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Tullow finally sells its Ugandan assets

  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | French oil super major, Total, will take over Tullow’s assets in Uganda’s Lake Albert Development project including the stake in the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline following the recent conclusion of a sale and purchase agreement with the British oil firm. According to …

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Crude suffers fresh sell-off but equities temper early losses

Hong Kong, China | AFP |  Oil resumed its painful retreat Wednesday, extending a rout that has torn through energy markets, though stock exchanges in Asia and Europe were mixed following a two-day sell-off. With demand virtually non-existent owing to virus lockdowns, and production still high despite storage at bursting point, …

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Oil prices, virus, instability put Algeria on edge

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  Algeria faces economic and social turmoil if crude prices continue to collapse, experts have warned, with the oil-dependent country reeling from a year of popular protests, political turmoil and now, coronavirus. The North African country is an example of how hydrocarbon economies are likely to face …

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Top oil producers except Mexico agree to output cuts: OPEC

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Major oil producers except Mexico agreed to cut output in May and June by 10 million barrels per day, OPEC said Friday, after marathon talks to counter a collapse in prices. The agreement, which reduces production to eight million bpd from July to December, depends …

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World oil prices claw back ground after crash

Singapore, Singapore | AFP | Oil prices surged more than six percent in Asian trade Tuesday following heavy losses a day earlier after top exporter Saudi Arabia began a price war with Russia. West Texas Intermediate was trading up 6.1 percent at more than $33 a barrel while Brent crude …

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