2016, December, 16, 18:50:00OIL PRICES: ABOUT $54
Brent crude futures were trading at $54.02 per barrel at 0808 GMT, flat from its last settlement. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 2 cents at $50.88 per barrel.
2016, December, 16, 18:45:00U.S. DEFICIT: $113 BLN
The U.S. current account deficit decreased to $113.0 billion (preliminary) in the third quarter of 2016 from $118.3 billion (revised) in the second quarter of 2016, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit decreased to 2.4 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.6 percent in the second quarter.
2016, December, 16, 18:40:00OPEC CUTS OIL
Japanese refiners have received notices of crude supply cuts from "some producers" for January loading, following OPEC's November 30 decision to cut production.
2016, December, 16, 18:35:00СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВО ЯПОНИИ И РОССИИ
Министр энергетики Российской Федерации Александр Новак принял участие в официальном визите Президента Российской Федерации Владимира Путина в Японию.
2016, December, 16, 18:30:00URALS: $47,82068
Средняя цена на нефть Urals за период мониторинга с 15 ноября по 14 декабря 2016 года составила $47,82068 за баррель, или $349,1 за тонну.
2016, December, 15, 19:05:00DEDICATION TO EXXONMOBIL
“He led the company with integrity and honor, ensuring that safety and environmental protection were at the forefront of everything we do, generating value for shareholders and highlighting the impressive accomplishments of the company’s diverse workforce throughout the world. We know that his service to the nation as secretary of state will be equally successful and distinguished.”
2016, December, 15, 19:00:00IRAQ'S OIL WILL UP
Iraq plans to increase crude-oil exports in January, government records show, immediately raising questions about its commitment to slashing production in line with OPEC’s landmark production agreement last month.
2016, December, 15, 18:55:00LIBYAN OIL WILL UP
Operations have restarted at two key oil fields and a connected pipeline in Western Libya that have been shut down for over two years, Libyan officials said, following an agreement with local tribes.
2016, December, 15, 18:50:00UPSTREAM'S EARNINGS UP
Oil production companies recorded positive earnings from their upstream (exploration and production) operations in the third quarter of 2016 for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2014.
2016, December, 15, 18:45:00GAZPROM - OMV AGREEMENT
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the OMV Executive Board, signed the Basic Agreement regarding the asset swap. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Hans Jörg Schelling, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria, and Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia.