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Australia Blocks CK Group's $9.5 Billion Bid for APA Pipelines   Nov 20, 2018
(Bloomberg) -- Australia has officially vetoed CK Group’s A$13 billion ($9.5 billion) bid for APA Group, saying concentrated foreign ownership of the country’s dominant natural gas pipeline operator isn’t in the national interest. “The consortium ... Yahoo7 Finance  

Zion Oil & Gas Operational Update on Megiddo-Jezreel #1 Well in Israel   Nov 20, 2018
DALLAS and CAESAREA, Israel, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (ZN) announces that it has completed the testing program of its primary zones located within the Jurassic and ... Yahoo Finance  

Black Hills Corp. Receives Approval to Construct $54 Million Pipeline in Wyoming   Nov 20, 2018
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Nov. 20, 2018 - Black Hills Corp. (BKH) today announced that its Wyoming natural gas utility, Black Hills Gas Distribution, LLC, doing business as Black Hills Energy ... Yahoo Finance  

China industrial gas demand falters as heartland factories go bust   Nov 20, 2018
With spot orders from these users drying up, many dealers are trying to negotiate for lower volumes on existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts with top supplier China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), several sources told Reuters. Reuters  

North Dakota delays higher gas capture target   Nov 20, 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are backing away from targets for capturing the natural gas produced from oil drilling. The goal was supposed to increase in November from 85 percent to 88 percent. But the Industrial Commission on Tuesday ... Associated Press  

U.S. targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria   Nov 20, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it had moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and hundreds of millions of dollars to ... Reuters  

The Oil Industry Is Facing A "Capex Conundrum"   Nov 20, 2018
Oil industry executives are surely pleased with themselves this year, with both large and small companies reporting improved financials after years of struggling. A Reuters survey finds a ... OilPrice  

Seadrill Partners: November Fleet Status Report Analysis   Nov 20, 2018
In 2019, it will start taking into account upcoming negotiations with creditors, making the company ... oil price dynamics and heavy competition from peers. 6. West Capella (2008) works for Shell ... Seeking Alpha  

Australian energy shares expected to fall after oil prices crash lower again   Nov 20, 2018
It looks set to be another tough day of trade for Australian energy shares such as Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT), Santos Ltd (ASX: STO), and Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX: WPL). Oil prices crashed lower again overnight after fears of an impending supply ... Yahoo7 Finance  

Is It Too Late To Avoid An Oil Supply Crisis?   Nov 20, 2018
Wood Mackenzie isn’t pulling any punches. “The warning signs are there – the industry isn’t finding enough oil.” And its latest report continues in the same ‘spade is a spade’ vein ... OilPrice  

Oil Prices Halt Slide After API Reports Small Crude Draw   Nov 20, 2018
The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a surprise crude oil inventory draw this week, of 1.545 million barrels for the week ending November 16. The draw this week was the first week that ... OilPrice  

Oasis Midstream Partners LP Completes Acquisition of Additional Interests in Williston Basin Development Companies   Nov 20, 2018
About Oasis Midstream Partners LP Oasis Midstream is a growth-oriented, fee-based master limited partnership initially formed by Oasis Petroleum to own, develop, operate and acquire a diversified ... Yahoo Finance  

Exxon Mobil Falls 3%   Nov 20, 2018
Investing.com - Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) fell by 3.03% to trade at $76.82 by 13:47 (18:47 GMT) on Tuesday on the NYSE exchange. The volume of Exxon Mobil shares traded since the start of the session ... Yahoo Finance  

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Resolute Energy Corp.   Nov 20, 2018
in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by Cimarex Energy Co (XEC). WeissLaw is concentrating its investigation on whether REN's Board conducted a fair process in agreeing to ... Yahoo Finance  

Reuters: Chevron granted waiver from U.S. biofuel laws at Utah plant   Nov 20, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency granted a hardship waiver to Chevron (NYSE:CVX) from U.S. biofuel laws for its Utah refinery earlier this year, Reuters reports. CVX would become the largest ... Seeking Alpha  

Oil Companies Lose $1 Trillion As Prices Crash   Nov 20, 2018
Tom majored in International Business at Amsterdam’s Higher School of Economics, he is now working as news editor for Oilprice.com. Bearish sentiment has taken hold of oil markets, with oil and ... OilPrice  

How Plummeting Oil Prices Will Impact Your Thanksgiving Travel   Nov 20, 2018
Oil prices have been in freefall for over a month, with prices on the benchmark Brent Crude tumbling from over $85 a barrel in early October to just over $65 a barrel in recent days. The plunge has been dramatic, most likely driven by an oversupplied ... Finance Yahoo  

