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1. News on Oil Prices
 22 June 2018 : Market watch: NYMEX crude oil climbs above $66/bbl on big inventory drop  {ogj.com}
The light, sweet crude oil price for July delivery climbed more than $1/bbl on the New York market June 20 after the US Energy Information Administration . . .
 22 June 2018 : Egypt to raise fuel prices again  {middleeastmonitor.com}
Egypt’s Oil Minister Tariq Al-Molla said yesterday that his country is planning to increase fuel prices again, without specifying the date of the new increase . . .
 22 June 2018 : Continental Europe seeking UK natural gas in July on Asian LNG price rise  {platts.com}
On Wednesday, the NBP July contract was assessed at a 2.727 pence/therm discount to the Dutch TTF hub equivalent . . .
 22 June 2018 : Gas prices expected to drop slightly this week  {halifaxtoday.ca}
Our newsroom has gone over the numbers and we are predicting that when regulated prices are adjusted at midnight . . .
 22 June 2018 : Gas prices up $1.66, diesel up $3.15  {jamaica-gleaner.com}
The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 is to sell for $133.78 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 is to sell for $136.61 . . .
 22 June 2018 : Gas prices above $3 is only certainty  {mrt.com}
AAA Texas again showed Midland with the highest price of gas of the 27 metropolitan areas it surveys. Midland’s average . . .
 22 June 2018 : Global oil prices drop as OPEC appears close to deal...  {marketwatch.com}
Global oil prices ended sharply lower on Thursday, as OPEC and its allies appeared to move closer to a deal to raise output . . .
 21 June 2018 : S.D. gas prices drop but still higher than last year  {kelo.com}
AAA South Dakota spokesperson Marilyn Buskohl says the good news is local gas prices continue to drop slightly, but the bad news is many areas . . .
 21 June 2018 : NYMEX July gas rises 6.4 cents on warmer weather outlook  {platts.com}
The NYMEX July natural gas futures contract rose 6.4 cents Wednesday to settle at $2.964/MMBtu on a warmer-than-average weather forecast. . . .
 21 June 2018 : Oil drops as Iran signals support for OPEC production rise  {Reuters}
Oil prices fell on Thursday as Iran signaled it could be won over to a small rise in OPEC crude output, potentially paving the way . . .
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2. Rig News
 22 June 2018 : Rowan inks jack up lease contract with Saudi Aramco  {tradearabia.com}
Rowan Companies, a global provider of contract drilling services, said that the Bob Palmer, a Super Gorilla XL Class jack-up rig has been leased . . .
 22 June 2018 : Sapura Energy bags RM1.8b contracts for drilling, engineering services  {thestar.com.my}
Sapura Energy Bhd has secured contracts, including extensions to provide drilling and engineering services to several companies in Malaysia . . .
 22 June 2018 : Researchers planning drill rig capable of boring 15 km hole  {ecns.cn}
Researchers plan to develop a drilling rig capable of boring a hole 15,000 meters deep, following up on the success of a domestically developed rig . . .
 21 June 2018 : Wildcat rig begins drilling in SAU pastureland  {magnoliabannernews.com}
For a second time in three years, Betsy Production Co. Inc. of Magnolia is hoping to strike oil on Southern Arkansas University-owned pastureland . . .
 20 June 2018 : Borr’s jackup strategy paying off, analyst claims  {offshore-mag.com}
Borr Drilling would be the contractor with the world’s largest and youngest jackup fleet if all rigs more than 35 years of age . . .
 20 June 2018 : Halcon Resources announces plans to reduce its operated rig...  {globenewswire.com}
Halcon Resources Corporation today announced that it will reduce its operated rig count in July 2018 from four to three . . .
 19 June 2018 : SOCO secures two jackups for offshore Vietnam wells  {offshore-mag.com}
SOCO International expects the Japan Drilling Co. jackup Hakuryu-II to arrive soon at the CNV field wellhead platform in block 9-2 off southern Vietnam . . .
 19 June 2018 : Equinor lets well services contract to Baker Hughes for NCS  {ogj.com}
Equinor ASA has let an integrated well services contract to Baker Hughes for the 8 rigs developing Troll, Oseberg, and Grane fields . . .
