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Gas Cylinder Scares Ghana Parliament.

Drama ensued in Ghana 39;s Parliament on Friday as a Member of Parliament stormed the Chamber with a Gas cylinder. The MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem George Mireku Duker walked into the lawmaking edifice with the gas receptacle to show as an exhibit during the debate on the 2018 budget. Confusion ensued when the legislator pulled the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Can govt give more information about the planned oil pipeline?.

Hardly any Ugandans have been equipped with necessary skills in pipeline construction

- Daily Monitor - UG

Cabinet willing to demonopolize Ukraine's gas market.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says the Cabinet intends to demonopolize the natural gas market in Ukraine and ensure its transparency with the newly appointed supervisory board of the National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine, according to the governmental press service.

- UNIAN - UA

Russia, OPEC agree to framework of deal to extend oil production cuts: sources.

Both sides are still hammering out crucial details, sources said

- Financial Post - CA

Proposed private member's bill would regulate gas prices across Ontario.

The bill would allow the Ontario Energy Board to control both the retail price and wholesale mark-up of petroleum products

- Financial Post - CA

A Swedish power plant is now burning H&M clothing instead of coal.

By converting old plants to burn biofuels and garbage, the biggest Nordic economy is hoping to edge out the last of its fossil fuel units by the end of this decade

- Financial Post - CA

New Jersey woman raises $325,000 for homeless Samaritan.

Kate McClure, 27, launched a page on GoFundMe.com that had raised $325,420 for the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., as of Friday afternoon. McClure said on the GoFundMe website she was driving on Interstate 95 one night last month when she ran out of gas. Using his last 20 dollars to make sure I could get home safe," McClure ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage hits supply.

Keystone pipeline shut after Nov. 16 oil spill; expectations of OPEC extension to oil curbs support prices

- The Globe and Mail - CA

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion.

BEIJING - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet.

- Reuters - US

SandRidge shares surge as Icahn opposes Bonanza bid.

- Shares of SandRidge Energy jumped 14.2 percent on Friday, after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a big stake in the oil and gas producer and said he would oppose its $746 million bid for rival Bonanza Creek Energy.

- Reuters - US

Instead of coal, this power plant burns H&M clothing.

Fast fashion is hot. I mean, it literally burns, thus providing a power plant in Sweden with energy. SEE ALSO: Baz Luhrmann directs a characteristically lavish new ad for H&M-Erdem collection Northwest of Stockholm, there's a heat and power station that's trying to rid itself of oil and coal. So it's burning recycled wood ...

- Mashable! - US

Oil production debate: Can OPEC control the bulls in Vienna?

Oil prices have begun to rally on the back of a growing geopolitical risk premium as tensions rise in the Middle East.         

- USA TODAY - US

Germany's BASF in talks with Russian tycoon over oil merger

German chemicals giant BASF said Friday it was considering merging its oil and gas unit with the DEA energy firm owned by Russia's billionaire entrepreneur Mikhail Fridman."BASF is in discussions regarding...

- Expatica - NL

Sindh urges Islamabad to allow maximum utilisation of local gas

CM Murad Ali Shah writes to the prime minister to allocate all locally-produced natural gas for provincial use The post Sindh urges Islamabad to allow maximum utilisation of local gas appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

S African company pulling out of natural gas to liquid fuels

- Townhall.com - US

Putin crowns himself OPEC king – media

For more than half a century, Saudi Arabia's oil minister could move markets with a few choice words about what OPEC may decide at its next meeting, generating millions if not billions of dollars of profit for insiders, according to Bloomberg.

- UNIAN - UA

Reuters: U.S. oil prices rise to two-year high on Keystone pipeline outage

U.S. crude oil rose to a two-year high on Friday, as the shutdown of a major crude pipeline from Canada to the United States tightened North American markets, according to Reuters.

- UNIAN - UA

Kenya needs to guard against oil resource curse

This new reliance on a natural resource caused inflation to rise.

- Daily Nation - KE

EU still giving gas projects 'fast-track' status

The European Commission published on Friday a list of projects of common interest, which receive preferential treatment. Environmental lobbyists accuse the Commission of trying to fool the public with number games.

- EU Observer - EU

Work with Israel, Egypt on gas exploration, says Commission

The European Commission said Friday in an annex to its State of the Energy Union report that it is "in the EU's interest to assist" EU-member Cyprus, plus Egypt and Israel, "in better exploiting" recently-discovered natural gas fields. It said these discoveries "have raised the profile of the region as a gas producer and ...

- EU Observer - EU

Climate Change Could Deny You Your Favorite Cup of Coffee

If you are one of those people who love coffee, you have occasion for both joy and concern. According to British scientists, moderate consumption of coffee - up to 3 to 4 coffees per day, brings more benefits than harm. Along with this, however, it turns out that the amount of coffee produced can seriously decrease - due to ...

- Novinite - BG

Residents in Uzbekistan's remote districts to receive gas cylinders

In Uzbekistan, residents of remote districts and towns, where there is no centralized gas supply, will receive gas cylinders, the Uzbek media reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

OPEC oil rises in price

The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $61.14 a barrel on November 23, compared with $61.09 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations.

