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According to Eulogio Del Pino, head of state oil company PDVSA, China is the key growth market for Venezuela. The company expects to increase shipments of crude to China from 600K b/d at present to 1MM b/d "within the next few years."...
Pass the (peace not oil) pipe. 2016-08-29
Protestors block Dakota Access line in the US state of North Dakota. Sources say environmentalist and Native American groups have halted work on Dakota Access pipeline, blocking access to a construction site near Mandan, North Dakota...
Heavy crude OSPs are set lower in Aug. 2016-08-16
Official Selling Prices (OSPs) for select heavy grades fell in Aug., following month-to-month increases that had commenced in April. While most OSPs were set marginally lower, Iraq's Basra Heavy sharply dropped...
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Venezuela's output: a diving event. 2016-08-23
Help wanted: Canadian oil pipelines. 2016-08-22
Iraq plans to ramp up exports in Sept. 2016-08-19
Coking and cracking margins climbed in June on the Gulf Coast and in the Midcontinent, but to different degrees. After dropping in May...
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