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DOEB urges early finish to sales of gasohol 91.

The removal of gasohol 91 at retail petrol stations is expected to happen earlier than scheduled -- in 2021 -- to cut operating costs for fuel retailers, says the Department of Energy Business .

- BangkokPost - TH

Oil tax bill passes in busy Parliament session.

Among the bills passed by Parliament Tuesday, lawmakers agreed the oil tax bill, effectively clearing the way for foreign companies to bid for offshore oil and gas exploration in Lebanon's territorial waters.

- The Daily Star - LB

B4bn budget for 489 NGV city buses.

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority has announced a median price of 4.02 billion baht for its latest attempt to buy a new bus fleet of 489 vehicles running on compressed natural gas .

- BangkokPost - TH

How to use the one-handed keyboard in iOS 11.

Apple's new iOS 11 update allows users to select and type with one-handed keyboards , which allows you to more conveniently use your thumb to type when only one hand is available. Here's how to do it: 1. Open up your iPhone keyboard in the Notes or Messenger apps. 2. Press down and hold the emoji button . 3. Three keyboard ...

- Mashable! - US

International Energy Agency: Oil price spike coming in 2020.

The world could be heading for an oil supply crunch in a few years due to the sharp fall in industry spending.         

- USA TODAY - US

Naftogaz's independent directors to quit because of government meddling, lack of reform.

NJSC Nafogaz of Ukraine has announced all of its independent directors are going to quit the supervisory board because of the government's meddling in the company's work and the lack of reforms, according to the company's press service.

- UNIAN - UA

News24.com | At least 25 dead in S Sudan oil state battle.

An outbreak of fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan's oil-producing north left at least 25 people dead, a state official has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Construction to start on oil tank park.

CONSTRUCTION will start by the end of the month to redevelop an oil station site into a park along Huangpu River. The art park named Tank Shanghai will comprise exhibition spaces, plazas, gardens, a bookstore, education center and restaurants. The site was initially built in 1917 to supply fuel to the nearby Longhua ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Gulf Spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers.

Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough and wheeze, and skin and eye irritation.

- ScienceDaily - US

Donald Trump's threats give North Korea every reason it needs to keep nuclear weapons.

The US president's warning that he may totally destroy' the country is a gift to Kim Jong-un's regime.  Even by Donald Trump's undiplomatic standards, his speech at the UN general assembly was remarkably reckless. To gasps from his audience, Trump vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea if it persisted with its threats ...

- New Statesman - UK

Iraq Says OPEC Mulls Deeper, Longer Oil Cuts to End-2018.

Iraq and other oil producers taking part in global output cuts think they should reduce supply by an additional 1% to help re-balance the market, according to Jabbar al-Luaibi.

- Rigzone.com - US

Far From the Texas Coast, Hurricane Harvey Hits Oil Refiners

Three weeks after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the massive fuel-making industry, the region's recovery from storm damage is starting to disrupt plans for crucial maintenance.

- Rigzone.com - US

Lebanon Passes Oil Tax Law Ahead of First Energy-Rights Auction

Lebanon's parliament approved a law to tax revenue from oil operations, weeks before its first sale of offshore energy exploration rights.

- Rigzone.com - US

BP's Thunder Horse Platform Shut Temporarily On Power Issue

BP halts production at its Thunder Horse platform in the US Gulf of Mexico following a power outage.

- Rigzone.com - US

Caribbean Oil Terminals Make Preparations Ahead Of Hurricane Maria

Several Caribbean oil storage terminals that temporarily closed ahead of Hurricane Irma earlier this month have started making preparations in case they have to shut again.

- Rigzone.com - US

Aramco Plans to Buy Non-Saudi Crude in Global Trading Expansion

Saudi Aramco plans to expand its trading business by buying and selling non-Saudi crude as the world's biggest exporter prepares for what could be a record initial public offering.

- Rigzone.com - US

Protesting Pipelines Is Becoming A Growing 'Industry'

Protesting pipelines is becoming a growing 'industry' fueled by scare tactics and social media.

