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Exxon may sell British North Sea assets to focus on US business

The energy company estimates that a sale of its British North Sea operations could bring in up to $2bn.

Exxon may sell British North Sea assets to focus on US business

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Rationing imposed as Portuguese tanker drivers strike

Better pay and workers' rights are at the heart of the disagreement between the drivers' union and haulage bosses.

Portugal faces fuel rationing as tanker drivers strike

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Saudi Aramco profits plummet as it buys Reliance stake

The oil behemoth's profits dropped 12 percent in 6 months, but it will still buy a major stake in India's Reliance.

Saudi Aramco drops $15bn buying into India, despite profits slide

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On-off Saudi Aramco IPO 'back on'

The flotation of the oil giant is one of the finance world's most eagerly awaited megadeals.

On-off Saudi Aramco IPO 'back on'

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Iraq turns to two oil giants as part of Exxon deal falters

The country is close to finalising a $400m agreement that will support its exports through the Gulf.

Iraq turns to two oil giants as part of Exxon deal falters

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Saudis seek to stem slide of oil

Oil consumption is dropping globally, while the US-China trade war has also hit the outlook for black gold.

Oil price rebounds as Saudis step up to stem slide

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China to bail out Venezuela's refineries in exchange for oil

If Venezuela's fuel production is restored quickly enough, the US economic blockade could be weakened.

 China to bail out Venezuela's refineries in exchange for oil

Counting the Cost

What's the cost of piracy in West African waters?

The Gulf of Guinea has turned into one of the world's most notorious piracy hotspots. Plus, why's the gold price rising?

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BlackRock fossil-fuel investments erased $90bn in assets: Report

Analysis by IEEFA says investors with world's largest fund manager should question why their wealth remains at risk.

BlackRock fossil-fuel investments erased $90bn in assets: Report

Middle East

Iraq making efforts to attract foreign oil and gas investments

Environmental and regional political challenges mean Iraq needs more investment while balancing its OPEC commitments.

Iran

Iran calls European fleet in the Gulf 'hostile' and 'provocative'

UK said it is planning a European-led naval force to escort tankers through the world's busiest oil shipping lane.

Iran calls European fleet in the Gulf 'hostile' and 'provocative'

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Despite sanctions, US firm to keep drilling for oil in Venezuela

Trump renewed Chevron's license to drill for oil in the embattled South American country.

Despite sanctions, US firm to keep drilling for oil in Venezuela

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Short Answer

Feeling the heat? The language of climate is a-changin'

As global temperatures rise, activists are amping up the vocabulary used to describe the crisis in media and politics.

Feeling the heat? The language of climate is a-changin'

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Israel will start exporting natural gas to Egypt this year

An agreement between the two countries and a US-based oil and gas exploration firm is said to be valued at $15bn.

Israel will start exporting natural gas to Egypt this year

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NY governor signs into law most ambitious climate plan in the US

Cuomo commits state to massive new investment in solar and wind technology, while dramatically reducing fossil fuel use.

NY governor signs into law most ambitious climate plan in the US