 19 June 2018 : Huge new contracts fuel the oil industry  {newsinenglish.no}
Just two weeks after a huge new drilling rig for Norway’s state-owned oil company was completed and towed away from Aibel’s yard in Haugesund . . .
 17 June 2018 : U.S. oil rigs count falls by 3 amid downward pressure of prices   {xinhuanet.com}
The number of active drilling rigs in the United States fell by three this week to 1,059, but still 126 more than this time last year, according to . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 22 June 2018 : Repsol sells permits in Papua New Guinea  {ogj.com}
Spanish firm Repsol SA will sell its exploration and development permits in Papua New Guinea to Chinese company Balang International . . .
 22 June 2018 : Italy's energy giant Eni to invest 3 bln USD in gas fields in Egypt  {xinhuanet.com}
Italian energy giant Eni will invest 3 billion U.S. dollars to develop gas fields in Egypt, Eni's CEO Claudio Descalzi said Thursday . . .
 22 June 2018 : Echo Energy reports significant hydrocarbons interpreted...  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Echo Energy plc, the Latin American focused upstream oil and gas company, is pleased to announce a significant light oil column has been interpreted . . .
 21 June 2018 : The last oil frontier in the Gulf of Mexico  {baystreet.ca}
The U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has been a tremendous resource that has largely been developed over the last thirty years or so . . .
 21 June 2018 : ExxonMobil unit makes eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana  {ogj.com}
ExxonMobil Corp. affiliate Esso Exploration & Production Guyana Ltd. encountered 265 ft of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone . . .
 20 June 2018 : SDX Energy makes gas discovery in Egypt's South Disouq  {english.ahram.org.eg}
SDX Energy announced a gas discovery in Egypt’s South Disouq, according to a press release issued on Tuesday . . .
 19 June 2018 : Empyrean Energy completes oil migration study for...  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Empyrean Energy, the oil and gas development company with interests in China, Indonesia and the United States, has announced . . .
 19 June 2018 : Norway awards oil permits to 11 firms in Arctic licensing round  {epmag.com}
Norway has awarded 12 oil and gas exploration licenses to Equinor and 10 other companies focused mostly on the Arctic . . .
 19 June 2018 : OMV among group given oil and gas licences by Norway in Arctic  {thenational.ae}
Norway has awarded 12 oil and gas exploration licences to Equinor and 10 other companies focused mostly on the Arctic . . .
 19 June 2018 : Repsol finds oil offshore Gabon  {offshore-mag.com}
Repsol and partner Woodside have discovered oil in the Ivela-1 exploration well in the Luna Muetse block offshore Gabon . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 22 June 2018 : Global oil demand near 100m bbl/day for first time - API  {icis.com}
World oil demand has approached 100m bbl/day for the first time, driven by strong global economic growth, the American Petroleum Institute . . .
 21 June 2018 : Global oil demand to stay strong in second half of 2018  {aawsat.com}
Ahead of OPEC’s meeting on Friday, disagreements seem to rise among member states amid calls from major consumers such as the United States . . .
 21 June 2018 : Global energy consumption soars to new heights  {oilprice.com}
This week the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy was released, which covers energy data through 2017. It is the definitive source for global energy production and consumption figures, an . . .
 16 June 2018 : EIA upgrades us natural gas consumption forecasts for 2018  {marketrealist.com}
Market intelligence company Pointlogic estimates that US natural gas consumption fell ~0.9% to 57.3 Bcf (billion cubic feet) per day . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 22 June 2018 : Norway's oil and gas production could be declining  {upi.com}
Beyond 2025, oil and gas production from offshore Norway will need to come from undiscovered resources if the trend line is to remain steady . . .
 22 June 2018 : Brazil opens door to oil production advances  {upi.com}
New policies enacted by Brazilian energy regulators facilitate construction of the production infrastructure needed to crack into offshore oil . . .
 22 June 2018 : Russia gears up to boost oil production in July  {baystreet.ca}
Although OPEC and its Russia-led non-OPEC allies have not yet decided if and how much oil they will restore to the market . . .
 22 June 2018 : Saudi Falih sees slowdown in U.S. oil output boom  {Reuters}
Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday the U.S. oil output boom will see a significant slowdown due to pipeline constraints . . .
