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1. News on Oil Prices
 2 March 2021 : Natural gas futures dip 0.24% to Rs 205.40 per mmBtu  {moneycontrol.com}
Natural gas futures were trading slightly lower at Rs 205.40 per mmBtu on March 1, with participants increasing their short positions . . .
 2 March 2021 : Fuel prices stable for 3rd consecutive day  {uniindia.com}
Petrol and diesel prices remained stable for the third consecutive day on Tuesday in the domestic market due to softening of crude oil . . .
 2 March 2021 : Gas prices in Metro Vancouver nearing $1.50/litre  {citynews1130.com}
Prices have gone up two to three cents over the past week, and were now seeing around $1.50 per litre in some parts of Metro Vancouver . . .
 2 March 2021 : Oil prices surge as US announces $1.9tn stimulus package  {offshore-technology.com}
Global crude oil prices increased by more than $1 after the US House of Representatives passed a $1.9tn pandemic aid package . . .
 2 March 2021 : Crude oil sinks toward $60 before OPEC+ meets to decide on supplies  {Economic Times}
Oil sank below $60 a barrel in Asian trading amid growing concern over this weeks OPEC+ output-setting meeting . . .
 1 March 2021 : Oil jumps on vaccine optimism, U.S. stimulus  {Reuters}
Oil prices rose more than $1 on Monday, supported by optimism over COVID-19 vaccinations, a U.S. stimulus package and growing factory activity . . .
 1 March 2021 : Petrol, diesel prices unchanged across metros  {Economic Times}
Fuel prices, which have been soaring to unprecedented levels in the country of late, remained unchanged on Sunday . . .
 1 March 2021 : AAA: Lenawee County gas prices up 12 cents from last week  {wlen.com}
AAA released their most recent gas prices in Michigan, and Lenawee County is just below the statewide average . . .
 1 March 2021 : Gas prices continue to rise nationwide  {wjtv.com}
Mississippi as well as the rest of the nation are seeing a spike in gas prices. According to AAA, gas prices across the state are up 27 cents . . .
 1 March 2021 : UAE reveals fuel prices for March 2021  {gulfbusiness.com}
The prices in the UAE are adjusted to international oil prices. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries . . .
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2. Rig News
 2 March 2021 : DNO Norge secures consent for Borgland Dolphin drilling rig...  {offshore-technology.com}
DNO Norge has received the consent to use the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig for a permanent plugging of wells . . .
 2 March 2021 : 88 Energy one week from spud at Merlin-1, targeting...  {finfeed.com}
88 Energy Limited has advised that pre-spud operations are now entering the final phase as Rig 111 makes it way to the drilling location for Merlin-1 . . .
 1 March 2021 : U.S. drillers add rigs for seventh month in a row, pace slows...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for a seventh month in a row for the first time since May 2018 . . .
 27 February 2021 : Borr Drilling expects demand for modern jack-up rigs to grow  {oedigital.com}
Offshore drilling company Borr Drilling expects growth in demand for modern jack-up drilling rigs, supported by higher oil prices . . .
 27 February 2021 : Oil rig count inches higher as prices drop  {oilprice.com}
Baker Hughes reported on Friday that the number of oil and gas rigs in the United States rose by 5 this week . . .
 26 February 2021 : Eni extends Saipem 10000 drillship term until 2023  {oedigital.com}
The news was shared by the Italian energy services company Saipem on Thursday in its full-year and fourth-quarter 2020 report . . .
 26 February 2021 : TWMA to handle Spirit Energys offshore drilling waste  {oedigital.com}
UK-based drilling waste management company TWMA has said it has won a seven-figure contract with oil and gas company Spirit Energy . . .
 26 February 2021 : Shelf sells jackup to ADNOC  {offshore-mag.com}
Shelf Drilling has completed the sale and delivery of its jackup Shelf Drilling Journey to ADNOC Drilling . . .
 25 February 2021 : Lamprell wins Aramco offshore EPCI contract  {tradearabia.com}
UAE-based Lamprell, a specialist in the oil rig construction business, has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction . . .
