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1. News on Oil Prices
 25 April 2018 : NYMEX May gas futures rise 2.9 cents to $2.769/MMBtu   {platts.com}
The NYMEX May natural gas futures ticked up during morning trading Tuesday, rising to its highest price since the April contract . . .
 25 April 2018 : Southland gas prices rise to highest amount since August 2015  {mynewsla.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose six-tenths of a cent Tuesday to . . .
 25 April 2018 : AAA: Gas prices in St. George average $3.11, far above the...  {thespectrum.com}
Record demand and rising oil prices are starting to hit Southern Utahns in their wallets . . .
 25 April 2018 : Kuwait oil price falls to USD 68.90 pb  {kuna.net.kw}
Price of Kuwaiti oil went down by two cents to USD 68.90 per barrel Monday after it was at USD 68.92 pb on Friday . . .
 25 April 2018 : Oil hits $75 as Iran sanction fears mount   {bbc.com}
Oil prices hit $75 on Tuesday, the highest level in nearly three and a half years, as fears mounted over the prospect . . .
 24 April 2018 : Georgia gas prices highest since Hurricane Harvey  {wtoc.com}
The national gas price average in the nation is $2.76, the highest it has been at this time in the last four years . . .
 24 April 2018 : Gas prices remaining high across Regina  {620ckrm.com}
The average price of gas in Regina is mainly in the 1.20/litre area, but some centres, particularly in BC, are upwards of a $1.43/litre . . .
 24 April 2018 : Gas prices continue to rise in San Diego County  {patch.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose a tenth of a cent Monday to $3.608 . . .
 24 April 2018 : Rhode Island gas prices the highest they've been in 3 years  {wpri.com}
The price of gas in Rhode Island has skyrocketed over the past few weeks, and local experts say it may continue to rise . . .
 24 April 2018 : Gas prices reach 157.9 cents a litre, breaking Vancouver record  {bc.ctvnews.ca}
Drivers woke up to more pain at the pumps Monday as prices reached 157.9 cents a litre in parts of Metro Vancouver . . .
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2. Rig News
 24 April 2018 : Ocean Rig UDW Inc. announces agreement to postpone delivery...  {globenewswire.com}
Ocean Rig UDW Inc., an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that its subsidiary that . . .
 24 April 2018 : Offshore rig operator Borr Drilling cuts jobs in Texas  {Reuters}
Offshore rig operator Borr Drilling cut 66 jobs in Texas at the end of March, according to a state regulatory notice . . .
 24 April 2018 : Attollo secures jack-up rig contracts  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Attollo Offshore, a leading offshore marine operator, has heralded Q2 by signing multiple multi-million pounds jack-up contracts . . .
 23 April 2018 : Rowan Drilling hit with HSE improvement notice  {energyvoice.com}
HSE says the workers onboard failed to demonstrate safe use of the jacking control console, which is used to raise and lower the rig’s legs . . .
 21 April 2018 : LLOG contracts Rowan ultra-deepwater drillship   {offshore-mag.com}
In the US Gulf of Mexico, LLOG has awarded the ultra-deepwater drillship Rowan Resolute a two-well contract with an estimated . . .
 21 April 2018 : Permian Basin dominates another rig count jump   {mrt.com}
West Texas' Permian Basin single-handedly accounted for another jump in the number of rigs actively drilling for petroleum . . .
 21 April 2018 : US oil rig count rises by 5; crude price dips slightly  {247wallst.com}
In the week ending April 20, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 820, up by five compared . . .
 20 April 2018 : Fewer than 100 rigs now at work  {jwnenergy.com}
The active rig count declined to fewer than 100 this week, with 95 drilling rigs at work across Western Canada on Thursday afternoon . . .
 20 April 2018 : Rowan Companies awarded contracts for drillship...  {splash247.com}
Houston-headquarterd offshore driller Rowan Companies has reported new contracts for a drillship and two jackup rigs in its latest fleet status report . . .
