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(Reuters, 5.Jun.2020) — OPEC and its allies led by Russia will meet on Saturday to discuss extending record oil production cuts and to push laggards such as Iraq and Nigeria to comply with existing curbs. The producers known as OPEC+ previously agreed to cut supply by 9.7 million barrels per ...
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(JinkoSolar, 4.Jun.2020) — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a favorable final determination concluding JinkoSolar's products do not infringe a patent asserted by Hanwha Q CELLS. In March ...
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(Financial Times, 4.Jun.2020) — For the Islamic republic, it was a mission fraught with risk: send five Iranian-flagged fuel tankers through some of the world’s most crucial maritime gateways to cash-strapped Venezuela without being stopped by the Americans. With the shipment, Iran intended to send a clear message: that it ...
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(WoodMac, 4.Jun.2020) — The oil price crash has come at a time when the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM) is leaner and nimbler. It is better prepared to weather the storm compared to the last downturn. Mfon Usoro, from Wood Mackenzie’s Gulf of Mexico upstream research team, takes a look ...
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(Reuters, 4.Jun.2020) — Mexico’s oil regulator will allow energy firms more time to secure permits and plan approvals, it said in on Thursday, in effect extending a freeze on all deadlines until the government determines it is safe to resume official work. The latest extension due to the coronavirus pandemic ...
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(The Guardian, 4.Jun.2020) — Dozens of Trinidad and Tobago oilfield workers in Mexico have issued a plea to the government to allow them to return home. The workers issued a statement to the media Wednesday night saying they are currently stranded there. They say that before going to Mexico, they ...
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(Argus, 3.Jun.2020) — Suriname is edging closer to a change of government that could pave the way for expanded offshore oil exploration. The South American country is hoping to emulate neighboring Guyana, where ExxonMobil started oil production from the deepwater Stabroek block in December 2019. Suriname's current production is limited ...
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(PwC, 3.Jun.2020) — POWERful Women and PwC have today published the latest ‘state of the nation’ on the gender balance at the top of the UK energy industry. The 2020 annual board statistics1 show progress in the number of women occupying board and executive board seats – now 21% and ...
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(Aljazeera, 2.Jun.2020) — The United States Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington's effort to depose socialist President Nicolas Maduro by cutting off the OPEC nation's crude exports. Marshall Islands-based Afranav Maritime Ltd, Adamant Maritime Ltd and ...
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(Reuters, 2.Jun.2020) — Venezuela’s oil exports plummeted in May to their lowest level since 2003 as U.S. sanctions choked exports and two Mexican firms that had acted as intermediaries for Venezuelan crude sales stopped receiving oil, Refinitiv Eikon data and internal shipping documents from state-run energy company PDVSA showed. Washington ...
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(WoodMac, 2.Jun.2020) — The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is about to face its first seasonal demand contraction since 2012, with demand in summer 2020 expected to fall 2.7% or 3 million tonnes (Mt) year-on-year, says Wood Mackenzie. Lockdown measures and negative economic outlook stemming from the coronavirus pandemic ...
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(Reuters, 2.Jun.2020) — The Mexican government’s financial crime department is investigating Libre Abordo, a Mexico-based firm that received millions of barrels of Venezuelan crude under an oil-for-food pact, in a probe coordinated with U.S. agencies, the department’s chief, Santiago Nieto, told Reuters. The Mexican Financial Intelligence Unit is also separately ...
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(Greenbrier, 2.Jun.2020) — Greenbrier Marine, a division of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., announced it has delivered the OSG 204, a 204,000 barrel capacity oil and chemical tank barge for dual-mode ITB service pursuant to U.S. Coast Guard NVIC 2-81, Change 1. The barge has been built in compliance with MARPOL ...
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(Citgo, 2.Jun.2020) — Citgo Petroleum Corporation has commenced a private offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of $750 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2025. The notes offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there is no assurance ...
