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New OPEC deal makes oil price soar again

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Just two weeks after the OPEC countries settled a deal to cut their oil production, the organization this weekend reached agreement with 11 other countries concerning a further reduction. The deal is described as important and has already made the oil price increase even more.


BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
Published 12.12.16 at 10:54

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Dong sells oil and gas business to Switzerland's Ineos

Offshore:

After protracted negotiations, it is now clear that Swiss company Ineos will buy Danish Dong's oil and gas business.

Seadrill could get fresh capital from new investor

Offshore:

The Fredriksen-controlled rig unit exits the first quarter with a slide in revenue and an operating result virtually slashed in half compared to the same period last year. A new investor could be about to enter the company.

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Tanker:

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