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1. News on Oil Prices
 24 June 2018 : San Diego County gas prices drop for 16th consecutive day  {cbs8.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing . . .
 24 June 2018 : Southland gas prices keep dropping  {mynewsla.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Saturday for the 19th consecutive day, decreasing a . . .
 24 June 2018 : $60 a barrel ideal oil price for India as it will bring...  {business-standard.com}
The decision by Opec came after major consumers like the United States, China and India urged the oil producing lobby to raise the supply of . . .
 23 June 2018 : Gas prices drop 4 cents across Texas  {myplainview.com}
AAA Texas on Thursday reports the average price age the pump statewide dropped 4 cents to settle at $2.69 per gallon . . .
 23 June 2018 : Fuel prices for Iowans continue to ease  {1380kcim.com}
Fuel prices continue to go down as ethanol, regular unleaded and retail diesel fuel all saw price declines over the past week . . .
 23 June 2018 : Tunisia raises fuel prices, third hike this year   {Reuters}
Tunisia raised fuel prices on Friday by 4 percent, the third hike this year as the government seeks to a cut budget deficit . . .
 23 June 2018 : Gas prices fall again in Arcadia  {patch.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday for the 17th consecutive day . . .
 23 June 2018 : Gas prices drop for 15th consecutive day in San Diego County  {patch.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped Friday for the 15th consecutive day . . .
 23 June 2018 : Oil prices rise as OPEC meets  {moneycontrol.com}
Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Friday as OPEC tried to agree a deal to increase output to compensate for losses in production . . .
 23 June 2018 : Oil prices slash Oman budget gap by nearly three-quarters in Jan-Feb  {Reuters}
Oman’s state budget deficit shrank by nearly three-quarters in the first two months of this year as a rise in oil prices boosted export revenues sharply . . .
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2. Rig News
 24 June 2018 : Rig count falls by seven; Texas loses one and Louisiana four   {news-journal.com}
The number of U.S. rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by seven this past week to 1,052. The number of rigs drilling for . . .
 23 June 2018 : World's top shallow water driller raises $225 million in Oslo IPO  {Reuters}
helf Drilling, a Dubai-based contractor for shallow water rigs, raised about $225 million by issuing new shares priced at 65.35 Norwegian crowns . . .
 23 June 2018 : Savannah Petroleum spuds Kunama-1 well, Niger  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Savannah Petroleum PLC, the West African focused British independent oil and gas company, have announced that the third well . . .
 23 June 2018 : U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for 1st time in 12 weeks: Baker Hughes  {Reuters}
U.S. energy companies this week cut one oil rig, the first reduction in 12 weeks, after drillers started to slow down the rate of additions this month . . .
 22 June 2018 : Rowan inks jack up lease contract with Saudi Aramco  {tradearabia.com}
Rowan Companies, a global provider of contract drilling services, said that the Bob Palmer, a Super Gorilla XL Class jack-up rig has been leased . . .
 22 June 2018 : Sapura Energy bags RM1.8b contracts for drilling, engineering services  {thestar.com.my}
Sapura Energy Bhd has secured contracts, including extensions to provide drilling and engineering services to several companies in Malaysia . . .
 22 June 2018 : Researchers planning drill rig capable of boring 15 km hole  {ecns.cn}
Researchers plan to develop a drilling rig capable of boring a hole 15,000 meters deep, following up on the success of a domestically developed rig . . .
 21 June 2018 : Wildcat rig begins drilling in SAU pastureland  {magnoliabannernews.com}
For a second time in three years, Betsy Production Co. Inc. of Magnolia is hoping to strike oil on Southern Arkansas University-owned pastureland . . .
 20 June 2018 : Borr’s jackup strategy paying off, analyst claims  {offshore-mag.com}
Borr Drilling would be the contractor with the world’s largest and youngest jackup fleet if all rigs more than 35 years of age . . .
