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Four dead and more than 30 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

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At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey residential building which has collapsed in Mumbai. A search is under way to try to save those caught up in the incident which happened in the crowded Dongri neighbourhood at around 11.40am. The rescue operation Read More

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reports high activity in the first six months of the year

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7/14/2019 STAVANGER — Production on the Norwegian shelf is holding steady at a high level. Many projects are in the development or planning phases. Many exploration wells are being drilled. There have been few discoveries in the first half of the year. Total petroleum production in the first half of 2019 is about 109,6 million Read More

Russia, China, Iran & Venezuela developing crypto to challenge US financial control – study

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A new report by the American Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) says the US’ geopolitical adversaries are deploying blockchain technology to help avoid sanctions and counter US financial power. According to the FDD, with the increase of adoption of cryptocurrencies around the world, efforts are underway to build new systems for transferring value that Read More

OGA launches 32nd Offshore Licensing Round on the UKCS

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7/11/2019 LONDON — The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 32nd Offshore Licensing Round with 768 blocks or part-blocks on offer across the main producing areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Acreage is on offer in the Central North Sea, Northern North Sea, Southern North Sea and the West of Shetlands. As Read More

Former Steele dossier fan Isikoff says Russia planted story about Clinton hitmen killing Seth Rich

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The man who first reported on the discredited Steele dossier has a brand new conspiracy theory about Russia. The idea that DNC staffer Seth Rich was killed on the order of Hillary Clinton was invented by – guess who? Yahoo News Chief Investigator Michael Isikoff, who is also the co-author of hit Russiagate book ‘Russian Read More

Dominican Republic touts first-ever oil and gas bidding round

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Highlights Total 14 blocks on offer: 10 onshore, four offshore Operators can nominate other acreage areas if desired Testing indicated both heavy and light oil and also gas Houston — The Dominican Republic is embarking on its first oil and gas licensing round for a mix of onshore and offshore blocks, hoping to lure a Read More

CNOOC China signs cooperation framework agreement with Sinopec Corp.

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7/10/2019 HONG KONG — CNOOC Limited has announced that CNOOC China Limited, its subsidiary, has signed a Cooperation Framework Agreement with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp.) regarding the sea areas of Bohai, Beibu Gulf and South Yellow Sea, as well as North Jiangsu basin. The Cooperation Framework Agreement will be implemented in three Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Operations Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE)(TSX:GTE)(LSE:GTE) today announced an operations update.  Production amounts are unaudited and on an average working interest before royalties (“WI”) basis unless otherwise indicated. Key Highlights Southern Putumayo Blockades Lifted – Production Restored: Gran Tierra has been able Read More

Mexico’s moratorium on oil auctions gives rival Brazil an edge

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By Peter Millard and Amy Stillman on 7/9/2019 RIO DE JANIERO and MEXICO CITY (Bloomberg) — Mexico’s moratorium on auctioning off its oil riches to foreign producers is giving a leg up to nearby rivals Brazil and Guyana. Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has halted new bid rounds, and state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos has disappointed Read More

Mexico moratorium on oil auctions giving rival Brazil an edge

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By Peter Millard and Amy Stillman on 7/9/2019 RIO DE JANIERO and MEXICO CITY (Bloomberg) — Mexico’s moratorium on auctioning off its oil riches to foreign producers is giving a leg up to nearby rivals Brazil and Guyana. Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has halted new bid rounds, and state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos has disappointed Read More