 20 April 2018 : Keppel plagued by offshore sector despite oil price recovery  {asia.nikkei.com}
The Singaporean state-linked conglomerate on Thursday said its net profit for the January-March quarter rose 34% from a year ago to 337 million . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 25 April 2018 : Lebanon to prepare for second offshore oil and gas licensing...   {Reuters}
Lebanon’s energy minister said on Tuesday he had asked the country’s petroleum authority to start preparing for a second . . .
 25 April 2018 : Oil explorers see confidence return after shale shock, price...   {platts.com}
Oil and gas exploration is regaining momentum after the lean years in which budgets were slashed, with seismic technology . . .
 24 April 2018 : New Zealand halts new offshore oil, gas exploration permits  {ogj.com}
The New Zealand government has made the surprise announcement that it will not grant any new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration . . .
 24 April 2018 : BP to expand exploration in Azerbaijani part of Caspian in 2019  {platts.com}
BP expects to launch a number of exploration projects in the Caspian Sea to boost its presence in the region, with new drilling . . .
 24 April 2018 : Iraq to auction oil exploration contracts on Thursday  {Economic Times}
Iraq will hold an auction to award exploration and development contracts to international energy companies on Thursday . . .
 24 April 2018 : Savannah Petroleum make African oil discovery  {energyvoice.com}
Following well testing, Savannah said it expects to install a downhole completion assembly to Bushiya-1 so as to enable it to function . . .
 23 April 2018 : ORG’s studies on Caspian Sea oil, gas reserves promising...  {tehrantimes.com}
ORG submitted the result of its studies related to Sardar Jangal and three other exploration blocks to the NIOC on Saturday . . .
 23 April 2018 : SDX Energy makes major gas discovery in Morocco  {moroccoworldnews.com}
SDX Energy’s latest discovery has exceeded expectations. The UK-based gas company announced on Friday, April 20, a new gas discovery . . .
 21 April 2018 : Oil and gas exploration 3D seismic survey nearly 50% complete   {loopjamaica.com}
Tullow Oil is reporting steady progress on its oil exploration 3D seismic survey with just over 45 per cent of the data . . .
 21 April 2018 : SDX makes gas discovery in Morocco   {energyvoice.com}
SDX estimates a mid-case volume of 10 billion standard cubic feet of natural gas could be recovered, along with 55 thousand . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 24 April 2018 : Analysis: India ends Q1 with strong oil demand growth, recovery seen intact  {platts.com}
India ended the first quarter of 2018 with robust oil products demand growth of 8.5%, the fastest quarterly growth since Q3 2016 . . .
 23 April 2018 : Asian oil demand to hit record, but industry can't take eyes...  {businesstimes.com.sg}
Asian oil demand will hit a record in April just as global crude values are lifted to levels not seen in three years by Middle East supply risks . . .
 25 April 2018 : Chinese gas consumption up 10%   {interfaxenergy.com}
China’s gas consumption increased by 9.8% year on year in the first three months of 2018, to 71.2 billion cubic metres . . .
 21 April 2018 : US natural gas consumption fell on April 12–18  {marketrealist.com}
The year-over-year rise in natural gas consumption was due to the rise in consumption from the residential, commercial . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 25 April 2018 : First growth in India’s natural gas production in six years   {Economic Times}
India’s natural gas production grew for the first time in six years in 2017-18. Gas output grew 2.35 per cent to 32,64 . . .
 24 April 2018 : Poland's PGNiG says Q1 gas sales up 13 pct y-o-y  {Reuters}
Poland’s dominant gas firm Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA said on Monday it sold 9.9 billion cubic metres of gas in the first quarter of 2018 . . .
 24 April 2018 : US tight oil production moves up a gear  {petroleum-economist.com}
The wave of new American tight oil supply hitting the market continues to gather pace. Shale producers are expected to add another 125,000 barrels . . .
 23 April 2018 : Colombian oil production rose 6.5% in March to 856,478 barrels...  {financecolombia.com}
With average production of 856,478 barrels of oil per day, output increased by 6.5% year-over-year in Colombia in March . . .
 23 April 2018 : Iran gasoline output to reach 105 ml/d  {financialtribune.com}
Iran's gasoline production will reach 105 million liters per day by the fiscal yearend upon the completion of its biggest refinery . . .
