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1. News on Oil Prices
 20 October 2018 : Los Angeles-Area gas prices drop again slightly   {mynewsla.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped three-tenths of a cent Friday . . .
 20 October 2018 : Gas, furnace oil prices drop in P.E.I.  {theguardian.pe.ca}
Gas prices dropped by five cents per litre overnight, in an unscheduled pricing decision by the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission . . .
 20 October 2018 : Ukraine secures new $3.9 billion IMF deal after gas price hike  {Reuters}
Ukraine secured a new $3.9 billion stand-by aid agreement with the International Monetary Fund on Friday . . .
 19 October 2018 : Azerbaijani oil prices decrease Oct. 18  {azernews.az}
The price of the AZERI LT CIF oil, produced at the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of oil and gas fields, amounted to $80.51 per barrel . . .
 19 October 2018 : Petrol, diesel prices slashed further on Dussehra   {Economic Times}
In a big relief to consumers on the occasion of Dussehra, the prices of petrol and diesel across the country witnessed a dip . . .
 19 October 2018 : Market Watch: Brent crude oil price settles under $80/bbl  {ogj.com}
Brent crude oil for December settled under $80/bbl on the London market Oct. 18 while light, sweet oil for November and December . . .
 19 October 2018 : Canada Stocks-Futures up as oil prices rise; inflation data eyed   {Reuters}
Futures for Canada’s main stock index were higher on Friday ahead of inflation data, supported by gains in energy shares as oil prices rose . . .
 18 October 2018 : Southland gas prices drop slightly again  {mynewsla.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped two-tenths of a cent Wednesday to $3.877 . . .
 18 October 2018 : Oil companies cut petrol, diesel prices   {Economic Times}
Petrol and diesel prices Thursday were reduced for the first time in over two months because of a drop in the cost of production . . .
 18 October 2018 : Increased gas prices contributing to inflation  {dawn.com}
The Natio­nal Price Monitoring Committee on Wednesday called rising inflation a challenge while observing that the recent increase in gas prices . . .
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2. Rig News
 19 October 2018 : Rig count rises amid oil price recovery   {oilprice.com}
Baker Hughes reported a 4-rig increase for oil and gas in the United States this week, bringing the total number of active oil and gas rigs to 1,067 . . .
 18 October 2018 : Saskatchewan drilling flat, Manitoba picks up  {pipelinenews.ca}
With Crescent Point Energy Corp. at the top of the leaderboard nation-wide with 17 active drilling rigs, Saskatchewan drilling activity . . .
 18 October 2018 : Permian adds 4 oil drilling rigs despite pipeline bottleneck  {zacks.com}
Baker Hughes data, issued at the end of every week since 1944, helps energy service providers gauge the overall business environment . . .
 17 October 2018 : Canaan announces new mining rig AvalonMiner A911  {cryptoglobe.com}
Canaan Creative, known simply as Canaan, has unveiled AvalonMiner A911, its new state-of-the-art mining rig . . .
 16 October 2018 : Offshore drillers eye recovery by 2020  {Reuters}
Battered oil and gas drilling companies are finally seeing piecemeal signs that the prices they charge for offshore rigs . . .
 15 October 2018 : Strong growth in working rigs  {kallanishenergy.com}
The number of rigs working onshore in the Lower 48 U.S. States last week tied for the highest number with the May 25 total . . .
 13 October 2018 : Maersk Intrepid secures contract extension  {offshore-mag.com}
Equinor has exercised two options extending the current contract for the jackup rig Maersk Intrepid by two months until June 2019 . . .
 13 October 2018 : U.S. drillers add 11 rigs despite oil price correction  {oilprice.com}
Baker Hughes reported an 11-rig increase for oil and gas in the United States this week, bringing the total number of active oil and gas rigs to 1,063 according to the report . . .
 12 October 2018 : US onshore, offshore rig count totals 1,171 this week, down five   {spglobal.com}
US combined oil and gas rigs totaled 1,171 this week, down five, with the biggest swings seen in the Permian and Williston Basins . . .
 12 October 2018 : Russian scientists created a new method for diagnosing drilling rigs...  {eurekalert.org}
Researchers of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University came closer to solving one of the key issues of offshore oil production . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 20 October 2018 : Exxon is betting on Africa for its next big find  {oilprice.com}
Exxon is betting very big on Africa for its next big find, the supermajor’s head of exploration, Stephen Greenlee, told Bloomberg . . .
 20 October 2018 : Faroe Petroleum starts exploration on Rungue Well in North Sea   {morningstar.co.uk}
Oil and gas company Faroe Petroleum PLC said Friday that drilling has commenced on the Rungne exploration well 30/6-30 . . .
