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1. News on Oil Prices
 17 October 2018 : GasBuddy: Gas prices dropped in past week  {muskogeephoenix.com}
Gasoline prices in Oklahoma have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g Monday . . .
 17 October 2018 : Local, national gas prices see small dip  {ifallsjournal.com}
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.6 cents in the past week, averaging $2.82 per gallon Sunday . . .
 17 October 2018 : Airline stocks jump up to 5% as crude oil price eases   {Economic Times}
Shares of most aviation companies jumped in Tuesday's session amid a fresh fall in global crude oil prices . . .
 17 October 2018 : SA must expect another petrol price hike, AA warns  {businesslive.co.za}
South Africans must expect another substantial petrol price increase at the beginning of November‚ the Automobile Association says . . .
 17 October 2018 : Southland gas prices drop slightly  {mynewsla.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped three-tenths of a cent Tuesday to $3.879 . . .
 17 October 2018 : Gas price drops for third time in 27 days in San Diego County   {patch.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped two-tenths of a cent Tuesday to $3.841 . . .
 17 October 2018 : Oil prices rise after API reports surprise crude oil draw   {oilprice.com}
The American Petroleum Institute reported a surprise draw of 2.13 million barrels of United States crude oil inventories f . . .
 16 October 2018 : Crude oil futures up 0.64 pc on Asian cues  {business-standard.com}
Crude oil rose 0.64 per cent to Rs 5,307 per barrel in futures market on Tuesday as speculators created fresh bets . . .
 16 October 2018 : Little change to gas prices in San Diego County   {patch.com}
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose one-tenth of a cent Monday to $3.843 . . .
 16 October 2018 : Gas prices climb in Valdosta  {valdostadailytimes.com}
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Valdosta Monday was $2.73, up a penny from seven days earlier . . .
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2. Rig News
 17 October 2018 : Canaan announces new mining rig AvalonMiner A911  {cryptoglobe.com}
Canaan Creative, known simply as Canaan, has unveiled AvalonMiner A911, its new state-of-the-art mining rig . . .
 16 October 2018 : Offshore drillers eye recovery by 2020  {Reuters}
Battered oil and gas drilling companies are finally seeing piecemeal signs that the prices they charge for offshore rigs . . .
 15 October 2018 : Strong growth in working rigs  {kallanishenergy.com}
The number of rigs working onshore in the Lower 48 U.S. States last week tied for the highest number with the May 25 total . . .
 13 October 2018 : Maersk Intrepid secures contract extension  {offshore-mag.com}
Equinor has exercised two options extending the current contract for the jackup rig Maersk Intrepid by two months until June 2019 . . .
 13 October 2018 : U.S. drillers add 11 rigs despite oil price correction  {oilprice.com}
Baker Hughes reported an 11-rig increase for oil and gas in the United States this week, bringing the total number of active oil and gas rigs to 1,063 according to the report . . .
 12 October 2018 : US onshore, offshore rig count totals 1,171 this week, down five   {spglobal.com}
US combined oil and gas rigs totaled 1,171 this week, down five, with the biggest swings seen in the Permian and Williston Basins . . .
 12 October 2018 : Russian scientists created a new method for diagnosing drilling rigs...  {eurekalert.org}
Researchers of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University came closer to solving one of the key issues of offshore oil production . . .
 11 October 2018 : Eni signs up Maersk Drilling’s Mærsk Deliverer rig for Timor Sea drilling  {compelo.com}
Danish drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has bagged a contract from Eni and its partners to deliver its semi-submersible rig Mærsk Deliverer . . .
 11 October 2018 : Ritchie Bros. sells US$5.5 million drill rig in Texas  {prnewswire.com}
Kruse Energy Auctioneers, a Ritchie Bros. solution focusing on energy equipment-related auctions, recently sold a Loadcraft 2000HP SCR drilling rig . . .
 11 October 2018 : ONGC plans to buy 27 rigs for up to Rs 3,500 cr   {Economic Times}
Oil and Natural Gas Corp is planning to purchase 27 drilling rigs to replace nearly half of its ageing onland rigs in a deal that could cost Rs 3,000-3,500 crore . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 17 October 2018 : Trinity Exploration quarterly oil sales up, progresses on drilling  {morningstar.co.uk}
Trinity Exploration & Production PLC on Wednesday reported higher oil sales in the third quarter of its current financial year . . .
 17 October 2018 : ACEP demands basis for direct negotiations for oil blocks  {ghanaweb.com}
The African Centre for Energy Policy is demanding answers over the existence of direct negotiations in the allocation of oil blocks . . .
 17 October 2018 : DFA chief crafting SCS oil exploration deal with China  {manilastandard.net}
A hilippine-crafted draft framework on the joint exploration of the South China Sea or West Philippine Sea is shaping up . . .
