WASHINGTON/SEOUL The United States warned North Korea on Thursday against any resumption of "unfortunate ill-advised behavior" after Pyongyang raised international concerns by setting an end-of-year deadline for Washington to reconsider its diplomatic approach.
* S.Korea No.1 biofuel maker testing marine fuel products -
ULSAN, South KOREA, Dec 10 Korea National Oil
Corp (KNOC) expects to complete an underground
facility for strategic crude oil storage it is building in the
southeastern city of Ulsan by June 2021, the company said this
* Impact delayed by high stocks and as ships drag out
ULSAN, South Korea/ICHIHARA, Japan At SK Energy's largest refinery in South Korea, engineers are rushing to complete a new processing unit ahead of schedule as the firm looks to boost sales of low-emission fuels before new marine fuel standards take effect in just one month.
ULSAN, South Korea/ICHIHARA, Japan, Dec 1 At SK
Energy's largest refinery in South Korea, engineers are rushing
to complete a new processing unit ahead of schedule as the firm
looks to boost sales of low-emission fuels before new marine
fuel standards take effect in just one month.
SINGAPORE/SEOUL A new North Sea crude marketed by Norway's Equinor is making inroads into Asia's top oil importers, with several cargoes set to arrive in China, India and South Korea in the coming months, refining officials and trade sources said.
SEOUL Japan's reluctance to disclose information about the release of radioactive water from its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant is hampering neighbouring countries' efforts to minimise the impact, the head of South Korea's nuclear safety agency said on Wednesday.
SEOUL South Korea's U.S. crude oil imports jumped 57.8% in October, while its crude imports from Iran remained at zero for a six straight month due to U.S. sanctions, customs data showed on Friday.
SEOUL An extensive, rapid slaughter of hogs to control an outbreak of African swine fever has sparked concern over whether South Korea is prepared to dispose of the culled animal, as reports emerged this week a river was contaminated by pig blood.