Image - Iran Oil Exports Rise to 1.2 Mn Barrels Per Day

Iran Oil Exports Rise to 1.2 Mn Barrels Per Day

Iran's crude oil exports have hit 1.2 million barrels per day, almost doubling from eight months ago when the country elected a new president, a top government official said Friday. Mansour Moazami, who holds the planning brief among the Islamic republic's five deputy oil ministers, said the numbers were 20 percent above forecasts and they would rise further. "When the government took office, exports were around 700,000 ba...

Oil and Gas - Apr 18, 2014


Image - Amyris Biorefinery Successfully Restarts Industrial Production in Brazil

Amyris Biorefinery Successfully Restarts Industrial Production in Brazil

Amyris, the leading synthetic biology innovator and renewable products company, today announced its industrial fermentation plant, located in the town of Brotas in southeastern Brazil, has successfully resumed industrial production following a planned maintenance period. "As expected, our Brotas biorefinery has started up well following our planned upgrades and, thanks to our experienced team, is delivering similar operational perform...

Oil and Gas - Energy Efficiency, Refinery - Apr 18, 2014


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EU Agrees to Talks With Russia on Ukraine Gas Supply: Barroso

The European Union said it had agreed Thursday to hold talks with Russia on its gas supplies to Europe through Ukraine, warning Moscow its reliability as an energy source was at stake. The EU "agrees on your proposal for consultations with the Russian Federation and Ukraine with regard to security of gas supply and transit," European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso said in reply to an April 10 letter from President Vladimir P...

Oil and Gas - General News - Apr 17, 2014