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Kormarine 2017
1. News on Oil Prices
 21 August 2017 : Crude oil prices stable as market conditions tighten...   {Economic Times}
Oil markets were stable early on Monday, holding on to Friday's big gains even though rising US output weighed on hopes . . .
 21 August 2017 : UK Gas-Prompt prices rise as Norwegian imports fall   {Reuters}
Prompt British wholesale gas prices rose on Monday as outages curbed imports from Norway, leaving the UK's gas system . . .
 21 August 2017 : Iraq plans to shift Basra crude price benchmark to...  {nasdaq.com}
Iraq'sOil Marketing Company (SOMO) has informed its customers that it planned to change its price benchmark for Basra crude . . .
 21 August 2017 : Petrol prices increased to VNĐ17,486 per litre  {vietnamnews.vn}
The domestic retail price of RON 92 petroleum increased by VNĐ461 to trade at a maximum of VNĐ17,486 (77 US cents) per litre, as . . .
 21 August 2017 : Delaware gas prices dip for a second straight week   {delawarepublic.org}
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average cost of a gallon of regular in Delaware dropped another 2 cents over the past seven days . . .
 21 August 2017 : Fuel prices inch lower as oil market turns bearish  {taipeitimes.com}
State-owned CPC Corp, Taiwan yesterday announced that it is lowering its domestic gasoline and diesel prices by NT$0.3 per liter . . .
 21 August 2017 : Gasoline prices expected to Plateau in San Diego   {timesofsandiego.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County remained unchanged Sunday at $2.983 . . .
 21 August 2017 : Oil prices can fall below $40 due to global supply glut   {khaleejtimes.com}
The latest Opec meeting in Abu Dhabi did not reassure global oil trading markets and energy stocks in Wall Street remain . . .
 21 August 2017 : Oil up 3% as $US falls, US rig count drops   {news.com.au}
Oil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, feeding a rally that boosted global benchmark Brent . . .
 20 August 2017 : Gas prices hold steady as eclipse traffic increases  {kdvr.com}
The roads through Wyoming and Nebraska are expected to be packed as travelers continue to head north to get the best view of Monday’s eclipse and . . .
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2. Rig News
 21 August 2017 : Rig count: US drilling rigs down by five   {energyvoice.com}
The nation’s total rig count dropped by three to 946, the fourth consecutive weekly decline following turbulence in oil markets . . .
 20 August 2017 : U.S. oil rig count decreases by 3 this week to 946  {denverpost.com}
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 946. A year ago, just 491 rigs were active. Houston . . .
 19 August 2017 : Shell to deploy Maersk Drilling rig for work offshore Trinidad  {offshore-technology.com}
Shell has contracted Maersk Drilling for the deepwater semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer, which is set to be deployed in the East Coast Marine Area . . .
 19 August 2017 : Gulf rig count lowest in almost a year  {houmatoday.com}
The number of rigs exploring for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico dropped by one last week and remain at their lowest level in nearly a year . . .
 19 August 2017 : Permian Basin’s rig count is unchanged at 377  {mrt.com}
According to data from Baker Hughes, Midland County dropped to 45 rigs and the Permian held at 377. Reeves County ticked one higher to 68 . . .
 19 August 2017 : Greenpeace boat detained by Norway coastguard over action at oil rig  {thelocal.no}
The ship was demonstrating at a rig owned by Norwegian oil multinational Statoil located in the Barents Sea, reports The Independent Barents Observer . . .
 18 August 2017 : Conoco to start dismantling historical Norwegian oil platform  {Reuters}
ConocoPhillips has won permission to prepare for the removal of the first permanent oil platform built off Norway more than 40 years ago . . .
 17 August 2017 : Transocean to buy Norwegian rig firm Songa Offshore...  {businessinsider.com}
Transocean, one of the world's biggest drilling rig operators, has agreed to buy Norwegian competitor Songa Offshore . . .
 17 August 2017 : Statoil to drill more in the North Sea  {upi.com}
The Norwegian government said it signed off on plans from energy company Statoil to start new drilling operations in the North Sea . . .
 17 August 2017 : Oil worker airlifted from Dunbar rig due to...   {energyvoice.com}
Shetland Coastguard’s helicopter was called out this morning when an oil rig worker suffered a heart attack . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 21 August 2017 : Israeli exploration group to return Daniel natural gas...   {Economic Times}
An Israeli exploration group said it would return its licences to develop a natural gas field off Israel's Mediterranean coast to . . .
 21 August 2017 : Sacgasco hits four zones of interpreted gas...   {finfeed.com}
Sacgasco an Australian based energy company focused on the exploration and production of conventional gas in the . . .
 20 August 2017 : Pertamina pushes Iran for exploration of oil fields  {presstv.ir}
Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company Pertamina says it has asked Iran to allow the company to accelerate exploration of two major oil . . .
