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Morgan Stanley Lifts Brent Price Forecast for 3Q to $130 a Barrel

Apr 22, 2022

Morgan Stanley raised its third-quarter price forecast for Brent by $10 per barrel to $130 citing a 'greater deficit' this year due to lower supply from Russia and Iran, which is likely to outweigh short-term demand headwinds.'The oil market is contending with negative GDP revisions…

Saudi Says It and Kuwait Have Right to Exploit Gas-rich Offshore Area

Apr 20, 2022

The Saudi cabinet reaffirmed the right of the kingdom and its neighbor Kuwait to exploit natural resources at a joint, energy-rich, offshore area, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.It also stressed the right of the two countries to develop the Durra natural gas field…

Brent Crude Soars to $139 a Barrel as U.S., Europe Mull Russian Oil Import Ban

Mar 07, 2022

Oil prices spiked to their highest levels since 2008 on Monday as the United States and European allies weighed a Russian oil import ban and delays in the potential return of Iranian crude to global markets fuelled supply fears.In the first few minutes of trade Brent crude reached $139…

Oil Rises Above $112 as Ukraine Conflict Offsets Iran Supply Hope

Mar 04, 2022

Oil rose above $112 a barrel on Friday in a volatile session as fears over disruption to Russian oil exports in the face of Western sanctions offset the prospect of more Iranian supplies in the event of a nuclear deal with Tehran.Signs of an escalation in the Russia-Ukraine conflict…

Oil Price Tops $100 for First Time Since 2014 as Russia Attacks Ukraine

Feb 24, 2022

Oil prices surged on Thursday, with Brent breaching $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, after Russia attacked Ukraine, exacerbating concerns that a war in Europe could disrupt global energy supplies.After Russian President Vladimir…

Qatar's LNG Production Capacity to Reach 126 mln T a Year by 2027, says Emir

Feb 22, 2022

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that Qatar's liquefied natural gas production capacity will rise to 126 million tonnes a year by 2027.Speaking at a gas exporters summit hosted in Doha, al-Thani renewed calls for further dialogue among member countries of the gas forum…

Oil Prices Retreat on Prospect of Iran oil Sanctions Easing

Feb 18, 2022

Oil prices retreated on Friday after wild swings during the week, as the prospect of extra supply from Iran returning to the market outweighed fears of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, which could disrupt supply.Brent crude LCOc1 futures fell 68 cents…

Oil Prices Stable at $90 a Barrel But Iran Supply Prospects Add Pressure

Feb 09, 2022

Oil prices were stable around $90 a barrel on Wednesday but the prospect of increased supply from Iran and the United States kept pressure on the market.Brent crude futures edged down 36 cents, or 0.4%, to $90.42 a barrel by 1150 GMT.  U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 43 cents…

Brent Oil Rises Toward $77

Dec 27, 2021

Brent crude oil rose towards $77 on Monday due to hopes that the Omicron COVID-19 variant will have a limited impact on global demand in 2022, even as U.S. crude came under pressure from flight cancellations amid surging cases.More than 1,300 flights were cancelled by U…

Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan in Gas Swap Deal

Nov 29, 2021

Iran, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan have signed a gas swap deal for up to 2 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year, Iranian state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.Under the swap deal, Iran will receive gas from Turkmenistan and deliver an equivalent amount to Azerbaijan at the Astara border…

Brent Drops Under $80 as Investors Wary of New Variant, Q1 Surplus

Nov 26, 2021

Brent slid nearly 4% to below $80 a barrel on Friday as a new COVID-19 variant spooked investors, adding to concerns that a global supply surplus could swell in the first quarter following the release of crude reserves by the United States and others…

Offshore Vessel Hits Platform at South Pars Field, Off Iran

Sep 03, 2021

An offshore vessel has this week allided with an offshore gas platform in Iran's South Pars gas field, according to Pars Oil and Gas Company.The incident happened Wednesday when the vessel hit the SPD12B gas platform in the Persian Gulf.A photo…

Markets: Oil Rises as Inventories Expected to Fall

Aug 03, 2021

Oil rose on Tuesday on expectation of a continuous decline in U.S. oil inventories, recouping some losses from the previous session due to lingering concern over rising cases of the Delta coronavirus variant.Brent, the international benchmark for oil prices…

As Iran Eyes Return to Oil Trading, Storage at Sea Rises

Jun 21, 2021

Iran could quickly export millions of barrels of oil it is holding in storage if it reaches a deal with the United States on its nuclear program and has been moving oil into place to prepare for an eventual restart, four traders and industrial sources said…

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