 22 June 2018 : India's crude oil production dropped 3 per cent in May...  {Economic Times}
India's crude oil production dropped 3 per cent to just over 3 million tonnes in May on the back of dip in output from fields operated by state-owned ONGC . . .
 21 June 2018 : Small U.S. oil producers face output squeeze as pipelines fill  {Reuters}
As pipelines out of the largest U.S. oil field reach capacity in the coming months, further depressing West Texas crude prices . . .
 21 June 2018 : Vaalco returns Avouma 2H well to production offshore Gabon  {ogj.com}
Vaalco Energy Inc. has completed workover operations and replaced an electrical submersible pump (ESP) on the Avouma 2H well offshore Gabon on Block P . . .
 21 June 2018 : Iran hints at compromise to raise oil output  {oilprice.com}
Iran has suggested it could be open to a compromise on a small rise in OPEC oil output after earlier rejecting a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia . . .
 21 June 2018 : Libya oil output down to 600,000-700,000 bpd, exports may be diverted...  {Reuters}
Libya’s oil output has been slashed to between 600,000 and 700,000 barrels per day from more than one million following clashes . . .
 20 June 2018 : Venezuelan oil output charting new lows  {upi.com}
Ahead of what could be pivotal talks among OPEC members, production from founding member Venezuela could hit new lows soon . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 22 June 2018 : PV Gas to import natural gas  {english.vietnamnet.vn}
Le Nhu Linh, chairman of PV Gas, told the Daily on June 20 that gas output is in decline. Gas-fired power plants now account for 30% . . .
 22 June 2018 : Cheniere pipeline to carry Oklahoma natgas output gets...  {platts.com}
Cheniere Energy's Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline, which would boost takeaway capacity from Oklahoma's Anadarko Basin . . .
 22 June 2018 : Company seeks to dismantle Alaska oil terminal next year  {newsminer.com}
A subsidiary of Hilcorp Alaska is seeking to begin dismantling an oil terminal on the Cook Inlet next year after oil is expected to start flowing . . .
 22 June 2018 : ENI ready to transport gas from Sankofa Gye-Nyame fields  {myjoyonline.com}
Oil exploration firm ENI has assured it would start exporting gas from the Sankofa Gye-Nyame field by the end of this month . . .
 22 June 2018 : Iraqi crude oil imports to USGC up, others fall  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Imports of Iraqi crude into the US Gulf Coast increased so far in 2018 while there have been fewer cargoes from Venezuela . . .
 22 June 2018 : China set to cut U.S. oil imports as trade war heats up  {oilprice.com}
Chinese oil customers plan to reduce their intake of U.S. crude oil from September onwards to avoid a possible import tariff on American oil in China . . .
 21 June 2018 : EGAS reportedly purchased 9 LNG shipments  {dailynewsegypt.com}
The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has reportedly purchased nine liquefied natural gas cargoes through tender . . .
 21 June 2018 : Indonesian Pertamina's Jul planned gasoline imports seen falling...  {platts.com}
Indonesia's state-owned Pertamina plans to import around 8-9 million barrels of gasoline in July, down 1-2 million barrels from June . . .
 20 June 2018 : China's Sinopec Fujian cuts June product exports 36% from May  {platts.com}
Sinopec Fujian Refining and Chemical Company in southeastern Fujian province plans to export around 109,000 mt of oil products in June . . .
 20 June 2018 : Argentina to begin exporting natural gas to Chile by end of 2018  {steelguru.com}
Reuters reported that Argentina will begin exporting natural gas to neighboring Chile before the end of the year, the energy ministers . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 18 June 2018 : Belgian reactor closures to hit Engie 2018 profit  {Reuters}
French gas and power group Engie on Monday said that unscheduled outages at its Belgian nuclear reactors will have an impact of 250 million euros . . .
 16 June 2018 : UKOG raises £5.5mln in oversubscribed share placing   {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
It comes after UK regulators confirmed the Horse Hill project was clear to undergo a long term production testing programme . . .
 14 June 2018 : Challenging oil market drags Trafigura’s profit down 53%  {oilprice.com}
One of the world’s biggest commodity traders, Trafigura, reported on Wednesday a 53-percent decline in profit for the six months ending March 31 . . .