 20 August 2017 : Greece to open tenders for oil and gas explorations  {greekreporter.com}
The Greek government has opened two tenders for offshore oil and gas blocks in the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas and has invited IOCs to . . .
 19 August 2017 : Gambia opens bids for oil exploration  {thepoint.gm}
Government has maintained that it has no legal duty towards African Petroleum. Information Minister Mr Demba Jawo said their license has not been renewed . . .
 18 August 2017 : Tai ready for oil exploration, Monarch tells Shell  {thetidenewsonline.com}
A Paramount Ruler in Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State, Mene Tuatua, Tai Kpite, Samuel Nnee has declared that Tai people were ready for oil exploration . . .
 17 August 2017 : Japan's Inpex mulls Azadegan tender bid, international...  {english.kyodonews.net}
Japan's Inpex Corp. is mulling participation in a tender for the development of the Azadegan oil field in southwestern Iran and . . .
 17 August 2017 : China's oil, gas exploration investment up 12.6%   {chinadaily.com.cn}
China's oil and natural gas exploration investment rose 12.6 percent during 2012-2016 period when compared . . .
 17 August 2017 : Singapore company plans to expand petroleum exploration...  {news.xinhuanet.com}
A Singapore-based company, Interra Resources Ltd, is negotiating with Myanmar's energy authorities to win an . . .
 17 August 2017 : Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale: $121M in high bids   {stltoday.com}
Oil and gas companies offered $121.1 million in high bids on 90 Gulf of Mexico tracts at a federal lease sale . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 19 August 2017 : API: Petroleum demand last month highest for July...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Total petroleum deliveries in July moved up by 4.9 percent from July 2016 to average nearly 20.7 million barrels per day . . .
 18 August 2017 : California summer gas demand falls year on year  {argusmedia.com}
California natural gas demand has declined from last summer amid rising prices and an ongoing shift to renewable sources . . .
 21 August 2017 : China to increase natural gas use   {chinaeconomicreview.com}
China's consumption of natural gas is expected to grow by 8.1% annually from 2015 to 2030, Caixin reports . . .
 18 August 2017 : Pertamina: Premium gasoline consumption down 5.8mn kl  {en.tempo.co}
State owned oil company Pertamina said that the consumption volume of Premium gasoline in the first half of 2017 amounted to 6.8 million kiloliters . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 21 August 2017 : Petrobel achieves 30% increase over target in gas production   {dailynewsegypt.com}
Petrobel Petroleum has achieved a 30% increase over target in gas production in the current fiscal year . . .
 21 August 2017 : UAE GDP to expand by 2.9 per cent in 2018 as oil production...   {thenational.ae}
The UAE's economy will expand by 2.9 per cent in 2018 as oil production returns to growth, according to BMI . . .
 21 August 2017 : Increase in Angolan oil production expected   {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Angolan petroleum production could increase to 1.861 million barrels per day in 2018, with the opening of several projects . . .
 21 August 2017 : Uganda eyes Chinese credit to fast track oil production   {newsghana.com.gh}
As Uganda fast-tracks the start of its commercial production of oil, the country is looking at China to access credit . . .
 21 August 2017 : Pertamina to develop 2 oilfields in Iran   {en.mehrnews.com}
Indonesian state-owned corporation Pertamina has voiced readiness to expand two Iranian oil fields, Abteimour and Mansouri . . .
 21 August 2017 : Libya's Sharara oilfield shut by pipeline blockade: sources   {Reuters}
Libya's Sharara oilfield, the country's largest, has been shut down since Saturday because of a pipeline blockade . . .
 20 August 2017 : North Dakota oil output drops but stays above 1M barrels  {yahoo.com}
As per North Dakota’s oil regulator, the state’s daily crude output fell 0.8% in Jun after dropping 0.9% in the previous month. The North . . .
 20 August 2017 : SOCAR commissions new well in Caspian Sea  {azernews.az}
Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, through the commissioning of a new well at the Oil Rocks offshore field, will produce additional . . .
 19 August 2017 : Mixed bag for July production from Norway  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Total production of oil and natural gas from Norway in July was about 5 percent higher the previous month, but lower than the government said it expected . . .
 19 August 2017 : Global oil output to grow 6.8%, gas output 42.8% by 2040  {sputniknews.com}
CEO of Russia's state geological exploration company ROSGEO Anton Sergeyev stated that global production of crude oil will grow from 4.4 billion metric tons . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 21 August 2017 : US crude exports to further increase in next 6 months  {en.trend.az}
US crude oil exports are expected to further increase in the next six months, according to the forecasts of the US JP Morgan bank . . .
 21 August 2017 : Shell loads its first cargo of Libyan crude in 5 years   {energyinfrapost.com}
Libya’s oil sector seems to be back in action as law and order situation improves in the militancy-hit country . . .