 20 June 2018 : Halcon Resources announces plans to reduce its operated rig...  {globenewswire.com}
Halcon Resources Corporation today announced that it will reduce its operated rig count in July 2018 from four to three . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 23 June 2018 : PentaNova farms out Colombia's SN-9 Block to Panacol  {youroilandgasnews.com}
PentaNova Energy Corp., is pleased to announce the signing of the SN-9 Farm Out Agreement with Panacol Oil & Gas . . .
 23 June 2018 : Sierra hires Scotia Waterous to sell stake in Mexico block  {bloomberg.com}
Upstart Mexican driller Sierra Oil & Gas S de RL de CV, which co-owns a billion-barrel find in the Gulf of Mexico, has hired Canada’s Scotia Waterous . . .
 22 June 2018 : Repsol sells permits in Papua New Guinea  {ogj.com}
Spanish firm Repsol SA will sell its exploration and development permits in Papua New Guinea to Chinese company Balang International . . .
 22 June 2018 : Italy's energy giant Eni to invest 3 bln USD in gas fields in Egypt  {xinhuanet.com}
Italian energy giant Eni will invest 3 billion U.S. dollars to develop gas fields in Egypt, Eni's CEO Claudio Descalzi said Thursday . . .
 22 June 2018 : Echo Energy reports significant hydrocarbons interpreted...  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, is pleased to announce a significant light oil column has been interpreted . . .
 21 June 2018 : The last oil frontier in the Gulf of Mexico  {baystreet.ca}
The U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has been a tremendous resource that has largely been developed over the last thirty years or so . . .
 21 June 2018 : ExxonMobil unit makes eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana  {ogj.com}
ExxonMobil Corp. affiliate Esso Exploration & Production Guyana Ltd. encountered 265 ft of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone . . .
 20 June 2018 : SDX Energy makes gas discovery in Egypt's South Disouq  {english.ahram.org.eg}
SDX Energy announced a gas discovery in Egypt’s South Disouq, according to a press release issued on Tuesday . . .
 19 June 2018 : Empyrean Energy completes oil migration study for...  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Empyrean Energy, the oil and gas development company with interests in China, Indonesia and the United States, has announced . . .
 19 June 2018 : Norway awards oil permits to 11 firms in Arctic licensing round  {epmag.com}
Norway has awarded 12 oil and gas exploration licenses to Equinor and 10 other companies focused mostly on the Arctic . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 23 June 2018 : Worldwide energy demand expected to grow  {timesrecordnews.com}
Crude oil and natural gas will continue to provide a major portion of the world‘s energy needs for the next 20 years . . .
 23 June 2018 : Difficulties in meeting global oil demand may arise in future...  {azernews.az}
Difficulties in meeting the global oil demand may arise in the future, Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said . . .
 21 June 2018 : Global energy consumption soars to new heights  {oilprice.com}
This week the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy was released, which covers energy data through 2017. It is the definitive source for global energy production and consumption figures, an . . .
 16 June 2018 : EIA upgrades us natural gas consumption forecasts for 2018  {marketrealist.com}
Market intelligence company Pointlogic estimates that US natural gas consumption fell ~0.9% to 57.3 Bcf (billion cubic feet) per day . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 24 June 2018 : Kuwait to increase oil output after Opec deal - Oil Min.  {kuna.net.kw}
Kuwait will increase oil output in line with a recent Opec agreement to open taps for one million barrels per day, a dea that will have positive . . .
 24 June 2018 : EIA: Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production remains strong  {oilprice.com}
BOEM has March 2018 production at 1696 kbpd, which is down 1 percent month-on-month and 4 percent year-on-year (March 2017 was the . . .
 24 June 2018 : Russia oil minster says a crude output deal for 2019 is already...  {cnbc.com}
OPEC and non-OPEC members are already considering an oil output deal for 2019, Russia’s energy minister told CNBC, immediately after the . . .
 23 June 2018 : India: Crude oil production during May 2018 is 1.38% lower...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Crude oil production during May 2018 was 3007.84 TMT which is 1.38% lower than target and 2.95% lower when compared with May 2017 . . .
 23 June 2018 : PDVSA: Venezuela will struggle to recover lost oil production  {oilprice.com}
Venezuela will be hard put to recover by end-2018 the crude oil production that it lost in the last couple of years, the country’s Oil Minister said . . .
