2019, March, 29, 11:45:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $68
Oil prices rose on Friday on the back of ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, putting crude markets on track for their biggest quarterly rise since 2009.
2019, March, 29, 11:40:00THE THIRD NORD STREAM 2
The Danish Energy Agency has asked the Gazprom-owned developer of the planned 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany to consider a third route option, a spokesman for the agency said
2019, March, 29, 11:35:00RUSSIAN GAS FOR KYRGYZSTAN
Since 2014, gas sales to consumers within the country have grown by 30 per cent, gas transit has increased by 50 per cent, and gas grid coverage has risen from 22 to 30 per cent. In three years (2016–2018), a total of 669 kilometers of distribution pipelines was built, bringing natural gas to an additional 40,500 households.
2019, March, 29, 11:30:00SAUDI ARAMCO PAYS $69.1 BLN
Saudi Aramco announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, in a private transaction for $69.1bn.
2019, March, 29, 11:25:00SAUDI ARAMCO, MCDERMOTT PLATFORMS
The new facility will be used for large scale fabrication of offshore platforms and onshore/offshore modules.
2019, March, 29, 11:20:00U.S. CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT UP TO $134.4 billion
U.S. BEA - The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $134.4 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2018 from $126.6 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2018, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit was 2.6 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter, up from 2.5 percent in the third quarter.
2019, March, 29, 11:15:00U.S. TRADE DEFICIT $51.1 BLN
U.S. BEA - The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $51.1 billion in January, down $8.8 billion from $59.9 billion in December,
2019, March, 29, 11:10:00U.S. NUCLEAR COMPETITIVENESS
Nuclear is the largest source of clean energy in the USA, and the nation's nuclear plants are working more efficiently than ever, Korsnick said, adding they are "economic engines" for the communities they serve.
2019, March, 29, 11:05:00THE NEW U.S. NUCLEAR
Twelve of the US' 98 operating nuclear generating units "are slated to close," and "to keep today's reactors running, we must pursue policy that gives innovators and investors confidence that there will be a market for their new nuclear technologies,"
2019, March, 29, 11:00:00U.S. COAL EXPORTS UP
While U.S. coal consumption has generally declined since its 2008 peak, EIA expects that U.S. coal exports reached 116 million short tons (MMst) in 2018, the highest level in five years, based on foreign trade data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau