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Oil and Gas Coal and Consumable Fuels

  • WARSAW, Sept 27- A domestic coal shortage has forced Poland's largest coal exporter Weglokoks to order a shipment from the United States so that it can honour contracts with its overseas buyers. Weglokoks said on Wednesday that it plans to resell the imported U.S. coal abroad, mostly to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany and Austria, but would also...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration's policy of global energy dominance. Washington's Department of Ecology rejected a water quality permit for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration's policy of global energy dominance. Washington's Department of Ecology rejected a water quality permit for the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 26- The Duvernay field in Canada's western province of Alberta holds the country's largest marketable resources of unconventional light shale oil and condensate, according to a new report from the national energy regulator. It is the first time the National Energy Board has done a detailed study of resources in the 130,000 square...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 26- The Duvernay field in Canada's western province of Alberta holds the country's largest marketable reserves of light shale oil and condensate, according to a new report from the national energy regulator. It is the first time the National Energy Board has done a detailed study of reserves in the 130,000 square kilometer Duvernay play,...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- The great disruptor that is U.S. shale oil is coming to Asia, as refiners in the energy-hungry region look to expand and diversify their sources of crude, and the consequences will likely go well beyond a shift in oil trade flows. Crude oil exports to Asia from the United States are still relatively small-scale, with Thomson Reuters Oil Research...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- The great disruptor that is U.S. shale oil is coming to Asia, as refiners in the energy-hungry region look to expand and diversify their sources of crude, and the consequences will likely go well beyond a shift in oil trade flows. Crude oil exports to Asia from the United States are still relatively small-scale, with Thomson Reuters Oil Research...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 25- Demand for U.S. light sweet crude is set to rise amid changes in sulphur specifications for refined products like fuel oil and as shale producers continue to drill for more crude, an executive from U.S. pipeline firm Enterprise Products said on Monday. To the demand in Asia, to the demand in Europe, " Brent Secrest, senior vice president at...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 25- Demand for U.S. light sweet crude is set to rise amid changes in sulfur specifications for refined products like fuel oil and as shale producers continue to drill for more crude, an executive from U.S. pipeline firm Enterprise Products said on Monday. To the demand in Asia, to the demand in Europe, " Brent Secrest, senior vice president at Enterprise...

  • ULAANBAATAR, Sept 21- A boom in the coal trade in Mongolia has helped elevate the country's benchmark stock index and pump the tiny exchange's market capitalisation to five-year highs as optimism about the economy grows following a bailout deal. Mongolia has helped fill a supply gap following Beijing's ban on imports from North Korea and some smaller ports, as...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 19- More than 120 birds in Canada's oil heartland of Alberta were killed after getting caught in a pond of oil sands byproducts operated by the country's largest producer, Suncor Energy Inc, the local regulator said on Tuesday. The Alberta Energy Regulator said the animals, waterfowl and songbirds, were found at the Fort Hills oil sands mine...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 19- More than 120 birds in Canada's oil heartland of Alberta were killed after getting caught in a pond of oil sands byproducts operated by the country's largest producer Suncor Energy Inc, the local regulator said on Tuesday. The provincial regulator said some birds were found dead at one of the northern Alberta site's tailing ponds, while...

  • Caribbean islands hit by next category 5 hurricane. SINGAPORE, Sept 19- Oil markets dipped on Tuesday, pulled down by rising U.S. shale output and fears that another hurricane hitting the Caribbean could knock out refineries and disrupt shipping to and from the United States. Outside the United States, Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 19- Oil markets were stable on Tuesday, supported by a fall in Saudi Arabian crude exports but capped by an expected rise in U.S. shale output. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $50.00 per barrel at 0043 GMT, 9 cents, or 0.2 percent, above their last settlement. Outside the United States, Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for...

  • BEIJING, Sept 14- China's monthly coal production fell in August from a month earlier, hitting its lowest since October 2016 as producers reduced output in the wake of major accidents in cuts that helped push domestic coal prices to a new high. China produced 291 million tonnes of coal in August, data released by the national statistics bureau showed on Thursday.

  • LONDON, Sept 13- U.S. coal companies blame climate campaigners and the Obama administration for waging a war on coal that has cost thousands of jobs and threatened struggling mining communities. But coals long-term problems stem not from politics but from physical properties that make it an inferior source of energy compared with oil, gas and renewables.

  • LONDON, Sept 13- U.S. coal companies blame climate campaigners and the Obama administration for waging a war on coal that has cost thousands of jobs and threatened struggling mining communities. But coals long-term problems stem not from politics but from physical properties that make it an inferior source of energy compared with oil, gas and renewables.

  • JAKARTA, Sept 13- Share prices of some of Indonesia's biggest coal miners plunged on Wednesday after the country's mining minister said he would be open to revising domestic coal pricing rules. PT Bukit Asam Tbk was worst hit, tumbling 17 percent to close at 10,075 rupiah, while PT Bumi Resources Tbk dropped 9 percent to 218 rupiah, and PT Adaro Energy Tbk fell 8...

  • *Strong demand from China, Japan lifts Australian cargo prices. SINGAPORE, Sept 13- Australian coal cargo prices for export from its Newcastle terminal hit a 2017- high of $103.5 per tonne at their last close, driven by strong Asian demand. The Newcastle free-on-board contract is seen as a benchmark for Asian thermal coal prices.

  • *Strong demand from China, Japan lifts Australian cargo prices. SINGAPORE, Sept 13- Australian coal cargo prices for export from its Newcastle terminal hit a 2017- high of $103.5 per tonne at their last close, driven by strong Asian demand. The Newcastle free-on-board contract is seen as a benchmark for Asian thermal coal prices.