 20 October 2018 : Talos Energy, Pan American join forces offshore Mexico  {oilandgasinvestor.com}
Talos Energy Inc. is joining forces with a subsidiary of Argentina’s Pan American Energy LLC to accelerate exploration efforts offshore Mexico . . .
 20 October 2018 : Aker BP continues delineation of Gekko discovery in North Sea  {ogj.com}
Aker BP, operator of production license 203, and its partners are considering tie-back of its Gekko oil and gas discovery well . . .
 18 October 2018 : Consortium led by Italy’s Eni plans to invest more than US$280...  {macauhub.com.mo}
Italy’s Eni and South Africa’s Sasol on Wednesday signed contracts with the Mozambican government to grant contracts for three blocks . . .
 18 October 2018 : CNOOC, UNOC oil exploration deal faces opposition  {observer.ug}
On September 5, in the Chinese capital of Beijing, the Uganda National Oil Company - the commercial arm of government . . .
 18 October 2018 : PH inks oil exploration deal with Israeli firm  {pia.gov.ph}
Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi attended today the Ceremonial Signing of the Petroleum Service Contract for Area 4 . . .
 18 October 2018 : No new exploration made in oil and gas sector...  {arynews.tv}
Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Wednesday said that during last five years . . .
 17 October 2018 : Trinity Exploration quarterly oil sales up, progresses on drilling  {morningstar.co.uk}
Trinity Exploration & Production PLC on Wednesday reported higher oil sales in the third quarter of its current financial year . . .
 17 October 2018 : ACEP demands basis for direct negotiations for oil blocks  {ghanaweb.com}
The African Centre for Energy Policy is demanding answers over the existence of direct negotiations in the allocation of oil blocks . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 20 October 2018 : API: US petroleum demand in September slowed from August  {ogj.com}
With seasonal slowing after the summer driving season, US petroleum demand was 20.1 million b/d in September, down 3.5% from August . . .
 17 October 2018 : Gas demand grows in Spain  {interfaxenergy.com}
Spanish gas demand increased by 1.7% on an annual basis in the first nine months of 2018, Spanish transmission system . . .
 20 October 2018 : EU gas consumption falls 8% in Q2  {interfaxenergy.com}
The EU’s gas consumption fell by 8% year on year in Q2 2018, driven by mild weather and lower gas use in the power sector . . .
 15 October 2018 : Okanagan College looks to reduce natural gas consumption  {vernonmorningstar.com}
With the pressure on FortisBC natural gas customers to reduce consumption because of the pipeline explosion in Prince George . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 19 October 2018 : Norway's upstream oil output continues steep plunge in September   {spglobal.com}
Norway's crude oil production plunged by 13% on the month in September and was down 8% on the year in the first nine months . . .
 18 October 2018 : Adnoc begins production and export of Umm Lulu crude grade  {thenational.ae}
State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company began production and loading of crude from its offshore Umm Lulu and Sarb fields . . .
 18 October 2018 : Gazprom has increased gas output by 6.8 percent so far this year...  {Reuters}
Russian gas giant Gazprom has increased its gas output by 6.8 percent in the last nine and a half months and expects overall production . . .
 18 October 2018 : Analysis: Majors drive Texas Haynesville natural gas production...  {spglobal.com}
Gas production from the East Texas Haynesville could soon rival that from the more mature, proven fields of Louisiana . . .
 18 October 2018 : Santos lifts production guidance after strong Jul-Sep...  {spglobal.com}
Australian oil and gas producer Santos' production at the earthquake-impacted Papua New Guinea LNG facility . . .
 18 October 2018 : U.S. oil production may jump to 14 million bpd by 2020   {oilprice.com}
U.S. oil production may rise to as much as 14 million barrels of oil per day by 2020, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke . . .
 17 October 2018 : Iraq sea water supply facility delays hold back oil production  {offshore-technology.com}
With Iraq’s common seawater supply facility unlikely to be ready before 2022, the rate at which the country’s major southern fields . . .
 17 October 2018 : Russia no longer capping oil output increases...  {Reuters}
The Russian government is no longer capping oil output increases by local producers, one of the country’s top energy companies . . .
 17 October 2018 : Lukoil begins construction at Rakushechnoye field  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
As part of his working visit to Astrakhan, President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov, jointly with Head of the Astrakhan Region . . .
 17 October 2018 : U.S. shale oil output forecast to climb by 98,000 barrels...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Crude-oil production from seven major U.S. shale plays is expected to see a climb of 98,000 barrels a day in November to 7.714 million barrels . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 20 October 2018 : Growing U.S. oil exports make WTI nearly 24-hour benchmark   {oilprice.com}
The crude oil futures market has felt the rise of U.S. crude oil exports with growing volumes of West Texas Intermediate futures . . .
