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Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks

Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and w...

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks

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Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
12:26, 07/06/2019

Non-OPEC members back cartel’s extension of production cuts OPEC members and other major oil producing nations have finalized a plan to cut oil production for another nine months in a bid to shore up prices at a time of waning demand...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies including Russia agreed to extend their production......
01:00, 07/03/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
07:00, 05/04/2019

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
18:13, 07/01/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
08:13, 05/29/2019

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
03:26, 07/02/2019

OPEC sees more 2019 demand for its oil as it keeps cutting output OPEC said on Tuesday that world demand for its oil would be higher than expected this year as supply growth from rivals including U.S. shale producers slows, pointing to a tighter market if the exporter group refrains from raising output....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Oil falls after Trump pressures OPEC to raise output Oil prices declined on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
05:00, 04/29/2019

OPEC+ will not recommend a course of action on output policy in Jeddah meeting: source A ministerial panel of major OPEC and non-OPEC producers will not recommend a course of action on oil output policy on Sunday, but will highlight the need to continue monitoring the market until the next meeting in June, a source familiar with the d...
20:26, 05/19/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
03:39, 06/30/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil pr...
04:39, 06/30/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
17:00, 06/30/2019

OPEC has two main options for June meeting, both foresee output rise: sources Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing two main scenarios for a meeting of OPEC and its oil-producer allies in June and both frameworks propose increased crude output from the second half of 2019, two sources familiar with the matter said. ...
20:26, 05/19/2019

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
23:52, 07/01/2019

OPEC weighs nine more months of oil production cuts The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, also known as OPEC, is expected to keep oil production cuts in place for another nine months in an effort to balance the market with demand and keep prices on the high side....
22:00, 07/01/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend their deal to cut output by nine months, Saudi’s energy minister said, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility of shrinking demand....
10:00, 07/01/2019

Oil rises more than 2% on firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
05:00, 08/09/2019

OPEC extends supply cuts until March 2020 OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months as the Middle East-dominated producer group overcame their differences to endorse a policy designed to support oil prices. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Vienna, where non-OPEC allies are ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Oil jumps 2.5% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts Oil prices climbed on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next year, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Oil jumps 3% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:52, 08/08/2019

OPEC supply cuts are likely to be extended: S&P Global Platts Kang Wu of S&P Global Platts says the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is likely to sustain its production cuts for 2019 and that will "balance out" the oil market....
19:39, 06/28/2019

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices pared gains on Monday after worries about oversupply persisted, pulling back from an early rally as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna....
23:52, 07/01/2019

Oil rises on European inventories drop and expected OPEC cuts Oil prices rose on Friday, supported by a drop in European inventories and expectations of more OPEC production cuts despite the International Energy Agency (IEA) reporting demand growth at its lowest since the financial crisis of 2008....
16:52, 08/09/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell about 3% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing global economy could dent oil demand....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Oil rises on talk of more OPEC cuts, demand concerns linger Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday as expectations for major producers to further curtail output offset lingering concerns over global demand and rising U.S. production....
13:00, 08/13/2019

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy....
11:26, 06/10/2019

Oil dives 4% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell more than 4% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing global economy could dent oil demand....
03:13, 07/03/2019

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns about an economic slowdown....
06:26, 05/28/2019

Oil prices climb as OPEC extends cuts, but demand worries persist Oil gained on Tuesday as producer club OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, although prices were pressured by worries demand could ease amid hints of a slowdown in the global economy....
09:52, 07/02/2019

Oil edges up after steep fall; OPEC cuts, stocks draw support Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, steadying after a more than 4% fall in the previous session, as extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies helped underpin prices despite growing concerns about weak demand....
03:13, 07/03/2019

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
03:52, 05/27/2019

Russia's Rosneft says it cuts oil output as Transneft curbs intake Russian largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday its oil production had declined due to a decision by oil pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce intake of oil due to a contaminated oil issue....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Hot weather cuts French, German nuclear power output Scorching temperatures across Europe coupled with prolonged dry weather has reduced French nuclear power generation by around 5.2 gigawatts (GW) or 8%, French power grid operator RTE's data showed on Thursday....
15:39, 07/25/2019

China's government will not set winter output cuts for steel mills China's central government will not set output restriction levels on steel mills for the upcoming winter but will ask local governments to set restrictions based on steel firms' situation, Ministry of Ecology and Environment Spokesman Liu Youbin said...
06:13, 07/26/2019

China will not set blanket winter output cuts for heavy industry China's central government will not set overall output restrictions on heavy industry for the coming winter, but will direct local governments to set limits based on manufacturers' emissions, the environment ministry said on Friday....
08:13, 07/26/2019

Canadian Natural cuts Albian mines' output forecast for May, June Canadian Natural Resources Ltd on Wednesday cut its May and June production due to ongoing maintenance at one of its oil sands upgrader at the Albian mines in Alberta that was damaged in a fire incident....
14:52, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Petrobras cuts 2019 output target in push for 'credibility' Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA cut its 2019 production target, sending its shares lower on concerns about how quickly the firm will be able to ramp up production....
20:00, 07/26/2019

Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, who publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lock step over how to end the production limits, saying they should be eased as more rail capacity comes online....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Ur-Energy cuts costs after Trump declines to set uranium output quotas Uranium miner Ur-Energy Inc said on Tuesday it was forced to cut jobs and curb spending, following President Donald Trump's decision last month to not set quotas for domestic production....
15:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits, saying they should be eased as more rail capacity comes online....
18:39, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
23:52, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
19:39, 07/09/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
05:52, 07/12/2019