 13 June 2018 : Exxon builds energy trading business to raise profits  {oilprice.com}
ExxonMobil, which unlike its competitors steered clear of energy trading in the past, has recently started to hire experienced traders . . .
 12 June 2018 : The oil giant that saw its cash reserves plunge 90%  {oilprice.com}
India’s top oil explorer, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has seen its cash reserves plummet by more than 90 percent in one year . . .
 8 June 2018 : RIL petrochemical business posted record profit in 2017-18  {Economic Times}
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s refining and petrochemical businesses posted record level of profitability on the back of expanded capacities . . .
 7 June 2018 : BNK Petroleum offers Glenn and WLC well update  {investingnews.com}
BNK Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on finding and exploiting large . . .
 7 June 2018 : Venezuela frees 2 Chevron employees arrested in April   {seattletimes.com}
Venezuelan officials have released two Chevron employees who were arrested in April . . .
 6 June 2018 : Europa Oil & Gas shares rise as firm reveals major resource...   {proactiveinvestors.co.uk}
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) saw its shares rise on Tuesday after the explorer revealed a major upgrade to its prospective . . .
 1 June 2018 : Ophir Energy hit as Schlumberger exits key gas project  {ft.com}
Shares in Ophir Energy dropped more than 10 per cent on Thursday after the UK independent oil and gas group said services group . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 20 June 2018 : Santos awards three engineering contracts for Barossa gas...  {offshore-technology.com}
Santos has awarded three engineering contracts, thereby advancing the front end engineering and design phase of the Barossa offshore project further . . .
 19 June 2018 : Apache lets contract for Permian gas processing plants  {ogj.com}
Apache Corp., Houston, has let a contract to Saulsbury Industries, Odessa, Tex., to build three 200-MMcfd cryogenic processing plants . . .
 18 June 2018 : A new deal for oil and gas  {frontiermyanmar.net}
The government is reviewing the structure of its contracts with energy companies amid warnings that the present fiscal terms are deterring investment . . .
 17 June 2018 : ConocoPhillips awards three contracts for Australian offshore gas project  {Reuters}
ConocoPhillips has awarded three engineering contracts for the design of the major Barossa gas project intended to supply its Darwin LNG export . . .
 17 June 2018 : Morocco signs gas pipeline deal with Nigeria  {thearabweekly.com}
By signing a gas pipeline agreement with Nigeria during Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari’s official visit to Rabat, Morocco has taken a . . .
 15 June 2018 : Algeria renews natural gas contracts with Spain   {xinhuanet.com}
Algeria's national oil company Sonatrach on Thursday renewed agreements with Spain's Fenosa for natural gas sales until 2030. According . . .
 13 June 2018 : Shell lets Penguins flow-systems contract  {ogj.com}
Royal Dutch Shell PLC has let an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract to Subsea 7 for flow and control systems . . .
 12 June 2018 : Algeria inks new gas development deal with Total, Repsol  {xinhuanet.com}
Algerian energy giant Sonatrach on Monday signed a contract worth 324 million U.S. dollars with France's Total and Spain's Repsol . . .
 12 June 2018 : Indonesia’s Medco Energy renews oil and gas contract...  {libyaobserver.ly}
The Libyan Investment Authority signed a contract with Indonesian oil and gas company Medco Energy on Sunday to extend the previous agreement . . .
 8 June 2018 : Iraq awards border-field rehab contracts  {ogj.com}
Iraqi Minister of Oil Jabbar Ali Al-Luiebi said he expects production to reach 500,000 b/d of oil from six fields to be rehabilitated under contracts . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 22 June 2018 : Qatar may increase stake in Rosneft, but no current plans  {Reuters}
Qatar may consider increasing its stake in Rosneft at some point but there are no immediate plans to do so, Faisal Alsuwaidi . . .
 22 June 2018 : PTTEP shells out B23bn for Bongkot stake  {bangkokpost.com}
PTT Exploration and Production Plc, the only SET-listed upstream oil and gas company, has completed the acquisition of a 22.22% stake . . .
 21 June 2018 : China Aviation Oil to sell 39% stake in Xinyuan petrochemicals firm  {sbr.com.sg}
For CIMB analyst Cezzane See, the sale will have a minor impact in CAO’s earnings. We believe the proposed sale could be CAO’s way of streamlining . . .
