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Analysis: Business as usual for Iran oil exports as market eyes US sanctions threat

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The oil and shipping markets remain in limbo as the world awaits action from US Congress on sanctions targeting Iran, in the wake of President Donald Trump last week declaring Tehran noncompliant with the nuclear deal. Iran may have to discount oil if sanctions reimposed Asian importers might trim contracts Sanctions could affect tanker insurance Read More

DNV GL acquires specialist in CFD for fire, explosion analysis

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10/12/2017 AKERHUS, Norway — DNV GL has acquired ComputIT, a specialist independent company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. ComputIT develops unique high-end technology for simulating fires, explosions and gas dispersion. “This acquisition brings us world-leading capabilities in the CFD domain,” says Are F. Tjønn, CEO, DNV GL – Software. “Through this acquisition, Read More

Analysis: Asia's Iranian oil importers weigh supply plans on sanctions risk

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While a number of analysts remain skeptical whether the US will actually reimpose nuclear-related sanctions against Iran — and if the international community would follow suit — Asian buyers of Iranian oil have started looking into contingency supply plans for 2018 term imports. Some told S&P Global Platts they are considering trimming their term imports Read More

APPEC analysis: South Korea aims to reduce dependence on Middle Eastern crudes

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South Korea may no longer depend as heavily on the Middle East for crude supplies as favorable global benchmark price trends and government incentives offer an impetus to refiners to explore other sources, a senior executive at a South Korean energy company said Wednesday. South Korea is heavily exposed to international flat price changes as Read More

APPEC analysis: Asia seen as hot destination for US crudes

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US crude producers will find a wide range of customers in the Far East as their ample supply could help accommodate Asia’s fast-growing refining capacity, top industry executives said during opening addresses at the S&P Global Platts Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference in Singapore Monday. The rising popularity of US sweet and sour crudes in Asia Read More

Analysis: Iran's ultra-light crude exports to Asia set to remain strong in Q4

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Iran has shipped more than 500,000 b/d of ultra-light crude to the Far East so far in 2017 and that flow is expected to remain strong for the rest of the year as South Korea steps up its purchasing plans and other Asian end-users eye naphtha-rich South Pars condensate for its competitive price. Iran’s return Read More

Analysis: India's BORL bags its first ever US crude as arbitrage window wide open

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Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd. made its first ever purchase of US Mars crude, the company said Wednesday, in a deal that adds to the fast growing list of North America-India arbitrage trade flows, as more South Asian end-users take advantage of US crude pricing benchmark WTI’s widening discount to Brent and Dubai prices. BORL struck Read More

RPT-Alexion announces interim analysis from phase 3 open-label extension study of Soliris

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(Adds company name in headline) Sept 13 (Reuters) – Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc: * Interim analysis from phase 3 open-label extension study shows sustained benefits of Soliris (Eculizumab) treatment for patients with refractory generalized myasthenia gravis * Says safety profile of Soliris was consistent with that observed in REGAIN study * Says ‍study is ongoing and Read More

Analysis: UN resolution to cap N Korea oil supplies welcomed but analysts skeptical

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The resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council on Monday against North Korea should slash oil supplies to the isolated nation by 30% — a level which would have significant impact on the country — but is unlikely to have much impact on regional supply and demand balances, while monitoring of the compliance will Read More

Becton Dickinson and Co announces launch of platform for RNA expression analysis

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Sept 12 (Reuters) – Becton Dickinson and Co: * Becton Dickinson and Co – announces launch of BD rhapsody, a platform for RNA expression analysis * Becton Dickinson and Co – ‍bd rhapsody platform assay offering will be rapidly expanded over next 12 months​ * Becton Dickinson and Co – has initiated early access for Read More