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1. News on Oil Prices
 20 April 2018 : NYMEX May gas declines to $2.686/MMBtu despite large storage pull  {platts.com}
The NYMEX May natural gas contract dropped in morning trading Thursday despite the release of a larger-than-expected pull from national storage stocks . . .
 20 April 2018 : Crude oil futures remain stable ahead of OPEC meeting  {platts.com}
Crude oil futures were stable in mid-morning trade in Asia Friday ahead of OPEC Joint Monitoring Committee Meeting in Jeddah later Friday . . .
 20 April 2018 : Petrol price likely to increase by 41c in May, says AA  {southcoastherald.co.za}
According to the Automobile Association, the increase comes as tensions escalated in Syria, causing petroleum prices to increase . . .
 20 April 2018 : Ada, Canyon gas prices at $3.14 per gallon average...  {idahopress.com}
Idaho gas prices have eclipsed $3 per gallon as the state average sits 18 percent higher than it was a month ago, at $3.03 per gallon . . .
 20 April 2018 : Midland’s average gas price rises less than state average  {mrt.com}
There was a silver lining in this week’s AAA Texas report of the average price of gas in the state’s larger metropolitan cities . . .
 20 April 2018 : Oman crude oil price breaches $70 mark  {timesofoman.com}
According to the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, the price of oil for Oman's June 2018 delivery rose to $70.83 per barrel compared to $68.89 the day before . . .
 20 April 2018 : US oil closes 0.3% lower, falls from more than 3-year high  {cnbc.com}
Oil prices traded lower on Thursday as a rising dollar and climbing interest rates knocked off the commodity from its highest levels in more than three years . . .
 19 April 2018 : Gas prices up $1.48, diesel up $1.84  {jamaicaobserver.com}
87- and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $124.89 and $127.73 per litre, respectively, up by $1.48 each . . .
 19 April 2018 : Oil breaks above $72 as supply concerns build  {Economic Times}
Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday, lifted by a reported decline in U.S. crude inventories and the risk of supply . . .
 19 April 2018 : Michigan average gas prices rise 9 cents  {crainsdetroit.com}
Gasoline prices statewide have risen by about 9 cents per gallon in the past week, the fourth largest change in the nation, AAA Michigan . . .
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2. Rig News
 20 April 2018 : Fewer than 100 rigs now at work  {jwnenergy.com}
The active rig count declined to fewer than 100 this week, with 95 drilling rigs at work across Western Canada on Thursday afternoon . . .
 20 April 2018 : Rowan Companies awarded contracts for drillship...  {splash247.com}
Houston-headquarterd offshore driller Rowan Companies has reported new contracts for a drillship and two jackup rigs in its latest fleet status report . . .
 20 April 2018 : Keppel plagued by offshore sector despite oil price recovery  {asia.nikkei.com}
The Singaporean state-linked conglomerate on Thursday said its net profit for the January-March quarter rose 34% from a year ago to 337 million . . .
 19 April 2018 : Transocean secures new contracts  {splash247.com}
Offshore driller Transocean has secured a series of new contracts for the employment of its drilling rigs according to the . . .
 19 April 2018 : Evercore issues offshore rig market update   {offshore-mag.com}
Evercore ISI has issued its Offshore Rig Market Snapshot for April 2018. While the findings indicate a slight dip in the offshore drilling . . .
 19 April 2018 : Daseke announces acquisition of 430-truck Canadian oil rig...   {ccjdigital.com}
Daseke (No. 37 on the CCJ Top 250) has announced it is acquiring oil rig moving company Aveda Transportation and Energy Services . . .
 17 April 2018 : Cromarty port landmark as 700th rig in for repairs   {pressandjournal.co.uk}
The huge 35,500-tonne West Phoenix semi-submersible is expected to spend around two months in the east . . .
 17 April 2018 : Eagle Ford & Cana Woodford shale plays witness...  {nasdaq.com}
In its weekly release, Baker Hughes BHGE , a GE company, reported an increase in total rig count in the United States . . .
 17 April 2018 : Highland port welcomes its 700th oil rig   {thenational.scot}
Port of Cromarty Firth has welcomed its 700th rig since its first such visit more than 40 years ago . . .