Iraq’s Oil Exports From Kirkuk Could Reach 400,000 Bpd   Nov 20, 2018
Iraq’s oil exports from the Kirkuk oil province could reach up to 400,000 bpd, higher than the 300,000-bpd exported before the halt last year, a Kurdish politician told Sputnik on Tuesday after ... OilPrice  

Trump Agency Moves to Expand Drilling in Alaskan Oil Reserve   Nov 20, 2018
(Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration is moving to expand the territory open for oil exploration in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve, a process that could shift drilling rigs closer to herds of caribou and flocks of threatened birds. With a notice ... Finance Yahoo  

UK's richest man looks to increase stake in North Sea oil   Nov 20, 2018
Ineos is in exclusive talks with ConocoPhillips about purchasing assets from the U.S. energy firm. Reports claim those assets could include a 6.5 percent stake in a much sought after oil field. Yahoo Finance  

Trump Claims Victory As Oil Prices Plummet   Nov 20, 2018
Oil prices are now down over 20 percent from recent highs, and President Trump knows exactly where the credit for that belongs. “If you look at oil prices they’ve come down very substantially ... OilPrice  

IEA Extends Warning To Oil Markets   Nov 20, 2018
Although the U.S. waivers for Iran’s key oil customers were a relief to the oil market, the world’s economy is still very fragile and skimpy overall spare capacity remains an issue, Fatih ... OilPrice  

Waratah Capital Advisors’ Return, AUM, and Holdings   Nov 20, 2018
Quite the opposite is with Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN) and Umh Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH), in which the fund actually lowered its stake by 99% to 5,307 shares and 89% to 36,609 shares respectively. Yahoo Finance  

Exxon Mobil Is The Wrong Play For An Oil Rally, Raymond James Says In Downgrade   Nov 20, 2018
If Brent oil prices move to $90 a barrel in 2019, "just about everyone" will benefit — except for Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), which is the "least appealing" play, according to Raymond ... Yahoo Finance  

Husky Energy Provides Update on White Rose   Nov 20, 2018
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Production remains shut in at the SeaRose floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel with all production wells secure after a ... MarketWatch  

UAE: OPEC Very Likely To Agree To Oil Production Cuts   Nov 20, 2018
OPEC will very likely agree to cut oil production at its upcoming meeting in early December, although the size of the cuts is yet to be decided, Ahmed al-Kaabi, Governor for OPEC of the United ... OilPrice  

This Company Has a Lock on a Rare Commodity in the Permian Basin: Beds   Nov 20, 2018
The combined company, whose main clients include blue-chip oil-and-gas companies such as Schlumberger, Chevron, and Royal Dutch Shell, provides full-service communities in locations where ordinary ... Yahoo Finance  

Atlantic Canada oil spill caused by weak flowline connection   Nov 20, 2018
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - A weak connector on an underwater oil flowline caused a spill during a fierce Atlantic storm last week off the coast of Canada’s Newfoundland & Labrador, Husky ... Reuters  

Venezuela's PDVSA resumes work at Jose oil port's dock: sources   Nov 20, 2018
(Reuters) - Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA has reopened a dock at the country’s main oil terminal of Jose that had been closed for almost three months due to a tanker collision, a PDVSA source and a shipper said on Tuesday. Dozens of tankers waiting to ... Reuters  

AltaGas appoints CEO to replace David Harris after sudden resignation in July   Nov 20, 2018
AltaGas says Crawford has 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry and was most recently the president of midstream and commercial with EQT Corp., a U.S. gas company, where he led a growth strategy in the Marcellus natural gas fields in the ... CTV News  

China’s Oil Inventories Rise 416.7% In One Month   Nov 20, 2018
6 hours The Regime Doesn't Give Up: Rouhani Says Iran to Continue Oil Exports And Resist U.S. Economic War Irina is a writer for the U.S.-based Divergente LLC consulting firm with over a decade of ... OilPrice  

U.S. announces new sanctions over oil shipments to Syria   Nov 20, 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has imposed sanctions on six people and three entities for their involvement in oil shipments to Syria, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday. Reuters  

U.S. Sanctions Russian Companies to Choke Off Oil for Syria   Nov 20, 2018
(Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration sanctioned an Iranian company and three Russian companies, including a subsidiary of the Russian Ministry of Energy, in an effort to choke off oil sales to ... Yahoo Finance  

Alberta To Fight “Air Barrels” As Prices Continue To Plunge   Nov 20, 2018
Producers, however, are divided on this. While Cenovus is all for government-initiated cuts in production, Suncor, an equally large producer, is against it. “We’re probably producing about ... Yahoo Finance  

South Sudan says signed initial oil exploration agreement with Gazprom Neft   Nov 20, 2018
JUBA (Reuters) - Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Sudan for the exploration of four oil blocks, the South Sudanese petroleum minister said on Tuesday. The company was waiting for ... Reuters  

