NEW YORK— Shell Midstream Partners LP filed for an initial public offering that could be worth about $750 million before expenses and discounts. Shell Midstream was formed by Royal Dutch Shell, and it will focus on acquiring pipelines and other midstream assets. Shell Midstream's assets include stakes in Zydeco Pipeline Co., Mars Oil Pipeline Co., and Bengal...» Read More
*Libya oil guards protest at Hariga port, disrupt operations. SINGAPORE, May 28- Brent futures rose on Wednesday, holding above $110 a barrel on renewed optimism over steady demand growth in the world's top oil consumer the United States following healthy economic data, with supply disruption concerns providing additional support.
*First 1 million barrel cargo being loaded at Ceyhan, Turkey. ANKARA/ ISTANBUL, May 22- Iraqi Kurdistan started loading oil from its new pipeline for shipment from a Turkish port on Thursday, defying the Baghdad government, which claims sole authority over Iraqi crude and declares any independently sold oil as' smuggled'.
*Move likely to infuriate Baghdad. ANKARA/ ISTANBUL, May 22- Iraqi Kurdistan started loading oil from its new pipeline for shipment from a Turkish port on Thursday despite a dispute with Baghdad, which claims sole authority over Iraqi oil and declares any independently sold oil as' smuggled'.
*Baghdad has threatened to sue companies doing trade. LONDON, May 15- Israeli and U.S. oil refineries have joined the growing list of customers for crude from Iraqi Kurdistan, a region locked in a bitter struggle with the central government in Baghdad that says the sales are illegal. Baghdad refuses to sell oil to Israel, echoing other Arab states.
--Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, May 12- If you are looking for an explanation as to why crude oil prices in Asia aren't lower, then the blame rests squarely with Chinese stockpiling.
NEW YORK, May 9- Nuevo Midstream LLC has hired Barclays PLC to explore a sale of the U.S. natural gas pipeline infrastructure company that could fetch more than $2.5 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
*China palm oil imports seen falling on credit curbs. SINGAPORE/ KUALA LUMPUR, May 7- China's refined palm oil imports could be hit as buyers struggle for funding, the latest casualty in Beijing's crackdown on commodity financing in the face of slowing domestic demand.
*China palm oil imports seen falling on credit curbs. Commodities have been commonly used for financing in China, where traders or investors borrow against a product with the aim of investing the money in high-return areas such as real estate.
Nat gas prices are set to go higher, according to the chairman and CEO of energy-focused investment firm BP Capital.
April 28- Williams Partners LP said Monday it plans to return to service the four undamaged units at its natural gas processing plant in Opal, Wyoming, which shut last week after an explosion and fire damaged one of the facility's five units.
U.S. oil futures slipped further below the key $100 a barrel level, and international crude moved closer to U.S. prices as some geopolitical pressures eased.
The next move for world oil prices is likely lower, as growing U.S. oil production outweighs the impact of elevated tensions surrounding Ukraine.
The oil industry's lobbying arm said it will push lawmakers to consider lifting a ban on crude exports in the new year.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
Vandana Hari, Asia Editorial Director at Platts talks about the changing face of global energy landscape and highlights the upcoming key players.
The US Coast Guard on Tuesday said it was responding to a leak from a natural gas and crude oil platform owned by Energy Resources Technology Gulf of Mexico LLC.
Gas prices are expected to slide this summer, delivering some relief to consumers. How low they go depends on where you live.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
Two pipeline spills have prompted new criticism from opponents of the proposed Keystone XL project, while raising questions about whether the government is adequately monitoring U.S. pipelines. The NYT reports.
Russian state oil giant Rosneft closed today worth around $55 billion to take over TNK-BP and become the world's largest listed oil producer by output, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.