Far East

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June 06, 2018
Saudi Arabia raised pricing for buyers in Asia to the highest since 2014 as demand builds in the country’s biggest market amid threats to rival suppliers.
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May 18, 2018
A United Nations Security Council panel is asking the world’s biggest oil traders to disclose the actions they are taking to stop the sale of crude oil and petroleum products to North Korea in violation of sanctions.
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May 07, 2018
Plunging Venezuelan crude production; sanctions disrupting Iranian oil exports; Saudi Arabia pushing for even higher prices; North Korea peace talks -- the coming weeks bring an abundance of risks for the oil market.
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May 03, 2018
At an Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) topical breakfast in Houston on Wednesday, Takuma Iino Deputy Director of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Division at Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, said that LNG has become even more important in the country’s energy mix.
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May 02, 2018
Saudi Arabia set the price of its benchmark crude in Asia at the highest level since August 2014, after China’s biggest refiner asked for fewer bbl because of high prices.
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April 30, 2018
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement appointing JODCO Lower Zakum Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s INPEX Corporation (INPEX), as the asset leader for Abu Dhabi’s Lower Zakum concession area.
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April 27, 2018
Oil traded near $68 as investors weighed the impact of a possible U.S. pull-out from the Iran nuclear deal and the potential for a historic accord between the leaders of North and South Korea.
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April 03, 2018
Harbour Energy CEO Linda Cook said she would seek to expand Santos in Asia and Africa after making a $10.3 billion offer for Australia’s third-largest energy producer.
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March 07, 2018
OPEC should beware as U.S. shale producers are set to steal a bigger slice of the world’s biggest oil market and threaten the cartel’s foothold in Asia, according to a top industry consultant.
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February 2018
Outside of the U.S., a global recovery is on the horizon for the upstream oil and gas industry.
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February 12, 2018
Asia’s rapacious thirst for liquefied natural gas is sucking supplies from surprising places.
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January 24, 2018
China’s General Administration of Customs just confirmed what liquefied natural gas industry insiders have been speculating for weeks: There’s a new No. 2 in town.
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January 08, 2018
Hanwha Total Petrochemical Co. bought alternative supply after a fire on board an Iranian oil tanker that was destined for the South Korean company.
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January 04, 2018
Donald Trump’s desire to squeeze Kim Jong Un’s regime risks being undermined by the furtive maneuvers of oil tankers at sea.
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November 2017
Big E&P projects advance in Vietnam and Indonesia; Chinese intimidation continues
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April 06, 2017
OPEC all but trashed the tanker market with its output cuts. That the damage hasn’t been even worse is thanks in large part to a flood of U.S. crude exports, particularly to Asia.
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April 05, 2017
DSME and DNV GL presented the results of a joint development project (JDP) for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier based on today’s technology, at the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan.
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March 09, 2017
More Asian LNG buyers are trying to avoid taking the U.S. supplies they signed up for just a few years ago in order to cut shipping costs.
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March 08, 2017
One of Japan’s largest companies, the general trading giant and business developer Mitsui & Co., has underlined the importance of a stable liquefied natural gas supply in order to fulfil future energy demand in Japan.
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March 01, 2017
Following two years of successful operations, iSURVEY Pte Ltd, Singapore, has again been awarded a marine construction survey support contract with Solstad Offshore Asia-Pacific for works onboard the DLB Norce Endeavour.
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