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Aaron Sheldrick

Oil declines as market assesses attacks on Saudi facilities

1:38pm IST

TOKYO/LONDON Oil prices declined on Tuesday, although the market remains on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities that halved the kingdom's output and prompted a price spike not seen in decades.

RPT-Japan's first electricity futures may spark market shake-up

16 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 13 The Tokyo Commodities Exchange will start trading Japan's first electricity futures on Sept. 17 after delays, a move that may boost competition in Japan's roughly $130 billion power sector after liberalisation.

Japan's first electricity futures may spark market shake-up

13 Sep 2019

TOKYO The Tokyo Commodities Exchange will start trading Japan's first electricity futures on Sept. 17 after delays, a move that may boost competition in Japan's roughly $130 billion power sector after liberalisation.

UPDATE 3-Oil ticks up on U.S. stocks fall, signs of U.S.-China thaw

12 Sep 2019

* Graphic on oil stocks: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XkQF8e (Changes dateline to London, updates prices, adds detail, comment)

Oil rises as Saudi signals OPEC cuts to continue under new minister

09 Sep 2019

TOKYO Oil rose on Monday on expectations that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, will continue to support output cuts by OPEC and other producers to prop up prices under new Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman.

UPDATE 2-Oil steadies, set for weekly gain amid hopes for end to U.S.-China trade war

06 Sep 2019

* Interactive graphic on U.S. petroleum stocks: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XkQF8e (Updates prices)

Japan imports first LNG cargo from China as utilities try to cut costs

02 Sep 2019

TOKYO (This August 29 story has been corrected to say China National Offshore Oil Corp, not CNOOC Ltd, in paragraph three.)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Oil rises after inventory draw eases recession worries

28 Aug 2019

TOKYO, Aug 28 Oil prices rose on Wednesday, with U.S. crude gaining 1.3% after an industry report showed stockpiles in the United States, the world's biggest oil user, fell more than expected, easing worries about economic growth due to the China-U.S. trade war.

Exclusive: Japanese utilities start selling uranium fuel into depressed market

23 Aug 2019

TOKYO Japan's nuclear operators are starting to sell some of their huge holdings of uranium fuel, as chances fade of restarting many more reactors eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Kansai Electric, Marubeni delay construction of coal-fired power plant

15 Aug 2019

TOKYO, Aug 15 Kansai Electric Power and Marubeni have delayed construction of a 1,300 megawatt coal-fired power plant in northern Japan clouding the station's future, amid a shift away from the most polluting fossil fuel.

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