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REFILE-Oil prices eke out small gains ahead of Fed Chair speech

23 Aug 2019

* Fed divided over further interest rate cut to boost economy

Freepoint to supply IMO-compliant bunker fuel in Singapore from fourth quarter

20 Aug 2019

SINGAPORE Freepoint Commodities Singapore says it will start supplying very low-sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) in the fourth quarter in the world's largest bunkering port when ships start testing a fuel that will meet global standards going into effect from 2020.

Petronas says begun restarting Saudi-Malaysian refinery CDU

17 Aug 2019

SINGAPORE Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PrefChem), a joint venture between Petronas and Saudi Aramco, has begun to restart a crude distillation unit (CDU) at its oil refinery in Malaysia, Petronas said on Saturday.

Weaker dollar, possible producer action buoy oil prices after 4% slump

08 Aug 2019

* Weaker U.S. dollar, talk of more producer action lend support

Saudi Arabia may cut crude oil prices to Asia in September

02 Aug 2019

SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia may cut prices for most of the crude grades it sells to Asia for a second straight month in September after Middle East benchmark prices weakened.

RPT-Asia refiners test the waters with exports of IMO 2020-compliant fuel

17 Jul 2019

SEOUL/SINGAPORE, July 16 Refineries in Taiwan and South Korea are testing the market for fuels that meet new rules for low-sulphur ship fuel starting next year, exporting some cargoes of very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) this month.

Asia refiners test the waters with exports of IMO 2020-compliant fuel

16 Jul 2019

SEOUL/SINGAPORE Refineries in Taiwan and South Korea are testing the market for fuels that meet new rules for low-sulphur ship fuel starting next year, exporting some cargoes of very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) this month.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

15 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE, July 15 Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China, the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites.

UPDATE 2-Supply cuts lift Asia oil refining margins to highest since Sept 2017

12 Jul 2019

* Asia oil refining margins more than triple in last three wks -data

Australia's Woodside starts commissioning at Greater Enfield oil project

10 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd has started commissioning activities at the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield oil project off the state of Western Australia, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

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