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Petrobras to Sell Deepwater Assets to BW Energy for Up to $75 Million

Jun 23, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' management approved on Thursday the sale of its entire stake in the Golfinho and Camarupim deepwater oil fields for up to $75 million to Norway's BW Energy Ltd.The sale is part of Petrobras' strategy to divest assets and focus on more profitable operations…

Oil Up on Tight Supply, But Interest Rate Hikes Weigh

Jun 17, 2022

Oil rose on Friday, supported by supply tightness and new sanctions on Iran, but prices were on track for a weekly decline amid interest rate hikes from major central banks that fuelled worries about a sharp economic slowdown.Brent crude was up $1…

IEA Says World Oil Demand to Rise 2% in '23

Jun 15, 2022

World oil demand will rise more than 2% to a record high of 101.6 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2023, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday, although sky-high oil prices and weakening economic forecasts dimmed the future outlook…

US Oil Lobby Pushes Biden to Roll Back Fossil Fuel Curbs

Jun 14, 2022

The American Petroleum Institute, the top U.S. oil lobby organization, on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden’s administration to lift a slew of restrictions on fossil fuel development to help ease soaring energy prices.The request underscores…

OPEC Sees Global Oil Demand Growth Slowing in 2023

Jun 14, 2022

World oil demand growth will slow in 2023, OPEC delegates and industry sources said, as surging crude and fuel prices help drive up inflation and act as a drag on the global economy.Fuel use has rebounded from the 2020 pandemic-induced slump…

Russian Oil Production up 5%; Seaborne Exports up 9.5%

Jun 14, 2022

Russia's oil production rose almost 5% in the first half of June compared with May, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the output statistics.Average daily oil production, including condensate, was 1.46 million tonnes in the first 13 days of June…

Brent Bulls Get a Boost from EU Sanctions on Russia

Jun 13, 2022

EU sanctions on Russia’s petroleum exports and easing lockdowns in China have encouraged portfolio investors to become more bullish on oil prices despite the steadily darkening outlook for the major economies.Hedge funds and other money managers…

Biden Chides Exxon, Oil Companies for Profits

Jun 13, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday accused the U.S. oil industry, and Exxon Mobil Corp in particular, of capitalizing on a supply shortage to fatten profits after a report showed inflation surging to a new 40-year record.U.S. consumer inflation…

How Much Oil Does the EU Import from Russia?

May 31, 2022

The European Union has agreed to ban the bulk of imports of Russian crude and oil products in its latest round of sanctions following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.The ban on seaborne crude imports will be phased in over six months and for seaborne refined products over eight months…

Exxon Makes Three New Oil Discoveries in Guyana, Boosts Reserves

Apr 26, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday said it found oil in three new wells drilled off the coast of Guyana, raising recoverable oil and gas potential from its discoveries to nearly 11 billion barrels.The discoveries continue a run of exploration successes that date to 2015…

Brazil Auctions 59 Oil Blocks; Shell, TotalEnergies, 3R Among Winners

Apr 13, 2022

Brazil on Wednesday granted 59 exploratory blocks of oil and natural gas to 13 companies, including Shell, TotalEnergies and 3R Petroleum.The auction totaled 422.4 million reais ($90.10 million) in signature bonus, registering a premium of 854…

UK Regulator Extends License for North Sea Cambo Oil Prospect

Mar 30, 2022

The British oil and gas regulator has extended by two years the license for the Cambo oilfield prospect in the North Sea which is owned by Shell and Siccar Point, Shell said on Wednesday.'The North Sea Transition Authority has awarded Siccar…

OPEC Chief Encourages OPEC+ to Stay the Course

Mar 30, 2022

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said OPEC+ participants should 'stay the course' regarding the group's decisions, ahead of an OPEC+ meeting on Thursday where the group is expected to stick to its existing deal of gradual output increases…

Oil Up Again on Tight Supply, Steady Demand

Mar 29, 2022

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, recovering some of the previous session's losses as Kazakhstan's supplies continued to be disrupted and major producers showed no sign of being in a hurry to boost output significantly.Brent crude LCOc1 rose $1.54…

Argus Launches a Non-Russian Diesel Cargo Assessment

Mar 29, 2022

Price reporting agency Argus launched a new non-Russian diesel cargo assessment delivered into the Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam (ARA) port complex, the agency said.'The new price will represent fair market value of non-Russian diesel, providing…

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