OPEC Fights Back Since its creation more than a half-century ago, OPEC has been jolting the world. The 14-member club of oil exporters is the textbook case of a successful cartel, wielding immense control over the world’s most critical commodity. As waves of new tech...
15:26, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
09:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:39, 07/12/2019

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
12:39, 06/07/2019

Most OPEC+ ministers back nine-month deal extension: Kazakh minister Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbaev said on Monday that most ministers representing OPEC and non-OPEC countries at talks in Vienna favor extending their global oil output deal by nine months....
15:26, 07/01/2019

P&O cuts cruises to Gulf over seizure of British-flagged oil tanker Thousands of holidaymakers today had cruises in the Arabian Gulf and around Dubai cancelled by P&O in response to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
18:39, 08/08/2019

The US blamed Iran for the tanker attacks. Here's what the Navy could do next It will likely take days, weeks or even months for the military to go through the forensics needed to find out exactly who is behind the attack, but one expert says, "Iran's ships are very exposed."...
16:13, 06/14/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations claimed by Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels....
10:26, 05/29/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence....
21:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
02:13, 06/18/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
16:39, 06/15/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
16:52, 06/13/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran called the accusation "laughable."...
15:52, 05/29/2019

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to resolve differences....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
19:39, 06/14/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
02:39, 06/18/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
22:13, 06/13/2019

The Latest: EU seeks more information on oil tanker attacks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:45 p.m. European Union foreign ministers are still looking for more information on who might be behind the a...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates....
23:26, 06/21/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
07:13, 06/15/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
01:13, 06/15/2019

Ford to scale back V-8 engine output at Ontario plant Ford is dropping one of three production shifts at its Essex engine plant in Windsor, Ontario, in October because of waning demand for 5.0-liter V-8 engines in the automaker’s F-series trucks....
04:26, 05/03/2019

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
04:26, 05/30/2019

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. She also warned Iran of consequences if it violated the 2015 international nuclear deal....
19:13, 06/18/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
16:13, 06/14/2019

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
14:39, 06/07/2019

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies....
17:26, 06/13/2019

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised concerns about a new confrontation in the Gulf, a vital oil shipping route....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Germany: U.S video not enough to attribute blame over oil tanker attacks A video provided by the United States is not sufficient to prove that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday....
16:52, 06/14/2019

U.N. chief condemns tanker attacks, says facts must be established United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift, warning that the world cannot afford "a major confrontation in the Gulf region."...
17:13, 06/13/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and the damage more extensive. But the message and its means of delivery have some similarities.Thursday’s ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
01:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
18:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
03:52, 06/17/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
23:52, 06/13/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "state-sponsored."...
15:52, 06/15/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In a statement, the mission added that the country is commit...
04:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
13:39, 06/15/2019

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late on Thursday, a week after two oil tankers were attacked in the region....
18:52, 06/20/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said IranR...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
16:52, 06/14/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13, 06/14/2019

U.N. chief condemns oil tanker attacks, says independent probe needed United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters on Friday the truth needed to be established after two oil tankers were attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, adding that the international body condemned the attack....
18:39, 06/14/2019

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the cou...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
10:13, 06/16/2019

EU calls for maximum restraint as U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks The European Union called on Friday for maximum restraint amid mounting tensions over U.S. accusations against Iran over attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon con...
06:52, 06/15/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:26, 06/24/2019

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could happen to the oil market and the U.S.-Iran relationship if more conflicts arise....
22:26, 06/14/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
13:39, 06/13/2019

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
17:52, 07/24/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Tehran has dismissed US accusations that the Iranian navy was behind attacks on tankers navigating the Straight of Hormuz as "baseless." Iran said their vessels had rushed to help the damaged ships and save their crews....
09:52, 06/14/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
21:13, 06/16/2019

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
19:52, 05/24/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
14:39, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
17:13, 06/13/2019

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
14:13, 06/14/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situation" caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibrated yet risky pushback against a U.S. sanctions squeeze, regional experts say....
15:26, 06/18/2019

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Venezuela's crude upgraders scale back output as exports dwindle-sources PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela/CARACAS, May 15 (Reuters) - V enezuela's crucial oil upgraders have stopped processing heavy crude because a decline in exports due to U.S. sanctions has left the OPEC nation without sufficient storage space, seven sources famil...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
23:52, 06/13/2019

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. Pompeo said at a news conference Thursday in Washington that the attacks on the s...
20:52, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
01:13, 06/15/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
06:39, 06/17/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
14:13, 05/14/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
03:26, 06/19/2019

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
15:52, 06/15/2019

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hitOil jumps over 3%, lifting Brent crude to $62/barrelTanker manager: Crew safe after suspected attac...
10:52, 06/13/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
21:13, 06/13/2019

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
13:13, 06/15/2019

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data that was seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rat...
21:26, 06/13/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attacks fuel maritime security demand Maritime security firms have seen demand soar following the attacks on oil tankers on June 13. But defending ships from allegedly involved state-backed forces such as Iran's Revolutionary Guard may not be easy....
14:00, 06/24/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
05:13, 06/18/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
10:13, 06/16/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
15:00, 06/16/2019

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoff 9.31am BST It’s mostly fairly quiet on the UK’s large- and mid-cap equity indices, with one notable exception: Kier Group shares have fallen by 17% to near 20-year lows. 9.20am BST Some...
10:39, 06/14/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Tanker attacks cause jitters among Gulf bond investors International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting four tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, UAE-owned channel Sky News Arabia reported....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Iran slams U.S., calls claims of tanker attacks ‘economic terrorism’ The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
10:13, 06/16/2019

