Oil prices clamber towards 7-year highs on Russia-Ukraine tensions

The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, US, November 22, 2019. REUTERS / Angus Mordant // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Brent up 1.4%, WTI gains 1.6% at 0109 GMT US drillers add most oil rigs in a … Read more

Ecuador oil spill affected protected area in Amazon, government says

QUITO, Jan 31 (Reuters) – A burst pipeline in Ecuador caused an oil spill within a protected area of ​​the country’s Amazon rainforest, the environment ministry said on Monday, adding that the pipeline operator will face legal consequences. A rock fall following rains in the Piedra Fina zone caused a part of the OCP heavy … Read more

Britain warns Russia of sanctions against oligarchs if Ukraine is invaded

Britain warns Russia of possible sanctions against Ukraine Russia has assembled troops near Ukraine Britain already has sanctions against some Russian individuals, entities The Kremlin says sanctions will backfire and hurt British companies Johnson will ask Putin to “step back from the brink” LONDON / MOSCOW, January 31 (Reuters) – Britain on Monday called on … Read more