 21 August 2017 : Gas exports raise $1b since August  {elevenmyanmar.com}
Myanmar earned US$1.07 billion from natural gas exports until early August this fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Commerce . . .
 21 August 2017 : Standard Bank seeks Sh309 billion for Uganda pipeline   {standardmedia.co.ke}
Standard Bank Group Ltd Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion (Sh309 billion) for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year . . .
 21 August 2017 : Iran deploys 2mn barrels of SPOL crude to East Asia   {en.mehrnews.com}
Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum announced that four crude consignments recovered from South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL) with an overall . . .
 21 August 2017 : Nigeria’s oil exports to slip in October   {thenewsguru.com}
Nigeria’s total exports are set to slip in October, possibly to a five-month low, according to loading programmes . . .
 21 August 2017 : 170 kms of pipe laid in Turkish Stream   {dailysabah.com}
Russia does not foresee any risks to the future of the Turkish Stream project, which will be constructed in accordance to . . .
 20 August 2017 : China politely refuses from Russian  {micetimes.asi}
A very interesting situation emerges with the Eastern strategy of development of the gas transport network of the Russian Federation. As you . . .
 20 August 2017 : Nigeria’s oil exports to slip in October  {punchng.com}
Nigeria’s total exports are set to slip in October, possibly to a five-month low, according to loading programmes. Export plans for most grades were . . .
 20 August 2017 : Oil transporters threaten to discontinue operations again  {tribune.com.pk}
Oil transporters have again threatened to go on strike from Monday (August 21) if the government does not accept their demands. “Our talks with . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 21 August 2017 : Total acquires Maersk Oil for $7.45 billion in a share...   {businesswire.com}
Total is pleased to announce that the Boards of Total and A.P. Møller – Mærsk have both approved the acquisition of 100% of . . .
 21 August 2017 : Scomi Energy keeps an eye on pickup in O&G industry   {theedgemarkets.com}
Scomi Energy Services Bhd is still confident on the prospects of the oil and gas (O&G) industry, as it expects more business . . .
 17 August 2017 : Swala Oil and Gas plans investment in Orca’s...  {fossilfuel.energy-business-review.com}
Swala Oil and Gas, a Tanzanian oil and gas exploration company said that it is looking to invest up to $130m in . . .
 17 August 2017 : Petrobras Argentina sale under scrutiny in Brazil   {Reuters}
Brazilian prosecutors plan to investigate last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras . . .
 17 August 2017 : Woodside first-half profit jumps 49%   {aogdigital.com}
Australian energy giant Woodside has recorded half-year profit of US$507 million, 49% higher than 1H 2016, thanks . . .
 17 August 2017 : SOCAR receives more licenses in Turkey  {azernews.az}
SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S. , a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR in Turkey, received 4 more licenses from Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory (EPDK). . . .
 16 August 2017 : Dana Gas second quarter profit soars  {ameinfo.com}
Sharjah-based Dana Gas reported a 71 per cent increase in second quarter net profit on the back of reduced . . .
 16 August 2017 : SOCAR and LUKOIL set sights on joint Turkish asset investment   {energydigital}
SOCAR, Azerbaijan’s 100% state-owned oil company, and Russian energy giant LUKOIL PJSC are considering a joint . . .
 16 August 2017 : ConocoPhillips accepts state terms to obtain leases   {alaskajournal.com}
ConocoPhillips has agreed to comply with a long list contingencies demanded by Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack . . .
 16 August 2017 : Plaintiffs suing oil, gas companies gained access to critical...  {newson6.com}
Plaintiffs suing local oil and gas companies for damages caused by the 2011 Prague earthquake gained access on Tuesday . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 21 August 2017 : DOE modifies petroleum contracting scheme   {business.mb.com.ph}
For prospective commercial discoveries, the Department of Energy (DOE) will be modifying the “upstream contracting round . . .
 21 August 2017 : Essar Oil to announce closure of $13 billion sale deal...  {Economic Times}
Ending months of negotiations with various stakeholders, Essar Group will be announcing the closure of its $13-billion deal . . .
 19 August 2017 : Iran set to ink oil swap deals with Caspian Sea states  {news.xinhuanet.com}
Iran is ready to sign deals with the other Caspian Sea littoral states to swap their oil, official IRNA news agency reported on Friday . . .
 18 August 2017 : Rajasthan, HPCL sign joint venture for Barmer oil refinery complex  {indiatoday.intoday.in}
Rajasthan government, on Thursday, signed an agreement with the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) to set up a joint venture . . .
 16 August 2017 : Turkish, Russian, Iranian companies ink $7B energy deal  {dailysabah.com}
Turkish energy firm Unit International A.Ş. has signed a $7 billion agreement with Russia's state-owned Zarubezhnet . . .
 16 August 2017 : Cabinet OKs rules for exploration and production deals  {bangkokpost.com}
The cabinet on Tuesday gave the nod to four ministerial regulations that will set criteria for production-sharing contracts . . .
