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Trudeau, BC Premier Dodge Kinder Morgan Dispute in First Meeting
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 BC's new Premier John Horgan will review his options before deciding whether or how to resist PM Trudeau's approval of Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain pipeline.

AECOM to Lead Permitting for Monkey Island Project
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Final investment decision for Monkey Island LNG anticipated in late 2020.

Nigeria's Acting President To Return To Restive Oil Heartlands
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Nigeria's acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week.

Malaysia's Petronas Halts $29B Western Canadian LNG Project
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Petronas will not proceed with a proposed $28.8 billion LNG project in western Canada.

Sinopec To Invest $5B In Gas Pipeline For New Economic Zone
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Sinopec will invest $5.1 billion in a gas pipeline project.

As Hedge Funds Bet Against Oil, Traders See Another Story
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Traders and refiners buying and selling actual barrels say it's starting to look somewhat more bullish.

What Will Brexit Mean for Downstream IP?
Monday, July 24, 2017 Brexit could affect design and trademark protections, enforcement for downstream patent holders.

Break In Rationing On Enbridge Canada Pipelines Likely Short Lived
Monday, July 24, 2017 Enbridge's move not to ration space on heavy oil pipelines out of western Canada for the first time in 16 months is likely to give producers only a short respite from difficulties.

ETP's $4B Rover Line Hits Another Snag, This Time In W. Virginia
Monday, July 24, 2017 Energy Transfer Partners LP's Rover pipeline receives more bad news.

Glencore's LNG Global Head Gordon Waters Leaves Company
Monday, July 24, 2017 Glencore's global head of liquefied natural gas (LNG), Gordon Waters, has left the company.

Greece Extends Deadline For Expressions Of Interest In Gas Grid
Monday, July 24, 2017 HRADF says it extended the deadline for submission of expressions of interest in natural gas grid operator DESFA.

Russia Is Top China Oil Supplier 4th Straight Month In June, Longest Streak
Monday, July 24, 2017 Russia was China's biggest crude oil supplier for a fourth straight month in June, its longest streak ever.

Saipem Seen Getting Work In Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 Project
Monday, July 24, 2017 Saipem is likely to get a sub-contractor role in a new project to produce LNG in the Arctic by Russia's Novatek.

EU Court Rejects Polish Bid To Halt Opal Pipeline Deal, Verdict In 2019
Friday, July 21, 2017 A European Commission deal giving Gazprom a bigger share of the Opal gas pipeline can go ahead for now until a ruling is issued in 2019.

Deals Set Bullish Tone As Peru Export Halt Tightens Market
Friday, July 21, 2017 Asian spot LNG prices step higher this week, shrugging off months of weakness.

Trump's America-First Pipeline Plan Draws Ire of American Oil
Friday, July 21, 2017 Donald Trump's allies in the oil industry are warning the president that his bid to boost US steelmakers could backfire against their efforts to achieve his goal of "American energy dominance."

Malaysia's Petronas Delivers First LNG Cargo To Thailand's PTT
Friday, July 21, 2017 Petroliam Nasional Bhd announces the delivery of its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Thailand.

S. Korea Easing Rules At Oil Terminals In Effort To Become Trade Hub
Friday, July 21, 2017 South Korea is in the process of easing blending restrictions at its oil storage terminals as the world's No. 5 crude importer bolsters an effort to become a North Asia trading hub.

Neverland Tanker With Disputed Kurdish Oil Reappears Off Malta
Friday, July 21, 2017 The Neverland tanker has reappeared off the coast of Malta after going off radar near Canada on June 30.

LyondellBasell Plans Its Largest Investment Ever Near Houston
Friday, July 21, 2017 The new PO/TBA project should create up to 2,500 construction and approximately 160 permanent jobs.

The Fossil Fuels Plant That Pits Trump's Base Against Itself
Thursday, July 20, 2017 For a landmark fossil-fuel program deep in Trump country, it's not environmentalists who are the biggest threat. It may be Donald Trump himself.

CEO: France's GTT Sees Opportunities In Increased Gas Production
Thursday, July 20, 2017 GTT can benefit in the coming years from increased LNG supply as it will boost the need for transportation, Chief Executive Philippe Berterottiere says.

India Refiner HPCL Sees More Scope For Foreign Buys After ONGC Deal
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Hindustan Petroleum sees itself better placed to buy overseas downstream assets once it becomes part of the country's top explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, its chairman M. K. Surana said.

India's Reliance Industries' 1Q Standalone Profit Up 9%, Tops Estimates
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Reliance Industries posts a 9% rise in first-quarter standalone profit, helped by higher margins from its core petrochemicals business.