 22 June 2018 : Norway's oil and gas production could be declining  {upi.com}
Beyond 2025, oil and gas production from offshore Norway will need to come from undiscovered resources if the trend line is to remain steady . . .
 22 June 2018 : Brazil opens door to oil production advances  {upi.com}
New policies enacted by Brazilian energy regulators facilitate construction of the production infrastructure needed to crack into offshore oil . . .
 22 June 2018 : Russia gears up to boost oil production in July  {baystreet.ca}
Although OPEC and its Russia-led non-OPEC allies have not yet decided if and how much oil they will restore to the market . . .
 22 June 2018 : Saudi Falih sees slowdown in U.S. oil output boom  {Reuters}
Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday the U.S. oil output boom will see a significant slowdown due to pipeline constraints . . .
 22 June 2018 : India's crude oil production dropped 3 per cent in May...  {Economic Times}
India's crude oil production dropped 3 per cent to just over 3 million tonnes in May on the back of dip in output from fields operated by state-owned ONGC . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 24 June 2018 : US cuts Nigerian crude oil imports by 62%  {punchng.com}
The United States cut its crude oil imports from Nigeria by 62.08 per cent to 3.92 million barrels in March, the lowest monthly level since . . .
 23 June 2018 : Libya oil exports to resume at key ports as OPEC meets...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Libya’s state oil company plans to start exporting again soon from two of the country’s biggest oil ports after eastern military commander . . .
 23 June 2018 : Iran at OPEC: Kirkuk pipeline would increase current oil exports 10-fold  {rudaw.net}
Iran's petroleum minister wants to increase exports of Kirkuk's oil 10-fold to 300,000 barrels per day, while Iraq says it still wants to export . . .
 23 June 2018 : ExxonMobil confirms machinery damage at PNG gas pipe project  {Economic Times}
ExxonMobil PNG confirmed on Friday that some heavy equipment had been damaged at its Angore gas pipeline construction project . . .
 22 June 2018 : PV Gas to import natural gas  {english.vietnamnet.vn}
Le Nhu Linh, chairman of PV Gas, told the Daily on June 20 that gas output is in decline. Gas-fired power plants now account for 30% . . .
 22 June 2018 : Cheniere pipeline to carry Oklahoma natgas output gets...  {platts.com}
Cheniere Energy's Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline, which would boost takeaway capacity from Oklahoma's Anadarko Basin . . .
 22 June 2018 : Company seeks to dismantle Alaska oil terminal next year  {newsminer.com}
A subsidiary of Hilcorp Alaska is seeking to begin dismantling an oil terminal on the Cook Inlet next year after oil is expected to start flowing . . .
 22 June 2018 : ENI ready to transport gas from Sankofa Gye-Nyame fields  {myjoyonline.com}
Oil exploration firm ENI has assured it would start exporting gas from the Sankofa Gye-Nyame field by the end of this month . . .
 22 June 2018 : Iraqi crude oil imports to USGC up, others fall  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Imports of Iraqi crude into the US Gulf Coast increased so far in 2018 while there have been fewer cargoes from Venezuela . . .
 22 June 2018 : China set to cut U.S. oil imports as trade war heats up  {oilprice.com}
Chinese oil customers plan to reduce their intake of U.S. crude oil from September onwards to avoid a possible import tariff on American oil in China . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 18 June 2018 : Belgian reactor closures to hit Engie 2018 profit  {Reuters}
French gas and power group Engie on Monday said that unscheduled outages at its Belgian nuclear reactors will have an impact of 250 million euros . . .
 16 June 2018 : UKOG raises £5.5mln in oversubscribed share placing   {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
It comes after UK regulators confirmed the Horse Hill project was clear to undergo a long term production testing programme . . .
 14 June 2018 : Challenging oil market drags Trafigura’s profit down 53%  {oilprice.com}
One of the world’s biggest commodity traders, Trafigura, reported on Wednesday a 53-percent decline in profit for the six months ending March 31 . . .
