2016, August, 9, 18:50:00LIBYA HAS STARTED
Libya is seeking to boost crude production after rival leaders agreed last month to unify the state National Oil Corp. under a single management. The bulk of the country’s oil infrastructure is either damaged or straddles disputed territory as armed factions fought for control of producing fields.
2016, August, 9, 18:45:00IRAQI OIL: 4.6 MBPD
The OPEC member pumped 4.632mn barrels of crude oil per day in July compared with 4.559mn bpd in June, state-run Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) said in a recent statement.
2016, August, 9, 18:40:00IRANIAN OIL UP TO 2.5 MBPD
"Oil exports has risen to 2,500,000 barrels per day and children of the Iranian nation (officials) have been capable of moving the stopped wheels of oil production and regaining the past markets through increase in the production."
2016, August, 9, 18:35:00IRAN - INDONESIA COOPERATION
Indonesia is looking to increase imports of LPG, petrochemical products and crude oil from Iran in the near future. Earlier this year, Indonesia inked a deal to buy LPG from Iran.
2016, August, 8, 19:05:00U.S. RIG COUNT UP 1
U.S. Rig Count is up 1 rig from last week to 464, with oil rigs up 7 to 381, gas rigs down 5 to 81, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 2. Canadian Rig Count is up 3 rigs from last week to 122, with oil rigs unchanged at 60, gas rigs up 2 to 60, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 2.
2016, August, 8, 18:30:00IRAN & AZERBAIJAN COOPERATION
During the visit, President Rouhani attended trilateral talks among Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan and conferred with his Russian and Azeri counterparts on expansion of trilateral cooperation in commerce, energy, telecommunications, environment, fight against terrorism, transportation and transit of goods.
2016, August, 5, 18:40:00INTERNATIONAL RIG COUNT DOWN 686
The worldwide rig count for July 2016 was 1,481, up 74 from the 1,407 counted in June 2016, and down 686 from the 2,167 counted in July 2015.
2016, August, 3, 18:50:00ROSNEFT & PDVSA STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
Crisis in the global energy industry provides a unique opportunity to expand Rosneft and PDVSA cooperation, which may have a substantial effect on the global oil markets balancing.
2016, August, 2, 18:30:00STATOIL SALES U.S.
In the latest transaction, Statoil will divest some of its non-operated interests in the US state of West Virginia to Antero Resources Corporation (“Antero”) for approximately USD 96 million in cash.
2016, August, 1, 19:05:00IRAN NEEDS MONEY
Iran's failure to get full access to the global financial system a year after it signed the nuclear deal with world powers has intensified domestic political infighting. It has also turned up the heat on President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist facing re-election next year, who has gambled on attracting foreign investment to help raise voters' living standards.
2016, August, 1, 19:00:00IRAQ'S OIL UP TO 3.2 MBPD
Iraq reaped $3.744 billion from oil exports in July, Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad said in a statement. He said average production for the month was over 3.202 million bpd.
2016, August, 1, 18:55:00INDONESIA STARTS OUTPUT
The Bangka project, majority owned by Chevron, will start operation in August, Wiratmaja Puja, the director general of oil and gas at Indonesia's Energy Ministry, told Reuters in an interview. Italian oil firm Eni's Jangkrik project is 80 percent complete and is expected to commence operation in July 2017, he said.
2016, August, 1, 18:30:00U.S. RIGS UP 1
U.S. Rig Count is up 1 rig from last week to 463, with oil rigs up 3 to 374, gas rigs down 2 to 86, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 3. Canadian Rig Count is up 17 rigs from last week to 119, with oil rigs up 12 to 60, gas rigs up 5 to 58, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 1.
2016, July, 29, 18:50:00STATOIL BUY BRAZIL: $2.5 BLN
Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) and Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (“Petrobras”) (BVMF: PETR4, NYSE:PBR) have agreed that Statoil will acquire Petrobras’ 66% operated interest of the BM-S-8 offshore licence in Brazil’s highly prolific Santos basin. The acquisition includes a substantial part of the Carcará oil discovery, one of the largest discoveries in the world in recent years.
2016, July, 27, 19:00:00INDIA HAS FOUND GAS
“Advances like the Bay of Bengal discovery will help unlock the global energy resource potential of gas hydrates as well help define the technology needed to safely produce them,” said Walter Guidroz, USGS Energy Resources Program coordinator.