 16 April 2018 : Texas and Gulf of Mexico lead rig count jump  {energyvoice.com}
The active number of drilling rigs continues to grow thanks to increasing activity in Texas and the Gulf of Mexico . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 20 April 2018 : Eni announces the approval of the development plan...  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Eni announces the approval of the Plan of Development for the Merakes field located in the East Sepinggan PSC in the Makassar Strait . . .
 20 April 2018 : Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas upbeat as Guyana seismic...  {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd has updated investors as work continues on recently acquired data from a 3D seismic exploration programme . . .
 20 April 2018 : RIL-BP sanction satellite gas field development in KG D6  {livemint.com}
Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc on Thursday announced sanctioning of a second project to develop satellite gas fields in the KG D6 block . . .
 20 April 2018 : Frontera confirms more oil, gas for Georgia’s Block 12  {ogj.com}
Frontera Resources Corp. has confirmed the presence of 78.8 m of combined pay interval in three target zones with the Dino-2 well . . .
 19 April 2018 : South China Sea claimants vexed over Manila-Beijing...  {asia.nikkei.com}
Malaysia and Vietnam have expressed concerns over plans by China and the Philippines to jointly explore oil and gas in the . . .
 19 April 2018 : Northern Territory decision to allow onshore gas exploration...   {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Santos welcomes the Northern Territory Government’s decision to implement the prerequisite conditions for recommencement . . .
 19 April 2018 : Irish oil company applies for exploration license off south west...   {independent.ie}
Irish oil and exploration company Providence Resources has announced that it has applied to the Minister of Communications . . .
 19 April 2018 : ConocoPhillips strikes oil in six exploration wells   {alaskajournal.com}
Last fall ConocoPhillips announced it would be drilling five greenfield wells over the winter, which would make 2017-18 the . . .
 19 April 2018 : Eni to focus on Offshore Natural Gas Resources in Algeria  {nasdaq.com}
For this, Eni will increase the scope of its business with Sonatrach, which focuses on exploring oil and gas resources . . .
 18 April 2018 : Painted Pony announces discovery well test results...   {boereport.com}
ainted Pony Energy Ltd. is pleased to announce significant discovery test results for the first Montney horizontal well drilled . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 20 April 2018 : Goldman sees strong oil demand through 2018  {Reuters}
Goldman Sachs said it expects global oil demand growth to remain strong this year and contribute to further declines in oil inventories . . .
 19 April 2018 : Process oil demand to grow fastest in Africa/Mideast region  {rubbernews.com}
Global process oil demand will grow 1.4 percent per year to 7.2 million metric tons in 2021, according to a new report by . . .
 17 April 2018 : Ascertaining Nigeria’s petrol consumption  {thisdaylive.com}
A recent revelation by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that it spends outrageous amount . . .
 12 April 2018 : Argentina CNG use expected to cut into gasoline, diesel consumption   {platts.com}
Compressed natural gas is becoming trendy again in Argentina, as rising gasoline prices make it more economical, a shift . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 20 April 2018 : China shale gas output to nearly double over 3 years...  {steelguru.com}
Reuters reported that China's shale gas production will likely reach 17 billion cubic metres in 2020, nearly double the 2017 level . . .
 20 April 2018 : Energean to boost East Mediterranean oil, gas output  {epmag.com}
Freshly London-listed Energean Oil & Gas is boosting its Greek output and expects first gas from its Israeli fields in first-quarter 2021 . . .
 20 April 2018 : Shale oil has a refining problem, and Morgan Stanley thinks...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Surging U.S. oil supplies may soon struggle to find a buyer, and Morgan Stanley believes that could create winners in the stock and commodity markets . . .
 19 April 2018 : Dutch become net importer of gas as Groningen production...  {Reuters}
Large production cuts at its vast Groningen gas field turned the Netherlands into a net importer of gas last year for the first time . . .
 19 April 2018 : Qatar Petroleum to drive Qatar gas production in 2021   {offshore-technology.com}
Qatar Petroleum will drive Qatar’s gas production with 62.1% share of all the production in 2021. Exxon Mobil Corporation . . .
 19 April 2018 : Norway's oil and gas production declines   {upi.com}
Technical problems were to blame for a drop in average daily oil production from Norway, one of Europe's main suppliers, the . . .
