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Olga Yagova

As traders tussle over tankers, Turkmenistan slashes oil exports

Feb 19 2019

(This Feb. 14 story corrects the figure in the second paragraph to 200,000 tonnes per month - not per year)

RPT-As traders tussle over tankers, Turkmenistan slashes oil exports

Feb 15 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON, Feb 14 A clash between trading house Vitol and Azerbaijan's SOCAR over Caspian Sea oil shipments is forcing Turkmenistan to slash exports of crude due to a lack of tankers.

Venezuela turns to India for oil exports as U.S. sanctions bite

Feb 12 2019

HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW Venezuela's oil exports have tapered off and shifted towards India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions.

CORRECTED-Venezuela turns to India as sanctions cut oil flow to U.S., Europe

Feb 12 2019

HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW, Feb 12 Venezuela's oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions.

With Iran squeezed out, U.S. oil takes on new rivals in Europe

Feb 11 2019

MOSCOW/NEW YORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year, U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared.

Oil exports from Ceyhan poised to fall due to Turkmen diversion

Jan 25 2019

MOSCOW Azeri BTC oil exports from Turkey's Ceyhan port are set to fall after Turkmenistan diverts its oil flows to Russia, which may also reduce the quality of the Azeri BTC blend by lowering its Turkmen content, traders and industry sources said.

South Korea gets its first cargo of Russia's Yamal condensate

Dec 06 2018

MOSCOW, Dec 5 South Korea will receive its first cargo of Russian condensate from Novatek's new Yamal LNG project this month as it looks for alternatives to Iranian supplies that have been complicated by U.S. sanctions.

Gazprom Neft's thirst for oil shows Russian dilemma on OPEC pact

Nov 27 2018

ORENBURG, Russia In the green-to-golden steppe some 1,500 km east of Moscow, a unit of Gazprom Neft, Russia's third-biggest oil producer, is drilling hard as it eyes a production hike of 20 percent a year, developing once-forgotten and depleted fields.

Start-up of Turkey's new $6 billion STAR oil refinery delayed to 2019

Nov 13 2018

MOSCOW/LONDON The commercial start-up of Turkey's new $6.3 billion oil refinery has been delayed until early next year and the plant is not expected to reach full capacity until mid-2019, three sources familiar with the matter said, as tests revealed minor faults.

Exclusive: Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

Nov 09 2018

MOSCOW Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions. | Video

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