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    1. Fast FT

      December 24, 2015

      Everything oily enjoys a bounce

      It’s been a rough year for oil-related currencies, which have plunged to multi-year lows hand-in-hand with the black...

    2. December 2, 2015

      Global company debt sales eclipse $2tn

      Sales of global corporate bonds have eclipsed $2tn for the fourth consecutive year, with a further expected easing of...

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    1. November 1, 2015

      Iran prepares to open up to foreign oil companies

      It is customary in Iran to refuse an offer several times before agreeing to take it, whether it be an invitation to tea...

    2. October 20, 2015

      Europe and Asia oil groups target Iran

      As energy executives from Europe and Asia met their Iranian counterparts in Tehran on Tuesday, for one man it felt more...

    3. October 19, 2015

      Iran vows to reach pre-sanctions oil output

      Iran’s energy minister has vowed to reclaim the country’s share of global crude oil exports within months of sanctions...

    4. October 14, 2014

      OMV chief executive to stand down early

      The chief executive of OMV is to step down next summer, two years earlier than expected, as part of an overhaul of the...

    5. August 10, 2014

      OMV says Ukraine crisis will not hit pipeline

      The stand-off between the west and Russia over Ukraine will not derail the planned Russian-led South Stream gas...

    6. May 4, 2014

      Russia’s South Stream gas pipeline to Europe divides EU

      Russia’s determination to start building a major gas pipeline into Europe next month regardless of opposition from...

    7. beyondbrics

      April 4, 2014

      Namibia: Africa’s next big oil frontier?

      Namibia has until recently been largely overlooked by the oil majors. A spate of farm-in agreements over the last six...

    8. December 16, 2013

      Vienna, the city where east meets west

      The takeover by OMV of Romania’s Petrom in 2004 was, at the time, the biggest deal in the Austrian energy group’s...

    9. October 30, 2013

      Energy: Long-term strategy pays off for OMV

      For a regional oil and gas company based in landlocked Austria, OMV has been making a lot of offshore headlines. Last...

    10. October 17, 2013

      Mol-Ina marriage descends into acrimony

      The battle between Hungary’s Mol and Croatia’s Ina for control of the latter ranks as one of Europe’s most bitterly...

    11. September 6, 2013

      OMV makes Arctic oil discovery

      Austrian oil company OMV has made one of the first big discoveries in a largely unexplored part of the Barents Sea. The...

    12. August 30, 2013

      Strikes and lawlessness bring Libya’s oil industry to its knees

      Libya is facing its worst crisis since the fall of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi in 2011 as a growing malaise in the...

    13. August 27, 2013

      Financials feel the force of EM sell-off

      Financial stocks in Europe most exposed to emerging market assets found themselves nursing heavy losses as the EM...

    14. August 19, 2013

      OMV buys North Sea oil and gas stakes from Statoil

      OMV is buying stakes in North Sea oilfields from Norway’s Statoil for $2.65bn – the largest deal in the Austrian oil...

    15. August 19, 2013

      Cement makers hit by emerging markets pain

      Bid activity helped mitigate some of the pain felt in European equity markets after an emerging market-led sell-off was...

    16. August 19, 2013

      OMV / Statoil: a tale of two companies

      Here’s a tale of two oil companies. Norway’s Statoil is sitting on so many high-quality assets that it has the luxury...

    17. June 26, 2013

      TAP clinches Azeri gas pipeline deal

      Nabucco West, one of Europe’s most ambitious infrastructure projects, has lost out to a rival in the contest to supply...

    18. June 9, 2013

      New Zealand gets serious about oil

      Anadarko Petroleum, the US independent oil company, will drill its first deepwater exploration well off the west coast...

    19. May 28, 2013

      GDF Suez buys stake in Nabucco project in vote of confidence

      OMV, the Austrian oil and gas company, has sold a 9 per cent stake in the Nabucco natural gas pipeline consortium to...

    20. March 10, 2013

      OMV chief calls for EU stance on fracking

      The EU must develop a common position on shale gas or risk deindustrialisation, the head of the Austrian energy group...

    21. February 21, 2013

      OMV boosted by Libyan oil production

      OMV, the Austrian energy group, said its revenues rose 25 per cent in 2012, after production in Libya resumed following...

    22. December 4, 2012

      Energy: Pipeline tie-in reinforces fears of reliance on Russian supply

      Bulgaria spent four decades under Soviet domination. Now, even as a EU member, it is still struggling to reduce...

    23. December 2, 2012

      RWE set to quit Nabucco gas pipeline

      RWE, the German utility, is in talks to quit the Nabucco gas pipeline project it long championed, a move that would be...

    24. November 21, 2012

      Tanap: Pipeline offers security with demand for energy growing

      In the world of natural gas, geography is everything. And for Turkey, located between the rich gasfields of the Caspian...

    25. November 18, 2012

      ÖIAG: Political wrangling puts privatisations on hold

      After being appointed this autumn as head of ÖIAG, Austria’s state holding company, Rudolf Kemler was quick to stress...

    26. beyondbrics

      February 22, 2012

      Romania: OMV and Exxon in gas find

      embed1 Good news for Romania – a “potentially significant” offshore gas disovery in the Black Sea. It’s far too early...

    27. February 5, 2012

      A Romanian national fund unlike any other

      Fondul Proprietatea is a national fund unlike any other. It was set up in December 2005 to compensate people whose...

    28. February 3, 2012

      Gazprom cuts gas supplies amid cold snap

      Russia has sharply cut gas supplies to nine European countries as it struggles to cope with a cold snap that has...

    29. January 31, 2012

      Pilot flame flickers on gas pipeline project

      The consortium behind one of Europe’s most ambitious infrastructure projects – the Nabucco gas pipeline – is...

    30. January 22, 2012

      Monti aims to restore Libya relations

      Silvio Berlusconi courted Libya and Muammer Gaddafi by returning a stolen headless statue of Venus four year ago. Not...

    31. December 7, 2011

      Natural gas: North looks to tap into long-term export potential of vast reserves

      At night, a reddish glare surrounds Basra in hydrocarbon-rich southern Iraq. Yet the city has electricity for just four...

    32. November 18, 2011

      Trip report: The future of oil in Kurdistan

      I have spent the past few days touring the oil-rich semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, visiting...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 11, 2011

      Guest post: BP pipeline - late but good

      By Borut Grgic For years the giant Nabucco project has dominated the debate about building a crucial gas pipeline from...

    34. September 27, 2011

      Gazprom raided in EU antitrust investigation

      Gazprom, the Russian energy giant, and several of its main European customers have been raided by competition...

    35. September 19, 2011

      Lost in the sands

      The first thing Jamid Ahmad did on returning to the Zelten oilfield was to check on the well known as C-1. The...

    36. September 11, 2011

      Oil up for grabs

      Regime change in Libya ought by now to have been priced in to a barrel of oil. After climbing 23 per cent in the wake...

    37. September 5, 2011

      Colossal task ahead for Libya’s new oil chief

      Six months ago Nuri Berruien was anticipating his retirement from one of the subsidiaries of Libya’s National Oil...

    38. August 22, 2011

      Crude eases on hopes for Libyan supply

      Oil prices fell on Monday after Libyan rebels seized large areas of the capital Tripoli, bringing hopes of a return to...

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