- Rigzone.com - US

EU Cuts Duties On Argentine Biodiesel, Challenge To Come

The European Union will lower import duties on Argentine biodiesel after the WTO ruled against initial measures.

- Rigzone.com - US

Total Steps Up Renewables Drive With EREN, GreenFlex Deals

Total steps up its expansion into renewables with investments in solar and wind energy producer EREN RE and energy efficiency firm GreenFlex.

- Rigzone.com - US

Plan for fuel hedge fund shelved until next year

Kenya's plan to set up a petroleum fund that will hedge consumer fuel prices against global changes has been shelved until end of next year.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Halakhic controversy on social networks fuels discussion

Debate on social networks regarding shutting gas stove on holidays by indirect causation Some rabbis permit, others forbid.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

UK oil and gas reserves could run out within the next decade

The UK could soon be forced to import all the oil and gas it needs as new research suggests the country’s reserves may only last a decade more. A study of output from offshore fields by the University of Edinburgh estimated that just around 10 per cent of the UK’s original recoverable oil and gas remains in ...

- City AM - UK

Gastos sa burol ng pumanaw na alagang hayop sa Japan, hindi biro

Sa Japan, hindi biro ang gastos sa burol at libing ng namayapang alagang hayop na ang presyo para sa tinatawag na 'basic funeral service' pa lang ay nagsisimula sa 95,800 yen o mahigit P43,000.

- GMA News - PH

An ex-stockbroker who's now the star of Netflix's 'Kindness Diaries' explains his foolproof strategy for becoming a better person

Leon Logothetis Kindness isn't a zero sum game. Leon Logothetis would know. The former stockbroker ultimately left the corporate world to travel the world on his yellow motorbike. During his journeys, he relied on the generosity of strangers, who provided him with lodgings, meals, and gas. Logothetis would respond by ...

- Business Insider - US

Jamie Dimon needs to stop gaslighting America

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Jamie Dimon says American companies need tax cuts to be competitive. They don't. If they did, they wouldn't have so much cash to blow on executive compensation and financial engineering. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase — the biggest bank in America — needs to stop ...

- Business Insider - US

LNG terminal to be expanded

State-run gas transit infrastructure operator Gaz-System announced that it will expand the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, and has already started design and preparatory works.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

How the 'Rich Parents of Instagram' spoil their kids and spend their fortunes

richparentsofinsta/Instagram The INSIDER Summary: "Rich Parents of Instagram" has over 60,000 followers. The account shows the fabulous lives of wealthy parents and their kids. But children are conspicuously missing from many of the photos featured. Following the success of Instagram's "Rich Kids" of Dubai, Vietnam, Russia, ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | 10 injured as train, diesel truck collide near Stellenbosch

Ten people have been injured after a diesel truck collided with a Metrorail passenger train outside Stellenbosch, the Western Cape traffic department says.

- News24.com - ZA

UK oil and gas reserves may last only a decade, study suggests

The Scottish and UK oil industries are entering their final decade of production, research suggests.

- PhysOrg - NL

Halachic controversy on social networks fuels discussion

Debate on social networks regarding shutting gas stove on holidays by indirect causation Some rabbis permit, others forbid.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Jordan- PM briefed on oil shale-fueled power project

Jordan- PM briefed on oil shale-fueled power project...

- MENAFN - JO

Flowgroup's boss triples shareholding as the company's losses widen

Aim-listed energy provider Flowgroup's chief executive tripled his shareholding in the company today after it revealed its loss widened in the first half of the year. The firm, which provides residential gas and electricity supply and other energy services, said its boss Tony Stiff had purchased 11,233,131 ordinary shares ...

