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1. News on Oil Prices
 10 April 2020 : Crude prices slide as 10 million b/d OPEC+ cut fails to...  {spglobal.com}
Crude futures fell Thursday as an emergency OPEC+ group meeting resulted in a production cut agreement that was likely too limited . . .
 10 April 2020 : Bosnian region cuts Q2 industrial gas prices by 6.5%  {Reuters}
BH Gas, the main gas distributor in Bosnias autonomous Bosniak-Croat Federation, will cut wholesale gas prices for industrial consumers . . .
 10 April 2020 : P.E.I. gas prices increase April 10 for first time since February  {theguardian.pe.ca}
Gas prices took a hike overnight for the first time since February, in the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commissions latest update . . .
 10 April 2020 : Gas prices up slightly in N.L. for first time in 6 weeks  {cbc.ca}
As of Thursday, the maximum price per litre is 1.6 cents more expensive across Newfoundland and Labrador, as per the overnight . . .
 10 April 2020 : Average gas price in San Diego County falls just below $3  {fox5sandiego.com}
The average price of a gallon of gas in San Diego County dropped to its lowest amount since Aug. 9, 2017, Thursday, decreasing 1.2 cents to $2.965 . . .
 10 April 2020 : Crude oil futures rise on positive overseas cues  {Economic Times}
Crude oil prices on Thursday rose Rs 151 to Rs 2,045 per barrel as participants widened their positions in line with a positive trend overseas . . .
 9 April 2020 : AAA: Local gas prices drop below $2 per gallon  {timesleader.com}
AAA Mid-Atlantic says local prices have been dropping steadily since early March Wednesdays regional gas prices averages are between 90 cents . . .
 9 April 2020 : The decline in Delaware gas prices shows signs of slowing  {delawareonline.com}
Nationally, the gas price average dropped to $1.91 a gallon on Tuesday and AAA expects itll go to $1.75, with several East Coast states reaching $1.99 by May . . .
 9 April 2020 : Gas prices fall to as low as 98 cents in Milwaukee area...  {jsonline.com}
Gas prices are dropping as low as 98 cents per gallon in the Milwaukee area as people spend less time driving during the coronavirus pandemic . . .
 9 April 2020 : EIA forecasts Brent crude oil prices to average $33 in 2020  {Economic Times}
U.S. Energy Information Administration has projected Brent crude prices to average $33 per barrel in 2020, down from $43 per barrel forecasted earlier . . .
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2. Rig News
 10 April 2020 : Noble cold stacks two floaters, retires jackup  {offshore-mag.com}
The drilling contractor has cold stacked the drillship Noble Bully II and the semisubmersible Noble Paul Romano . . .
 10 April 2020 : Transocean taking precautions as Covid-19 confirmed on rig  {energyvoice.com}
Transocean has said it is taking precautions after two crew members tested positive for Covid-19 on one of its rigs offshore UK . . .
 10 April 2020 : US oil, gas rig count plummets 80 rigs to 641 on the week...  {spglobal.com}
The US oil and natural gas rig count fell by 80 to 641 over the past week, the biggest decline in more than five years . . .
 9 April 2020 : Oil rig workers hit with one-two punch of coronavirus...  {nbcnews.com}
Wes Bracken began his goodbyes to his co-workers a few days before finishing his three-week shift in mid-March on BPs Thunder Horse . . .
 9 April 2020 : ConocoPhillips shuts down North Slope drilling over coronavirus...  {alaskapublic.org}
Oil giant ConocoPhillips announced Wednesday that its shutting down its drill rigs on the remote North Slope oil fields . . .
 8 April 2020 : Government admits BP drilling permit process was unlawful  {ekklesia.co.uk}
The government admits it acted unlawfully in granting BP’s permit to drill for new oil in the North Sea, a Greenpeace legal challenge reveals . . .
 8 April 2020 : U.S. rig count could collapse by 65%  {oilprice.com}
Due to the combined global effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing oil price war, the American oil and gas industry is stepping heavily . . .
 7 April 2020 : RockRose advancing abandonment program for North Sea Brae area  {offshore-mag.com}
RockRose Energy will look to cut its previously announced capex for its North Sea fields this year by at least $80 million . . .
