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Japan's Mitsui wants more of Chile's Collahuasi copper mine, but none of Los Pelambres (16 February 2018, 4:08 pm)

Mitsui’s investments in Chile’s copper industry date back to the 1990s and it now has minority interests in a number of the country’s leading mines.

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Mining sector unloved as investors find it hard to trust (16 February 2018, 1:00 pm)

Data shows that two years after the worst of the raw materials slump is over, investors are still not ready to pour in fresh funds despite a price rally.

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Vale’s iron ore output hit record high in 2017 (16 February 2018, 11:45 am)

Output of the steelmaking material reached 366.5 million tonnes last year, boosted by record high productionat Vale's northern system, which composed of its Carajás, Serra Leste and the massive S11D mine.

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Australian gold miner Newcrest says profit slides on output disruptions (15 February 2018, 7:27 pm)

On Thursday, Newcrest reported a 58% fall in half-year underlying profit, due to disruptions such as an earthquake hitting one of its key sites in 2017.

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BHP takes $1.8 billion hit from US tax reform (13 February 2018, 1:45 pm)

Charge is due to due to cuts in the US Federal corporate income tax rate, the world’s biggest mining company said.

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Voter impatience threatens energy reform in Mexico (16 February 2018, 9:59 pm)

For Mexico’s energy renaissance, a worst-case scenario looms.

EIA: US gas reserves increase at yearend 2016, crude remains flat (16 February 2018, 8:18 pm)

The US Energy Information Administration said average first-of-the-month prices used to calculate US reserves dropped in 2016 compared with 2015. Natural gas and crude oil decreased by a respective 6% and 15% during the period.

TransCanada to advance $2.4-billion (Can.) NGTL system expansion (16 February 2018, 7:25 pm)

TransCanada Corp. reported it will advance a $2.4-billion (Can.) expansion of its NGTL System to connect incremental supply and expand basin export capacity by 1 bcfd of natural gas at the interconnection with its Canadian Mainline.

US Congressional committees request FERC for Rover gas line briefing (16 February 2018, 6:46 pm)

The ranking minority members of the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and US House Energy and Commerce Committee asked the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for an update on environmental concerns stemming from construction of the Rover natural gas pipeline.

Neptune Energy Group acquires Engie E&P (16 February 2018, 6:24 pm)

Neptune Energy Group, London, has acquired the 70% of Engie E&P International SA it didn’t already own, gaining interests in 148,000 boe/d of oil and gas production in the North Sea, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.


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