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Chevron To Find Buyers for Hawaiian Refinery

  Chevron Corp has hired an investment bank to identify potential buyers of its 54,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Kapolei on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a company official said.

Russian Businessman Freed From House Arrest

Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest on Friday, a company spokeswoman said, but the tycoon will have to stay in Russia to face

Exxon: U.S. to Allow Wind Down Ops in Russian Arctic

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil said on Friday the U.S. Treasury Department granted it a license to wind down operations on a drilling well in the Kara Sea in the Russian Arctic.

Novatek Bonds Could Carry 15-year Maturity

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday that a possible bond issue from Russia's second-largest gas producer Novatek, which could be bought by the country's National Wealth Fund,

Sulzer Shareholder has 5 pct Dresser-Rand Stake

Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg's Swiss investment firm Renova Group said on Friday it had a 4.99 percent stake in U.S.-based Dresser-Rand, which might become the object of a takeover battle.

Russia: Exxon Still Drilling in its Arctic

ExxonMobil is still drilling in the Russian Arctic, a Russian minister said on Friday, in move that if confirmed will anger Washington after the U.S. administration

Nuclearelectrica Ponders Enel Power Addition

Romanian state-owned nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica could buy part of the electricity distribution assets that Italy's Enel plans to sell, it said in a statement on Friday.

Egypt Awards Oil & Gas Exploration Blocks

Egypt has signed oil and gas exploration deals worth $187 million with several Western companies and a Tunisian firm, the petroleum ministry said on Friday. The

Shell Russia, Total Continue Russia Work

The head of Shell Russia said on Friday that the company's strategy in Russia remained unchanged, although the firm is evaluating the implications of sanctions

China Power Plants Exempt from ban on Low-Quality Coal

China's bid to limit the consumption of low-quality thermal coal in major cities to help curb pollution will not apply to power plants, traders and utility sources said,

Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Set for Sept. 26

Another round of talks bringing together Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission to try to resolve Kiev's dispute with Moscow over its gas bill will take place in Berlin on Sept.

Exxon, Rosneft May Halt Arctic Operations

Russia's natural resources minister said on Friday that it was highly likely that U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp and its Russian counterpart Rosneft had halted

ExxonMobil in Big Land Swap Deal with LINN Energy

  Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced it entered into a non-monetary exchange agreement with LINN Energy, to add 17,800 net acres in the Permian Basin to its U.

Livingston Appoint Candace Sider V-P Regulatory, Canada

Customs brokerage and trade compliance advisors, Livingston, say that to better reflect the company’s integral role in regulatory affairs for its clients, Livingston

US Pollution Risks: Federal & State Summaries

The US Pollution Risks publication, recently published for its members by the UK P&I Club, compiles summaries of all the Federal and state requirements on liability,

ST Engineering Injects Capital into Leeboy India

  Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced today that its land systems arm, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd has injected S$4.2m (equivalent

Russia Demands Changes to Ukraine-EU Trade Deal

Russia has demanded changes to a free-trade deal between Ukraine and the European Union, underlining that Moscow was not satisfied by a last-minute concession from

Senator Says 2015 Could Be Time for US Oil Export Bill

The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction.

Watson, Farley & Williams Opens Office in Dubai

Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), an international law firm, has opened its 14th office, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The opening is in response to increasing

Penn West to Review Results Back to 2007

Canadian oil producer Penn West Petroleum Ltd , under fire after it uncovered accounting irregularities in July, said its audit committee determined that the company

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