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Oil prices gain, U.S. crude trails Brent after inventory data

8:11am BST

TOKYO Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude trailed gains for international benchmark Brent following data showing U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Oil prices gain, U.S. crude little changed after inventory data

7:50am BST

TOKYO, July 17 Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude trailed gains for international benchmark Brent after U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected.

King coal rules in Japan as power utilities in thrall to low-cost fuel

11 Jul 2019

TOKYO Japanese utilities will rely on the return of coal-fired power plants from maintenance to meet peak electricity demand this summer, highlighting the country's dependence on the more polluting fuel instead of natural gas.

King coal rules in Japan as power utilities in thrall to low-cost fuel

11 Jul 2019

* Utilities ramping up coal plants after maintenance - survey

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns

09 Jul 2019

TOKYO Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support.

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources

27 Jun 2019

TOKYO G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text.

RPT-G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting -sources

27 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 27 G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text.

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting -sources

27 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 27 G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text.

Saudi Energy Minister calls for collective effort to secure shipping lanes

17 Jun 2019

TOKYO Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that countries need to cooperate on keeping shipping lanes open for oil and other energy supplies after last week's tanker attacks in the Middle East to ensure stable supplies.

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish?

07 Jun 2019

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States.

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