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1. News on Oil Prices
 3 July 2020 : Oil falls below $43 on virus fears, still heads for weekly gain  {Reuters}
Oil fell below $43 a barrel on Friday as a resurgence of coronavirus cases raised concern that fuel demand growth could stall, although . . .
 3 July 2020 : NLC, ULC, others reject fuel price hike, demand reversal  {vanguardngr.com}
Organized Labour yesterday rejected the new pump price of fuel announced by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, and . . .
 3 July 2020 : Petrol, diesel price remain stagnant for 4th consecutive day  {timesnownews.com}
Petrol diesel price today: The domestic petrol and diesel prices are determined broadly by crude oil and forex rates and vary from state to . . .
 3 July 2020 : Gas prices rise 2 cents in P.E.I. July 3 adjustment  {theguardian.pe.ca}
There is no change in the price of furnace oil or diesel but the price of gas rose by two cents in the overnight petroleum pricing adjustment. At . . .
 3 July 2020 : Australia average gas prices remain among lowest in Asia  {miragenews.com}
Australia average natural gas prices remain amongst the lowest in Asia, according to the latest international survey of wholesale gas . . .
 3 July 2020 : Crude oil can hit $50/bbl in 2021; gas demand to pick up in India  {Business Standard}
Despite the pick-up in economic activity around the globe after lockdowns triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, Brent crude oil prices are likely to . . .
 3 July 2020 : Oil prices rise on drop in U.S. unemployment, crude...  {oilandgas360.com}
Oil prices rose on Thursday after data showed a fall in U.S. unemployment and a sharp drop in crude stockpiles, although concerns that a . . .
 3 July 2020 : Oil drops as Covid-19 cases spike dampens demand  {investing.com}
Oil was down on Friday morning in Asia on the back of a resurgence of COVID-19 globally. Spikes recorded in 37 states further hindered fuel . . .
 2 July 2020 : Gas prices down $2.36, diesel down $1.84  {jamaicaobserver.com}
Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the prices of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, July 2, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam . . .
 2 July 2020 : Idaho gas prices for the week of July 1, 2020  {clearwatertribune.com}
Idaho gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.28/g today, according to GasBuddys daily survey of 802 stations . . .
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2. Rig News
 3 July 2020 : Judge fines Greenpeace £80,000 over North Sea oil rig occupation  {theguardian.com}
Greenpeace has been fined £80,000 after a Scottish court found it guilty of the wilful defiance of a court order banning it from occupying a . . .
 3 July 2020 : US oil rig count falls for 16th consecutive week   {aa.com.tr}
The oil rig count in the US has declined for the sixteenth consecutive week, according to the latest data released by oilfield services company . . .
 3 July 2020 : US oil & gas rig count hits record low for 9th week: Baker Hughes  {Economic Times}
US energy firms cut the number of oil and natural gas rigs operating to a record low for a ninth week in a row although the reductions have . . .
 2 July 2020 : Eni contracts Vantage Drilling jack-up rig  {oilfieldtechnology.com}
Vantage Drilling International has entered into a contract with Eni Montenegro BV for its premium jack-up rig, the Topaz Driller . . .
 2 July 2020 : Gas production briefly halted on the Leviathan gas rig  {jpost.com}
Gas production was halted on Wednesday at the Leviathan gas rig due to an operational error, according to Ynet . . .
 1 July 2020 : Saudi Aramco suspends Seadrills AOD II jack-up rig  {oedigital.com}
Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco has suspended the contract for the Seadrill co-owned jack-up drilling rig AOD II . . .
 1 July 2020 : Petronas hires Maersk semi-submersible for Suriname...  {offshore-technology.com}
Malaysian oil company Petronas has selected Danish drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling’s deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Developer . . .
 30 June 2020 : US rig count hits new all-time low for eighth straight week  {kallanishenergy.com}
The working rig count for the United States and Canada continues to plummet but the drop could be slowing down, Kallanish Energy reports . . .
 30 June 2020 : AODs jack-up rig suspended from operations in the Middle East  {seatrade-maritime.com}
Mermaid Maritime Public Company has announced a temporary suspension of operations of a jack-up drilling rig in the Middle East . . .