 7 April 2020 : US rig count drops by 64 from previous week; Texas dropped 30  {cbs7.com}
The U.S. rig count is down 64 rigs from the previous week to 664, with oil rigs down 62 to 562, gas rigs down two at 100 . . .
 7 April 2020 : Oil drillers remove rigs from Permian Basin & Eagle Ford  {finance.yahoo.com}
Baker Hughes data, issued at the end of every week since 1944, helps energy service providers gauge the overall business environment of the oil and gas industry . . .
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3. News on Oil Exploration
 10 April 2020 : China discovers 100 million tons of oil on Uyghur Land  {abc14news.com}
Chinese condition media on Thursday introduced the discovery of a significant oilfield in Tarim Basin, found in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Location . . .
 10 April 2020 : NPD monitoring impact of offshore Norway cutbacks  {offshore-mag.com}
Exploration offshore Norway has contracted following recent global developments, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) . . .
 10 April 2020 : Geothermal energy exploration drilling in Uganda...  {hydrogenfuelnews.com}
Geothermal energy exploration drilling in Uganda has finally started. Planning first started last year, with the decision receiving approval last December . . .
 10 April 2020 : OMV exit signals end of offshore oil exploration in NZ  {waateanews.com}
Austrian oil giant OMV has announced today that its indefinitely postponing its last remaining oil and gas exploration plans in the Taranaki Basin . . .
 10 April 2020 : SOCAR, Total discuss development of Absheron gas field...  {azernews.az}
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan and French company TOTAL have discussed development of the Aghseron gas field . . .
 10 April 2020 : Chariot sees more gas upside in Anchois discovery...  {offshore-mag.com}
It now plans to build a Moroccan gas business through delivery of the offshore Anchois gas development. The project, the company said . . .
 10 April 2020 : Small oil firm reports huge Alaska oil discovery  {oilprice.com}
UK-based oil exploration firm Pantheon Resources believes it has a huge 1.8-billion-barrel oil discovery in Alaska after evaluating an old exploration well . . .
 9 April 2020 : Uncertainty over fossil fuel exploration after OMVs Maui-8 decision  {rnz.co.nz}
The future of offshore oil and gas exploration in New Zealand in doubt after OMV announced today it is postponing drilling its Maui-8 exploration well . . .
 9 April 2020 : 88 Energy drilling program misses oil, hits condensates  {alaskajournal.com}
A small Australian explorer is reporting mixed initial results from an exploration well drilled last month in an area south of the largest North Slope oil fields . . .
 9 April 2020 : Key offshore wildcat wells at risk of being suspended  {oedigital.com}
At least nine of the worlds top planned exploration wells for 2020 are at risk of being suspended as a result of the blended impact of COVID-19 . . .
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4. News on Oil Demand and Oil Consumption
 10 April 2020 : Indonesias fuel demand drops amid concerns of tighter...  {spglobal.com}
Indonesias daily consumption of transport fuels like gasoline dropped nearly 16% since work-from-home guidelines were introduced in mid-March . . .
 10 April 2020 : French gas demand dives 25% due to lockdown...  {montelnews.com}
French gas demand has dived by a quarter since mid-March amid the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus lockdown . . .
 10 April 2020 : Covid-19 impact: Indias petroleum consumption...  {Economic Times}
The ongoing measures in India to arrest the spread of Covid-19 has severely dented the consumption of fuel in the country . . .
 8 April 2020 : US EIA makes deeper cuts to short-term gas output, consumption...  {spglobal.com}
Factoring in further impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the global crude oil price standoff, the US Energy Information Administration Tuesday . . .
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5. News on Oil Output
 10 April 2020 : US may cut oil production by over 1.7mln bpd in 2020...  {urdupoint.com}
The United States may cut its oil production by more than 1.7 million barrels per day already this year, the Russian Direct Investment Funds . . .
 10 April 2020 : Russias Novatek says Q1 natural gas production up 2.2% y/y  {Reuters}
Russian gas producer Novatek increased its gas production in the first quarter by 2.2% year on year to 19.1 billion cubic metres . . .
