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Jane Chung

South Korea's October imports of Iran oil at zero for second month: data

12:47am GMT

SEOUL South Korea's October imports of Iran oil remained at zero for a second straight month ahead of U.S. sanctions against Iran that came into effect on Nov.5, customs office data showed on Thursday.

South Korea buyers heading to Iran for talks on resuming oil imports: sources

09 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE/SEOUL A South Korean delegation including oil buyers is expected to head to Iran next week to discuss resuming Iranian oil imports after a three-month halt, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 2-S.Korea buyers heading to Iran for talks on resuming oil imports -sources

09 Nov 2018

* S.Korea can import up to 200,000 bpd for 180 days -sources (Adds detail, graphics, analyst comment; changes slug)

U.S. renews Iran sanctions, grants oil waivers to China, seven others

05 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON/SEOUL The United States snapped sanctions back in place on Monday to choke off Iran's oil and shipping industries, while temporarily allowing top customers such as China and India to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic.

GGGI sees 'positive outlook' for renewable energy, but more efforts needed

02 Nov 2018

(The Nov. 1 story corrects the year in paragraph 5 to 2012 from 2013)

UPDATE 1-SK Innovation expects favourable market conditions in Q4 on solid demand

02 Nov 2018

* Q3 operating profit down abt 13 pct to 836 bln won y/y (Adds comments, details)

RPT-REUTERS SUMMIT-GGGI sees 'positive outlook' for renewable energy, but more efforts needed

01 Nov 2018

* More new projects in renewable than fossil fuel in past few yrs

South Korea asks U.S. for 'maximum flexibility' on Iran sanctions waiver

30 Oct 2018

SEOUL South Korea has asked the United States for "maximum flexibility" on its request for a waiver to prevent South Korean companies from being affected by renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran, the foreign ministry said.

UPDATE 1-S-Oil sees Q4 refining margins rise on seasonal demand, tight supply

26 Oct 2018

* New refining, petchem units to start commercial operations in Nov

POSCO posts highest quarterly profit since 2011 on strong steel prices

23 Oct 2018

SEOUL South Korea's top steelmaker POSCO posted its highest quarterly profit since 2011 and said it expected sales revenue for all of 2018 to be lifted by higher steel prices.

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