 23 February 2021 : Drilling season peaking with 31 rigs working  {thestar.com}
According to Rig Locator, in 2020 there were 65 rigs working on the same date, and 52 rigs working on that date in 2019 . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 2 March 2021 : Exxon declares a dud at second Guyana well  {jpt.spe.org}
Exxon Mobil said on 15 January that its exploration well in the prolific Stabroek Block off Guyanas coast did not find oil in its target area . . .
 2 March 2021 : Tethys Oil encounters hydrocarbons on Block 49 onshore...  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Swedish oil company Tethys Oil has made hydrocarbons discovery at the Thameen-1 exploration well located on Block 49 onshore Oman . . .
 2 March 2021 : Kosmos announces oil at Winterfell well  {jpt.spe.org}
Dallas-based E&P independent Kosmos Energy announced on 19 January an oil discovery in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico . . .
 2 March 2021 : Kazakhstan announces discovery of largest reservoir of hydrocarbons...  {intellinews.com}
Western Kazakhstans oil-rich Mangystau region announced on February 25 the discovery of the largest reservoir of hydrocarbons . . .
 2 March 2021 : Petronas launches Malaysia Bid Round 2021, offers...  {theedgemarkets.com}
Petroliam Nasional Bhd has launched the Malaysia Bid Round 2021, under which the company is offering 13 oil and gas exploration blocks . . .
 1 March 2021 : BPH Energy reports on progress offshore NSW  {themarketherald.com.au}
BPH Energy has reported that Xodus Group has been commissioned to complete a preliminary environmental screening assessment of the Baleen well . . .
 1 March 2021 : Two recently-relinquished offshore gas blocks remain unexploited  {unb.com.b}
Two recently-relinquished offshore gas blocks remain unexploited as the government has to spend about $1.7 billion . . .
 28 February 2021 : Oman starts new energy company as it seeks to leverage oil block  {arabianbusiness.com}
Oman established a new government-owned energy company as it seeks to use its largest oil block to raise debt . . .
 27 February 2021 : Oil and gas explored in the past decade reached...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Oil and gas discovered in the past decade reached 10.1 billion tons and 6.85 trillion cubic meters respectively . . .
 26 February 2021 : PTTEP discovers high-quality gas in Block SK417 offshore...  {oilandgastechnology.net}
Thai national oil company PTT Exploration & Production has hit sweet gas with its first exploration well . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 2 March 2021 : Crude oil futures rise on spot demand  {outlookindia.com}
Crude oil prices rose by Re 1 to Rs 4,605 per barrel on Monday as participants widened their positions on firm spot demand . . .
 2 March 2021 : CERAWEEK-Oil executives say demand will rise, despite emphasis...  {Reuters}
Oil demand is expected to rise over the next decade and the fossil fuel will remain to be a crucial part of the energy mix . . .
 2 March 2021 : Africas LNG consumption set to join fast-growing sectors...  {english.ahram.org.eg}
African natural gas consumption and production is set to become one the fastest-growing sectors globally by 2040 . . .
 1 March 2021 : Indias daily gasoline sales in February rise 1.5% y/y, diesel sales fall...  {Reuters}
Indian state refiners daily gasoline sales in February rose by 1.5% from a year earlier, its slowest pace of growth in six months . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 2 March 2021 : Japans Hokkaido Gas buys carbon-neutral LNG via Mitsui  {argusmedia.com}
Japanese gas utility Hokkaido Gas is to receive a cargo of carbon-neutral LNG from domestic trading house Mitsui under an existing contract . . .
 2 March 2021 : U.S. oil production fell to 11 million bpd in December  {baystreet.ca}
U.S. crude oil production fell in December to an average 11.063 million barrels per day, according to the Energy Information Administrations latest monthly report . . .
 2 March 2021 : Indias IOC adds more base oil capacity  {argusmedia.com}
Indian state-controlled refiner IOCs plan to build a catalytic dewaxing unit as part of the expansion of its Panipat refinery . . .
 1 March 2021 : Canadian deal transforms Calima into oil and gas producer  {thewest.com.au}
ASX-listed Calima Energy has stunned the market by transforming itself from gas explorer to oil and gas producer overnight . . .
