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1. News on Oil Prices
 25 January 2020 : Gasoline prices are still falling as fuel supplies grow  {consumeraffairs.com}
The AAA Fuel Gauge Survey shows the national average price of regular gasoline is $2.53 a gallon, three cents lower than last Friday . . .
 25 January 2020 : Gas prices down from last month  {athensreview.com}
GasBuddy is a tech company that operates apps and websites based on finding real time fuel prices at thousands of stations around the United States . . .
 25 January 2020 : Petrol, diesel price down by Rs 1.50 per litre in 2 weeks  {Economic Times}
After price cut in the petrol and diesel prices for the second consecutive day on Friday, the fuel prices came down by more than Rs 1.50 per litre in two weeks . . .
 25 January 2020 : Gas prices continue to drop in Delaware  {delawarebusinessnow.com}
Delaware posted the biggest decline five cents over the past week. Gas prices in the First State fell to as low as $2.16 a gallon . . .
 25 January 2020 : Oil falls below $61, heads for weekly loss on China virus...  {Economic Times}
Oil extended losses on Friday to trade below $61 a barrel, heading for a weekly decline as concern that the coronavirus in China may spread . . .
 25 January 2020 : Oil drops the most since July on fears coronavirus will hit growth  {cnbc.com}
A slowdown in Chinas economy would impact demand because China is the worlds largest crude oil importer . . .
 24 January 2020 : Shanghai crude oil futures close lower  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The total trading volume for 10 listed crude oil futures contracts on the exchange was 78,599 lots, with a turnover of about 35.48 billion yuan . . .
 24 January 2020 : Low-sulphur fuel oil prices drop USD 99 per MT...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Singapore has seen one of the largest drops in the price of Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil, which peaked on 7 January 2020 at USD 740 per metric tonne . . .
 24 January 2020 : AAA Texas: Gas prices keep falling as supply outpaces demand  {yourbasin.com}
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.22 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch . . .
 24 January 2020 : Oil prices fall as demand concerns weigh  {hindustantimes.com}
Oil prices extended losses on Thursday as traders continued to worry about an economic slowdown, which could result in weaker demand for energy . . .
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2. Rig News
 25 January 2020 : Semco Maritime to prepare West Bolsta rig prior to...  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Semco Maritime has been awarded a contract by Seadrill Limited for preparation and modification of the West Bollsta . . .
 25 January 2020 : U.S. drillers add oil rigs for second week in a row - Baker Hughes  {Reuters}
U.S. energy firms added oil rigs for a second consecutive week, raising doubts over producers plans to continue reducing spending on new drilling . . .
 24 January 2020 : Jindal Drilling gallops after rig starts operations  {business-standard.com}
Jindal Drilling & Industries rose 3.51% to Rs 100.40 after the company said that its rig has commenced operation from 21 January . . .
 24 January 2020 : Awilco partners with IFS to support new rig construction  {offshore-technology.com}
North Sea drilling contractor Awilco has partnered with enterprise applications company IFS to support its programme to build two sixth-generation . . .
 24 January 2020 : US oil, gas rig count rises by 1 to 841: Enverus  {spglobal.com}
The US oil and gas rig count increased by one week on week to 841, according to data by Enverus, with the oil-rich Permian Basin . . .
 23 January 2020 : Valaris and Saudi Aramco JV orders newbuild jack-up rigs  {offshore-technology.com}
ARO Drilling, a 50:50 joint venture between offshore drilling contractor Valaris and state-owned oil firm Saudi Aramco . . .
 23 January 2020 : Edison spuds Egypt offshore well  {oedigital.com}
Oil and gas exploration firm Edison has reportedly started drilling operations at its North Thekah concession offshore Egypt . . .
 23 January 2020 : Phased approach expected for Dorado oil project offshore Australia  {offshore-mag.com}
Santos says the Dorado oil field development in the Bedout basin off Western Australia is progressing toward a front-end engineering design decision during 2Q . . .
 23 January 2020 : Tortue Phase 2 offshore Gabon on track for first oil  {offshore-mag.com}
The Borr jackup Norve has completed the DTM-5H well, the second of the Tortue Phase 2 development wells on the Dussafu permit, offshore Gabon . . .
 22 January 2020 : Bad weather delays Byron GoM well  {oedigital.com}
Byron Energy will put off a planned drilling operation in the Gulf of Mexico, as bad weather has hampered the rig move . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 25 January 2020 : Energy ministry to grant new license to Turkish Petroleum...  {dailysabah.com}
Turkeys energy minister is set to grant a new license to Turkish Petroleum Corporation for their hydrocarbon research activities in an area . . .