 29 June 2020 : Oil rig workers claim unfair treatment in a system rotten to the core  {stuff.co.nz}
Oil rig workers claim the industry is rotten to the core, angry that most senior jobs on a newly-arrived rig have been handed to foreigners . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 3 July 2020 : Eni discovers new gas discovery in Mediterranean Sea offshore...  {oilreviewmiddleeast.com}
The discovery is located at a water depth of 22 metres, 11km from the coast and 12km north-west from the Nooros field and about one . . .
 3 July 2020 : Maersk Drilling bags well exploration contract from Petronas  {steelguru.com}
Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer which will be employed by PETRONAS Suriname Exploration & . . .
 2 July 2020 : Gazprom Neft, LUKOIL & Tatneft JV to develop oil reserves...  {steelguru.com}
Gazprom Neft, LUKOIL and Tatneft have closed a transaction on establishing a joint venture for the exploration and production . . .
 2 July 2020 : Twelve bids received for fifth round of...  {constructionweekonline.in}
The fifth round under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy has received 12 bids for 11 areas on offer. Of these, 10 of them have received single bids . . .
 2 July 2020 : Three OIL exploration proposals up for consideration...  {downtoearth.org.in}
Three proposals for environmental clearance by Oil India Ltd in Assam, including one in Tinsukia district, are up for consideration . . .
 2 July 2020 : Eni announces gas discovery off Egyptian coast in the...  {english.ahram.org.eg}
Italian oil company Eni announced on Wednesday that it has made a new gas discovery off the coast of the Egyptian Nile Delta . . .
 2 July 2020 : ONGC, OIL top bidders for 11 oil, gas blocks  {moneycontrol.com}
Indias latest oil and gas block bid round attracted only 12 bids for the 11 areas on offer, with 10 of them getting single bids . . .
 1 July 2020 : US, Greece hail cooperation in hydrocarbon exploration off Crete  {ekathimerini.com}
Greek and American officials have welcomed the partnership between oil giants ExxonMobil of the US, Total of France and Hellenic Petroleum . . .
 1 July 2020 : North Sea drilling returns remain modest, consultant claims  {offshore-mag.com}
Interest remains strong for high-impact exploration drilling in the North Sea, according to Westwood Global Energy Group . . .
 30 June 2020 : Romanias OMV Petrom confirms Georgia offshore block...  {spglobal.com}
Romanias OMV Petrom on June 29 confirmed it had won a tender for a Black Sea exploration license offshore Georgia . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 3 July 2020 :  Argentina fracking activity picks up in June, but gas imports may rise  {spglobal.com}
Fracking activity in Argentina Vaca Muerta shale play recovered in June from record lows in April and May, but re-imposed stay-at-home . . .
 3 July 2020 : Goldman Sachs expects full oil demand recovery in 2022  {aa.com.tr}
Global oil demand is expected to return to pre-coronavirus levels in 2022 with a pickup in transportation and recovery in major economies, Goldman . . .
 29 June 2020 : The worlds top 10 oil producers and consumers  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Oil accounts for a third of the worlds energy consumption. That is the greatest share for any category of energy . . .
 25 June 2020 : US petrol consumption jumps as Americans hit the road  {ft.com}
US petrol consumption jumped last week, as coronavirus lockdowns continued to ease and American motorists returned to the roads . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 3 July 2020 : Kazakhstan says it cut oil output beyond OPEC+ requirements in June  {Reuters}
Kazakhstan reduced its oil output in June beyond the level required by the OPEC+ global production cut agreement, in order to compensate for . . .
 3 July 2020 : Peru crude output falls further, gas stabilizes   {bnamericas.com}
Oil production in Peru slid for a fourth consecutive month as several blocks remain shuttered on account of COVID-19 and the associated . . .
 3 July 2020 : Russia Novak sees global oil output cuts easing from August  {Economic Times}
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday that the OPEC+ group of oil producers is expected to start easing oil output . . .
 3 July 2020 : Argentina gas subsidy unlikely to incentivize higher production   {kallanishenergy.com}
Argentina planned natural gas subsidy of $3.5 per million British thermal units is unlikely to boost domestic production, according to analytics . . .
 3 July 2020 : New Zealand cuts 2020 oil output forecast   {argusmedia.com}
Domestic crude and condensate production is forecast at around 21,000 b/d this year, down from 23,000 b/d previously. The projection is . . .
 2 July 2020 : Libyas NOC gearing up output reboot as talks continue  {spglobal.com}
Libyas National Oil Corporation is preparing for a resumption of oil production and exports from its eastern terminals . . .
