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1. News on Oil Prices
 1 December 2020 : Michigan gas prices fall 3.9 cents  {lenconnect.com}
Gasoline prices in Michigan fell 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week and were averaging $1.92 per gallon Monday, Nov. 30 . . .
 1 December 2020 : Petrol, diesel price hike pauses after continuous rise  {Economic Times}
Oil marketing companies held back the increase in the prices of petrol and diesel on Monday much to the relief of consumers . . .
 1 December 2020 : Saudi Arabia expected to increase oil prices to Asia  {oilprice.com}
Refiners in Asia expect the world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, to raise the official selling prices for its crude oil going to Asia in January . . .
 1 December 2020 : Goldman Sachs sees oil hit $65 in 2021  {oilprice.com}
Goldman Sachs expects Brent crude to reach $65 a barrel next year following the release of an effective Covid-19 vaccine . . .
 30 November 2020 : OGRA recommends higher petrol prices in December  {samaa.tv}
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Company has advised the petroleum division to raise fuel prices in December . . .
 30 November 2020 : Gas prices surge over the holiday period  {delawarebusinessnow.com}
The price at the pump for regular was $2.32, up about 13 cents in the past week and more than a nickel above the Thanksgiving-eve figure . . .
 30 November 2020 : CPC and Formosa slightly bump up prices at pumps  {taipeitimes.com}
CPC Corp, Taiwan and Formosa Petrochemical Corp yesterday announced that they would increase their gasoline and diesel prices by NT$0.2 per liter . . .
 30 November 2020 : Crude oil prices slip in cautious trading ahead of OPEC+ meeting  {Economic Times}
Oil prices fell about 1% on Monday amid investor jitters ahead of an OPEC+ meeting to decide whether the producers group will extend . . .
 29 November 2020 : San Diego County gas prices increase slightly  {timesofsandiego.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose four-tenths of a cent . . .
 29 November 2020 : Fewer people traveling impacts gas prices in Texoma  {kxii.com}
According to AAA, fewer Americans are traveling over the Thanksgiving Holiday causing gas prices to be . . .
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2. Rig News
 1 December 2020 : Nigerias oil rig count dips by 30% in one month  {vanguardngr.com}
Nigerias active rig count has dropped significantly by 30 per cent to seven in October 2020 as against 10 recorded in the previous month . . .
 1 December 2020 : Permian basin adds oil drilling rigs for 6 straight weeks  {finance.yahoo.com}
In its weekly release, Baker Hughes Company BKR reported an increase in the U.S. rig count . . .
 30 November 2020 : Equinor cleared to drill exploration well in Johan Castberg...  {oedigital.com}
Norwegian oil giant Equinor has been cleared to drill an exploration well at the Isflak prospect in the Barents Sea . . .
 28 November 2020 : Keppel O&M lands multimillion-dollar FPSO deal  {offshore-technology.com}
Singapores offshore rig and vessel builder Keppel Offshore & Marine wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard won a contract . . .
 27 November 2020 : Canadas weekly rig count up 2 to 110  {boereport.com}
Canada averaged 110 active drilling rigs this week according to data from the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors . . .
 27 November 2020 : U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for fourth month...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
U.S. energy firms added oil and natural gas rigs this week, boosting the oil count for the fourth month in a row as producers . . .
 26 November 2020 : Masirah books rig for three offshore Oman wells  {offshore-mag.com}
Masirah Oil has contracted Shelf Drillings jackup Tenacious for two development wells on the Yumna oil field . . .
 26 November 2020 : Rig count rise fails to slow the oil price rally  {oilprice.com}
Baker Hughes reported on Wednesday that the number of oil rigs in the United States rose by 10 to 241 . . .
 25 November 2020 : Nigerias oil rig count declines by 30%  {economicconfidential.com}
Nigerias active rig count witnessed a downward movement with a 30 percent dip to seven in October, 2020 from 10 recorded in September . . .
 24 November 2020 : Vår Energi gets ok to drill production wells at Goliat field  {oedigital.com}
Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has been given consent to use Saipems Scarabeo 8 drilling rig on the Goliat oil field in the Barents Sea . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 1 December 2020 : Australian oil and gas exploration spending lifts  {energynewsbulletin.net}
Petroleum exploration expenditure in Australia - both onshore and offshore combined - rose over the September quarter by about 4% . . .
