2019, June, 17, 12:40:00AUSTRALIA'S LNG FOR CHINA
Australia supplied over 53% of China’s LNG imports during the first five months of 2019, shipping data in Refinitiv showed, up from around 40% in 2016 when a previous round of new Australian export projects started to ramp up.
2019, June, 17, 12:35:00COAL FOR JAPAN
Japan imported more than 210 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2018, making it the world’s third-largest coal-importing country after only India and China. Japan continues to use steam coal to fuel one-third of its electricity generation and metallurgical coal for raw steel production.
2019, June, 17, 12:30:00SBERBANK, EUROCHEM, SUEK STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
Sberbank, EuroChem Group AG and SUEK JSC announced a strategic co-operation agreement signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
2019, June, 17, 12:20:00GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS 55%
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc’s current target for a 40% reduction.
2019, June, 17, 12:15:00RUSSIA'S FUND WILL BE $200 BLN
The NWF currently stands at $59 billion and is expected to quadruple to over $200 billion, or 12% of gross domestic product, in 2021. Under the law, Russia may start to use the fund as soon as it reaches 7% of GDP.
2019, June, 17, 12:10:00U.S. RIGS DOWN 6 TO 969
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is down 6 rigs from last week to 969, with oil rigs down 1 to 788, gas rigs down 5 to 181, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0. Canada Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 107, with oil rigs up 10 to 69 and gas rigs down 6 to 38.
2019, June, 14, 11:20:00OIL PRICE: ABOVE $61 AGAIN
Brent crude futures were up 23 cents, or 0.4%, at $61.54 a barrel by 0638 GMT, having settled up 2.2% on Thursday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 1 cent at $52.27 a barrel, after earlier rising. WTI also closed up 2.2% in the previous session, but is on course for a weekly decline of 3.2%.
2019, June, 14, 11:15:00HYDROGEN IS A KEY
The world has an important opportunity to tap into hydrogen’s vast potential to become a critical part of a more sustainable and secure energy future,
2019, June, 14, 11:05:00GLOBAL GAS FLARING UP 3%
Gas flaring, the burning of natural gas associated with oil extraction, takes place because of technical, regulatory, and/or economic constraints. It results in more than 350 million tons of CO2 equivalent emissions every year and wastes a valuable resource, with harmful impacts to the environment from un-combusted methane and black carbon emissions.
2019, June, 14, 11:00:00CLIMATE INVESTMENT $43 BLN
Climate financing by the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in developing countries and emerging economies rose to an all-time high of $43.1 billion in 2018
2019, June, 14, 10:55:00GLOBAL GROWTH 2.6%
Global economic growth is forecast to ease to a weaker-than-expected 2.6% in 2019 before inching up to 2.7% in 2020. Growth in emerging market and developing economies is expected to stabilize next year as some countries move past periods of financial strain, but economic momentum remains weak.
2019, June, 14, 10:50:00RUSSIA: MODEST GROWTH
Real GDP growth in Russia surpassed expectations in 2018, reaching 2.3 percent, mostly due to oneoff effects of energy construction. Forecasted growth of 1.2 percent in 2019 and 1.8 percent in 2020 and 2021 reflects a more modest outlook.
2019, June, 13, 16:50:00OIL PRICE: NOT ABOVE $63 ANEW
Brent crude futures were up $1.91, or 3.18%, at $61.88 a barrel by 1039 GMT, having risen as much as 4.45% to $62.64. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up $1.42, or 2.78%, at $52.56 a barrel. WTI earlier rose as much as 3.85% to $53.11.
2019, June, 13, 16:45:00OPEC OIL PRODUCTION 30.09 MBD
In all, OPEC's 14 members pumped 30.09 million b/d in May, a 170,000 b/d fall from April and the lowest since February 2015, before Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and the Republic of Congo joined and Qatar was still a member,
2019, June, 13, 16:40:00GLOBAL ENERGY DEMAND +2.9%
Primary energy consumption grew at a rate of 2.9% last year, almost double its 10-year average of 1.5% per year, and the fastest since 2010.