 16 August 2017 : KrisEnergy close to Cambodia Block A deal   {aogdigital.com}
KrisEnergy is targeting a single platform with peak production at about 8000 b/d for Aspara’s first phase of development . . .
 15 August 2017 : Santos, ENGIE ink gas deal  {aogdigital.com}
Australian energy company Santos announced it has signed an agreement with ENGIE in Australia for the supply of gas to the Pelican Point Power Station . . .
 11 August 2017 : Rex Energy inks deal with BP to market natgas, liquids  {naturalgasintel.com}
Rex Energy Corp. said this week it has entered an arrangement with BP plc subsidiary BP Energy Co. to market most of its natural gas liquids . . .
 10 August 2017 : Iranian firm signs oil, gas deal with Russian and Turkish companies  {oilprice.com}
Iranian non-governmental firm Ghadir Investment Company has signed a deal with Russia’s Zarubezhneft and Turkish energy . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 19 August 2017 : Sanchez clears out of Eagle Ford’s Javelina asset in...  {oilandgasinvestor.com}
With startling speed, Sanchez Energy Corp. built a 70,000 net acre dry gas position called Javelina and, sooner than some analysts expected . . .
 18 August 2017 : Perisai set to sell SJR stake  {thestar.com.my}
Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd said it has regained the right to sell its 51% stake in SJR Marine Ltd, a ship charterer jointly controlled with Singapore . . .
 18 August 2017 : China's CEFC in early talks to buy Rosneft stake  {moneycontrol.com}
CEFC China Energy is in talks to acquire a stake in Russian state oil giant Rosneft, three people with direct knowledge of the discussions said . . .
 18 August 2017 : Keppel unveils US$658m partial sale of asset, but its stock...  {businesstimes.com.sg}
News of a US$658 million partial stake sale held in the world's first-ever converted floating liquefied natural gas vessel failed to maintain investor interest on Thursday . . .
 18 August 2017 : Houston-based Sanchez Energy makes $105m Eagle...  {mysanantonio.com}
Houston-based oil and gas exploration company Sanchez Energy is selling 39,500 acres in the Eagle Ford Shale oil field for $105 million, the company said . . .
 17 August 2017 : Whiting Petroleum to dispose assets in US for $500m   {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
US-based oil and gas exploration company Whiting Petroleum has signed an agreement to sell its Fort Berthold . . .
 16 August 2017 : 4 AM Midstream, LLC acquires midstream assets from...   {prnewswire.com}
4 AM Midstream, LLC announced today that it has acquired midstream oil and gas gathering assets from White Star Petroleum, LLC . . .
 16 August 2017 : Elliott Management increases stake in BHP Billiton   {marketwatch.com}
Elliott, which has for months campaigned for the resources giant to exit its U.S. onshore oil-and-gas assets and . . .
 15 August 2017 : Husky Energy to buy Superior oil refinery  {duluthnewstribune.com}
Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. said Monday it is selling the plant following months of speculation about a potential sale . . .
 14 August 2017 : Carrizo closes $648M deal for Delaware Basin assets   {kallanishenergy.com}
Carrizo Oil & Gas said Friday it completed transactions with ExL Petroleum Management and ExL Petroleum Operating . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 21 August 2017 : Shell raises alarm over imminent oil spill, fire outbrake...  {thenewsnigeria.com.ng}
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), has raised an alarm over imminent oil spill or fire outbrake, with serious . . .
 19 August 2017 : ADEC overseeing cleanup of oil spill at Caelus Energy well  {thearcticsounder.com}
What was initially thought to be a five-gallon crude oil spill was actually found to be a more than 7,000-gallon spill of other types of oil at a Prudhoe Bay well site . . .
 19 August 2017 : Oil spill off Johor after merchant tankers collide  {themalaymailonline.com}
Two foreign-registered merchant tankers collided near Johor’s eastern straits, 3.2 nautical miles off Tompok Utara near Pengerang . . .
 18 August 2017 : Company responsible for Refugio oil spill seeks permit to...  {biologicaldiversity.org}
The pipeline company responsible for the Refugio oil spill in 2015 is seeking permission from Santa Barbara County to rebuild two of its pipelines in California . . .
 18 August 2017 : Small counties raise concerns over application process for BP...  {wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu}
The private board in charge of handing out funds from the BP oil spill is developing its application process. But sparsely populated Gulf Coast counties are worried . . .
 17 August 2017 : Group estimates 34,000 gallons of oil spilled off Kuwait   {abcnews.go.com}
An analysis of satellite imagery by a U.S.-based nonprofit organization suggests at least 34,000 gallons of oil have . . .
 16 August 2017 : Large West Texas wastewater spill in Delaware River diluted by...   {chron.com}
Heavy rain may have softened the environmental blow of a large wastewater spill in the Delaware River near West Texas oil . . .