 19 April 2018 : Australia's Santos cuts 2018 production forecast slightly, first...  {Reuters}
Santos, the target of a $10.4 billion takeover offer by U.S. based investor Harbour Energy, said production for the quarter . . .
 19 April 2018 : PetroChina to boost output at key gas field in Xinjiang -Xinhua   {Economic Times}
PetroChina , Asia's largest oil and gas producer, plans to add 12 production wells this year at the Kelasu gas field in . . .
 19 April 2018 : Gas and oil production falls   {argusobserver.com}
Indeed, gas and oil production in Idaho dropped sharply over the past year, members of the state board regulating the industry . . .
 19 April 2018 : Real Energy closer to commercial gas production...  {smallcaps.com.au}
Real Energy is another step closer to commercial gas production after it reported its Tamarama-2 well had been drilled to . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 20 April 2018 : Gas pipeline between Azerbaijan and Turkey will be operational...  {devdiscourse.com}
The Transanatolia Natural Gas Conduction, which will link the Azeri deposits of the Caspian Sea with Turkey, will enter into operation on June 30 . . .
 20 April 2018 : Russia’s Lukoil starts up Uzbekistan gas plant for exports to China  {epmag.com}
Russia’s No. 2 oil producer Lukoil has started operations at a $3.4 billion gas processing plant at its Kandym gasfield in Uzbekistan . . .
 19 April 2018 : Russia to explore influence of LNG exports on pipeline gas...  {tass.com}
The energy ministry will analyze the influence of export deliveries of Russia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) on pipeline gas . . .
 19 April 2018 : Iran’s gas export to northwestern neighbors surpasses 10 bcm   {en.trend.az}
Iran has exported 11 billion cubic meters of gas to its north western neighbors, including Turkey during the last fiscal year . . .
 19 April 2018 : Saudi Arabia crude exports rise to 7.251mln bpd in Feb   {zawya.com}
Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports in Feb rose to 7.251 million barrels per day from 7.170 million bpd in Jan . . .
 19 April 2018 : Azerbaijan's Q1 oil exports via Turkey pipeline fall...   {Reuters}
Azeri oil exports through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline via Georgia and Turkey fell by 5.3 percent to 8.258 million tonnes . . .
 19 April 2018 : DNO receives over $56 million from Kurdistan for January...   {kurdistan24.net}
Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO announced on Wednesday that it had received over $50 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) . . .
 19 April 2018 : China's crude oil imports up 0.6 percent  {kuna.net.kw}
China's crude oil imports in March rose 0.6 percent from a year earlier to 39.17 million tons, or 9.27 million barrels a day (bpd) . . .
 19 April 2018 : Oman plans to issue undersea gas pipeline tender in May   {zawya.com}
Oman is planning to invite bids to build an undersea natural gas pipeline between Sohar and Iran next month, the Sultanate’s oil . . .
 19 April 2018 : TANAP to start delivering gas in June   {hurriyetdailynews.com}
The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will start to operate at the end of June, General Manager Saltuk Düzyol said . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 19 April 2018 : Chevron employees arrested as Venezuela clampdown escalates   {energyvoice.com}
Two employees of Chevron Corp., one of the few majors still helping Venezuela’s collapsing oil industry, were . . .
 18 April 2018 : Kuwait Petroleum Corp set to spend $113bln in 5 years   {zawya.com}
Kuwait plans to invest a whopping KD34 billion ($113 billion) over the next five years mainly to boost oil exploration . . .
 18 April 2018 : Australia's Woodside first quarter revenue rises 30 percent   {Reuters}
The country’s largest independent oil and gas producer said revenue rose to $1.17 billion for the quarter ended March 31 . . .
 17 April 2018 : Essar Oil UK to see rise in margins following refinery...  {Economic Times}
Essar Oil (UK), which owns and operates Britain's Stanlow Refinery, will touch double-digit margins this fiscal after it completed a . . .
 16 April 2018 : Ecuadorians set to press appeal against oil giant Chevron...   {business.financialpost.com}
Ecuadorian villagers are set this week to try again to hold Chevron Canada legally liable for a huge award against the oil company’s . . .
 16 April 2018 : Enterprise Products Partners acquires land for expansion of...  {splash247.com}
Houston, Texas-based midstream oil company Enterprise Products Partners (EPP) has announced an expansion of its . . .