 2 July 2020 : Venezuelas oil production continues to plummet  {oilprice.com}
Venezuelas crude oil production tumbled by nearly 200,000 bpd in June compared to May, to just 422,400 bpd on June 28 . . .
 2 July 2020 : Gulf oil producer Oman is quickly running out of options  {oilprice.com}
Even before the latest Saudi-instigated oil war crashed oil prices, Oman had a budget breakeven price per barrel of Brent of over US$85 . . .
 1 July 2020 : STAR refinery boosts oil production in Q1  {menafn.com}
Azerbaijans STAR oil refinery, controlled by SOCAR Turkey, produced 3.4 million tons of oil in January-April 2020 . . .
 1 July 2020 : Enbridge Line 5 closure in Michigan could impact Saskatchewan...  {newsoptimist.ca}
A damaged screw anchor for an underwater pipeline in the Great Lakes could impact Saskatchewans oil production . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 3 July 2020 : Nigeria commences works at AKK gas pipeline   {kallanishenergy.com}
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has launched construction works on NNPC $2.59 billion natural gas pipeline, Kallanish Energy reports. . . .
 3 July 2020 : U.S. moves to seize Iranian petroleum aboard four tankers bound...  {washingtonpost.com}
U.S. authorities have moved to seize the cargo of four oil tankers carrying gasoline and fuel products from Iran to Venezuela, escalating a . . .
 3 July 2020 : Michigan judge allows restart of disputed oil pipeline  {fox59.com}
A Michigan judge Wednesday allowed Enbridge to resume pumping oil through a Midwestern pipeline, nearly a week after shutting it down . . .
 3 July 2020 : Canadas top court dismisses appeal of oil pipeline to Vancouver  {komonews.com}
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday dismissed an appeal from British Columbia First Nations against the Trans Mountain pipeline . . .
 2 July 2020 : Mexico gas imports test record highs fueled by summer heat...  {spglobal.com}
Mexicos gas imports from the US are poised to hit record highs in the weeks ahead, propelled by rising summer temperatures . . .
 2 July 2020 : Iraq exports plunge toward OPEC compliance  {iraqoilreport.com}
Iraqs federal government and semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government both cut exports in June, reflecting a drop in production . . .
 2 July 2020 : Venezuelas oil exports sank in June to 77-year low...  {Reuters}
Venezuelas oil exports slumped in June to their lowest level since 1943 after half a dozen tankers, looking to avoid the threat of U.S. sanctions . . .
 2 July 2020 : Energy Transfer digs in on North Dakota pipeline expansion...  {Reuters}
U.S. pipeline company Energy Transfer has taken the rare step of invoking force majeure normally used in times of war or natural disaster . . .
 2 July 2020 : Vital oil export hub in Middle East to expand storage capacity  {oilprice.com}
The Port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, one of the main oil storage and export hubs in the Middle East . . .
 1 July 2020 : Japans May crude imports fall to 53-year low as COVID-19...  {spglobal.com}
Japans crude imports dropped 25% year on year to 2.28 million b/d in May, the lowest for the month in 53 years as refiners had slashed their crude . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 3 July 2020 : Exxon Mobil suffers quarterly loss on lower oil and gas prices  {fxempire.com}
Exxon Mobil Corporation said in its regulatory filing on Thursday that it has incurred an unprecedented second straight quarterly loss from . . .
 3 July 2020 : Occidental etroleum Corporation rises 2.13% for July 02  {equities.com}
Occidental Petroleum Corporation is a Occidental Petroleum is an independent exploration and production company with operations in the . . .
 3 July 2020 : Petronas-linked shares prices up after crude oil gains  {theedgemarkets.com}
Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd and Petronas Dagangan Bhd share prices rose in early trade today in an apparent response to the crude oil . . .
 2 July 2020 : Brazils Petrobras to cut over 20% of workforce in mass downsizing  {nytimes.com}
Some 10,000 employees of Brazils Petrobras, or 22% of its workforce, have accepted voluntary buyouts, Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco said . . .
 1 July 2020 : ONGC reports first-ever quarterly loss on impairment loss  {livemint.com}
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp on Tuesday reported its first-ever quarterly loss after it took an impairment on the slump in oil and gas prices . . .
