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Vladimir Soldatkin

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories

19 May 2019

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market.

Saudi energy minister recommends driving down oil inventories, says supply plentiful

19 May 2019

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 19 Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Sunday he recommended driving oil inventories down and that global oil supplies were plentiful.

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed

18 May 2019

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, particularly from the United States, but OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs.

EXCLUSIVE-Saudi's Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed

18 May 2019

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 18 Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs, but that he was not sure there is an oil shortage with data, particularly from the United States, still showing inventories building.

UPDATE 3-Russia to restart clean oil supply via Druzhba fully in May or early June

15 May 2019

* Russian oil pipeline map: https://tmsnrt.rs/2DytnnM (Adds Russian Deputy PM comments on supplies to Poland)

Russia's Rosneft says first-quarter earnings, oil output rose

13 May 2019

MOSCOW Russian oil producer Rosneft said on Monday its net income and oil production rose in the first quarter as it ramped up output at both mature and new fields and capitalized on favorable foreign currency rates.

Russia sees oil quality normalizing in late May after contamination, output drops

08 May 2019

By Dmitry Zhdannikov, Vladimir Soldatkin and Olesya Astakhova

Clean oil arrives in Belarus as Russia tackles tainted fuel flows

02 May 2019

MOSCOW/MINSK Belarus said on Thursday that clean oil had reached it via the Druzhba pipeline from Russia, after several countries suspended such imports due to a contamination scandal that shocked the oil market and forced some states to open up strategic reserves.

UPDATE 2-Clean oil arrives in Belarus as Russia tackles tainted fuel flows

02 May 2019

MOSCOW/MINSK, May 2 Belarus said on Thursday that clean oil had reached it via the Druzhba pipeline from Russia, after several countries suspended such imports due to a contamination scandal that shocked the oil market and forced some states to open up strategic reserves.

Russian oil output falls in April but fails to reach reduction target

02 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia's oil production fell to 11.23 million barrels per day (bpd) in April from 11.3 million bpd in March, but remained above levels targeted in a deal on output cuts by major producers, Energy Ministry data showed on Thursday.

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