 1 March 2021 : Iranian firm wins Tehran refinery upgrade project  {argusmedia.com}
Iranian contracting company Chagalesh Consulting Engineers has been awarded a €200mn engineering . . .
 1 March 2021 : UAEs Abu Dhabi forms new board for ADNOC amid spending spree  {spglobal.com}
The UAEs emirate of Abu Dhabi has formed a new board of directors for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. as the countrys biggest energy producer embarks . . .
 1 March 2021 : Oil, gas production continues to fall  {tribune.com.pk}
Pakistans oil and gas production has continued to drop due to depletion of existing reserves while exploration firms have frequently failed . . .
 27 February 2021 : U.S. crude output drops to 11.06 million bpd in December...  {Reuters}
U.S. crude oil output dropped 58,000 barrels per day to 11.063 million bpd in December, the U.S. Energy Information Administration . . .
 26 February 2021 : Natural gas production plunged 45% during the Texas freeze  {oilprice.com}
Natural gas production in Texas collapsed by 45 percent during the cold snap last week, primarily due to freeze-offs . . .
 26 February 2021 : UK data: Upstream oil output plunges 7% to three-year low in 2020  {spglobal.com}
UK oil production dropped 7% to a three-year low of 1.03 million b/d in 2020, while the country was a net exporter of crude and natural gas liquids . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 2 March 2021 : Venezuelas oil exports rose in February pushed by larger fuel oil sales...  {Reuters}
Venezuelas oil exports rose in February to over 700,000 barrels per day, their highest level in 10 months . . .
 2 March 2021 : Iraqs oil exports rise to 2.96 mln bpd in February...  {Reuters}
Iraqi oil exports rose to 2.96 million barrels per day in February from 2.868 million bpd the previous month, the Oil Ministry said on Monday . . .
 1 March 2021 : Pipeline bursts at oil field in Western Siberia...  {urdupoint.com}
A pipeline burst on Sunday at the Sporyshevskoye oil field in Russias Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area in western Siberia . . .
 1 March 2021 : Qatargas delivers its first LNG cargo to Indias Ennore terminal  {spglobal.com}
Qatargas said Feb. 28 it delivered its first LNG cargo to Indias Ennore LNG receiving terminal as the Asian country seeks to increase its use of natural gas . . .
 28 February 2021 : Irans oil exports to rise 6.8% in 2021 if U.S. rejoins...  {tehrantimes.com}
In one of its latest reports dubbed Iran Oil and Gas Report, Fitch also sees the Islamic Republics crude oil exports double in 2022 . . .
 27 February 2021 : US imports of Opec crude plummet in December  {argusmedia.com}
US crude imports from Opec countries fell in December to the lowest level since at least 1973 . . .
 27 February 2021 : Nord Stream 2 gas link developer shrugs off Wintershall Dea loan move  {spglobal.com}
The developer of the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany said Feb. 26 that it had the financing in place to complete the pipeline . . .
 26 February 2021 : Qatar says to fund $60 million pipeline from Israel to Gaza  {Reuters}
Qatar on Thursday pledged $60 million to build a natural gas pipeline from Israel into the Gaza Strip that will end the energy crisis . . .
 26 February 2021 : Russian LNG, natural gas shouldnt compete in export markets...  {Reuters}
Russia should ensure its natural gas and LNG supplies do not compete in international markets, Gazprom said on Thursday . . .
 26 February 2021 : CPC crude shipments may increase by 12.5% on year in 2021...  {spglobal.com}
The Caspian Pipeline Consortium has received bids for crude deliveries via its network in 2021 totaling 67.5 million mt . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 1 March 2021 : Israels Oil Refineries reports Q4 loss, sees improving margins in 2021  {Reuters}
Israels Oil Refineries swung to a loss in the fourth quarter, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and said it had saw signs of recovery so far in 2021 . . .
 1 March 2021 : Gas company Energean to offer $2.5 bln bonds as it looks to repay debt  {Reuters}
Energean said on Monday its unit would offer $2.5 billion worth of bonds to refinance existing loans . . .
 1 March 2021 : Aramco seeks one-year extension on $10 billion loan...  {Reuters}
Saudi Aramco has asked banks to extend by a year a $10 billion loan it raised last May, two sources familiar with the matter said . . .
