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LONDON/DUBAI Saudi Aramco will be able to release its audited financial accounts in early 2018 if the government decides on a venue for listing the oil giant's IPO and finalises several reforms this year, three sources said. (For a graphic on Aramco's suitors click http://tmsnrt.rs/2jr9BCY)
FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates OPEC and other oil producers are discussing several options for their supply-cut pact, including an extension and a further cut, but it is premature to decide on what to do beyond March, when the agreement expires, Iraq's oil minister said on Tuesday.
DUBAI Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) could list more than 10 percent of its fuel retail business by early 2018 and one or two more businesses later as part of a major shake-up, sources familiar with the matter said.
DUBAI Saudi Arabia will cut crude oil allocations to its customers worldwide in October by 350,000 barrels per day (bpd), an industry source familiar with Saudi oil policy told Reuters on Thursday.
(Corrects Aug. 25 story in paragraph 11 to show monthly averages for DME Oman were about 20 cents a barrel, not $3 a barrel, above Platts Oman-Dubai; removes incorrect graphic.)
(This Aug 25 story corrects in paragraph 11 to show monthly averages for DME Oman were about 20 cents a barrel, not $3 a barrel, above Platts Oman-Dubai; removes incorrect graphic.)
DUBAI/SINGAPORE Gulf OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are unlikely to follow Iraq in a major shift in the way it prices its oil in Asia and will monitor Baghdad's attempts to squeeze more dollars from its reform, industry sources said.
SINGAPORE/DUBAI Iraq has informed its customers that it plans to switch its price benchmark for Basra crude in Asia to DME Oman futures from January, dropping the average of Platts' Oman-Dubai quotes, in a major shift in the way it prices its oil.
DUBAI Topaz Energy and Marine expects to expand in Kazakhstan and the Middle East as the Dubai-based oil services company projects better growth for the industry next year with oil prices stabilising around $50 a barrel, its chief executive said.
DUBAI/LONDON Oil exports from Iraq's southern terminals have fallen so far this month, suggesting the country is trying to step up compliance with OPEC output cuts, but it has a long way to go to match its peers in the producer group.
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