 20 October 2018 : Virginia approves construction on Atlantic Coast Pipeline  {dailyprogress.com}
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said Friday it approved Atlantic Coast Pipeline's engineering designs . . .
 20 October 2018 : Nord Stream 2 natural gas link could face delays from weather...  {spglobal.com}
The construction timeline for the planned 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany could slip . . .
 20 October 2018 : U.S. Midland crude firms, Cushing weakens ahead of pipeline startup  {Reuters}
The upcoming startup of an expanded crude pipeline from the Permian Basin to Cushing, Oklahoma has rapidly strengthened oil prices . . .
 20 October 2018 : Gran Tierra oil pipeline in Colombia damaged by bomb...  {Reuters}
A pipeline owned by Canadian oil company Gran Tierra Energy in southern Colombia was damaged on Friday . . .
 19 October 2018 : Evacuation lifted after California gas pipeline scare  {thebusinessjournal.com}
Emergency crews extinguished a fire burning dangerously close to a Chevron underground natural gas pipeline Thursday . . .
 19 October 2018 : TAP starts works in Albania on gas pipeline's offshore section   {seenews.com}
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline consortium said on Friday it launched construction works in Albania for the 105km offshore section . . .
 18 October 2018 : PNOC-Exploration pushing plan to import cheaper diesel  {manilastandard.net}
State-run PNOC Exploration Corp. is set to import cheaper diesel within the month, after the company’s board approved the plan Wednesday . . .
 18 October 2018 : Reliance Industries halts Iranian oil imports   {Economic Times}
Reliance Industries Ltd, owner of the world's biggest refining complex, has halted imports of Iranian crude ahead of US sanctions . . .
 18 October 2018 : UK natural gas imports from Norway hit six-month high  {spglobal.com}
Norwegian natural gas exports to the UK jumped to their highest in six months Wednesday as consistently high UK prices . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 17 October 2018 : Nigerian oil company to be investigated over alleged $3.5bn...  {thenational.ae}
Policymakers in Nigeria will investigate $3.5 billion allegedly spent by the state oil company on petrol subsidies . . .
 16 October 2018 : China private group GCL hires CNOOC execs...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
China’s privately owned GCL Group Holding has hired senior officials from state oil and gas major CNOOC to fast-track its burgeoning natural gas business . . .
 16 October 2018 : Nine expands with $493 million Magnum oil tools acquisition   {epmag.com}
Nine Energy Service Inc. said Oct. 15 it plans to beef up its completion tools business with the $493 million acquisition of Magnum Oil Tools . . .
 14 October 2018 : New state owned oil companies unveiled  {tv6tnt.com}
As Petrotrin and the OWTU get set to return to the Industrial Court on Thursday... government unveils two new oil companies set to replace . . .
 12 October 2018 : Angola could partially list oil company Sonangol  {Reuters}
Angola, Africa’s second largest crude producer, could partially list state oil company Sonangol, a spokesman . . .
 12 October 2018 : Dubai's Dragon oil plans $500 million in acquisitions in 2019: CEO  {Reuters}
Dragon Oil, a subsidiary of Dubai’s Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), plans to invest about $500 million next year in oil and gas assets . . .
 11 October 2018 : Birmingham oil company acquires assets of two companies  {bizjournals.com}
One of Birmingham's largest privately held companies has acquired two companies, positioning it for further growth in the Southeast . . .
 9 October 2018 : Norwegian oil company DNO reaches 50k bpd at Peshkhabir 2 months early  {rudaw.net}
With smaller energy companies expanding operations in the Kurdistan Region, Norway's DNO ASA announced on Monday . . .
 8 October 2018 : Two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November...  {business-standard.com}
Two Indian companies have placed orders to buy Iranian oil in November, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday . . .
 4 October 2018 : Mosman oil and gas extremely pleased as Stanley sales start  {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
Mosman Oil And Gas Ltd described itself as extremely pleased as it confirmed first sales from the Stanley-1 well, onshore USA . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 20 October 2018 : Mozambique: Eni and Sasol sign hydrocarbon exploration contracts  {allafrica.com}
The Mozambican government on Wednesday signed a contract with the Italian energy company, ENI, for the exclusive exploration . . .
 18 October 2018 : Iran to sign 3rd IPC-based deal within 2 weeks  {tehrantimes.com}
National Iranian Oil Company is expected to sign the third IPC-based deal with a foreign company within two weeks . . .
 18 October 2018 : Poland, US firm sign long-term gas imports deal  {abcnews.go.com}
Poland's main gas company says it has signed a long-term contract for the purchase of some 40 million tons of liquefied natural gas . . .