 1 December 2020 : Gas deposits discovered in exploratory well Lakhirud X-1...  {researchsnipers.com}
It has been reported by the Oil and Gas Development Company that it has discovered gas deposits in exploratory well Lakhirud X-1 in Musa Khel district . . .
 1 December 2020 : JOG set to strengthen grip on North Sea Buchan area  {offshore-mag.com}
Jersey Oil & Gas has a conditional agreement to acquire North Sea E&P company CIECO V&C, currently owned by Japans ITOCHU Corp. and JOGMEC . . .
 30 November 2020 : ADX ropes in more Austrian oil and gas ground  {thewest.com.au}
ASX-listed European-focused, ADX Energy, has secured another 450 square kilometres of fresh oil and gas exploration ground . . .
 30 November 2020 : Gombe Gov lauds Buhari for his political will on oil...  {tribuneonlineng.com}
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his Political will and commitment he has so far exhibited on the actualization of the Kolmani Oil Well . . .
 30 November 2020 : BAPEX adds 20 mmcfd gas to national grid from Srikail gas field  {newagebd.net}
Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited started supplying gas to the national grid from its Srikail East gas field . . .
 30 November 2020 : Projects: Kuwait invites bids for oil seismic survey  {zawya.com}
OPEC member Kuwait has invited bids from seven foreign companies for a contract to conduct seismic surveys for oil exploration . . .
 30 November 2020 : Sadc waits for signal from Mozambique  {herald.co.zw}
Lets face it, any disturbing developments in a neighbouring country have the effect of being contagious if not carefully managed . . .
 29 November 2020 : Bahrain's Tatweer approaches 60 firms for oil extraction  {zawya.com}
Tatweer Petroleum has established contacts with more than 60 international companies, including the current . . .
 29 November 2020 : France pushes for sanctions on Turkey as Mediterranean...  {oilprice.com}
France's leading efforts to push for European sanctions on fellow NATO member Turkey has picked up steam . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 1 December 2020 : Natural gas demand will grow for decades to come  {oilprice.com}
The bridge fuel narrative for natural gas is being replaced. Not so easily replaced, however, is the demand for natural gas . . .
 1 December 2020 : U.S. oil demand set to soar in the coming months  {oilprice.com}
Despite the surge in coronavirus cases in recent weeks, crude oil demand in the United States could be on track to increase in the coming months . . .
 1 December 2020 : Iran: Gas consumption reaches high records  {menafn.com}
The daily gas utilization of the country came in at 707 million cubic meters, declared the dispatching director of the National Iranian Gas Company . . .
 27 November 2020 : Canadas crude oil, gas consumption peaking, output set to rise...  {icis.com}
Canadas domestic consumption of fossil fuels may have peaked in 2019 and could decline in coming years . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 1 December 2020 : Canadian oil producer Suncor forecasts higher annual production...  {Reuters}
Suncor Energy Inc on Monday forecast higher production and spending targets for fiscal year 2021, as the Canadian oil and gas producer . . .
 1 December 2020 : Iran: gas production stands at five million barrels of oil  {menafn.com}
The countrys natural gas production stood at 900 million cubic meters, declared the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company . . .
 1 December 2020 : Texas oil and gas production statistics for September 2020  {yourbasin.com}
Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for September 2020 came from 168,740 oil wells . . .
 1 December 2020 : RIL-BP set to start gas production from R-Series...  {businesstoday.in}
Reliance Industries is ready to start gas production from its second wave of discoveries in its eastern offshore KG-D6 block soon . . .
 1 December 2020 : Gas output doubles at Srikail well  {thefinancialexpress.com.bd}
Overall gas production from Cumillas Srikail well doubled at around 40 mmcfd with initiation of supply output . . .
 1 December 2020 : Kremlin says no such differences between OPEC and Russia...  {Reuters}
There are not the same strong differences between Russia and the OPEC oil group as had been the case in early 2020, a Kremlin spokesman said on Monday . . .
 1 December 2020 : U.S. oil production is on the rise again  {oilprice.com}
Crude oil production, including lease condensate, in the United States rose in September to 10.860 million barrels per day on average . . .
