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Trump and Merkel exchange barbs in showdown over Russia’s pipeline

Donald Trump and Angela Merkel traded barbs at a NATO summit as Trump blasted Germany over its support for a gas pipeline from Russia.

Trump’s OPEC tweets have Putin preparing for oil talks

When Russian President Putin meets Donald Trump next week, he’ll be armed to discuss oil production following the U.S. leader’s series of tweets targeting OPEC.

Nanotera launches plant based surfactants for the oil industry

Nanotera has introduced plant-based solutions to replace chemical and hazardous products in the oil and gas industry.

Element opens new oil and gas laboratory in Singapore

Element Materials Technology has opened a new laboratory in Singapore, servicing the oil and gas sector.

Libya's eastern oil exports to resume on ports deal

Libya’s eastern oil ports will resume shipments after the state energy producer regained control of the terminals following clashes in the region last month.

Oil falls as trade war escalates

Oil fell toward $73/bbl in New York after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a trade war with China, heightening fears that global economic growth could be caught in the cross-fire.

U.S. said to meet Saudi leaders to discuss Iran oil sanctions

U.S. government teams spent three days in Saudi Arabia discussing ways to cut off money flows to Iran without disrupting energy markets.

OPEC sees rival supplies growing most in five years in 2019

OPEC expects supplies from its rivals to increase by the most in five years in 2019, with extra oil from the U.S. alone sufficient to meet the growth in global demand.

U.S. is set to become world's top oil producer, government says

The U.S. government sees oil production further climbing next year even amid transportation logjams in the country’s most prolific shale play.

Oil strike in Norway shuts Shell field as escalation looms

A strike curtailed oil production off Norway for the first time in six years as Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut a North Sea field and workers threatened to escalate labor action during the weekend.

EIA: China is a key destination for increasing U.S. energy exports

In recent years, as its domestic energy consumption has grown, China has become a more significant destination for U.S. energy exports. In particular, China has been among the largest importers of U.S. exports of crude oil, propane, and liquefied natural gas.

OPEC says it's doing best to supply market, but won't overdo it

OPEC and its allies are doing what they can to offset crude output shortfalls that have kept global supplies tight and prices high, but they don’t want to overdo it.

U.S. allies starved of Iran oil even before Trump's deadline

Iranian oil shipments to some U.S. allies are being threatened even before America’s Nov. 4 deadline for buyers to curb imports and comply with renewed sanctions on the OPEC member.

Canadian oil supplies to stay tight with Syncrude down for weeks

Canadian crude supplies may remain tight in the coming weeks as Suncor Energy Inc. works to bring its massive Syncrude oil-sands operation back online, a process that the company said won’t be completed until September.

Permian pinch spurs pipeline binge, and fears of overbuild

The pipeline crunch threatening the world’s hottest shale play won’t be solved until at least the back half of next year. But then, the floodgates will open.

Petroteq provides update on progress at Asphalt Ridge facility in Utah

Petroteq's Asphalt Ridge Facility, a company focused on the development and implementation of proprietary technologies for the energy industry, has updated investors on the progress at its oil extraction facility in Asphalt Ridge, Utah.

Water management

Mark Patton, Hydrozonix

Produced water reuse and frac fluid compatibility

Drilling advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Opening the Gen Z pipeline

Energy issues

William J. Pike, World Oil

Research foci to improve EOR

First oil

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Canada’s E&P sector still trying to regain traction