 30 June 2020 : Chinas Sinopec starts hiring for new risk management unit  {Economic Times}
China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec Group, has started hiring for six top management positions for a new commodities risk management unit . . .
 30 June 2020 : Israels Delek Drilling looks to refinance $2 billion in debt  {Economic Times}
Israels Delek Drilling wants to refinance about $2 billion in loans it had taken to develop the major Leviathan natural gas field . . .
 29 June 2020 : Gas Malaysia posts RM6.9b in revenue  {themalaysianreserve.com}
An increase in gas volume sold to customers and two gas tariff revisions that were implemented in January and July 2019 . . .
 29 June 2020 : US shale oil pioneer Chesapeake files for bankruptcy protection  {aljazeera.com}
Chesapeake Energy Corp has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the largest United States oil and gas producer . . .
 26 June 2020 : Occidental signals writedown of up to $9 bln on bleak oil price outlook  {Economic Times}
Occidental Petroleum Corp will write down the value of its oil and gas properties by up to $9 billion this quarter and restructure some debts . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 3 July 2020 : Solo Oil continues to work with Aminex on Ntorya gas field...  {oilreviewafrica.com}
Solo Oil has received confirmation from the operator Ndovu Resources Limited that the Mtwara Exploration Licence has been formally . . .
 1 July 2020 : Indias top gas importer close to long-term deal around spot prices  {Reuters}
Indias top gas importer Petronet LNG will soon finalise a deal to import at least 1 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas . . .
 30 June 2020 : Kosmos Energy signs production prepayment agreement...  {businesswire.com}
Kosmos Energy announced today that it has entered into a crude oil prepayment agreement with Trafigura Trading LLC . . .
 29 June 2020 : Iraq to review some oil contracts at high-cost fields  {Reuters}
Iraq is reviewing oil contracts with some companies operating fields where costs are high, in order to reduce expenses while cutting production . . .
 25 June 2020 : Poland signs deals to expand its LNG terminal  {Economic Times}
Poland has signed contracts worth 1.9 billion zlotys to expand its liquefied natural gas terminal in Swinoujscie on the Baltic Sea . . .
 25 June 2020 : Iraq considers a string of massive oil deals with China  {oilprice.com}
With the Western-leaning, reformist agenda of Iran President, Hassan Rouhani, neutered by the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S . . .
 24 June 2020 : Abu Dhabi wins $10bn FDI in gas pipeline deal  {arabnews.com}
Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, has pulled off a large foreign direct investment deal with a transaction to sell a stake in its gas pipeline network . . .
 24 June 2020 : Adnoc deal a sign of confidence during a tough time for oil and gas...  {thenational.ae}
Adnoc has recently racked up an interesting list of large and innovative financial transactions. That announced today is the biggest yet . . .
 24 June 2020 : UAE oil major signs a $20 billion gas deal  {oilprice.com}
UAEs ADNOC today announced a $20.7-billion deal with six international companies for the acquisition of a minority stake in Adnoc Gas Pipeline Assets . . .
 22 June 2020 : Egypt- Parliament to discuss 12 new petroleum agreements...  {menafn.com}
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth Tarek El Molla has announced that 12 new petroleum agreements, recently been approved by the cabinet . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 3 July 2020 : North Sea oil and gas heavyweight scraps big acquisition  {heraldscotland.com}
North Sea heavyweight Premier Oil has dropped plans for a big acquisition amid the slump in the market triggered by the coronavirus but is . . .
 2 July 2020 : AES to divest stake in Itabo power plant to Grupo Linda  {power-technology.com}
Global power company AES Corporation has agreed to sell its interest in the 295MW Itabo power plant in the Dominican Republic for approximately $101m . . .
 2 July 2020 : KKR takes 12% stake in Philippine power major First Gen...  {asia.nikkei.com}
U.S. investment firm KKR has acquired an 11.9% stake in First Gen, a leading Philippine power producer, for 9.6 billion pesos . . .
 2 July 2020 : Restructuring Sasol sells stake in Nigerian plant  {news24.com}
Sasol has agreed to sell its indirect interest in the Escravos GTL plant in Nigeria to Chevron, it said in a JSE-note to shareholders on Wednesday . . .
 2 July 2020 : HPL acquires majority stake in Lummus Technology  {businessinsider.in}
Haldia Petrochemicals Limited, a flagship company of The Chatterjee Group, has acquired majority stake in US-based Lummus Technology . . .
