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EU says Gazprom offer to avoid antitrust fines allays worries

Rate this article By LNG World News By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators said on Monday concessions by Russia’s Gazprom aimed at avoiding fines should allay concerns of market abuse, signalling a thaw in business ties between Moscow and Brussels despite tensions over Ukraine and Syria. The provisional deal, which is…

IHS: Oil sales 43% of Islamic State revenue

Rate this article Islamic State, the jihadist occupier of parts of Syria and Iraq, makes 43% of its $80 million/month revenue from illicit sales of oil, estimates the monthly Conflict Monitor at IHS Aerospace, Defense, and Security. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

Global Energy Advisory – 6th November 2015

Rate this article Article Abstract: This week, we take you through a list of security and stability alerts in areas where oil and gas operations and other commodities may be affected. • Egypt: Spillover from Syria Another suicide car bombing at a policeman’s club in al-Arish, North Sinai governorate killed at least six and wounded…

Week 45 Overview

Rate this article Article Abstract: In the aftermath of the downing of the Russian airplane over Egypt, the Kremlin announced its decision to send missile systems to Syria to protect its forces. Russia’s ability to intervene in the Middle East is likely to have an indirect impact on gas developments in Europe.   This comes… from…

Fighting for Oil in Syria: Sitrep 2015

Rate this article Article Abstract: Rigzone highlights which Syrian oil and gas fields have been fought over most in 2015, highlighting the country’s current production levels and the potential future of Syria’s petroleum industry. from Rigzone.com: Latest News Headlines Click Here To Read Full Article Visit Rigzone.com: Latest News Headlines for more great articles.

Moscow And Ankara Fall Out Over Syria, Gas Deals Now In Question

Rate this article Article Abstract: Relations between Turkey and Russia had been warming during most of 2015 as their two leaders, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, very publicly discussed plans for the proposed TurkStream pipeline through the Anatolian peninsula, which would bring gas not only to Turkey but also to Europe.Then came Russia’s support…

Qatar And Saudi Arabia Threatening To Escalate Syrian Conflict

Rate this article Article Abstract: Earlier this week, Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir had the following message for Tehran: "We wish that Iran would change its policies and stop meddling in the affairs of other countries in the region, in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen. We will make sure that we confront Iran’s actions and…

Despite U.S.-led campaign, Islamic State rakes in oil earnings

Rate this article Article Abstract: Oil sales — the extremists’ largest single source of continual income — are a key reason they have been able to maintain their rule over their self-declared "caliphate" stretching across large parts of Syria and Iraq. from Fuel Fix Click Here To Read Full Article Visit Fuel Fix for more…

Russia Is Still Limited In What It Can Achieve In Syria

Rate this article Article Abstract: The Russian air bombing campaign in Syria began on September 30, with about 20 sorties a day. The bombing drastically increased on October 8, to over 60 sorties and reached 88 on October 13. The Russian mixed air task force deployed last month at a newly established airbase near Latakia…