 17 October 2018 : China's CNPC agrees to cooperate on oil and gas with Norway's Equinor  {Reuters}
China’s top energy group CNPC agreed on Monday with Norwegian company Equinor to cooperate on oil and gas exploration . . .
 16 October 2018 : African Petroleum corporate update - Senegal  {oilreviewafrica.com}
African Petroleum said in a statement that the recent update issued by Petrosen states that it is seeking tenders for two offshore blocks in Senegal . . .
 16 October 2018 : Faroe Petroleum gets go-ahead to drill Brasse East   {oedigital.com}
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has given consent to Oil and gas company Faroe Petroleum to drill the Brasse East well off the coast of Norway . . .
 16 October 2018 : Akufo-Addo opens tender to auction six oil blocks  {graphic.com.gh}
The government will today open a competitive tender process to auction six out of nine prepared oil blocks in the Tano Basin . . .
 16 October 2018 : India's Petronet LNG says talks to invest in Qatar have slowed   {Economic Times}
India's PetronetNSE 1.76 % LNG Ltd said on Monday its talks to invest in Qatar's exploration and production sector . . .
 16 October 2018 : BP and Eni to start drilling in Libya within months   {telegraph.co.uk}
BP and its Italian partner Eni are expected to start exploratory drilling in Libya early in the first quarter of 2019 . . .
 15 October 2018 : Up to 203billion cubic feet of gas at Goddard discovery, says report  {energyvoice.com}
Independent Oil and Gas has announced that up to 203billion cubic feet of gas could be recovered from its Goddard license . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 17 October 2018 : Gas demand grows in Spain  {interfaxenergy.com}
Spanish gas demand increased by 1.7% on an annual basis in the first nine months of 2018, Spanish transmission system . . .
 16 October 2018 : WoodMac: Asia-Pacific oil and gas industry set for rebound  {ogj.com}
The Asia-Pacific’s oil and gas industry looks set to rebound over the next 12 months as rising demand, stronger commodity prices . . .
 15 October 2018 : Okanagan College looks to reduce natural gas consumption  {vernonmorningstar.com}
With the pressure on FortisBC natural gas customers to reduce consumption because of the pipeline explosion in Prince George . . .
 8 October 2018 : China's Aug oil product consumption rises 6% on year: NDRC  {spglobal.com}
China's consumption of oil products rose 5.9% year on year to 28.41 million mt in August, latest data released by the National Development . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 17 October 2018 : Iraq sea water supply facility delays hold back oil production  {offshore-technology.com}
With Iraq’s common seawater supply facility unlikely to be ready before 2022, the rate at which the country’s major southern fields . . .
 17 October 2018 : Russia no longer capping oil output increases...  {Reuters}
The Russian government is no longer capping oil output increases by local producers, one of the country’s top energy companies . . .
 17 October 2018 : Lukoil begins construction at Rakushechnoye field  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
As part of his working visit to Astrakhan, President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov, jointly with Head of the Astrakhan Region . . .
 17 October 2018 : U.S. shale oil output forecast to climb by 98,000 barrels...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Crude-oil production from seven major U.S. shale plays is expected to see a climb of 98,000 barrels a day in November to 7.714 million barrels . . .
 17 October 2018 : Azerbaijan's oil output up 0.7 pct y/y in Jan-Sept - stats office  {Reuters}
Azerbaijan’s oil production totalled 28.995 million tonnes in January-September, up 0.7 percent year-on-year . . .
 16 October 2018 : Iran, Russia agree to increase oil output by 1m bpd   {ifpnews.com}
Iran’s petroleum minister, in an unannounced visit to Moscow, reached a deal with the Russian energy minister on a 1-million-bpd increase . . .
 16 October 2018 : Permian producers talk about basin’s growing pains   {epmag.com}
Oil production in the Permian is expected to increase by 31,000 barrels per day to about 3.5 million barrels per day in October . . .
 16 October 2018 : Equinor starts production from Oseberg Vestflanken 2  {ogj.com}
Equinor and partners started production from Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field in the North Sea using the first unmanned platform . . .
 16 October 2018 : Texas oil production to grow by 68,000 next month  {chron.com}
Texas crude oil production is projected to grow next month by 68,000 barrels a day, led by the Permian Basin in West Texas . . .
 16 October 2018 : Wintershall struggles to boost output from Norway's Maria field   {oedigital.com}
German oil firm Wintershall's flagship project in Norway - the Maria oil and gas field - is not meeting output expectations . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 17 October 2018 : Japan’s Tohoku Electric buys natural gas from Mozambique  {macaudailytimes.com.mo}
Japanese company Tohoku Electric announced that it has reached an agreement for the purchase and sale of up to 280,000 tonnes . . .
 17 October 2018 : Azerbaijan's Jan-Sept oil exports via Turkey pipeline down 0.4 pct y/y  {Reuters}
Azeri oil exports through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline via Georgia and Turkey declined by 0.4 percent to 25.154 million tonnes . . .
