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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 $139.13 and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) hit $130.50, both benchmarks striking their highest levels since July 2008…

Iran, Oman Eye Joint Development of Hengam Offshore Oil Field

May 23, 2022

Iran and Oman have agreed to form a committee to jointly develop the Hengam oil field, which straddles both countries' sea border, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported its oil minister Javad Owji as saying on Monday.In 2005, both countries…

Asian Refiners Eager to Resume Iranian Oil Imports as High Prices Bite

Feb 17, 2022

Asian refiners, traditionally big buyers of Iranian oil, are keen to resume imports from Iran if there is an agreement to revive a 2015 nuclear deal, which could pave the way for more supply on global markets and soften prices.Most Asian buyers halted Iranian oil imports in 2019 after former U…

Iran's Oil Exports On the Rise

Feb 10, 2022

Iranian oil exports have risen to more than 1 million barrels per day for the first time in almost three years, based on estimates from companies that track the flows, reflecting increased shipments to China.Tehran's oil exports have been limited since former U…

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…

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…

Blast Hits Oil Pipeline in Southern Iran

Nov 17, 2021

An oil pipeline in southern Iran exploded on Wednesday, Iran's state TV reported on Wednesday, citing aging infrastructure as the reason for the blast.'This accident did not lead to any casualties,' a local official from the oil-rich province of Khuzestan told state media…

Iranian Gas Stations Hit By Cyberattack

Oct 26, 2021

A cyberattack disrupted the sale of heavily subsidized gasoline in Iran on Tuesday, state media reported, causing long lines at gas stations across the country.'The disruption at the refueling system of gas stations... in the past few hours…

Third Tanker Sails from Iran Carrying Fuel for Lebanon

Sep 20, 2021

A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement…

Iran Ready to Ship More Fuel to Lebanon

Aug 23, 2021

Iran said on Monday it is ready to ship more fuel to Lebanon if needed, a day after the leader of Lebanon's Iran-aligned Hezbollah group said more vessels carrying Iranian fuel would sail soon to help ease the country's fuel shortage.'We sell…

Iran Opens Gulf of Oman Oil Terminal to Avoid Hormuz Strait

Jul 22, 2021

Iran has opened its first oil terminal in the Gulf of Oman, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, to allow Tehran to avoid using the Strait of Hormuz shipping route that has been a focus of regional tension for decades.'This is a strategic move and an important step for Iran…

Iran Can Boost Oil Output to 6.5 mln bpd, Minister Says

May 31, 2021

Iran's oil output can easily reach 6.5 million barrels per day (bpd) when U.S. sanctions are lifted, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday, according to the Ministry's SHANA website.Zanganeh also said an increase in Iranian oil output would boost the country's political power…

Japan to Need Months to Resume Iran Oil Imports if Sanctions Lifted

May 28, 2021

Japanese refiners will need at least three months to resume Iranian oil imports even if Tehran's nuclear talks with world powers lead to an agreement and a lifting of sanctions, the head of the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) said on Thursday…

Oil Prices Rise on Potential Snag in Iran Talks

May 24, 2021

Oil prices rose on Monday as a potential snag emerged in reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that could add more oil supply, while Goldman Sachs said the case for higher prices remained intact even with increased Iran exports.Brent crude oil futures for July were 90 cents…

As Iran Eyes End of Oil Export Sanctions, will Former Asia Clients Buy?

May 21, 2021

As Iran gears up to resume oil exports once the United States lifts trade sanctions, former key clients in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan say they'll wait for the U.S. green light before investigating terms under which they might buy Iran's oil again…

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