 22 April 2018 : Russia eyes an exit, while Saudi Arabia holds oil...   {thenational.ae}
Opec kingpin Saudi Arabia is set to maintain a global pact to curb oil output as prices top three-year highs . . .
 21 April 2018 : Curzon Energy to accelerate production with additional...   {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
The oil and gas producer said it believes the additional work will allow access to twice as many pay zones as well as shortening . . .
 21 April 2018 : North Dakota oil production slips but set for 2018 milestone  {zacks.com}
As per North Dakota’s oil regulator, the state’s daily crude output fell 0.4% in February after edging down 0.3% in the previous month . . .
 21 April 2018 : Petrobras oil production in Brazil dips in March   {Reuters}
Petrobras oil production in Brazil in March totaled 2.07 million barrels per day on average, or 0.8 percent less than reported in . . .
 21 April 2018 : Kuwait reiterates OPEC output cut conformity  {kuna.net.kw}
The State of Kuwait has been committed to cutting oil production so as to restore balance at global markets, Kuwaiti Minister of Oil . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 25 April 2018 : Global oil supply surges to 1.9 mln bpd in Q1 2018 - OAPEC  {kuna.net.kw}
The world's oil supply has increased by 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd) to reach 98 million bpd in the first quarter of 2018, the . . .
 25 April 2018 : Cheniere to decide on Corpus Christi 3 LNG export...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Cheniere Energy Inc said it planned to make a final investment decision to build the . . .
 25 April 2018 : Iraq could transport up to 1 million bpd via Jordan's Red Sea port   {thenational.ae}
Iraq, Opec's second-largest producer, could transport up to a million barrels of oil per day through Jordan once work begins . . .
 25 April 2018 : Shell, Inpex race to export Aussie LNG  {marinelink.com}
Shell aims to start exports from Prelude LNG this year; Inpex hopes to commence shipments from Ichthys LNG . . .
 25 April 2018 : Nigeria’s crude oil export under threat as US increases...  {nairametrics.com}
There are reports that Nigeria’s crude oil exports are under pressure as the United States is flooding Europe market with . . .
 25 April 2018 : Azerbaijan to export gasoline of Euro-5 standard   {en.trend.az}
The Azerbaijani state company SOCAR will export gasoline of Euro-5 standard after the completion of the modernization . . .
 25 April 2018 : China's petrol, diesel exports hit record in March   {businesstimes.com.sg}
China's surging imports of crude oil this year are the major driver of higher prices on the demand side, but the flip side to . . .
 25 April 2018 : Uzbekistan to join Turkmenistan-India gas pipeline project   {akipress.com}
Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President . . .
 25 April 2018 : N.Y. nixes natural gas pipeline expansion permit   {kallanishenergy.com}
New York State regulators have denied a permit for a pipeline expansion designed to increase natural gas deliveries to . . .
 25 April 2018 : US judge gives conditional approval for Enbridge crude oil...   {platts.com}
Enbridge's plans to proceed with its Line 3 replacement project delivering an additional 380,000 b/d of Canadian crude to . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 25 April 2018 : Shell to shed downstream business in Argentina   {ogj.com}
Royal Dutch Shell PLC has signed an agreement to sell its downstream business in Argentina—including the 100,000-b/d Buenos Aires . . .
 24 April 2018 : ADNOC sets up oil trading business to help find new markets  {Reuters}
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company is setting up a new trading unit to handle its crude oil and refined products, part of the state-run firm’s efforts . . .
 24 April 2018 : Halliburton returns to Q1 profit on strong North America business  {oilprice.com}
On Monday, Halliburton reported a net income for the first quarter, compared to a net loss for the same period last year . . .
 23 April 2018 : Sapura Energy recovers on better upstream prospects  {themalaysianreserve.com}
Sapura Energy Bhd’s share price is moving closer to its fair value as investors reassess the oil and gas company’s fundamentals . . .