 28 February 2021 : Australian energy giant Woodside urged to get off the fence on Myanmar  {smh.com.au}
Australian oil and gas giant Woodside Energy is facing rising pressure to rule out working in Myanmar until democracy is restored . . .
 27 February 2021 : Indian Oil to invest ₹32,946 crore to expand capacity of Panipat Refinery  {livemint.com}
Indian Oil Corporation Limited on Friday said that its board has approved an investment of ₹32,946 crore . . .
 26 February 2021 : Petronas reports 4Q20 loss  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Petronas announced in a virtual briefing a 1.1 billion ringgit loss after tax for the October-December quarter versus a profit of 4.1 billion . . .
 26 February 2021 : Imperial Oil reports one-billion-barrel drop in bitumen reserves...  {cbc.ca}
Imperial Oil Ltd. is cutting one billion barrels from its inventory of oilsands bitumen following a year marked by low oil prices . . .
 26 February 2021 : Exxon shocks as oil reserves drop by a third  {oilprice.com}
Exxon slashed its oil reserves by almost a third in what is the most radical reserve revision in the companys modern history . . .
 25 February 2021 : OGDCs profit contracts 24% in Oct-Dec 2020  {tribune.com.pk}
Oil and Gas Development Companys profit contracted 23.8% to Rs18.9 billion in the quarter ended December 31 . . .
 25 February 2021 : Brazils Petrobras returns to profit in fourth quarter of 2020  {Economic Times}
Brazils state-run oil company, Petrobras, announced Wednesday it returned to profit in the fourth quarter of 2020 . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 2 March 2021 : Braskem Idesa, Mexico signs natgas contract, begins to receive fuel  {icis.com}
Braskem Idesa has signed a natural-gas supply contract with Mexican state utility Cenagas which has already started to provide the fuel . . .
 2 March 2021 : Pakistan hopes to save $3 billion in new gas deal with Qatar  {Economic Times}
Pakistans landmark, new deal with Qatar for liquefied natural gas at lower rates will save Islamabad a total of about $3 billion . . .
 26 February 2021 : Russias Novatek enters into long-term LNG deal with Chinas Shenergy...  {Reuters}
A subsidiary of Russias Novatek has entered into a long-term deal to supply liquefied natural gas to Chinese state-owned firm Shenergy Group Company . . .
 23 February 2021 : Nigeria extends oil-for-fuel swap contracts until June...  {Reuters}
Nigerian state oil company NNPC has extended until June its contracts with private companies to swap crude oil for fuels . . .
 22 February 2021 : Iraq decides to freeze oil prepayments deal on rising oil prices  {Reuters}
Iraq has decided to freeze its first crude oil prepayment deal, which had aimed to boost its finances, because oil prices are rising . . .
 19 February 2021 : Iraqs $2 bil oil prepayment deal with Zhenhua delayed pending...  {spglobal.com}
Iraqs $2 billion oil prepayment deal with Chinas state-owned Zhenhua Oil Co. is on hold pending government approvals . . .
 18 February 2021 : Kuwait plans to shorten oil supply deals for some Asian buyers  {moneycontrol.com}
Oil producer Kuwait Petroleum Corp is in talks to shorten its annual supply deals with some customers in India and Japan . . .
 16 February 2021 : New oil agreements will ensure Guyana earns more...  {demerarawaves.com}
The Guyana government on Monday cautioned businesses against racking up the cost of goods and services because . . .
 16 February 2021 : TietoEvry in $188 mln deal to sell oil, gas software business  {Reuters}
Finnish information technology company TietoEvry said on Monday it has agreed to sell its oil and gas software business . . .
 15 February 2021 : Red Sea coral reefs under threat from Israel-UAE oil deal  {france24.com}
Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 2 March 2021 : Oman transfers stake in biggest oil block to new energy firm  {english.aawsat.com}
The Omani government has transferred its stake in the biggest oil block, Block 6, to a newly established company . . .
 2 March 2021 : BPCL to sell Numaligarh Refinery stake for Rs 9,876 cr  {Economic Times}
Privatisation-bound Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd on Monday said it will exit Numaligarh refinery in Assam . . .
