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8/14/18 Rule Change Cuts Demand for Canadian Oil Posted on Monday August 13, 2018
Canadian heavy oil producers are facing a new barrier to marketing their crude.
Services Firm's Aberdeen Base Sees Increased Demand, Results in Office Move Posted on Monday August 13, 2018
Ampelmann says its Aberdeen base has experienced increased business demand in recent months.
Unite Members Accept New Aker Mariner Offer Posted on Monday August 13, 2018
UK union Unite confirms that members working for Aker Solutions on the Statoil Mariner oil platform have accepted an improved pay offer.
Global Upstream Project Delivery 'Finally Hitting the Mark' Posted on Monday August 13, 2018
Global upstream project delivery is 'finally hitting the mark', according to Wood Mackenzie.
Oil Drops on Strong Dollar, Turbulence in Turkey Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
Oil drops as economic turbulence in Turkey and the strengthening greenback heightens concerns about global oil demand.
Saudi Cuts Oil Output As OPEC Points To 2019 Surplus Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
OPEC forecast lower demand for its crude next year as rivals pump more and said top oil exporter Saudi Arabia, eager to avoid a return of oversupply, had cut production.
PetroChina Mulls Suspending US LNG Purchases Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
PetroChina may temporarily halt purchases of US LNG spot cargoes through the winter to avoid potential tariffs amid a trade conflict.
ConocoPhillips to Cut US Staff in September Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
Oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips will be implementing modest workforce reductions.
Iraq And Petrofac Sign $369MM Deal To Build Majnoon Crude-Processing Plant Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
Iraq signs a $369 million contract with Petrofac to build a new crude-processing facility in the giant Majnoon oilfield.
Merkel, Putin To Discuss Syria, Ukraine And Energy Posted on Sunday August 12, 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria, the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline.
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