 13 June 2018 : Exxon builds energy trading business to raise profits  {oilprice.com}
ExxonMobil, which unlike its competitors steered clear of energy trading in the past, has recently started to hire experienced traders . . .
 12 June 2018 : The oil giant that saw its cash reserves plunge 90%  {oilprice.com}
India’s top oil explorer, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has seen its cash reserves plummet by more than 90 percent in one year . . .
 8 June 2018 : RIL petrochemical business posted record profit in 2017-18  {Economic Times}
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s refining and petrochemical businesses posted record level of profitability on the back of expanded capacities . . .
 7 June 2018 : BNK Petroleum offers Glenn and WLC well update  {investingnews.com}
BNK Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on finding and exploiting large . . .
 7 June 2018 : Venezuela frees 2 Chevron employees arrested in April   {seattletimes.com}
Venezuelan officials have released two Chevron employees who were arrested in April . . .
 6 June 2018 : Europa Oil & Gas shares rise as firm reveals major resource...   {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) saw its shares rise on Tuesday after the explorer revealed a major upgrade to its prospective . . .
 1 June 2018 : Ophir Energy hit as Schlumberger exits key gas project  {ft.com}
Shares in Ophir Energy dropped more than 10 per cent on Thursday after the UK independent oil and gas group said services group . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 23 June 2018 : Nigeria extends crude for oil products contracts until...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Nigeria has rolled over its crude for oil products contracts by six months until the end of the year, the head of the country’s NNPC oil company told Reuters . . .
 20 June 2018 : Santos awards three engineering contracts for Barossa gas...  {offshore-technology.com}
Santos has awarded three engineering contracts, thereby advancing the front end engineering and design phase of the Barossa offshore project further . . .
 19 June 2018 : Apache lets contract for Permian gas processing plants  {ogj.com}
Apache Corp., Houston, has let a contract to Saulsbury Industries, Odessa, Tex., to build three 200-MMcfd cryogenic processing plants . . .
 18 June 2018 : A new deal for oil and gas  {frontiermyanmar.net}
The government is reviewing the structure of its contracts with energy companies amid warnings that the present fiscal terms are deterring investment . . .
 17 June 2018 : ConocoPhillips awards three contracts for Australian offshore gas project  {Reuters}
ConocoPhillips has awarded three engineering contracts for the design of the major Barossa gas project intended to supply its Darwin LNG export . . .
 17 June 2018 : Morocco signs gas pipeline deal with Nigeria  {thearabweekly.com}
By signing a gas pipeline agreement with Nigeria during Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari’s official visit to Rabat, Morocco has taken a . . .
 15 June 2018 : Algeria renews natural gas contracts with Spain   {xinhuanet.com}
Algeria's national oil company Sonatrach on Thursday renewed agreements with Spain's Fenosa for natural gas sales until 2030. According . . .
 13 June 2018 : Shell lets Penguins flow-systems contract  {ogj.com}
Royal Dutch Shell PLC has let an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract to Subsea 7 for flow and control systems . . .
 12 June 2018 : Algeria inks new gas development deal with Total, Repsol  {xinhuanet.com}
Algerian energy giant Sonatrach on Monday signed a contract worth 324 million U.S. dollars with France's Total and Spain's Repsol . . .
 12 June 2018 : Indonesia’s Medco Energy renews oil and gas contract...  {libyaobserver.ly}
The Libyan Investment Authority signed a contract with Indonesian oil and gas company Medco Energy on Sunday to extend the previous agreement . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 23 June 2018 : Russia, South Korea to develop energy ties; Kogas eyes Arctic LNG 2 stake  {platts.com}
Russia and South Korea agreed Friday to expand energy cooperation between the two countries including possible pipeline gas deliveries . . .
 23 June 2018 : ADNOC to sign deal on Monday for stake in Indian refinery...  {business-standard.com}
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co will sign an agreement with Saudi Aramco and Indian companies on Monday for an up to 25 percent stake . . .