 1 March 2021 : Govt approves Qatar Petroleums stake in Totals Orinduik...  {stabroeknews.com}
While finally confirming approval for Qatar Petroleum taking a stake in Totals holdings in the offshore Orinduik and Kanuku blocks . . .
 27 February 2021 : Energean takes full ownership of Energean Israel  {oedigital.com}
London-listed oil and gas company Energean has become the full owner of Energean Israel Limited, a company working to develop . . .
 27 February 2021 : Chevron turns the taps on Alen Gas field  {jpt.spe.org}
Chevron subsidiary Noble Energy EG Ltd. has achieved first gas flow from the Alen Gas Monetization Project . . .
 27 February 2021 : Vaalco completes purchase of Sasols stake in Etame Marin block...  {oedigital.com}
Africa-focused oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has completed the acquisition of Sasols stake in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon . . .
 26 February 2021 : OIL-led consortium places bid for BPCLs stake in Numaligarh Refinery  {daijiworld.com}
Oil India Ltd, in consortium with Engineers India Ltd, have placed their bid for acquiring 61.65 per cent stake of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd . . .
 26 February 2021 : EnQuest farms down 85% stake in North Sea discovery for $1  {oedigital.com}
UK-based oil firm EnQuest has signed an agreement with Anasuria Hibiscus UK to farm-down an 85% working interest in the Eagle discovery . . .
 25 February 2021 : Romanias Romgaz in talks for stake in Neptun Deep offshore...  {seenews.com}
Romanian natural gas producer Romgaz is in talks to acquire the 50% stake that ExxonMobil holds in Black Sea offshore gas project Neptun Deep . . .
 25 February 2021 : Apollo Global Management and GIP bid for stake...  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Apollo Global Management and Global Infrastructure Partners are reportedly among companies that have placed a bid for a $10bn stake . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 2 March 2021 : Israel eliminates 12 of 35 vessels suspected in oil spill  {timesofisrael.com}
The oil spill that has caused the contamination of almost the entire stretch of Israels Mediterranean coast . . .
 1 March 2021 : Volunteers struggle to clean oil spill as new stains keep arriving  {jpost.com}
Volunteers are struggling to clean the shores of Israel after a large-scale tar pollution which still has repercussions as new stains arrive . . .
 1 March 2021 : Chevron Pacific Indonesia says Dumai oil spill is not toxic waste  {en.tempo.co}
PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia or CPI on late Sunday evening acknowledged that there had been a pipe leakage from one of its pipes . . .
 1 March 2021 : Israel clears Greek tanker over Mediterranean oil spill  {Economic Times}
Israeli authorities said Sunday they had cleared a Greek tanker of suspicion in relation to an oil spill . . .
 27 February 2021 : Turkish oil spill response firm acquires Saab Seaeye ROV  {oedigital.com}
Turkish oil spill response firm MOST Maritime has acquired a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV to help with the rapid detection of hazardous substances . . .
 27 February 2021 : IMO regional pollution centre assists with oil spill...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The IMO-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea is assisting the competent authorities of Israel . . .
 27 February 2021 : Mystery Israeli oil spill leads to multimillion dollar clean-up  {forbes.com}
A massive oil spill off the coast of Israel is being called the worst ecological disasters in the Mediterranean countrys history . . .
 26 February 2021 : Cyprus coast not affected by oil spill off Israel  {cyprus-mail.com}
The fisheries department said no signs of tar have been seen on the Cypriot coastline, as neighbouring Israel is dealing . . .
 25 February 2021 : Israeli court slaps 7-day gag order on oil spill  {english.aawsat.com}
A Haifa court slapped a seven-day gag order on the investigation into the source of a huge oil leak that has polluted Israels entire Mediterranean coast . . .
 24 February 2021 : Greek Tanker is main suspect in disastrous Mediterranean...  {greekcitytimes.com}
Aframax crude oil tanker MINERVA HELEN is designated as a prime suspect in recent oil spill accident off . . .
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11. OPEC News
 2 March 2021 : OPEC oil production plunges in February thanks to Saudi cut  {oilprice.com}
Saudi Arabias unilateral additional cut in oil production sent the total OPEC output down by 870,000 barrels per day in February . . .