 25 January 2020 : Govt in push for 12 more offshore oil and gas exploration blocks  {dawn.com}
Undeterred by the recent failure of the much hyped Kekra project, the Petroleum Division has sought security clearance of a dozen offshore blocks . . .
 25 January 2020 : Pakistan state player hits gas at latest wildcat well  {upstreamonline.com}
Pakistans state-controlled upstream player Oil & Gas Development Company has hit pay with its latest exploration well in the District Khairpur . . .
 25 January 2020 : Kazakhstan invites Shell to invest in Caspian exploration  {neweurope.eu}
Kazakhstans Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Minister Magzum Mirzagaliev met on 23 January with Shell Kazakhstan Country Chair Olivier Lazare . . .
 25 January 2020 : 88 Energy raises A$5mln ahead of Charlie well...  {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
88 Energy Ltd has raised A$5mln of new capital ahead of next months drill programme at the Charlie appraisal well . . .
 24 January 2020 : LUKoil, SOCAR mull joint exploration in Azerbaijans two offshore blocks  {azernews.az}
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan and Russian oil major LUKoil will sign an agreement on exploration of two offshore blocks in Azerbaijan . . .
 24 January 2020 : Greenpeace loses Norway Arctic oil lawsuit again  {Reuters}
An Oslo appeals court approved Norways plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists . . .
 24 January 2020 : MoU signed between India and Brazil for oil and gas...  {offshore-technology.com}
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis Union Cabinet has approved a memorandum of understanding on co-operation in the oil and gas sector . . .
 24 January 2020 : Oil firms may stake $30bn on exploration this year   {economicconfidential.com}
Globally, about $25 billion to $30 billion will be spent on oil exploration activities although cost efficiency challenges may slip by as much as 15 per cent . . .
 24 January 2020 : Iraq set to award more gas exploration contracts  {oilprice.com}
As it struggles with its energy needs, Iraq is set to hold a fifth bidding round for exploration and development of natural gas fields . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 25 January 2020 : Global oil demand will continue to rise: Aramco CEO  {offshore-technology.com}
Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser has predicted that the global demand for oil will continue to grow, remaining above 100 million barrels per day . . .
 24 January 2020 : Analysis: Chinas oil product demand under pressure in Q1...  {spglobal.com}
Chinas oil product consumption growth will likely receive a setback in the first quarter as the Lunar New Year festive period . . .
 25 January 2020 : IFCC calls for optimizing gas consumption as cold weather...  {tehrantimes.com}
Iran Fuel Conservation Company has called for optimization of the consumption of energy carriers considering the countrys natural gas consumption . . .
 23 January 2020 : Chinas Beijing Gas gets nod to build 5 mil mt/year LNG terminal...  {spglobal.com}
Chinese state-owned gas distributor Beijing Gas Group has obtained the governments approval to build a 5 million mt/year LNG receiving terminal . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 25 January 2020 : Chinas natural gas output growth quickens in 2019  {xinhuanet.com}
The country produced some 177.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2019, up 11.5 percent year on year, data from the countrys top economic planner showed . . .
 25 January 2020 : International restrictions blamed for lower oil production  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Confirming economic slowdown due to stabilisation programme, the government said the operations of local refineries had slowed down . . .
 24 January 2020 : Total: Gas production on Azerbaijans Absheron field to start in 2021  {azernews.az}
Azerbaijans Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov received Totals Executive Director for Azerbaijan Regis Agut, Trend reports on Jan. 22 . . .
 24 January 2020 : U.S. crude oil production remains level last week: EIA  {xinhuanet.com}
U.S. crude oil production remained level during the week ending Jan. 17, U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday . . .
 24 January 2020 : Oil output at Azeri ACG fields falls, gas at Shah Deniz...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Oil output at Azerbaijans main oil fields, Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli, fell to 26.237 million tonnes in 2019 from 28.735 million tonnes a year earlier . . .
 24 January 2020 : Eni starts production at Agogo oilfield offshore Angola  {oilreviewafrica.com}
Italian oil and gas firm Eni has started production at the Agogo oilfield, located in the 15/06 Block offshore Angola . . .
 24 January 2020 : Saudi Arabia hints at further oil production cuts  {oilprice.com}
All options are on the table for the next summit of the OPEC+ coalition in March, including further cuts in oil production . . .
 24 January 2020 : Brazil breaks oil production record  {oilprice.com}
Brazil produced more than 1 billion barrels last year, the first time it has breached the 1-billion-barrel mark, Reuters reports . . .
 23 January 2020 : ONGC ‎gets 28 bids for 50 oil, gas fields in 1st bid round  {outlookindia.com}
State-owned ONGC has received bids for 50 out of the 64 small and marginal oil and gas fields it has offered in a first of its kind bid round for raising production . . .
