2020, April, 1, 12:57:00SANCTIONS SHOULD BE LIFTED
Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by COVID-19 – UN rights expert
2020, March, 13, 12:15:00U.S. SANCTIONS FOR RUSSIA
Rosneft Trading and TNK Trading handled a "large percentage" of Venezuela's oil exports in 2019
2020, March, 4, 09:45:00VENEZUELA'S OIL EXPORTS UP 9%
Venezuela's oil exports increased to 1.046 million barrels per day (bpd) last month from 960,000 bpd in January,
2020, February, 26, 10:20:00U.S. RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS FAILURE
TNK Trading International SA is scheduled to load 14.3 million barrels of Venezuelan crude in the first two months of 2020, compared with 5 million in all of 2019, according to shipping reports compiled by Bloomberg. That may offset any lost oil revenue for the Maduro administration, underscoring the difficulty of shutting Venezuela’s access to the global market.
2020, February, 19, 11:25:00U.S., RUSSIA, VENEZUELA SANCTIONS UP
The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Rosneft Trading SA, the Geneva-based subsidiary of the Russian state oil company, for supporting Venezuela's oil sector by continuing to trade with sanctions-hit PDVSA
2020, February, 19, 11:20:00ROSNEFT: US SANCTIONS ARE ILLEGAL
The sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department against Rosneft’s subsidiary RTSA and its Chairman are illegal, unjustified, and an act of legal abuse.
2020, February, 12, 11:50:00RUSSIA'S OIL FOR U.S.
US imports of unfinished oils from Russia averaged 472,000 b/d in November, the most since May 2013, when the same amount of unfinished oils was imported from Russia.
2020, February, 10, 10:45:00RUSSIA, VENEZUELA COOPERATION
Brent rose 24 cents, or 0.4%, to $55.17 a barrel, WTI were up 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $51.10 a barrel,
2020, February, 7, 11:00:00U.S., RUSSIA SANCTIONS: THE NEXT
The US was prepared to sanction Rosneft if it continued to trade crude oil and fuel with PDVSA, but analysts said those sanctions have yet to be imposed because of the expected impact they may have on the global oil market.
2020, January, 31, 12:10:00U.S., VENEZUELA SANCTIONS: OPPORTUNITIES
Following the Jan. 28, 2019 ban on U.S. firms importing Venezuelan crude, the United States has not followed through on threats to extend the sanctions to any foreign company doing business with PDVSA, as it seeks to oust socialist Maduro.
2020, January, 20, 11:55:00NO VENEZUELA SANCTIONS FOR CHEVRON
The waiver allows Chevron, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes and Weatherford International to continue certain work with PDVSA, outside of US sanctions.
2019, October, 21, 13:25:00U.S. TRADE WARS
The collateral damage of the United States’ trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan.
2019, October, 18, 11:25:00ROSNEFT, CHEVRON FOR VENEZUELA
During a meeting in Moscow last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who has already threatened to nationalize Chevron's assets, discussed the possibility of Rosneft taking over Chevron's Venezuelan operations, sources said.
2019, September, 25, 14:55:00VENEZUELA, CUBA SANCTIONS
Though trade between Venezuela and Cuba has not ceased amid sanctions, the flow of PDVSA’s oil has been insufficient to keep the Communist-ruled island well-supplied. Cubans have faced long lines at gas stations and for public transportation amid lack of vessels to receive imports.
2019, August, 23, 10:50:00ROSNEFT SALES VENEZUELA'S OIL
Rosneft, which produces around five percent of the world’s oil, is now taking care of shipping and marketing operations for the bulk of Venezuelan oil exports, ensuring that PDVSA can continue to supply buyers.