 21 June 2018 : Adnoc may pick up 25% stake in Saudi Aramco’s Ratnagiri refinery  {livemint.com}
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, the state-run oil company of the United Arab Emirates, may pick up a 25% stake in the largest global refinery . . .
 21 June 2018 : UAE Mubadala buys 10 percent of Italian Eni stake...  {english.ahram.org.eg}
UAE-based investment fund Mubadala has bought a 10 percent stake in Egypt's giant Mediterranean Zohr gas field from Italian oil and gas company Eni . . .
 21 June 2018 : Vitol and partners to buy Nigeria assets  {africaoilandpower.com}
A Vitol-led consortium has surfaced as having exclusive talks to acquire Nigerian offshore fields held by Petrobas . . .
 21 June 2018 : Croatia's INA to buy out Eni's stake in northern Adriatic gas fields  {platts.com}
Croatia's INA which is majority owned by Hungary's MOL on Tuesday agreed to buy Eni's upstream subsidiary in Croatia . . .
 21 June 2018 : Shell sells $1.3 billion of oil and gas assets in Norway, Malaysia  {euronews.com}
Royal Dutch Shell announced the sale on Wednesday of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion . . .
 20 June 2018 : Lundin awarded stake in three Barents Sea blocks  {youroilandgasnews.com}
Lundin Petroleum AB is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has been awarded three exploration licences . . .
 19 June 2018 : Gas Natural Fenosa extends gas purchase with Sonatrach  {kallanishenergy.com}
Spanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa has extended its Algerian gas purchase deal with Sonatrach for another 12 years . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 22 June 2018 : Crews stop flow of oil into Dansville creek  {wlns.com}
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says a pipeline running through a farm field ruptured, spilling oil into a nearby creek . . .
 21 June 2018 : Court orders Shell to pay $3.6bn fine oil spill  {thisdaylive.com}
The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine . . .
 20 June 2018 : Supreme Court rejects Indiana barge company’s oil spill appeal  {theindianalawyer.com}
An Indiana-based barge company lost its bid Monday to have the Supreme Court of the United States hear a case of first impression . . .
 19 June 2018 : Bayelsa govt calls on Shell to clean up Aghoro oil spill  {tvcnews.tv}
The Bayelsa State Government has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company to clean up the Otobo-Iba Creek and areas of Aghoro . . .
 18 June 2018 : Husky wants to replace line that leaked in Saskatchewan  {kallanishenergy.com}
The company behind a 2016 oil spill that fouled a river and threatened public drinking water supplies in Saskatchewan . . .
 18 June 2018 : Weld County oil and gas spill report for June 18  {greeleytribune.com}
Information is based on Form 19, which operators must fill out detailing the leakage/spill events. Any spill release that may impact waters . . .
 17 June 2018 : Trans Mountain reported 12 spills in Burnaby, Burrard Inlet...  {burnabynow.com}
Trans Mountain has reported 12 spills at its sites in Burnaby – some entering the ocean – from the beginning of March to the end of May. Three . . .
 16 June 2018 : Ecopetrol embarrassed by new oil spill in central Colombia   {colombiareports.com}
Colombia’s state-run oil company Ecopetrol continues to be plagued by oil spills possibly due to neglect in maintenance . . .
 15 June 2018 : Panama City Port Authority receives millions from BP Oil Spill fund  {wjhg.com}
Officials with the Panama City Port Authority recently got word they received money from the BP Oil Spill fund. Thursday, Port Authority officials . . .
 14 June 2018 : Husky wants to build Saskatchewan oil pipeline, replace one...  {ctvnews.ca}
The company behind the 2016 oil spill that fouled the North Saskatchewan River and threatened the water supply of Prince Albert . . .
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11. OPEC News
 22 June 2018 : Ecuador sees OPEC, allies raising oil output by 600,000 bpd  {Reuters}
Ecuadorean Oil Minister Carlos Pérez said on Thursday that he does not expect OPEC and its partners to agree to raise oil output by 1 million barrels per day . . .