 23 January 2020 : DOE: Malampaya 19 gas output slightly up  {manilastandard.net}
Production from the Malampaya gas field in northwest Palawan rose slightly in 2019 to 155,690 million standard cubic feet from 154,621 mmscf in 2018 . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 25 January 2020 : EIA expects US net natural gas exports to almost double by 2021  {worldpipelines.com}
The United States trades natural gas by pipeline with Canada and Mexico and as LNG with dozens of countries. Historically . . .
 25 January 2020 : Equatorial Guinea eyes speedier first gas from...  {spglobal.com}
Equatorial Guinea hopes that first gas from the Noble Energy-operated Alen field offshore the West African country can be delivered ahead of schedule . . .
 24 January 2020 : Indias December fuel exports jump as slowing economy curbs...  {Economic Times}
Indias refined fuel exports rose 24.2 per cent in December year-on-year to 6.46 million tonnes, the fastest growth since October 2016 . . .
 24 January 2020 : Tankers idle at Libyan ports as oil exports dry up  {oilprice.com}
Ten oil tankers capable of carrying some 8 million barrels of oil are idling near some of Libyas oil export terminals . . .
 24 January 2020 : Guyana on the hunt for oil firm to trade its oil  {oilprice.com}
Guyanas government is on the lookout for an oil company or oil trading firm to sell and market its brand new crude oil . . .
 23 January 2020 : PKN Orlen increases crude oil purchase from...  {offshore-technology.com}
Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen is to increase its monthly purchase of crude oil from Saudi Aramco from 300,000 tonnes to 400,000 . . .
 23 January 2020 : India keen on importing more oil from Brazil  {deccanherald.com}
India on Wednesday expressed interest in raising the import of crude oil from Brazil as the worlds third-largest oil consumer . . .
 22 January 2020 : Libyan gas exports to Italy unaffected so far by oil blockade  {spglobal.com}
Gas exports in recent days have been steady at around 13 million cu m/d, according to data from S&P Global Platts Analytics . . .
 22 January 2020 : Saudi oil exports rise 4.4% in November 2019  {aawsat.com}
Saudi Arabias crude oil exports in November 2019 rose 4.4 percent to 7.37 million barrels per day, from 7.06 million bpd in October . . .
 22 January 2020 : Cognac pipeline stretched the boundary of deepwater  {offshore-mag.com}
Buoyed by higher oil prices, the 1970s was a time of great innovation of the offshore pipeline industry. By the middle of the decade . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 23 January 2020 : U.S., Canadian oil company bankruptcies surge 50% in 2019...  {Reuters}
The number of oil and gas company bankruptcies in the United States and Canada rose 50% in 2019 over the previous year . . .
 23 January 2020 : Oil India moves Supreme Court over AGR order  {Economic Times}
Government-owned energy producer Oil India, today said that it has filed a clarificatory/modificatory petition before the Supreme Court . . .
 21 January 2020 : IEA calls on oil, gas companies to accelerate energy transition efforts  {spglobal.com}
The International Energy Agency on Monday called on oil and gas companies to accelerate efforts to help the transition to cleaner energies . . .
 19 January 2020 : US grants Chevron another three months for Venezuela operations  {malaymail.com}
The US Treasury Department yesterday granted permission for Chevron Corp, the last major US oil company . . .
 17 January 2020 : Argentina oil workers threaten to strike in Vaca Muerta over layoffs  {spglobal.com}
A leading oil union in Neuquen, Argentinas biggest oil basin, is threatening to go on strike if companies lay off even one worker . . .
 16 January 2020 : Brexit prompts oil giant relocation  {relocatemagazine.com}
Seven years after moving its financial HQ from Paris to London, French oil company Total has announced it will . . .
 16 January 2020 : Tullow Oil sees $1.5b write-off as it cuts oil price outlook  {oilprice.com}
Tullow Oil expects to book US$1.5 billion write-offs for 2019, due to slashing its oil price assumption by US$10 a barrel . . .
 14 January 2020 : Lekoil shares suspended after Qatari loan queried  {ft.com}
London-listed oil producer Lekoil on Monday said it had fallen victim to an alleged fraud after paying a middleman to facilitate a bogus loan agreement . . .
 3 January 2020 : Tullow continues to struggle in the worlds hottest oil hotspot  {oilprice.com}
Guyana has just joined the ranks of oil producing nations as ExxonMobil is already commercializing its huge oil finds offshore the South American country . . .