 12 April 2018 : HPCL, BPCL, IOC fall up to 8% after Brent crude oil hits...   {moneycontrol.com}
Share prices of oil retailers slipped up to 8 percent but exploration companies gained up to 1.6 percent after Brent crude hit . . .
 10 April 2018 : Kuwait oil companies sign MoU to prevent smuggling of...   {zawya.com}
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Customs General Department and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) signed a . . .
 9 April 2018 : Santos buyout preps jumbo debt   {Reuters}
JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are underwriting a US$7.75bn senior debt financing backing the leveraged buyout of . . .
 9 April 2018 : UAE's Kanoo Group open to unit IPO and divestment of assets   {thenational.ae}
The Kanoo Group, one of the UAE’s largest family conglomerates, may sell shares in some of its units in the future, its chairman said . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 20 April 2018 : Gazprom and Saudi Aramco boost gas cooperation  {oilprice.com}
Russia’s state-controlled gas giant Gazprom and Saudi Aramco have agreed to boost their cooperation in the gas sector . . .
 20 April 2018 : Exxon, Iraq at odds on major oil contract  {oilprice.com}
An important oil industry contract between Exxon and Iraq could fall through, throwing a wrench in the works of Iraq’s oil industry expansion . . .
 16 April 2018 : Govt tweaks production sharing contracts mid-way...  {deccanchronicle.com}
In a severe jolt to ambitious plans of reducing crude oil imports by 10 per cent by 2022 by enhancing indigenous production of petroleum products . . .
 13 April 2018 : India, Saudi Aramco to partner on USD 44 billion refinery...  {businessworld.in}
Saudi Aramco on Wednesday signed an initial deal with a consortium of Indian refiners to build a $44 billion refinery and petrochemical project . . .
 11 April 2018 : Exxon, Qatar in talks for potential U.S. shale gas deal: report   {Reuters}
Exxon Mobil Corp is in talks with Qatar over a possible deal that could see the country investing in the company’s U.S. shale gas resources . . .
 10 April 2018 : L&T IT arm to digitise Exxon's exploration content   {business-standard.com}
Larson & Toubro (L&T) IT services arm on Monday said it has bagged a multi-million dollar digitisation deal from Exxon . . .
 9 April 2018 : Tubular solutions firm Vallourec wins contracts from...   {offshore-technology.com}
Tubing solutions provider Vallourec has secured contracts for the supply of products and services to the Brazilian national . . .
 9 April 2018 : Iran blames Iraq for delay in Kirkuk crude oil swap   {xinhuanet.com}
Iran's Petroleum Ministry said on Sunday that a delay in the implementation of an oil swap deal with Iraq is related to . . .
 8 April 2018 : Aramco eyes petrochem deal with British firm  {financialtribune.com}
Saudi Arabia’s state oil company will sign an agreement this weekend with a British oilfield services firm to explore building . . .
 7 April 2018 : Vallourec inks Petrobras deal  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Vallourec has signed new contracts for the supply of products and services to the Brazilian national oil company Petrobras . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 20 April 2018 : Total buys 74% stake in Direct Energie in €1.4bn deal  {energylivenews.com}
Total’s 1.5 million client portfolio will be combined with Direct Energie’s 2.6 million clients and help towards establishing its position . . .
 20 April 2018 : Romania's Romgaz seeks to withdraw from two blocks in Slovakia...  {seenews.com}
Romanian natural gas producer Romgaz said on Thursday it will seek its shareholders' approval to withdraw from two blocks in Slovakia . . .
 20 April 2018 : Greece opens tender for sale of majority stake in...  {seenews.com}
Greece has launched a tender process for the sale of a stake of no less than 50.1% in Hellenic Petroleum, a leading energy group in Southeast Europe . . .
 20 April 2018 : Brazil Petrobras mulls sale of stake in four refineries  {icis.com}
Brazil’s Petrobras is mulling the sale of a majority stake in four of its 13 oil refineries, the state-led energy giant said on Thursday . . .
 19 April 2018 : Interpose Holdings acquires interest in Zimbabwe gas-condensate...   {ogj.com}
Interpose Holdings Ltd. (formerly Sunbird Energy Ltd.), Perth, has agreed to acquire 80% interest and operatorship . . .
