Qatar seals 27-year LNG deal with China as competition heats up

Qatar seals 27-year LNG deal with China as competition heats up

Talks with other Chinese, European buyers ongoing -Kaabi Says buyers may take up to a 5% stake in expansion Says deal signals importance of secure long-term supply DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China’s Sinopec with liquefied natural gas in the longest such LNG agreement to date as … Read more

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Oil supply to parts of Eastern and Central Europe via a section of the Druzhba pipeline has been temporarily suspended, according to oil pipeline operators in Hungary and Slovakia. The extent of the disruption was not immediately clear, and came concurrent with an explosion in a village in eastern Poland … Read more

New damage to major dam near Kherson after Russian retreat -Maxar satellite

New damage to major dam near Kherson after Russian retreat -Maxar satellite

Nov 11 (Reuters) – Significant new damage to the major Nova Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine can be seen following Russia’s withdrawal from nearby Kherson city, US satellite imagery company Maxar said on Friday. Maxar said images taken on Friday showed several bridges that cross the Dnipro river had also been damaged. Ukrainian troops were … Read more

Exxon strikes oil again in Guyana with two new discoveries

Exxon strikes oil again in Guyana with two new discoveries

Oct 26 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has made two new discoveries at the Sailfin-1 and Yarrow-1 wells in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, the oil major said on Wednesday, potentially adding more barrels to one of the most closely watched new oil discoveries. Exxon did not disclose how much crude oil or gas … Read more

Exclusive: Exxon exits Russia empty-handed with oil project ‘unilaterally terminated’

Exclusive: Exxon exits Russia empty-handed with oil project ‘unilaterally terminated’

HOUSTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) said on Monday that it left Russia completely after President Vladimir Putin expropriated its properties following seven months of discussions over an orderly transfer of its 30% stake in a major oil project . Exxon did not say if it received any compensation for the assets, … Read more

New premier in Canada’s oil-rich Alberta set to defy Trudeau

New premier in Canada’s oil-rich Alberta set to defy Trudeau

Oct 7 (Reuters) – Alberta’s incoming premier has set the stage for a showdown with Canada’s federal government and push back against federal laws which is likely to set the oil-rich province on a collision course with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Danielle Smith, 51, was chosen by members to lead Alberta’s ruling United Conservative Party … Read more

This decade’s oil boom is moving offshore – way offshore

This decade’s oil boom is moving offshore – way offshore

Aug 31 (Reuters) – Global oil companies are pumping billions of dollars into offshore drilling, reversing a long decline in spending on the decades-long projects including some in the remote iceberg waters far off Canada’s Atlantic coast. Surging oil prices are encouraging the investments, along with Europe’s mounting energy demand as the Ukraine-Russia war drags … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Chinese defense firm has taken over lifting Venezuelan oil for debt offset -sources

EXCLUSIVE Chinese defense firm has taken over lifting Venezuelan oil for debt offset -sources

SINGAPORE/HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – China has entrusted a defence-focussed state firm to ship millions of barrels of Venezuelan oil despite US sanctions, part of a deal to offset Caracas’ billions of dollars of debt to Beijing, according to three sources and tanker tracking data. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) stopped carrying Venezuelan oil in … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 billion loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive .8 billion loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, US, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – The slide in US stock prices … Read more