 22 June 2018 : OPEC strives for deal to raise oil output as Iran resists  {Reuters}
OPEC scrambled on Thursday to agree on raising oil output, with Saudi Arabia warning of shortages but Iran holding out against a deal . . .
 21 June 2018 : OPEC inches closer to reaching an oil output deal...  {cnbc.com}
Oil-producing nations appeared to inch closer to an output agreement in Vienna on Wednesday, even as geopolitical tensions . . .
 20 June 2018 : Keeping OPEC/non-OPEC oil output cuts could lead to severe Q3 market...  {platts.com}
Peak summer demand could drain global oil inventories to critical levels if the OPEC/non-OPEC coalition leaves its production cut agreement in place . . .
 20 June 2018 : Iran will not accept any OPEC decision to increase production...  {platts.com}
Iran will not accept any proposals for OPEC to raise its quotas, the country's oil minister said Tuesday, adding that even a 500,000 b/d increase . . .
 19 June 2018 : Saudi, Russia seek 1.5 million bpd OPEC, non-OPEC production increase...  {Reuters}
Ecuador’s oil minister said that a proposal to increase production from OPEC and non-OPEC countries by 1.5 million bpd is being put forward . . .
 19 June 2018 : OPEC meeting set to determine direction of VLCC market  {seatrade-maritime.com}
For tanker owners, there is much at stake on 22 June when OPEC oil ministers gather in Vienna for what is likely to be a particularly bad-tempered meeting . . .
 18 June 2018 : Three OPEC members to veto Saudi-proposed oil supply...  {business-standard.com}
Iran says Venezuela and Iraq will join it in blocking a proposal to increase oil production that’s backed by Saudi Arabia and Russia . . .
 18 June 2018 : OPEC plus looks into 1.5 bpd boost in oil production  {aawsat.com}
The OPEC and non-OPEC countries in a global oil output deal will consider increasing output by 1.5 million per day in the third quarter only . . .
 18 June 2018 : OPEC risks destroying its oil market success  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries can claim success in its roughly 18-month-old effort to curb production . . .
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12. General Oil News
 22 June 2018 : Mongolia launches construction of first oil refinery...  {Reuters}
Mongolia launched construction of its first oil refinery on Friday, a long-awaited project that is funded by India and designed to end . . .
 22 June 2018 : Petronas committed to helping Sarawak become major oil...  {theedgemarkets.com}
Petronas is committed to support Sarawak's aspiration to become a major player in the petroleum industry and has so far invested RM183 billion . . .
 22 June 2018 : Third oil storage tank set ablaze amid clashes at Libyan port  {oilprice.com}
Clashes at Libya’s oil port of Ras Lanuf resulted in a third storage tank set on fire, a witness and an oil engineer told Reuters on Thursday . . .
 21 June 2018 : German power, gas grids co-operate on storage plans up to 2030  {Reuters}
Major German power and gas grid firms Amprion and Open Grid Europe unveiled plans on Wednesday to jointly build large power-to-gas . . .
 21 June 2018 : Mexico announces bid terms for next oil tender  {oilprice.com}
Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission has announced the bid terms for the September 27 oil and gas tender . . .
 20 June 2018 : Nigeria struggles to sell its crude  {oilprice.com}
Nigeria is sitting on between 20 and 34 million barrels of unsold crude, Nigerian media report, quoting a Platts survey of tenders for July loadings . . .
 20 June 2018 : U.S. overtakes Saudi Arabia in recoverable oil reserves  {oilprice.com}
The United States has again outstripped Saudi Arabia as the holder of the world’s biggest recoverable oil resources with current technology . . .
 19 June 2018 : Russian oil and gas sector grows despite sanctions  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
The Russian oil and gas industry is booming, riding a surge in prices and a weaker ruble, and encouraged by initial successes in the largely untapped Arctic . . .
 19 June 2018 : API launches coalition to expand US offshore activity  {ogj.com}
The American Petroleum Institute has launched a bipartisan coalition of more than 100 business and government leaders across the southeastern US states . . .
 18 June 2018 : Siluria strikes license deal with Aramco unit  {oilreviewmiddleeast.com}
Siluria Technologies said that a unit of Saudi Aramco has signed a license to use the company's technology for processing petrochemicals . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 22 June 2018 : Gevo, Avfuel enter into renewable jet fuel supply agreement  {ethanolproducer.com}
Gevo Inc. announced today that it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel to Avfuel Corp., effective July 1 . . .