 16 August 2017 : Second oil spill reported in Kuwait’s Ras Al-Zour waters  {oilprice.com}
A new oil slick off of Kuwait’s southern shores is spreading in the Persian Gulf and will add on the impact of a recent . . .
 15 August 2017 : Kuwait aims to finish cleaning up oil spill this week  {epmag.com}
Kuwait will finish cleaning up a crude oil spill in the country’s southern waters in the Gulf this week, a Kuwaiti newspaper report said . . .
 14 August 2017 : Emergency teams battle to contain oil spill off Kuwait   {aljazeera.com}
Oil analysts estimate about 35,000 barrels of crude may have leaked into waters near a Kuwaiti-Saudi offshore . . .
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11. OPEC News
 21 August 2017 : OPEC oil price up  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC’s basket of 14 crudes stood at $48.86 per barrel on August 18, as compared to $48.07 per barrel on . . .
 19 August 2017 : OPEC oil price continue to fall  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC’s basket of 14 crudes stood at $48.07 per barrel on August 17, as compared to $48.69 per barrel on August 16 . . .
 18 August 2017 : OPEC Rebel Ecuador to cap oil output 20,000 bpd higher  {oilprice.com}
One month after abandoning the OPEC production cut deal and shaking the alliance, Ecuador said this week that it was planning to cap its crude oil production . . .
 17 August 2017 : OPEC daily basket price for Wednesday 16th August 2017  {zawya.com}
The price of OPEC's basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$48.69 a barrel on Wednesday, compared with $48.45 the previous . . .
 16 August 2017 : OPEC oil down in price  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC’s basket of 14 crudes stood at $48.45 per barrel on August 15, as compared to $49.46 per barrel . . .
 15 August 2017 : OPEC faces uphill struggle after IEA find 230million barrels of oil...  {huffingtonpost.co.uk}
According to the IEA, China accounted for over 25 percent of a reassessment of non-OECD demand in 2016, slashing it by a heavy 420,000 barrels per day . . .
 14 August 2017 : Opec reference basket oil price drops by $1.33 in one day  {oilprice.com}
The price of the OPEC basket of 14 crude varieties of its members dropped to US$49.37 a barrel on Friday from US$50.70 the previous . . .
 13 August 2017 : Opec pumps more oil in July despite cut vow: IEA  {menafn.com}
Opec pumped more oil in July as global oil supplies rose for the third straight month, the IEA said yesterday, giving figures that cast further . . .
 12 August 2017 : IEA cuts estimates for crude needed from Opec  {gulf-times.com}
The International Energy Agency cut estimates for the amount of crude needed from Opec this year and in 2018 after lowering its historical assessments of consumption . . .
 12 August 2017 : OPEC oil price up  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC’s basket of 14 crudes stood at $50.70 per barrel on August 10, as compared to $50.48 per barrel on August 9 . . .
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12. General Oil News
 21 August 2017 : Peru can benefit from Azerbaijan’s experience in oil and...   {en.trend.az}
Peru can benefit from Azerbaijan’s experience in the oil and gas sector, Charge d'Affaires e.p. of Peruvian embassy in . . .
 21 August 2017 : Zenith goes to China with £1.3m order for oilfield equipment   {energyvoice.com}
Zenith Energy has placed a £1.3million order for oilfield equipment with a Chinese manufacturer . . .
 21 August 2017 : Saipem wins $850m Kuwait refinery deal   {financialtribune.com}
Italy-based Saipem, a leading oil and gas contractor, has won a new contract worth $850 million for the engineering . . .
 21 August 2017 : Thailand to invest in oil and gas in Myanmar  {en.vietnamplus.vn}
The Thai media said on August 19 reported that Thai and Myanmar officials plan to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) . . .
 21 August 2017 : Stanbic, ICBC expose oil and gas opportunities   {independent.co.ug}
Stanbic Bank Uganda in collaboration with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), have hinted that . . .
 21 August 2017 : Noise is biggest source of oil, gas complaints in Colorado   {coloradoan.com}
During the past eight years, as houses and well pads inched closer across the state, complaints to the Colorado Oil and Gas . . .
 19 August 2017 : Croatia starts preliminary work on Adriatic LNG terminal  {euractiv.com}
Croatia has started preliminary underwater works in the northern Adriatic, the first concrete step in building a long-delayed liquified natural gas terminal . . .
 18 August 2017 : Liberia opens new fuel oil storage facility  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Liberia opened a new heavy fuel oil storage plant in mid-August to provide additional flexibility for the country’s fuel oil-fired power generation plants . . .
 18 August 2017 : Fire put out at major PetroChina refinery in Dalian  {Economic Times}
A fire that broke out on Thursday at state oil major PetroChina's plant in northeastern China, one of the country's largest refineries . . .