 21 April 2018 : Indonesia removes Pertamina chief after oil spill, other issues  {Reuters}
Indonesia's State Owned Enterprise Ministry has removed Pertamina Chief Executive Elia Massa Manik in a management shakeup . . .
 21 April 2018 : Shell’s profits soar from strong asian demand  {oilprice.com}
Oil major Shell has snapped up over 8 million barrels of June-loading crude oil grades from the Middle East and Russia and . . .
 21 April 2018 : TransCanada offers higher payments To Keystone XL landowners  {oilprice.com}
TransCanada will offer landowners along the route of the Nebraska section of its Keystone XL pipeline incentive payments . . .
 19 April 2018 : Chevron employees arrested as Venezuela clampdown escalates   {energyvoice.com}
Two employees of Chevron Corp., one of the few majors still helping Venezuela’s collapsing oil industry, were . . .
 18 April 2018 : Kuwait Petroleum Corp set to spend $113bln in 5 years   {zawya.com}
Kuwait plans to invest a whopping KD34 billion ($113 billion) over the next five years mainly to boost oil exploration . . .
 18 April 2018 : Australia's Woodside first quarter revenue rises 30 percent   {Reuters}
The country’s largest independent oil and gas producer said revenue rose to $1.17 billion for the quarter ended March 31 . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 25 April 2018 : ​LNG Canada EPC contract expected soon   {jwnenergy.com}
LNG Canada says it’s not in a position yet to confirm reports that a US$14 billion engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) . . .
 23 April 2018 : Optimism as govt, investors sign refinery deal  {independent.co.ug}
Uganda moved closer to building a $4bn oil refinery in Hoima following the signing of an agreement between the government . . .
 20 April 2018 : Gazprom and Saudi Aramco boost gas cooperation  {oilprice.com}
Russia’s state-controlled gas giant Gazprom and Saudi Aramco have agreed to boost their cooperation in the gas sector . . .
 20 April 2018 : Exxon, Iraq at odds on major oil contract  {oilprice.com}
An important oil industry contract between Exxon and Iraq could fall through, throwing a wrench in the works of Iraq’s oil industry expansion . . .
 16 April 2018 : Govt tweaks production sharing contracts mid-way...  {deccanchronicle.com}
In a severe jolt to ambitious plans of reducing crude oil imports by 10 per cent by 2022 by enhancing indigenous production of petroleum products . . .
 13 April 2018 : India, Saudi Aramco to partner on USD 44 billion refinery...  {businessworld.in}
Saudi Aramco on Wednesday signed an initial deal with a consortium of Indian refiners to build a $44 billion refinery and petrochemical project . . .
 11 April 2018 : Exxon, Qatar in talks for potential U.S. shale gas deal: report   {Reuters}
Exxon Mobil Corp is in talks with Qatar over a possible deal that could see the country investing in the company’s U.S. shale gas resources . . .
 10 April 2018 : L&T IT arm to digitise Exxon's exploration content   {business-standard.com}
Larson & Toubro (L&T) IT services arm on Monday said it has bagged a multi-million dollar digitisation deal from Exxon . . .
 9 April 2018 : Tubular solutions firm Vallourec wins contracts from...   {offshore-technology.com}
Tubing solutions provider Vallourec has secured contracts for the supply of products and services to the Brazilian national . . .
 9 April 2018 : Iran blames Iraq for delay in Kirkuk crude oil swap   {xinhuanet.com}
Iran's Petroleum Ministry said on Sunday that a delay in the implementation of an oil swap deal with Iraq is related to . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 25 April 2018 : Admiral Permian Resources acquires assets in Texas, US  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Independent oil and gas company Admiral Permian Resources has completed an acquisition of leasehold interests and related . . .
 24 April 2018 : BP closes deal to buy 49% stake in JV with Rosneft  {tass.com}
British BP closed the deal to enter the capital of Kharampurneftegaz, on the basis of which a joint venture is being established to develop two fields . . .
 24 April 2018 : Thai petroleum fields auction to begin Tuesday: Energy Minister  {Economic Times}
Thailand will begin auctions on Tuesday for petroleum fields in the Gulf of Thailand, Minister of Energy Siri Jirapongphan said on Monday . . .