 2 July 2020 : Oil India, Engineers India led consortium to buy 48% stake...  {livemint.com}
An Oil India Ltd and Engineers India Ltd-led consortium will buy 48% stake in the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltds subsidiary, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd . . .
 1 July 2020 : Chevron sells Australian LNG stake  {thechemicalengineer.com}
Chevron is selling its stake in Australias North West Shelf, the countys biggest liquified natural gas project . . .
 1 July 2020 : Petrobras selling stake in Tartaruga field  {oedigital.com}
Brazilian oil company Petrobras has put up for sale its stake in the Tartaruga field in the shallow waters of the Sergipe Alagoas basin . . .
 1 July 2020 : Shell takes $22 billion hit on lower oil, gas prices  {apnews.com}
Energy producer Royal Dutch Shell warned Tuesday it will slash the value of its assets by $22 billion to account for lower oil and gas prices . . .
 30 June 2020 : Energean drops Norway assets from deal to buy Edisons North Sea...  {insider.co.uk}
Gas producer Energean has renegotiated the price of a deal which includes the acquisition of the UK North Sea business of Edison E&P . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 3 July 2020 :  Nearly 48,000 liters of oil spill into Iloilo City waters after power...  {CNN}
Around 48,000 liters of oil spilled into waters off Iloilo City on Friday after an explosion at a power barge, local disaster management . . .
 2 July 2020 : $85.5m being spent to restore Gulf Coast  {wxxv25.com}
Members of the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund Advisory Board spent months reviewing possible projects to finance with $85.5 million in Restore Act money . . .
 1 July 2020 : New lessons from the worst oil spill disaster ever  {phys.org}
Ten years ago, the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico killed eleven men and resulted in the largest accidental oil spill in history . . .
 30 June 2020 : AECO, Norwegian Coastal Administration get funding...  {seatrade-cruise.com}
The Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators received 360,000 Norwegian kroner . . .
 30 June 2020 : Three-kilometre oil spill reported on Sharjah beach  {thenational.ae}
The environmental hazard was reported to Khor Fakkan Municipality, which assembled a team including members from Beeah . . .
 27 June 2020 : Abandoned freighter off Yemen could dump 1 million barrels...  {weather.com}
The abandoned freighter FSO Safer has been sitting off the coast of Yemen for five years, with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil in its hull . . .
 27 June 2020 : No oil flow from Baghjan gas well site to water bodies...  {business-standard.com}
Friday said that no oil is flowing into water bodies from a gas well in Assams Baghjan following a blowout last month . . .
 26 June 2020 : 15,000 gallon oil spill threatens river and drinking water...  {nationofchange.org}
Around 15,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled in a Native Alaskan village Saturday, threatening a nearby river and the local drinking water supply . . .
 26 June 2020 : 60,000 litres of wastewater diverted after refinery oil spill...  {globalnews.ca}
The Water Security Agency is shedding a bit of light on the size of and the immediate response to a recent oil spill at the Co-op Refinery Complex . . .
 25 June 2020 : Potential oil spill near West Bay Marina investigated  {timescolonist.com}
The Canadian Coast Guard says a surveillance flight has found no evidence of an oil spill near the West Bay Marina . . .
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11. OPEC News
 3 July 2020 : Angola resists OPEC pressure to comply fully with oil cuts  {Economic Times}
Angola is resisting pressure by OPECs de-facto leader Saudi Arabia for a steeper oil output cut to comply fully with record supply curbs, OPEC . . .
 3 July 2020 : OPEC basket oil price rises above $40 for first time in 4 months  {Business Standard}
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries basket oil price rose above $40/bbl for the first time in four months, reflecting . . .
 2 July 2020 : OPEC+ likely to roll back oil cuts in August...  {spglobal.com}
OPEC and its allies have not discussed extending their record 9.7 million b/d production cut accord beyond July, according to three delegates . . .
 2 July 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $38.22 a barrel Tuesday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $38.22 a barrel on Tuesday, 30th June, 2020, compared with $37.34 the previous day . . .
 2 July 2020 : Opec cuts output to lowest since 1991 as virus slams oil demand  {Economic Times}
Opec slashed oil production to the lowest level since the Gulf War in 1991, as it escalated efforts to revive global markets . . .