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran did do it,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” hours after th...
21:26, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
22:13, 06/14/2019

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamed https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks/trump-blames-iran-for...
22:13, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
01:52, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
02:26, 05/25/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:13, 06/16/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
02:52, 06/16/2019

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
08:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
00:39, 06/16/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
22:13, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
03:39, 06/16/2019

Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks and calls country a 'nation of terror' Iran’s foreign minister said US made allegations without ‘factual or circumstance evidence’ hours before Trump’s Fox News interviewDonald Trump has blamed Iran for recent attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, describing the ...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress As Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power cuts, officials of the state electricity company are holding bats responsible for the woes, claiming that they are causing......
13:39, 06/22/2019

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaye...
16:26, 06/15/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:13, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks, but Japan casts doubt and asks for more proof Mohammed bin Salman called on the international community to take a “decisive stance” against what he called Iranian expansionism. Japanese officials remained unconvinced of Iran’s role in the gulf attacks, local media reported....
16:00, 06/16/2019

US military cuts back on Afghan war data Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency....
07:52, 05/01/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
08:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping and other programs....
18:39, 08/10/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
20:39, 06/14/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
03:52, 06/15/2019

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
02:00, 07/21/2019

The Met Opera Cuts Back on Screen Time for Berlioz Next Season Citing “technical demands,” the company will replace its revival of a video-heavy production of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” with concert performances....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days....
23:00, 08/21/2019

AMD fires back at 'Super' NVIDIA with Radeon 5700 price cuts AMD just unveiled its new Radeon 5700 line of graphics cards with 7nm chips at E3 last month, and with just days to go before they launch on July 7th, the company has announced new pricing. In the "spirit" of competition that it says is "heating up"....
00:13, 07/06/2019

Deutsche Bank Scales Back Ambitions, Announcing Job Cuts and Reorganization The bank that once symbolized German economic prowess is effectively abandoning hope of playing in the same league as Wall Street banks, and struggling to remain relevant....
22:13, 07/07/2019

3 suspects busted for water-bucket attacks already back on the streets The three men busted in connection to the city’s spate of cop drenchings were already back on the street Thursday — as authorities were able to bring only misdemeanor charges against them. Isaiah Scott and Chad Bowden, the Harlem men charged with soa...
04:39, 07/26/2019

De Gendt wins stage as Alaphilippe attacks to take back yellow "Thomas De Gendt rode to a solo win to take Stage 8 of the Tour de France, while Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the overall lead and ensured that a French rider will be wearing the yellow jersey on Bastille Day."...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continuing this weekend’s racist tirade, in which he deman...
19:39, 07/15/2019

'He didn't destroy me. We carry on. He lost': survivors of terror attacks look back From London to Nice, Berlin to Oslo, 11 people caught up in attacks across Europe reflect on the horror, the hope – and the kindness of strangers. Portraits by Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer Continue reading......
14:52, 05/25/2019

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of ...
04:52, 06/20/2019

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
06:00, 06/30/2019

Jim Clyburn accuses Hoyer, Pelosi of 'tokenism' in staffing, then walks back attacks House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn accused House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not prioritizing diversity hiring within their congressional offices — charging that “tokenism is all right with” his Democratic leadership colleagu...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back felony charges for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water or other substances. Outraged Republican state lawmakers introduced the proposed law late last month ...
21:26, 08/07/2019

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate....
07:39, 08/01/2019

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back charging felonies for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water or other substances. Outraged Republican state lawmakers first introduced the proposed law late last ...
20:39, 08/07/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
21:26, 07/18/2019

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to leave it."...
19:39, 07/18/2019

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted “send her back! send her back!” in reference to Ilhan Omar, a U...
03:52, 07/18/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
23:52, 07/21/2019

Saudis say they don’t want war, but will defend themselves DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom does not want war but will defend itself, amid a recent spike in tensions with archrival Iran. Adel al-Jubeir, the minister of state for foreign affairs, spoke early Sunday, a w...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
13:13, 07/18/2019

Saudis say they don’t want war, but will not hesitate to defend themselves against Iran Adel al-Jubeir, the minister of state for foreign affairs, spoke a week after four oil tankers-- two of them Saudi-- were targeted in an alleged act of sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
21:26, 07/20/2019

U.S. gas prices are rising — and the Saudis are in the driver’s seat Five decades after the oil crisis of the 1970s, Saudi Arabia can control the fuel market again, thanks to Venezuela’s problems, the Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran and uncertainty in unstable producer states such as Libya and Nigeria....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Saudis say Shi'ite man arrested as juvenile will not be executed A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday following reports of his pending execution....
10:13, 06/16/2019

Saudis say they will defend themselves, as Trump warns Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened tensions in the Per...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Saudis, Bahrain, UAE join to bid for FIFA’s U-20 World Cup GENEVA (AP) — Middle East neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are jointly bidding to host the Under-20 World Cup in 2021. FIFA says the Gulf plan is among five to express interest in bidding, including Brazil. Indonesia, Peru...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Who are the Saudis under spotlight over Khashoggi's killing? Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five of 21 people suspected of links to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but a U.N. rapporteur said on Wednesday that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should also be investigated....
19:13, 06/19/2019

Trump arm sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of them are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate Republicans are expec...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack targeted the oil facilities of state-owned oil giant Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said. It came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emira...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Saudis Say Yemeni Islamic State Leader Captured The seizure of Osama Al-Muhajir on June 3 deals a blow to one of Islamic State’s smaller branches, one of several on which the group has relied since losing control of its territory in Syria and Iraq over the past year....
21:39, 06/25/2019

