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Saudi energy minister warns oil market gamblers will be hurt "like hell"

Sep 17 2020

MOSCOW/LONDON/DUBAI The Saudi Energy Minister warned traders on Thursday against betting heavily in the oil market saying he will try to make the market "jumpy" and promised those who gamble on the oil price would be hurt "like hell".

Exclusive: OPEC+ panel warns of virus impact, sees signs of decline in oil overhang

Sep 17 2020

MOSCOW An OPEC+ technical panel warned that a rise in coronavirus cases in some countries may curb oil demand despite signs of economic recovery and initial indications of a decline in oil stocks, according to an internal document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Russian ship sails for Nord Stream 2 supply base in Germany

Sep 16 2020

MOSCOW Russia looked set to press on with the $11 billion Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project despite mounting Western opposition after data on Wednesday showed a Russian ship had sailed for the project's supply base in Germany.

Putin throws $1.5 billion lifeline to embattled Belarus leader

Sep 15 2020

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed a $1.5 billion loan on Belarus on Monday in a gesture of support for its leader Alexander Lukashenko, who flew to entreat his patron for help after five weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation. | Video

Russia to build up half-finished oil wells to regain market share

Sep 08 2020

MOSCOW Russia believes it is extremely important to quickly regain, or even raise, its oil market share once demand recovers, as it readies to build up its fleet of unfinished oil wells, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

Grenzschutz von Belarus - Oppositionelle Kolesnikowa festgenommen

Sep 08 2020

Moskau/Kiew/Vilnius Die belarussische Oppositionsführerin Maria Kolesnikowa ist nach Behördenangaben an der Grenze zur Ukraine festgenommen worden.

Exclusive: OPEC+ needs to offset large May-July oversupply -document

Aug 21 2020

MOSCOW/DUBAI/LONDON Oil producing countries in the OPEC+ group that pumped above supply targets from May to July will need to slash output by over a million barrels per day for two months to compensate, according to OPEC sources and an internal OPEC+ report seen by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-OPEC+ needs to fix daily oversupply of more than 2 mln barrels -document

Aug 20 2020

MOSCOW/DUBAI/LONDON, Aug 20 Some members of the OPEC+ group of oil-producing nations would need to slash output by an extra 2.31 million barrels per day (bpd) to make up for their recent oversupply, an internal OPEC+ report seen by Reuters shows.

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