AFC Energy Signs Pact With Peel Environmental for Fuel Cell Project

AFC Energy PLC said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with Peel Environmental Ltd., to assess the feasibility of installing a hydrogen fuel cell project at Peel's Protos industrial park located near Ince village in England. (published 0902 GMT)

Keras Resources Completes Drilling at Klondyke Project; Finds Gold

Keras Resources PLC said Wednesday it has completed drilling at its full-owned Klondyke gold project in western Australia, adding that results have confirmed targets of 5.6 metric tons at 2.08 grams per ton of gold. (published 0850 GMT)

Iran's Oil Minister Sounds Upbeat Note on Possible OPEC Deal

Iran's oil minister said he believed OPEC would clinch an oil-production deal on Wednesday, amid signs that his country and Iraq were looking for a compromise that satisfies Saudi Arabia's demand for a broad-based production cut. (published 0835 GMT)

Faroe Petroleum and Partners Submit Oda Field Development Plan

North Sea-focused Faroe Petroleum PLC said Wednesday that its partners in the Oda field, previously called the Butch field have submitted a project development plan to the Norwegian government for approval. (published 0829 GMT)

Optimism About OPEC Deal Sends Oil Higher -- 2nd Update

Crude futures jumped in late-session Asia trading on growing optimism that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would be able to deliver a production cut deal later today. (published 0803 GMT)

Nighthawk Energy Oil Output Falls; Hedges More Production

U.S.-focused Nighthawk Energy PLC on Wednesday reported lower oil output in October and the first 10 months of the year. (published 0758 GMT)

Igas Energy Talks Continue With Key Bondholders

Igas Energy PLC said Wednesday it continues to have talks with key bondholders, as well as a number of strategic investors, over a temporary waiver of its daily liquidity covenant and the amendment of certain notice provisions for bondholder meetings. (published 0741 GMT)

China Coal Data Show Thermal Coal at CNY599/Ton, Down 0.3% on Week

China's benchmark thermal coal prices averaged CNY599 a metric ton in the most recent reporting period, falling 0.3% from the previous period, according to a government-backed coal price index published Wednesday. (published 0705 GMT)

Australia's Government to Review Oil and Gas Tax Regime

Australia's government, squeezed by a rapid decline in oil and gas revenue, will examine its regime for resources taxes and royalties. (published 0453 GMT)

Canada Issues Split Decision on Oil Pipelines -- Update

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turned down aproposed Enbridge Inc. pipeline to the West Coast that had become a flashpoint for protesters, while approving a less controversial expansion of an existing Kinder Morgan Inc. corridor that will offer landlocked oil sands producers access to tidewater. (published 2314 GMT Tuesday)

Brazil's Vale Hopes for Samarco Mining Operations Restart in Mid-2017 -- 2nd Update

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said Tuesday it hopes to restart operations in mid-2017 at its Samarco Mineração SA joint venture, which has been shut down since a dam failure killed 19 people in November 2015. (published 2150 GMT Tuesday)

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