 10 April 2020 : EIA revises down forecasts for Azerbaijans oil output  {azernews.az}
Azerbaijans petroleum and other liquids production will stand at 0.75 million barrels per day in 2020, as compared to 0.79 million barrels per day in 2019 . . .
 10 April 2020 : Mexico rejects global plan to cut oil production  {oilprice.com}
The deadly price war and coronavirus cocktail that threw most of the global industry into a panic seems to have missed one of the large national players . . .
 10 April 2020 : Oil producers agree to cut production by a fifth  {bbc.com}
Opec producers and allies have agreed to cut output by more than a fifth to counter the slump in demand caused by coronavirus lockdowns . . .
 9 April 2020 : Exxon Mobil opposes Texas production cuts...  {Reuters}
The largest U.S. oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it opposes Texas energy regulators mandating any oil production cuts . . .
 9 April 2020 : ND oil production slumps from coronavirus crisis, price war  {grandforksherald.com}
Production in North Dakotas Oil Patch has slumped by an estimated 175,000 barrels daily down from 1.4 million barrels daily . . .
 9 April 2020 : Repsol Q1 upstream production slips 3% on quarter to...  {spglobal.com}
Spanish integrated energy group Repsols upstream oil and gas production in the first quarter of 2020 fell 3% from the previous quarter to 710,000 b/d . . .
 9 April 2020 : Russia, Saudi to debate oil output cuts as U.S. resists joining  {Reuters}
OPEC and Russia meet on Thursday to try to agree to record oil output cuts but their efforts to address the slump in prices . . .
 9 April 2020 : Canadas biggest oil driller backs global production cut  {oilprice.com}
Canadas largest oil producer, Canadian Natural Resources, is ready to back a potential pledge by Canadas federal government for a production cut . . .
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6. News on Oil Transportation
 10 April 2020 : Indian Oil to import more LPG to meet additional demand  {thehindubusinessline.com}
The company will be importing about 50 per cent more LPG to ensure uninterrupted availability of bulk LPG for its bottling plants . . .
 9 April 2020 : South Koreas KOGAS asks for LNG cargo delays as demand tanks...  {Reuters}
State-run Korea Gas Corp, South Koreas top buyer of liquefied natural gas, has asked for some cargo deliveries to be deferred, four industry sources said . . .
 9 April 2020 : Indias LNG imports jumped 68 per cent in Feb as...  {Economic Times}
Indias Liquefied Natural Gas imports jumped 68 per cent to 3,453 Million Standard Cubic Meter in February this year . . .
 9 April 2020 : Ecuador halts crude pipelines due to landslide, says exports...  {Reuters}
Ecuador halted operations of its two crude oil pipelines due to a landslide late on Tuesday in the countrys Amazon region . . .
 8 April 2020 : Ukraine only needs 2-3 bcm of gas to fill storage for 2020/21...  {Economic Times}
Ukraine needs only an additional 2-3 billion cubic meters of natural gas for storage for the next heating season . . .
 8 April 2020 : Russia ponders gasoline import ban to protect home market...  {Reuters}
Russia is considering a six-month ban on gasoline imports to protect its market from a possible flood of cheap fuel, two government sources said on Tuesday . . .
 7 April 2020 : Algerias Sonatrach hooks up new southwestern gas pipeline...  {spglobal.com}
Algerias state-owned Sonatrach has completed the construction of a gas pipeline to link new fields in the southwest of the country . . .
 7 April 2020 : EBRD may lend 244 mln euros to Kazakh pipeline firm Kaztransgas  {Economic Times}
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering extending the equivalent of $244 million in loans to two units . . .
 6 April 2020 : Norwegian gas exports to UK fall sharply as demand slumps  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Pipeline gas flows from Norway to Britain fell 44% on Friday from the start of the week as the summer gas season starts and coronavirus lockdowns continue . . .
 5 April 2020 : Yemens Saudi-aligned government says Houthis attacked oil pipeline...  {kfgo.com}
The oil ministry of the internationally-recognized, Saudi-aligned government in Yemen said on Sunday the Iran-aligned . . .