 18 April 2018 : Ward Energy Partners sells D-J basin assets  {oilandgasinvestor.com}
Ward Energy Partners LLC said April 17 it sold Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin assets located in Adams and Weld counties, Colo., prospective . . .
 16 April 2018 : PKR wants details of Sarawak’s buy in Shell stake   {freemalaysiatoday.com}
Sarawak PKR has expressed its support for the state government’s acquisition of Shell’s 15% equity stake in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn Bhd . . .
 15 April 2018 : Mercuria agrees to take stake in ChemChina's oil refining system...  {Reuters}
Global energy trader Mercuria Group has agreed to take an interest in the oil refining system of China’s ChemChina . . .
 14 April 2018 : DNO further increases stake in Faroe Petroleum to 28.7%  {energyvoice.com}
The Oslo firm said in a stock market announcement that it now holds a 28.7% share in the UK and Norway-focussed oil explorer . . .
 14 April 2018 : Shell sells 8.5% stake in Mahanagar Gas  {Economic Times}
A unit of Royal Dutch Shell has sold 8.5 per cent stake in Mahanagar Gas Ltd, the firm which retails CNG to automobiles . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 20 April 2018 : Indonesia says Panama-flagged ship caused major oil spill  {borneobulletin.com.bn}
Indonesia yesterday blamed a Panama-flagged ship for causing a major oil spill off Borneo island that killed five and sparked its worst environmental disaster in years . . .
 20 April 2018 : Slick solution for oil spills set to clean up  {chemeurope.com}
Polluted beaches, oily water, dead birds and marine life destruction caused by crude oil spills could be a thing of the past with pioneering new research . . .
 19 April 2018 : Eight years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, conservation along...  {globenewswire.com}
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today marks eight years of funding recovery efforts across the Gulf of Mexico . . .
 18 April 2018 : Colorado governments launch legal fight against Suncor and...  {denverpost.com}
Colorado communities on Tuesday launched a legal attack on the oil industry, demanding that Suncor Energy and ExxonMobil . . .
 18 April 2018 : EU action reduces pollution from shipping, report shows  {neweurope.eu}
Air pollution from sulphur oxides (SOx) emitted from ships has substantially dropped over in recent years, the European Commission . . .
 18 April 2018 : Pipeline spills 290,000 litres of crude oil emulsion in...  {desmog.ca}
A pipeline owned by Paramount Resources Ltd. released an estimated 100,000 litres of crude oil and 190,000 litres of produced . . .
 17 April 2018 : Colorado air pollution group to meet in Rifle   {aspenpublicradio.org}
In 2016, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission adopted stricter rules for controlling greenhouse gas and ozone emissions . . .
 14 April 2018 : Senators want temporary halt of oil flow through pipelines  {usnews.com}
Michigan's two senators called Friday for temporarily shutting down twin oil pipelines in a sensitive Great Lakes waterway that may have been damaged . . .
 14 April 2018 : Oil spill responders turn to autonomous systems  {osjonline.com}
As in many other sectors of the marine and offshore industry, autonomous systems are set to play a growing role in oil spill response operations . . .
 13 April 2018 : Diesel oil spill small part of lower Mississippi River  {platts.com}
A diesel oil spill near New Orleans closed traffic to a small section of the lower Mississippi River Thursday, according to the US Coast Guard . . .
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11. OPEC News
 20 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price up  {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $69.39 a barrel on April 18, compared with $68.36 the previous day . . .
 19 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price decrease   {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $68.36 a barrel on April 17, which is less by 0.05 percent compared . . .
 16 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price up   {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $69.29 a barrel on Apr.13, compared with $68.73 the previous . . .
 16 April 2018 : OPEC to review oil output cut deal, consider extension...  {platts.com}
OPEC's next planned meeting in June will be a chance to review its oil production cut agreement . . .
 14 April 2018 : OPEC crude basket stable over $68  {laht.com}
The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries increased to $68.73 . . .
 14 April 2018 : OPEC says China’s oil futures contract promising but...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
OPEC said a new Chinese oil futures contracts hold promise, but still has a long way to go before being accepted as a regional benchmark . . .
 13 April 2018 : OPEC oil output falls in March as U.S. shale production grows  {marketwatch.com}
OPEC said Thursday its crude oil output fell last month amid compliance with the oil cartel’s agreement to cut production . . .
