2019, August, 21, 12:10:00ROSNEFT NET INCOME +48%
Rosneft's 1H 2019 Net income jumped by 9% YoY to RUB 325 bln, including by 1.5 times QoQ to RUB 194 bln
2019, August, 19, 11:40:00U.S. PETROLEUM DEMAND 20.8 MBD
Total U.S. petroleum demand averaged 20.8 million barrels per day (mb/d) in July 2019, which represented a 0.9% year-over-year increase and the highest demand for the month since 2005,
2019, August, 14, 12:20:00CHINA'S OIL THROUGHPUT UP 5.6%
For the first seven months of 2019, Chinese crude throughput rose 5.6% from a year earlier to 369.73 million tonnes, or 12.73 million bpd, the NBS reported.
2019, August, 13, 13:10:00LUKOIL'S PRODUCTION 2.3 MBD
For the six months of 2019 LUKOIL Group's average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project was 2,352 thousand boe per day, which is 2.8% higher year-on-year. The increase was mainly driven by the development of gas projects in Uzbekistan, as well as oil production growth in Russia due to change in terms of the external limitations of Russian companies' production volumes.
2019, August, 12, 13:20:00U.S. GAS DEMAND UP
U.S. natural gas demand is rising as power generators shut coal plants and burn more gas for electricity and as rapidly expanding liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals turn more of the fuel into super-cooled liquid for export.
2019, August, 12, 12:45:00ARAMCO, RELIANCE DEAL 20%
Aramco signed a letter of intent to take a 20% stake in Reliance’s oil-to-chemicals business in one of the largest ever foreign investments in India, Reliance announced.
2019, August, 8, 11:05:00INDIA'S DOWNSTREAM PROJECT UP TO $60 BLN
The new cost estimate of $60 billion for the refinery was given to Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih at a meeting with Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan last month in New Delhi, said the four sources familiar with the talks between the two ministers.
2019, August, 7, 12:20:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $64-65
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $64 per barrel (b) in July, almost unchanged from the average in June 2019 but $10/b lower than the price in July of last year. EIA forecasts Brent spot prices will average $64/b in the second half of 2019 and $65/b in 2020. The forecast of stable crude oil prices is the result of EIA’s expectations of a relatively balanced global oil market. EIA forecasts global oil inventories will increase by 0.1 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2019 and 0.3 million b/d in 2020.
2019, August, 7, 11:50:00BP, RELIANCE IN INDIA
BP and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced that they have agreed to form a new joint venture that will include a retail service station network and aviation fuels business across India. Building on Reliance's existing Indian fuel retailing network and an aviation fuel business, the partners expect the venture to expand rapidly to help meet the country's fast-growing demand for energy and mobility.
2019, July, 25, 20:10:00ADNOC, CNOOC AGREEMENT
ADNOC and CNOOC signed an agreement to collaborate in the upstream and downstream oil and gas sector
2019, July, 25, 20:05:00ADNOC, PERTAMINA AGREEMENT $2.5 BLN
ADNOC has signed an agreement with Indonesia's state energy company Pertamina to collaborate in both countries and internationally. Indonesia' foreign ministry said that the partnership could be worth up to $2.5bn.
2019, July, 20, 13:20:00RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA ENERGY PROJECTS
Russian and Saudi Arabian companies are considering expanding existing energy cooperation to include new joint oil and gas, petchems and nuclear projects,
2019, July, 20, 12:15:00AUSTRALIA'S GAS PRICES: ABOVE
People living on Australia’s east coast (including the states of Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, and Tasmania; as well as the Australian Capital Territory and Jervis Bay Territory) are paying well above international prices.
2019, July, 12, 08:10:00GLOBAL OIL DEMAND GROWTH 2019-20: 1.14 MBD
In 2019, the global oil demand growth forecast remains at 1.14 mb/d, with expectations for global oil demand to reach 99.87 mb/d. In 2020, the initial forecast indicates growth of around 1.14 mb/d y-o-y, as global oil demand is anticipated to surpass the 100 mb/d threshold on an annual basis, to average 101.01 mb/d for the year.
2019, July, 10, 12:50:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $67 ANEW
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts Brent spot prices will average $67/b in the second half of 2019 and remain at that level in 2020. EIA expects West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices will average $62/b in the second half of 2019 and $63/b in 2020.