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7. News on Oil companies
 10 April 2020 : Russias Gazprom expects EU gas market to recover from Q3...  {Economic Times}
Gazprom expects European gas demand, dented by the coronavirus crisis, to start recovering from the third quarter . . .
 9 April 2020 : Chinas CNOOC group to trim 2020 investment by up to 15%  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
China National Offshore Oil Corp will trim annual investment by 10% to 15% in 2020, while maintaining its goal of increasing domestic crude oil . . .
 9 April 2020 : Marathon Oil deepens spending cuts on oil price rout  {business.financialpost.com}
Marathon Oil Corp on Wednesday cut its capital expenditure for the second time in a month, as crude oil prices hover around $30s per barrel . . .
 3 April 2020 : ONGC to lose Rs 4,000 cr on new gas price; seeks freeing of gas...  {deccanherald.com}
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp will lose about Rs 4,000 crore in revenue and start making cash losses . . .
 2 April 2020 : Imperial Oil cutting spending plans for 2020 by $1 billion  {jwnenergy.com}
Imperial Oil Limited is reducing its spending for this year by $1 billion, including a $500-million cut to its capital spending plan . . .
 2 April 2020 : BP cuts spending by quarter, lowers U.S. shale output  {Reuters}
BP on Wednesday cut its 2020 spending plans by 25% and will reduce output from its U.S. shale oil and gas business in the face of the collapse in oil prices . . .
 1 April 2020 : Shell secures £10bn loan facility as it warns over £650m hit...  {theguardian.com}
Royal Dutch Shell has secured a $12bn loan facility to protect its shareholder payouts against an oil price crisis . . .
 30 March 2020 : Chinas oil giant reports higher revenue, lower profits in 2019  {xinhuanet.com}
PetroChina, Chinas largest oil and gas producer, reported expansion in revenue in 2019, while its net profit saw a remarkable drop . . .
 30 March 2020 : Sinopec 2019 net profit fell 8.7% on lower oil prices  {morningstar.com}
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., better known as Sinopec, said its net profit fell 8.7% in 2019 partly due to a decrease in petroleum products prices . . .
 28 March 2020 : Energy trader Vitols oil volumes rose 8% in 2019  {Reuters}
Global energy trader Vitol said on Friday its 2019 revenues were $225 billion and its traded oil and refined products volumes rose by 8% . . .
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8. Oil Contracts
 10 April 2020 : APC signs agreement with SK Gas to build two new...  {meconstructionnews.com}
License agreements have also been signed with several firms for the procurement of necessary technology at the plants . . .
 10 April 2020 : US Well Services concludes electric fracturing contract...  {hydrocarbons-technology.com}
Well stimulation and development services provider US Well Services has executed a long-term contract to provide electric hydraulic fracturing services . . .
 9 April 2020 : Oil price swings snuff out energy deals by private equity firms  {penews.com}
Bargain-hunting firms with capital may have to wait as much as six months for prices to settle, experts suggest, but the situation has opened up opportunities . . .
 8 April 2020 : MISC bags long-term charter contracts from Total SA  {nst.com.my}
MISC Bhds subsidiary AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd has bagged long-term charter contracts from Chartering and Shipping Services SA, a unit of Total SA . . .
 6 April 2020 : Iraq oil minister says new oil deal needs support from key oil producers...  {zawya.com}
Iraqs oil minister is optimistic about reaching a new deal among producers to reduce oil output after phone calls with some of his OPEC+ counterparts . . .
 5 April 2020 : China prepares to close oil deal of a lifetime in Iraq  {oilprice.com}
Over the past week or so, China has eased quarantine measures in Wuhan – the city in which the global coronavirus . . .
 4 April 2020 : US oil and gas industry sees 28.2% drop in deal activity  {hydrocarbonengineering.com}
The US oil and gas industry saw a drop of 28.2% in overall deal activity during February 2020, when compared with the last 12-month average . . .
 3 April 2020 : Tunisia and Algeria to sign a 10 year gas supply deal  {constructionreviewonline.com}
Tunisia and Algeria are to sign a 10 year gas supply deal according to the governments of Tunisia and Algeria represented by their respective Energy . . .