 1 July 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $37.33 a barrel Monday  {menafn.com}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $37.33 a barrel on Monday, 29th June, 2020, compared with $37.99 the previous Friday . . .
 1 July 2020 : Opec, Russia seen easing oil production cuts from August...  {Economic Times}
Opec and Russia will likely ease record oil production cuts from August as global oil demand recovers and prices have bounced back from their lows . . .
 30 June 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stands at $37.99 a barrel Friday  {urdupoint.com}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$37.99 a barrel on Friday, compared with US$37.18 the previous day . . .
 30 June 2020 : Opec has cut oil output by 1.25 mbpd in June...  {Economic Times}
OPEC has cut oil output in June by 1.25 million barrels per day from May levels as it works to implement a supply restraint agreement with Russia . . .
 30 June 2020 : OPEC+ is still producing too much oil  {oilprice.com}
OPEC further restricted its oil production in June compared to May as it aims to withhold a record volume of supply from the market together . . .
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12. General Oil News
 3 July 2020 : Pirate attack oil production vessel off Nigeria, kidnap nine  {thisdaylive.com}
Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner . . .
 3 July 2020 : Columbia Gas to pay $56M settlement for role in Merrimack Valley...  {whdh.com}
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey reached a $56 million deal with Columbia Gas for its role in the Merrimack Valley gas disaster. In . . .
 3 July 2020 : Efforts to cap OIL gas well fire in Assam continue  {Economic Times}
Efforts for dousing the raging fire at the damaged Baghjan gas well in Assams Tinsukia district continued on Thursday as debris clearance . . .
 1 July 2020 : Kazakhstan seeks to attract foreign oil & gas investments...  {caspiannews.com}
Government officials in Nur-Sultan are working to attract more foreign investments in what is Central Asias wealthiest economy to increase production . . .
 30 June 2020 : More than half of Norways offshore fields heading for electrification  {offshore-mag.com}
More oil companies in Norway are considering electrification projects offshore to reduce their emissions, according to a report by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate . . .
 30 June 2020 : Storengy UK to hold snap auction for balance of gas storage year  {spglobal.com}
Gas storage operator Storengy UK will auction remaining capacity and space at its Stublach facility on June 30, the halfway point of the storage years injection season . . .
 29 June 2020 : Efforts to douse blaze at Oil Indias Baghjan gas well in Assam...  {outlookindia.com}
PSU major Oil India Ltd on Sunday said its efforts to douse a blaze at its damaged gas well in Assams Baghjan have been severely hampered . . .
 28 June 2020 : Nigeria oil chief promises more transparency at state producer  {Financial Times}
The head of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation promised “a new season of transparency and accountability”, pushing back against . . .
 26 June 2020 : Mercuria sees oil market in deficit by 2 mln bpd in July  {Reuters}
Energy trader Mercuria sees the oil market in deficit in July with stock draws reaching about 2 million barrels per day . . .
 26 June 2020 : Oil & gas industry feels financing squeeze  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Low prices and excess supply have pushed oil & gas balance sheets to the brink, which means raising traditional debt will remain difficult . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 3 July 2020 : GKN to test 50/50 biofuel on Gripen engine  {aerospacetestinginternational.com}
GKN Aerospace Sweden is to continue testing an alcohol-based biofuel in the RM12 engine used in the Gripen jet fighter as part of a seven year . . .
 3 July 2020 : Ernst, Greenfield spar over records on ethanol   {communitynewspapergroup.com}
Republican Incumbent Senator Joni Ernst and Democratic Challenger Theresa Greenfield are battling over their records when it comes to . . .
 3 July 2020 : DOE selects 7 projects for performance-advantaged biofuels   {biomassmagazine.com}
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of seven projects totaling $1.94 million to conduct research and development to . . .
 3 July 2020 : Pertamina expects to begin running Cilacap biorefinery in 2021  {thejakartapost.com}
State-owned oil giant Pertamina expects its new biofuel refinery in Cilacap, Central Java, to begin first-phase operations next year as part of . . .
 3 July 2020 : Oregon approves permit adding renewable diesel to Columbia...  {opb.org}
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has approved a final permit for an ethanol terminal to begin transloading renewable . . .
 2 July 2020 : EIA: Ethanol production up 1%, weekly ending stocks fall by 4%  {ethanolproducer.com}
U.S. ethanol production was up approximately 1 percent the week ending June 26, while weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol fell by more than 4 percent . . .