 1 March 2021 : UAE says OPEC adding 1.5 mil b/d in April hinges on vaccine rollout...  {spglobal.com}
The chance of OPEC and its allies agreeing to increase crude output by 1.5 million b/d for April will hinge on a successful rollout . . .
 27 February 2021 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $65.42 a barrel  {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $65.42 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $64.00 the previous day . . .
 27 February 2021 : OPEC+ compliance with oil production cuts jumps to 103%  {oilprice.com}
The OPEC+ group of producers complied at 103 percent with the oil output cuts in January, higher than the estimated compliance in December . . .
 26 February 2021 : OPEC daily basket price stands at $64.00 a barrel Wednesday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$64.00 a barrel on Wednesday, compared with US$63.73 the previous day . . .
 25 February 2021 : OPEC daily basket price stands at $63.73 a barrel Tuesday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$63.73 a barrel on Tuesday, compared with US$62.01 the previous day . . .
 25 February 2021 : OPEC+ to weigh modest oil output boost at meeting...  {Reuters}
OPEC+ oil producers will discuss a modest easing of oil supply curbs from April given a recovery in prices, OPEC+ sources said . . .
 23 February 2021 : OPEC basket down to USD 61.30 bp, standard crudes rise continues...  {kuna.net.kw}
OPEC annual price in 2020 was USD 41.47 pb. However, the prices of other standard crudes increased due to the slow resumption . . .
 23 February 2021 : OPEC, U.S. oil firms expect subdued shale rebound even as crude prices rise  {Reuters}
OPEC and U.S. oil companies see a limited rebound in shale oil supply this year as top U.S. producers freeze output despite rising prices . . .
 20 February 2021 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $63.43 a barrel Thursday  {menafn.com}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $63.43 a barrel on Thursday, 18th February, compared with $63.04 the previous day . . .
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12. General Oil News
 2 March 2021 : Baker Hughes: Long-awaited energy market recovery has begun  {oilprice.com}
The long-awaited, much-anticipated energy market recovery has begun, Baker Hughes CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said on Monday during CERAWeek . . .
 1 March 2021 : Brazils oil industry shakeup could be devastating for its economy  {oilprice.com}
Following the ousting of the CEO of Brazils state-controlled oil group Petrobras by President Bolsonaro earlier this week . . .
 28 February 2021 : Indian Oil plans $4.5 billion Panipat refinery expansion...  {Times of India}
Indian Oil Corp will invest Rs 32,946 crore to raise the capacity of its Panipat refinery by two-thirds . . .
 26 February 2021 : Brazilian oil firm Petrobras to hire FPSO platform from Holands SBM...  {Reuters}
Brazilian oil company Petrobras said it signed a letter of intent on Wednesday with Hollands SBM Offshore to hire a floating production storage . . .
 26 February 2021 : Nigeria losing 200,000 barrels a day to theft, vandalism...  {Reuters}
Nigeria is losing 200,000 barrels of crude oil a day because of theft and vandalism, the head of the state oil company said . . .
 25 February 2021 : Oil in floating storage at one-year low as market strengthens  {spglobal.com}
The volume of crude oil and condensate in tankers worldwide has fallen to a one-year low as the markets recovery gathers pace . . .
 24 February 2021 : China largest crude trader seeks $1.7bn Shanghai IPO  {upstreamonline.com}
China top crude oil importer Sinochem Energy is ready to launch an initial public offering on China . . .
 24 February 2021 : Pertamina tussles with Chevron over Rokan EOR  {energyvoice.com}
Indonesian national oil company Pertamina has so far failed to agree a commercial deal with Chevron for . . .
 24 February 2021 : City of Mapleton approves payment plan for gas bill   {ktiv.com}
After the frigid temperatures, Mapleton city leaders had to come up with solutions for the overwhelming . . .
 24 February 2021 : RIL to spin off oil-to-chemicals biz into separate arm with $25-bn loan  {tribuneindia.com}
Reliance Industries has announced the contours of carving out of its oil-to-chemicals (O2C) business into an . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 2 March 2021 : 10% less corn used for ethanol production in 2020  {brownfieldagnews.com}
The USDA says corn for ethanol use in 2020 was 4.776 billion bushels, down 10% from 2019. That was because of reduced blending demand . . .
