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Exxon Considers Pledging Net-zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Aug 05, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp is considering a pledge to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.The report comes more than two months after the oil major's shareholders cast out three Exxon directors for the nominees of a hedge fund that promised to boost returns and better prepare the company for a low-carbon world.Exxon has not made a final decision on the net-zero pledge…

LOOP Did Not Deliver Sour Crude from Storage in September

Oct 01, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, said on Friday it made no deliveries of sour crude from storage last month, following two storms that hit the U.S. Gulf Coast.The facility closed on August 28 ahead of Hurricane Ida…

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Fully Reopens After Ida Damages

Sep 10, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, has fully reopened its marine operations for imports and exports, a spokesperson said on Friday.The facility closed on Aug. 28 ahead of Hurricane Ida…

US Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Losses Lead to Cargo Cancellations

Sep 09, 2021

U.S. oil offshore losses remained at 76% on Thursday after Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf of Mexico, according to government data, which prolonged outages and caused the first oil cargo shipment cancellations to buyers in Asia.Production should…

Cambodia Seeks Return of Ship Carrying Country's First Oil Output

Aug 26, 2021

The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that the ship had loaded oil illegally from an offshore oil field, a government official said on Thursday.The Bahamas…

Indonesia Seizes Tanker Loaded with 'Stolen' Cambodian Crude

Aug 26, 2021

Indonesia's navy is preparing to charge the captain of a ship accused of loading oil illegally in Cambodia and anchoring in Indonesian waters without permission, according to local authorities and the vessel owner.Bahamas-flagged tanker MT Strovolos…

Oil Companies Owe Nigerian State Agency $4 Billion, Minister Says

Aug 19, 2021

International oil companies operating in Nigeria owe $4 billion to an agency responsible for fostering development in the Niger Delta, the impoverished wetlands region where much of the industry is located, a minister said on Thursday.Tayo Alasoadura…

OPEC+ Sees No Need to Meet US Call for More Supply

Aug 16, 2021

OPEC and its allies, including Russia, believe oil markets do not need more oil than they plan to release in the coming months, despite U.S. pressure to add supplies to check an oil price rise, four sources told Reuters.The price of international…

Nigeria's President Buhari Signs Oil Overhaul Bill into Law

Aug 16, 2021

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law an oil overhaul bill that has been in the works for nearly two decades, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.The package overhauls nearly every aspect of the country's oil and gas production…

Oil Headed for Big Weekly Loss on Demand Worries

Aug 06, 2021

Oil prices tumbled on Friday, closing out a week of losses on worries that travel restrictions to curb the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 will derail global economic gains.Daily new COVID-19 cases in the United States have climbed to…

Opinion: Weak Crude Imports in Asia Undercuts Oil Bulls

Aug 05, 2021

Another month, another weak outcome for crude oil in Asia, the world's top-consuming region, with July's imports declining for a fourth month in five as demand weakened amid high prices and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Asia's imports for July were assessed at 21…

15 Bids in To Market Guyana Governent Crude

Aug 05, 2021

Guyana received bids from 15 different companies aiming to market the government's share of the crude produced off the South American country's coast, according to Guyana's National Procurement and Tender Board Administration website on Wednesday…

ConocoPhillips Beats Estimates on Higher Prices, Output

Aug 03, 2021

ConocoPhillips on Tuesday posted a second-quarter profit that nearly doubled from the first and topped analysts estimates, helped by higher oil and gas prices and production.A recovery in fuel demand from a pandemic-forced slump has boosted globally-traded crude prices to over $70…

Oil Drops on China Economy Concerns

Aug 02, 2021

Oil prices fell on Monday on worries over China's economy after a survey showed growth in factory activity slipped sharply in the world's second-largest oil consumer, with concerns compounded by a rise in oil output from OPEC producers.Brent crude oil futures slid by 74 cents…

Oil Prices Rise Over 2% as US Inventories Decline

Jul 09, 2021

Oil prices rose for a second day on Friday as the market reacted to falling U.S. inventories.Signs of strong Asian demand from both China and India also strengthened the market.Brent crude oil futures were up $1.49, or 2%, at $75.60 a barrel by 1:12 p…

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