 30 November 2020 : U.S. shale firms amp up natural gas output as futures signal more gains  {Reuters}
Higher natural gas futures prices for 2021 and a continued glut of crude oil are prodding U.S. shale firms to boost gas drilling and production . . .
 29 November 2020 : Iraq isn't seeking exemptions from OPEC+ output cuts  {spglobal.com}
Iraq isn't seeking exemption from OPEC+ production cuts because it does not want crude prices to drop, Alsabaah . . .
 28 November 2020 : Genel Energy reports first oil at Sarta field in Iraq  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Genel Energy has announced that it had reached the first oil at the Sarta field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 1 December 2020 : Brazils Petrobras aims to step up oil exports and asset sales  {Reuters}
Brazils Petrobras on Monday projected a surge in oil exports and divestments over the next five years as it steps up plans to target overseas demand . . .
 30 November 2020 : Norway gas plant resumes exports to Europe  {Reuters}
Norways Nyhamna gas export terminal has restarted production and is ramping up output following a shutdown triggered by a strike among workers . . .
 30 November 2020 : Experts for feasibility study on Matarbari LNG...  {thefinancialexpress.com.bd}
Energy experts at a webinar have opined that the government should not implement Matarbari LNG and LPG terminals without any feasibility study . . .
 30 November 2020 : Gas from LNG terminal off Krk island soon in Croatias system  {croatiaweek.com}
The floating LNG terminal project in Omisalj off Krk island is nearing completion, the terminal will soon be ready for liquefied natural gas transport vessels . . .
 30 November 2020 : Egco applies for LNG shipping licence  {bangkokpost.com}
SET-listed Electricity Generating Group has submitted an application for a licence to become the sixth liquefied natural gas shipping operator . . .
 30 November 2020 : Minnesota tribes file to halt pipeline approval due to virus  {jwnenergy.com}
Two Native American tribes in northern Minnesota are asking state regulators to stop the imminent construction of Enbridge Energys Line 3 . . .
 30 November 2020 : Indias new pipeline tariffs to boost gas use...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
India will cut gas pipeline tariffs for areas far from gas injection points as the nation seeks a cleaner fuel-led industrial development . . .
 30 November 2020 : Vietnam Jan-Nov crude oil imports up 52.3%, output...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Vietnams crude oil imports in the first 11 months of this year rose 52.3% from a year earlier to 10.82 million tonnes . . .
 29 November 2020 : Norway cuts gas exports as plant shuts  {tribune.com.pk}
Norway’s Nyhamna gas export terminal is closing down as security guards at the plant go on strike, cutting . . .
 29 November 2020 : Gas pipeline control given to Russia  {tribune.com.pk}
In a major effort to foster strategic partnership, Pakistan has agreed to give management control of Pakistan . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 1 December 2020 : Gazprom swings to net loss of $3.3 billion in third-quater...  {Reuters}
Russian gas giant Gazprom incurred a loss of 251.3 billion roubles ($3.3 billion) in the third quarter due to the weak rouble . . .
 1 December 2020 : Exxon Mobil cuts billions in capital spending as oil and gas prices...  {nytimes.com}
Exxon Mobil announced on Monday that it would significantly cut spending on exploration and production over the next four years . . .
 27 November 2020 : Mexicos Pemex to begin 2021 oil hedge contracting soon...  {Reuters}
Mexican oil giant Pemex is about to start the process of contracting an oil hedge for 2021, a senior source at the company told Reuters . . .
 27 November 2020 : Brazils Petrobras slashes spending plan as lower oil prices bite  {Reuters}
Brazils state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA cut its five-year investment plan by 27% from a year ago to $55 billion to preserve cash . . .
 26 November 2020 : Tullow Oil focuses on west Africa in quest to secure groups future  {ft.com}
Tullow Oil is to focus on its core assets in west Africa as part of a plan to boost cash generation and secure the troubled energy groups future . . .
 26 November 2020 : ONGC jumps 4% as oil prices rally to highest since early March  {Economic Times}
State-run oil explorer Oil & Natural Gas Corp jumped nearly 4 per cent on Wednesday, cheering a rally in oil prices . . .
 24 November 2020 : Sempra develops plan to inject hydrogen into California...  {Reuters}
U.S. energy company Sempra Energy said Monday that two of its California utilities were developing a program to use surplus renewable power . . .