 1 January 2020 : Indus Gas sees improved profits in first half  {sharecast.com}
Oil and gas exploration and development company Indus Gas reported interim adjusted revenue of $27.69m in its first half on Tuesday . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 24 January 2020 : Tata Projects bags Rs 6,000-crore orders in oil, gas refinery sector  {Economic Times}
Engineering firm Tata Projects on Thursday said it has bagged four contracts worth Rs 6,000 crore in the oil and gas refinery sector . . .
 23 January 2020 : FAR inks Sangomar Oil offtake deal with Glencore  {oedigital.com}
Australian oil company FAR Ltd. has signed a deal with Glencore, one of the worlds largest oil marketers, for the full allocation of Fars share . . .
 23 January 2020 : ANPG and BP sign agreements for offshore Angola  {africaoilandpower.com}
Angolas National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels has signed two agreements with multinational oil and gas company, BP . . .
 22 January 2020 : BP, Angola agree deal to explore oil offshore  {Reuters}
BP signed an agreement with Angola aimed at acquiring oil further exploration rights, state news agency Angop reported . . .
 21 January 2020 : Egypt signs 9 agreements for oil, gas exploration worth $452m  {egypttoday.com}
Egypt signed nine petroleum agreements for oil and natural gas exploration in the Mediterranean and Western Desert regions . . .
 21 January 2020 : IOC to buy 2 MT Russian crude oil  {Economic Times}
Indian Oil Corp has agreed to an annual deal to buy 2 million tonnes of Russian crude oil, a first for any Indian refiner . . .
 20 January 2020 : Iraq may sign more oil-for-project deals  {zawya.com}
Iraq is seeking to sign agreements with three more countries similar to its deal with China allowing it to fund post-war reconstruction projects . . .
 18 January 2020 : Sinopec to review potential US$16 billion US gas deal...  {channelnewsasia.com}
Chinas Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of US liquefied natural gas, is planning to review terms of a potential US$16 billion supply deal . . .
 15 January 2020 : UAEs ADNOC signs crude oil storage deal with Japan  {oilprice.com}
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has signed a strategic agreement to store crude oil at storage facilities in Japan . . .
 14 January 2020 : Kuwait and Saudi Arabia sign deal to resume joint oil output  {alkhaleejtoday.co}
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait signed agreements yesterday to resume pumping at two major oilfields in a shared neutral zone shut for five years . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 25 January 2020 : Brazilian telecom Oi sells its 25% stake in Unitel to Sonangol...  {Reuters}
Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA has sold its 25% stake in Unitel to Angolas state-oil company Sonangol for $1 billion, according to a securities filing on Friday . . .
 24 January 2020 : Total and Tullow launch joint sale of stakes in Kenyan oil project...  {Reuters}
Total and Tullow Oil aim to reduce their stakes in Kenya’s first oil development with a joint sale that could see Tullow exit completely . . .
 24 January 2020 : Africa Oil joins major deepwater Nigeria oil projects  {offshore-mag.com}
Africa Oil Corp. has closed its acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in Petrobras Oil and Gas BV for $519.5 million . . .
 24 January 2020 : Exxon prepares sale of UK, German oil & gas assets  {oilprice.com}
As part of its global program to sell assets, ExxonMobil is about to launch a process to sell its upstream oil and gas operations in the UK and Germany . . .
 23 January 2020 : Indonesias Pertamina considers buying stake in Rokan block...  {Economic Times}
Indonesia state oil and gas company PT Pertamina is considering buying a participating interest in Rokan block this year, an official said . . .
 22 January 2020 : Anglo African and Zenith finalise option agreement...  {morningstar.co.uk}
Anglo African Oil & Gas PLC and Zenith Energy Ltd have finalised the put-and-call option agreement regarding the sale of the remaining 20% stake . . .
 22 January 2020 : Mubadala unit offloads stake in Indonesian offshore gas...  {arabianbusiness.com}
Mubadala Petroleum has announced that it has completed the farmout of a 20 percent participating interest in offshore gas blocks in Indonesia . . .
 22 January 2020 : Cairn India hunts for big oil partner via stake sale  {Economic Times}
The Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta is looking to sell a minority stake in Cairn India to a strategic partner as the diversified oil-to-metals conglomerate looks . . .
 21 January 2020 : AIIM acquires minority stakes in gas assets in Nigeria  {africaglobalfunds.com}
African Infrastructure Investment Managers has acquired minority interests in gas assets in Nigeria majority-owned by Savannah Petroleum . . .
 21 January 2020 : Rosneft increases stake in Bayernoil oil refinery  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Oil company Rosnefts German subsidiary Rosneft Deutschland, has completed the acquisition of an additional 3.57% stake . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 25 January 2020 : Japan and Malaysia team up in maritime drill  {nhk.or.jp}
Coast guard units from Japan and Malaysia have teamed up for the first time in a maritime exercise to tackle oil spills and piracy at sea . . .
