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Dmitry Zhdannikov

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall

19 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 19 Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows.

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents

17 Jul 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents

17 Jul 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW, July 17 A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.

Exclusive: UAE plans oil trade overhaul to boost Middle Eastern clout

16 Jul 2019

DUBAI/LONDON The United Arab Emirates' state-run ADNOC, long seen as one of the most conservative oil firms in the Middle East, plans an overhaul for its trading operations as it seeks to emulate the success of rival oil majors and bolster its regional influence.

U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON, July 11 U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

Under pressure from Trump, OPEC embraces Putin

03 Jul 2019

By Olesya Astakhova, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

RPT-ANALYSIS-Under pressure from Trump, OPEC embraces Putin

03 Jul 2019

By Olesya Astakhova, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

ANALYSIS-Under pressure from Trump, OPEC embraces Putin

02 Jul 2019

By Olesya Astakhova, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman

27 Jun 2019

LONDON Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations towards it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.