 2 March 2021 : Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales in January down 10.2% on year...  {spglobal.com}
Brazilian hydrous ethanol sales in January were 1.7 billion liters, a drop of 10.2% on the year, while gasoline C . . .
 2 March 2021 : USGC: Trade mission to West Africa leads to US ethanol exports  {ethanolproducer.com}
Together with key ethanol and corn industry members, representatives from the U.S. Grains Council participated . . .
 1 March 2021 : Record 519 million gallons of biofuel produced by REG  {biofuels-news.com}
In its latest financial results statement the company also revealed revenues of $2.1 billion in the last 12 months . . .
 27 February 2021 : RFA: EIA data shows US ethanol volumes fell due to the pandemic  {ethanolproducer.com}
Year-end data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration provides evidence of both the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic . . .
 26 February 2021 : E10 petrol to be introduced later this year in the UK  {biofuels-news.com}
The UK Government has announced that it will mandate the introduction of E10 fuel, petrol containing up to 10% of sustainable bioethanol . . .
 26 February 2021 : Britain to introduce greener gasoline at petrol stations by September  {Reuters}
Britain is set to introduce E10 gasoline, a motor fuel blended with 10% renewable fuels, by September this year . . .
 26 February 2021 : Ethanol, biomass-based diesel RIN prices approach...  {biodieselmagazine.com}
The prices of renewable identification number credits—the compliance mechanisms used for the Renewable Fuel Standard program . . .
 26 February 2021 : Brazil Center-South hydrous ethanol in parabolic price phase  {spglobal.com}
S&P Global Platts assessed Center-South Brazil hydrous ethanol at a record Real 3,350/cu m on Feb. 25, up Real 200, or 6%, on the week . . .
 25 February 2021 : USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol down in December  {ethanolproducer.com}
The USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for February, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 5th Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (SAIPEC) :    From 3rd March to 5th March 2021 at Lagos. Map
 Mozambique Gas & Power 2021 :    From 8th March to 9th March 2021 at Maputo. Map
 Global LNG Bunkering Experience 2021 :    From 9th March to 10th March 2021 at Online. Map
 Intermodal Africa 2021 :    From 9th March to 11th March 2021 at Dakar. Map
 SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition :    From 9th March to 11th March 2021 at Stavanger. Map
 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) :    From 10th March to 11th March 2021 at Perth . Map
 LNG Latin America 2021 :    From 10th March to 11th March 2021 at Buenos Aires. Map
 North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference - NAPEC 2020 :    From 15th March to 18th March 2021 at Oran. Map
 International Biomass Conference & Expo :    From 15th March to 17th March 2021 at Virtual. Map
 Intermodal Connect :    From 16th March to 18th March 2021 at Virtual Event . Map
 11th Global Lubricant Week :    From 20th March to 23rd March 2021 at Moscow. Map
 Operational Excellence in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition, Op-Ex Russia & CIS :    From 22nd March to 24th March 2021 at Sochi. Map
 12th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum :    From 22nd March to 24th March 2021 at Virtual Event. Map
 ASEAN Ports and Shipping :    From 23rd March to 25th March 2021 at Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit :    From 28th March to 1st April 2021 at Abuja . Map
 World Bio Markets 2020 :    From 29th March to 31st March 2021 at Amsterdam. Map
 OPEX MENA Virtual 2021 – Excellence in Safety & Operations :    From 30th March to 1st April 2021 at Online. Map
 The 21st China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe2021) :    From 30th March to 1st April 2021 at Beijing. Map
 25th China (Shanghai) International Boat Show :    From 1st April to 3rd April 2021 at Shanghai. Map
 ShipTek International Conference Awards 2021 :    From 5th April to 6th April 2021 at Dubai. Map
 3rd Annual Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit & Exhibition 2021 :    From 6th April to 8th April 2021 at . Map
 26th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit :    From 7th April to 8th April 2021 at Singapore. Map
 Europe & North America Advanced Biofuels Summit 2021 :    From 13th April to 14th April 2021 at Virtual Event . Map
 2nd Africa Oil, Gas & Energy Summit :    From 14th April to 16th April 2021 at Online. Map
 Women in Shipping Summit :    From 15th April to 16th April 2021 at Online. Map
 Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) :    From 19th April to 22nd April 2021 at Singapore. Map
 Oil & Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress :    From 19th April to 20th April 2021 at Milan. Map
 TOC Asia 2021 :    From 20th April to 21st April 2021 at Singapore. Map
 Asia Pacific Energy Assembly :    From 20th April to 21st April 2021 at Singapore. Map
 10th International Conference on Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry :    From 21st April to 22nd April 2021 at Online Event. Map