 3 April 2020 : Morocco: Tendrara Gas Sale Agreement postponed due to...  {aawsat.com}
British gas company Sound Energy PLC has announced requesting Moroccos National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water to postpone signing . . .
 2 April 2020 : Yinsons FPSO contract in Ghana terminated  {themalaysianreserve.com}
The lower crude oil prices and Covid-19 pandemic have started to impact upstream projects with Yinson Holdings Bhd announcing . . .
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9. News on Oil stocks
 10 April 2020 : Delay to Rovuma LNG latest setback for Mozambique LNG sector  {spglobal.com}
The decision this week by US major ExxonMobil to delay the final investment decision on the Rovuma LNG project in Mozambique . . .
 9 April 2020 : Total pays USD 484m for stake in Indian solar JV with Adani Green  {renewablesnow.com}
French oil and gas group Total SA has officially invested INR 37.07 billion to get a 50% stake in an equally-owned solar power joint venture . . .
 9 April 2020 : KrisEnergy sells 30% stake in Indonesia exploration block...  {businesstimes.com.sg}
The upstream oil and gas company previously held a 30 per cent non-operated working interest in the PSC in the Malacca Strait, Indonesia . . .
 9 April 2020 : Saudi fund takes stakes in European oil companies  {marketwatch.com}
Saudi Arabias sovereign-wealth fund has amassed stakes worth roughly $1 billion in four major European oil companies . . .
 8 April 2020 : Bulgarias Armeec lowers stake in oil and gas exploration and production  {seenews.com}
Bulgarias Oil and Gas Exploration and Production said on Tuesday that local insurer Armeec has decreased its stake . . .
 7 April 2020 : Exclusive: Qatar Petroleum not scaling down LNG expansion...  {Reuters}
Qatar Petroleum will postpone the start of production from its new gas facilities to 2025 due to a delay in the bidding process . . .
 6 April 2020 : GSPC begins process to sell stake in 7 onshore blocks  {Times of India}
Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) has finalized four private firms, including one foreign entity, for offloading its stake . . .
 4 April 2020 : Oil billionaire Dan Wilks acquiring stakes in hard-hit U.S. service firms  {Reuters}
Oil billionaire Dan Wilks this week took a large stake in a struggling U.S. shale fracking company days after his Wilks Brothers investment group took . . .
 3 April 2020 : TAIPED to sell stakes in four regional ports  {ekathimerini.com}
Greece plans to sell majority stakes in four ports as part of a privatization plan agreed with its lenders after the country exited the bailouts in 2018 . . .
 2 April 2020 : Greece to sell majority stakes in four ports...  {hellenicshippingnews.com}
Greece plans to sell majority stakes in four ports as part of a privatisation plan agreed with its lenders after the country exited the bailouts in 2018 . . .
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10. News on Oil Pollution
 10 April 2020 : Coleman Oil settles with EPA over spill in river  {wenatcheeworld.com}
Coleman Oil Co. has settled two lawsuits with the federal government over a 2017 biodiesel spill in the Columbia River . . .
 10 April 2020 : Ecuador scrambles to contain oil spill in Amazon region  {Reuters}
Ecuadorean authorities on Thursday were scrambling to limit the environmental impact of a crude oil spill in the countrys Amazon region . . .
 9 April 2020 : Small oil spill reported at facility near Lompoc  {ksby.com}
Emergency crews were called to an oil production facility in the Lompoc area Wednesday morning for a small oil spill . . .
 8 April 2020 : $24 million awarded to four local coastal restoration projects  {fox10tv.com}
According to the governor, the projects were developed by state and federal resource agencies and are designed to remedy harm caused by the 2010 oil spill . . .
 8 April 2020 : Gulf oil spill still affecting wildlife, group says  {houmatoday.com}
A decade after the nations worst offshore oil spill, dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still seriously at risk . . .
 7 April 2020 : Work starts on disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline  {ctvnews.ca}
A Canadian company said Monday that its started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border . . .
