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Ten Signs the Oil Industry is Bent Out of Shape

Mar 26, 2020

The oil industry has been hit by a simultaneous demand and supply shock in March as the coronavirus pandemic cuts fuel consumption and top producer Saudi Arabia raises output to full capacity to fight a price war with rivals.International crude…

Gazprom Neft to Boost Arctic Oil Production

Mar 24, 2020

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, plans to raise oil production at its Arctic projects this year, the company said on Tuesday.It said its oil production at the Novy Port project will rise to 8 million tonnes (160,000 barrels per day) in 2020 from 7…

Oil Facing Prolonged Period of Demand Destruction

Mar 20, 2020

Oil prices rose on Friday as the world's richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy to stop a coronavirus-driven recession and U.S. President Donald Trump hinted he may intervene in the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia…

Oil Suffers Rout After Saudi Arabia Fires First Shot of Price War

Mar 09, 2020

Losing more than a quarter of their value, oil prices were set on Monday for their biggest daily rout since the first Gulf War, after Saudi Arabia cut its official prices in a market already reeling from the impact of the coronavirus on global demand…

Oil Takes Biggest Daily Dive in over a Decade as Russia, OPEC Split

Mar 09, 2020

Brent slid to its biggest daily loss in more than 11 years on Friday after Russia balked at OPEC's proposed steep production cuts to stabilize prices hit by the economic fallout from the coronavirus, and OPEC responded by removing limits on its own production…

Oil Dives after Russia Rejects Deeper OPEC+ Cut

Mar 06, 2020

Oil prices slid more than 4% on Friday after Reuters reported that Russia will not agree to steeper oil output cuts by OPEC and its allies to support prices. Brent and WTI crude futures tumbled by nearly $3 a barrel, or more than 5%, after the report…

Lukoil Shakes Up Top Management

Mar 04, 2020

Lukoil shook up its oil production business on Wednesday, promoting a low-profile executive and splitting the role of a veteran of Russia's top private oil producer, who is seen as a possible future leader. đRussia's second-biggest oil producer…

Oil Output Cuts Could Boost Price to $60 a Barrel, Lukoil Says

Mar 03, 2020

OPEC's proposal to cut oil production by up to 1 million barrels a day would be enough to balance the oil market and lift prices to $60 a barrel, Leonid Fedun, vice-president of Russian oil producer Lukoil, told Reuters. The comments from Fedun…

Lukoil Aims to Be Net Zero CO2 Emitter by 2050

Mar 02, 2020

Vice president of Russian oil producer Lukoil, Leonid Fedun, said on Monday the company aimed to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2050.'It is realistic to a reach zero carbon footprint' for us, he said at a presentation.(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin…

OPEC+ to Take 'Responsible Approach to Coronavirus'

Feb 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Tuesday he was confident that OPEC and its partner oil-producing nations, the so-called OPEC+ group, would respond responsibly to the spread of the coronavirus. He also said Saudi Arabia and Russia would continue to engage regarding oil policy…

U.S. to Put $1B on Euro Energy Projects

Feb 18, 2020

In a move that might make some nervous, the United States — through its “strategic” investment arm, the newly enlarged International Development Finance Corporation — has announced plans to invest USD 1 billion on unspecified European energy projects…

Oil Falls as Russia Needs Time on More OPEC+ Cuts

Feb 07, 2020

Oil prices slipped on Friday as Russia said it would need more time before committing to output cuts along with OPEC and other producers amid falling demand for crude as China battles the coronavirus epidemic. Brent crude futures fell 49 cents…

Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Shipped 58.5 BCM to EU in 2019

Jan 29, 2020

Some 58.5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas were shipped from Russia to the EU via the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea.Nord Stream AG, the operator of the 1,224-kilometer twin pipeline shared the number on Wednesday.It said: 'Thanks to uninterrupted operation throughout the year…

Gazprom's TurkStream Pipeline Hits 1 BCM Milestone

Jan 28, 2020

Russian gas giant Gazprom has supplied its first billion cubic meters of gas via the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea, just weeks after the official opening.Of that amount, about 54 percent went to the Turkish gas market and some 46 percent was delivered to the Turkey-Bulgaria border…

Cyprus Blocking Russia Sanctions Amid Turkey Offshore Drilling Spat

Jan 27, 2020

Cyprus is blocking new European Union sanctions against several officials from Russia-annexed Crimea in a bid to secure EU backing for tougher action against Turkey in a separate row over drilling for hydrocarbons, three diplomatic sources said…

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