 17 August 2017 : Turkey expands influence in Kurdish energy sector  {oilprice.com}
Over the past 12 years, Turkish energy companies have moved into the Kurdish energy sector at great pace in . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 21 August 2017 : Brazil's first corn ethanol plant starts production  {wallacesfarmer.com}
A major new player in the Brazilian biofuels industry has strong Iowa roots. A grand opening was held Aug. 11 . . .
 20 August 2017 : Increase in ethanol production likely to outpace near-term demand  {theindependent.com/}
According to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, the ethanol market will soon face worsening slim-to-negative profit . . .
 19 August 2017 : Didion restarts ethanol plant operations  {world-grain.com}
Didion Ethanol LLC, a subsidiary of Didion Milling, Inc., earlier this month restarted operations at its ethanol plant in Cambria . . .
 19 August 2017 : Increase in ethanol production likely to outpace near term demand  {feedstuffs.com}
According to a new report from CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division, the ethanol market will soon face worsening slim-to-negative profit margins . . .
 19 August 2017 : Iowa helps ethanol plant in Brazil  {whotv.com}
Last week, a new biofuel facility called FS Bioenergia opened up in Matto Grosso, Brazil, with the collaboration of the Iowa . . .
 19 August 2017 : Innovative new method to produce ethanol from potato waste  {biofuels-news.com}
Researchers in Pennsylvania have developed a new method for converting potato waste into ethanol, a process they claim could reduce production costs for biofuels . . .
 18 August 2017 : Tharaldson ethanol plant receives $34K rural development grant  {inforum.com}
The U.S.Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Development has awarded $341,000 to the Tharaldson Ethanol Plant here . . .
 18 August 2017 : Brazilian biofuels industry welcomes ethanol production...  {hydrocarbonengineering.com}
The brazilian biofuels industry has welcomed a new player with a grand opening signalling the start of operations at FS Bioenergia . . .
 18 August 2017 : New study to holistically evaluate biofuels impact on climate  {biofuels-news.com}
The development of effective land-use policies could be greatly aided by quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel . . .
 17 August 2017 : U.S. weekly ethanol production increases   {hoosieragtoday.com}
Imports of ethanol were 37,000 b/d after zero imports last week. This marks only the fourth week in a year that volumes . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 IADC Asset Integrity & Reliability Conference & Exhibition :    From 22nd August to 23rd August 2017 at Houston. Map
 The 29th Annual Energy Summit :    From 22nd August to 24th August 2017 at Denver. Map
 INAMARINE 2017 (The 7th Indonesia International Shipbuilding, Offshore, Marine Equipment, Machinery & Services Exhibition 2017) :    From 23rd August to 25th August 2017 at Jakarta. Map
 3rd World Congress on Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry :    From 24th August to 26th August 2017 at Barcelona. Map
 Hamriyah Symposium – Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas - Forum :    From 28th August to 28th August 2017 at Sharjah. Map
 IADC Well Control Conference of the Americas & Exhibition :    From 29th August to 30th August 2017 at Galveston. Map
 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Tokyo :    From 30th August to 30th August 2017 at Tokyo. Map
 Breakbulk SouthEast Asia 2017 :    From 4th September to 6th September 2017 at Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Latin America Refining Technology Conference (LARTC) :    From 4th September to 6th September 2017 at Buenos Aires. Map
 Salvage & Wreck Asia :    From 4th September to 6th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 Shipping2030 Asia :    From 5th September to 6th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 Global Liner Shipping Asia Conference :    From 5th September to 6th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 2nd Iran Bitumen/Asphalt Forum 2017 (IrB 2017) :    From 5th September to 6th September 2017 at Tehran. Map
 12th Annual Pipeline Development & Expansion Conference :    From 7th September to 8th September 2017 at Houston. Map
 7th Annual LNG Transport, Handling and Storage 2017 Forum :    From 11th September to 14th September 2017 at Bali. Map
 Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference 2017 :    From 12th September to 13th September 2017 at Fort McMurray. Map
 RAO/CIS Offshore 2017 :    From 12th September to 15th September 2017 at Saint-Petersburg. Map
 2017 Canadian Crude Oil Conference :    From 12th September to 14th September 2017 at Alberta. Map
 23rd APS (Asia Petrochemical Summit 2017) :    From 12th September to 13th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 5th EPC Contract & Risk Management :    From 12th September to 14th September 2017 at Texas. Map
 10th Annual Capital Link Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum :    From 12th September to 12th September 2017 at London. Map
 Influence of EEDI on Ship Design & Operation :    From 13th September to 14th September 2017 at London. Map
 3rd Annual IoT in Oil and Gas :    From 13th September to 14th September 2017 at Houston. Map
 Marintec Indonesia 2017 :    From 13th September to 16th September 2017 at Jakarta. Map
 8th Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response :    From 13th September to 14th September 2017 at London. Map