 22 June 2018 : Ethanol, oil companies to study feasibility of CO2 project  {ethanolproducer.com}
Occidental Petroleum Corp. and White Energy agreed Tuesday to evaluate the economic feasibility of carbon capture . . .
 22 June 2018 : Big growth in E15 expected in the US by 2021  {biofuels-news.com}
More than 2,800 US retail sites will offer E15 by 2021, generating approximately 350 million new ethanol gallons annually . . .
 22 June 2018 : EPA considers delaying Friday biofuel announcement: sources  {Reuters}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering delaying its widely anticipated announcement on Friday on 2019 renewable fuel volumes . . .
 21 June 2018 : Growth Energy: Prime the Pump success driving ethanol demand  {ethanolproducer.com}
More than 2,800 retail sites will offer E15 by 2021, generating approximately 350 million new ethanol gallons annually . . .
 21 June 2018 : ADM, DuPont to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes  {ethanolproducer.com}
Archer Daniels Midland Co. and DuPont Industrial Biosciences today announced a collaboration to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes . . .
 21 June 2018 : Biodiversity boosts algal biofuel yields  {biofuels-news.com}
Pioneering research has confirmed that a diverse mix of algal species in biofuel systems will significantly improve production . . .
 21 June 2018 : EPA to propose reallocating waived biofuels volumes to other refiners...  {Reuters}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose reallocating biofuel blending obligations waived under its small refinery exemption program . . .
 21 June 2018 : Indian Oil to set up Rs 9 bn ethanol plant in...  {business-standard.com}
Public sector behemoth Indian Oil is looking to invest almost Rs 9 billion in a greenfield second-generation ethanol plant in Uttar Pradesh . . .
 20 June 2018 : DOE: 31 projects will advance fundamental science for bioenergy  {ethanolproducer.com}
On June 18, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $40 million in funding for 31 projects to advance research in the development of microbes . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 World Gas Conference 2018 (WGC 2018) :    From 25th June to 29th June 2018 at Washington D.C.. Map
 1st Conference on Asset Integrity Management in Oil & Gas :    From 25th June to 26th June 2018 at Tehran. Map
 Global Port & Marine Operations - International Harbour Masters Congress :    From 25th June to 28th June 2018 at London. Map
 Human Capital & Talent Management for Energy Industry Summit 2018 :    From 26th June to 29th June 2018 at Singapore. Map
 Philmarine 2018 :    From 27th June to 29th June 2018 at Pasay City. Map
 11th World Bioenergy Congress and Expo :    From 2nd July to 4th July 2018 at Berlin. Map
 Oil Spill India (OSI) :    From 5th July to 6th July 2018 at New Delhi. Map
 Downstream Tatarstan :    From 10th July to 11th July 2018 at Kazan. Map
 Mexico Deepwater Conference :    From 12th July to 13th July 2018 at Mexico City. Map
 The Bakken Conference & Expo :    From 16th July to 18th July 2018 at Watford City. Map
 Argentina Shale Gas and Oil Summit :    From 17th July to 18th July 2018 at Buenos Aires. Map
 3rd World Congress on Petroleum Engineering and Natural Gas Recovery :    From 20th July to 21st July 2018 at Sydney. Map
 INAMARINE 2018 :    From 25th July to 27th July 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 9th Dredging And Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2018 :    From 31st July to 3rd August 2018 at Singapore. Map
 10th Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Shutdowns & Turnarounds Conference :    From 31st July to 2nd August 2018 at San Antonio. Map
 Gas Indonesia Summit & Exhibition :    From 1st August to 2nd August 2018 at Jakarta. Map
 International Conference on Petroleum Engineering 2018 :    From 6th August to 7th August 2018 at Dubai. Map
 SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium :    From 7th August to 9th August 2018 at Texas. Map
 4th World Congress on Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry :    From 13th August to 15th August 2018 at London. Map
 Exploration and Production of Unconventional Reservoirs Symposium :    From 14th August to 16th August 2018 at Neuquén. Map
 The Oil & Gas Conference® :    From 19th August to 23rd August 2018 at Denver. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Fundamentals of the Base Oil Business :   From 25th June to 25th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Advanced Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Masterclass 2018 :   From 26th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 LNG Loading Master & Certification :   From 27th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Awareness 2018 :   From 27th June to 29th June 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Deepwater Drilling Design and Operations :   From 1st July to 5th July 2018  at  Bali. Map
 API 653 Training – Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction :   From 2nd July to 6th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME Section VIII Division 1 & 2 – Pressure Vessel Series :   From 2nd July to 6th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 LNG Bunkering Masterclass :   From 2nd July to 4th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Energy Optimisation of Oil Refineries :   From 8th July to 12th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 The 10-Day Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors :   From 9th July to 20th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Modern Practices in Oil & Gas Contracts, Licensing, Production Rights, Legislation and Agreements :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  London. Map
