deliver a slap and defeat America by defeating sanctions- Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Gregory Scruggs / Thomson Reuters Foundation - On the road to zero carbon, Portland pinches off fossil fuels

Corey Connelly / TT Newsday - On ending Petrotrin operations, ‘We will be guided by ruling of court' -TT Energy minister

Sean Douglas / Newsday - Oil-sand mining coming to TT?

Kiana Wilburg / Kaieteur News - Exxon fails to submit all pertinent data to Guyana Revenue Authority on $900M pre-contract costs audit, deadline extended

Christopher Johnson / Reuters - Oil prices rise Friday on Iran sanctions, outlook uncertain

Thursday 04 , Oct. 03 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. oil drops nearly 3% Thursday on domestic stockpile surge, talk of efforts to raise output

Reuters - Mexican president-elect Lopez Obrador, Trump agree economic development can stem illegal migration

Reuters -Petrobras says test well at Mero field a Libra pre-salt area reached 58,000 bpd

Anne Marie Roantree / Reuters - China "totally stopped" U.S. crude oil shipments amid trade war - shipping exec

Reuters - Hyundai Oilbank inks gasoline supply deal with Mexico's private oil trader PMI

Reuters - Trump: I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without U.S. support

John Kemp / Reuters - OPEC and traders in standoff over oil market outlook

Corey Connelly / TT Newsday - Trinidad to go full speed ahead with Alutech project

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Guyanese oil sector companies lining up to acquire ISO international standards certification

Kiana Wilburg /Kaieteur News - Mexico to help Guyana strengthen regulatory capacity for oil sector - Executive Director of ASEA of Mexico

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil slips Thursday as Saudi and Russia quietly agree output rise, U.S. stocks swell

Wednesday, Oct. 03 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil prices rally back on Wednesday to nearly 4-year highs despite biggest weekly U.S. crude supply rise of the year

Reuters - Brazil's powerful FPA farm lobby endorses far-right presidential candidate Jairo Bolsonaro

Marianna Parraga / Reuters - Venezuela's crude exports fall for delay in repairs in PDVSA Jose oil port terminal

Laurence Frost /Reuters - Electric cars cast doubts on profits

Clyde Russell / Reuters - Hydrocarbons may be about to repeat coal's hubris

S. Kelly, R. El Gamal / Reuters - An OPEC Bill to allow the U.S. to sue the organization is drawing renewed interest

Holger Hansen and Markus Wacket /Reuters - German politicians agree on cutting cities pollution with a secret diesel deal

Zoe Tabary / Thomson Reuters Foundation - Green and inclusive? Paris builds a carbon neutral future with a social conscience

Richardson Dhalai / TT Newsday - Trinidad's workers union OWTU file an injunction against Petrotrin in court today

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves -Guyana nears decision on new fuel supplier following closure of Trinidad's Petrotrin refinery

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Oil edges up Wednesday on Iran sanctions, but U.S. supply and strong dollar weigh


Tuesday , Oct. 02 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - Oil eases back Tuesday from 4-year highs with data expected to show a weekly rise in U.S. crude supplies

RReuters - Vitol to acquire 50 pct of Brazilian fuel distribution company Rodoil

Reuters - Brazil oil output falls 2.1 pct in August to 2.52 mln bpd -regulator

Reuters - Pemex launches tender to import U.S. crude cargo -document

John Kemp / Reuters - Saudi Arabia and allies will not replace all the Iranian crude

Reuters - Husky Energy made an unsolicited offer to buy MEG Energy in $5 bln deal

Sean Douglas / TT Newsday - New price of super gasoline not linked to Petrotrin closure - Energy Minister

Richarson Dhalai / TT Newsday - Petrotrin has failed to deliver its project upgrades

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Mexico Safety Agency shares oil industry expertise with Guyana

A. Rockcliffe-Campbell / Kaieteur News - Guyana's contract with Tullow Oil “What a giveaway!” even worse than the lopsided ExxonMobil agreement – Expert

Ahmad Ghaddar / Reuters - Oil trades near four-year peak Tuesday ahead of sanctions on Iran


Monday, Oct. 01 2018

Mayra P. Saefong / MarketWatch - U.S. and Brent crude reach highest settlements in nearly 4 years

Marianna Parraga and David Alire Garcia / Reuters - Mexico's oil industry must double oil exploration spending to halt output fall -Pemex

Reuters - Mexico's oil regulator CNH backs Pemex picking its own partners

EIA weekly report: U.S. crude output reaches record 10.96 mln bpd in July

Scott DiSavino / Reuters - Baker Hughes weekly report: U.S. oil drillers add fewest rigs in quarter since 2017

Alexandra Alper and Gabriel Stargardter / Reuters - Chevron, Shell clinch Saturno block in Brazil pre-salt oil tender

Alissa de Carbonnel / Reuters - Belgium's Electrabel fast-tracks reactor restart as country faces power shortfall

Reuters - BP make key personnel moves Asia, Americas

Reuters - Shell sees 2020 -2021 peak output in Brazil's Lula field

Reuters - Trump calls Saudi Arabia's King Salman to discuss oil supplies

Stacy Moore / TT Newsday - Petrotrin plants upgraded with state-of-the-art technology

Denis Chabrol / Demerarawaves - Foreign Minister cautious about direct transfers of ‘oil money' to Guyana's very poor

Kiana Wilburg / Kaieteur News - Guyana will succumb to oil curse without strong leadership – UK Professor Butler

Henning Gloystein / Reuters - Brent oil hits four-year high Monday ahead of Iran sanctions, but demand may stutter









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