 20 November 2020 : Russias Gazprom Neft earnings up in third quarter as oil prices rise  {Reuters}
Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas company Gazprom, said on Thursday its third-quarter net income rose by 27% from the previous three months . . .
 20 November 2020 : Oil Search ready to restart Alaskan crude production  {oilprice.com}
Australian Oil Search plans to make the final investment decision on the Pikka project in Alaska next year and launch production in 2025 . . .
 16 November 2020 : Gulfport files for bankruptcy after M&A spree...  {businesstimes.com.sg}
Natural gas producer Gulfport Energy Corp filed for bankruptcy, joining a slew of US energy companies that are . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 1 December 2020 : Ireland: Providence Pens Barryroe field farmout deal with SpotOn  {oedigital.com}
Ireland-based oil and gas company Providence Resources has signed a farm-out deal with SpotOn Energy for the offshore block in Ireland . . .
 27 November 2020 : ADNOC awards seismic contract worth up to $519 million to BGP  {oedigital.com}
Abu Dhabis national oil company ADNOC said Thursday it had awarded a contract worth up to $519 million to Chinese seismic contractor BGP . . .
 27 November 2020 : China and Indonesia sign $1.5 billion thermal coal deal  {Reuters}
China will buy $1.467 billion worth of thermal coal from Indonesia next year, the Indonesian Coal Mining Association said on Wednesday . . .
 26 November 2020 : Exxon and Total in talks over Mozambique LNG resource-sharing deal...  {Reuters}
ExxonMobil and Total are in negotiations over their massive LNG projects in Mozambique, with each seeking to extract more gas . . .
 25 November 2020 : Wärtsilä signs support agreement for LNG carriers  {dieselgasturbine.com}
Wärtsilä has signed support agreements for eight liquefied natural gas carrier vessels owned by Teekay Gas, a part of the global Teekay Group . . .
 23 November 2020 : Major gas pipelines face over 4.6 million Dt/d of expiring...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Major US natural gas pipelines have more than $10 million in the balance with over 4.6 million Dt/d of firm transportation contracts . . .
 23 November 2020 : GE signs agreement to develop Vietnam LNG power plant  {businesstimes.com.sg}
General Electric and a Vietnamese company signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an LNG power plant near Ho Chi Minh City . . .
 20 November 2020 : Aramco awards contracts for oil and gas brownfield...  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Saudi Aramco has signed long-term agreements with eight companies for its oil and gas brownfield projects . . .
 19 November 2020 : Pakistan, Russia sign revised gas pipeline deal  {tribune.com.pk}
Pakistan and Russia have signed a revised deal for laying the Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline, formerly known as the North South Gas Pipeline . . .
 19 November 2020 : Indigenous group pours c$1b into Keystone XL  {oilprice.com}
A Canadian indigenous group has struck a deal with TC Energy to invest some $763. 77 million in the controversial Keystone XL . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 1 December 2020 : Eco confirms long-term licenses offshore Namibia  {offshore-mag.com}
Eco Oil & Gas has negotiated the re-issuance of its four licenses in the Walvis basin offshore Namibia . . .
 1 December 2020 : Canadian indigenous deal with KXL oil pipeline took years...  {Reuters}
TC Energy Corps sale of a C$1 billion stake in Keystone XL to a Canadian indigenous group is the result of over three years of pressure . . .
 28 November 2020 : China launches spot gas exchange in Shenzhen  {argusmedia.com}
China has launched its third natural gas spot trading centre, at Shenzhen in the southern province of Guangdong . . .
 27 November 2020 : Govt to investigate sale of oil groups stakes in African field...  {en.rti.org.tw}
Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua says the government will investigate why Taiwans state-run oil group sold a 35% stake in an African oil field . . .
 27 November 2020 : ExxonMobil calls off sale talks for Bass Strait oil and gas fields  {smh.com.au}
Global energy major ExxonMobil has abandoned plans to sell its stake in the giant Bass Strait oil and gas fields off the coast of Victoria . . .
 27 November 2020 : Spains Repsol cuts dividend, aims for low-carbon unit deal  {Reuters}
Spains Repsol will cut shareholder payouts and aims to sell a stake in its lower-carbon business as it curbs oil and gas production . . .