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(Cargill, 2.Jun.2020) — At Cargill, sustainability is written into the company's purpose—and woven into core operations including investment priorities, organizational structure and resource allocation. The company recently outlined progress against sustainability goals in critical supply chains including aqua nutrition, cocoa and chocolate, palm, soy, ocean transportation and beef. With a ...
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(Petrobras, 1.Jun.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 05/04/2020, announces the beginning of the non-binding phase regarding the sale of its stake (35%) in the Manati Field, a shallow water maritime production concession located in the Camamu Basin, in the State of Bahia. Potential buyers qualified for ...
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(Argus, 1.Jun.2020) — A two-tiered gasoline pricing system rolled out by Venezuela today maintains generous subsidies for limited volumes but allows private-sector operators to charge international prices for imports. The new fuel rationing and pricing policy was unveiled over the weekend in separate addresses by President Nicolas Maduro and acting ...
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(Bristow, 1.Jun.2020) — Bristow Group Inc. announced entry into privately negotiated stock repurchase agreements to repurchase 142,721 shares of its common stock and 98,784 shares of its preferred stock at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $4.8 million (collectively, the "Repurchases"). The closing of the Repurchases is subject to a ...
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(Pioneer, 1.Jun.2020) — Pioneer Energy Services Corp. has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, successfully completing its debt restructuring process and implementing the Chapter 11 reorganization plan confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on May 11, 2020. In connection with the debt restructuring, Pioneer ...
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(Reuters, 31.May.2020) — Mexico-based company Libre Abordo said on Sunday it was bankrupt and that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro had terminated an oil-for-food agreement that had allowed the firm to supply water trucks in exchange for millions of barrels of Venezuelan crude. Libre Abordo and its related firm Schlager Business ...
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(WSJ, 31.May.2020) — The regime of Nicolás Maduro, grappling with intense gasoline shortages, said it will scale back its longstanding fuel subsidy and privatize service stations, in a significant shift for Venezuelans long accustomed to filling up their cars free of charge. The measures, which take effect on Monday, are ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 30.May.2020) — Ecuador’s state oil company EP Petroecuador is monitoring emissions at the Esmeraldas refinery, especially those of sulfur dioxide (SOx) even though preliminary reports show emissions from the refining center have yet to exceed parameters allowed by environmental regulations. Notwithstanding, EP PetroEcuador has carried ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 30.May.2020) — Gastech 2020 will now take place virtually, from 7-11 September 2020, with strategic and technical conference content streamed online, enabling the natural gas, LNG and energy industries opportunity to engage with a series of interactive conference sessions, as it adapts and responds to ...
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(Argus, 29.May.2020) — Trinidad and Tobago declared explicit support for Venezuela's US-sanctioned government this week, but the political ties will not revive natural gas cooperation in the near term because industrial demand has crumbled. Venezuela's vast untapped offshore gas deposits and cross-border fields have long been seen as vital to ...
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(Petrobras, 29.May.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the release dated 08/09/2019, reports that it has completed today the sale of its entire interest in seven onshore production fields, located in the Potiguar Basin, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, to SPE 3R Petroleum S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary ...
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(Reuters, 29.May.2020) — Two U.S. senators are expected to introduce next week sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline that Russia is trying to finish, but which Washington has opposed since the Obama era, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The sanctions, which would have ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 29.May.2020) — Venezuelan military aircraft accompanied the Iranian tanker Petunia to a dock located on the OPEC country’s shores, announced Venezuelan official Vladimir Padrino L. in a post on Twitter. RELATED STORY: Iranina Tanker Faxon Docks At Guaraguao Refining Complex Nuestra Aviación Militar acompaña al ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 29.May.2020) — The Iranian tanker Faxon, the fourth of a flotilla of five, docked at the Guaraguao refining complex in Anzoátegui state in Eastern Venezuela, according to details in a tweet posted by Venezuelan National Guard. 🇻🇪🇮🇷 || Ya se encuentra en el Complejo Refinador ...
