Post Tagged with: "US Sanctions"

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Sanctions on Russia gas pipeline included in annual U.S. defense bill

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WASHINGTON – Sanctions that could hinder one of Moscow’s most important projects in Europe, the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, have been included in the annual U.S. defense policy bill, two congressional aides said on Wednesday.

The sanctions …

November 12, 2020 - 12:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Pipeline News
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Top shipping insurance group will not cover ships linked to Nord Stream 2

Reuters


MOSCOW – The world’s largest group of shipping insurers will not insure vessels involved in the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream gas pipeline projects because of the threat of U.S. sanctions.

Associations belonging to the International Group of …

September 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG, Natural Gas News
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EU ‘highly concerned’ by U.S. stance on Nord Stream pipeline

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FRANKFURT  – A delegation of EU member states has raised concerns with the U.S. State Department that sanctions in response to the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea are a breach of international …

Venezuela crude output falls in June to lowest since Feb 1943, OPEC data show

Venezuela crude output falls in June to lowest since Feb 1943, OPEC data show

Reuters


Venezuela’s crude output fell in June to the lowest level in nearly eight decades, data the country provided to OPEC showed on Tuesday, as U.S. sanctions on state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela choke off exports.

Venezuela crude output falls in June to lowest since Feb 1943, OPEC data show- oil and gas 360

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July 14, 2020 - 10:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Exclusive: Oil tankers turn away from Venezuela as more sanctions loom

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Two tankers that were sailing toward Venezuela to load crude have turned around since the weekend and three other vessels have left Venezuelan waters as the United States considers blacklisting dozens of ships for transporting the country’s oil, according …

U.S. senators weigh additional sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2

U.S. senators weigh additional sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2

Reuters


WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT/MOSCOW – Two U.S. senators are considering drafting further sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline if Moscow goes ahead and finishes laying pipes, in another blow to a project which has already faced delays.

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PDVSA, Chevron to turn Venezuela crude blending plant back into upgrader: sources

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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and Chevron Corp plan to turn their joint venture Petropiar plant back into a crude upgrader, after months operating as a less complex blending facility, three people familiar with the …

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Tankers sail after U.S. allows sanctions-hit COSCO unit to wind down oil deals

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At least three tankers are on their way to Asia with U.S. oil cargoes after Washington gave temporary approval to wind down transactions with a Chinese shipping company that it sanctioned last month, according to data and shipping sources.…

Trump administration gives energy companies another three months in Venezuela

Trump administration gives energy companies another three months in Venezuela

Source: Houston Chronicle


The Trump administration has given five energy companies with headquarters or major operations in Houston permission to stay in Venezuela another three months despite harsh economic sanctions designed to unseat strongman Nicolas Maduro.

In a Monday afternoon …

Oil falls but losses limited by new Brexit deal

Oil falls but losses limited by new Brexit deal

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Thursday as industry data showed a larger-than-expected increase in U.S. inventories but losses were limited after Britain and the European Union announced they had reached a deal on Brexit.

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U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ about untrackable China ships carrying Iran oil: officials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships’ transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments in violation of U.S. sanctions, two senior administration officials said.

“We’ve been messaging very heavily to …

October 16, 2019 - 11:45 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, International
U.S. sanctions hit global oil fleet as traders shun nearly 300 tankers

U.S. sanctions hit global oil fleet as traders shun nearly 300 tankers

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MEXICO CITY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Nearly 300 oil tankers globally have been placed off limits as companies fear violating U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, driving freight rates to new highs, industry sources said.

The move has taken roughly …

Panama Canal Will Not Block Venezuela Vessels Despite U.S. Sanctions

Panama Canal Will Not Block Venezuela Vessels Despite U.S. Sanctions

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The Panama Canal will continue authorizing vessels coming from Venezuela provided they present the necessary paperwork, the waterway’s chief said on Wednesday, suggesting a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American nation should not make a …

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

OPEC Oil Output Hits Lowest Since 2011 on Saudi Cut, Sanctions: Reuters Survey

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OPEC oil output hit an eight-year low in July as a further voluntary cut by top exporter Saudi Arabia deepened losses caused by U.S. sanctions on Iran and outages elsewhere in the group, a Reuters survey found.

The …