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  • Russia Says No To Crypto For Venezuelan Debt

    Published 29 March 2018 | viewed 1,259 times

    If crisis-hit Venezuela was hoping to pay off its US$3.15-billion debt to Russia with its new cryptocurrency, those hopes have been shattered as the Russian…

  • China's Crude Futures Launch With 10 Billion Yuan Traded In First Hour

    Published 26 March 2018 | viewed 1,178 times

    China’s yuan-denominated crude oil futures launched today in Shanghai with 15.4 million barrels of crude for delivery in September changing hands over two and a…

  • The Biggest Threat To Chinese Oil Futures

    Published 21 March 2018 | viewed 1,432 times

    This week will see a historic event: on March 26, trading will begin in yuan-denominated crude oil futures contracts on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange.…

  • ‘Data Is King’: The Oil Industry’s Next Most Valuable Resource

    Published 20 March 2018 | viewed 1,241 times

    The faster oil services firms and oil exploration companies adopt digitalization, the more data they generate with every well they drill and every digital map…

  • U.S. Sanctions Russia For Election Meddling And Cyberattacks

    Published 16 March 2018 | viewed 861 times

    The Trump administration issued a series of punitive sanctions against Russia for coordinating a cyberattack on the U.S. energy grid, aviation systems, and other infrastructure,…

  • The Mysterious Chinese Company Looking To Buy Russia's Energy Giant

    Published 09 March 2018 | viewed 1,527 times

    When a little-known private Chinese company said in September 2017 that it would be buying 14 percent in Rosneft, many analysts were wondering how an…

  • The Oil Industry Is Going Digital

    Published 07 March 2018 | viewed 1,476 times

    If there is ever a poll for the most annoying, most abused word or phrase in the technology field, “innovation” will be up there in…

  • Are Renewables An Attractive Investment For Oil Companies?

    Published 06 March 2018 | viewed 1,503 times

    Pressured by investors who expect to see higher returns after the oil price downturn, oil and gas companies are finding themselves without much incentive to…

  • RoboTaxis Won’t Be Taking Over Any Time Soon

    Published 05 March 2018 | viewed 1,428 times

    Automakers are making serious commitments to robotic, electrified vehicles of the future - but car buyers haven’t yet bought in. The Center for Automotive Research…

  • Hong Kong Makes Buying EVs More Attractive

    Published 28 February 2018 | viewed 1,950 times

    Hong Kong is introducing a new tax benefit for residents buying an electric car that would make EVs cheaper, as it tries to encourage battery-powered…

  • OPEC ‘Supergroup’ Keeps Oil Exports Subdued

    Published 23 February 2018 | viewed 1,302 times

    I was jesting the other day about who would be on guitar in OPEC's supergroup, but it got me thinking about the various global oil producers,…

  • U.S. And China To Face Off Over Aramco IPO

    Published 22 February 2018 | viewed 3,646 times

    Speculation continued into early 2018 about who — or which organization — would be the ultimate buyer of the five percent stake being offered for…

  • Why The Next Oil Boom Will Be Fueled By Blockchain

    Published 21 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Big Oil is due for a disruption. The world’s most important industry has been carrying on without any significant changes in its day to day…

  • 5 Record Breaking Gemstones Even Billionaires Can’t Buy

    Published 20 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    As Elizabeth Taylor once said: “I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.” It’s…

  • Clean Oil That Only Costs $20

    Published 13 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The United States is in the midst of an energy revolution. Oil production has risen by 5 million barrels per day (bpd) since 2010, an…

  • 2018: The Year Of The Oil Majors

    Published 01 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has made headlines this week, and not only because the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company is reporting Q4 figures before…

  • 5 Top Picks As Luxury Markets Boom

    Published 24 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The charming mysticism of precious stones is the stuff of legend, and today, these ‘tears of the gods’ are opening up major new opportunities for…

  • The Blockchain Revolution Is Heading To Space

    Published 23 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    There is a new wave of coders and hackers looking to upend the entire internet, signaling the start of a brand new space race. No,…

  • The Best Places In The World To Mine Bitcoin

    Published 18 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Deep in China’s Sichuan mountains, miners are chipping away at complex mathematical puzzles in hopes of unlocking one of today’s most prized assets, bitcoin. Currently,…

  • The World’s Most Expensive Oil

    Published 09 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    When asked about the most expensive oil grade out there, those working in the oil industry are caught blindsided because there’s no easy way to…