2019, December, 2, 14:15:005TH SUMMIT GECF DECLARATION
The essential role of natural gas in the attainment of UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular Goal 7, as an environmentally friendly, affordable, reliable, accessible and flexible natural resource for ensuring economic development and social progress
2019, November, 25, 12:50:00GERMANY'S INVESTMENT FOR CHINA: $10 BLN
German chemical giant BASF has begun construction of its $10-billion integrated petrochemicals project in China’s southern province of Guangdong,
2019, November, 15, 14:20:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $64-$60
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $60 per barrel (b) in October, down $3/b from September and down $21/b from October 2018. EIA forecasts Brent spot prices will average $60/b in 2020, down from a 2019 average of $64/b. EIA forecasts that West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices will average $5.50/b less than Brent prices in 2020. EIA expects crude oil prices will be lower on average in 2020 than in 2019 because of forecast rising global oil inventories, particularly in the first half of next year.
2019, November, 15, 14:10:00CHINA'S OIL THROUGHPUT UP TO 13.68 MBD
Crude oil throughput at China's domestic refineries jumped 9.2% year on year in October, to breach the 13 million b/d mark for the second time ever, at 13.68 million b/d,
2019, November, 13, 12:20:00LUKOIL PRODUCTION +1.6%
For the nine months of 2019 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project amounted to 2,337 thousand boe per day, which is 1.6% higher year-on-year.
2019, November, 6, 12:20:00ROSNEFT'S PRODUCTION 5.78 MBD
9M 2019 AVERAGE DAILY HYDROCARBON PRODUCTION AMOUNTED TO 5.78 MMBOED, INCREASING BY 0.6% YOY
2019, October, 25, 09:30:00U.S. PETROLEUM EXPORTS 5.47 MBD
In the first half of 2019, the United States exported 5.47 million barrels per day (b/d) of petroleum products, an increase of 19,000 b/d (0.3%) from the first half of 2018 and the slowest year-over-year growth rate for any half year in 13 years.
2019, October, 25, 09:25:00CHINA'S GAS DEMAND WILL UP BY 82%
City gas demand is likely to experience rapid growth over the next 10-15 years, driven by consumption growth from heating and the public sector. This growth will be supported by China's growing urbanization and urban gasification, which are expected to exceed 70% within the next decade, up from 59.7% and 50.9% at the end of 2018, respectively.
2019, October, 18, 11:20:00UAE INVESTMENT FOR INDIA $4 BLN
This is the next step of BASF’s and Adani’s investment plans as announced in January 2019. With the inclusion of ADNOC and Borealis as potential partners, the parties are examining various structuring options for the chemical complex that will leverage the technical, financial and operational strengths of each company. The total investment is estimated to be up to US$4 billion.
2019, October, 11, 11:45:00SAUDI ARAMCO IPO: $100 BLN
With an oil production capacity of about 12mn b/d and posting a profit of $46.9bn in the first half of 2019, Aramco is betting institutional investors will rush to buy the 5% stake set to be sold by the Saudi government.
2019, October, 7, 13:20:00GECF: EXCEPTIONAL GROWTH
The Russian Energy Minister noted that 2018 was an exceptional year for growth for the natural gas industry with consumption recording a 5% growth, the fastest growth since 2010, to average 3.95 Tcm. The trade in 2018 was also characterized by a significant growth where global pipeline gas trade increased by almost 8%, including re-export operations in Europe. LNG trade growth continued exponentially with 10% for the second consecutive year, averaging a level of around 320 Mt.
2019, September, 23, 14:00:00U.S. PETROLEUM DEMAND 21.5 MBD
Total U.S. petroleum demand of 21.5 mb/d was highest for any month since August 2005; Improved infrastructure helped increase supply and lower prices; Highest U.S. petroleum exports (8.1 mb/d) for the month of August; and Total inventories increased year-on-year for the ninth consecutive month.
2019, September, 23, 13:45:00ROSNEFT INVESTMENT FOR INDIA
Минприроды России произвело оценку запасов полезных ископаемых в натуральном и стоимостном измерениях по итогам 2018 года и их изменений относительно результатов оценки по итогам 2017 года.
2019, September, 17, 12:55:002020: WORLD OIL DEMAND WILL UP BY 1.08 MBD
World oil demand in 2019 is expected to grow by 1.02 mb/d, which is 0.08 mb/d lower than last month’s projection. The drop can be attributed to weaker-than-expected data in 1H19 from various global demand centres and slower economic growth projections for the remainder of the year. Both OECD and non-OECD demand growth forecasts were revised lower, by 0.03 mb/d and 0.05 mb/d, respectively. In 2020, world oil demand is projected to increase by 1.08 mb/d.
2019, September, 11, 11:55:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $60-$62
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $59 per barrel (b) in August, down $5/b from July and $13/b lower than the average from August of last year. EIA forecasts Brent spot prices will average $60/b in the fourth quarter of 2019 and $62/b in 2020. EIA forecasts that West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices will average $5.50/b less than Brent prices in 2020.