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(Dow Jones, 29.May.2020) — U.S. authorities have threatened tankers carrying Iranian fuel to Venezuela with sanctions, aiming to thwart a burgeoning economic alliance between two of America's biggest rivals. Two Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned vessels loaded with Iran oil products and headed to Venezuela halted their deliveries after the sanctions threat, according ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 29.May.2020) — Brazilian state-led energy company Petrobras will grant rival producers and other companies access to onshore natural gas processing facilities in a two-step process in the latest move toward opening Latin America's biggest market under the terms of an antitrust agreement signed in July 2019. "According ...
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(IMF, 28.May.2020) — Opening remarks from International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at an United Nation event on financing for development in the ear of the Covid-10 pandemic. Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on ...
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(Fars News Agency, 28.May.2020) — Iran's fourth tanker full of gasoline has entered the Caribbean and is close to the Venezuelan territorial waters. Venezuelan armed forces are due to escort the tanker, Faxon, en route to its destination, as in the case of its three predecessors. The five-tanker Iranian-flagged flotilla ...
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(Repsol, 28.May.2020) — The WindFloat Atlantic project is taking one of the final steps towards becoming fully operational. The last of the three pre-assembled wind turbine platforms making up the project has left the Port of Ferrol today, heading for its final destination 20 km off the coast of Portugal ...
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(Al Jazeera, 28.May.2020) — Venezuela's president hints that he could start charging for petrol, which is usually practically free for citizens. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday his government must begin charging more for petrol and said he had directed a team of specialists to determine what the price ...
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(Fitch Ratings, 28.May.2020) — Fitch Ratings has affirmed Raizen Combustiveis S.A.'s and Raizen Energia S.A.'s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB' and National Long-Term Ratings at 'AAA(bra)'. Fitch has also affirmed the rating of Raizen Fuels Finance S.A.'s senior unsecured noted due 2027 at 'BBB' ...
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(Argus, 28.May.2020) — Luis Pacheco is chairman of a parallel board trying to exert control over the future of Venezuela's state-owned PdV. Appointed by the National Assembly led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, Pacheco and other key members of Guaido's team are fighting to keep the company's US refining arm ...
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(Stabroek News, 28.May.2020) — As ExxonMobil yesterday continued to play up its Guyana investments at its virtual Annual Meeting of shareholders, global environmental and human rights organisation, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) called on the company to heed environmental pollution warnings and immediately stop flaring gas here. Guyanese, ...
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(Argus, 28.May.2020) — Brazil's state-controlled Petrobras is opening its natural gas-processing plants to third parties, another step toward opening the country's gas market to greater competition. Petrobras has started offering gas-processing capacity to current producers, and will offer capacity to other interested parties in a future phase, the company said ...
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(Petrofac, 28.May2020) — Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services division (EPS) has secured a further six-month contract extension with Basra Oil Company (BOC) for its long-standing Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The confirmation of the contract extension is recognition of Petrofac’s successful seven-and-a-half-year track record of safe and efficient ...
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(Gustavo Coronel, 27.May2020) — An April morning in 1951, I left New York City for Tulsa, Oklahoma. I had been studying English for 15 weeks at Queens College before going on to The University of Tulsa to study geology. I had traveled to New York City from Los Teques, Venezuela, ...
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(Petrobras, 27.May.2020) — Petrobras announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Global Finance B.V. (PGF) plans to offer one or more series of bonds in the U.S. market in a new emission , subject to market conditions. The bonds will be issued with full and unconditional guarantee from Petrobras. PGF intends ...
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(Reuters, 27.May.2020) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American nation’s exclusive economic zone. Iran is providing the country with up to 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and ...
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(Petrobras, 27.May.2020) — Petrobras announces the pricing of two series of global notes denominated in US Dollars to be issued by its wholly-owned subsidiary Petrobras Global Finance B.V. (PGF). The Notes will be unsecured obligations of PGF and will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Petrobras. Closing is expected to ...
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(Fitch Ratings, 27.May.2020) — The economic contraction due to the coronavirus exacerbates the negative revenue effect of the rate freeze in place on Chilean power projects with regulated power purchase agreements (PPAs), Fitch Ratings says. The pandemic and efforts to contain the virus are expected to push the country into ...
