2018, December, 21, 14:30:00INVESTMENT FOR SAUDIS: DOUBLED
REUTERS - Foreign investment in Saudi Arabia more than doubled in 2018 to 13 billion riyals ($3.5 billion), its economy and planning minister said on Wednesday, despite a global furor following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October.
2018, December, 17, 10:40:00KING SALMAN ENERGY PARK: $6 BLN
MEOG - King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), a 50sqkm "energy city megaproject" in Saudi Arabia, is one of the Kingdom's most impressive endeavours into localisation so far. Once operational, it is expected to generate 100,000 direct and indirect jobs and should contribute $6bn to Saudi Arabia's GDP annually.
2018, December, 17, 10:35:00SAUDI ARAMCO, RAYTHEON COOPERATION
MEOG - Saudi Aramco and Raytheon Company, through its subsidiary Raytheon Saudi Arabia, signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint venture company that will develop and provide best-in-class cybersecurity services in Saudi Arabia and the region.
2018, December, 17, 10:30:00DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF ENERGY
MEOG - In the oil and gas industry, technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IOT), machine learning and big data can serve operators by increasing productivity and streamlining processes, all while helping them attract and retain talent, and remain secure and compliant.
2018, December, 17, 10:25:00IRAN'S OIL FOR INDIA DOWN
REUTERS - India’s monthly oil imports from Iran plunged to their lowest in a year in November with Tehran dropping two places to become only the sixth biggest supplier after New Delhi cut purchases due to the impact of U.S. sanctions, according to ship tracking data and industry sources.
2018, December, 17, 10:20:00IRAN'S OIL FOR S.KOREA: ZERO
PLATTS - South Korea imported no Iranian crude in November for a third straight month due to the re-imposition of US sanctions on Tehran, according to preliminary data released by the Korea Customs Service on Monday.
2018, December, 17, 10:15:00QATAR'S LNG FOR PAKISTAN
TP - With fast growing demand and expanding gas receiving capacity in Pakistan, the South Asian nation is expected to source more liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar, said the country’s visiting Finance Minister Asad Umar.
2018, December, 17, 10:10:00QATAR'S INVESTMENT FOR U.S.: $20 BLN
REUTERS - Qatar Petroleum (QP) is looking to invest at least $20 billion in the United States over the coming few years, its chief executive told Reuters, after the Gulf Arab state unexpectedly quit OPEC this month.
2018, December, 14, 09:20:00RUSSIA - SAUDI ARABIA COOPERATION
IEA - Cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia is now the basis of production management with these two countries having a large capacity to swing output one way or the other. For them, prices falling further would place their budgets under great stress.
2018, December, 14, 09:05:00UAE OIL INVESTMENT
PLATTS - "The UAE is investing because we feel there is a requirement for this production, but we are not going to put that production into the market unless we feel there is a need for it," Mazrouei said after last week's OPEC meeting in Vienna.
2018, December, 14, 09:00:00IRAN'S OIL: NO CUTS
SHANA - “OPEC resolution states that the Secretary-General and OPEC's President would allow countries that subject to certain sanctions to be exempted from production cuts,” Zangeneh added.
2018, December, 12, 09:10:00RUSSIA WILL CUT 50 TBD
PLATTS - Russia will cut its liquids output by 50,000-60,000 b/d in January under the latest agreement with OPEC, energy minister Alexander Novak said Tuesday. "The monthly schedule for the output cut has already been [set]... We expect output will be cut by at least 50,000 b/d-60,000 b/d in January," he said, as reported by Prime news agency.
2018, December, 12, 09:05:00АЛЕКСАНДР НОВАК В ИНТЕРВЬЮ CNN: “НАШИ РЕШЕНИЯ ОСНОВАНЫ НА ФУНДАМЕНТАЛЬНЫХ ФАКТОРАХ РЫНКА”
МИНЭНЕРГО РОССИИ - Как отметил Александр Новак, принятое решение о снижении суммарной добычи на 1,2 млн барр./сутки отражает ожидания рынка накануне встречи стран ОПЕК и не ОПЕК. As noted by Alexander Novak, the decision to reduce the total production by 1.2 million barrels per day reflects the market expectations on the eve of the meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries.
2018, December, 12, 08:55:00IRAN SANCTIONS AGAIN
AN - US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country’s sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials and signalled an intention to step up US private sector investment in Iraq.
2018, December, 10, 08:55:00OIL PRODUCTION DOWN 1.2 MBD
OPEC - Accordingly, the 5th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, following deliberations on the immediate oil market prospects and in view of a growing imbalance between global oil supply and demand in 2019, hereby decided to adjust the overall production by 1.2 mb/d, effective as of January 2019 for an initial period of six months. The contributions from OPEC and the voluntary contributions from non-OPEC participating countries of the ‘Declaration of Cooperation’ will correspond to 0.8 mb/d (2.5%), and 0.4 mb/d (2.0%), respectively.