 17 October 2018 : Egypt’s petroleum exports record $1.35b in 7 months  {egypttoday.com}
Egypt’s petroleum exports dipped 5.5 percent during the first seven months of 2018, recording $1.35 billion . . .
 17 October 2018 : Analysis: Canada may allay China's thirst for heavy crude oil  {spglobal.com}
Australia's dwindling heavy sweet crude oil production and fluctuations in Venezuela's Merey crude exports could prompt China . . .
 17 October 2018 : Trans-Mongolia gas pipeline in the works: Putin   {tol.org}
Mongolia’s plan of making itself the keystone of northeast Asia’s energy supply got a recent boost from Russia, the biggest energy supplier . . .
 17 October 2018 : NSCDC foils plan to vandalise Warri-Kaduna crude oil pipeline  {thenationonlineng.net}
Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have foiled a plan to break Warri-Kaduna crude oil pipeline . . .
 17 October 2018 : Nigeria exports 43% total gas production, 7% flared  {thenewsguru.com}
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru has said Nigeria is exporting 43 per cent . . .
 16 October 2018 : Bangladesh tenders for up to 1.425 mln T of oil products for H1 2019  {Reuters}
Bangladesh Petroleum Corp issued an international tender on Tuesday to import up to 1.425 million tonnes of refined oil products . . .
 16 October 2018 : Iraq plans to increase Q1 2019 oil exports to 4 mln bpd...  {Economic Times}
Iraq plans to increase oil exports from its southern ports to 4 millions barrels per day in the first quarter of 2019 . . .
 16 October 2018 : Nigeria shuts key southeast oil pipeline after fire: NNPC  {spglobal.com}
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. Monday said it has shut down a key oil pipeline network in the southeast . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 17 October 2018 : Nigerian oil company to be investigated over alleged $3.5bn...  {thenational.ae}
Policymakers in Nigeria will investigate $3.5 billion allegedly spent by the state oil company on petrol subsidies . . .
 16 October 2018 : China private group GCL hires CNOOC execs...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
China’s privately owned GCL Group Holding has hired senior officials from state oil and gas major CNOOC to fast-track its burgeoning natural gas business . . .
 16 October 2018 : Nine expands with $493 million Magnum oil tools acquisition   {epmag.com}
Nine Energy Service Inc. said Oct. 15 it plans to beef up its completion tools business with the $493 million acquisition of Magnum Oil Tools . . .
 14 October 2018 : New state owned oil companies unveiled  {tv6tnt.com}
As Petrotrin and the OWTU get set to return to the Industrial Court on Thursday... government unveils two new oil companies set to replace . . .
 12 October 2018 : Angola could partially list oil company Sonangol  {Reuters}
Angola, Africa’s second largest crude producer, could partially list state oil company Sonangol, a spokesman . . .
 12 October 2018 : Dubai's Dragon oil plans $500 million in acquisitions in 2019: CEO  {Reuters}
Dragon Oil, a subsidiary of Dubai’s Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), plans to invest about $500 million next year in oil and gas assets . . .
 11 October 2018 : Birmingham oil company acquires assets of two companies  {bizjournals.com}
One of Birmingham's largest privately held companies has acquired two companies, positioning it for further growth in the Southeast . . .
 9 October 2018 : Norwegian oil company DNO reaches 50k bpd at Peshkhabir 2 months early  {rudaw.net}
With smaller energy companies expanding operations in the Kurdistan Region, Norway's DNO ASA announced on Monday . . .
 8 October 2018 : Two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November...  {business-standard.com}
Two Indian companies have placed orders to buy Iranian oil in November, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday . . .
 4 October 2018 : Mosman oil and gas extremely pleased as Stanley sales start  {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
Mosman Oil And Gas Ltd described itself as extremely pleased as it confirmed first sales from the Stanley-1 well, onshore USA . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 16 October 2018 : Oil contract with Pergas finalized, says NIOC head  {en.mehrnews.com}
CEO of National Iranian Oil Company said Tue. that the oil contract with London-based Pergas to develop Karanj field has been finalized . . .
 15 October 2018 : Real Energy secures processing deal with Australian gas majors  {smallcaps.com.au}
Cooper Basin-focused explorer Real Energy has locked in deals with two Australian oil and gas majors to process gas from its flagship Windorah . . .
 13 October 2018 : Woodside lets FPSO contract for proposed Browse-NWS LNG project  {ogj.com}
Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has let a contract for the concept definition and engineering of two natural gas floating production . . .
 13 October 2018 : South Korea's Kogas tapping LNG markets for new term contracts  {spglobal.com}
South Korea's state-run Korea Gas Corp. has started preparations for new term contracts to replace expiring contracts . . .
 12 October 2018 : Russia paid Belarus $263 mln as a part of bilateral oil deal  {Reuters}
Russia has paid $263 million to Belarus as part of a deal that covers exports of Russian oil to its neighbour . . .
