Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Forms $20.7B Gas Venture in Region

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company said it attracted significant capital from Global Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Asset Management, GIC, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, NH Investment & Securities and Snam. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Tuesday it went into a $20.7 billion partnership with a group of six global investors in order…

Kazakhstan to Сompensate for Oil Oversupply

Kazakh Energy Minister Nurlan Nogayev participated in the 19th Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) meeting which was held via videoconference, during which the world’s oil producers agreed to extend production cuts through July, based on their original agreement in April. On June 23, the Kazakh government adopted a decree…

US Shale Industry at The Brink of Bankruptcies, Consolidation

Even though 10 percent of global oil comes from the U.S. shale market, U.S. shale makes up 40 percent of global oil extraction activity and 100 percent of the growth in U.S. midstream and petrochemical sectors over the past 10 years, the report said. The U.S. shale industry, hammered by low demand, international competition and…

India ONGC’s halts offshore rigs on Covid-19

India’s biggest upstream producer state-controlled ONGC has stopped operating two offshore drilling rigs at its major Mumbai High and Bassein areas after several employees tested positive for Covid-19. The company is operating the remaining 34 rigs in the areas and the temporary closure has not affected production. The fields off India’s west coast are ONGC’s…

Petrol, diesel price gap narrows to just 36 paise; consumption picks up

Fuel prices continued to pinch pockets of the common man for the 17th consecutive day on Tuesday, with the price difference between petrol and diesel narrowing down to a mere 36 paise. Though oil marketing companies (OMC) raised prices, they are seeing a demand recovery for petrol and diesel in June at 85 per cent…

State dept defended India on Iran oil import, Trump was unmoved: Bolton

Former US national security advisor John Bolton has criticise the State Department for defending India’s position on import of oil from Iran, while claiming at the same time that President Donald Trump had “not been sympathetic” to New Delhi’s case. In his tell-all book “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir” that hit…

OMCs switch to diesel as ATF demand falters

MUMBAI : India’s three state-owned refiners have changed their refining configurations, replacing aviation turbine fuel with diesel in a reflection of the troubles faced by the airlines industry. With airlines flying at a third of their capacity, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) have cut aviation…

Oil is cheaper after a week of growth

Oil prices are falling today on mixed signals after a strong growth at the end of last week.Oil prices were supported by optimism about the execution of the transaction OPEC+. Iraq and Kazakhstan on Thursday presented the monitoring Committee of the OPEC+ compensation plans outstanding commitments to reduce oil production, other countries were given until…