Boeing setback after Saudis scrap $5.9bn order for 737 MAX planes US plane maker Boeing has suffered a fresh setback after a Saudi budget airline chose not to go through with a $5.9bn (£4.7bn) order for 30 of its 737 MAX aircraft....
16:39, 07/07/2019

Senate to try again to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi killing Nine months after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Congress remains at a loss for how to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. Democrats and many Republicans agree that the U.S. must retaliate, citing the conclusion from U.S. intelligence th...
16:39, 07/10/2019

Trump Accuses Saudis of Giving U.S. a Bad Deal. Is That True? President Trump said that although the kingdom had spent $450 billion in the United States, Washington still subsidized the Saudi military. We checked the facts....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Fran Lebowitz calls for Trump to be turned over to Saudis Lefty pundit Fran Lebowitz called for President Trump to be turned over to Saudis who killed a journalist because impeachment would “not even [scratch] the surface of what he deserves.” “We should turn him over to the Saudis, you know, his buddies,” ...
16:13, 05/18/2019

Saudis Plan to Ease Travel Restrictions on Women Saudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission, officials and people familiar with the matter said, a rare step against the system of male domination deeply rooted in Saudi ...
14:26, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Saudis want Washington to launch strikes on Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has urged the Uni...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to respond to a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
23:26, 06/06/2019

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government breaking the law? By Arron MeratFor more than four years, a brutal Saudi air campaign has bombarded Y...
14:13, 06/18/2019

HSBC Carves Special Role as Banker to the Saudis When Saudi Arabia wanted to demonstrate it was open again for global investors after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials turned to a longtime banker to the kingdom: HSBC....
16:52, 06/13/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
21:26, 06/20/2019

Pompeo ignores experts, keeps Saudis off US child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has decided to keep Saudi Arabia off the US list of countries using child soldiers, despite recommendations from State Department experts — who reportedly wanted to add them. Sources told Reuters that Pompeo was b...
03:52, 06/19/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
01:26, 06/10/2019

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ahead of the annual haj....
12:39, 08/08/2019

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
23:52, 06/19/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
22:13, 05/24/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance...
21:39, 05/24/2019

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes...
18:52, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
13:26, 05/24/2019

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes Saudi Arabia blames Tehran for drone attack by Yemen’s rebels that knocked out key oil pipeline, as newspaper close to palace calls for “surgical” U.S. strikes on Iran...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo Keeps Saudis Off US Child Soldiers List, Overruling Experts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been......
02:00, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, acco...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
05:13, 06/20/2019

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
18:26, 06/20/2019

FIFA tells Saudis to stop pirated Women’s World Cup TV feeds NICE, France (AP) — FIFA has told Saudi-backed satellite broadcaster Arabsat to stop transmitting pirated feeds of Women’s World Cup games from a Qatari network in an ongoing sports television rights dispute linked to the Gulf diplomatic crisis...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with Iran....
19:52, 06/01/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid price spikes as President Trump's oil sanctions on Iran go into effect at midnight....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Sen. Kaine: Trump approved nuclear tech transfer to Saudis after Khashoggi's murder The Trump administration has approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia seven times — including twice since the Saudi-orchestrated murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.Sen. Tim Kaine (D-...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
02:52, 05/23/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
22:52, 05/24/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global rally propels Gulf markets; Saudis lead All major Gulf markets gained on Thursday, reflecting a global equity rally, amid hopes for a U.S.-China trade truce, with Saudi shares getting a further boost from after limits were lowered on foreign share ownership. Saudi's stock index was up ...
16:39, 06/27/2019

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
03:39, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudis on U.S. child soldiers list - sources Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, acco...
18:39, 06/18/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia  on at least two occasions after jour...
03:13, 06/05/2019

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. The senators said th...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/23/2019

The OPEC Head Who Wants to Talk to Everybody Mohammad Barkindo has transformed what had been a largely technical position, envisioning the cartel as a kind of U.N. of oil producers that doesn’t shy away from geopolitics....
14:26, 06/28/2019

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC announced on Monday it will restrict the supply of oil for another nine months in a bid to support prices pressured by weakening economic growth and skyrocketing American production....
06:52, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
02:52, 05/23/2019

Oil slips to $66 ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil fell to around $66 a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by concerns over whether the G20 summit will produce a breakthrough on trade and perceptions that supply is ample despite prospects for continued OPEC curbs....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Oil slips below $66 ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil fell below $66 a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by concerns over whether the G20 summit will produce a breakthrough on trade and perceptions that supply is ample despite prospects for continued OPEC curbs....
15:13, 06/27/2019

OPEC may need to cut supply again: Credit Suisse Saul Kavonic of Credit Suisse says the "bigger risk" for oil prices comes from supply-side factors, such as OPEC cuts, and not potential demand increases....
09:52, 06/19/2019

G-20 meeting more important than OPEC for oil right now, says expert Dan Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Market, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down oil prices amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
01:26, 06/26/2019

Global oil market in glut, but not a big enough one for OPEC OPEC has shifted the goalposts for assessing an overhang in oil inventories, giving the group more room to prolong production cuts, while analysts warn the move will offer a distorted view of market conditions....
15:00, 07/24/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
12:26, 07/01/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Oil prices fall as market awaits G20, OPEC Oil fell on Thursday, erasing some of the previous session's strong gains, as traders eye the G20 summit in Japan and a meeting of OPEC and other oil producers to decide on an extension of output cuts....
05:39, 06/27/2019

