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BP Pauses All Shipments Through Red Sea Amid Houthi Attacks

Dec 19, 2023

Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as investors eyed the impact on oil supply after attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militants on ships in the Red Sea disrupted maritime trade and forced companies to reroute vessels.Brent crude futures rose 6 cents to $78.01 a barrel at 0726 GMT. The front-month U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures contract , which expires on Tuesday, fell 18 cents to $72…

Oil Prices Rise Over 2.5% After US-UK Strikes in Yemen

Jan 12, 2024

Oil prices rose more than 2.5% on Friday as the United States and Britain carried out air and sea strikes on Houthi military targets in Yemen in response to attacks by the Iran-backed group on shipping in the Red Sea.The attack added to market…

Oil Tanker Involved in US-Iran Dispute Boarded by Armed Guards Near Oman

Jan 11, 2024

An oil tanker caught up in a dispute last year between the United States and Iran was boarded by armed individuals off the coast of Oman on Thursday and appeared to have changed course towards Iran, according to UK maritime sources.The Marshall…

Iran Says Oil Exports Surpass 1.4 Million BPD Target

Aug 14, 2023

Iran's oil exports have surpassed the government's 1.4 million barrels per day target, the head of Iran's Plan and Budget Organisation said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. 'Based on Iran's current budget, the government aims at exporting 1…

Aramco Supplies Remain Adequate Despite Oil Output Cuts - CEO

Aug 07, 2023

Saudi Aramco's CEO Amin Nasser said on Monday that the company's supplies to customers remain adequate even with recent voluntary oil production cuts by the kingdom, adding that global demand remained resilient despite economic headwinds.Saudi…

Iran Invites Kuwait's Foreign Minister to Tehran amid Offshore Gas Field Tensions

Aug 04, 2023

Iran's foreign minister has invited his Kuwaiti counterpart to Tehran, Kuwait said on Thursday, as tensions simmer over the offshore Durra gas field.Saudi Arabia and Kuwait claim exclusive joint rights to the field while Iran also claims a stake and says a Saudi-Kuwaiti agreement to develop it…

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Assert Joint Ownership of Offshore Gas Field. Urge Iran to Engage in Talks

Aug 03, 2023

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait reaffirmed that they jointly own rights to natural resources in the Gulf's Durra gas field, Saudi state news agency SPA reported early on Thursday, citing a statement from the Saudi foreign ministry.The foreign ministry…

Iran Says Will Pursue Rights over Durra Offshore Gas Field

Jul 31, 2023

Iran will pursue its rights over the Durra/Arash field if other parties shun cooperation, the country's Oil Minister Javad Owji said on Sunday, according to the Oil Ministry's SHANA news agency. 'If there is no willingness to cooperate, Iran will pursue its rights and benefits…

Kuwait to Drill Durra Field before Iran Border Demarcation

Jul 27, 2023

Kuwait oil minister Saad Al Barrak told SkyNews Arabia on Thursday that his country will start drilling and begin production at the Durra gas field without waiting for border demarcation with Iran. Al Barrak has previously said that Kuwait and…

Iran Says Foreign Ministry will Follow up On Durra Field

Jul 13, 2023

Iran's foreign ministry will follow up on the Durra gas field known as Arash in Iran, the country's Oil Minister Javad Owji said on Wednesday according to semi-official Tasnim news agency.Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have 'exclusive rights' in the Durra gas field in the Gulf…

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia Have 'Exclusive rights' in Durra Offshore Gas Field - Kuwait Oil Minister

Jul 10, 2023

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have 'exclusive rights' in the Durra gas field in the Arabian Gulf, Kuwait Oil Minister Saad Al Barrak said on Sunday, and he called on Iran to validate its claim to the field by demarcating its own maritime borders first…

Iran Pens $900M Offshore Gas Field Development Deal

Feb 06, 2023

Iran signed a $900 million contract on Saturday with Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co (IOEC) to develop the first phase of its Kish offshore gas field in the Gulf, state television reported. Under the contract, IOEC is to launch…

Report: Iranian Oil Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Dec 19, 2022

Groups of oil workers held protests in southern Iran on Saturday, demanding higher wages and retirement bonuses, according to videos and reports posted on social media.The reported oil workers’ protests, which Reuters could not verify, come…

France Wants Iran, Venezuela Return to Oil Markets

Jun 27, 2022

France wants sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela to return to the oil markets to alleviate a Russian squeeze of energy supplies that has spiked prices, a French presidency official said on Monday.It also wants a planned mechanism to cap the price…

Oil Up on Tight Supply, But Interest Rate Hikes Weigh

Jun 17, 2022

Oil rose on Friday, supported by supply tightness and new sanctions on Iran, but prices were on track for a weekly decline amid interest rate hikes from major central banks that fuelled worries about a sharp economic slowdown.Brent crude was up $1…

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