 25 January 2020 : Cleanup of orphaned oil wells could cost California $500 million...  {latimes.com}
California is staring at a massive bill to clean up the deserted oil and gas wells left behind by businesses that have gone defunct as the industry has diminished . . .
 24 January 2020 : Trump administration gives Keystone pipeline green light  {csmonitor.com}
The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land . . .
 23 January 2020 : Dakota Access seeks to push more oil through pipeline  {kcci.com}
Iowa regulators want owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline to provide expert analysis to back up the companys claim . . .
 23 January 2020 : Enbridge stops in Brainerd to speak on Line 3  {brainerddispatch.com}
It was a quick stop with a mission to reenergize its supporters and to give an update on a proposed billion dollar project . . .
 22 January 2020 : Two captains on trial for polluting UAE beaches with oil spill  {khaleejtimes.com}
Two captains have appeared at the Fujairah Misdemeanours Court on charges of polluting the beaches of Fujairah and Kalba city . . .
 22 January 2020 : Deputy PM okays national plan to respond to oil spills  {vietnamnews.vn}
The move aims to help promptly deal with oil spills, minimise the number of oil spills and reduce the damage by oil spills on the environment, economy and society . . .
 21 January 2020 : The investigation into the Sportsplex Pond oil spill is now...  {everythinggp.com}
The investigation into the hydrocarbon spill at the Crosslink County Sportsplex Pond has wrapped up, with no culprit found . . .
 21 January 2020 : Evergreen Fire and Rescue clean up oil spill northeast of Kalispell  {kpax.com}
Evergreen Fire and Rescue assisted by Flathead County of Emergency Services controlled a small hazmat spill Sunday . . .
 20 January 2020 : Integrity tests done on Arkansas oil pipeline that ruptured  {fultonsun.com}
A company tested the integrity of a segment of pipeline that has been idle since it ruptured in 2013, spilling 5,000 barrels of crude oil . . .
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11. OPEC News
 25 January 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $63.26 a barrel Thursday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $63.26 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $64.66 the previous day . . .
 25 January 2020 : OPEC mulls extending oil production cuts through end-2020  {oilprice.com}
OPEC members are discussing a potential extension of the oil production cuts through the end of 2020, an OPEC source told Russian news agency TASS on Friday . . .
 24 January 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $64.66 a barrel Wednesday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$64.66 a barrel on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, compared with $65.26 the previous day . . .
 23 January 2020 : Brazil could begin talks to join OPEC in July  {oilprice.com}
South Americas largest oil producer, Brazil, will launch discussions on potentially joining OPEC in July, Brazilian Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque told . . .
 23 January 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stands at $65.26 a barrel Tuesday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$65.26 a barrel on Tuesday, compared with $66.11 the previous day . . .
 22 January 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $66.11 a barrel Monday  {menafn.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$66.11 a barrel on Monday, 20 January 2020, compared with $65.58 the previous Friday . . .
 22 January 2020 : This emerging oil hotspot threatens the OPEC deal  {oilprice.com}
A day before Christmas 2019 ExxonMobil and its partners have lifted the first commercial crude from the Liza field . . .
 21 January 2020 : OPEC oil production cuts likely to continue for the whole of 2020...  {cnbc.com}
OPEC and its allies agreed in December 2019 to cut supply by an additional 500,000 barrels per day until its next meeting in March 2020 . . .
 20 January 2020 : OPEC decreased production by 2 million barrels per day in 2019  {wam.ae}
Recent statistics issued by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, highlighted a decrease in its production by 6.3 percent . . .
 20 January 2020 : Kuwaits OPEC+ output cuts to cap 2020 economic growth...  {spglobal.com}
Kuwaits compliance with OPEC+ oil production cuts will cap economic growth this year but the restart of production . . .
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12. General Oil News
 24 January 2020 : Israel must seize cooperation opportunities with Egypt  {middleeastmonitor.com}
An Israeli studies centre has said that cooperation opportunities with Egypt must be seized, especially in the energy sector . . .
 24 January 2020 : Oil geopolitical risk is declining, despite US-Iran tensions  {forbes.com}
The recent Middle East confrontations between the U.S. and Iran has done little to permanently push up the price of oil . . .
 23 January 2020 : Economist says U.S. economy neutral to oil prices  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
U.S. oil production and investment help the countrys economy become sort of neutral to oil price changes, said a chief U.S. economist . . .
 23 January 2020 : Oil and gas sector keeps faith in low-carbon energy...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
More than 70% of oil and gas executives expect to maintain or increase investment in low-carbon energy this year . . .
