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Koustav Samanta

Oil dips as surging coronavirus cases threaten demand recovery

15 Oct 2020

MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE Oil prices fell on Thursday, paring gains from earlier in the session, as a resurgence in COVID-19 infections across the globe underpinned concerns over economic growth and a recovery in fuel demand.

REFILE-Asia's jet fuel margins hit 2-month highs on warmer demand for kerosene before winter

05 Oct 2020

* Asian jet/kerosene demand seen up to 700,000 bpd lower y/y in Q4

Ecopetrol aims to drill 100 wells in U.S. Permian Basin by end-2021: CEO

14 Sep 2020

Colombian oil company Ecopetrol SA aims to drill a total 100 wells by end-2021 in the Permian Basin of West Texas as global oil prices recover, Chief Executive Felipe Bayon said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Ecopetrol aims to drill 100 wells in U.S. Permian Basin by end-2021 -CEO

14 Sep 2020

* China's demand for Colombian crude a major support (Adds details, comments)

Jet fuel demand outlook sours after fleeting market optimism

02 Aug 2020

By Stephanie Kelly, Koustav Samanta and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

India's June crude oil imports lowest in over five years; exports dip

01 Aug 2020

India's crude oil imports fell in June to their lowest level since February 2015, while year-on-year refined product exports declined for the first time in almost a year, government data showed on Friday.

Asian gasoil margins improve as lockdowns ease, but challenges remain

30 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE Asian refiners' profits from gasoil have more than trebled from a record low seen in early May as demand recovers after sweeping lockdowns imposed to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, although refiners ramping up production after maintenance could cap gains, analysts said.

Asian gasoil margins improve as lockdowns ease, but challenges remain

30 Jun 2020

* Gasoil margins more than trebled from record low in early May

RPT-INSIGHT-Singapore's migrant workers fear financial ruin after virus ordeal

10 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE, June 9 As Sharif Uddin contemplates leaving the cramped Singapore dormitory where he has spent weeks under coronavirus quarantine, fears about his future creep in.

Singapore's migrant workers fear financial ruin after virus ordeal

09 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE As Sharif Uddin contemplates leaving the cramped Singapore dormitory where he has spent weeks under coronavirus quarantine, fears about his future creep in.

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