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(Fitch Ratings, 27.May.2020) — Latin American infrastructure projects face heightened risk of grantor payment delays driven by the increased pressure the coronavirus pandemic is placing on government finances, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. "Sharper delays, depending on materiality and duration, could rapidly lessen payment capacity of projects with ...
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(Reuters, 26.May.2020) — The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela was approaching the nation’s exclusive economic zone on Tuesday as the previous two were preparing to discharge, according to Refinitiv Eikon data. The Iran-flagged tanker Petunia entered the Caribbean Sea on Monday after crossing ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 26.May.2020) — The Iranian tanker Forest docked at the Cardon refinery located in the Paraguaná Refining Complex (CRP) located in Falcón state in western Venezuela, according to details posted by RT correspondent Erika Ortega Sanoja. A total of five tankers carrying 1.5 million barrels of ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 25.May.2020) — The Fortune Iranian fuel tanker reached Pier 4 of PDVSA’s El Palito Refinery located in Puerto Cabello in Carabobo state, announced Venezuela’s Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami. The ship’s crew was welcomed by the Venezuelan official together with Iran’s Ambassador in Venezuela, ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 25.May.2020) — The first of five Iranian tankers carrying gasoline and fuel additives, Fortune, has made it to Venezuela’s Exclusive Economy Zone. The five tanker are carrying an estimated 1.5 million barrels of fuel. Venezuela's Oil Minister and Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami, announced ...
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(Market Watch, 25.May.2020) — Mexico ran up a $3.09 billion trade deficit in April as the shutdown of many industries to counter the spread of the coronavirus and the drop in world oil prices led to steep declines in both exports and imports. Exports last month fell 41% from April ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 25.May.2020) — The first of five Iranian tankers carrying gasoline and additives for making fuel from Iran to Venezuela has reached the Caribbean country’s shores. The first tanker Fortune has reached El Palito Refinery, according to a Twitter post by Venezuela’s Economy Vice President Tareck ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 25.May.2020) — Production from Ecuador’s state oil company PetroAmazonas EP and other private companies operating in the Andean country have reached 90% of levels seen prior to breakages at the SOTE and OCP. “Soon, we’ll achieve 530,000 barrels per day,” reported PetroAmazonas in a Twitter ...
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(AP, 25.May.2020) — Few leaders have the sort of shadows that hang over Suriname’s President Dési Bouterse, a former coup leader and strongman, convicted of murder and drug smuggling, who is overseeing a dire economy. Yet the charismatic 74-year-old president stands a fair chance of holding onto power as the ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 24.May.2020) — Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro announced gratitude to the Iran Republic for the shipments of gasoline and fuel additives that began to arrive to the OPEC country. “The Fortune tanker arrived in Venezuela, the first of five ships that brings gasoline and supplies to ...
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(Stabroek News, 23.May.2020) — Guyana has lifted its second one-million barrel cargo of crude oil entitlement from ongoing offshore production and the oil tanker Sonangol Namibe departed these shores yesterday afternoon. The entire transfer process, from entry of the vessel into Guyana’s waters to the completion of the lift, was ...
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(Argus, 22.May.2020) — Mexico will remain within the Opec + group but has no plans for further production cuts, the energy ministry told Argus today. "Mexico will participate in the Opec + meeting in June but we do not contemplate implementing more cuts," the ministry said. "There are no plans ...
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(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 22.May.2020) — Mexico’s state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos or Pemex announced it remains committed to not conducting fracking activities as part of its aim to protect is citizens. The state oil giant revealed the details 22 May 2020 in a Twitter post. © Energy Analytics ...
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(Reuters, 22.May.2020) — Argentina missed payments on around $500 million in already delayed bond coupons on Friday, creditors and a ratings agency said, marking the country’s ninth sovereign default amid ongoing restructuring talks with creditors. The default on three bonds came as negotiations to revamp around $65 billion in foreign ...