 21 January 2020 : At least five dead in Nigerian oil pipeline explosion  {oilprice.com}
At least five people died and dozens of others were rushed to hospital late on Sunday after an oil pipeline exploded in Nigeria . . .
 20 January 2020 : Tanzania: Natural gas plan draft finalised  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Efforts to ensure all citizens benefit from the countrys gas discovery is taking shape as preparations of a draft on Domestic Natural Gas Promotion Plan . . .
 20 January 2020 : Oil min to take Cabinet approval on gas sector reforms  {outlookindia.com}
The government has decided against giving the power sector priority access to cheaper domestic gas. The petroleum ministry is finalising a note . . .
 20 January 2020 : Oil is the only way back up for Venezuela  {oilprice.com}
Theres only one path to rebuilding Venezuela, and it’s paved with oil. For the time being, that path leads nowhere . . .
 19 January 2020 : Qatar condemns storming of Libya eastern Zueitina port  {Reuters}
Qatar condemned the storming of Libya eastern Zueitina oil export port by forces from areas controlled by the . . .
 19 January 2020 : US troops block Russian forces way to oil field in Syria  {yenisafak.com}
U.S. soldiers present in regions under YPG/PKK terror group’s occupation in Syria, on Saturday stopped . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 25 January 2020 : UNICA: Brazilian corn ethanol production continues to grow  {ethanolproducer.com}
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing that Brazilian corn ethanol production . . .
 25 January 2020 : US Department of Energy to invest $300 million in...  {biofuels-news.com}
The US Department of Energy plans to invest almost $300 million in research and development of sustainable transportation resources . . .
 24 January 2020 : Majority of biodiesel produced in US readily exceeds specification...  {biofuels-news.com}
US biodiesel association the National Biodiesel Board has welcomed new fuel quality reports published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory . . .
 24 January 2020 : US data: EIA says ethanol production falls sharply, but stocks...  {spglobal.com}
US ethanol production averaged 1.049 million b/d for the week ended January 17, a 46,000 b/d decrease compared with the previous week . . .
 24 January 2020 : Novozymes reports 2% increase in Q4 bioenergy sales  {ethanolproducer.com}
Novozymes released fourth quarter 2019 financial results on Jan. 23, reporting a 2 percent growth in bioenergy sales during three-month period . . .
 23 January 2020 : Biodiesel remains fuel of choice for fleets looking to improve...  {biofuels-news.com}
New research has revealed that diesel powertrains are expected to remain popular for years to come, with the use of biodiesel blends in diesel equipment . . .
 23 January 2020 : Perus ethanol consumption, production expected to increase  {ethanolproducer.com}
According to a USDA Foreign Agricultural Service report, filed with the Global Agricultural Information Network, Peru is expected to produce . . .
 22 January 2020 : Renewable Energy Group, Phillips 66 pull plug on renewable...  {biofuels-news.com}
Phillips 66 and Renewable Energy Group have decided to discontinue their joint effort to build a large-scale renewable diesel plant . . .
 22 January 2020 : UK liquid biofuel use up in Q3, ethanol consumption down...  {ethanolproducer.com}
An estimated 696 million liters of liquid biofuels were consumed the by the U.K. transportation sector during the third quarter of 2019 . . .
 22 January 2020 : US Water, CTE Global settle litigation related to pHytOUT...  {ethanolproducer.com}
U.S. Water Services Inc. and CTE Global Inc. have entered into a settlement agreement resolving their litigation involving U.S. Waters patents . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 8th Global Annual LNG Bunkering Summit 2020 :    From 28th January to 30th January 2020 at Amsterdam. Map
 MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition :    From 28th January to 30th January 2020 at Dakar. Map
 8th Ship Recycling Congress 2020 :    From 29th January to 30th January 2020 at Amsterdam. Map
 Oil and Gas Pipeline Leakage Detection Congress :    From 29th January to 30th January 2020 at Houston. Map
 6th Annual Well Site Automation 2020 :    From 29th January to 30th January 2020 at Houston. Map
 LNG/LPG and Alternative Fuel Ships :    From 29th January to 30th January 2020 at London. Map
 10th Annual Middle Distillates Conference :    From 30th January to 31st January 2020 at Antwerp. Map
 International Biomass Conference & Expo :    From 3rd February to 5th February 2020 at Nashville. Map
 Argus Americas Crude Summit 2020 :    From 3rd February to 5th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 Euromaritime 2020 :    From 4th February to 6th February 2020 at Marseille. Map
 UK CCUS and Hydrogen Decarbonisation Summit :    From 4th February to 5th February 2020 at Birmingham. Map
 American LNG Forum :    From 4th February to 5th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 Middle East Bunkering Convention :    From 5th February to 6th February 2020 at Dubai. Map
 5th Maritime Digital Transformation Forum :    From 6th February to 6th February 2020 at Copenhagen. Map
 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit :    From 9th February to 12th February 2020 at Abuja . Map
 15th LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 (LNGA 2020) :    From 10th February to 11th February 2020 at Singapore. Map
 IADC Drilling HSE&T Asia Pacific 2020 Conference & Exhibition :    From 11th February to 12th February 2020 at Bangkok. Map