 22 June 2018 : Qatar may increase stake in Rosneft, but no current plans  {Reuters}
Qatar may consider increasing its stake in Rosneft at some point but there are no immediate plans to do so, Faisal Alsuwaidi . . .
 22 June 2018 : PTTEP shells out B23bn for Bongkot stake  {bangkokpost.com}
PTT Exploration and Production Plc, the only SET-listed upstream oil and gas company, has completed the acquisition of a 22.22% stake . . .
 21 June 2018 : China Aviation Oil to sell 39% stake in Xinyuan petrochemicals firm  {sbr.com.sg}
For CIMB analyst Cezzane See, the sale will have a minor impact in CAO’s earnings. We believe the proposed sale could be CAO’s way of streamlining . . .
 21 June 2018 : Adnoc may pick up 25% stake in Saudi Aramco’s Ratnagiri refinery  {livemint.com}
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, the state-run oil company of the United Arab Emirates, may pick up a 25% stake in the largest global refinery . . .
 21 June 2018 : UAE Mubadala buys 10 percent of Italian Eni stake...  {english.ahram.org.eg}
UAE-based investment fund Mubadala has bought a 10 percent stake in Egypt's giant Mediterranean Zohr gas field from Italian oil and gas company Eni . . .
 21 June 2018 : Vitol and partners to buy Nigeria assets  {africaoilandpower.com}
A Vitol-led consortium has surfaced as having exclusive talks to acquire Nigerian offshore fields held by Petrobas . . .
 21 June 2018 : Croatia's INA to buy out Eni's stake in northern Adriatic gas fields  {platts.com}
Croatia's INA which is majority owned by Hungary's MOL on Tuesday agreed to buy Eni's upstream subsidiary in Croatia . . .
 21 June 2018 : Shell sells $1.3 billion of oil and gas assets in Norway, Malaysia  {euronews.com}
Royal Dutch Shell announced the sale on Wednesday of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 24 June 2018 : BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment   {standard-journal.com}
An estimated 230,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a train derailment, a railroad official . . .
 24 June 2018 : Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil coming to Oklahoma spilled in...  {infosurhoy.com}
A railroad official says 14 of 32 derailed oil tanker cars in the northwest corner of Iowa dumped an estimated 230,000 gallons of crude oil . . .
 23 June 2018 : Train derails in northwest Iowa, spills crude into river  {thegazette.com}
Cleanup efforts began Friday at the site of a derailed BNSF Railway freight train that spilled thousands of gallons of crude oil into a swollen river . . .
 23 June 2018 : BP reports drilling mud spill off Nova Scotia  {cbc.ca}
BP Canada Energy Group reported an unauthorized discharge of drilling mud from the West Aquarius drilling unit on Friday . . .
 23 June 2018 : Portion of damaged pipeline that caused oil spill in...  {lansingstatejournal.com}
A portion of a damaged natural gas pipeline that caused an oil spill north of Dansville has been removed, officials said Friday . . .
 22 June 2018 : Crews stop flow of oil into Dansville creek  {wlns.com}
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says a pipeline running through a farm field ruptured, spilling oil into a nearby creek . . .
 21 June 2018 : Court orders Shell to pay $3.6bn fine oil spill  {thisdaylive.com}
The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine . . .
 20 June 2018 : Supreme Court rejects Indiana barge company’s oil spill appeal  {theindianalawyer.com}
An Indiana-based barge company lost its bid Monday to have the Supreme Court of the United States hear a case of first impression . . .
 19 June 2018 : Bayelsa govt calls on Shell to clean up Aghoro oil spill  {tvcnews.tv}
The Bayelsa State Government has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company to clean up the Otobo-Iba Creek and areas of Aghoro . . .
 18 June 2018 : Husky wants to replace line that leaked in Saskatchewan  {kallanishenergy.com}
The company behind a 2016 oil spill that fouled a river and threatened public drinking water supplies in Saskatchewan . . .
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11. OPEC News
 24 June 2018 : Iran sees little extra oil if OPEC, partners stick to deal  {financialexpress.com}
Iran said on Saturday the world will see little extra oil reaching the market if OPEC and its partners adhere properly to a supply pact, underlining . . .