 10 October 2018 : Seneca, Cabot sign takeaway capacity deals on Leidy South expansion  {ogj.com}
Williams’s Transco interstate pipeline executed binding, 15-year commitments with Seneca Resources Co. LLC and Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. . . .
 8 October 2018 : Melbana Energy signs farmout deal with Chinese firm...  {proactiveinvestors.com.au}
Melbana Energy Ltd has signed a letter of intent with Anhui Guangda Mining Investment Co Ltd with respect to its Block 9 . . .
 8 October 2018 : Aker Solutions win subsea contract for Brazil’s Libra's Mero field   {seatrade-maritime.com}
ker Solutions, a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry, has signed a contract with Petrobras . . .
 7 October 2018 : French energy group Total, Algeria's Sonatrach sign new agreements  {Reuters}
French energy group Total and Algerian state-owned Sonatrach have signed new agreements, including a contract to develop the Erg Issouane . . .
 6 October 2018 : PEDEC signs contract with domestic firm for crude oil...  {hydrocarbonengineering.com}
Iran’s Petroleum Engineering and Development Co. has struck a build-operate-transfer contract with a domestic firm for the construction of crude oil . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 17 October 2018 : Azeri oil fund SOFAZ assets rise 9 pct to $39 bln by Oct 1 year on year  {Reuters}
Azerbaijan’s state oil fund SOFAZ said on Tuesday its assets rose by 8.9 percent year-on-year to $38.99 billion as of Oct 1 . . .
 16 October 2018 : Waha Capital buys stake in oilfield services firm Petronash...  {forbesmiddleeast.com}
Abu Dhabi-based investment company Waha Capital has acquired a significant minority stake in Dubai-based oilfield services . . .
 15 October 2018 : Total in talks to buy stake in Adani's LNG, city gas projects  {Economic Times}
French energy giant Total SA is in talks to buy up to half of Adani Group's stake in LNG projects in Gujarat and Odisha . . .
 13 October 2018 : Exploration boost as Exxon Mobil takes stake in prospect  {independent.ie}
US giant Exxon Mobil a so called supermajor of the oil industry has taken a 50pc stake in an Irish exploration prospect due to be drilled next year . . .
 12 October 2018 : Shell backs out of plan to buy stake in Kazakh oil producer KMG  {intellinews.com}
Royal Dutch Shell has backed out of plans to buy a stake in Kazakh state-run oil and gas company KazMunayGas . . .
 12 October 2018 : Shell seeks to sell Venezuela JV stake to France's...  {euronews.com}
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is negotiating the sale of its stake in a Venezuelan oil joint venture to Paris-based Maurel & Prom, three sources said this week . . .
 11 October 2018 : Parkland Fuel to buy 75 pct in fuel marketer SOL Investments for C$1.57 billion  {Reuters}
Parkland Fuel Corp, a Canada-based marketer of petroleum products, said on Wednesday it would buy a 75 percent stake . . .
 11 October 2018 : Chevron quits Norway, first supermajor to exit Norwegian oil  {oilprice.com}
Chevron is the first oil supermajor to leave the Norwegian Continental Shelf, after Norway’s authorities accepted the sale of the only asset of the U.S. firm . . .
 9 October 2018 : Eni to acquire half of BP's Libya oil and gas assets  {Reuters}
Italy’s Eni has agreed to buy half of BP’s 85 percent stake in a Libyan oil and gas licence with the aim of resuming exploration next year . . .
 9 October 2018 : Hibiscus Petroleum buying 50% stake in North Sea blocks for RM156m   {thestar.com.my}
Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd is buying a 50% stake in two oil and gas blocks in the North Sea for US$37.5mil from Caldera Petroleum Ltd . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 17 October 2018 : Enbridge outlines $1.4 billion worst-case scenario spill...  {startribune.com}
A worst-case oil spill on Enbridge's planned new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota would cost an estimated $1.4 billion . . .
 16 October 2018 : West Texas pipeline to resume on schedule after spill...  {insurancejournal.com}
Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Monday that a West Texas pipeline would resume operations on Saturday as planned . . .
 14 October 2018 : Gas leak prompts evacuations Friday near Oil City  {dmoreite.com}
An unknown issue at a local oil and gas well site prompted local authorities to evacuate several homes near Oil City Friday evening. Carter . . .
 13 October 2018 : EPA to kick off comment period for methane pollution rule rollback  {thehill.com}
The public comment period will soon begin for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial proposal to ease . . .
 12 October 2018 : B.C. tribe sues U.S. barge company over 2016 spill  {alaskapublic.org}
A First Nations tribe in British Columbia is suing the operator of a U.S. fuel barge that spilled thousands of gallons of diesel near the tribe’s reserve . . .
 11 October 2018 : A358 closed after tanker spills 200 litres of diesel...  {somersetcountygazette.co.uk}
A tanker lost all of its fuel between the A378 in Thornfalcon and the A303 at Southfields Roundabout in Ilminster earlier today . . .