 International Oil Trading :   From 9th July to 12th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Production Enhancement & Optimization :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 The Effective Shift Team Leader in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Industries :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Paris. Map
  API 579 – Fitness for Service :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 API 580 & API 581 Training – Risk-Based Inspection & Base Resource Document :   From 9th July to 13th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced Shutdown Turnaround and Start-Up :   From 9th July to 11th July 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 9th July to 11th July 2018  at  Bangkok. Map
 Safety Case Regime :   From 9th July to 12th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Emergency Response for Oil and Gas :   From 11th July to 13th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Operational Excellence: Managing Performance in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 15th July to 19th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Mini MBA for Learning & Development Professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 15th July to 19th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Developing Project Strategy in the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 16th July to 20th July 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 16th July to 20th July 2018  at  New York. Map
 Advanced LNG Contracts :   From 16th July to 17th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 16th July to 18th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Emergency Response for Oil and Gas :   From 16th July to 18th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Advanced LNG Pricing :   From 19th July to 20th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Basic Formation Evaluation :   From 22nd July to 26th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 LNG Supply, Demand & Pricing :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  London. Map
 Delivering Successful Projects within the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 3 day Masterclass Oil & Gas :   From 23rd July to 25th July 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Ship Arrest :   From 23rd July to 24th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  New York. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 23rd July to 27th July 2018  at  Bandung. Map
 Human Factors Engineering for Oil & Gas Industry :   From 23rd July to 24th July 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Tanker Chartering, Laytime and Demurrage :   From 25th July to 27th July 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 Oil and Gas Marine Terminals :   From 29th July to 2nd August 2018  at  Dubai . Map
 Mini MBA: Understanding the Dynamics of the Petrochemicals Industry :   From 30th July to 3rd August 2018  at  London. Map
 International Petroleum Business :   From 6th August to 10th August 2018  at  London. Map
 The 10-Day International Oil & Gas Business Management :   From 6th August to 17th August 2018  at  London. Map
 API 580 & API 581 Risk-Based Inspection & Base Resource Documents (Indonesia) :   From 6th August to 10th August 2018  at  Bandung. Map
 API 936 Refractory Inspection Code :   From 6th August to 8th August 2018  at  Perth. Map
 Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists :   From 12th August to 16th August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Advanced Managing Project Control :   From 12th August to 16th August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Oil & Gas Accounting & Performance Measurement :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Vienna. Map
 Essential Skills for Oil & Gas Managers & Supervisors :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Toronto. Map
 API Spec Q1 9th Edition Quality Management Systems Training and Practices :   From 13th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Geophysical Data Management For the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 13th August to 14th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Loading Master Certification for Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals :   From 13th August to 15th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ALARP Principles & Guidelines :   From 13th August to 15th August 2018  at  Singapore. Map
 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Awareness 2018 :   From 15th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Geophysical Data Management For the Oil & Gas Sector :   From 16th August to 17th August 2018  at  Jakarta. Map
 Advanced Basin Analysis :   From 17th August to 17th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Oil Refinery & Petrochemical Industry Wastewater Treatment :   From 19th August to 23rd August 2018  at  Dubai. Map
 Tendering, Contract Writing and Contract Management for Drilling and Well Services :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Introduction to Drilling and Completion and Well Intervention :   From 20th August to 22nd August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Subsea Pipeline Pre-Commissioning Operations Management :   From 20th August to 24th August 2018  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
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