 7 April 2020 : Cleanup complete at scene of oil tanker crash in...  {kclu.org}
Crews have completed cleanup at the site of a tanker truck crash in Santa Barbara County which spilled 4500 gallons of crude oil . . .
 6 April 2020 : Cargo vessel accident dumps 600 gallons of oil in Galapagos Islands  {gruntstuff.com}
The center-pounding caught-on-camera spill off the coast of Ecuador occurred Sunday morning when a crane loading a diesel container . . .
 4 April 2020 : Texas oil company to pay $115,000 civil penalty to resolve...  {hazmatmag.com}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed settlement with Citation Oil & Gas Corp. of Houston . . .
 3 April 2020 : Brine spills at McKenzie County well site  {bismarcktribune.com}
A tank at an oil well site in McKenzie County leaked brine Wednesday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division . . .
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11. OPEC News
 10 April 2020 : OPEC, allies to cut oil by 10m bbl/day for two months...  {icis.com}
OPEC and its allies agreed on Thursday to cut oil production by 10m bbl/day for a two months, according to the American Petroleum Institute . . .
 10 April 2020 : Opec and Russia agree to cut oil output in bid to prop up prices  {theguardian.com}
Opec and its allies led by Russia agreed on Thursday to cut their oil output by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States . . .
 10 April 2020 : OPEC+ deal wont solve the oil storage crisis  {oilprice.com}
It was going to be a reasonably good year for oil. OPEC+ would continue to keep a lid on production to keep prices above dangerous levels . . .
 9 April 2020 : AEC urges organisations of OPEC to reach deal  {businessghana.com}
OPEC and OPEC+ are set to meet in Vienna on Thursday, April 9th, to try to reach a deal on ending the current oil prices war . . .
 8 April 2020 : OPEC daily basket price stood at $23.48 a barrel Monday  {wam.ae}
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $23.48 a barrel on Monday, 6th April, 2020, compared with $23.01 the previous Friday . . .
 8 April 2020 : OPEC+ set to agree 4.3 mln bpd in output cuts: JP Morgan  {Economic Times}
OPEC and Russia this week are likely to agree to cut oil output by about 4.3 million barrels per day, JP Morgan analysts said in a note on Tuesday . . .
 8 April 2020 : OPEC nations face credit downgrades as crisis drags on  {oilprice.com}
The coronavirus pandemic and the oil price collapse are rapidly deteriorating the sovereign rating outlook--with more multi-notch downgrades on the way . . .
 7 April 2020 : Norway considers attending OPEC meeting on April 9 -oil ministry  {Reuters}
Norway was invited to and is considering attending the OPEC meeting on April 9 as an observer, if there is a broad participation, the country’s oil ministry said on Monday . . .
 6 April 2020 : OPEC-Russia meeting delayed until April 9 amid turmoil...  {cnnphilippines.com}
OPEC and Russia have postponed a meeting set for Monday to discuss supply cuts and ending a brutal price war . . .
 6 April 2020 : OPECs plan to take over the global oil industry  {oilprice.com}
The first three months of 2020 have shocked the global energy market to its foundations. The toxic mix of coronavirus . . .
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12. General Oil News
 10 April 2020 : JPMorgan to dump loans of Gulf oil producers  {oilprice.com}
JPMorgan has recently tried to sell at a discount loans it holds of the sovereign wealth funds of the two major oil producers in the Gulf . . .
 9 April 2020 : BP issues force majeure to Golar over Tortue Ahmeyim...  {Economic Times}
Golar LNG Ltd said on Tuesday it received a force majeure notice from a BP unit seeking to delay by a year receipt of a floating liquefied natural gas facility . . .
 7 April 2020 : Azerbaijans oil-gas revenues hit $1.8 billion in 2020  {azernews.az}
In the first quarter of 2020, the revenues of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan amounted to $2 billion 219 million . . .
 7 April 2020 : EPA wins case to stall exit of oil industry vessel from Tui field...  {stuff.co.nz}
An oil industry vessel left holding the pipes when another company went bust, cannot cap the pipes and lay them on the sea floor . . .