 11 October 2018 : Oregon and Washington agencies hold oil spill drill on Columbia River  {katu.com}
There were several boats and other crews on the river and on shore deploying booms and other containment methods as though there was a large spill . . .
 9 October 2018 : Kashagan team stage oil spill response exercise  {offshore-mag.com}
North Caspian Operating Co., the North Caspian project operator responsible for the shallow-water Kashagan field development . . .
 9 October 2018 : Leaking pipe spills crude oil at Torrance Refinery  {dailybreeze.com}
Nearly 1,900 gallons of crude oil leaked from a ruptured pipe over the weekend at the Torrance Refinery, though none of it left the site . . .
 9 October 2018 : Shell’s oil spill polluted over 113 hectares in Bayelsa...  {premiumtimesng.com}
Leakage from an oilfield operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company at Aghoro community in Bayelsa has discharged some 1,114 barrels . . .
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11. OPEC News
 17 October 2018 : Saudi Arabia has assured OPEC there will be no crude shortage...  {cnbctv18.com}
Saudi Arabia has assured OPEC that it is committed, capable and willing to ensure there will be no shortage in the oil market . . .
 17 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price announced for Tuesday  {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.02 a barrel on Tuesday, 16th October 2018, compared with $79.31 the previous day . . .
 17 October 2018 : OPEC, allies yet to hike output by one million barrels per day...   {Economic Times}
Oil cartel OPEC and allies haven’t yet kept their promise of raising oil output by one million barrels a day, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said . . .
 16 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price stood at US$79.31 a barrel Monday   {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.31 a barrel on Monday, 15th October 2018, compared with $79.36 the previous Friday . . .
 16 October 2018 : Russian, Iranian energy ministers discuss oil output cut deal  {Reuters}
Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak discussed the oil output cap agreed between OPEC and non-OPEC countries . . .
 16 October 2018 : OPEC's Barkindo says global spare oil capacity shrinking  {Reuters}
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said global spare oil capacity was shrinking, adding that producers and companies should increase . . .
 15 October 2018 : OPEC daily basket price for Friday   {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$79.36 a barrel on Friday, 12th October 2018, compared with $80.14 the previous day . . .
 13 October 2018 : OPEC crude oil price stands at USD 80.14 pb  {menafn.com}
Price of OPEC's 15-crude basket was down USD 2.46 on Thursday to USD 80.14 per barrel compared with USD 82.60 pb Wednesday . . .
 13 October 2018 : OPEC oil supply rises to one-year high  {azernews.az}
OPEC crude oil production rose by 100,000 barrels per day in September to a one-year high of 32.78 million barrels per day . . .
 13 October 2018 : OPEC puts Iran’s Sept. oil output at 3.447m bpd  {tehrantimes.com}
The OPEC’s report also put Iran’s oil output based on direct communication at 3.755 million bpd, down 51,000 bpd compared to August . . .
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12. General Oil News
 16 October 2018 : Libya's NOC threatens to halt oil refinery over insecurity  {sowetanlive.co.za}
Libya's National Oil Corporation warned on Sunday it could be forced to suspend production at its Zawiya refinery due to growing security threats . . .
 15 October 2018 : Qatar Petroleum to manage Idd El-Shargi North Dome field  {offshore-technology.com}
Qatar Petroleum has announced its plans to manage and operate the Idd El-Shargi North Dome field, which is located 85km off . . .
 15 October 2018 : Bolivia's oil revenue to reach 2.2 billion USD  {en.trend.az}
Bolivia's oil revenue this year is estimated to reach 2.2 billion U.S. dollars as it will be able to fulfill contracts with its southern American partners . . .
 14 October 2018 : Sarawak will not compromise over oil and gas control  {borneobulletin.com.bn}
Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has reiterated that the state will not compromise on regulatory rights over . . .
 13 October 2018 : India targets oil traders for $1.5 billion emergency oil reserve  {Economic Times}
India is seeking $1.5 billion of investments from global oil producers and traders to build additional emergency crude reserves . . .
 12 October 2018 : Oil tanker rates to Asia hit 2018 high  {oilprice.com}
Freight rates for Aframax tankers to Asia have reached their highest level so far this year, as China’s small refiners received n . . .
 10 October 2018 : Equinor reduces investments in offshore Norway projects by $3.6bn  {compelo.com}
Equinor said that it has slashed the estimated investments for its operated offshore Norway projects in development phase . . .
 9 October 2018 : Petrobras finishes Mero oilfield well test in Santos Basin   {zacks.com}
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras, through a consortium, recently finished the extended well test of the Mero field offshore Brazil . . .
 8 October 2018 : UAE is building £1.4bn oil reserve underground  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The UAE has quietly started construction of a giant oil storage facility in a network of caverns, ­according to ­industry sources . . .