 23 April 2018 : Chinese CEFC's agreement to buy 14% stake in Rosneft uncertain...  {platts.com}
Embattled conglomerate CEFC China Energy's agreement to take a stake in Russia's largest crude oil producer Rosneft faces uncertainty . . .
 23 April 2018 : Libya examining Total deal to purchase Marathon Oil: sources  {enca.com}
Libya is considering whether to intervene in a $450-million deal that French major Total announced last month to buy Marathon Oil's stake . . .
 21 April 2018 : Yorktown selling Egypt oil business Merlon   {Economic Times}
Private equity firm Yorktown Partners is selling its Egyptian-focused oil and gas company Merlon International, hoping to . . .
 21 April 2018 : Angola opens bids for Cobalt's former oil blocks  {Reuters}
Angola’s state-run oil firm Sonangol is inviting bids for stakes in two offshore oil blocks in Africa’s second-largest crude . . .
 20 April 2018 : Total buys 74% stake in Direct Energie in €1.4bn deal  {energylivenews.com}
Total’s 1.5 million client portfolio will be combined with Direct Energie’s 2.6 million clients and help towards establishing its position . . .
 20 April 2018 : Romania's Romgaz seeks to withdraw from two blocks in Slovakia...  {seenews.com}
Romanian natural gas producer Romgaz said on Thursday it will seek its shareholders' approval to withdraw from two blocks in Slovakia . . .
 20 April 2018 : Greece opens tender for sale of majority stake in...  {seenews.com}
Greece has launched a tender process for the sale of a stake of no less than 50.1% in Hellenic Petroleum, a leading energy group in Southeast Europe . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 25 April 2018 : Shale pipeline operator to pay fine in air pollution case   {wpxi.com}
A company that processes and transports natural gas and natural gas liquids in Ohio's and Pennsylvania's shale fields is agreeing . . .
 24 April 2018 : Shell clears air on Bodo oil spill pollution clean-up  {allafrica.com}
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited said it has commenced the clean-up of Bodo oil spill since September 2017 . . .
 24 April 2018 : 2,600 gallons of oil spill into Mississippi River  {nypost.com}
The Coast Guard says hundreds of gallons of heavy fuel oil have spilled into the Mississippi River in Louisiana from a chemical tanker . . .
 23 April 2018 : Kuwait says overnight fire at onshore oil rig now contained  {newsok.com}
Kuwait's state-run oil company says it has contained a fire at an onshore oil rig in the country's southwestern oilfields . . .
 21 April 2018 : BP oil spill still haunts off-shore drilling industry 8 years later   {cnbc.com}
Eight years ago, on April 20, 2010, BP's exploratory well located just 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana, blew out . . .
 21 April 2018 : Oil spill response ended in Port William   {ktuu.com}
Oil spill clean-up efforts in Port William, in Shuyak strait, ended Friday, according to an announcement from the U.S. Coast Guard . . .
 20 April 2018 : Indonesia says Panama-flagged ship caused major oil spill  {borneobulletin.com.bn}
Indonesia yesterday blamed a Panama-flagged ship for causing a major oil spill off Borneo island that killed five and sparked its worst environmental disaster in years . . .
 20 April 2018 : Slick solution for oil spills set to clean up  {chemeurope.com}
Polluted beaches, oily water, dead birds and marine life destruction caused by crude oil spills could be a thing of the past with pioneering new research . . .
 19 April 2018 : Eight years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, conservation along...  {globenewswire.com}
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today marks eight years of funding recovery efforts across the Gulf of Mexico . . .
 18 April 2018 : Colorado governments launch legal fight against Suncor and...  {denverpost.com}
Colorado communities on Tuesday launched a legal attack on the oil industry, demanding that Suncor Energy and ExxonMobil . . .
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11. OPEC News
 24 April 2018 : OPEC basket price at USD 70.36 pb  {kuna.net.kw}
OPEC daily basket price went down to USD 70.36 a barrel Friday, compared with USD 70.96 the previous day, OPEC said Monday . . .