Oil edges higher ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices edged higher on Thursday on expectations that OPEC will extend an output cut agreement, while investors awaited a meeting between the United States and China that could produce a breakthrough on trade talks....
23:00, 06/27/2019

IEA doubts Russia’s commitment to OPEC accord The Paris-based International Energy Agency on Friday cast doubt on whether Russia would meet its agreement with OPEC to cut crude oil output to support prices....
19:13, 04/28/2019

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Oil dips on demand worries despite OPEC cut extension Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by producer club OPEC on Monday to extend supply cuts until next March....
12:13, 07/02/2019

Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices Vladimir Putin may relish his place at the table in Vienna but he will be tempted to cash in on rising pricesThe Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will meet this week in Vienna under a familiar pretext: to act as stewards of oil ma...
22:39, 06/30/2019

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia on Sunday in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global econo...
22:39, 06/30/2019

OPEC Considers Two Scenarios to Adjust Oil Production OPEC and its allies are set to debate at least two scenarios that would increase oil production beyond current levels, according to people familiar with the discussions....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Barkindo confident OPEC+ can achieve oil market stability OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said on Monday he is confident that OPEC+ members will succeed in balancing oil production to guarantee market stability, Kuwait state news agency (KUNA) quoted him as saying....
17:00, 07/01/2019

OPEC extends oil cut to prop up prices as economy weakens OPEC agreed on Monday to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three OPEC sources said, as the group's members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring U.S. production....
17:00, 07/01/2019

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts this week at least until the end of 2019 as Iran joined top producers Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Russia in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
12:26, 07/01/2019

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday....
17:00, 06/08/2019

OPEC Warns Against Mixing Oil and Politics as U.S. Iran Ban Begins The head of the OPEC warned against the political use of oil markets during a trip to Tehran, as tightened U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports begin....
13:13, 05/02/2019

OPEC may be upstaged by the G-20 this weekend in terms of influence on oil prices OPEC ministers meet Monday, but this weekend's G-20 summit could have much more impact on oil prices, depending on whether the outcome is good or bad for the global economy....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Oil prices hold near $67 per barrel ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Oil prices held near $67 per barrel on Friday ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents over the weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Nations using oil as a weapon threatens OPEC: Iran oil minister Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group OPEC, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil ministry....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Oil prices slip ahead of G20 talks, OPEC meet Oil prices eased on Friday as traders awaited any update on the Sino-U.S. trade war from a scheduled weekend meeting of the two countries' presidents at the G20, and eyed next week's OPEC gathering....
11:39, 06/28/2019

Oil prices fall as market awaits G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices eased on Friday in a cautious market, as traders eyed a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit and next week's OPEC meeting....
07:00, 06/28/2019

OPEC Oil Production Falls as Iranian Supply Drops In its closely watched monthly oil market report, OPEC said supply fell from Iran and Saudi Arabia in April but the drop was mitigated by rising output from Nigeria and Iraq....
15:39, 05/14/2019

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narr...
21:26, 07/03/2019

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22:13, 06/06/2019

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide....
18:13, 04/28/2019

OPEC is staring down a slowing global economic picture, expert says OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months as the Middle East-dominated producer group overcame their differences to endorse a policy designed to support oil prices. John Kilduff, founding partner of Again Capital, joins "Squawk Box" to dis...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Brent oil rises on Iran tensions and OPEC, U.S. crude slips Brent oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next year, while U.S. benchmark crude prices fell on weak economic indicators....
19:26, 07/05/2019

Nations using oil 'as a weapon' causing damage to OPEC -Iran oil minister Iran's oil minister hit out on Wednesday against the use of oil sanctions "as a weapon" by the United States and the damage it was doing to OPEC, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the OPEC member's oil ministry....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs, but that he was not sure there is an oil shortage with data, particularly from the United States, still showing inventories buildi...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to make up for Iranian sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
11:52, 04/29/2019

Lukoil CEO calls for permanent OPEC deal, volumes can be changed Russian oil producer Lukoil's chief executive said on Thursday that the oil output deal between OPEC and its allies should stay in place permanently and that volumes of oil outlined within it could be changed....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Five months...
16:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-OPEC set for rollover, may discuss deeper oil curbs - Iraq OPEC is expected to roll over a deal on cutting supplies at a meeting next week and discuss deepening the curbs that have been in place since Jan. 1, Iraq's oil minister on Thursday....
14:13, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, particularly from the United States, but OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs....
16:52, 05/18/2019

OPEC, Saudi Officials Haven't Spoken With Trump About Oil Prices President Trump hasn’t spoken over the phone with the OPEC secretary-general or with the Saudi energy minister in an effort to seek lower oil prices, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump told reporters he called OPEC....
18:52, 04/28/2019

The Texas oil boom is messing with OPEC's plans to keep prices high To set a floor under oil prices, OPEC is showing remarkable restraint by holding back production. But that effort keeps getting undermined by the American shale oil boom....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Oil jumps as Saudi Arabia suggests OPEC+ to keep production cut plan Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supplies....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Oil steadies after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices steadied on Monday, after a weeks-long rally was halted on Friday when the market tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
17:39, 04/29/2019

OPEC is sounding likely to extend oil production curbs as meeting starts in Vienna Ahead of a meeting of OPEC and its allies in Vienna, the most important oil producers in attendance are indicating there's likely to be an extension of a deal to curb oil production....
09:39, 07/01/2019

Oil prices steady amid U.S. stockpile drop, OPEC supply cut extension Oil prices were steady on Wednesday after a steep fall in the previous session, supported by extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies despite concerns that a slowing global economy could crimp demand....
08:39, 07/03/2019