 Mexico Mining Forum :    From 12th February to 12th February 2020 at Mexico City . Map
 The 24th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 17th February to 21st February 2020 at London. Map
 ME-TECH 2020 – Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals :    From 18th February to 20th February 2020 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 IADC Drilling Africa 2020 Conference & Exhibition :    From 18th February to 19th February 2020 at Accra. Map
 IADC Health, Safety, Environment & Training Conference & Exhibition :    From 18th February to 19th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 Future Midstream Automation Summit :    From 18th February to 18th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 11th International Conference on Biofuel & Bioenergy 2020 :    From 19th February to 20th February 2020 at Dubai. Map
 CIEHC 2020 :    From 19th February to 21st February 2020 at Brazzaville. Map
 2nd Global LNG Forum :    From 19th February to 20th February 2020 at Milan. Map
 South Asia LPG Expo 2020 :    From 19th February to 20th February 2020 at Mumbai. Map
 North American Artificial Lift 2020 Exhibition and Conference :    From 20th February to 21st February 2020 at Houston. Map
  2nd Houston Oil Forum 2020 :    From 20th February to 21st February 2020 at Houston. Map
 Capital Links 11th Annual Greek Shipping Forum :    From 20th February to 20th February 2020 at Athens. Map
 Global Upstream Technology Expo & Conference (GUTEC 2020) :    From 20th February to 20th February 2020 at New Delhi. Map
 LNGgc Asia 2020 :    From 24th February to 25th February 2020 at Singapore. Map
 7th Annual Cost-Effective Artificial Lift Strategies Permian Basin 2020 :    From 25th February to 26th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 Breakbulk Middle East :    From 25th February to 26th February 2020 at Dubai. Map
 Downstream Russia 2020 :    From 26th February to 28th February 2020 at Ufa. Map
 North American Frac Sand 2020 :    From 27th February to 28th February 2020 at Houston. Map
 6th International LNG Congress :    From 2nd March to 3rd March 2020 at Brussels. Map
 North American Shale Water Management 2020 :    From 2nd March to 3rd March 2020 at Houston. Map
 IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition :    From 3rd March to 5th March 2020 at Galveston. Map
 Global Offshore Brazil Summit 2020 :    From 3rd March to 4th March 2020 at Rio de Janeiro. Map
 Sugar & Ethanol Asia :    From 3rd March to 5th March 2020 at Bangkok. Map
 NACS Convenience Summit Asia :    From 3rd March to 5th March 2020 at Bangkok. Map
 The 6th CWC China LNG & Gas International Exhibition & Summit :    From 4th March to 6th March 2020 at Shanghai. Map
 Oman Petroleum & Energy Show (OPES) :    From 9th March to 11th March 2020 at Muscat. Map
 Argentina Well Site Facilities 2020 :    From 10th March to 11th March 2020 at Buenos Aires. Map
 StocExpo 2020 :    From 10th March to 12th March 2020 at Ahoy, Rotterdam. Map
 Lignofuels Americas :    From 11th March to 12th March 2020 at Omaha. Map
 Bunker Fuel Asia 2020 :    From 11th March to 12th March 2020 at Singapore. Map
 Green Ship Technology Conference :    From 11th March to 12th March 2020 at Copenhagen. Map
 Sea Japan 2020 :    From 11th March to 13th March 2020 at Tokyo. Map
 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference :    From 11th March to 13th March 2020 at Perth. Map
 16th Arctic Shipping Summit :    From 11th March to 12th March 2020 at Montreal. Map
 7th Annual Asian Refining Summit :    From 11th March to 12th March 2020 at Singapore. Map
 Mexico Energy Forum :    From 11th March to 11th March 2020 at Mexico City . Map
 9th Annual Asian Petrochemicals Markets Conference :    From 12th March to 13th March 2020 at Singapore. Map
 North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference – NAPEC 2020 :    From 15th March to 18th March 2020 at Oran. Map
 14th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition :    From 16th March to 19th March 2020 at Manama. Map
 Intermodal South America :    From 16th March to 19th March 2020 at São Paulo. Map
 Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) :    From 18th March to 20th March 2020 at Singapore. Map
 India Refining and Petrochemical Forum 2020 :    From 18th March to 19th March 2020 at Delhi. Map
 Gasification 2020 :    From 18th March to 19th March 2020 at Lyon. Map
 ICBABP 2020 : International Conference on Biotechnological Applications for Biofuel Production :    From 19th March to 20th March 2020 at Dubai. Map
 Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) :    From 19th March to 22nd March 2020 at Singapore. Map
 OPEX MENA 2020 – Excellence in Safety & Operations :    From 24th March to 26th March 2020 at Manama. Map
 Cyber Security for Critical Assets (CS4CA USA) :    From 24th March to 25th March 2020 at Houston. Map
 Envirotech for Shipping Forum :    From 24th March to 25th March 2020 at Rotterdam. Map
 IADC Human Performance Conference :    From 25th March to 26th March 2020 at Rio de Janeiro. Map
 European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference :    From 25th March to 26th March 2020 at Vienna. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Certificate in Ballast Water Management :   From 27th January to 20th April 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 SPE Workshop: Multiphase and Wet Gas Flow Measurements in Conventional and Unconventional Data Driven Environment :   From 28th January to 29th January 2020  at  Galveston. Map