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(Argus, 21.May.2020) — Two members of the parallel board of Venezuela's national oil company PdV have resigned, a development that exposes brewing frustration in the exiled technical ranks of US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido. In a letter dated and made public today, the "ad hoc" board of the state-owned company ...
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(Petrobras, 21.May.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the press release disclosed on 03/06/20, informs that the non-binding phase related to the sale of 100% of the shares held by Petrobras International Braspetro B.V. (PIB BV) and other Petrobras subsidiaries, in Petrobras Colombia Combustibles (PECOCO) is underway, as described in the ...
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(Reuters, 21.May.2020) — Royal Dutch Shell has begun drilling the Saturn block in the Santos pre-salt basin, the company’s Brazil chief said on Thursday, adding that Brazil faces hurdles to remain attractive in a low-price environment. Brazil’s No. 2 oil producer after state-run Petroleo Brasileiro, Shell is the operator of ...
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(Argus, 21.May.2020) — Brazil's state-controlled Petrobras has further boosted refinery throughput in response to a pick-up in fuel demand, with utilization rates approaching the average pre-crisis level. Petrobras downstream director Anelise Lara said this week that utilization at the company's refineries is at 77pc, up from a mid-April low of ...
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(Petrobras, 20.May.2020) — Petrobras informs that the Parque das Baleias Area reached today the mark of 1 billion barrels of oil produced. The Parque das Baleias Area is formed by the fields of Jubarte, Baleia Anã, Cachalote, Caxaréu and Pirambú. The first field, of Jubarte, was discovered in 2001. Currently, ...
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(Frontera, 20.May.2020) — Frontera Energy Corporation held its annual general and special meeting of shareholders, where each of the eight nominees proposed as directors and listed in the Company's management proxy circular dated April 7, 2020 were elected as directors. A total of 71,009,508 common shares were voted in respect ...
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(Oilprice.com, 20.May.2020) — The coronavirus is spreading like wildfire in Brazil, and the country’s oil industry could get dragged down with it. “Brazil has the worst COVID growth rate of any G20 country: the pandemic is totally out of control,” Raymond James wrote in a report, explaining its reason for ...
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(Reuters, 20.May.2020) — Colombia’s government could make an unprecedented intervention in oil pipeline tariffs, which private producers have criticized as too high, the president of the country’s National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) said on Wednesday. Private oil companies in the Andean country have been hit hard by falling prices amid a ...
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(Wall Street Journal, 20.May.2020) — The Trump administration is weighing new sanctions and other legal steps to disrupt Iranian oil exports to Venezuela, U.S. officials said, in response to what the U.S. considers the Islamic Republic’s attempts to make inroads into Latin America. The possibility of new U.S. sanctions and ...
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(Argus, 20.May.2020) — State-owned PdV has partially restarted a 70,000 b/d delayed coker which had been off line for over a year at its 305,000 b/d Cardon refinery, three PdV and oil union officials said. Once the coking unit operations have stabilized, PdV plans to ship the coke to Cuban ...
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(WoodMac, 20.May.2020) — National oil companies (NOCs) globally are estimated to cut exploration budgets by over a quarter on average in 2020, says Wood Mackenzie. The analysis is based on announcements and tracking well plans of 11 top spending NOC explorers, including three Chinese NOCs, PTTEP, PETRONAS, ONGC, Qatar Petroleum, ...
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(Argus, 19.May.2020) — A new decree in Argentina that establishes above-market prices for domestic crude obliges oil companies to maintain production, payrolls and investment and prevents them from repatriating profits. The decree sets a minimum price of $45/bl for domestic sales of light sweet Medanito crude. Export taxes for crude ...
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(Petronas, 19.May.2020) — Petronas through its subsidiary, Petronas Suriname Exploration & Production B.V. (PSEPBV), has completed the farm-down of 50 per cent of its participating interest to ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Suriname B.V. (ExxonMobil) from a 100 per cent participating interest in Block 52, offshore Suriname. Block 52 is located ...
