Iraq reduced oil production by more than 300,000 barrels per day to 4.464 million barrels per day (bpd) average so far in Mar.
Russia's Novatek and France's Total, along with Chinese partners, are preparing to launch Yamal LNG, which will be Russia's second LNG plant.
Proceeds from so-called green bonds help to finance projects in renewable energy.
Price of Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract, DME Oman, for May delivery, closed at US$51.50 a barrel at Dubai Mercantile Exchange.
PetroChina's crude oil production fell 5.3 percent to 920.7 million barrels in 2016.
The minister said he received 177 offers from companies to install solar panels, according to the reports
In the United States, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 rose 19 cents to $49.70 a barrel
Saline Water Conservation Corporation has awarded a financial advisory mandate to Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) for two greenfield projects.
Biggest reduction in UAE, which had lagged on compliance
Toshiba's U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 protection from creditors, as its Japanese parent seeks to limit losses Graham Mackay reports.