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Second Sailing Added to Cleveland-Europe Express

The Port of Cleveland and Amsterdam-based Spliethoff Group announced today their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE),

How Islamic State Uses Syria's Oil to Fuel Its Advances

In an oil field in northeastern Syria, a queue of trucks lines up daily to load crude sold cheaply by Islamic State militants who have hijacked parts of the country's

Finland Grants Support to Three Small LNG Terminals

The Finnish government granted 65.2 million euros (84.22 million US dollar) in subsidies to build three small liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals to cut on use

LQT Delivers Accommodation Facility and Helideck in Gulf of Mexico

LQT Industries , a full-service provider of accommodation facilities, design-build construction services, and support services to the oil and gas industry, has

Ingram to Build 20 Tank Barges in 2015

Ingram Barge Company announced that it will build 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments. While most of the company’s recent tank

Senator Says 2015 Could Be Time for US Oil Export Bill

The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction.

Watson, Farley & Williams Opens Office in Dubai

Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), an international law firm, has opened its 14th office, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The opening is in response to increasing

Bulgaria Hopes Greece can ease Russia Gas Worries

Bulgaria is in talks with neighbouring Greece on gas imports, fearing the Ukraine crisis may lead to disruption of supply from Russia, its economy minister said on Thursday.

Libya's Zawiya Refinery, El Sharara Field Both Down

Libya's 120,000 barrels a day Zawiya refinery has been shut down after storage was damaged in fighting between armed groups, an oil ministry official said on Thursday.

Eni Makes 300 million Barrel Ecuador Discovery

Italian oil and gas group Eni said on Thursday it had made an important oil discovery in Ecuador with an estimated 300 million barrels of crude in place. The

Poland Eyes Gas Hub to Ease Russia's Grip

Poland is taking steps towards creating a gas trading and transit hub in Central and Eastern Europe aimed at accomplishing what much of the region has failed to

Industries Qatar shelves Petrochemicals Project

Industries Qatar, the Gulf's second-largest petrochemicals firm, said on Thursday it had put its multi billion dollar Al Sejeel petrochemical complex project on

Cheaper Oil Boon for North Africa, Gulf Exporters Unfazed

Arab economies could face biggest shift since global crisis; oil price far from levels that would hurt Gulf exporters. Falling oil prices may prove the best

Australian Navy Delivers Solomon Island Supplies

Two Royal Australian Navy landing craft have delivered vital supplies to remote communities in Solomon Islands as part of Australia’s commitment to provide support to the region.

Seattle Calls for Safeguards Amid Boom in Oil Train Shipments

Seattle officials called on Wednesday for more safeguards for crude oil trains traveling through the city in increasing numbers, warning some rail infrastructure

Lafarge, Wartsila, IFC to Build Power Plant in Nigeria

Lafarge Africa, Finland's Wartsila and the World Bank's IFC have agreed to build a 220 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Nigeria to boost electricity supplies, they said on Wednesday.

Maersk Sees US Approval of Shipping Alliance as Formality

U.S. regulatory approval of a proposed shipping alliance involving AP Moeller Maersk should be a formality, the Danish company's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Romania parliament postpones gas price deregulation to 2021

The Romanian parliament's lower house on Wednesday postponed planned deregulation of household gas prices by two and a half years to July 2021 aiming to support

Merkel: Closer Energy Cooperation with Qatar Likely

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected cooperation with Qatar in the energy sector to grow in the years ahead, saying progress was already being made

Slovakia: Drop in Russian Gas due "technical reasons"

Slovakia is working with information that a reduction in shipments of Russian natural gas through Ukraine in the past week have been caused by technical problems,

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