 26 November 2020 : Brazilian state Espirito Santo to sell gas distributor...  {Reuters}
Brazilian state Espirito Santo plans to relinquish control of its gas distribution company by selling 25% of the companys stock . . .
 26 November 2020 : Tokyo Gas buys stake in wind power firm  {argusmedia.com}
Japans largest gas retailer Tokyo Gas has acquired a stake in wind power venture Chiba Offshore Wind to take part in offshore wind power projects . . .
 26 November 2020 : The OPEC producer looking to sell a stake in its oil company  {oilprice.com}
OPEC producer Angola plans to raise much-needed cash via selling a stake in its state oil firm Sonangol by early 2022 . . .
 25 November 2020 : Snam buys 33% of De Nora to boost position in hydrogen technologies  {domain-b.com}
Italian gas group Snam on Thursday announced a deal to acquire 33 per cent stake in Industrie De Nora from Blackstone . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 1 December 2020 : Heritage: 90 percent of oil spill clean-up complete  {looptt.com}
The Heritage Petroleum Company Limited says it has completed 90 percent of cleanup activities following the oil spill at the New Cut Channel . . .
 30 November 2020 : Nigerian SC asks Shell to pay $467m for oil spill in 1970  {dailytimes.com.pk}
Nigerias Supreme Court has declined an application from Royal Dutch Shell which aimed to set aside a previous ruling . . .
 28 November 2020 : Oil spill: Supreme Court dismisses Shells application to review...  {guardian.ng}
The Supreme Court has dismissed an application by Shell Petroleum Development Company, asking it to review its judgment of Jan. 11, 2019 . . .
 28 November 2020 : Heritage Petroleum continues containment and cleanup of oil spill  {i955fm.com}
Heritage Petroleum continues containment and cleanup activities in the aftermath of the oil spill in Woodland . . .
 28 November 2020 : BP oil spill funds cover Louisiana boat launch, pier project  {brproud.com}
Money from the BP oil spill of 2010 has paid for a $3 million project to improve a boat launch and add fishing piers . . .
 27 November 2020 : EU database raises more questions about Japanese owner...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius continues to face an unprecedented ecological, human health and economic impact from the devastating oil spill . . .
 27 November 2020 : Solomon Islands oil spill report leaked to ABC reveals...  {abc.net.au}
Documents leaked to the ABC have estimated the economic losses caused by an oil spill near a world heritage-listed area of Solomon Islands last year . . .
 27 November 2020 : Yemens Ansarullah allows UN team to inspect decaying oil tanker  {tasnimnews.com}
The Houthi Ansaruallh movement has allowed an international inspection team to board the decaying FSO Safer oil tanker moored off Yemens Red Sea coast . . .
 25 November 2020 : $235m in Deepwater Horizon money approved for...  {neworleanscitybusiness.com}
Louisiana will receive $234.6 million of Deepwater Horizon settlement money for wetlands restoration projects in Plaquemines . . .
 25 November 2020 : US: Enbridge sues Michigan over oil pipeline shutdown order  {republicworld.com}
Enbridge filed a legal challenge Tuesday to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmers recent demand that the company shut down its oil pipeline . . .
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11. OPEC News
 1 December 2020 : OPEC leans towards extending oil cuts into first quarter...  {Economic Times}
OPEC members moved closer on Monday to extending existing oil production cuts for three months from January . . .
 1 December 2020 : OPEC+ postpones talks to December 3 amid disagreements...  {Reuters}
OPEC and allies led by Russia postponed talks on oil output policy for 2021 to Thursday, three sources said on Monday . . .
 1 December 2020 : OPEC oil output soars as production cut decision looms  {oilprice.com}
Driven by a faster-than-expected comeback of Libyan oil production, OPECs crude output jumped in November by 750,000 barrels per day . . .
 30 November 2020 : OPEC+ yet to find compromise on oil policy for 2021, say sources  {Reuters}
OPEC and allies led by Russia have yet to find a consensus on oil output policy for 2021, after an initial round of talks on Sunday . . .
 29 November 2020 : OPEC, allies mull extending output cuts as...  {deccanherald.com}
The OPEC oil producers' club and its allies will hold a virtual meeting on Monday and Tuesday to finalise an . . .