 7 October 2018 : Oil market is balanced, says Qatar energy minister  {Reuters}
The oil market is balanced in terms of supply and demand, Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada said on Sunday. “Geopolitical changes” are the . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 17 October 2018 : Targray opens biodiesel terminal in Fargo to meet...  {biodieselmagazine.com}
Targray, a leading North American biofuels marketer and distributor, has announced the opening of its Fargo Biodiesel Terminal . . .
 17 October 2018 : Malaysia's biodiesel output, exports set to hit records...   {agriculture.com}
Malaysian biodiesel production is likely to hit record levels this year and next, with 2018 exports on track to double from 2017 . . .
 17 October 2018 : Green Energy Biofuel to open recycling facility in Warrenville  {aikenstandard.com}
Green Energy Biofuel announced Tuesday it would be opening a 36,000-square-foot recycling facility at 2110 Main St. in Warrenville . . .
 17 October 2018 : Cumberland Farms partners with Prime the Pump to sell E15  {ethanolproducer.com}
Growth Energy and Prime the Pump announced Cumberland Farms as the newest E15 retail partner to join the Prime the Pump program . . .
 17 October 2018 : House lawmakers ask EPA to stop issuing RFS waivers  {ethanolproducer.com}
On Oct. 15, a group of 19 democratic members of Congress sent a letter to the U.S. EPA expressing concern over the Trump Administration’s . . .
 17 October 2018 : Red-hued yeasts hold clues to producing isobutanol  {ethanolproducer.com}
A compound that has scientists seeing red may hold the key to engineering yeasts that produce better biofuels . . .
 16 October 2018 : Feed grain buyers, suppliers will gather at export exchange 2018  {ethanolproducer.com}
A cadre of international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from more than 35 countries are scheduled . . .
 16 October 2018 : Expanding ethanol sales would have limited U.S. market impact: analysts  {Reuters}
The Trump administration’s plan to allow year-round sales of higher-grade corn ethanol would have limited impact on the depressed U.S. ethanol . . .
 16 October 2018 : Argonne releases 2018 update to GREET model  {ethanolproducer.com}
On Oct. 10, Argonne National Laboratory’s System Assessment Group released a 2018 update of its GREET Model . . .
 15 October 2018 : Sugar stocks extend rally; Uttam Sugar, Dwarikesh...  {business-standard.com}
Shares of sugar companies were trading higher for the fifth straight day, surging up 20% on Monday in an otherwise subdued market . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference :    From 22nd October to 24th October 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 13th LPG trade summit :    From 22nd October to 24th October 2018 at Istanbul. Map
 Black Sea Oil and Gas Conference :    From 23rd October to 24th October 2018 at Bucharest. Map
 GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition 2018 :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at Manama. Map
 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at Brisbane. Map
 Oceanology International China :    From 23rd October to 25th October 2018 at QingDao. Map
 23rd Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit :    From 24th October to 25th October 2018 at London. Map
 5th LNG Supply, Storage & Transportation Philippines Forum 2018 :    From 24th October to 26th October 2018 at Manila. Map
 SAP Intelligent Enterprise Journey for Oil and Gas :    From 25th October to 26th October 2018 at  Amsterdam. Map
 Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 :    From 29th October to 31st October 2018 at Dubai. Map
 LNGgc 2018 :    From 29th October to 31st October 2018 at London. Map
 Algeria Future Energy :    From 29th October to 30th October 2018 at Algiers. Map
 Singapore International Energy Week 2018 :    From 29th October to 2nd November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 The 7th ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 30th October to 1st November 2018 at Cape Town. Map
 Oil & Gas Non-Metallics :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at London. Map
 Horizontal Drilling & Completions Efficiency Congress 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 8th China Offshore Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Beijing. Map
 9th Argus Middle East Oil Products Conference :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Well Site Automation 2018 :    From 30th October to 31st October 2018 at Houston. Map
 5th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition :    From 31st October to 2nd November 2018 at Maputo. Map
 Asian Downstream Summit 2018 :    From 31st October to 1st November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition :    From 31st October to 2nd November 2018 at Astana. Map
 Gas Asia Summit & Exhibition (GAS) :    From 31st October to 1st November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas :    From 5th November to 7th November 2018 at Houston. Map
 SPE Workshop: Subsea Processing from Reservoir to Topside :    From 5th November to 6th November 2018 at The Hague. Map
 Crew Connect Global :    From 5th November to 7th November 2018 at Manila. Map
 World Ethanol & Biofuels 2018 :    From 6th November to 8th November 2018 at Brussels. Map
 2nd Project East Africa Summit :    From 6th November to 7th November 2018 at Kampala. Map
 Intermodal Europe :    From 6th November to 8th November 2018 at Rotterdam. Map
 The Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference :    From 6th November to 6th November 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 Offshore Vessel Connect Global :    From 6th November to 7th November 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 Downstream Tatarstan :    From 7th November to 8th November 2018 at Kazan. Map
 21st Ballast Water Management Conference :    From 7th November to 8th November 2018 at Rotterdam. Map
 European Autumn Gas Conference :    From 7th November to 9th November 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Condensate & Naphtha Forum :    From 8th November to 9th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 GST North America 2018 :    From 12th November to 14th November 2018 at New York City. Map
 Shipping2030 North America 2018 :    From 12th November to 14th November 2018 at New York City. Map
 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference :    From 12th November to 15th November 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 2nd Cyber Security for Maritime Summit 2018 :    From 12th November to 15th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 4th Oil & Gas East Africa 2018 International Trade Exhibition :    From 13th November to 15th November 2018 at Dar-es-salaam. Map
 CLEAN GULF Conference & Exhibition :    From 13th November to 15th November 2018 at New Orleans. Map
 Floating Regas & Storage 2018 :    From 13th November to 14th November 2018 at London. Map