 7 April 2020 : Iraq site of US oil company Halliburton targeted by rockets  {middleeasteye.net}
Rockets landed near a district that houses foreign workers in Iraqs oil industry early on Monday, but caused no damage or casualties . . .
 6 April 2020 : North Sea oil faces crisis  {oilprice.com}
Oil and gas production in the North Sea became viable due to the 1973 oil crisis. The Arab-Israeli conflict caused a serious disruption that led to skyrocketing prices . . .
 6 April 2020 : Big oil raises debt to ride out price crash  {oilprice.com}
As prices crashed, the supermajors resorted to one of the last tools they have before starting to potentially consider the painful idea of cutting dividends . . .
 5 April 2020 : Trump signals possible tariffs on oil imports amid low prices  {daijiworld.com}
US President Donald Trump said that he would impose tariffs on oil imports to protect the American energy sector if necessary, showing . . .
 3 April 2020 : Feature: Unfettered global natural gas market...  {spglobal.com}
Unless a deal is brokered between the worlds biggest oil producers in the near future, the global oil market may start to look a lot more like its gas equivalent . . .
 3 April 2020 : $5 crude could put Canadas oil sands out of business  {oilprice.com}
Over the last few weeks, the higher breakeven costs for oil and the lack of sufficient takeaway capacity has come back to haunt Canadas oil patch . . .
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13. News on Biofuels
 10 April 2020 : Brazils CJ Selecta plans to open first ethanol mill despite...  {Reuters}
Brazilian soy crusher CJ Selecta will push ahead with building its first ethanol mill by years end, as others in the market steer away from the biofuel . . .
 10 April 2020 : USDA cuts corn for ethanol demand forecast  {icis.com}
As fuel ethanol demand plummets due to the coronavirus, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has lowered its forecasted demand . . .
 10 April 2020 : Granite Falls Energy extends annual shutdown, considers idling  {ethanolproducer.com}
Granite Falls Energy LLC filed an 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 9 announcing it will extend the regularly scheduled annual shutdown . . .
 10 April 2020 : USGC solicits applications for Ethanol A-Team  {ethanolproducer.com}
The U.S. Grains Council is soliciting applications for seven advisory teams (A-Teams), including the Ethanol A-Team . . .
 9 April 2020 : Clariant begins monthly production of 2 million litres of disinfectant...  {biofuels-news.com}
A chemical company has announced it has started monthly production of 2 million litres of disinfectant at its facilities in Germany . . .
 9 April 2020 : Feature: Center-South Brazil ethanol imports hit highest level...  {spglobal.com}
Center-South Brazil is the countrys largest ethanol producing region and therefore it is unusual to see imported cargoes arriving at regional ports . . .
 9 April 2020 : Ethanol plants continue to help produce hand sanitizer  {ethanolproducer.com}
More ethanol plants are helping combat the COVID-19 pandemic by aiding in the production of hand sanitizer and other disinfecting products . . .
 9 April 2020 : Weekly ethanol production falls by 20%, stocks set another record  {ethanolproducer.com}
U.S. fuel ethanol production fell 20 percent the week ending April 3 to an average of 672,000 barrels per day, the lowest . . .
 9 April 2020 : Brazilian Center-South hydrous ethanol prices rally on stock...  {spglobal.com}
Hydrous ethanol prices in Brazils key Center-South region continued Wednesday its third consecutive positive day . . .
 8 April 2020 : Poet idles ethanol plants; Corn farmers lose home for 110 million...  {agriculture.com}
POET, Inc., the worlds largest ethanol producer, will idle production at its bio-processing facilities in Ashton and Coon Rapids, Iowa . . .