 28 November 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $46.66 a barrel Thursday...  {marketscreener.com}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $46.66 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $46.91 the previous day . . .
 28 November 2020 : Iraq feeling the strain under Opec+ deal  {argusmedia.com}
Iraq has long been forced to juggle a heavy reliance on oil revenues to meet domestic funding requirements . . .
 28 November 2020 : OPECs impromptu weekend meeting delayed  {oilprice.com}
OPEC+s meeting that was put on the books at the last minute for Saturday is now being delayed to Sunday, according to anonymous Reuters sources . . .
 27 November 2020 : Nigeria seeks better deal on OPEC quota  {thenationonlineng.net}
The Federal Government is seeking more crude oil production quota from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries . . .
 26 November 2020 : OPEC seeks $12.6tn investments to revamp global oil industry  {thisdaylive.com}
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has disclosed that the global oil industry will require about $12.6 trillion investments . . .
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12. General Oil News
 1 December 2020 : Brazil prosecutors sue Trafigura over irregular Petrobras contracts...  {Reuters}
Brazilian federal prosecutors have filed a lawsuit seeking damages from oil trading company Trafigura and former executives on corruption allegations . . .
 30 November 2020 : Israels Delek Drilling files for London Stock Exchange spin-off  {Reuters}
Israels Delek Drilling said on Sunday it was looking to spin off most of its assets into a new company . . .
 30 November 2020 : Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq  {Economic Times}
A rocket attack in northern Iraq on Sunday caused a large fire to break out at an oil refinery, briefly halting operations . . .
 30 November 2020 : Canadas oil industry will be indispensable for decades to come  {oilprice.com}
Canadas oil industry has been among those hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Already struggling with low oil prices . . .
 28 November 2020 : Brazils oil giant slashes its five-year investment plan  {oilprice.com}
Brazils state energy giant Petrobras has cut its five-year investment plan by 27 percent to $55 billion . . .
 27 November 2020 : Perus oil industry is engulfed in crisis  {oilprice.com}
A combination of sharply weaker oil prices, inconsistent regulation, the COVID-19 pandemic, and constant conflict in the Amazon . . .
 27 November 2020 : Oil pirates are dangerously close to U.S. waters  {oilprice.com}
Piracy is an age-old problem in the energy industry, often seen in West Africa and other regions of the world . . .
 26 November 2020 : Oil tanker hit by mine explosion near Saudi Arabia  {oilprice.com}
An oil tanker was damaged in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia after a mine exploded on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported . . .
 25 November 2020 : Pipe dreams leave U.S. energy firms caught in climate trap  {Reuters}
In remote northern Michigan a propane shortage in early 2014 caused prices to nearly double, squeezing about half of the families . . .
 24 November 2020 : Vietnam to extend jet fuel tax cut to help its airlines  {Reuters}
Vietnam plans to extend a 30% reduction in environment tax on jet fuel by one year until the end of 2021 to help local airlines . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 1 December 2020 : Iowa provides COVID-19 relief to 167 biofuel retail locations  {ethanolproducer.com}
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Nov. 30 announced that 101 ethanol projects and 137 biodiesel projects . . .
 1 December 2020 : Indonesias Jan-Oct biodiesel production at 7.2 mln KL...  {agriculture.com}
Indonesia, the worlds biggest palm oil maker, produced 7.20 million kilolitres of biodiesel made from palm oil in the January to October period . . .
 1 December 2020 : U.S. fuel industry frazzled as Trump EPA misses 2021 biofuel...  {Reuters}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was set to miss a deadline on Monday to announce how much renewable fuel . . .
 1 December 2020 : EPA misses statutory deadline to set 2021 RFS RVOs  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. EPA has missed its Nov. 30 statutory deadline to set the 2021 renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard . . .
 1 December 2020 : Ontario to require 15% renewable content in gasoline by 2030  {ethanolproducer.com}
The government of Ontario announced on Nov. 26 it has amended its clean fuels regulations and will ramp up its requirement for renewable content . . .
 30 November 2020 : Repsol wants to be leader in sustainable biofuels  {shipandbunker.com}
Repsol says it wants to become a leader in sustainable biofuels and is planning to nearly double production . . .
