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Volatile VLCC rates lead tanker rebound

Jun 23, 2008 Tanker market earnings for the half-year ended March 2008 firmed by 14.1%, from the previous 6 months.

SPECIAL REPORT: Global LPG markets react to high oil prices

Jun 23, 2008 High global oil prices, regional supply disruptions, project delays, regional demand increases, and slowing economies in many regions have all affected global LPG markets and trade.

'We'd be doing the country a favor if more of that oil were produced here at home'

Jun 20, 2008 From Vice President Richard B. Cheney's luncheon address to the US Chamber of Commerce on June 11.

Lift OCS leasing bans to increase US supplies, Bush tells Congress

Jun 20, 2008 President George W. Bush urged Congress to lift oil and gas leasing bans on the Outer Continental Shelf as the first of four steps to increase domestic supplies in response to soaring prices.

Bush urges Congress to lift bans on OCS leasing

Jun 18, 2008 US President George W. Bush urged Congress to lift oil and gas leasing bans on the Outer Continental Shelf as the first of four steps to increase domestic supplies in response to soaring prices.

Senate Democrats turn their focus from global warming to oil taxes

Jun 13, 2008 Days after withdrawing global climate change legislation, US Senate Democrats prepared to bring to the floor an energy bill which would reimpose a windfall profits tax on major oil companies and repeal several of their financial incentives.

Senate Democrats turn focus from global warming to oil taxes

Jun 10, 2008 Days after withdrawing global climate change legislation, US Senate Democrats prepared to bring to the floor an energy bill that would reimpose a windfall profits tax on major oil firms.

WoodMac: Alberta oil sands triggers investment wave

Jun 9, 2008 The projected growth of Alberta oil sands production, which has in place some 1.75 trillion bbl of resources, is triggering a wave of investments, said Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh.

NGC: Lieberman-Warner bill would drive up gas demand

Jun 9, 2008 A recent study from the Natural Gas Council concluded that legislation to be debated this week in the US Senate is likely to increase natural gas demand without addressing the need for increased supply.

NGC: Lieberman-Warner legislation would drive up gas demand

Jun 4, 2008 A recent study from NGC concluded that legislation to be debated this week in the US Senate is likely to increase gas demand without addressing the need for increased supply.

WoodMac: US refiners, pipelines invest in Canadian tar sands

May 30, 2008 The projected growth of Alberta oil sands production, which has in place some 1.75 trillion bbl of resources, is triggering a wave of investments, said Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh.

FTC offers glimpse of how it will develop new oil market investigation authority

May 23, 2008 When he came before the Senate Appropriations Committee's Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on May 14, Federal Trade Commission Chairman William E. Kovacic told the subcommittee's chairman, Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), exactly what he wanted to hear.

COMPANY NEWS: EnCana plans split into separate oil, gas companies

May 19, 2008 The board of Canadian oil and natural gas company EnCana Corp. has approved a proposal to split along distinct business lines—oil and gas—to create two Calgary-based energy firms.

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May 19, 2008

Total, Aramco plan 400,000 b/d Jubail refinery

May 16, 2008 Saudi Aramco and Total SA will construct a 400,000 b/d full-conversion refinery in Jubail city on Saudi Arabia's Persian Gulf coast. Operations are expected start in 2012.

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