 2 July 2020 : EPA issues guidance for ethanol plants producing hand sanitizer  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. EPA on June 27 posted a document to its guidance portal that explains how fuel ethanol plants that are producing hand sanitizer . . .
 1 July 2020 : US biodiesel production down slightly in April...  {biodieselmagazine.com}
U.S. production of biodiesel fell slightly in April compared to March, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration . . .
 1 July 2020 : Reynolds signs biofuel tax differentials bill  {ethanolproducer.com}
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on June 30 signed a bill that will extend Iowas biofuel tax differentials for six years and announced her intention to use $7 million . . .
 1 July 2020 : Brazilian ethanol inventories at 62.8% higher on year...  {spglobal.com}
Brazilian ethanol stocks added 5.27 billion liters at the mid of June, a surge of 62.8% or 2.03 billion liters on year, Ministry of Agriculture data shows . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 28th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE 2020) :    From 6th July to 9th July 2020 at Marseille. Map
 ICABBBS 2020: 14. International Conference on Advanced Biotechnology for Biofuels and Biorefining Systems :    From 6th July to 7th July 2020 at Singapore. Map
 Oil & Gas Leadership and Success Virtual Summit :    From 6th July to 10th July 2020 at online. Map
 Trans Middle East 2020 :    From 7th July to 9th July 2020 at Beirut. Map
 48 Hours Virtual Maritime Event :    From 8th July to 9th July 2020 at Online. Map
 5th Deepwater East & Southern Africa Congress 2020 :    From 8th July to 9th July 2020 at Maputo. Map
 5th East & Southern Africa Gas & LNG Conference 2020 :    From 8th July to 9th July 2020 at Maputo. Map
 Oil, Gas & Power Cambodia :    From 8th July to 10th July 2020 at Phnom Penh. Map
 East Russia Oil and Gas Forum :    From 8th July to 9th July 2020 at Vladivostock. Map
 3rd Japan LNG & Gas Virtual Summit :    From 8th July to 9th July 2020 at Virtual Event . Map
 Timor-Leste - Online Conference :    From 9th July to 9th July 2020 at Online. Map
 6th International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology (ICOGET2020) :    From 13th July to 15th July 2020 at Sarawak. Map
 2nd Argentina Gas & Oil Summit :    From 14th July to 15th July 2020 at Buenos Aires. Map
 ICBBP 2020: 14. International Conference on Biofuels and Biochemicals Production :    From 15th July to 16th July 2020 at Copenhagen. Map
 The Energy Online Series: Mexico :    From 15th July to 15th July 2020 at Online. Map
 Oil and Gas Russia and CIS Online :    From 15th July to 17th July 2020 at Online. Map
 ICBBP 2020: 14. International Conference on Biotechnology and Biofuel Production :    From 16th July to 17th July 2020 at Toronto. Map
 ICBTAB 2020: 14. International Conference on Biofuels Technology and Advanced Biofuels :    From 16th July to 17th July 2020 at Bali. Map
 ICBEPT 2020: 14. International Conference on Biofuels Engineering Process Technology :    From 17th July to 18th July 2020 at Helsinki. Map
 2nd Argentina Oil, Gas & Energy Summit 2020 :    From 22nd July to 23rd July 2020 at Buenos Aires. Map
 2nd International Congress and Exhibition Colombia Oil and Gas :    From 22nd July to 24th July 2020 at Bogota. Map
 Breakbulk Asia 2020 :    From 3rd August to 4th August 2020 at Shanghai. Map
 Caribbean Virtual Oil & Gas Summit (CARIVS 2020) :    From 4th August to 6th August 2020 at Georgetown. Map
 Middle East Artificial Lift 2020 :    From 10th August to 11th August 2020 at Abu Dhabi. Map
 SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium :    From 11th August to 13th August 2020 at Galveston. Map
 Oil & Gas Africa 2020 :    From 13th August to 15th August 2020 at Nairobi. Map
 The Oil & Gas Conference 2020 :    From 16th August to 19th August 2020 at Denver. Map
 9th Asia-Pacific Biomass Energy Exhibition :    From 16th August to 18th August 2020 at Guangzhou. Map
 Oil & Gas Uzbekistan Exhibition and Conference :    From 18th August to 20th August 2020 at Tashkent. Map
 Deep Sea Mining Summit 2020 :    From 18th August to 19th August 2020 at London. Map
 Intermodal South America :    From 19th August to 21st August 2020 at São Paulo. Map
 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition :    From 19th August to 19th August 2020 at Houston. Map
 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo 2020 :    From 24th August to 26th August 2020 at Omaha. Map
 SPE Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition – Americas :    From 25th August to 27th August 2020 at The Woodlands. Map
 Niobrara Shale Production 2020 Exhibition and Conference :    From 26th August to 27th August 2020 at Denver, Colorado. Map
