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Ban on Russian Commodity Exports to Accelerate LNG Growth, Energy Transition - Wood Mackenzie report

Jun 16, 2022

War in Ukraine is transforming the outlook for the supply, demand and price of hydrocarbons and the pace and cost of the energy transition. While the precise timing and implementation of future bans on Russian commodity imports are difficult to predict…

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…

Gazprom Offices Targeted in EU Antitrust Raids

Mar 30, 2022

Russian gas company Gazprom's GAZP.MM offices were raided by EU antitrust regulators, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as the EU watchdog ramped up its investigation into the company's gas supplies to Europe.EU antitrust…

Too Early to Consider Investment in Russia, CNOOC Says

Mar 30, 2022

It is too soon for China's CNOOC to discuss fresh investment in Russia, though its 10% stake in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Russian Arctic is proceeding normally, Chairman Wang Dongjin said on Wednesday.Wang had been asked if…

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…

TotalEnergies, Pressured on Russian Gas Assets, Looks at North Sea, US

Mar 24, 2022

TotalEnergies, which is maintaining assets in Russian gas projects even after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, is now looking into sourcing its gas from the United States and projects in the North Sea, its chief executive said on Thursday.'There…

Spain Detains Yacht Thought to Be Owned by Rosneft CEO

Mar 16, 2022

Spanish authorities on Wednesday detained a mega-yacht called 'Crescent' that is believed to belong to Igor Sechin, the sanctioned chief executive of Russian oil giant Rosneft, a police source told Reuters.The 135-metre-long yacht, described…

UK to Phase Out Russian Oil Imports By End of 2022

Mar 08, 2022

Britain will phase out imports of Russian oil and oil products by the end of 2022, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, joining other nations including the United States in reducing their energy dependency on Russia.In response to President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade of Ukraine…

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

Mar 08, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports on Tuesday in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine, underscoring strong bipartisan support for a move that he acknowledged would drive up U.S. energy prices…

US House to Vote as Soon as Tuesday on Russia Energy Import Ban

Mar 07, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote as soon as Tuesday on legislation seeking to ban the import of Russian energy products and suspend normal trade relations with Russia, a congressional aide told Reuters.The text of the proposal is expected later on Monday…

UK Starts Urgent Review of Exposure to Russian Energy Groups

Mar 01, 2022

The UK government has launched an urgent review into how to reduce Britain's exposure to Russian gas imports and energy companies following the Ukraine's invasion, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing people familiar with the matter…

ExxonMobil Starts Removing US Employees from Russia

Mar 01, 2022

Exxon Mobil has begun removing U.S. employees working in Russia, according to a person familiar with the matter. The departures include staff from its large oil and gas production operations on Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East.Exxon last year employed more than 1…

Nord Stream 2 Owner Mulls Insolvency in Wake of Pipeline Halt, Sanctions, Say Sources

Mar 01, 2022

The Swiss-based company which built the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is considering filing for insolvency, two sources familiar with the situation said, as it attempts to settle claims ahead of a U.S. sanction deadline for other entities to stop dealings with it…

Inside Trade: From Energy to Food, China-Russia Trade has Surged in Recent Years

Mar 01, 2022

China and Russia have grown increasingly close in recent years, including as trading partners, a relationship that brings both opportunities and risks as Russia reels from tough new sanctions led by the West in response to its invasion of Ukraine…

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