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Florence Tan

UPDATE 1-Australia's heavy-sweet crudes surge in preparation for IMO 2020

09 Apr 2019

* Pyrenees, Van Gogh premiums jump on fuel oil blending demand

Australia's heavy-sweet crudes surge in preparation for IMO 2020

08 Apr 2019

* Pyrenees, Van Gogh premiums jump on fuel oil blending demand

Exclusive: South Korea tests U.S. super light oil as Iran waiver uncertainty grows - sources

04 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/SINGAPORE South Korea has begun testing super-light U.S. oil sold by Anadarko Petroleum Corp as a substitute for Iranian crude while it awaits word from Washington on whether it can keep buying oil from the Middle Eastern nation, sources said.

EXCLUSIVE-South Korea tests U.S. super light oil as Iran waiver uncertainty grows -sources

04 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, April 4 South Korea has begun testing super-light U.S. oil sold by energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp as a substitute for Iranian crude as it awaits word from Washington whether it can keep buying oil from the Middle Eastern nation, sources said.

Saudi Arabia may keep May crude prices little changed

02 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to keep prices of various grades of crude it sells to Asia little changed in May from the previous month, trade sources said on Tuesday.

S.Korean refiners reject U.S. oil cargoes, but will keep trade going

29 Mar 2019

SEOUL/SINGAPORE, March 29 Two South Korean oil importers have recently turned back U.S. crude oil cargoes over quality issues, although that is not likely to sever the fast-growing trade link between the close political allies.

Japanese refiners halt Iran oil imports as waiver expiry looms

29 Mar 2019

TOKYO Japanese refineries have put a halt on imports of Iranian oil after buying 15.3 million barrels between January and March ahead of the expiry of a temporary waiver on U.S. sanctions, according to industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon.

LNG producers must avoid over-reliance on Chinese demand growth: executives

15 Mar 2019

HOUSTON Liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers must avoid becoming over-reliant on the strong Chinese demand growth seen in the past two years and should intensify efforts to broaden their markets and create new uses for the fuel, senior company executives said at an energy conference this week.

India's Petronet expects to boost LNG imports up to 15 percent in fiscal year 2019

15 Mar 2019

HOUSTON India's leading gas importer Petronet LNG expects its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports to rise by up to 15 percent this fiscal year from a year ago once an expansion at its largest terminal is completed, the company's top official said on Thursday.

Gail CEO calls for more flexibility in U.S. LNG contracts

14 Mar 2019

HOUSTON Gail India called on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers to offer more flexibility contract terms as the state-owned gas distribution gas company hunts for supplies from the middle of the next decade.

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Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.