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Nicaragua's President Ortega condemns US sale of Citgo as “illegal confiscation”

19 June 2024

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega issued a statement on June 18 denouncing the forced sale of Citgo Petroleum Corporation as illegal and an act of confiscation driven by what he termed "colonialist and imperialist policies" of the United States.

Warren Buffett increases Occidental Petroleum stake to almost 29%

19 June 2024

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has increased its ownership stake in Occidental Petroleum to almost 29%

Canada oil, gas emissions cap could limit production, Alberta says

19 June 2024

The Canada federal government's plan for a nationwide emissions cap will likely, by 2030, cut oil production by over 626,000 barrels per day, and cut gas output by 62.3mn cubic metres per day of gas per day

China urges US to lift Venezuela sanctions, condemns Citgo sale

19 June 2024

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 18 issued a statement criticising United States sanctions on Venezuela, urging Washington to immediately halt its interference in Venezuela's domestic affairs and the auction sale of PDVSA-owned Citgo.

Federal judge dismisses Exxon climate lawsuit against activist investor

19 June 2024

A federal judge in Houston has tossed a climate lawsuit filed by Exxon Mobil against the activist investor Arjuna Capital.

Gas flows in Mountain Valley pipeline

19 June 2024

Gas is flowing in the controversial Mountain Valley pipeline just days after its operation was approved by federal regulators.

Oil states sue US to halt proposed rule that firms must guarantee to pay for dismantling old wells

19 June 2024

The rule would mostly affect smaller companies without the investment grade ratings or enough proven reserves to meet credit criteria.

Trans Mountain hopes to sell 30% stake to Indigenous tribes, says Alberta premier

19 June 2024

Canada’s Ottawa government is looking to sell a 30% stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline system to Indigenous groups, said Alberta’s premier. Ottawa had previously said it would try and sell the government-owned project.

Venezuela's Citgo faces imminent ownership transfer amid US court auction

18 June 2024

Venezuela stands on the brink of losing one of its most prized assets, Citgo Petroleum Corporation, following a protracted legal battle in the United States that underscores the country's tumultuous economic and political landscape.

Aramco and ADNOC advance their LNG portfolios

18 June 2024

ADNOC and Aramco are competing for LNG offtake while the Emirati firm progresses with its own liquefaction project.

Canada poised to stake bigger claim in northeast Asia’s LNG market

17 June 2024

Canada’s LNG industry is set to play the role of a crucial supplier to Asian buyers, according to industry participants at the Global Energy Show in Calgary.

Pembina Pipeline to make investment decision on Cedar LNG in June

17 June 2024

Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. is expected to take a final investment decision later in June on the proposed $4bn Cedar LNG project.

Matador Resources in $1.91bn bolt-on in Delaware Basin

13 June 2024

Matador Resources has announced that it will acquire a unit of Ameredev II Parent, for $1.91bn cash. Ameredev is a portfolio company of EnCap Investments.

Second Citgo auction closes amid significant interest

12 June 2024

The second round of bids in the US-based auction of shares in the Venezuelan-owned US refiner Citgo Petroleum ended on Tuesday, with at least one confirmed credit offer received.

Devon Energy strikes out on M&A wave – so far

12 June 2024

Devon Energy, the major US shale driller, has missed out on bids to purchase at least three of its peers in the last 12 months. This was reportedly because its shares were not seen as valuable enough, said people familiar with the negotiations.

Venezuela-owned Citgo parent shares attract strong interest in US court auction ahead of elections

12 June 2024

Prospective bidders had until June 11 to submit their proposals in a US court-mandated auction of shares in PDV Holding, the parent company of US refiner Citgo Petroleum. The auction is set to take place in July, just before the Venezuelan elections.

Noble to buy Diamond Offshore for $1.6bn

12 June 2024

Noble Corp will buy its smaller rival Diamond Offshore Drilling in a cash and stock deal of an estimated $1.59bn. The union of the offshore rigs operators is the latest of many mergers and acquisitions in the US oil and gas sector.

Venezuela creditors seek JPMorgan's backing in $7bn Citgo bid

12 June 2024

A consortium of creditors of Venezuela is reportedly seeking financial support from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to fund a $7bn bid for the parent company of US refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp.

Mountain Valley Pipeline completed, approved to start operations

12 June 2024

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has authorised the start of the 488-km pipeline, which has been delayed by legal wrangling for almost a decade since it was first proposed.

Oilsands CEOs support carbon tax, dislike Canada’s proposed emissions cap

12 June 2024

In Canada, the largest oilsands producers support a carbon tax but dislike a proposed oil and gas emissions cap, the companies’ top executives told Ottawa lawmakers recently.

US oil production flattens, says EIA

12 June 2024

US crude oil production will grow by just 2% from 2023 to an annual average of 13.2mn barrels per day in 2024 and by another 4% in 2025 to 13.7mn bpd, says a new forecast by the Energy Information Administration.

The climate case for US LNG

12 June 2024

The research may provide a compelling reason for the US pause on LNG approvals to be lifted.

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