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Saudi oil fields are in the firing line as Gulf conflicts continue

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By Anthony DiPaola on 8/20/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) – Flaring tensions in the Persian Gulf have seen some of the world’s biggest crude deposits, along with processing and transport infrastructure and vessels, targeted by explosives-laden drones and bombings. The threats to the kingdom’s crude production and infrastructure shine a light on the risk to global oil Read More

Western nations interfering in Russian affairs over Moscow protests – China

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Russia’s handling of mass unsanctioned protests over looming city council elections in Moscow is an internal affair, but some Western nations are meddling in them, Beijing said. China supports Russia’s rebuke of some foreign nations that have used the protests in Moscow to meddle in the country’s domestic affairs, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Read More

Industry looks to Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 253 for signs of offshore resurgence

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Highlights Total 2019 sales should exceed 2018 totals: BOEM Recent operators’ optimism for US Gulf remains high Crude holding above $50/b breakeven Houston — The oil and gas industry will be closely watching this week’s US Gulf of Mexico lease sale to determine if lower oil prices will slow the renewed optimism in offshore projects, Read More

Private US E&P operators finding innovative ways to lower costs: execs

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Houston — Private US exploration and production companies are typically smaller in resources and staff than their larger rivals, but what they lack in size they often make up for in lower unit costs, according to executives. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now One reason is that Read More

Par Pacific Holdings to Participate in the Seaport Global Securities Energy & Industrials Conference

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HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PARR) (“Par Pacific”) today announced that members of its management team will attend the 2019 Seaport Global Securities Energy & Industrials Conference in Chicago on August 28, 2019. Will Monteleone, Chief Financial Officer and Suneel Mandava, SVP, Finance will participate in 1×1 meetings. About Read More

Macron lectures Putin on ‘right to protest’ amid own crackdown on Yellow Vests

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Emmanuel Macron took the opportunity to tell Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a “true democracy” should treat protesters with respect. In France, anti-Macron protesters have been met with police batons for the past 40 weekends. The two leaders met ahead of the G7 summit, which Russia will not be part of, to talk about issues both Read More

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm’s chief executive told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, Read More

Bomb blast at wedding party kills 63 and injures 182 more

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Sixty-three people have died and 182 are injured after an explosion ripped through a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul. The blast happened at the Dubai City venue in the west of the city, which is home to many members of the Shiite Hazara community, with hundreds thought to be inside. The interior Read More