 16 October 2018 : Oil contract with Pergas finalized, says NIOC head  {en.mehrnews.com}
CEO of National Iranian Oil Company said Tue. that the oil contract with London-based Pergas to develop Karanj field has been finalized . . .
 15 October 2018 : Real Energy secures processing deal with Australian gas majors  {smallcaps.com.au}
Cooper Basin-focused explorer Real Energy has locked in deals with two Australian oil and gas majors to process gas from its flagship Windorah . . .
 13 October 2018 : Woodside lets FPSO contract for proposed Browse-NWS LNG project  {ogj.com}
Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has let a contract for the concept definition and engineering of two natural gas floating production . . .
 13 October 2018 : South Korea's Kogas tapping LNG markets for new term contracts  {spglobal.com}
South Korea's state-run Korea Gas Corp. has started preparations for new term contracts to replace expiring contracts . . .
 12 October 2018 : Russia paid Belarus $263 mln as a part of bilateral oil deal  {Reuters}
Russia has paid $263 million to Belarus as part of a deal that covers exports of Russian oil to its neighbour . . .
 10 October 2018 : Seneca, Cabot sign takeaway capacity deals on Leidy South expansion  {ogj.com}
Williams’s Transco interstate pipeline executed binding, 15-year commitments with Seneca Resources Co. LLC and Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. . . .
 8 October 2018 : Melbana Energy signs farmout deal with Chinese firm...  {proactiveinvestors.com.au}
Melbana Energy Ltd has signed a letter of intent with Anhui Guangda Mining Investment Co Ltd with respect to its Block 9 . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 20 October 2018 : Earthstone Energy buys $950 million worth of assets in Midland basin   {cbs7.com}
Earthstone Energy has agreed with Sabalo Energy to buy producing and non-producing oil and gas assets in the northern Midland basin . . .
 20 October 2018 : ADNOC prepares sale of stake in infrastructure assets   {oilandgasinvestor.com}
State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co is looking to sell a stake in its multibillion-dollar pipeline infrastructure assets . . .
 20 October 2018 : Equinor to sell stake in Tommeliten discovery to PGNiG  {compelo.com}
Equinor has agreed to offload its non-operated stake in the Tommeliten Alpha field in the southern part of the Norwegian Continental Shelf . . .
 18 October 2018 : Saudi Aramco to take stake in Zhejiang Petrochemical refinery...  {nasdaq.com}
State oil giant Saudi Aramco will take a stake in a new refinery being built by Zhejiang Petrochemical, said an Aramco executive on Thursday . . .
 18 October 2018 : Shell agrees to sale of Danish oil, gas assets to Noreco for $1.9 billion  {spglobal.com}
Shell has agreed to sell its stake in Denmark's main offshore producer venture to Norway's Noreco for $1.9 billion . . .
 17 October 2018 : Azeri oil fund SOFAZ assets rise 9 pct to $39 bln by Oct 1 year on year  {Reuters}
Azerbaijan’s state oil fund SOFAZ said on Tuesday its assets rose by 8.9 percent year-on-year to $38.99 billion as of Oct 1 . . .
 16 October 2018 : Waha Capital buys stake in oilfield services firm Petronash...  {forbesmiddleeast.com}
Abu Dhabi-based investment company Waha Capital has acquired a significant minority stake in Dubai-based oilfield services . . .
 15 October 2018 : Total in talks to buy stake in Adani's LNG, city gas projects  {Economic Times}
French energy giant Total SA is in talks to buy up to half of Adani Group's stake in LNG projects in Gujarat and Odisha . . .
 13 October 2018 : Exploration boost as Exxon Mobil takes stake in prospect  {independent.ie}
US giant Exxon Mobil a so called supermajor of the oil industry has taken a 50pc stake in an Irish exploration prospect due to be drilled next year . . .
 12 October 2018 : Shell backs out of plan to buy stake in Kazakh oil producer KMG  {intellinews.com}
Royal Dutch Shell has backed out of plans to buy a stake in Kazakh state-run oil and gas company KazMunayGas . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 20 October 2018 : Saint-Tropez cleans up after Mediterranean oil spill  {thejakartapost.com}
French workers on Thursday scooped balls of tar off the beach in Saint-Tropez after oil that leaked from two ships which collided washed ashore . . .
 18 October 2018 : Texas uses $100m from 2010 oil spill settlement for coast  {abqjournal.com}
Officials say more than $100 million from a settlement after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico . . .
 17 October 2018 : Enbridge outlines $1.4 billion worst-case scenario spill...  {startribune.com}
A worst-case oil spill on Enbridge's planned new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota would cost an estimated $1.4 billion . . .
 16 October 2018 : West Texas pipeline to resume on schedule after spill...  {insurancejournal.com}
Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Monday that a West Texas pipeline would resume operations on Saturday as planned . . .