 7th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition :    From 21st April to 22nd April 2021 at Maputo. Map
 Singapore Yacht Show :    From 22nd April to 25th April 2021 at Singapore. Map
 29th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE 2021) :    From 26th April to 29th April 2021 at Marseille/Online. Map
 16th World Bioenergy Congress and Expo :    From 26th April to 27th April 2021 at Barcelona. Map
 Mexican Energy Forum 2021 :    From 27th April to 28th April 2021 at Mexico City . Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Introduction to Petroleum Geology :   From 15th March to 19th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 API 570 Training--Piping Inspector Course Virtual Training :   From 15th March to 19th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 ASME Section VIII Division 1 & 2 - Pressure Vessel VIRTUAL TRAINING :   From 15th March to 19th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 Practical Handling of VLSFO & ULSMGO Post 2020 & Future Trends of 2030 Alternative Fuels :   From 15th March to 16th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
  International Oil Trading: Introduction & Special Focus for the Shipping/Marine Industries :   From 17th March to 18th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 The Science of Buying Bunker Fuels :   From 21st March to 22nd March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up :   From 22nd March to 25th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Best Practises in HSE Management :   From 22nd March to 25th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Integrated Petrophysics for Reservoir Characterisation :   From 22nd March to 26th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 API 510 - Pressure Vessel Inspector Course VIRTUAL TRAINING :   From 22nd March to 26th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 ASME B31.3 Training - Process Piping Code Design Requirements VIRTUAL TRAINING :   From 22nd March to 26th March 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 LNG: Supply, Demand, Pricing and Trading (Online Course) :   From 23rd March to 23rd March 2021  at  Live Online Course. Map
 Practical A to Z Guide to Laytime and Demurrage :   From 24th March to 26th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Ship Shore Safety Checklist Masterclass :   From 29th March to 29th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Managing Joint Ventures in Oil and Gas :   From 29th March to 30th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 LNG Loading Master Certification :   From 29th March to 31st March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Effective Incident Investigation and Reporting :   From 29th March to 31st March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Integrating Human Factors into the Design and Operations Risk Framework :   From 29th March to 31st March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 API 653 Storage Tanks :   From 29th March to 31st March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Advanced Maintenance and Reliability Management :   From 29th March to 1st April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Natural Gas & LNG Dynamics Virtual Course :   From 29th March to 30th March 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Middle East-Asia Oil Trade & Pricing Virtual Course :   From 31st March to 1st April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Management of Complexity Custody Transfer and HSEQ Risk for Marine Tank Storage Terminals and Refineries :   From 5th April to 7th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 5th April to 8th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) :   From 5th April to 8th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Advanced Basin Analysis :   From 5th April to 8th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Integrating Asset Integrity into Operational and Strategic Management :   From 5th April to 8th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Loading Master Certification for Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals :   From 5th April to 8th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 SPE Virtual Workshop: Offshore CCUS - The Size of the Prize and the Way Forward :   From 6th April to 13th April 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 Integrated Petrophysics for Reservoir Characterisation :   From 7th April to 9th April 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 ASME Section I - Power Boilers Virtual Training :   From 7th April to 9th April 2021  at  Virtual Training. Map
 SPE Virtual Workshop: Achieving Wells Excellence through Standardisation :   From 20th April to 22nd April 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 SPE Virtual Workshop: Produced Water Treatment and Management (Onshore and Offshore) :   From 26th April to 28th April 2021  at  Virtual. Map
 Mastering Clean Hydrogen (Online Course) :   From 26th April to 26th April 2021  at  Live Online Course. Map
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