 24 June 2018 : Saudis seek to keep oil market control with OPEC deal fudge  {Bloomberg}
When Iran’s oil minister stormed out of an OPEC confab on Thursday night, the alliance of producers led by Saudi Arabia and Russia was in . . .
 24 June 2018 : Russia backs OPEC oil output hike  {inquirer.net/}
Russia on Saturday joined an OPEC-led pledge to boost oil production in response to growing global demand, capping a week of tense . . .
 24 June 2018 : Opec and its allies approve oil-production increase in Vienna  {straitstimes.com}
OPEC and its allies gave the final sign-off to an oil-production increase after a third successive day of meetings in Vienna. Major . . .
 23 June 2018 : Opec reaches deal to raise oil output by 1 million bpd from July   {Economic Times}
OPEC agreed on Friday on a modest increase in oilNSE 0.29 % production from next month after its leader Saudi Arabia persuaded . . .
 22 June 2018 : Ecuador sees OPEC, allies raising oil output by 600,000 bpd  {Reuters}
Ecuadorean Oil Minister Carlos Pérez said on Thursday that he does not expect OPEC and its partners to agree to raise oil output by 1 million barrels per day . . .
 22 June 2018 : OPEC strives for deal to raise oil output as Iran resists  {Reuters}
OPEC scrambled on Thursday to agree on raising oil output, with Saudi Arabia warning of shortages but Iran holding out against a deal . . .
 21 June 2018 : OPEC inches closer to reaching an oil output deal...  {cnbc.com}
Oil-producing nations appeared to inch closer to an output agreement in Vienna on Wednesday, even as geopolitical tensions . . .
 20 June 2018 : Keeping OPEC/non-OPEC oil output cuts could lead to severe Q3 market...  {platts.com}
Peak summer demand could drain global oil inventories to critical levels if the OPEC/non-OPEC coalition leaves its production cut agreement in place . . .
 20 June 2018 : Iran will not accept any OPEC decision to increase production...  {platts.com}
Iran will not accept any proposals for OPEC to raise its quotas, the country's oil minister said Tuesday, adding that even a 500,000 b/d increase . . .
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12. General Oil News
 24 June 2018 : Qatar believes in future and viability of oil and gas projects: Al-Sada  {gulf-times.com}
Oil would continue to be the driving force behind the world’s economic prosperity, said HE the Minister of Energy and Industry, Dr Mohamed bin . . .
 23 June 2018 : India, UAE and Saudi Arabia likely to enter into trilateral oil cooperation   {Economic Times}
United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will undertake first ever six-city India visit next week . . .
 22 June 2018 : Mongolia launches construction of first oil refinery...  {Reuters}
Mongolia launched construction of its first oil refinery on Friday, a long-awaited project that is funded by India and designed to end . . .
 22 June 2018 : Petronas committed to helping Sarawak become major oil...  {theedgemarkets.com}
Petronas is committed to support Sarawak's aspiration to become a major player in the petroleum industry and has so far invested RM183 billion . . .
 22 June 2018 : Third oil storage tank set ablaze amid clashes at Libyan port  {oilprice.com}
Clashes at Libya’s oil port of Ras Lanuf resulted in a third storage tank set on fire, a witness and an oil engineer told Reuters on Thursday . . .
 21 June 2018 : German power, gas grids co-operate on storage plans up to 2030  {Reuters}
Major German power and gas grid firms Amprion and Open Grid Europe unveiled plans on Wednesday to jointly build large power-to-gas . . .
 21 June 2018 : Mexico announces bid terms for next oil tender  {oilprice.com}
Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission has announced the bid terms for the September 27 oil and gas tender . . .
 20 June 2018 : Nigeria struggles to sell its crude  {oilprice.com}
Nigeria is sitting on between 20 and 34 million barrels of unsold crude, Nigerian media report, quoting a Platts survey of tenders for July loadings . . .
 20 June 2018 : U.S. overtakes Saudi Arabia in recoverable oil reserves  {oilprice.com}
The United States has again outstripped Saudi Arabia as the holder of the world’s biggest recoverable oil resources with current technology . . .