 14 October 2018 : Gas leak prompts evacuations Friday near Oil City  {dmoreite.com}
An unknown issue at a local oil and gas well site prompted local authorities to evacuate several homes near Oil City Friday evening. Carter . . .
 13 October 2018 : EPA to kick off comment period for methane pollution rule rollback  {thehill.com}
The public comment period will soon begin for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial proposal to ease . . .
 12 October 2018 : B.C. tribe sues U.S. barge company over 2016 spill  {alaskapublic.org}
A First Nations tribe in British Columbia is suing the operator of a U.S. fuel barge that spilled thousands of gallons of diesel near the tribe’s reserve . . .
 11 October 2018 : A358 closed after tanker spills 200 litres of diesel...  {somersetcountygazette.co.uk}
A tanker lost all of its fuel between the A378 in Thornfalcon and the A303 at Southfields Roundabout in Ilminster earlier today . . .
 11 October 2018 : Oregon and Washington agencies hold oil spill drill on Columbia River  {katu.com}
There were several boats and other crews on the river and on shore deploying booms and other containment methods as though there was a large spill . . .
 9 October 2018 : Kashagan team stage oil spill response exercise  {offshore-mag.com}
North Caspian Operating Co., the North Caspian project operator responsible for the shallow-water Kashagan field development . . .
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11. OPEC News
 20 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price stood at US$78.25 barrel Thursday   {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at $78.25 a barrel on Thursday, 18th October, 2018, compared with $79.50 the previous day . . .
 20 October 2018 : OPEC+ struggling to lift oil production   {oilprice.com}
OPEC and its Russia-led non-OPEC allies are struggling to fully deliver on the oil production increase of 1 million bpd promised in June . . .
 18 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price stood at US$79.50 barrel Wednesday  {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.50 a barrel on Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 . . .
 18 October 2018 : India presses OPEC for responsible pricing of oil   {Economic Times}
India, the world's third-biggest oil consumer, Wednesday pressed OPEC to move to responsible pricing of oil and gas saying . . .
 17 October 2018 : Saudi Arabia has assured OPEC there will be no crude shortage...  {cnbctv18.com}
Saudi Arabia has assured OPEC that it is committed, capable and willing to ensure there will be no shortage in the oil market . . .
 17 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price announced for Tuesday  {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.02 a barrel on Tuesday, 16th October 2018, compared with $79.31 the previous day . . .
 17 October 2018 : OPEC, allies yet to hike output by one million barrels per day...   {Economic Times}
Oil cartel OPEC and allies haven’t yet kept their promise of raising oil output by one million barrels a day, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said . . .
 16 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price stood at US$79.31 a barrel Monday   {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.31 a barrel on Monday, 15th October 2018, compared with $79.36 the previous Friday . . .
 16 October 2018 : Russian, Iranian energy ministers discuss oil output cut deal  {Reuters}
Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak discussed the oil output cap agreed between OPEC and non-OPEC countries . . .
 16 October 2018 : OPEC's Barkindo says global spare oil capacity shrinking  {Reuters}
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said global spare oil capacity was shrinking, adding that producers and companies should increase . . .
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12. General Oil News
 20 October 2018 : Alpha Petroleum begins deployment to Cheviot field  {energyvoice.com}
UK private equity-backed Alpha Petroleum has announced the completion of a deal to bring the Petrojarl Varg FPSO to the Cheviot field . . .
 16 October 2018 : Libya's NOC threatens to halt oil refinery over insecurity  {sowetanlive.co.za}
Libya's National Oil Corporation warned on Sunday it could be forced to suspend production at its Zawiya refinery due to growing security threats . . .
 15 October 2018 : Qatar Petroleum to manage Idd El-Shargi North Dome field  {offshore-technology.com}
Qatar Petroleum has announced its plans to manage and operate the Idd El-Shargi North Dome field, which is located 85km off . . .
 15 October 2018 : Bolivia's oil revenue to reach 2.2 billion USD  {en.trend.az}
Bolivia's oil revenue this year is estimated to reach 2.2 billion U.S. dollars as it will be able to fulfill contracts with its southern American partners . . .
 14 October 2018 : Sarawak will not compromise over oil and gas control  {borneobulletin.com.bn}
Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has reiterated that the state will not compromise on regulatory rights over . . .
 13 October 2018 : India targets oil traders for $1.5 billion emergency oil reserve  {Economic Times}
India is seeking $1.5 billion of investments from global oil producers and traders to build additional emergency crude reserves . . .
 12 October 2018 : Oil tanker rates to Asia hit 2018 high  {oilprice.com}
Freight rates for Aframax tankers to Asia have reached their highest level so far this year, as China’s small refiners received n . . .
