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May 09, 2022
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said it would take time to phase out imports of Russian oil, hours after he joined other Group of Seven leaders to impose a ban on crude over the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine.
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November 01, 2021
OPEC+ headed for a clash with the U.S. as more members rejected President Joe Biden’s call for the group to raise oil production faster and help reduce gasoline prices.
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October 29, 2021
For the past year, oil consuming countries have become increasingly anxious at crude’s resurgence: first to $50 a barrel, then $75 and now to more than $85. And when Vladimir Putin, one of the leaders of the OPEC+ cartel, warned that $100 a barrel was a distinct possibility, the alarm bells really started ringing.
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October 26, 2021
Asian liquefied natural gas traders are rushing to secure shipments from the U.S., where the fuel is among the cheapest in the world despite what’s turning into the steepest price run in two decades.
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October 25, 2021
A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to Asia’s energy crisis.
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April 01, 2021
Even if OPEC+ decided to resume phased increases, it would review each step every month, allowing it to hit pause if oil demand growth were to disappoint, according to a delegate.
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March 19, 2021
The sell-off will prove to be “transient” and this week’s decline presents a buying opportunity amid the large rally, Goldman Sachs Group analyst Damien Courvalin said in a note. There’ll still be a swift rebalancing of the market, with vaccinations driving an increase in mobility, he said. UBS Group AG also stuck with its positive outlook for Brent.
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March 12, 2021
“Going forward into April and May, we’re going to see pretty significant increases in demand,” said Bart Melek, head of commodity strategy at TD Securities. “At this point, however, prices are a little overdone. The market is assuming a little too much in terms of what OPEC+ will do.”
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March 12, 2021
Asia’s emergence as global natural gas trading superpower will increasingly dictate market rates in Europe for a once-localized commodity that was simply linked to the price of oil.
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February 10, 2021
Cosmo will invest as much as $145 million in the exploration phase at Offshore Block 4, government-owned ADNOC said Wednesday in a statement. Abu Dhabi holds most of the oil in the United Arab Emirates, the third-largest producer in OPEC.
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February 02, 2021
Asian-refiner demand has provided major support to U.S. oil as the market rebounds from its worst-ever crash last year. Asia has recovered faster from the pandemic than the rest of the world, helping revive demand for crude and boost U.S. benchmark prices 13% so far this year.
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January 22, 2021
Iraq plans to cut oil output in January and February to make up for breaching its OPEC+ quota last year, according to the state company that markets the nation’s crude.
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January 15, 2021
Marubeni Corp. could all but exit the UK North Sea as it looks to sell its main oil and gas fields in the region, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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January 14, 2021
Choi traveled to Doha from Tehran after fruitless talks over the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi, an oil-products tanker detained by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Jan. 4. He also discussed billions of dollars of Iranian money trapped in South Korea due to U.S. sanctions.
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January 11, 2021
The Houthis are backed by Iran in Yemen’s civil war and have been blamed for several missile strikes and other attacks on Saudi Arabia, some of which they’ve claimed responsibility for.
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January 07, 2021
State producer Saudi Aramco on Wednesday raised its flagship Arab Light oil to Asia, its biggest market, to $1 above the benchmark used by the company.
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April 03, 2018
Harbour Energy CEO Linda Cook said she would seek to expand Santos in Asia and Africa after making a $10.3 billion offer for Australia’s third-largest energy producer.
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March 07, 2018
OPEC should beware as U.S. shale producers are set to steal a bigger slice of the world’s biggest oil market and threaten the cartel’s foothold in Asia, according to a top industry consultant.
Article
February 2018
Outside of the U.S., a global recovery is on the horizon for the upstream oil and gas industry.
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February 12, 2018
Asia’s rapacious thirst for liquefied natural gas is sucking supplies from surprising places.
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January 24, 2018
China’s General Administration of Customs just confirmed what liquefied natural gas industry insiders have been speculating for weeks: There’s a new No. 2 in town.
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