by Sam Tobin
Monday 3rd Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE International Energy Agency (IEA) urged Opec nations to rapidly implement production caps yesterday after Russia agreed to come in on the deal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country is the largest oil producer outside Opec, gave the pledge at the World Energy Congress in...
Wednesday 12th Oct 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
Paul Dobson translates a call by Venezuelan communists’ oil grouping CCTP-JF for workers to press on with the struggle
Thursday 28th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
IRAN won’t consider a production freeze until it reaches its pre-sanctions output of 4.2 million barrels a day, a senior energy official said yesterday.
Petroleum Ministry oil contract committee chairman Mehdi Hosseini said a freeze at anything less than that would be a...
Friday 22nd Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
OIL UNIONS in Kuwait ended a three-day strike over pay cuts in the state-owned industry yesterday, having won a pledge of no reprisals against workers.
The unions said the action showed their “ability to affect the production process.”
Kuwait Oil Company...
Thursday 21st Apr 2016
KUWAITI oil unions face a ban after members went on strike yesterday over government cuts to pay and other benefits.
Thousands of workers gathered for demonstrations at the start of the local working week in the town of Ahmadi, headquarters of the state-run Kuwait Oil Company.
Monday 18th Apr 2016
OIL-PRODUCING countries met in Qatar yesterday to discuss a possible production freeze to counter critically low global prices.
At least 15 oil-producing nations, representing about 73 per cent of world output, were expected at the Doha meeting, though Iran and the US are not among...
IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered an “immediate” investigation into corruption claims against senior oil officials at the weekend following allegations in the international media.
He said that both the anti-corruption commission and the judiciary should...
Monday 4th Apr 2016
BRITAIN’S offshore oil industry suffered another hammer-blow yesterday with as bosses broke news of plans to sack 600 workers.
The Unite union has called for an “emergency convention” into the crisis facing Britain’s oil and gas industries, which have lost...
Wednesday 13th Jan 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Ambassador Churkin accuses pair of illegally flouting UN anti-terrorist resolution
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015