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6/19/18 Crude Slips on US-China Trade Spat, Possible OPEC Output Boost Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Crude dropped as an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies imperiled energy demand.
Iran Rules Out OPEC Deal As Russia, Saudi Push For Oil Output Hike Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Iran says OPEC is unlikely to reach a deal on oil output this week.
Source: Anadarko Staff Under Lock-Down In Mozambique After Attacks Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Anadarko has placed staff working on a LNG plant in northern Mozambique under 'lock-down.'
Iran Says South Pars Not Affected By US Actions, Upgrading Oilfields Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
The possible withdrawal of Total from South Pars gas field has not slowed down the project, a senior Iranian official says.
Norway's Oil Production Falls To Six-Year Low In May Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Norway's monthly oil output fell to a six-year low in May.
Sources: Spain's Repsol Hires Tanker For Iran's Pars Oil As Sanctions Loom Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Repsol has hired Malta-flagged suezmax Mabrouk to ship the first export parcel of Pars oil.
Louisiana Firm Wants to Make Safety More Fashionable Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Ill-fitting - and unsafe - flame-resistant clothing: another proverbial glass ceiling this woman-owned business seeks to shatter. IMAGE SOURCE: HauteWork
California Looks To Boost Natgas Stored In SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
California utility regulators recommended increasing the amount of natural gas that SoCalGas can inject into its Aliso Canyon storage facility.
NOC Head: Libya Port Attack Cut Output By 400,000 Bpd Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Libya has lost some 400,000 barrels per day of oil production in recent days because of militant attacks.
Russia's Oil Export, Refinery Plans Point To Increase In Output Posted on Monday June 18, 2018
Ahead of a meeting with Saudi Arabia and other producers, Russia already plans to increase oil exports.
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