- City AM - UK

Police deploy in Iraqi oil city Kirkuk after deadly clash

Police deployed in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent any outbreak of ethnic violence ahead of an independence referendum strongly opposed by the central Baghdad government and Western and regional powers

- The Daily Star - LB

Turkmenistan remains key natural gas holder in Central Asia

- Today.Az - AZ

SOCAR VP: TANAP construction completed by over 80pct

Delivering the first gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz field to Turkey via TANAP in June 2018 is quite real, said Khoshbakht Yusifzade, the first vice-president of Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan remains key natural gas holder in Central Asia

Turkmenistan remains a key natural gas holder in the center of Eurasia, an area which has long failed to realize its huge potential due to geopolitical developments and economic changes.

- AzerNews - AZ

TAP announces time of starting offshore section construction

The construction of the offshore section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline , which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, will begin in 2019, TAP Managing Director Luca Schieppati said in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Oil prices up amid talks on deeper production cuts

World oil prices headed for the top on Tuesday as investors recouped the comments of the Iraqi oil minister about the intention of a number of oil-producing countries to increase production cut by another 1 percent, RIA Novosti reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan to further boost cotton industry

Turkmenistan is known worldwide for its huge oil and gas reserves, however it is not the only resource which brings the country most of its income.

- AzerNews - AZ

Gov't decides on base oil price in 2018 state budget

The government of Azerbaijan has based its projections for the 2018 state budget on an oil price of $45 per barrel, a source in the government told Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Lebanon passes oil tax law

BEIRUT, Sept 19 — Lebanon made progress in its efforts to develop a hydrocarbons industry today when lawmakers passed a petroleum tax law, as companies prepare to bid on a first round of offshore exploration licences next month. Earlier this...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Gastos sa burol ng pumanaw na alagang hayop sa Japan, hindi biro

Sa Japan, hindi biro ang gastos sa burol at libing ng namayapang alagang hayop na ang presyo para sa tinatawag na "basic funeral service" pa lang ay nagsisimula sa 95,800 yen o mahigit P43,000.

- GMA News - PH

Reaching US$1t for 1st time

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, yesterday reached the value of US$1 trillion for the first time, the Norwegian central bank, which manages the fund, said.This amount equals nearly US$189,000 for each of the 5.3 million people living in Norway.Established in the 1990s to manage the Norwegian ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Police deploy in Iraqi oil city as tensions rise before Kurdish independence vote | Reuters

The post Police deploy in Iraqi oil city as tensions rise before Kurdish independence vote | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Police deploy in Iraqi oil city as tensions rise before Kurdish independence vote

KIRKUK, Iraq - Police deployed in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent any outbreak of ethnic violence ahead of an independence referendum strongly opposed by the central Baghdad government and Western and regional powers.

- Reuters - US

There's one big question mark hanging over OPEC heading into 2018

Sergei Karpukhin/ReutersThe Saudi oil minister, Khalid al-Falih, has worked hard over the past year to get the majority of the world's biggest producers to combat a global supply glut by honoring agreed-upon output cuts. Now, some are beginning to wonder what will happen with compliance when al-Falih finishes his one-year ...

- Business Insider - US

Oil rolls over after a strong start

Markets InsiderOil reversed course after a strong start on Tuesday. West Texas International crude, the US benchmark, was down by 0.5% at $50.08, while Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, was lower by 0.7% at $55.06 per barrel at 12:16 p.m. ET. The commodity's prices climbed earlier in the morning after ...

- Business Insider - US

IEA: Oil price spike coming In 2020

The world could be heading for an oil supply crunch in a few years due to the sharp fall in industry spending.        

- USA TODAY - US

Futures Movers: Oil struggles for direction after notching multiweek highs

Oil prices struggle for direction Tuesday, a day after U.S. prices settled at a seven-week high, as traders weigh prospects for an extension to the OPEC-led production cut agreement through next year.

- Marketwatch - US

Tension Rises In Oil-Rich Kurdistan

Ethnic tensions are heating up in Kirkuk, the center of northern Iraq's oil industry, ahead of an independence referendum that the Kurdistan Regional Government has slated for September 25. Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city, is the key to the control of the region's oil riches— and Baghdad has indicated more than once that it ...

- OilPrice.com - US

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