MEOG: IEA sees global oil glut worsening, OPEC deal unlikely Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
ChinaOil: “China effect” passes by tankers Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
LatAmOil: Pemex owes US$7 billion to suppliers Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
EurOil: Nobel buys Shell interest Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
REM: Supreme Court deals blow to Obama by putting his climate change rules on hold Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
NorthAmOil: Canadian oil production uneconomical but growing Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
GLNG: India willing to consider long term fixed price contracts for gas supplies Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
AsianOil: India willing to consider long term fixed price contracts for gas supplies Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
AsiaElec: India likely to spend US$1 trillion on power by 2030 Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
AfrElec: Two tipped for Nampower top job Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
NorthAmOil: Obama’s US$319 billion oil tax plan raised to US$10.25 per barrel Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
MEOG: Iraq raises March Basra Light crude OSP to Asia Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
DMEA: Bahrain looking to distribute Russian LNG in Gulf Region Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
GLNG: Bahrain looking to distribute Russian LNG in Gulf Region Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
EurOil: South Stream pipeline project must comply with EU legislation if renewed Posted on Wednesday February 10, 2016
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