Oil prices ease as demand worries counter OPEC supply cut extension Oil prices declined on Tuesday, as weak global data raised concerns about future demand for the commodity despite a positive boost from OPEC's decision to extend supply cuts....
09:26, 07/02/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by 6-9 months: Putin Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil production, Russian President Vladimir Putin said....
16:39, 06/29/2019

Russia and OPEC Draw Closer on Oil, Joining Other Producers to Manage Market Russia reached a “charter of cooperation” with Saudi Arabia and other oil-producing countries to keep prices stable. Few details of the agreement were made public....
01:52, 07/03/2019

Defensive OPEC alliance has 'no clear endgame' in an era of abundant supply, expert says There's only so much that OPEC and its oil-producing allies can actually do in a world filled with "factors beyond their control," Citi's Global Head of Commodities Research Ed Morse told CNBC....
17:13, 07/03/2019

Oil prices fall, but post weekly gain ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Oil prices fell on Friday but posted their second straight week of gains ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend, and on widely expected production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
23:39, 06/28/2019

Oil rises nearly 3% as Saudi signals OPEC deal extension, stocks rally Oil prices rose nearly 3% on Friday, climbing further from five-month lows hit this week, after Saudi Arabia said OPEC was close to agreeing to extend an output production cut beyond June and as Wall Street rallied....
23:26, 06/07/2019

Oil rises alongside equities, but downbeat OPEC outlook caps gains Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Oil climbs, shaking off Trump calls for OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
19:39, 04/29/2019

OPEC Maintains World Oil Demand Forecast as Supply Concerns Continue OPEC cut its 2019 oil production growth forecast for its non-cartel peers, a week after the bloc and its allies extended their continuing output cut for another nine months....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Oil prices rise as US stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
05:52, 06/20/2019

OPEC supply squeeze seen supporting higher oil prices: Reuters survey Oil prices are likely to stay buoyant this year as the U.S. decision to end waivers on Iranian oil and OPEC output curbs are expected to keep supply tight, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Oil up after drone attack on Saudi field, but OPEC report caps gains Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen's Houthi forces and as traders looked for signs of progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Russia cut oil output by 278,000 bpd in June: Ifax Russia cut its oil output in June by an average of 278,000 barrels per day from levels seen last October, Interfax news agency cited Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying on Monday....
15:26, 07/01/2019

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking op...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Ford to end Fusion output in 2020 The automaker is discontinuing the unpopular Fusion Sport for the 2020 model year and will simplify the midsize sedan's lineup by offering more popular SE, SEL, and Titanium models in the final year of output....
02:52, 06/06/2019

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
14:39, 05/31/2019

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
03:13, 07/16/2019

Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
04:13, 07/16/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
17:13, 05/22/2019

Mercedes-AMG CLA 45’s power output confirmed - and it’s a big one News 7 Jun, 2019 The range-topping Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 will be fitted with a re-tuned version of the CLA 35’s 2.0-litre engine, producing 415bhp...
13:39, 06/07/2019

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s ...
00:26, 07/02/2019

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Iraq oil minister says OPEC members seek inventories control, market balance Iraq's oil minister said on Monday that his government and the rest of OPEC seek to control global oil inventories and restore balance to the oil market which faces "huge challenges", according to a ministry statement....
15:26, 07/01/2019

OPEC needs to send strong solidarity message: JP Morgan head of oil market research OPEC is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, but Saudi Arabia wants to push it back. Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil market research and strategy, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how the movement of dates is crucial for oil markets....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Oil steadies on dim OPEC demand outlook, pares gains from Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices steadied on Thursday as OPEC forecast slower demand for its crude next year, with crude futures easing from their highest in more than a month after U.S. producers cut nearly a third of their output in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what coul...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
10:26, 06/29/2019

Oil falls on dim OPEC demand outlook, pares gains from Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices fell on Thursday as OPEC forecast slower demand for its crude next year, with crude futures easing from their highest in more than a month after U.S. producers cut about half of their output in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what could be one...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices advanced on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States and Iran escalated....
03:39, 05/21/2019

OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus OPEC delivered a downbeat oil market outlook for the rest of 2019 on Friday as economic growth slows and highlighted challenges in 2020 as rivals pump more, building a case to keep up an OPEC-led pact to curb supply....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Ford says Fusion output will continue at least through 2021 Ford will build the Fusion at least into the 2021 calendar year, a spokesman said. The spokesman previously told Automotive News that production would end in the 2020 calendar year, but on Thursday said that information was incorrect. ...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Oil slips 1% after Fed disappoints, U.S. crude output rises Oil prices skidded on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of interest rate cuts and Sino-U.S. talks ended without apparent progress towards resolving a bitter trade dispute....
06:52, 08/01/2019

Mercedes launches EQC electric crossover output The compact crossover, the first of a fleet of 10 EVs Mercedes plans to launch by 2025, is expected to arrive at U.S. dealerships in the first quarter of 2020, according to forecaster LMC Automotive....
23:39, 05/06/2019

U.S. manufacturing output climbs for second month in June U.S. manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the second straight month, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles and parts....
17:13, 07/16/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
14:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. factory output drops for third time in four months Declining output of cars and machinery led U.S. factory production to fall unexpectedly in April, a sign the economy is losing a step as a trade war with China intensifies....
16:52, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Oil slips 1% after Fed disappoints, US crude output rises Oil prices skidded on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of interest rate cuts and Sino-U.S. talks ended without apparent progress towards resolving a bitter trade dispute....
10:00, 08/01/2019

