Energy Industry

Taiwan investigates man over illegal North Korean oil sales

Jan 4, 2018

Prosecutors in Taiwan say they're investigating a man suspected of involvement in illegal oil sales to North Korea

Global markets turn lower as 2018 trading gets underway

Jan 2, 2018

Stock markets turn lower on first day of trading in 2018 as investors look ahead to whether the record-setting equity run will last

S. Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade

Dec 31, 2017

South Korea says it is inspecting a Panama-flagged oil tanker suspected of evading international sanctions by trading with North Korea

China denies improper NK oil supplies after Trump criticism

Dec 29, 2017

China has denied violating UN sanctions that limit oil supplies to North Korea after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed disappointment Beijing allowed oil to reach the North

South Korea holds Hong Kong ship over North Korean oil

Dec 29, 2017

South Korea is holding a Hong Kong-flagged ship that allegedly violated U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel

China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has defended its enforcement of U.N. sanctions against North Korea following reports Chinese ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea

N. Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes

Dec 25, 2017

North Korea has called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and says it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons

China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

Dec 14, 2017

Chinese authorities commandeer natural gas supplies to heat homes, disrupting supplies to industry, after efforts to clear smog-choked air by banning coal use led to energy shortages in frigid weather

Global stocks mixed ahead of likely US rate hike

Dec 13, 2017

Global stocks are mixed after Wall Street gained ahead of a likely U.S. interest rate hike

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed rate announcement

Dec 13, 2017

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike

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