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(Argus, 19.May.2020) — Iran's gasoline shipments to Venezuela are helping to ease a supply glut at home, where demand has collapsed because of strict measures to check the Covid-19 pandemic. The shipments and Tehran's parallel support for Venezuelan state-owned PdV's effort to repair its refining system have the added effect ...
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(SQM, 19.May.2020) — Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. reported earnings today for the three months ended March 31, 2020 of US$45.0 million (US$0.17 per share), a decrease from US$80.5 million (US$0.31 per share) reported for the three months ended March 31, 2019. Gross profit reached US$107.7 million (27.5% ...
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(Reuters, 19.May.2020) — Argentina's government set the local crude oil reference price at $45 per barrel on Tuesday in a bid to protect the country's hard-hit sector from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and low global prices. Reuters reported in April that Argentina was planning to set a higher ...
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(Reuters, 18.May.2020) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Venezuela's appeal of a lower court ruling allowing Canadian gold mining company Crystallex to seize shares in U.S. refiner Citgo to collect on an unpaid arbitration award. That meant a 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling from ...
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(Fitch, 18.May.2020) — LatAm sovereigns' weak public finances make them particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus crisis, Fitch Ratings says, by limiting both their counter-cyclical policy flexibility and their ability to support post-crisis economic recoveries. The pronounced negative ratings pressures in the region stem largely from these pre-existing fiscal issues. LatAm ...
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(S&P Global Platts, 18.May.2020) — Argentina's move to set a $45/b domestic crude oil reference price this week has brought cheer to some oil producers, but analysts say it may take a couple of years to rebuild production, following its plunge in April, as companies keep to the sidelines because ...
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(Amazon Watch, 18.May.2020) — Today, JPMorgan Chase – the largest bank in the United States and the largest banker of fossil fuels worldwide – will hold its Annual General Meeting. Among other decisions, the bank’s shareholders will vote on whether or not Lee Raymond should remain on the bank’s Board ...
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(AP, 18.May.2020) — Five Iranian tankers likely carrying at least $45.5 million worth of gasoline and similar products are now sailing to Venezuela, part of a wider deal between the two U.S.-sanctioned nations amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The tankers' voyage came after Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro ...
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(Total, 18.May.2020) — In August 2019, Total and Occidental Petroleum entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) in order for Total to acquire Anadarko’s assets in Africa. Under this agreement, Total and Occidental have since completed the sale and purchase of the Mozambique and South Africa assets. The PSA ...
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(Bloomberg, 18.May.2020) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Venezuela in its fight to retain control of oil refiner Citgo Holding Inc., putting the country a step closer to losing its largest asset. The justices, without comment on Monday, left intact a federal appeals court victory for a ...
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(Petrobras, 17.May.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the press release disclosed on 11 May 2020, informs that it started yesterday the Extended Well Tests (EWT) in the Discovery Assessment Plan (DAP) of Forno, in the Albacora field, located in the Campos Basin pre-salt. The test is being carried out in ...
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(Reuters, 16.May.2020) — The European Union and Canada have formally raised concerns to Mexico about rules they say endanger renewable energy projects, escalating tensions with its government, which late on Friday moved to tighten its control over the power industry. In letters that were leaked to Mexican media on Friday, ...
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(Argus, 15.May.2020) — Fledgling oil producer Guyana's political stalemate is dragging on amid slow progress in a closely watched recount of votes from a disputed 2 March parliamentary election. The electoral outcome is critical to the country's future oil policy, six months after ExxonMobil kicked off deepwater production on the ...
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(Petrobras, 15.May.2020) — Petrobras CEO Roberto Castello Branco delivered his message to shareholders related to the company's first quarter 2020 results. “We express our solidarity with the victims of the global pandemic, at the same time as we are deeply grateful to the health professionals who have been standing out ...
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(Petrobras, 15.May.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the press release disclosed on 31 March 2020, announces the beginning of the non-binding phase regarding the sale of its remaining stake (10%) in Nova Transportadora do Sudeste S.A. (NTS). Qualified parties for the non-biding phase will receive a process letter with detailed ...