 10 October 2018 : Equinor reduces investments in offshore Norway projects by $3.6bn  {compelo.com}
Equinor said that it has slashed the estimated investments for its operated offshore Norway projects in development phase . . .
 9 October 2018 : Petrobras finishes Mero oilfield well test in Santos Basin   {zacks.com}
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras, through a consortium, recently finished the extended well test of the Mero field offshore Brazil . . .
 8 October 2018 : UAE is building £1.4bn oil reserve underground  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The UAE has quietly started construction of a giant oil storage facility in a network of caverns, ­according to ­industry sources . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 20 October 2018 : NBB letter calls on EPA to end demand destruction for biodiesel  {biodieselmagazine.com}
The National Biodiesel Board delivered a letter Oct. 17 to U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler asking that the agency . . .
 20 October 2018 : Philippines DOE sets Q1 2019 domestic ethanol allocations 12% lower...  {spglobal.com}
The Philippines' Department of Energy has set local monthly allocations, or LMAs, for domestic ethanol production at 91,000 cu m . . .
 20 October 2018 : EPA: Additional small refinery petitions filed for 2017, 2018  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. EPA has released updated data on small refinery waivers filed under the Renewable Fuel Standard . . .
 19 October 2018 : Global grain buyers embark for Export Exchange 2018  {ethanolproducer.com}
The first half of 21 U.S. Grains Council trade teams are already on the ground exploring U.S. farm country as global grain buyers . . .
 19 October 2018 : UNICA: Sales of anhydrous ethanol remain high in late September  {ethanolproducer.com}
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the volume of sugarcane processed by mills in the south-central region . . .
 18 October 2018 : Improving ethanol’s outlook  {ethanolproducer.com}
As countries begin to examine ways to achieve their own climate goals, particularly in the transportation sector . . .
 18 October 2018 : Brazil ethanol inventories jump 29 percent through Oct 1...  {Reuters}
Brazilian ethanol inventories rose 29 percent in the 12 months through Oct. 1 as output from mills in the Center-South increased . . .
 18 October 2018 : Declining ethanol production drags down CBOT corn futures  {xinhuanet.com}
Chicago Board of Trade agricultural futures settled mixed on Wednesday with declining ethanol production pushing down corn prices . . .
 18 October 2018 : USGC: Exports of ethanol, DDGS up in marketing year 2017-18  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. Grains Council has released final numbers for marketing year 2017-18 exports. For the second year in a row . . .
 18 October 2018 : Sylvatex, Trucent announce scale up of MicroX technology  {ethanolproducer.com}
Sylvatex Inc. and Trucent recently announced successful scale up and blending of MicroX renewable blendstock . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference :    From 22nd October to 24th October 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 13th LPG trade summit :    From 22nd October to 24th October 2018 at Istanbul. Map
 Black Sea Oil and Gas Conference :    From 23rd October to 24th October 2018 at Bucharest. Map
 GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition 2018 :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at Manama. Map
 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at Brisbane. Map
 Oceanology International China :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at QingDao. Map
 23rd Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit :    From 24th October to 25th October 2018 at London. Map
 5th LNG Supply, Storage & Transportation Philippines Forum 2018 :    From 24th October to 26th October 2018 at Manila. Map
 SAP Intelligent Enterprise Journey for Oil and Gas :    From 25th October to 26th October 2018 at  Amsterdam. Map
 Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 :    From 29th October to 31st October 2018 at Dubai. Map
 LNGgc 2018 :    From 29th October to 31st October 2018 at London. Map
 Algeria Future Energy :    From 29th October to 30th October 2018 at Algiers. Map
 Singapore International Energy Week 2018 :    From 29th October to 2nd November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 The 7th ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 30th October to 1st November 2018 at Cape Town. Map
 Oil & Gas Non-Metallics :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at London. Map
 Horizontal Drilling & Completions Efficiency Congress 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 8th China Offshore Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Beijing. Map
 9th Argus Middle East Oil Products Conference :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Well Site Automation 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Houston. Map
 5th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition :    From 31st October to 2nd November 2018 at Maputo. Map
 Asian Downstream Summit 2018 :    From 31st October to 1st November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition :    From 31st October to 2nd November 2018 at Astana. Map
 Gas Asia Summit & Exhibition (GAS) :    From 31st October to 1st November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas :    From 5th November to 7th November 2018 at Houston. Map
 SPE Workshop: Subsea Processing from Reservoir to Topside :    From 5th November to 6th November 2018 at The Hague. Map
 Crew Connect Global :    From 5th November to 7th November 2018 at Manila. Map
 World Ethanol & Biofuels 2018 :    From 6th November to 8th November 2018 at Brussels. Map
 2nd Project East Africa Summit :    From 6th November to 7th November 2018 at Kampala. Map
 Intermodal Europe :    From 6th November to 8th November 2018 at Rotterdam. Map
 The Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference :    From 6th November to 6th November 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 Offshore Vessel Connect Global :    From 6th November to 7th November 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 Downstream Tatarstan :    From 7th November to 8th November 2018 at Kazan. Map
 21st Ballast Water Management Conference :    From 7th November to 8th November 2018 at Rotterdam. Map
 European Autumn Gas Conference :    From 7th November to 9th November 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Condensate & Naphtha Forum :    From 8th November to 9th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 GST North America 2018 :    From 12th November to 14th November 2018 at New York City. Map
 Shipping2030 North America 2018 :    From 12th November to 14th November 2018 at New York City. Map
