Petrobras reinforces security at refineries after threats

 (Reuters) - Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) stepped up security at its refineries in a precautionary measure after threats against assets, including Brazil's biggest fuel plant, two company officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The threats were detected by Petrobras' intelligence unit monitoring social media communications of supporters of Brazil's far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro, the two... Continue Reading →

The Gulf of Mexico Has a Pirate Problem

(Rigzone) Dryad Global’s latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory (MSTA) has outlined that the Gulf of Mexico is in the midst of a pirate problem. According to the MSTA, on August 7, pirates onboard two speedboats boarded and robbed a manned semi-submersible drilling rig in the Bay of Campeche approximately 28nm north of Paraiso. The MSTA... Continue Reading →

Oil Outshines Stocks and Dollar in 2022

(Reuters) Oil prices are proving resilient to global economic recession fears and have outperformed major equity indices and the U.S. dollar so far this year as Western sanctions on Russia further limit supplies to an already tight market. The two major crude futures contracts are up about 30% so far this year, while the All... Continue Reading →

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