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October 12, 2015
Ineos announced on Sunday that it has agreed to purchase all of the UK North Sea gas fields owned by DEA, the German oil and gas firm owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail...
October 9, 2015
The Scottish government says it has issued a moratorium on underground coal gasification (UCG) that is separate from the moratorium it issued in January on onshore unconventional oil...
October 9, 2015
Hovensa (Christiansted, VI) says a US bankruptcy court has approved the company’s choice of Limetree Bay Holdings as a “stalking horse bidder” in the Chapter-11 sale of Hovensa’s assets in the US Virgin Islands, which consist of an oil storage terminal and an idled 500,000-bbl/day refinery....
October 8, 2015
The National Oil, Natural Gas, and Biofuels Agency (ANP; Brasilia) says that on 7 October in Rio de Janeiro it held the 13th bidding round for exploration blocks. A total of 266 blocks...
October 7, 2015
The advent of shale gas and oil in North America has had a hugely positive impact on the world economy, in terms of energy supply and costs, says Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS...
October 7, 2015
Petrobras has adjusted projections for investment and manageable operating expenses in 2015 and 2016 "to maintain its deleveraging goals and value-creation targets given new Brent...
October 7, 2015
NextEra Energy Partners (Juno Beach, FL) has completed the previously announced acquisition of NET Midstream (Houston), a privately held developer, owner, and operator of a portfolio...
October 7, 2015
Grupo Idesa (Mexico City) and International Frontier Resources (IFR; Calgary) have formed a 50-50 jv to evaluate investment opportunities in the Mexican oil and gas sector, in particular the first-round bidding process for onshore blocks being conducted by the Mexican government....
October 6, 2015
Buckeye Partners has challenged the terms and procedures under which Hovensa has proposed to sell its idled 500,000-bbl/day refinery in the US Virgin Islands, according to local news reports. Hovensa, a 50-50 joint venture of Hess (New York) and Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA; Caracas), filed for bankruptcy protection last month, with plans to auction off its assets....
October 5, 2015
Corbion Purac (Amsterdam) says it has made polylactic acid (PLA) plastic resin from second-generation feedstock, including plant-based materials, like bagasse, corn stover, wheat...
October 2, 2015
The startup and stabilization of Reliance’s new purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Dahej, India, is reshaping supply balances for Asia markets outside of China, according...
October 2, 2015
A new study by researchers from the University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu, Finland) has found that the hemicellulose sugars of barley straw can be effectively fermented into biobased...
October 1, 2015
EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), a leading global fertilizer and fertilizer raw materials company, on Thursday announced that it has completed its first intragroup shipment of ground...
October 1, 2015
Mexico's overhaul of its energy sector continues to move forward with the award of three exploration blocks during the second call of the first round of awards, the country's energy...
September 30, 2015
Hovensa, a 50-50 joint venture of Hess (New York) and Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA; Caracas), has agreed to sell storage terminal assets connected to its idled...
September 29, 2015
Construction work at a natural gas processing unit (NGPU) that forms part of Petrobras's Comperj refinery project at Itaboraí, Brazil, has been halted, according to various...
September 28, 2015
Williams Companies (Williams; Tulsa) has canceled plans to merge with Williams Partners and instead will merge with Energy Transfer Equity (ETE; Dallas). Williams and ETE say the deal, valued at $37.7 billion, will create the third-largest energy franchise in North America and one of the five largest global energy companies....
September 28, 2015
Officials representing Russia and Ukraine together with the European Commission have agreed on the terms of natural gas deliveries from Russia to Ukraine via the European Union for the...
September 24, 2015
Badlands NGL (Denver) says it has entered into a "precedent agreement" with Continental Resources (CLR; Oklahoma City), one of the oil and gas producers in the Williston...
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