 Polish LNG Conference 2018 :    From 14th November to 15th November 2018 at Warsaw. Map
 4th International Downstream-Tech Vietnam :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hanoi. Map
 Sustainable Ocean Summit 2018 :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hong Kong. Map
 The Americas Gas Summit :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Panama City. Map
 Powering Latin America and The Caribbean :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Panama City. Map
 The Motorship Propulsion & Future Fuels Conference :    From 14th November to 16th November 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 Argentina Shale Production 2018 Exhibition and Conference :    From 14th November to 15th November 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 Myanmar LPGtrade Summit :    From 15th November to 16th November 2018 at Yangon. Map
 Op-Ex Russia & CIS – 5th Operational Excellence in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition :    From 15th November to 16th November 2018 at Sochi. Map
 Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC 2018) :    From 20th November to 21st November 2018 at Hong Kong. Map
 Ghana Oil & Gas Summit :    From 21st November to 22nd November 2018 at Accra. Map
 Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Bergen :    From 22nd November to 22nd November 2018 at Bergen . Map
 2nd Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Conference & Exhibition :    From 26th November to 27th November 2018 at Luanda. Map
 PRC Russia and CIS Congress :    From 26th November to 27th November 2018 at Moscow. Map
 IOPEX 2018 (India Operational Excellence Conference) :    From 26th November to 26th November 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 OSEA 2018 :    From 27th November to 29th November 2018 at Singapore. Map
 19th CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening :    From 27th November to 30th November 2018 at Lisbon. Map
 Shipping2030 Middle East :    From 27th November to 28th November 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Ceylon Bitumen Conference (CEYBIT 2018) :    From 27th November to 29th November 2018 at Colombo. Map
 The Inaugural Ceylon International Petroleum and Gas Conference :    From 27th November to 28th November 2018 at Colombo. Map
 The 14th ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference :    From 28th November to 30th November 2018 at Jersey City. Map
 Permian Midstream Takeaway Capacity & Infrastructure Congress 2018 :    From 28th November to 29th November 2018 at Houston. Map
 10th Asia Pacific Congress Oil and Gas :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 Exploration & Production Offshore Congress Hub 2018 :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Thessaloniki. Map
 2nd International Oil and Gas Conference :    From 3rd December to 5th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 8th Practical Nigerian Content Forum :    From 3rd December to 6th December 2018 at Yenagoa. Map
 BBTC MENA 2018 – Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Manama. Map
 CWC Digital Oil & Gas Partnership Summit :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at London. Map
 Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages Excellence 2018 :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Perth. Map
 SPE Symposium: Decommissioning and Abandonment :    From 3rd December to 4th December 2018 at Kuala Lumpur. Map
 9th Dredging And Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2018 :    From 4th December to 7th December 2018 at Singapore. Map
 2nd Cuba Energy Oil and Gas Conference :    From 4th December to 7th December 2018 at Havana. Map
 Ethanol Latin America 2018 :    From 4th December to 6th December 2018 at Mexico City. Map
 Future Downstream :    From 4th December to 4th December 2018 at London. Map
 17th Offshore Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition 2018 :    From 4th December to 5th December 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 Downstream Caspian And Central Asia Conference :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Astana. Map
 13th Arctic Shipping Summit :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 ME-CAT 2018 – Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference :    From 5th December to 6th December 2018 at Manama. Map
 8th Iraq Oil & Gas - Basra Show :    From 5th December to 7th December 2018 at Basra. Map
 INMEX China 2018 :    From 5th December to 7th December 2018 at Guangzhou. Map
 International Conference on Oil & Gas :    From 6th December to 7th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 The 2nd Energy Digitalisation Summit, Middle East :    From 11th December to 12th December 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Future Energy Asia :    From 12th December to 14th December 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 6th Frankfurt Gas Forum 2018 :    From 12th December to 13th December 2018 at  Frankfurt. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 LNG Contracts Across the Value Chain - LNGVC :   From 18th October to 19th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Decision Making in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  London. Map
 International Gas Business :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  London. Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 22nd October to 26th October 2018  at  Calgary. Map
 Oil and Chemical Tanker Safety General Awareness :   From 22nd October to 23rd October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Petroleum Geology of the South and Central Atlantic :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas (Singapore) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Fire and Explosion Risk on Oil and Gas Facilities: Fundamentals, Assessment and Incident Investigation :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Petroleum Fluids and Source Rocks in E&P (Malaysia) :   From 22nd October to 24th October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Certificate in FPSOs :   From 23rd October to 15th January 2019  at  Online learning. Map