 23 April 2018 : OPEC: Summer product market outlook  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Product markets in 2017 saw record-high refinery margins across the globe, and this encouraging momentum for global product markets has continued in the 1Q18 . . .
 20 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price up  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $69.39 a barrel on April 18, compared with $68.36 the previous day . . .
 19 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price decrease   {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $68.36 a barrel on April 17, which is less by 0.05 percent compared . . .
 16 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price up   {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $69.29 a barrel on Apr.13, compared with $68.73 the previous . . .
 16 April 2018 : OPEC to review oil output cut deal, consider extension...  {platts.com}
OPEC's next planned meeting in June will be a chance to review its oil production cut agreement . . .
 14 April 2018 : OPEC crude basket stable over $68  {laht.com}
The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries increased to $68.73 . . .
 14 April 2018 : OPEC says China’s oil futures contract promising but...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
OPEC said a new Chinese oil futures contracts hold promise, but still has a long way to go before being accepted as a regional benchmark . . .
 13 April 2018 : OPEC oil output falls in March as U.S. shale production grows  {marketwatch.com}
OPEC said Thursday its crude oil output fell last month amid compliance with the oil cartel’s agreement to cut production . . .
 13 April 2018 : OPEC sees higher 2018 oil supply from rivals, stronger oil demand  {moneycontrol.com}
OPEC on Thursday revised its forecast for supply growth from its rivals for 2018 by nearly three times more than its revised projection of growth . . .
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12. General Oil News
 25 April 2018 : Kuwait and Hyundai sign contract to build 4 oil tankers...   {devdiscourse.com}
Kuwait's oil tanker company signed a contract with South Korea's Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on Tuesday to construct and deliver . . .
 24 April 2018 : 19 oil tankers held hostage off Yemeni coast  {oilprice.com}
The Yemeni Houthis have captured 19 oil tankers and are keeping them from entering the Hodeidah port, according to reports . . .
 23 April 2018 : Egypt aims for $10 billion foreign investment in oil, gas in 2018/19  {Reuters}
Egypt aims for foreign investment in the oil and gas sector to reach about $10 billion in the 2018/19 fiscal year that begins in July . . .
 23 April 2018 : Hedge funds raise bullish bets on U.S. crude oil  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Hedge funds and money managers raised bullish wagers on U.S. crude oil in the latest week, data showed on Friday . . .
 23 April 2018 : Mubadala said to be among bidders for Petrobras...   {arabianbusiness.com}
Petrobras has received three bids for a 2,800-mile (4,506 kilometre) natural gas pipeline system being sold as . . .
 21 April 2018 : Lukoil commissions $3.4bn Kandym gas processing complex...   {Americanthinker.com}
Russian oil giant Lukoil has commissioned the Kandym gas processing complex in Uzbekistan, two years after breaking . . .
 21 April 2018 : Utah BLM sells oil and gas leases near Hovenweep   {the-journal.com}
The Utah Bureau of Land Management has sold oil and gas leases near Hovenweep National Monument, despite requests by . . .
 20 April 2018 : China sets its sights on first South American refinery  {oilprice.com}
China could be on the brink entering the refining industry in the Americas if it inks a deal with Brazil’s Petrobras that will see it invest in the Comperj refinery . . .
 20 April 2018 : The great Russian oil game in Iraqi Kurdistan  {Reuters}
Last October, at the height of a political crisis in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, a letter arrived at the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad . . .
 19 April 2018 : Iraqi Basrah crude oil premiums push past record highs...   {platts.com}
Iraq's Basrah Light and Basrah Heavy crude oil grades pushed past record high premiums from earlier this week . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 24 April 2018 : EPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral  {ethanolproducer.com}
On April 23, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that in future regulatory actions biomass from managed forests will be treated . . .
 24 April 2018 : Research shows how genetics can improve 2G ethanol production  {ethanolproducer.com}
Production of second-generation ethanol from sugarcane requires enzymatic hydrolysis, in which enzymes from microorganisms act . . .