Chevron profit rises 26.3% on higher output Chevron reported a 26.3% rise in quarterly profit, as higher production more than offset lower crude oil and natural gas prices and a rise in expenses....
15:13, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Petrobras reports 3.8% growth in Q2 oil, gas output Brazil's state oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday total second-quarter oil and gas production was 2.633 million barrels per day of oil equivalent, up 3.8% from the previous quarter....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Russia energy minister sees options for OPEC deal, including production rise Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said there were different options available for OPEC and its oil-producing allies in the second half of 2019, including a possible raising of output....
20:39, 05/19/2019

Oil jumps as OPEC gets set to extend production cut and China-US trade truce helps demand outlook Oil surged on Monday after OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts and the trade truce between the U.S. and China boosted sentiment for the commodity in a weakening global economy....
17:52, 07/01/2019

BP profit again outstrips forecasts, lifted by higher oil output A strong rise in oil and gas production helped BP offset weaker crude prices and refining profit to again beat profit expectations on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
14:52, 07/30/2019

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:00, 07/10/2019

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
12:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Fr...
23:39, 07/12/2019

UK car manufacturing output drops for 12th consecutive month Latest SMMT figures show that the UK produced over 21,000 less cars in May than in April UK car production fell for a 12th consecutive month in May, with industry bosses blaming a 15.5% year-on-year decline on the continued impact of earlier UK fact...
01:13, 06/27/2019

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
08:52, 08/20/2019

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Suppliers adopt pessimistic outlook on China output With 12 straight months of falling sales, many auto suppliers are striking an even more pessimistic tone about Chinese vehicle output this year than some research firms, with suppliers bracing for the pain to be far greater than the single-digit perc...
03:39, 08/01/2019

PlayStation CEO confirms PS5 backwards compatibility, SSD and 4K/120Hz output Sony PlayStation may not be a part of next week’s E3 2019 video game convention, but that won’t stop the company from making waves. In a recent interview, PlayStation’s new CEO Jim Ryan gave even more details about the company&#x...
00:39, 06/06/2019

Husky Energy profit falls 17% on lower output Canada's Husky Energy Inc reported a 17.4% drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the company's crude production fell on the back of mandatory output cuts by the Alberta government and its refineries processed less oil....
14:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Strike would cut Norway's oil and gas output by 11% per day -industry body Norway's oil and gas output could be cut by about 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day, or about 11% of total production, if workers go on strike from June 4, industry association Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Monday....
12:13, 06/03/2019

GM investing $150M to boost HD pickup output in Mich. GM said the investment in the Flint, Mich., plant will "enhance the plant's conveyors and other tooling to increase production capacity." The work is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020....
18:13, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras reports 3.8% growth in Q2 oil, gas output Brazil's state oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday total second-quarter oil and gas production was 2.633 million barrels per day of oil equivalent (BOE), up 3.8% from the previous quarter....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Russian oil output up at 11.15 million bpd in June, still within deal quota Russian oil production rose to 11.15 million barrels per day (bpd) in June from 11.11 million bpd in May, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday, although it was still within output levels agreed in a global supply deal with OPEC....
15:26, 07/01/2019

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Mexico president says new oil contracts depend on output, investment Mexico's president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that no new oil and gas contracts will be awarded to private firms if companies already awarded contracts do not produce crude or invest....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on Monday, as the sector still felt the impact of a contaminated crude crisis that crippled exports....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Honda to reduce model trim lines, streamline output Honda is slashing the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhauling production in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s bottom line. ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
21:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Oil output at Kazakhstan's Kashagan hits record of 400,000 bpd - sources Oil output at Kazakhstan's Kashagan field reached an all-time high of 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) on Tuesday, three sources familiar with daily production data told Reuters....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Russia's early May oil output below level set in global deal - sources Russian oil output from May 1 to May 16 fell to 11.156 million barrels per day (bpd), below the 11.18 billion bpd level set as part of the global oil deal between OPEC and its allies, two industry sources told Reuters on Friday....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Russia's Rosneft says output will not fall at its projects with PDVSA - Ifax Russian oil giant Rosneft does not expect any significant decline in production at its joint projects with Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA this year, the Interfax news agency cited the company as saying on Tuesday....
12:26, 06/04/2019

EDF to cut output at Tricastin 2 and 4 nuclear reactors as heatwave hits Europe French utility EDF will curb electricity generation at its Tricastin 2 and 4 nuclear reactors in the south of France on Thursday, which is expected to be the hottest day in the second heatwave to hit France in as many months....
22:52, 07/24/2019

Airbus details Saudi charges, reaffirms output plans Airbus took 297 million euros ($332 million) of charges related to a Saudi border contract after Germany extended a ban on defence exports to the Gulf kingdom, chief financial officer Dominik Asam said....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, Minas Rio ramps up Anglo American on Thursday said the ramp-up of iron ore at Minas Rio in Brazil and higher volumes of coking coal had offset reduced diamond production, raising second-quarter output by 2% and keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 targets....
10:26, 07/18/2019

Indonesia's Donggi Senoro LNG plant may cut 2019 output -director Indonesia's Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant may lower its 2019 output from an initial estimate of 43 cargoes due to the current low price for gas, Kurniawan Rahardjo, director at plant operator PT Donggi Senoro LNG said on Thursday....
10:52, 08/01/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
20:39, 07/13/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans -gov't spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Rising U.S. oil output helping fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. B...
20:13, 07/03/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Russian output falls to three-year low as oil rivals clash Russian oil production fell close to a three-year low in early July, as output was undermined by a row between Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft and the country's biggest producer Rosneft ....
16:26, 07/09/2019

