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Pipelines

US Court Stays Ruling Against Dominion Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline

A U.S. appeals court has stayed a previous court decision against Forest Service permits that allowed Dominion Energy Inc. to build the $6.5 billion to $7 billion Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across national forests and the Appalachian Trail.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Global Oil Industry Braces For Turmoil From US Crackdown On Venezuela

Traders are looking for ways to keep the crude flowing during the sanctions.

Reuters

Crude Oil

IEA Chief: Too Early To Assess Impact Of Latest U.S. Sanctions On Venezuela

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has yet to assess the impact of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan oil supplies, its executive director said on Jan. 30.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Oil Prices Rise As US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela

Gains are reined in by fears of a slowing Chinese economy.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Libya's El Sharara Oilfield Won't Reopen Until Occupiers Leave -NOC

Libya's biggest oilfield, El Sharara, will remain shut until an armed group occupying the site leaves, the head of National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Jan. 29, more than a month after the field closed because of a protest.

Reuters

Regulation

US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuelan State Oil Firm PDVSA

The Trump administration on Jan. 28 imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA, the toughest U.S. financial measure so far against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Venezuelan Oil Exports To US Still A Primary Source Of Cash

Venezuela’s oil exports to the United States remain the primary cash resource for its state-owned oil company, and efforts by the U.S.to cut off that revenue would likely force it to send crude to China, India or other Asian countries.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Russia Seals Position As Top Crude Oil Supplier To China, Holds Off Saudi Arabia

Russia came in as China's largest crude oil supplier in December, cementing the top spot for all of 2018 for a third year in a row ahead of rival Saudi Arabia, customs data showed on Jan. 25.

Reuters

Regulation

‘Under Siege’: Oil Industry Mulls Raising Returns, PR Game

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, heads of Chevron, BP, Shell, Total, Aramco and Exxon Mobil joined together to discuss two key topics—climate change and pressure from investors.

Dmitry Zhdannikov, Reuters

Construction

Exec: Enterprise Offshore Terminal Plan Slowed By Gov’t. Shutdown

Company is unable to file its permit application for facility offshore Houston until the government reopens.Company is unable to file its permit application for facility offshore Houston until the government reopens.

Reuters

Crude Oil

US Recognizes Opposition Leader As Venezuela President, Weighs Oil Sanctions

The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Jan. 23, announcing U.S. recognition of the country's opposition leader as interim president and signaling potential new sanctions against its vital oil sector.

Reuters

Construction

Regulators Reject France-Spain Gas Interconnection Project

Gas pipeline would have crossed the Pyrenees.

Reuters

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