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Kenya's energy regulator raises retail fuel prices NAIROBI: Kenya's energy regulator said on Saturday it was increasing maximum retail fuel prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene for the month until mid-January, after it had cut prices for the two previous month-long periods.Fuel prices have a significant impact on inflation in east Africa's biggest economy, where the economy depends heavily on diesel for transport, power generation and agriculture, while kerosene is used in many households for lighting and cooking.The Energy Regulatory Commission raised the maximum price that can be charged for super petrol in Nairobi by 0.41 shillings a litre to 109.28 shillings ($1.26), hiked diesel by 1.27 shillings to 104.52 and increased kerosene by 0.28 shillings to 83.07 shillings.The prices are effective from Sunday until Jan. 14.Inflation, which in the year to November was 7.36 percent, has steadily eased since hitting 8.29 percent in September. But some analysts say price pressures may be building, and rising fuel ...

Libya PM hopes oil ports will reopen on Sunday TRIPOLI: Prime Minister Ali Zeidan expects Libyan oil ports seized by a group demanding autonomy for the country's east would reopen on Sunday, state news agency Lana said on Saturday, although it was unclear if the government had concluded a deal with the group.Zeidan also promised that oil sales would be properly accounted for going forward, one of the demands of the group, which has seized three eastern ports that previously accounted for around 600,000 ...
Exxon sells Iraq oil stake to PetroChina: ministry BAGHDAD: American energy giant Exxon Mobil on Thursday sold part of its controversial stake in a massive Iraqi oilfield to PetroChina and Indonesia's Pertamina amid a long-running row with Baghdad.The sale of the stake in the West Qurna-1 field in south Iraq, one of the country's largest, marks a key step towards resolving the dispute with the central government over Exxon's contracts with the autonomous Kurdish region."The agreement was signed for Exxon Mobil to sell ...
Iran nuclear deal shipping insurance element may help oil sales DUBAI: Iran's nuclear deal with the West is not intended to let more of its oil into the market, the White House said, but an easing of the ban on European shipping insurance may help smooth crude exports to its big Asian customers.Iran and six world powers reached a deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief.U.S. and European Union sanctions that prevent energy companies from investing in ...
Iraq oil sales recover from lows, but still below peak BAGHDAD: Iraq's oil exports in October recovered from a 19-month low, but remained far below their peak due to ongoing maintenance and sabotage of pipelines, figures released on Saturday showed.Iraq exported 69.8 million barrels of oil in October, or 2.25 million barrels per day, resulting in overall revenues of $7.16 billion (5.28 billion euros), according to the oil ministry.The figures marked an increase from September's 19-month low of 2.07 million bpd, but remained below the ...
Angolan oil exports for Jan at lowest since June 2011  DAKAR: Angola's oil exports are expected to fall to their lowest in two and half years, loading programmes showed on Wednesday.OPEC member Angola will export 1.52 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in January, down from a planned 1.70 million bpd in December.The export level for January is slightly lower than a previous Reuters estimate of 1.55 million bpd, which was based partially on shipping lists from previous months.Angola will load no cargoes of ...
West Africa Crude-Angolan supported by low January exports LONDON: Angolan crude oil differentials were expected to be firm after a partial loading programme on Tuesday indicated that January volumes could be the lowest in nearly two and a half years, traders said.The partial cargo list indicated exports of around 1.55 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil in January, down from 1.70 million bpd planned for December.This would be the lowest export level since June 2011, according to Reuters data. The figure ...


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