Hess CEO says OPEC ‘back in the driver’s seat’ as U.S. shale growth slows

Nov 17 (Reuters) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is “back in the driver’s seat” as the top swing producer amid slowing U.S. shale growth, the chief executive of OPEC said on Thursday. Hess Corp (HES.N), John Hess. at an investor conference in Miami, Florida. Hess predicts that U.S. oil production will … Read more

EXCLUSIVE U.S. Navy jet flew across Baltic hours after Nord Stream burst

Tracking data shows plane flew near Nord Stream site 2 hours after first damage The US Navy confirmed it was an American aircraft Said the theft was routine OSLO/PARIS/WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane flew near the site of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline rupture in the Baltic Sea hours after … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court turns away dispute between Ukraine and Russian oil company

Oct 3 (Reuters) – Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an offer by the Ukrainian government to avoid paying a $173 million judgment dollars to Russian oil and gas company Tatneft (TATN.MM) as ordered by a Paris-based arbitration panel. Judges reject Ukraine’s appeal against a lower US … Read more

U.S. has much to gain from Nord Stream damage, Russia says at U.N.

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations told the Security Council on Friday that the United States had a lot to gain from the gas trade due to damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline system under the sea Baltic, but he refrained from blaming Washington for this week. explosions. A council … Read more

Russia says Nord Stream leaks occurred in zone controlled by U.S. intelligence

Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that ruptures in Nord Stream gas pipelines that caused gas to leak off the coasts of Denmark and Sweden occurred in territory “fully under the control of “American intelligence agencies. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a pro-Kremlin broadcast that Washington had ‘full control’ … Read more

U.S. Northeast faces potential energy shortages as rails start to shut

Unused tank cars are pictured on the Western New York and Pennsylvania railroad tracks outside Hinsdale, New York August 24, 2015. Picture taken August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Some trains carrying fuel components to the northeastern United States have … Read more

Ukraine says it ousts Russians from dozens of communities, U.S. gives more aid

Zelenskiy says forces have taken over towns and villages Strategic city still under Russian control – pro-Moscow official Blinken heads to Kyiv with new US aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine has hailed a blistering counter-offensive which it says has recaptured swaths of its territory to the east and south, as U.S. Secretary … Read more

Russia says United States is behind Europe’s gas supply crisis

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St. Petersburg, Russia June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, September 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday the United States had fomented Europe’s gas … Read more

U.S. gets warrant to seize $45 mln airplane owned by Russian energy firm Lukoil

Lukoil company logo is seen at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The United States has obtained a warrant to seize a $45 million plane belonging to Russian energy company PJSC … Read more

Brittney Griner’s Sentence Should Be a Wakeup Call About Cruel Prison Sentences in the United States

When a Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for smuggling 0.7 grams of cannabis oil into Moscow, President Joe Biden expressed outrage at the severity of the sentence. Calling the sentence “unacceptable”, he issued a statement pledging to “work tirelessly and pursue all possible avenues” to secure his freedom. … Read more