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Oil & Gas conferences in the next 60 days
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 Colombia Energy Summit :    From 21st April to 22nd April 2020 at Bogota. Map
 SPE/IADC Managed Pressure Drilling & Underbalanced Operations Conference & Exhibition :    From 21st April to 22nd April 2020 at Denver. Map
 Argus Panama Bunker Fuels Conference :    From 22nd April to 24th April 2020 at Panama City. Map
 Argentina LNG & Shale: The Energy Online Series :    From 28th April to 28th April 2020 at online. Map
 7th Annual Asian Refining Summit :    From 4th May to 5th May 2020 at Singapore. Map
 9th Annual Asian Petrochemicals Markets Conference :    From 5th May to 6th May 2020 at Singapore. Map
 Floating LNG Global :    From 11th May to 12th May 2020 at Amsterdam. Map
 11th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power :    From 11th May to 14th May 2020 at Tokyo. Map
 Oil & Gas Uzbekistan Exhibition and Conference :    From 13th May to 15th May 2020 at Tashkent. Map
 Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2020 :    From 13th May to 14th May 2020 at Amsterdam . Map
 Offshore Upstream Development in Russia and CIS :    From 15th May to 15th May 2020 at Moscow. Map
 2nd Offshore Wind Power Japan :    From 18th May to 20th May 2020 at Tokyo. Map
 Future Oil & Gas North Sea :    From 20th May to 21st May 2020 at  Aberdeen. Map
 Upstream Digital Transformation Conference Europe 2020 (UDT EU 2020) :    From 27th May to 28th May 2020 at London. Map
 Baltic LNG & Gas Forum :    From 27th May to 28th May 2020 at Klaipeda. Map
 FSRU World Congress 2020 :    From 2nd June to 3rd June 2020 at Singapore. Map
 2nd Offshore MENA Congress 2020 :    From 3rd June to 4th June 2020 at Cairo. Map
 The Future of Latin America Oil & Gas Digital Transformation Summit :    From 3rd June to 4th June 2020 at Rio de Janeiro. Map
 IADC International Tax Seminar :    From 3rd June to 5th June 2020 at San Antonio. Map
 Bunker Fuel Asia 2020 :    From 4th June to 5th June 2020 at Singapore. Map
 17th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives :    From 4th June to 5th June 2020 at Singapore. Map
 CLEAN PACIFIC Conference & Exhibition :    From 9th June to 11th June 2020 at Renton. Map
 14th BioPlastics Market Summit :    From 9th June to 10th June 2020 at Bangkok. Map
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Oil & Gas trainings in the next 60 days
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 Loading Master for Oil, LNG Gas and Petrochemical Terminals :   From 12th April to 16th April 2020  at  Dubai. Map
 Direct Fired Heaters: Their Design & Operations :   From 13th April to 15th April 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Loading Master Certificate :   From 15th April to 17th April 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Integrating Asset Integrity into Operational and Strategic Management :   From 15th April to 17th April 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Loading Master Certification for Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals :   From 15th April to 17th April 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Mini MBA: Oil & Gas and Energy Management :   From 20th April to 24th April 2020  at  Bogota. Map
 Advanced Practical Centrifugal Pump :   From 20th April to 24th April 2020  at   Kuala Lumpur. Map
 ASME PCC-2 (Repair of Pressure Equipment) :   From 20th April to 22nd April 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 BunkerExperience 2020 Rotterdam :   From 20th April to 23rd April 2020  at  Vlaardingen . Map
 Integrated Petrophysics for Reservoir Characterisation :   From 20th April to 22nd April 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Shipbroking and Chartering :   From 12th May to 13th May 2020  at  Online learning. Map
 ISO 55000 - Asset Management International Standard :   From 13th May to 15th May 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Best Practises in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 13th May to 15th May 2020  at  Jakarta. Map
 Dry Cargo Laytime & Demurrage :   From 14th May to 15th May 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Applied Reliability - Centered Maintenance :   From 18th May to 20th May 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Best Practises in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety – Kuala Lumpur :   From 18th May to 20th May 2020  at  Kuala Lumpur. Map
 Process Safety and Major Hazards Management :   From 18th May to 20th May 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Mastering Energy Storage & Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)- Singapore :   From 1st June to 5th June 2020  at  Singapore. Map
 Production Sharing Contracts Module 1 :   From 8th June to 10th June 2020  at  Jakarta. Map
 Root Cause Analysis :   From 8th June to 11th June 2020  at  Bangkok. Map
 Best Practices in Heavy Transport and Lifting, Emphasizing Safety :   From 8th June to 10th June 2020  at  Amsterdam. Map
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