 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference :    From 12th November to 15th November 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 2nd Cyber Security for Maritime Summit 2018 :    From 12th November to 15th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 4th Oil & Gas East Africa 2018 International Trade Exhibition :    From 13th November to 15th November 2018 at Dar-es-salaam. Map
 CLEAN GULF Conference & Exhibition :    From 13th November to 15th November 2018 at New Orleans. Map
 Floating Regas & Storage 2018 :    From 13th November to 14th November 2018 at London. Map
 Polish LNG Conference 2018 :    From 14th November to 15th November 2018 at Warsaw. Map
 4th International Downstream-Tech Vietnam :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hanoi. Map
 Sustainable Ocean Summit 2018 :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hong Kong. Map
 The Americas Gas Summit :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Panama City. Map
 Powering Latin America and The Caribbean :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Panama City. Map
 The Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 Argentina Shale Production 2018 Exhibition and Conference :    From 14th November to 15th November 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 Maritime Digital Innovation Summit 2018 :    From 14th November to 15th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Myanmar LPGtrade Summit :    From 15th November to 16th November 2018 at Yangon. Map
 Op-Ex Russia & CIS – 5th Operational Excellence in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition :    From 15th November to 16th November 2018 at Sochi. Map
 Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC 2018) :    From 20th November to 21st November 2018 at Hong Kong. Map
 Ghana Oil & Gas Summit :    From 21st November to 22nd November 2018 at Accra. Map
 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Bergen :    From 22nd November to 22nd November 2018 at Bergen . Map
 2nd Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Conference & Exhibition :    From 26th November to 27th November 2018 at Luanda. Map
 PRC Russia and CIS Congress :    From 26th November to 27th November 2018 at Moscow. Map
 IOPEX 2018 (India Operational Excellence Conference) :    From 26th November to 26th November 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 OSEA 2018 :    From 27th November to 29th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 19th CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening :    From 27th November to 30th November 2018 at Lisbon. Map
 Shipping2030 Middle East :    From 27th November to 28th November 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Ceylon Bitumen Conference (CEYBIT 2018) :    From 27th November to 29th November 2018 at Colombo. Map
 The Inaugural Ceylon International Petroleum and Gas Conference :    From 27th November to 28th November 2018 at Colombo. Map
 The 14th ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 28th November to 30th November 2018 at Jersey City. Map
 Permian Midstream Takeaway Capacity & Infrastructure Congress 2018 :    From 28th November to 29th November 2018 at Houston. Map
 10th Asia Pacific Congress Oil and Gas :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 Exploration & Production Offshore Congress Hub 2018 :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Thessaloniki. Map
 2nd International Oil and Gas Conference :    From 3rd December to 5th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 8th Practical Nigerian Content Forum :    From 3rd December to 6th December 2018 at Yenagoa. Map
 BBTC MENA 2018 – Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Manama. Map
 CWC Digital Oil & Gas Partnership Summit :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at London. Map
 Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages Excellence 2018 :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Perth. Map
 SPE Symposium: Decommissioning and Abandonment :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Kuala Lumpur. Map
 9th Dredging And Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2018 :    From 4th December to 7th December 2018 at Singapore. Map
 2nd Cuba Energy Oil and Gas Conference :    From 4th December to 7th December 2018 at Havana. Map
 Ethanol Latin America 2018 :    From 4th December to 6th December 2018 at Mexico City. Map
 Future Downstream :    From 4th December to 4th December 2018 at London. Map
 17th Offshore Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition 2018 :    From 4th December to 5th December 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 Downstream Caspian And Central Asia Conference :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Astana. Map
 13th Arctic Shipping Summit :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 ME-CAT 2018 – Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Manama. Map
 8th Iraq Oil & Gas - Basra Show :    From 5th December to 7th December 2018 at Basra. Map
 INMEX China 2018 :    From 5th December to 7th December 2018 at Guangzhou. Map
 International Conference on Oil & Gas :    From 6th December to 7th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 The 2nd Energy Digitalisation Summit, Middle East :    From 11th December to 12th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Future Energy Asia :    From 12th December to 14th December 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 6th Frankfurt Gas Forum 2018 :    From 12th December to 13th December 2018 at  Frankfurt. Map
 Oil, Gas and Petroleum Refinery :    From 17th December to 18th December 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Decision Making in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  London. Map
 International Gas Business :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  London. Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  Calgary. Map
 Oil and Chemical Tanker Safety General Awareness :   From 22nd October to 23rd October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Petroleum Geology of the South and Central Atlantic :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas (Singapore) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Fire and Explosion Risk on Oil and Gas Facilities: Fundamentals, Assessment and Incident Investigation :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Petroleum Fluids and Source Rocks in E&P (Malaysia) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Certificate in FPSOs :   From 23rd October to 15th January 2019  at  Online learning. Map