 19 June 2018 : Russian oil and gas sector grows despite sanctions  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The Russian oil and gas industry is booming, riding a surge in prices and a weaker ruble, and encouraged by initial successes in the largely untapped Arctic . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 23 June 2018 : ACE addresses retail ethanol questions in Mexico  {ethanolproducer.com}
American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty returned to Mexico this week for the third time this year to speak at a meeting . . .
 23 June 2018 : UNICA: Truckers strike impacts ethanol production, sales  {ethanolproducer.com}
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently announced that a truckers’ strike severely impacted sugarcane processing activities . . .
 23 June 2018 : ORNL discovery could boost biofuel yields  {ethanolproducer.com}
For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function—produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival . . .
 23 June 2018 : EPA to propose 19.88 billion gallon biofuels mandate, up 3 percent...  {Reuters}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose setting a 19.88-billion-gallon biofuels blending mandate in 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard . . .
 22 June 2018 : Gevo, Avfuel enter into renewable jet fuel supply agreement  {ethanolproducer.com}
Gevo Inc. announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel to Avfuel Corp., effective July 1 . . .
 22 June 2018 : Ethanol, oil companies to study feasibility of CO2 project  {ethanolproducer.com}
Occidental Petroleum Corp. and White Energy agreed Tuesday to evaluate the economic feasibility of carbon capture . . .
 22 June 2018 : Big growth in E15 expected in the US by 2021  {biofuels-news.com}
More than 2,800 US retail sites will offer E15 by 2021, generating approximately 350 million new ethanol gallons annually . . .
 22 June 2018 : EPA considers delaying Friday biofuel announcement: sources  {Reuters}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering delaying its widely anticipated announcement on Friday on 2019 renewable fuel volumes . . .
 21 June 2018 : Growth Energy: Prime the Pump success driving ethanol demand  {ethanolproducer.com}
More than 2,800 retail sites will offer E15 by 2021, generating approximately 350 million new ethanol gallons annually . . .
 21 June 2018 : ADM, DuPont to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes  {ethanolproducer.com}
Archer Daniels Midland Co. and DuPont Industrial Biosciences today announced a collaboration to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 World Gas Conference 2018 (WGC 2018) :    From 25th June to 29th June 2018 at Washington D.C.. Map
 1st Conference on Asset Integrity Management in Oil & Gas :    From 25th June to 26th June 2018 at Tehran. Map
 Global Port & Marine Operations - International Harbour Masters Congress :    From 25th June to 28th June 2018 at London. Map
 Human Capital & Talent Management for Energy Industry Summit 2018 :    From 26th June to 29th June 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Philmarine 2018 :    From 27th June to 29th June 2018 at Pasay City. Map
 11th World Bioenergy Congress and Expo :    From 2nd July to 4th July 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Oil Spill India (OSI) :    From 5th July to 6th July 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 Downstream Tatarstan :    From 10th July to 11th July 2018 at Kazan. Map
 Mexico Deepwater Conference :    From 12th July to 13th July 2018 at Mexico City. Map
 The Bakken Conference & Expo :    From 16th July to 18th July 2018 at Watford City. Map
 Argentina Shale Gas and Oil Summit :    From 17th July to 18th July 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 2nd Annual Water Sourcing & Produced Water Management Permian Basin 2018 :    From 17th July to 18th July 2018 at Houston. Map
 2nd Annual Permian Basin Frac Design & New Completions Technologies 2018 :    From 19th July to 20th July 2018 at Houston. Map
 3rd World Congress on Petroleum Engineering and Natural Gas Recovery :    From 20th July to 21st July 2018 at Sydney. Map
 INAMARINE 2018 :    From 25th July to 27th July 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 9th Dredging And Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2018 :    From 31st July to 3rd August 2018 at Singapore. Map
 10th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds Conference :    From 31st July to 2nd August 2018 at San Antonio. Map
 Gas Indonesia Summit & Exhibition :    From 1st August to 2nd August 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 International Conference on Petroleum Engineering 2018 :    From 6th August to 7th August 2018 at Dubai. Map
 SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium :    From 7th August to 9th August 2018 at Texas. Map
 4th World Congress on Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry :    From 13th August to 15th August 2018 at London. Map
 Exploration and Production of Unconventional Reservoirs Symposium :    From 14th August to 16th August 2018 at Neuquén. Map
 The Oil & Gas Conference® :    From 19th August to 23rd August 2018 at Denver. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Fundamentals of the Base Oil Business :   From 25th June to 25th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Masterclass 2018 :   From 26th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 LNG Loading Master & Certification :   From 27th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Awareness 2018 :   From 27th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Deepwater Drilling Design and Operations :   From 1st July to 5th July 2018  at  Bali. Map
