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Oil Falls Near 2% as U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies

May 07, 2019

Oil prices slipped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday, on track to fall to their lowest levels in over a month as renewed doubts over U.S.-China trade talks stoked concerns over global growth and demand even though U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela tightened supply and helped stem losses.Brent futures were down $1.36, or 1.9 percent, at $69.88 a barrel by 10:39 a.m. EDT (1439 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was down $1…

Saudis: Iran Created "Very Grave" Gulf Situation

Jun 20, 2019

Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps.The…

Oil Hits 2019 High on U.S. Plan to Tighten Squeeze on Iran

Apr 22, 2019

Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent on Monday to a near six-month high, on growing concern about tight global supplies after the United States announced a further clampdown on Iranian oil exports.Washington said it will eliminate in May all…

Oil Slips as Pessimism Over Supply Resurfaces Despite OPEC Pledge

Nov 19, 2018

Oil fell on Monday, surrendering earlier gains as investors weighed up the effectiveness of a potential cut in supply from OPEC and possibly other exporters in the face of rapidly rising global output.Brent crude futures were down $1.04 at $65…

Upset by Trump's Iran Waivers, Saudis Push for Deep Oil Output Cut

Nov 15, 2018

When U.S. President Donald Trump asked Saudi Arabia this summer to raise oil production to compensate for lower crude exports from Iran, Riyadh swiftly told Washington it would do so.But Saudi Arabia did not receive advance warning when Trump…

Oil Up as U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran

Nov 05, 2018

Oil prices recovered some ground on Monday after five days of heavy losses as the United States imposed a range of punitive sanctions on Iran, aiming to curb exports by the Islamic Republic, including its sales of fuel.The move is part of a wider effort by U…

U.S. Allows Eight Jurisdictions to Keep Buying Iran Oil for Now

Nov 02, 2018

The United States said on Friday it will temporarily spare eight jurisdictions from U.S. Iran-related sanctions, allowing them to keep importing Iranian oil after U.S. economic penalties come back into effect on Monday.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

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