 Certificate in Maritime Environmental Management :   From 30th January to 23rd April 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Oil Spill Response :   From 31st January to 24th April 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Piping System Construction & Inspection Masterclass :   From 3rd February to 5th February 2020  at  Nairobi. Map
 Mini MBA: Oil & Gas and Energy Management :   From 3rd February to 7th February 2020  at  New York. Map
 LNG Bunkering Europe Training Course :   From 11th February to 13th February 2020  at  London. Map
 Advanced Certificate in Designated Person (DP) :   From 11th February to 5th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Diploma in Ship and Port Agency :   From 11th February to 5th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Container Terminal Operations & Management :   From 12th February to 6th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Contracting Newbuildings :   From 12th February to 6th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling (Dubai) :   From 16th February to 20th February 2020  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Accounting & Performance Measurement :   From 17th February to 21st February 2020  at  London. Map
 API 510 Training - Pressure Vessel Inspector Course :   From 17th February to 21st February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) :   From 17th February to 20th February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 LNG Purchasing & Transportation :   From 24th February to 26th February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Integrating Human Factors into the Design and Operations Risk Framework :   From 24th February to 26th February 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Process Hazard and Risk Analysis (PH&RA) :   From 24th February to 28th February 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Certificate in Shale Gas :   From 26th February to 20th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Gas Explosion Hazards, Fire Detection and Protection Systems Design for Oil & Gas :   From 26th February to 28th February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Procurement Certification in Combatting Risk and Fraud :   From 26th February to 28th February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 3D Seismic Data Processing :   From 26th February to 28th February 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 3D Seismic Acquisition Design and Operation :   From 2nd March to 4th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Process Safety & Hazard Analysis Masterclass :   From 3rd March to 4th March 2020  at  Cologne. Map
 Certificate in Bunkering Operations and Management :   From 3rd March to 26th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Ship Registration :   From 3rd March to 26th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Diploma in Marine Accident Investigation :   From 4th March to 27th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers : Mechanical Design (ASME/TEMA), and Considering Operation & Maintenance :   From 9th March to 13th March 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 LNG Fundamentals :   From 10th March to 12th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Diploma in Port Management :   From 11th March to 3rd June 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Shipping Business :   From 12th March to 4th June 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Certificate in Alternative Marine Surveying Techniques :   From 13th March to 5th June 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Risk Based Inspection Masterclass :   From 16th March to 17th March 2020  at  Brussels. Map
 NEBOSH Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety :   From 16th March to 21st March 2020  at  Nairobi. Map
 API 571 Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry :   From 16th March to 20th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME Section VIII Division 1 and 2 - Pressure Vessel Series :   From 16th March to 20th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Mastering Energy Storage & Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs) :   From 16th March to 20th March 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Gas & LNG Markets, Contracts & Pricing :   From 16th March to 20th March 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management :   From 17th March to 9th June 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Essentials of Marine Surveying :   From 18th March to 10th June 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 Corrosion Control in Gas, Oil & Water :   From 22nd March to 26th March 2020  at  Dubai. Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 23rd March to 27th March 2020  at  Calgary. Map
 Practical A to Z Guide to Laytime and Demurrage :   From 23rd March to 25th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Subsea Pipeline Pre-Commissioning Operations Management :   From 23rd March to 26th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up :   From 25th March to 27th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Biomarkers and Isotopes Use in Geochemistry :   From 25th March to 27th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Integrating Human Factors into the Design and Operations Risk Framework :   From 25th March to 27th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Project Management in the International Oil and Gas Industry :   From 25th March to 27th March 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
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