 API 653 Training – Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction :   From 2nd July to 6th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME Section VIII Division 1 & 2 – Pressure Vessel Series :   From 2nd July to 6th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 LNG Bunkering Masterclass :   From 2nd July to 4th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Energy Optimisation of Oil Refineries :   From 8th July to 12th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 The 10-Day Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors :   From 9th July to 20th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Modern Practices in Oil & Gas Contracts, Licensing, Production Rights, Legislation and Agreements :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  London. Map
 International Oil Trading :   From 9th July to 12th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Production Enhancement & Optimization :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 The Effective Shift Team Leader in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Industries :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Paris. Map
  API 579 – Fitness for Service :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 API 580 & API 581 Training – Risk-Based Inspection & Base Resource Document :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up :   From 9th July to 11th July 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 9th July to 11th July 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Safety Case Regime :   From 9th July to 12th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Emergency Response for Oil and Gas :   From 11th July to 13th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Operational Excellence: Managing Performance in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 15th July to 19th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Mini MBA for Learning & Development Professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 15th July to 19th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Developing Project Strategy in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 16th July to 20th July 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 16th July to 20th July 2018  at  New York. Map
 Advanced LNG Contracts :   From 16th July to 17th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 16th July to 18th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Emergency Response for Oil and Gas :   From 16th July to 18th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced LNG Pricing :   From 19th July to 20th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Basic Formation Evaluation :   From 22nd July to 26th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 LNG Supply, Demand & Pricing :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Delivering Successful Projects within the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 3 day Masterclass Oil & Gas :   From 23rd July to 25th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Ship Arrest :   From 23rd July to 24th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  New York. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  Bandung. Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 24th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Tanker Chartering, Laytime and Demurrage :   From 25th July to 27th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil and Gas Marine Terminals :   From 29th July to 2nd August 2018  at  Dubai . Map
 Mini MBA: Understanding the Dynamics of the Petrochemicals Industry :   From 30th July to 3rd August 2018  at  London. Map
 International Petroleum Business :   From 6th August to 10th August 2018  at  London. Map
 The 10-Day International Oil & Gas Business Management :   From 6th August to 17th August 2018  at  London. Map
 API 580 & API 581 Risk-Based Inspection & Base Resource Documents (Indonesia) :   From 6th August to 10th August 2018  at  Bandung. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 6th August to 8th August 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists :   From 12th August to 16th August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Managing Project Control :   From 12th August to 16th August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil & Gas Accounting & Performance Measurement :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Toronto. Map
 API Spec Q1 9th Edition Quality Management Systems Training and Practices :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Geophysical Data Management For the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 13th August to 14th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Loading Master Certification for Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals :   From 13th August to 15th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ALARP Principles & Guidelines :   From 13th August to 15th August 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Awareness 2018 :   From 15th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Geophysical Data Management For the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 16th August to 17th August 2018  at  Jakarta. Map
 Advanced Basin Analysis :   From 17th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Oil Refinery & Petrochemical Industry Wastewater Treatment :   From 19th August to 23rd August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Tendering, Contract Writing and Contract Management for Drilling and Well Services :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Introduction to Drilling and Completion and Well Intervention :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Subsea Pipeline Pre-Commissioning Operations Management :   From 20th August to 24th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
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