OPEC+ keeps steady policy amid weakening economy, Russian oil cap

OPEC+ keeps steady policy amid weakening economy, Russian oil cap

No discussions about Russian price cap – delegates Oil prices have come under pressure from weak economy Next meetings to take place Feb. 1 and June 3-4 LONDON/DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – OPEC+ agreed to stick to its oil output targets at a meeting on Sunday as the oil markets struggle to assess the impact … Read more

Oil giant BP finds new home for London headquarters

Oil giant BP finds new home for London headquarters

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – British energy giant BP (BP.L) will move its headquarters in central London to a new location in 2024 after agreeing to lease new grounds not far from Trafalgar Square, the company said on Friday. BP sold its 1 St. James’s Square headquarter in late 2020 for 250 million pounds as … Read more

Qatar seals 27-year LNG deal with China as competition heats up

Qatar seals 27-year LNG deal with China as competition heats up

Talks with other Chinese, European buyers ongoing -Kaabi Says buyers may take up to a 5% stake in expansion Says deal signals importance of secure long-term supply DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China’s Sinopec with liquefied natural gas in the longest such LNG agreement to date as … Read more

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

Oil flows on Druzhba pipeline suspended in parts of Eastern Europe

BUDAPEST/PRAGUE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Oil supply to parts of Eastern and Central Europe via a section of the Druzhba pipeline has been temporarily suspended, according to oil pipeline operators in Hungary and Slovakia. The extent of the disruption was not immediately clear, and came concurrent with an explosion in a village in eastern Poland … Read more

Buffett’s Berkshire discloses $4.1 bln TSMC stake

Buffett’s Berkshire discloses .1 bln TSMC stake

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said it bought more than $4.1 billion of stock in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (2330.TW), , a rare significant foray into the technology sector by billionaire Warren Buffett’s conglomerate. The news sent shares in TSMC up more than 6% in Taiwan on Tuesday, as it boosted investor sentiment … Read more

Gasoline climbs to $1.07 over NYMEX in Los Angeles wholesale market -trade

Gasoline climbs to .07 over NYMEX in Los Angeles wholesale market -trade

HOUSTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – California gasoline climbed to $1.07 a gallon over NYMEX December gasoline in the Los Angeles wholesale market following a Tuesday night fire at Chevron Corp’s (CVX.N) El Segundo, California, refinery, said West Coast market traders. Traders said California gasoline, called CARBOB, for November delivery opened at $1.00 over the NYMEX … Read more

Glencore employees moved bribes cash by private jet, London court told

Glencore employees moved bribes cash by private jet, London court told

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Employees and agents of a British subsidiary of mining and trading group Glencore (GLEN.L) used private jets to transfer cash to pay bribes to oil officials in West Africa, prosecutors told a London court on Wednesday. Glencore Energy UK Limited paid – or failed to prevent the payment of – … Read more

Biden calls on oil, gas companies to stop ‘war profiteering,’ threatens windfall tax

Biden calls on oil, gas companies to stop ‘war profiteering,’ threatens windfall tax

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday called on oil and gas companies to use their record profits to lower costs for Americans and increase production, or pay a higher tax rate, as he battles high pump prices with elections coming in a week. In remarks at the White House, Biden … Read more

Japan’s JERA to book $751 mln loss related to fire at Freeport LNG in FY22/23

Japan’s JERA to book 1 mln loss related to fire at Freeport LNG in FY22/23

TOKYO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), JERA, said on Friday it plans to book a 110 billion yen ($751 million) loss related to a fire at U.S. Freeport LNG, mostly due to higher costs as it needed to buy alternative fuel from the spot market. Japan’s biggest power … Read more

TotalEnergies clocks $9.9 bln profit in Q3, books new Russian impairment

TotalEnergies clocks .9 bln profit in Q3, books new Russian impairment

PARIS, Oct 27 (Reuters) – TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) posted a sharp jump in its third quarter net profit compared with a year ago, as it joined other energy giants in its sector to have benefited from higher oil and gas prices, although it also booked a new Russia-related impairment. TotalEnergies’ third-quarter adjusted net income stood at … Read more