- AzerNews - AZ

Oil prices most likely to remain at $60-70 per barrel in 2018, expert says

- Today.Az - AZ

Iran not to exclude possibility of gas export to Tajikistan

- Today.Az - AZ

OPEC oil rises in price

- Today.Az - AZ

Residents in Uzbekistan's remote districts to receive gas cylinders

- Today.Az - AZ

Russia ready to support oil output deal as OPEC meeting looms

By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW - Russia said on Friday it is ready to support extending a deal among oil producers on cutting output, less than a week before OPEC meets in Vienna to discuss policy, although it has yet to say how long it should be for. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Russia would discuss the ...

- Sify - IN

Dr Asim leaves for London, says he is 'very much in PPP'

KARACHI: PPP leader and former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain on Friday denied rumours of quitting the PPP and said that he is still part of the party and will continue to work under the leadership of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.“I do not understand why these rumours are surfacing are surfacing. I am very ...

- Geo.tv - PK

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion | Reuters

BEIJING - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They’re not dead yet. The post New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

'Borneo Atlas' to help palm oil buyers check on forest damage

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 — Researchers have created for the first time a detailed map that will help buyers and consumers of palm oil work out whether the supply chain is harming forests on the South-east Asian island of Borneo. Developed over the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

- Townhall.com - US

US demands visits with oil executives jailed in Venezuela

- Townhall.com - US

More energy gains lift US stocks after holiday break

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising Friday as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period. Energy companies rose after Bloomberg reported that a group of key oil producers plans to extend their cuts in production…

- Billings Gazette - US

US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

CLEVELAND — A federal appellate court has issued an order that temporarily prevents a company from building an 8-mile stretch of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline through a northeast Ohio city.

- Billings Gazette - US

Venezuela's PDVSA To Cut Costs By 50%

Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA has launched a cost-cutting drive aimed at slashing expenses by half as the company continues to struggle with declining oil production and unpaid debts. The company sent to all its divisions and joint ventures a list of reforms, declaring a national economic emergency'. The reforms, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Nigeria Makes First Step Away From Oil

Nigeria's state oil company is venturing into renewable fuels with a contract that will see a bioethanol plant built in the state of Kebbi, in northeastern Nigeria. The plant will have a capacity to produce 84 million liters of bioethanol derived from cassava and sugarcane. This is the second such contract that NNPC has ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Gazprom looking at extending TurkStream to Baumgarten hub in Austria

MOSCOW - Gazprom is looking at the possibility to extend the TurkStream pipeline as far as the Baumgarten hub in Austria via Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary, the Russian gas giant said. Gazprom said it had asked its NIIgazekonomika institute to perform a pre-investment study of scenarios to continue TurkStream via European ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Black Friday has reached the forecourts as Sainsbury's cuts petrol prices

Black Friday has taken hold of the UK in a big way - and now it's even extended to the petrol pumps.  Sainsbury’s is cutting the price of unleaded petrol and diesel by up to 2 pence per litre across its 311 forecourts, from tomorrow, Saturday 25 November. And while the deal comes into force tomorrow, the supermarket ...

- City AM - UK

Equities extend gains for 7th session aided by IT, durables stocks

Mumbai, Nov 24 Ending in the positive territory for the seventh consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Friday extended gains on the back of broadly positive global markets and value buying in consumer durables, oil and gas as well as IT stocks.

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. crude at more than two-year high on pipeline outage

Keystone pipeline shut after Nov. 16 oil spill; expectations of OPEC extension to oil curbs support prices

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Can Tim Ferriss's Tribe Of Mentors Really Help You?

Reviewing the self-help guru’s new 600-page book, Fast Company’s Lydia Dishman wonders whether the shortcutting phenomenon has reached its limits. Tim Ferriss has become the maven of making life simpler. The nine-to-five got you down? Here’s how to trim your toil to four hours a week. Want to become a ...

- Fast Company - US

GDP revisions show oil shock wasn't as bad for Canada's economy as initially feared

The revisions may suggest to Bank of Canada policy makers there's even less slack in the economy than assumed, which could have implications for interest rates

- Financial Post - CA

CHR to closely monitor rights situation after Duterte cancelled talks with Reds

Commission on Human Rights Chair Chito Gascon on Friday said the body would closely monitor rights violations that may be caused by President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to terminate peace talks with the communist rebels.

- GMA News - PH

U.S. oil prices rise to two-year high on pipeline outage

Keystone pipeline shut after Nov. 16 oil spill; expectations of OPEC extension to oil curbs support prices

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Podcast: Court Politics

The corruption trial of former Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev and Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin's role in putting him in the dock are providing a rare window into the high-stakes power struggles in Vladimir Putin's inner circle.

- Radio Free Europe - US

IMF credit to Chad delayed over Glencore oil debt

Chad's stalled talks with Glencore on restructuring more than $1 billion in debt due to the trading firm has delayed the release of IMF funds for the struggling central African country until at least early next year, sources familiar with the matter said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Backhoe hits LPG tank, triggers fire at Shaw gas station

Fire hit a gasoline station on Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City late Friday afternoon.

- GMA News - PH

3 hurt as gas station in Mandaluyong catches fire

A fire of still unknown origin gutted a gas station situated in an upscale community in Mandaluyong City on Friday afternoon. The post 3 hurt as gas station in Mandaluyong catches fire appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Dirty diesel trucks are now the main roadblock in smog fight, Beijing warns

The ever growing convoy of diesel trucks rumbling along the roads of northern China is now a major hurdle in the region’s ongoing battle against air pollution, environment officials have warned. Despite efforts to redirect factory shipments to the railway system, the number of these big polluters on the road is still ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

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