 24 April 2018 : Ethanol is embraced beyond US borders  {ethanolproducer.com}
The international landscape for ethanol continues to be a source of great opportunity for Growth Energy and its members . . .
 24 April 2018 : UNICA: Ethanol production up nearly 2 percent in 2017-2018...  {ethanolproducer.com}
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released final data for the 2017-2018 harvest, which ended March 31 . . .
 20 April 2018 : EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Element  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer pathway petition from ICM Inc. and The Andersons Inc. for Element LLC in Colwich, Kansas . . .
 20 April 2018 : Indonesia to boost biodiesel exports, Malaysia expects...  {thestar.com.my}
Indonesian biodiesel makers are gearing up to boost exports after the European Union removed anti-dumping duties on shipments . . .
 19 April 2018 : US EIA says ethanol output, stocks fall on week   {platts.com}
US ethanol production averaged 1.009 million b/d in the week ended April 13, down 25,000 b/d from the prior week . . .
 17 April 2018 : UK biofuel mandate enters force, sparks bullish...   {platts.com}
The UK's new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) came into effect Sunday and will act as a bullish factor . . .
 17 April 2018 : New UK biofuel targets take effect April 15   {biomassmagazine.com}
In the U.K., the new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation came into force on April 15, requiring fuel companies . . .
 17 April 2018 : NUS engineers pioneer new technique for biofuel production   {biomassmagazine.com}
A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore recently discovered that a naturally occurring bacterium . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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  2nd Iran Petrochemical Value Chain Summit “Investment & Development” :    From 26th April to 27th April 2018 at Paris. Map
 SOGAT 2018 :    From 29th April to 1st May 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 6th Erbil International Oil & Gas Exhibition :    From 1st May to 5th May 2018 at Erbil. Map
 3rd Oil & Gas International Licensing Summit 2018 :    From 1st May to 3rd May 2018 at London. Map
 SHIPTEK 2018 :    From 1st May to 2nd May 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Argus Canadian Crude Summit :    From 1st May to 2nd May 2018 at Calgary. Map
 8th SCADA World Summit 2018 :    From 7th May to 10th May 2018 at London. Map
 Petrochemical and Refining Congress Europe 2018 (PRC Europe 2018) :    From 7th May to 8th May 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Mediterranean Upstream & Midstream Summit :    From 7th May to 8th May 2018 at Athens. Map
 Asset Integrity and Maintenance Summit :    From 9th May to 10th May 2018 at Mumbai. Map
 Argus West Africa LPG Conference :    From 9th May to 10th May 2018 at Accra. Map
 Africa Oil & Power Investor Forum :    From 10th May to 10th May 2018 at London. Map
 EUBCE 2018 – 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition :    From 14th May to 18th May 2018 at Copenhagen. Map
 9th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power :    From 14th May to 17th May 2018 at Tokyo. Map
 Flame 2018 :    From 14th May to 17th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 FLNG Global 2018 :    From 14th May to 15th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 Canada Gas and LNG Exhibition and Conference :    From 14th May to 16th May 2018 at Vancouver. Map
 UNITI expo 2018 :    From 15th May to 17th May 2018 at Stuttgart. Map
 Global Oil & Gas Uzbekistan 2018 Exhibition and Conference :    From 16th May to 18th May 2018 at Tashkent. Map
 GreenPort Congress America :    From 16th May to 18th May 2018 at Baltimore. Map
 European Environmental Ports Conference 2018 :    From 16th May to 17th May 2018 at Antwerp. Map
 Oil and gas Digital Technology Summit India :    From 17th May to 18th May 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 Offshore Upstream Development in Russia and CIS 2018 :    From 18th May to 18th May 2018 at Moscow. Map
 4th LNG Fuels Summit :    From 22nd May to 24th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 3rd Annual Blockchain, IoT & Machine Learning in Oil & Gas Europe Conference :    From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at London. Map
 IDTC 2018 - International Downstream Technology & Strategy Conference, part of IDW 2018 :    From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at Prague. Map
 CIS Base Oils and Lubricants Conference :    From 22nd May to 24th May 2018 at Moscow. Map
 Gas Shipping North America :    From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at Houston. Map
 The Africa E&P Summit :    From 23rd May to 24th May 2018 at London. Map
 BBTC 2018 - International Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference, part of IDW 2018 :    From 24th May to 25th May 2018 at Prague. Map