 Argus Americas Petroleum Coke Summit :    From 13th September to 15th September 2017 at The Woodlands. Map
 7th Annual NGLs Conference and 5th Annual Petrochemical Seminar :    From 13th September to 15th September 2017 at Houston. Map
 IADC Shale Energy Workshop :    From 13th September to 13th September 2017 at Texas. Map
 2nd Deep Offshore West Africa Congress 2017 :    From 14th September to 15th September 2017 at Accra. Map
 Abu Dhabi International Downstream :    From 17th September to 19th September 2017 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 LNGgc London 2017 :    From 18th September to 20th September 2017 at London. Map
 Asia Power Week Conference & Exhibition :    From 19th September to 21st September 2017 at Bangkok. Map
 16th Russia & CIS Petrochemicals Technology Conference & Exhibition - RPTC (RPTC 2017) :    From 19th September to 22nd September 2017 at Moscow. Map
 CWC World LNG & Gas Series: 9th Asia Pacific Summit :    From 19th September to 22nd September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 2017 China International Lubricants and Technology Exhibition :    From 21st September to 23rd September 2017 at Beijing. Map
 9th Annual Process Safety Summit :    From 24th September to 27th September 2017 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 33rd Annual Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC 2017) :    From 25th September to 27th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 FPSO World Congress 2017 :    From 25th September to 28th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 Egypt Downstream Summit & Exhibition 2017 :    From 25th September to 27th September 2017 at Cairo. Map
 16th ERRA Investment and Regulation Conference :    From 25th September to 26th September 2017 at Astana. Map
 5th Flare Management and Reduction Conference :    From 25th September to 27th September 2017 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 ICCAS 2017 - International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding :    From 26th September to 28th September 2017 at Singapore . Map
 BWMTech North America :    From 26th September to 28th September 2017 at Miami. Map
 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam :    From 26th September to 26th September 2017 at Rotterdam. Map
 The Sustainable & Scalable Cost Effective Well Site Facilities Onshore Summit 2017 :    From 26th September to 28th September 2017 at Houston. Map
 Cuba Energy, Oil and Gas :    From 27th September to 29th September 2017 at Havana. Map
 Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit (UIOGS) :    From 27th September to 28th September 2017 at Kampala. Map
 Tank Storage Asia 2017 :    From 27th September to 28th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 18th Ballast Water Management Conference :    From 27th September to 28th September 2017 at Singapore. Map
 IADC Drilling HSE&T Europe 2017 Conference & Exhibition :    From 27th September to 28th September 2017 at Amsterdam. Map
 Asia Pacific Gas Conference 2017 (APGC2017) :    From 27th September to 29th September 2017 at Daegu. Map
 North American Gas Forum :    From 1st October to 3rd October 2017 at Washington, D.C.. Map
 9th Annual New York Maritime Forum :    From 2nd October to 2nd October 2017 at New York. Map
 30th World LPG Forum :    From 3rd October to 5th October 2017 at Marrakech. Map
 Global Lubricant Week :    From 3rd October to 6th October 2017 at Moscow. Map
 IADC Drilling Middle East 2017 Conference & Exhibition :    From 3rd October to 4th October 2017 at Dubai. Map
 Balkans Petroleum :    From 3rd October to 4th October 2017 at Athens. Map
 KIOGE 2017 Conference :    From 4th October to 6th October 2017 at Almaty. Map
 Biofuels International Expo & Conference :    From 4th October to 5th October 2017 at Edinburgh. Map
 Malaysia International Marine Expo (MIMEX) 2017 :    From 4th October to 6th October 2017 at Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Maritime CIO Forum Singapore :    From 4th October to 4th October 2017 at Singapore. Map
 MEPSC 2017 :    From 9th October to 11th October 2017 at Manama. Map
 MEPEC 2017 :    From 9th October to 11th October 2017 at Manama. Map
 Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference :    From 9th October to 11th October 2017 at Amsterdam . Map
 14th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 9th October to 11th October 2017 at Dubai. Map
 International Gas Cooperation Summit :    From 9th October to 11th October 2017 at Durban. Map
 Africa Petroleum Storage and Transport Conference and Showcase / Exhibition (APESTRANS 2017) :    From 10th October to 12th October 2017 at N’Djamena. Map
 Chad International Oil, Mining and Energy Conference and Showcase/Exhibition (CIOME 2017) :    From 10th October to 12th October 2017 at N’Djamena. Map
 Journees Minieres Internationales Tchadiennes :    From 10th October to 12th October 2017 at N’Djamena. Map
 Asia-Pacific and Middle East Bitumen :    From 10th October to 12th October 2017 at Singapore. Map
 ASIA-TECH: Asia Downstream Technology Forum :    From 10th October to 11th October 2017 at Bali. Map
 Digital Ship Maritime Cyber Resilience Forum :    From 10th October to 10th October 2017 at Hamburg . Map
 Cyber Security for Maritime Summit 2017 :    From 10th October to 13th October 2017 at Singapore. Map
 ASIA-CAT: Asia Catalyst Technology Conference :    From 11th October to 12th October 2017 at Bali. Map
 Metal-Working Fluids and Industrial Lubricants :    From 11th October to 11th October 2017 at Moscow. Map