Cenovus: Suffering From WCS Discount   Nov 20, 2018
Cenovus Energy was affected significantly by the pipeline capacity problems that are leading to a widening differential in the WCS/WTI trade. The company has some refining capacity to help offset ... Seeking Alpha  

Underground drilling caused gas leak, may have led to blast   Nov 20, 2018
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Workers drilling underground pathways struck buried natural gas lines at a senior living community in east suburban Denver shortly before a fatal explosion that burned several homes. Aurora Fire Rescue spokeswoman Sherri-Jo Stowell ... Associated Press  

5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs   Nov 20, 2018
Consolidated generation capacity totals nearly 45 gigawatts and includes natural gas, nuclear and significant wind assets. The nonregulated segment generates and sells power throughout the U.S ... Yahoo Finance  

Oil Falls to Lowest in a Year on Concerns of Looming Supply Glut   Nov 20, 2018
The S&P 500 Energy Index slumped as much as 3.3 percent, with all of its members down on the day. Marathon Oil Corp. and Devon Energy Corp. were the worst decliners, losing more than 6 percent each. “I think you’re going to see a risk-off type of ... Bloomberg L.P.  

Japan, South Korea To Resume Iranian Oil Shipments In January   Nov 20, 2018
After reports that South Korea would restart its imports of Iranian crude, now sources familiar with refiners’ plans in both South Korea and Japan, have told Reuters both countries will resume ... OilPrice  

Don't Get Stuck In The Mud - Time To Get Long Oil With These Deeply Undervalued, High-Yield Majors   Nov 20, 2018
If it's increasing, the company's more likely to meet its ... and an average of $30 billion from 2023 to 2025. Another solid oil play is Royal Dutch Shell. In addition to the ratios shown above ... Seeking Alpha  

Bet on 4 Shale Producers as Winter Chills Boost Gas Price   Nov 20, 2018
Approach is expected to see year-over-year earnings growth of 33.3% in 2018. Apache Corporation APA, based in Houston, TX, is among the leading natural gas explorers and producers. In the Permian ... Yahoo Finance  

Consider ConocoPhillips For A Volatile Oil Price Environment   Nov 20, 2018
Oil price environment remains volatile and uncertain with the commodity climbing to multi-year highs and then dropping to 12-month lows in a span of a few weeks. ConocoPhillips benefits from ... Seeking Alpha  

ConocoPhillips Leverages Margin Expansion On Unconventional Assets   Nov 20, 2018
Sustained capital discipline and conservative financial management underscore ConocoPhillips' successful E&P growth strategy. The company is on track for margin expansion driven by unconventional ... Seeking Alpha  

Cimarex Buys Resolute for $1.6B to Expand Delaware Presence   Nov 20, 2018
The latest energy playerto join the bandwagon is Cimarex Energy Co XEC. The companyis set to acquire Resolute Energy Corp REN in a deal valued at about $1.6 billionto bolster Permian presence. Yahoo Finance  

Deep Divisions Hinder Canadian Oil Patch in Fight of Its Life   Nov 20, 2018
CAPP lists about 60 members, including the nation’s largest producers like Suncor, Canadian Natural and Imperial. EPAC lists about 150, however many are smaller, often non-public entities. In the U.S., the American Petroleum Institute dominates the ... Bloomberg L.P.  

BRIEF-IDG Energy Investment Enters Framework Agreement On Energy Investment Fund   Nov 20, 2018
MANAGEMENT OF FUND * EXPECTED SIZE OF FUND IS RMB3 BILLION TO RMB5 BILLION * FUND WILL BE PRIMARILY FOCUSING ON INVESTMENTS ALONG CHINA'S NATURAL GAS VALUE CHAIN AND OTHER ENERGY-RELATED INDUSTRIES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Yahoo Singapore Finance  

Hebron producing oil again after 5-day shutdown   Nov 20, 2018
After stormy seas and reports of smoke shut it down for nearly five days, the Hebron oil platform is once again producing oil, according to the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board. Hebron platform stops operations amid bad weather ... CBC.ca  

Emmanuel Macron Suffers Some Rotten Luck in the Oil Market   Nov 20, 2018
The oil market is doing nothing to help French President Emmanuel Macron as he tries to wean his nation off diesel. Having encouraged diesel consumption for a generation -- helping farmers and those who drive long distances -- France is now increasing ... Bloomberg L.P.  

Oil firms seen drilling 40-50 exploration wells off Norway in 2019   Nov 20, 2018
OSLO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Oil and gas companies plan to drill 40-50 exploration wells on the Norwegian continental shelf in 2019, similar to levels seen in 2018, the head of exploration activities ... Reuters  

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