Oil Futures Slip in Asia Following Big Advance

Oil futures eased in early Asia trading Wednesday, as traders took profits following the biggest rally in months. (published 0414 GMT)

Providence Resources Secures Kish Prospect License Extension

Irish oil and explorer Providence Resources PLC said Wednesday that Ireland's government has extended the company's license, which contains the Kish prospect off the east coast of Ireland, by two-years to Aug. 17, 2018. (published 0756 GMT)

SOCO International Says $52.7M Mongolian Asset Payment Delayed

Oil and gas explorer SOCO International PLC said Wednesday that ChiChina National Petroleum Corp, which agreed to purchase SOCO's Mongolian assets in 2005, has delayed a $52.7 million payment which was due this month. (published 0745GMT)

Egdon to Buy 12.5% of Widmerpool Gulf License for GBP50,000 in Shares

U.K.-listed oil and gas explorer Egdon Resources PLC said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire a 12.5% stake in the PEDL201 license in England's Widmerpool Gulf area from Corfe Energy Ltd. for 50,000 pounds in shares. (published 0743 GMT)

Total Creates Bioplastics Joint Venture With Corbion

French oil major Total SA said Wednesday it is launching a bioplastics manufacturing company with Amsterdam-listed Corbion NV . (published 0625 GMT)

Philippines Regulator Probes Wednesday Power Outage

The Philippine energy regulator said Thursday it is investigating the cause of a massive power outage that plunged a large swathe of the main island of Luzon into darkness for more than an hour. (published 0616 GMT)

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