IEA: Global conventional oil discoveries fell to record low in 2016

According to Oil and Gas Journal Editors, the global conventional oil discoveries fell to a record low in 2016 as companies continued to cut spending. Also, the number of conventional resources...

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The longest sea pipeline to transport gas from the Eastern Mediterranean to Europe

Israel, Italy, Greece and Cyprus pledged on Monday to push ahead with the project to extend the world’s longest undersea gas pipeline, which will extend 2,000 kilometers east of the...

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IEA says global oil market now close to balance

The global oil market is close to balance, after nearly three years of excess supply, as production cuts by top exporters offset a longer-term decline in demand in the richest nations, the...

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Optimism among Arab circles that oil market will improve by end 2017

Kuwait’s Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq said the market could gain balance by the third quarter of this year, as long as producers agreed to an OPEC cut-off agreement settled by end 2017.   He...

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Iraq reduces Kirkuk oil exports to comply with OPEC’s agreement and meet local needs

According to Reuters, Iraq cut Kirkuk oil exports to fulfill commitment agreed with OPEC and provide the fuel needed to meet local needs in light of its war against al-Islamic state. The Kurdistan...

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Iraq’s Kurdistan negotiates $3 billion oil pre-payment deals

Iraq’s Kurdistan has agreed new deals to borrow $3 billion from trading houses and Russian state oil firm Rosneft that will be guaranteed by future oil sales to strengthen its fiscal position...

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Aramco agreement with Petronas gives Saudi Arabia the largest share in Asian markets

Reuters said that Saudi Arabia – the largest oil exporter in the world – cut a long way in the race for market share in Asia after it agreed some days ago to inject seven billion dollars in a...

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