 13 April 2018 : OPEC sees higher 2018 oil supply from rivals, stronger oil demand  {moneycontrol.com}
OPEC on Thursday revised its forecast for supply growth from its rivals for 2018 by nearly three times more than its revised projection of growth . . .
 12 April 2018 : OPEC daily basket price up   {en.trend.az}
The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $68.29 a barrel on April 11, which is $1.34 more than on April 10, according . . .
 11 April 2018 : OPEC crude basket rises over $65   {laht.com}
The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries increased . . .
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12. General Oil News
 20 April 2018 : China sets its sights on first South American refinery  {oilprice.com}
China could be on the brink entering the refining industry in the Americas if it inks a deal with Brazil’s Petrobras that will see it invest in the Comperj refinery . . .
 20 April 2018 : The great Russian oil game in Iraqi Kurdistan  {Reuters}
Last October, at the height of a political crisis in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, a letter arrived at the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad . . .
 19 April 2018 : Iraqi Basrah crude oil premiums push past record highs...   {platts.com}
Iraq's Basrah Light and Basrah Heavy crude oil grades pushed past record high premiums from earlier this week . . .
 19 April 2018 : Zinke decides not to reduce royalty rates for future...   {ogj.com}
The US Department of the Interior will not lower royalty rates for future offshore oil and gas sales at this time due to . . .
 18 April 2018 : Tugs tackle fatal fire on oil exploration ship   {osjonline.com}
At least four tugs were tackling a severe fire that engulfed an oil exploration ship off Indonesia that left at least one crew . . .
 18 April 2018 : Tokyo Gas begins construction of second Hitachi LNG tank   {lngworldshipping.com}
Tokyo Gas has commenced construction of the second 230,000 m3 storage tank of the full containment type at its Hitachi terminal in . . .
 17 April 2018 : Saudi Aramco to hold equal stake in Ratnagiri...  {bloombergquint.com}
Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, will hold an equal stake in the planned $44-billion refinery-cum-petrochemical . . .
 17 April 2018 : Croatia to unveil results of LNG tender in late May   {euractiv.com}
Croatia will reveal on 28 May the results of a tender to use the capacity of a planned liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal . . .
 17 April 2018 : Five firms shortlisted to buy stake in Zambia’s oil refinery   {oilreviewafrica.com}
Zambia has shortlisted five companies out of seven international bidders to buy a stake in Indeni Petroleum Refinery . . .
 17 April 2018 : Kerui Petroleum to build Petrobras pre-salt gas processing plant  {epmag.com}
Shandong Kerui Petroleum Equipment Ltd. has successfully signed with Petrobras for a natural gas processing plant . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 20 April 2018 : EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Element  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer pathway petition from ICM Inc. and The Andersons Inc. for Element LLC in Colwich, Kansas . . .
 20 April 2018 : Indonesia to boost biodiesel exports, Malaysia expects...  {thestar.com.my}
Indonesian biodiesel makers are gearing up to boost exports after the European Union removed anti-dumping duties on shipments . . .
 19 April 2018 : US EIA says ethanol output, stocks fall on week   {platts.com}
US ethanol production averaged 1.009 million b/d in the week ended April 13, down 25,000 b/d from the prior week . . .
 17 April 2018 : UK biofuel mandate enters force, sparks bullish...   {platts.com}
The UK's new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) came into effect Sunday and will act as a bullish factor . . .
 17 April 2018 : New UK biofuel targets take effect April 15   {biomassmagazine.com}
In the U.K., the new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation came into force on April 15, requiring fuel companies . . .
 17 April 2018 : NUS engineers pioneer new technique for biofuel production   {biomassmagazine.com}
A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore recently discovered that a naturally occurring bacterium . . .
 16 April 2018 : Argentina exports biodiesel to Canada after...   {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Argentine biodiesel producer Ecofuel exported 29,000 tonnes of biodiesel to Canada in March and plans to make a new . . .
 16 April 2018 : US exports record amount of ethanol in Feb   {renewablesnow.com}
The US exported 218.7 million gallons (827.9 million litres) of ethanol in February, a monthly record, the US Grains Council (USGC) . . .
