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Total: Refining Must Adapt to Low Demand

Total must continue to adapt its French refining business to the fall in demand for oil products, its chief executive told a newspaper, in the strongest hint yet

Shanghai Port's Q2 Profit Down; China Trade Flagging

Shanghai International Port , the operator of the world's busiest container port, reported earnings on Wednesday that showed its second-quarter net profit fell 2.

Ukraine: Russia Planning to Block EU Gas

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that Kiev knew of plans by Russia to halt gas flows this winter to Europe. "The situation in (Ukraine's) energy sector is difficult.

UK Buzzard Oilfield Resume Exports Thursday

The North Sea's Buzzard oilfield is due to resume exports on Thursday, industry sources said, after a shutdown earlier this week to carry out additional work. Buzzard

CNOOC to Export 100,000 T Oil Products in H2

CNOOC to export diesel, gasoline, kerosene or naphtha in H2; volumes likely to be in 10,000 T parcel sizes. China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) has received

Shell sells some Nigeria oil fields

Royal Dutch Shell has sold some of four oil fields up for grabs in Nigeria, it said on Wednesday, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to cut costs.

Wintershall: Infrastructure Woes Prevent Libyan Output Restart

German energy group Wintershall, a unit of chemicals firm BASF is ready to restart production at its onshore Libyan operations but lacks the export infrastructure due to domestic strife,

APR Boosts Security Spending

New CEO says company wants to expand in developed markets; says business in Libya continuing as usual for now. APR Energy Plc, a supplier of temporary power

Brent Crude Nudges Near US$103

Brent crude nudged up towards $103 a barrel on Wednesday, recovering from a 14-month low hit last week although bountiful global supplies are checking gains. * U.

US Aircraft Carrier 'Ike' Leaves Drydock

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) has left dry dock and moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Va.

Seadrill's Q2 2014 Revenue Holds Nearly Steady

Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were US$1,222 million compared to US$1,221 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to the company's financial report.

Mexico's Energy Reform May Spur Oil Production 75%

Energy reform could increase Mexico’s long-term oil production by 75%, considers the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). On August 11, Mexico's president

Pariah Containership Banned from Australian Ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that it has issued a direction to the container ship 'Vega Auriga' (IMO 9347786) that prohibits the ship

Rock On: UK's Kent Beach Flood Defence Starts

Rocks are being delivered as work by Van Oord starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme in Kent, informs UK's Environment Agency.

Neeraj Bansal Appointed Deputy Chairman of JNPT

The Government of India has appointed Neeraj Bansal as Deputy Chairman of India's largest container port,  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust with immediate effect. Mr

Smart-Ship 'Quantum of the Seas' Readies

Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, 'Quantum of the Seas', which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology

RN Warship Intercepts Caribean Drug Smugglers

Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean, informs the Ministry of Defence. Sailors then

Bubbling Methane Vents Discovered Off US E. Coast

Mississippi State University (MSU) researchers say they have found more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast. Lead author Adam Skarke,

PIRA Energy Group's Weekly Oil Recap

NYC-based PIRA Energy Group reports that there is potential for Iceland volcano eruption to disrupt North Atlantic air traffic and jet fuel demand. In the U.S.,

Crane Operator Alert: Certification Requirement

Although OSHA Stakeholders have voted to extend the final deadline in four different meetings, the deadline has not been officially extended by US Government agency OSHA as of yet,

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