 12th GreenPort Congress Conference :    From 11th October to 13th October 2017 at Amsterdam. Map
 South Sudan Oil & Power 2017 :    From 11th October to 12th October 2017 at Juba. Map
 2nd Annual PIRA Executive Conference :    From 11th October to 11th October 2017 at New York. Map
 Aracon 2017 :    From 12th October to 13th October 2017 at Rotterdam. Map
 The Green Shipping Summit :    From 16th October to 17th October 2017 at Rotterdam. Map
 3rd International LNG Congress :    From 16th October to 17th October 2017 at Barcelona. Map
 SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE) :    From 17th October to 19th October 2017 at Bali. Map
 Argus Mexican Refined Products Markets Conference :    From 17th October to 19th October 2017 at Houston. Map
 IADC Human Factors Conference & Exhibition :    From 17th October to 18th October 2017 at Texas. Map
 Land Management for Oil & Gas :    From 17th October to 19th October 2017 at Houston. Map
 21st Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit :    From 18th October to 19th October 2017 at London. Map
 Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition :    From 18th October to 20th October 2017 at Maputo. Map
 4th Asian FPSO & FLNG Conference :    From 19th October to 20th October 2017 at Shanghai. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Gas Conditioning & Processing :   From 27th August to 31st August 2017  at  Dubai. Map
 Production Sharing Contracts & International Petroleum Fiscal Systems (Singapore) :   From 4th September to 8th September 2017  at  Singapore. Map
 Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 10th September to 14th September 2017  at  Abu Dhabi. Map
 Asset Integrity Management for the Petroleum Industry :   From 10th September to 14th September 2017  at  Dubai. Map
 Gas/LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation (Port of Spain) :   From 11th September to 15th September 2017  at  Port of Spain. Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 11th September to 15th September 2017  at  Calgary. Map
 Shipping Law & Contract Fundamentals :   From 11th September to 12th September 2017  at  Singapore. Map
 Production Sharing Contracts & International Petroleum Fiscal Systems (London) :   From 11th September to 15th September 2017  at  London. Map
 Crisis Management & Emergency Response for the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 11th September to 15th September 2017  at  Bali. Map
 FLNG Process Engineering :   From 11th September to 15th September 2017  at  Singapore. Map
 Power Purchase Agreement (Johannesburg) :   From 12th September to 15th September 2017  at  Johannesburg. Map
 FLNG Operation and Maintenance (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas) :   From 17th September to 21st September 2017  at  Dubai. Map
 The Effective Shift Team Leader in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Industries :   From 17th September to 21st September 2017  at  Dubai. Map
 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 18th September to 22nd September 2017  at  London. Map
 Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry :   From 18th September to 22nd September 2017  at  Istanbul. Map
 API 560 - Fired Heaters for General Refinery Service :   From 18th September to 21st September 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 API 560 - Fired Heaters for General Refinery Service (Bandung) :   From 18th September to 21st September 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 3 Day Masterclass Floating LNG :   From 18th September to 20th September 2017  at  Singapore . Map
 2 Day Masterclass in Mining Contracts :   From 19th September to 20th September 2017  at  Singapore . Map
 The Competent Supervisor :   From 24th September to 28th September 2017  at  Kuwait City. Map
 Corrosion & Materials Management: Downhole and Subsea :   From 25th September to 28th September 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers: Mechanical Design (ASME/TEMA), and Considering Operations & Maintenance :   From 25th September to 29th September 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Liquefaction Of Bulk Cargoes Seminar :   From 25th September to 26th September 2017  at  London. Map
 Oil and Gas Industry Fundamentals :   From 27th September to 29th September 2017  at  London. Map
 Applied Coring and Well Logging for Enhanced Reservoir Characterization :   From 1st October to 5th October 2017  at  Dubai. Map
 Best Practices of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Projects :   From 1st October to 5th October 2017  at  Abu Dhabi. Map
 ASME PCC-2 (Repair of Pressure Equipment) - Kuala Lumpur :   From 2nd October to 4th October 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Root Cause Analysis (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 3rd October to 6th October 2017  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry :   From 9th October to 13th October 2017  at  Houston. Map
 LNG Commercial Management :   From 9th October to 13th October 2017  at  London. Map
 The 10-Day International Oil & Gas Business Management :   From 9th October to 20th October 2017  at  Houston . Map
 Operational Excellence: Managing Performance in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 16th October to 20th October 2017  at  London. Map
 Corrosion Control in Gas, Oil & Water :   From 16th October to 18th October 2017  at  Tbilisi . Map
 Planning And Economics Of Refinery Operations :   From 17th October to 20th October 2017  at  London. Map
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