 Practical Approaches To Managing 2020 Bunker Fuels :   From 25th October to 26th October 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Managing Offshore Field Development & Marine Asset :   From 28th October to 1st November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 ICPNGE 2018 : 20th International Conference on Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering :   From 29th October to 30th October 2018  at  Barcelona. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Masterclass 2018 :   From 29th October to 1st November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Pipeline Integrity Assessment :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Corrosion & Materials Management: Downhole and Subsea :   From 29th October to 1st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 29th October to 2nd November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Decommissioning and Abandonment (Perth) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Malaysia) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety (Perth) :   From 29th October to 31st October 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Developing Project Strategy in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 5th November to 9th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Decommissioning and Abandonment (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 5th November to 7th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Geophysical data management for non-geophysicist (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 5th November to 7th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program :   From 5th November to 8th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Cost Planning, Control & Optimization in a Major Oil & Gas Company :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil & Gas Contracts :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Maritime Security Management & Control As Per ISPS Code :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Cargo Operations and Re-liquefaction :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of Exploration & Production :   From 11th November to 15th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 12th November to 16th November 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Mini MBA for Learning & Development Professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 12th November to 16th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Oil & Gas Agreements :   From 12th November to 15th November 2018  at  London. Map
 Understanding Joint Ventures from a non-operator Perspective :   From 12th November to 14th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Gas Turbine Operations Management :   From 12th November to 14th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Behavior-Based Safety Application :   From 12th November to 13th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 14th November to 16th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 LNG Contracts Across the Value Chain - LNGVC :   From 15th November to 16th November 2018  at  London. Map
 FLNG Design and Technology :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of LNG :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Contract Management in Offshore & Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Systemic Approaches to Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Investigation :   From 18th November to 20th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Dubai) :   From 18th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Management :   From 19th November to 22nd November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 19th November to 23rd November 2018  at  London. Map
 Gas Explosion Hazards, Fire Detection and Protection Systems Design for Oil & Gas :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Loading Master Certificate (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Direct Fired Heaters: Their Design & Operation (Dubai) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Oil and Gas Agreements: Effective Legal Negotiation and Dispute Resolution :   From 19th November to 21st November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 SIPROD for Offshore Platforms :   From 25th November to 29th November 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Excellence In Plants’ Process Safety & Risk Management :   From 26th November to 28th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 API 560 – Fired Heaters for General Refinery Services :   From 26th November to 29th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME B31.3 Training - Process Piping Code Design Requirements :   From 26th November to 30th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump (Bangkok) :   From 26th November to 28th November 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in: International Oil, Gas and Energy Law, by distance learning :   From 27th November to 27th November 2019  at  By Distance Learning. Map
 Mastering Oil Trading Concepts - OTO2 :   From 28th November to 30th November 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Asset Management and improving asset lifespan for oil & gas Training Course (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 28th November to 30th November 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Oil and Gas Marine Terminals :   From 2nd December to 6th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 3 day Masterclass Global LNG :   From 2nd December to 4th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Mastering Oil Trading Concepts - OTO2 :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil Trading Orientation - OTO :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  London. Map
 ASME Section I - Power Boilers :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Asset Management and improving asset lifespan for oil & gas Training Course :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Managing Well Integrity through Design, Verification and Repairs (Doha) :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Doha. Map
 Deepwater Drilling Well Design, Engineering & Operations :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 API 653 Tank Inspection Code :   From 3rd December to 5th December 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Fundamentals of Oil and Gas E&P :   From 3rd December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advance Negotiations for Gas / LNG Contract :   From 5th December to 7th December 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Storage Tank Design, Construction & Maintenance :   From 9th December to 13th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Leadership & Strategic Thinking in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industry :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Modern Practices in Oil & Gas Contracts, Licensing, Production Rights, Legislation and Agreements :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  London. Map
 Oil & Gas Accounting & Performance Measurement :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  London. Map
 Effective Leader in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Industries :   From 10th December to 14th December 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 The 10-Day MBA for Oil and Gas Professionals :   From 10th December to 21st December 2018  at  London. Map
 Corrosion Control in Gas, Oil & Water :   From 16th December to 20th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil Refinery & Petrochemical Industry Wastewater Treatment :   From 16th December to 20th December 2018  at  Dubai. Map
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