31 July 2021
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The first power unit of the BelNPP is disconnected from the grid for testing and routine maintenance - Ministry of Energy of Belarus
The United Arab Emirates' energy minister said it was unlikely that OPEC+ would pump more oil than the market could handle
Oil climbed as investors assessed the impact on global crude flows after a ship ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal4 month ago
Oil climbed as investors assessed the impact on global crude flows after a ship ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal
Satellite Imagery courtesy of @planetlabs yesterday at 0835UTC appears to show the EVERGIVEN  blocking the SuezCanal4 month ago
Satellite Imagery courtesy of @planetlabs yesterday at 0835UTC appears to show the EVERGIVEN blocking the SuezCanal
Water crisis prevails in Purulia District of West Bengal
Suez Canal traffic jam - Evergreen Marine's Ever Given stuck in the canal above Port Said.  400m ship seems fully laden. @Samir_Madani @TankerTrackers reporting 10m barrels of Saudi, Russian, US and Omani crude parked.  Oil up $1+ after recent selloff4 month ago
Suez Canal traffic jam - Evergreen Marine's "Ever Given" stuck in the canal above Port Said. 400m ship seems fully laden. @Samir_Madani @TankerTrackers reporting 10m barrels of Saudi, Russian, US and Omani crude parked. Oil up $1+ after recent selloff
[email protected] met briefly with German MFA @HeikoMaas at NATO summit. He underscored the U.S. commitment to work with Allies and partners to counter Russian efforts to "undermine our collective security" and, in that vein, emphasized U.S. opposition to the NordStream2 pipeline
"There's no greater long term challenge than climatechange" US Amb to Iraq Matthew Tueller tells @USIP "Climate change is a real problem in Iraq, which is already affected by water scarcity&limited access to potable water. Temperatures are rising & droughts are more frequent"
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At the Beloyarsk NPP (near Yekaterinburg), the automation has turned off the "power unit of the future", the radiation situation is normal
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At NATO, Blinken warns Germany over Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia
Saudi Aramco begins engineering work to increase production to 13 million barrels in 24 hours
A new, second power unit was put into commercial operation at the Leningrad NPP-2. This power unit was built according to the project, according to which Rosatom will build nuclear power plants in Finland, Hungary and Egypt.
Img. courtesy of @planetlabs shows activity at Aramco, Riyadh after the reported Houthi drone attack in the morning. Aligning with KSA media fire suppression can be seen along with some impact damage. Full damage is not known, high-res will show that. Prod. was uninterrupted
Sudan: The attack on the Riyadh refinery targets the security and energy supplies of the world
Russian Foreign Ministry: We strongly condemn the Houthi drone attack on the Riyadh refinery
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Miyagi Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant: No abnormalities due to the earthquake. According to the Nuclear Power Regulatory Agency, the Onagawa Nuclear Power Stations in Ishinomaki City and Onagawa Town, Miyagi Prefecture have been shut down, and as of 6:40 pm, there are no abnormalities due to the earthquake
Official source at the Saudi Ministry of Energy: Control of the fire at the Riyadh refinery, no injuries or deaths, and the supply of petroleum and its derivatives was not affected
Saudi TV: An official source at the Ministry of Energy condemns the attack on the Riyadh refinery by drones
OIL MARKET: Brent crude prices extending their losses, down below $62.5 a barrel. More concerning for the bulls, nearby time-spreads are collapsing (particularly May-June - chart below). Deferred spreads are holding better, however4 month ago
OIL MARKET: Brent crude prices extending their losses, down below $62.5 a barrel. More concerning for the bulls, nearby time-spreads are collapsing (particularly May-June - chart below). Deferred spreads are holding better, however
Houthi military spokesman: We targeted Aramco in Riyadh with 6 drones that hit their targets with high accuracy
The Biden administration is weighing additional sanctions to block construction of the nearly completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany
Statement from @SecBlinken on Nord Stream 2: "The Department reiterates its warning that any entity involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline risks U.S. sanctions and should immediately abandon work on the pipeline"
Civic activists are urging Montenegro's government to halt the planned start of oil exploration off the coast, warning of the potential damage to both the environment and the tourism industry
Oil lower
"The potential damage to nature is far greater than the cost of terminating the contract" Environmental activists in Montenegro today protested against exploratory oil and gas drilling offshore, urging the government to stop such projects
Ethiopia believes in the AU-led dialogue over the GERD. Concerns over the future course of the negotiations will be treated by pertinent provisions of the Tripartite's Declaration of Principles on GERD (DOP)
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ISIS has claimed responsibility for bombing two electrical power transmission towers on the outskirts of the Al-Khalis area of Iraq's Diyala Province
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A bomb attack targeted an electrical supply line extending from Iran to Iraq, an Iraqi security officer said on Wednesday
1.3 meter river level drop to hit Thailand and Laos ~3pm on March 18. China's Jinghong Dam restricts more than 1.3m of river level over a 24 hour period. China needs to notify downstream countries when these kind of severe restrictions happen4 month ago
1.3 meter river level drop to hit Thailand and Laos ~3pm on March 18. China's Jinghong Dam restricts more than 1.3m of river level over a 24 hour period. China needs to notify downstream countries when these kind of severe restrictions happen
Iraqi PM Kadhimi says plan to attack electricity towers have been foiled. Calls on electricity minister to prepare for summer
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