Nigeria Oil Thieves Keep a Lid on Output Even as Bombs Abate
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The continual disruption blighting the impoverished delta region threatens plans to exceed 2 million barrels a day, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Philippines Shortlists 6 Countries For $2B LNG Hub, To Pick One Partner
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The Philippines has shortlisted 6 countries and will choose one from them as a partner for its planned $2B receiving and distribution facility for imported LNG, an official says.

Turkey Lobbying Israel to Push Cyprus on Approving Gas Pipeline
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Turkey wants Israel to use its clout to push Cyprus into allowing a pipeline to pass through its waters so the region's natural gas can be exported to Europe.

China Drafts New Rules Easing State Oil Majors' Grip On Storage
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Beijing issues a draft of new regulations for China's growing oil and fuel storage industry.

House Passes Pipeline Bill to Ease Path for More Keystones
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 House Republicans moved to make it easier to build pipelines from Mexico or Canada, as they sought to prevent a repeat of President Barack Obama's drawn out rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

India Approves Creation of State Oil Giant in $4.6 Billion Deal
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 India approves the sale of a $4.6B stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. to the country's biggest oil and gas explorer, according to a person with knowledge.

Qatar Seeks To Open New LNG Markets With Floating Terminals
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Qatar Gas Transport Company and Norwegian shipping business Hoegh LNG have embarked on a joint project to open new markets for Qatar.

Irish Gas Grid Could Receive LNG from South Texas
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Texas-based NextDecade and Ireland's Port of Cork Co. will hold exclusive talks.

Tesoro Signs Deal with Pemex to Enter Mexico
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 The Texas-based refiner that will soon be called Andeavor will supply fuels in Mexico's Sonora and Baja California states.

Vietnam Plans Oil Reserves Equivalent Of 90 Days Of Imports By 2020
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Vietnam's prime minister has approved a plan for the country's total crude oil and oil product stocks to be at least 90 days' worth of net imports by 2020.

BP Says It Is Considering IPO of US Pipeline Assets
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 BP is considering spinning off certain US pipeline assets in the US Gulf and Midwest in an initial public offering, the company said Tuesday.

German Diesel Makers Get Reprieve as Home States Reject Bans
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Germany is wrestling over the future of diesel autos.

Vietnam's Nghi Son Refinery to Import Its First Kuwaiti Crude Cargo
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The 200,000 bpd plant will process Kuwaiti crude oil to produce LPG, gasoline, diesel, kerosene and jet fuel, mainly for the domestic markets.

Court Orders PDVSA to Allow Sale of Oil at Sovcomflot's Request
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The court action suggests even political allies of Venezuela such as Russia are losing patience with PDVSA's payment delays.

California Lawmakers Approve Landmark Extension to Climate Policy
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The legislation extends California's cap-and-trade program, which was set to expire in three years, through 2030 and attempts to strengthen it.

Petronet Eyes 2019 Rescue for Nearly Idle $700 Million LNG Plant
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The only LNG terminal in southern India reportedly is operating at about 10 percent of its 5 million-ton-a-year capacity.

Repairs to Magellan's Longhorn Pipeline Completed, Ops Resumed -Spokesman
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The pipeline transports crude from Permian Basin production region in West Texas to the refining and export facilities in Houston.

Big Oil Sees Salvation in Gas, But What If It's a Wrong Bet?
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The trends that are undercutting optimism about the global gas outlook are already playing out in Europe.

China June Oil Refinery Throughput Close to Record
Monday, July 17, 2017 "Refinery runs were impressive considering that refinery maintenance was still heavy," said Nevyn Nah, analyst at Energy Aspects.

Asia's Naphtha Trapped in Downward Spiral as Supply Glut Hits
Monday, July 17, 2017 Asia is being hit with a naphtha supply glut that could push the market down further.

Canada's LNG Failure Is Its Own Fault, Seven Gen Founder Says
Monday, July 17, 2017 Businesses can't rely on the government to push projects past the objections of local communities, said Pat Carlson.

India BPCL Makes Its First US Oil Purchase, Buys Mars, Poseidon
Monday, July 17, 2017 India's Bharat Petroleum Corp has made its first purchase of US oil, buying high sulphur crudes Mars and Poseidon in a tender, its head of refineries said.

S.Korea's Hanwha Total Says Naphtha Cracker Shut After Lightning Strike
Monday, July 17, 2017 South Korea's Hanwha Total said on Monday its naphtha cracker in Daesan has been shut due to power outages caused by a lightning strike.

US Court Gives Environmental Regulator 14-day Extension on Methane Rule
Friday, July 14, 2017 A U.S. court gave the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 14 extra days to comply with a July 3 order requiring the EPA to enforce rules on methane leaks in oil and gas equipment, which the agency had sought to freeze, a filing showed.

Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Near Cushing Oil Storage Hub
Friday, July 14, 2017 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck Stroud, Oklahoma, about 20 miles (32.2 km) from the key oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) said.

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