 The 20th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition :    From 26th August to 28th August 2020 at Shanghai. Map
 Bakken Horizontal Drilling & Completions 2020 :    From 31st August to 1st September 2020 at North Dakota. Map
 ONS 2020 :    From 31st August to 3rd September 2020 at Stavanger. Map
 FPSO World Congress 2020 :    From 1st September to 4th September 2020 at Singapore. Map
 ShipTek International Conference Awards 2020 :    From 1st September to 2nd September 2020 at Dubai. Map
 IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition 2020 :    From 1st September to 2nd September 2020 at Yangon. Map
 2020 IADC Advanced Rig Technology Conference & Exhibition :    From 1st September to 2nd September 2020 at Austin. Map
 Green Energy Future South Korea 2020 :    From 1st September to 2nd September 2020 at Seoul. Map
 The Energy Online Series: Egypt :    From 1st September to 1st September 2020 at Online. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Mini MBA: Oil & Gas and Energy Management :   From 6th July to 10th July 2020  at  Rio de Janeiro. Map
 Planning and Scheduling for Day to Day Maintenance and Turnarounds :   From 6th July to 8th July 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Petroleum Geology of The South and Central Atlantic :   From 6th July to 8th July 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Bunker Fuel Blending :   From 9th July to 10th July 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling (Singapore) :   From 13th July to 17th July 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Advanced Carbonate Geology :   From 13th July to 15th July 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround & Start-Up :   From 13th July to 15th July 2020  at  Jakarta. Map
 Surviving the Oil Markets :   From 15th July to 17th July 2020  at  Virtual Course. Map
 Outsmarting the Oil Markets :   From 16th July to 17th July 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Decommissioning and Abandonment :   From 22nd July to 24th July 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Masterclass on Understanding Drilling Contracts :   From 22nd July to 24th July 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 West African Mining Laws :   From 22nd July to 23rd July 2020  at  Live Webinar. Map
 Managing Human Capital in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Industry :   From 27th July to 31st July 2020  at  Barcelona . Map
 Integrating Human Factors Into the Design and Operations Risk Framework :   From 27th July to 29th July 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 API 579 Training - Fitness For Service (Kuala Lumpur) :   From 27th July to 31st July 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 West African Petroleum Laws :   From 4th August to 5th August 2020  at  Live Webinar. Map
 2020 Bunker Fuel Blending - A 2 Day Course :   From 17th August to 18th August 2020  at  Rotterdam. Map
 Practical A to Z Guide to Laytime and Demurrage :   From 17th August to 20th August 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Managing & Mitigating Risks for VLSFO & ULSMGO Supply & Usage :   From 18th August to 19th August 2020  at  Virtual. Map
 Developing Leadership Capability and Thinking Strategically :   From 19th August to 21st August 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Gasoline & Diesel Blending: A 3 Day Course (Rotterdam) :   From 19th August to 21st August 2020  at  Rotterdam. Map
 Regional Masterclass On Innovative QC/QA Tools Of Seismic Data Processing Time and Depth Imaging :   From 19th August to 21st August 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 24th August to 28th August 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Loading Master Certificate :   From 24th August to 26th August 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Root Cause Analysis :   From 25th August to 28th August 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Middle East-Asia Oil Trade & Pricing :   From 25th August to 25th August 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 ISO 55000 - Asset Management International Standard :   From 26th August to 28th August 2020  at  Bandung. Map
 Production Sharing Contracts Module 1 & 2 :   From 31st August to 4th September 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Mini MBA: Oil & Gas and Energy Management :   From 31st August to 4th September 2020  at  Houston. Map
 Public Private Partnership : Johannesburg :   From 31st August to 4th September 2020  at  Johannesburg. Map
 Root Cause Analysis :   From 1st September to 4th September 2020  at  Bandung. Map
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