NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The first ever reported export of North Dakota's crude oil to Asia left port last month, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in what is expected to be the first of numerous cargoes once the key Dakota Access pipeline starts moving oil in May.
SEOUL (Reuters) -- Some of North Korea's state-run petrol stations are restricting sales or appear to have closed, visitors said on Wednesday, ahead of a UN Security Council meeting to discuss tougher sanctions on the isolated state that could include curbs on oil imports.
LONDON (Reuters) -- Oil eased on Tuesday, paring earlier gains, as doubts about OPEC's ability to reduce global crude inventories put the price on track for its six fall in seven days.
BEIJING (Reuters) -- Russia reclaimed its position as China's biggest crude oil supplier in March, customs data showed on Tuesday, displacing Saudi Arabia after two months in second place as Moscow fights to hang on to its slice of the Chinese market.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- US East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, two sources said, the latest twist in a trade flow upheaval in the wake of the opening of the Dakota Access pipeline.
SEOUL (Reuters) -- Iran ranked as South Korea's second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 as it ramped up output to regain market share after sanctions were lifted last year, the first time ever it has claimed the No. 2 spot on a quarterly basis.
SEOUL (Reuters) -- GS Caltex, South Korea's second-largest refiner, has bought Russian Urals crude for the first time, a company spokesman said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Friday there was no surprise from his perspective in US President Donald Trump's statements lashing out against trade with Canada, but that officials behind the scenes were open to discussions.
ST. EUSTATIUS/HOUSTON (Reuters) -- Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, sent a tanker in October to the Caribbean with the expectation that its cargo of crude would fetch about $20 MM—money the crisis-stricken nation desperately needs.
NELIGH, Nebraska (Reuters) -- When President Donald Trump handed TransCanada Pipeline Co. a permit for its Keystone XL pipeline last month, he said the company could now build the long-delayed and divisive project "with efficiency and with speed."