 China Sourcing Summit On Petroleum & Chemical Equipment (CSSOPE 2018) :    From 24th May to 25th May 2018 at Shanghai. Map
 25th International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference :    From 29th May to 1st June 2018 at Baku. Map
 7th Oil & Gas Kenya 2018 :    From 29th May to 31st May 2018 at Nairobi. Map
 Breakbulk Europe 2018 :    From 29th May to 31st May 2018 at Bremen. Map
 Maritime Big Data, Oslo :    From 29th May to 29th May 2018 at Oslo. Map
 2018 AEGPL Congress :    From 31st May to 1st June 2018 at Monaco. Map
 Posidonia 2018 :    From 4th June to 8th June 2018 at Athens. Map
 Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources :    From 4th June to 6th June 2018 at Calgary. Map
 4th International LNG Congress :    From 4th June to 5th June 2018 at Berlin. Map
 7th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics :    From 5th June to 8th June 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 Oleofuels 2018 :    From 6th June to 7th June 2018 at Helsinki. Map
 IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 Corrosion Technology Forum 2018 :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Bangalore. Map
 LNG Conference 2018 :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Helsinki. Map
 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Omaha. Map
 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Omaha. Map
 The 8th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Seattle. Map
 Future Oil & Gas :    From 12th June to 13th June 2018 at Aberdeen. Map
 Global Petroleum Show 2018 :    From 12th June to 14th June 2018 at Calgary. Map
 2nd Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Conference & Exhibition :    From 14th June to 16th June 2018 at Luanda. Map
 East Africa Oil & Gas Summit (EAOGS 2018) :    From 14th June to 15th June 2018 at Nairobi. Map
 Upstream West Africa Summit 2018 :    From 20th June to 22nd June 2018 at Dakar. Map
 FSRU Asia Summit 2018 :    From 20th June to 21st June 2018 at Singapore. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 The 10-Day MBA for Oil and Gas Professionals :   From 30th April to 11th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 International Oil & Gas Business Management :   From 30th April to 4th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Corrosion and Concrete Protection :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Contract Management in Offshore & Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of Exploration & Production :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 SPE Workshop: Slim Hole Drilling and Completion - The Way Forward :   From 7th May to 8th May 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 7th May to 11th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Shipbroking and Chartering :   From 7th May to 8th May 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 SPE Workshop: Shale Development Optimization-The Quest for Efficiency and Profitability :   From 8th May to 10th May 2018  at  San Antonio. Map
 Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair and Design Course :   From 9th May to 11th May 2018  at  London. Map
 SPE Workshop: Unconventionals in the Middle East: Potential, Challenges and Opportunities :   From 9th May to 10th May 2018  at  Manama. Map
 Advanced Bills of Lading :   From 10th May to 11th May 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil & Gas Project Finance :   From 12th May to 15th May 2018  at  New York. Map
 Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 13th May to 17th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Scenario Planning in the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 13th May to 17th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Root Cause Analysis :   From 14th May to 17th May 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 14th May to 18th May 2018  at  Bangkok . Map
 Gas Shipping Americas :   From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018  at  Houston. Map
 Oil and gas Mergers & Acquisition: Acquiring and divesting assets and companies :   From 22nd May to 24th May 2018  at  London. Map
 Basic Dry Dock Training Course :   From 5th June to 8th June 2018  at  London. Map
 LNG Contracts Across the Value Chain - LNGVC :   From 7th June to 8th June 2018  at  Oxford. Map
 Gas Turbine Failure Analysis :   From 11th June to 13th June 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 ISO 55000 - Asset Management International Standard :   From 11th June to 13th June 2018  at  Bangkok . Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 18th June to 22nd June 2018  at  Calgary. Map
 SPE Workshop: Well Integrity in Mature fields: Challenges and Perspectives :   From 19th June to 20th June 2018  at  Bucharest. Map
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