 30 November 2020 : German cargo flight departs using sustainable aviation fuel  {biofuels-news.com}
The Boeing 777F departed from Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday and headed to Shanghai, China, laden with SAF . . .
 28 November 2020 : Ontario hiking ethanol content in gasoline to help fight climate change  {driving.ca}
Ontario plans to raise by half the ethanol content required in gasoline in a move to fight climate change . . .
 27 November 2020 : GoodFuels supplies Volkswagen with marine biofuel  {argusmedia.com}
Dutch biofuels producer GoodFuels has begun supplying German car manufacturer Volkswagen with marine biofuel at Vlissingen in the Netherlands . . .
 27 November 2020 : New biofuels plant to be set up in Gabon  {biofuels-news.com}
The Singapore-based multinational firm will construct the plant in the southern part of Libreville, on an area of five ha not far from the port . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 Niobrara Shale Production 2020 Exhibition and Conference :    From 2nd December to 3rd December 2020 at Denver, Colorado. Map
 Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference 2020 :    From 2nd December to 4th December 2020 at Virtual Conference. Map
 ARACON 2020 :    From 2nd December to 3rd December 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 Water Management Permian Basin 2020 :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2020 at Virtual Event. Map
 4th World Congress on Petroleum Engineering and Natural Gas Recovery :    From 7th December to 8th December 2020 at Online. Map
 BWMTech North America 2020 :    From 7th December to 9th December 2020 at Online Conference. Map
 IADC World Drilling 2020 Conference & Exhibition :    From 8th December to 9th December 2020 at Online. Map
 Virtual LNG Global Summit 2020 :    From 8th December to 9th December 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 BBTC MENA & ME-CAT 2020 :    From 8th December to 10th December 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 INMEX China 2020 :    From 9th December to 11th December 2020 at Guangzhou. Map
 Future Downstream Technology Conference 2020 (FDTEC 2020) :    From 11th December to 11th December 2020 at New Delhi. Map
 IADC Drilling Middle East 2020 Conference & Exhibition :    From 14th December to 15th December 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 Middle East Artificial Lift 2020 :    From 14th December to 15th December 2020 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 Asia Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals (ASIA-TECH 2020) :    From 15th December to 17th December 2020 at Online. Map
 Angola Oil and Gas Service and Technology Conference (AOTC) :    From 15th December to 17th December 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 Plant Maintenance & Safety Summit :    From 16th December to 17th December 2020 at Virtual. Map
 18th International Conference on Renewable Mobility :    From 18th January to 22nd January 2021 at Online-Conference. Map
 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo 2021 :    From 18th January to 21st January 2021 at Virtual Event . Map
 Global Maritime Summit 2021 :    From 20th January to 21st January 2021 at Virtual Event . Map
 ShipTek International Conference Awards 2021 :    From 26th January to 27th January 2021 at Dubai. Map
 Onshore Well Site Automation 2021 :    From 26th January to 28th January 2021 at Virtual Event. Map
 3rd Annual Edge Computing Technologies in Oil & Gas Conference :    From 27th January to 28th January 2021 at Online/Virtual. Map
 9th Ship Recycling Congress :    From 27th January to 28th January 2021 at Rotterdam. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Power Purchase Agreements :   From 2nd December to 4th December 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 2nd December to 4th December 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers : Mechanical Design (ASME/TEMA), and Considering Operation & Maintenance :   From 7th December to 11th December 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround & Start-up :   From 7th December to 9th December 2020  at  Vietnam. Map
 API 570 Training--Piping Inspector Course :   From 7th December to 11th December 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Corrosion Control in Gas, Oil & Water :   From 13th December to 17th December 2020  at  Dubai. Map
 Energy Storage (Online Course) :   From 14th December to 14th December 2020  at  Online . Map
 API 580 and 581 Training - Risk-Based Inspection & Base Resource Document :   From 14th December to 18th December 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Oil & Gas Commercial Contracts and Negotiation Skills :   From 14th December to 18th December 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Effective Incident Investigation and Reporting :   From 24th January to 27th January 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Ship Shore Safety Checklist Masterclass :   From 25th January to 25th January 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 World Class HSE Management in High Hazards Environment :   From 25th January to 28th January 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
 Cyber Security for Non-Technical Personnel :   From 25th January to 28th January 2021  at  Virtual / Online Training . Map
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