 16 April 2018 : Nibulon cooperating with European producer of bioethanol  {blackseagrain.net}
In Europe, Ukrainian rapeseed, corn, soybean and wheat is used at E.U. processing plants for the production of biofuel . . .
 14 April 2018 : Chevron and Exxon request exemptions from biofuels policy  {proactiveinvestors.com}
Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp have requested exemptions from a national biofuels policy that is normally granted to small refineries . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference :    From 22nd April to 24th April 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 8th Dredging & Land Reclamation World Summit 2018 :    From 23rd April to 26th April 2018 at London. Map
 Green Maritime Forum :    From 23rd April to 24th April 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) :    From 24th April to 26th April 2018 at Singapore. Map
 The 4th Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit and Showcase (LIOG-2018) :    From 24th April to 25th April 2018 at Beirut. Map
 Capital Link Singapore Maritime Forum :    From 24th April to 24th April 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Digital Ship The Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg :    From 24th April to 24th April 2018 at Hamburg. Map
 Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain (GLV 2018) :    From 24th April to 24th April 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition :    From 25th April to 26th April 2018 at Maputo. Map
 The 4th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition :    From 25th April to 26th April 2018 at Beijing. Map
 Argus Asian Solid Fuels 2018 :    From 25th April to 26th April 2018 at Mumbai. Map
 2nd International Conference on Petrochemistry :    From 25th April to 27th April 2018 at Rome. Map
 3rd International LNG Summit :    From 25th April to 26th April 2018 at Hamburg. Map
  2nd Iran Petrochemical Value Chain Summit “Investment & Development” :    From 26th April to 27th April 2018 at Paris. Map
 SOGAT 2018 :    From 29th April to 1st May 2018 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 6th Erbil International Oil & Gas Exhibition :    From 1st May to 5th May 2018 at Erbil. Map
 3rd Oil & Gas International Licensing Summit 2018 :    From 1st May to 3rd May 2018 at London. Map
 SHIPTEK 2018 :    From 1st May to 2nd May 2018 at Dubai. Map
 Argus Canadian Crude Summit :    From 1st May to 2nd May 2018 at Calgary. Map
 8th SCADA World Summit 2018 :    From 7th May to 10th May 2018 at London. Map
 Petrochemical and Refining Congress Europe 2018 (PRC Europe 2018) :    From 7th May to 8th May 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Mediterranean Upstream & Midstream Summit :    From 7th May to 8th May 2018 at Athens. Map
 Asset Integrity and Maintenance Summit :    From 9th May to 10th May 2018 at Mumbai. Map
 Argus West Africa LPG Conference :    From 9th May to 10th May 2018 at Accra. Map
 Africa Oil & Power Investor Forum :    From 10th May to 10th May 2018 at London. Map
 EUBCE 2018 – 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition :    From 14th May to 18th May 2018 at Copenhagen. Map
 9th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power :    From 14th May to 17th May 2018 at Tokyo. Map
 Flame 2018 :    From 14th May to 17th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 FLNG Global 2018 :    From 14th May to 15th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 UNITI expo 2018 :    From 15th May to 17th May 2018 at Stuttgart. Map
 Global Oil & Gas Uzbekistan 2018 Exhibition and Conference :    From 16th May to 18th May 2018 at Tashkent. Map
 GreenPort Congress America :    From 16th May to 18th May 2018 at Baltimore. Map
 European Environmental Ports Conference 2018 :    From 16th May to 17th May 2018 at Antwerp. Map
 Oil and gas Digital Technology Summit India :    From 17th May to 18th May 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 Offshore Upstream Development in Russia and CIS 2018 :    From 18th May to 18th May 2018 at Moscow. Map
 4th LNG Fuels Summit :    From 22nd May to 24th May 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 3rd Annual Blockchain, IoT & Machine Learning in Oil & Gas Europe Conference :    From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at London. Map
 IDTC 2018 - International Downstream Technology & Strategy Conference, part of IDW 2018 :    From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at Prague. Map
 CIS Base Oils and Lubricants Conference :    From 22nd May to 24th May 2018 at Moscow. Map
 The Africa E&P Summit :    From 23rd May to 24th May 2018 at London. Map
 BBTC 2018 - International Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference, part of IDW 2018 :    From 24th May to 25th May 2018 at Prague. Map
 China Sourcing Summit On Petroleum & Chemical Equipment (CSSOPE 2018) :    From 24th May to 25th May 2018 at Shanghai. Map