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(Petrobras, 15.May.2020) — Petrobras, following up on the press release disclosed on 4 May 2020, announces the beginning of the non-binding phase regarding the sale of its entire 51% stake in Petrobras Gás S.A. (Gaspetro). Qualified parties for the non-biding phase will receive a process letter with detailed instructions on ...
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(UPM, 15.May.2020) — UPM is proceeding at full speed with its investment project in Uruguay and has taken several steps forward. UPM and the new Government of Uruguay have signed a memorandum of understanding on pending items related to UPM’s growth project in Uruguay that will further strengthen the implementation ...
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(Bloomberg, 15.May.2020) — Petrobras, the Brazilian sate-controlled oil producer, posted a 65 billion-real ($11 billion) impairment in the first quarter after revising down its outlook for crude prices. Even without the impairment, Petrobras reported a loss in the quarter on lower oil prices and the devaluation of Brazil’s real, the ...
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(Reuters, 15.May.2020) — Brazil's Petrobras took a 65.3 billion real ($11.2 billion) impairment on its exploration and production assets on Thursday, warning investors that changes in consumer behavior resulting from the coronavirus pandemic would likely be permanent. The impairment led Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the firm is formally known, to ...
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(WoodMac, 14.May.2020) — Bangladesh is expected to double its fossil fuel imports to 32 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) between 2020 and 2030, says Wood Mackenzie. While growing working age population, urbanisation and rising income levels continue to spur domestic demand, it is electrification needs in the power, export-driven ...
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(Touchstone, 14.May.2020) — Touchstone Exploration Inc. reports its operating and financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2020. Selected information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with Touchstone's March 31, 2020 unaudited interim consolidated financial statements and related Management's Discussion and Analysis, both of which ...
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(Touchstone, 14.May.2020) — Touchstone Exploration Inc. will be holding our annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (Mountain time). This year, to proactively address the unprecedented public health impact of COVID-19 and to mitigate risks to the health and safety of our communities, shareholders, employees ...
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(Motley Fool, 13.May.2020) — Executives with Colombia’s state oil company Ecopetrol conducted a first quarter of 2020 conference call with analyst. A full transcript of the call follows. Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning. My name is Anna, and I will be your ...
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(Argus, 13.May.2020) — Venezuela's state-owned PdV has retained one seat on the new corporate board of European specialty refiner Nynas after a restructuring that freed the venture from US sanctions. The new board composition illustrates PdV's small but enduring role in the European downstream business that it acquired in the ...
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(Oilprice.com, 13.May.2020) — As the international community seeks answers with regards to the failed armed incursion into Venezuela that took place May 4, allegedly with the immediate participation of former US military veterans, President Maduro has once again proved to be a masterful survival artist. Notwithstanding the umpteenth round of ...
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(Reuters, 13.May.2020) — The FBI is probing several Mexican and European companies allegedly involved in trading Venezuelan oil as it gathers information for a U.S. Treasury Department inquiry into possible sanctions busting, according to four people familiar with the matter. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and special envoy for ...
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(Petrobras, 13.May.2020) — Petrobras, regarding the press releases disclosed on 18 March 2019 and 11 September 2019, which announced the approval of Production Individualization Agreements (AIP) of the Lula, Atapu and Sépia joint reservoirs, in Rio de Janeiro, informs that it executed Expenses and Volume Equalization Agreements (AEGV) with the ...
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(Petrobras, 13.May.2020) — Petrobras reports that it has started the opportunity disclosure stage (teaser), regarding the sale of four thermal power plants, which three are located in Camaçari-BA (UTEs Polo Camaçari) of fuel oil, and one is located in Canoas-RS (UTE Canoas), of biofuel (diesel or natural gas). The teasers, ...
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(Reuters, 13.May.2020) — At least one tanker carrying fuel loaded at an Iranian port set sail to crisis-stricken Venezuela, according to vessel tracking data from Refinitiv Eikon on Wednesday, which could help ease an acute scarcity of gasoline in the South American country. The Iran-flagged medium tanker Clavel earlier on ...
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