 Practical Approaches To Managing 2020 Bunker Fuels :   From 25th October to 26th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Managing Offshore Field Development & Marine Asset :   From 28th October to 1st November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 ICPNGE 2018 : 20th International Conference on Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering :   From 29th October to 30th October 2018  at  Barcelona. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Masterclass 2018 :   From 29th October to 1st November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Pipeline Integrity Assessment :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Corrosion & Materials Management: Downhole and Subsea :   From 29th October to 1st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 29th October to 2nd November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Decommissioning and Abandonment (Perth) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Malaysia) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety (Perth) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Developing Project Strategy in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 5th November to 9th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Decommissioning and Abandonment (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 5th November to 7th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Geophysical data management for non-geophysicist (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 5th November to 7th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program :   From 5th November to 8th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Cost Planning, Control & Optimization in a Major Oil & Gas Company :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil & Gas Contracts :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Maritime Security Management & Control As Per ISPS Code :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Cargo Operations and Re-liquefaction :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of Exploration & Production :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 12th November to 16th November 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Mini MBA for Learning & Development Professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 12th November to 16th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Oil & Gas Agreements :   From 12th November to 15th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Understanding Joint Ventures from a non-operator Perspective :   From 12th November to 14th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Gas Turbine Operations Management :   From 12th November to 14th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Behavior-Based Safety Application :   From 12th November to 13th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 14th November to 16th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 LNG Contracts Across the Value Chain - LNGVC :   From 15th November to 16th November 2018  at  London. Map
 FLNG Design and Technology :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of LNG :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Contract Management in Offshore & Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Systemic Approaches to Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Investigation :   From 18th November to 20th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Dubai) :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Management :   From 19th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 19th November to 23rd November 2018  at  London. Map
 Gas Explosion Hazards, Fire Detection and Protection Systems Design for Oil & Gas :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Loading Master Certificate (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Direct Fired Heaters: Their Design & Operation (Dubai) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Oil and Gas Agreements: Effective Legal Negotiation and Dispute Resolution :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 SIPROD for Offshore Platforms :   From 25th November to 29th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Excellence In Plants’ Process Safety & Risk Management :   From 26th November to 28th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 API 560 – Fired Heaters for General Refinery Services :   From 26th November to 29th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME B31.3 Training - Process Piping Code Design Requirements :   From 26th November to 30th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump (Bangkok) :   From 26th November to 28th November 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in: International Oil, Gas and Energy Law, by distance learning :   From 27th November to 27th November 2019  at  By Distance Learning. Map
 Mastering Oil Trading Concepts - OTO2 :   From 28th November to 30th November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Asset Management and improving asset lifespan for oil & gas Training Course (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 28th November to 30th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Oil and Gas Marine Terminals :   From 2nd December to 6th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 3 day Masterclass Global LNG :   From 2nd December to 4th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Mastering Oil Trading Concepts - OTO2 :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil Trading Orientation - OTO :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  London. Map
 ASME Section I - Power Boilers :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Asset Management and improving asset lifespan for oil & gas Training Course :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Doha) :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Doha. Map
 Deepwater Drilling Well Design, Engineering & Operations :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 API 653 Tank Inspection Code :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Fundamentals of Oil and Gas E&P :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advance Negotiations for Gas / LNG Contract :   From 5th December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Storage Tank Design, Construction & Maintenance :   From 9th December to 13th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Modern Practices in Oil & Gas Contracts, Licensing, Production Rights, Legislation and Agreements :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  London. Map
 Oil & Gas Accounting & Performance Measurement :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  London. Map
 Effective Leader in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industries :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 The 10-Day MBA for Oil and Gas Professionals :   From 10th December to 21st December 2018  at  London. Map
 Corrosion Control in Gas, Oil & Water :   From 16th December to 20th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil Refinery & Petrochemical Industry Wastewater Treatment :   From 16th December to 20th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 17th December to 21st December 2018  at  London. Map
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