 25th International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference :    From 29th May to 1st June 2018 at Baku. Map
 7th Oil & Gas Kenya 2018 :    From 29th May to 31st May 2018 at Nairobi. Map
 Breakbulk Europe 2018 :    From 29th May to 31st May 2018 at Bremen. Map
 2018 AEGPL Congress :    From 31st May to 1st June 2018 at Monaco. Map
 Posidonia 2018 :    From 4th June to 8th June 2018 at Athens. Map
 Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources :    From 4th June to 6th June 2018 at Calgary. Map
 4th International LNG Congress :    From 4th June to 5th June 2018 at Berlin. Map
 7th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics :    From 5th June to 8th June 2018 at Bangkok. Map
 Oleofuels 2018 :    From 6th June to 7th June 2018 at Helsinki. Map
 IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Amsterdam. Map
 Corrosion Technology Forum 2018 :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Bangalore. Map
 LNG Conference 2018 :    From 7th June to 8th June 2018 at Helsinki. Map
 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Omaha. Map
 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Omaha. Map
 The 8th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts :    From 11th June to 13th June 2018 at Seattle. Map
 Future Oil & Gas :    From 12th June to 13th June 2018 at Aberdeen. Map
 Global Petroleum Show 2018 :    From 12th June to 14th June 2018 at Calgary. Map
 2nd Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Conference & Exhibition :    From 14th June to 16th June 2018 at Luanda. Map
 East Africa Oil & Gas Summit (EAOGS 2018) :    From 14th June to 15th June 2018 at Nairobi. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Asset Integrity Management and Risk-Based Inspection Masterclass 2018 :   From 23rd April to 26th April 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Corrosion & Materials Management: Downhole and Subsea :   From 23rd April to 26th April 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Gas Turbine Failure Analysis (Malaysia) :   From 23rd April to 25th April 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain (GLV 2018) :   From 24th April to 24th April 2018  at  Abu Dhabi. Map
 7th Base Oil and Lubes Middle East 2018 (BLM 2018) :   From 25th April to 26th April 2018  at  Abu dhabi. Map
 The 10-Day MBA for Oil and Gas Professionals :   From 30th April to 11th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 International Oil & Gas Business Management :   From 30th April to 4th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Corrosion and Concrete Protection :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Contract Management in Offshore & Marine, EPCIC and Shipyard :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Fundamentals of Exploration & Production :   From 6th May to 10th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 SPE Workshop: Slim Hole Drilling and Completion - The Way Forward :   From 7th May to 8th May 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur . Map
 Strategic Talent Management in the Oil and Gas Industry :   From 7th May to 11th May 2018  at  Houston . Map
 Shipbroking and Chartering :   From 7th May to 8th May 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 SPE Workshop: Shale Development Optimization-The Quest for Efficiency and Profitability :   From 8th May to 10th May 2018  at  San Antonio. Map
 Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair and Design Course :   From 9th May to 11th May 2018  at  London. Map
 SPE Workshop: Unconventionals in the Middle East: Potential, Challenges and Opportunities :   From 9th May to 10th May 2018  at  Manama. Map
 Advanced Bills of Lading :   From 10th May to 11th May 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil & Gas Project Finance :   From 12th May to 15th May 2018  at  New York. Map
 Effective Government Relations for the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 13th May to 17th May 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Root Cause Analysis :   From 14th May to 17th May 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 14th May to 18th May 2018  at  Bangkok . Map
 Gas Shipping Americas :   From 22nd May to 23rd May 2018  at  Houston. Map
 Oil and gas Mergers & Acquisition: Acquiring and divesting assets and companies :   From 22nd May to 24th May 2018  at  London. Map
 Basic Dry Dock Training Course :   From 5th June to 8th June 2018  at  London. Map
 LNG Contracts Across the Value Chain - LNGVC :   From 7th June to 8th June 2018  at  Oxford. Map
 Gas Turbine Failure Analysis :   From 11th June to 13th June 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties :   From 18th June to 22nd June 2018  at  Calgary. Map
 SPE Workshop: Well Integrity in Mature fields: Challenges and Perspectives :   From 19th June to 20th June 2018  at  Bucharest. Map
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