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
10:39, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
10:39, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Toyota plans Lexus NX, RXL output at Ontario plant, report says Toyota will produce the Lexus NX crossover and a three-row version of the luxury brand’s top-selling RX crossover at a plant in Cambridge, Ontario, starting in 2022, Bloomberg reported....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts record output, sales in 2Q MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is assuring the company’s shareholders that the electric car maker is on pace to set manufacturing and sales records during its current quarter after a disappointing start this year. The forecast...
02:26, 06/12/2019

Hot weather could force EDF to halt output at Golfech nuclear plant French utility EDF may have to shut down electricity generation at its 2,600 megawatt (MW) Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23 because of high temperatures forecast on the Garonne river....
13:13, 07/19/2019

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after keeping its assembly lines running at high speed while the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the French-American engine maker said on Saturday....
15:00, 06/15/2019

Cyprus expects first natgas output from Aphrodite field by 2025 Cyprus expects initial natural gas production from the Aphrodite field will begin between 2024 and 2025, Cyprus' Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said on Friday, after negotiations with operators and an ownership squabble delayed output....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Anadarko Petroleum beats profit estimates on higher output Anadarko Petroleum Corp , in its last earnings report before shareholders vote on its sale to Occidental Petroleum , on Friday reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' estimates, as higher production offset lower prices for its oil....
02:52, 07/27/2019

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods would have an immediate impact on automakers and supp...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
10:39, 07/16/2019

Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output highlight slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown in economic growth after a temporary boost from exports and inventories in the first quarter....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Russia's Novak says all producers favor nine-month oil output deal extension Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that all OPEC and non-OPEC countries favored extending their global oil output deal by nine months under the same terms agreed in December....
15:26, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Alberta's smaller oil producers eye output boost after curbs lifted WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21 (Reuters) - S mall and mid-sized Alberta oil producers are looking to increase drilling as early as this autumn after the Canadian province exempted a dozen of them from government-mandated oil production c...
05:52, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output -sources Airbus is mobilising staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
21:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Devon Energy profit beats, raises oil output forecast Devon Energy Corp raised its full-year oil output forecast and beat estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the U.S. oil and gas producer drilled more in Delaware basin and sold it at higher prices while keeping a tight lid on expenses....
06:39, 08/07/2019

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
15:13, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. natgas output, demand seen rising to record highs in 2019 U.S. dry natural gas production will rise to an all-time high of 91.03 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in 2019, breaking last year's record of 83.39 bcfd, the Energy Information Administration said in its Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) on Tuesday...
21:52, 08/06/2019

U.S. oil producers shut offshore output as storm forms in Gulf of Mexico Anadarko Petroleum Corp has joined major U.S. oil producers shutting production and withdrawing staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm threatening oil-producing areas....
17:52, 07/10/2019

China says it needs 'arduous efforts' to meet 2019 industrial output goal Beijing says it can still meet its 2019 growth target of between 6% and 6.5% and continues to roll out stimulus measures to prop up activity. China set a 2019 industrial output growth target of 5.5%-6.0%....
14:00, 07/23/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans: government spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
12:13, 05/22/2019

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
11:26, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Noble's Q2 output forecast misses after bigger-than-expected loss Noble Energy Inc on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on lower oil and gas prices and forecast second-quarter production below analysts' estimates....
16:13, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Anadarko Petroleum beats profit estimates on higher output Anadarko Petroleum Corp, in its last earnings report before shareholders vote on its sale to Occidental Petroleum, on Friday reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' estimates, as higher production offset lower prices for its oil....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets-ministry China's agriculture ministry said on Friday that prevention and control of armyworm was crucial for hitting the country's annual grain output targets as well as for economic and social stability....
14:26, 05/24/2019

China's steel minnows sidestep pollution rules to boost output Small steel mills in China are taking advantage of lax environmental enforcement to ramp up production ahead of bigger rivals, industry and government officials said, jeopardizing anti-smog targets and defying industry consolidation....
13:52, 07/26/2019

Output at Chile's Codelco copper miner fell 12.1% in H1 vs H1 2018 - Cochilco Production at Chile's state-owned Codelco copper mining company fell 12.1% to 769,400 tonnes in the first half of 2019 compared with the same period last year, the country's Cochilco copper commission said on Wednesday....
20:13, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Top U.S. shale producer offers bleak view of U.S. output growth Pioneer Natural Resources, one of the largest U.S. independent oil producers, on Wednesday warned that the U.S. shale boom could end in all but one region by 2025, as producers exhaust the richest resource areas and drilling slows due to weak prices....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Chesapeake Energy posts bigger loss on lower output, price Chesapeake Energy Corp posted a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, hurt by lower production and natural gas prices, as well as higher production costs....
15:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Chesapeake forecasts strong oil output for 2020, shares rise 6% Chesapeake Energy Corp on Tuesday forecast double-digit growth for oil production in 2020 after reporting better-than-expected quarterly output, as it shifts focus to crude amid weak natural gas prices....
15:52, 08/06/2019

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
23:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale CFO says hopes to return to 400 mln tonnes annual output in 2-3 years Brazilian miner Vale SA's chief financial officer said on Friday that the company could restore production to a level of 400 million metric tonnes of iron ore within two to three years after a deadly dam burst curtailed activity at several mines....
18:00, 05/10/2019

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
09:52, 07/04/2019

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant Rising competition from Chinese rivals, a shift to more advanced OLED panels and slowing demand for smartphones have led to falling off take and weak prices of LCD panels for South Korean display makers....
05:39, 08/16/2019

CORRECTED-Congo Republic oil find could quadruple national output -company An oil discovery in Republic of Congo could produce nearly 1 million barrels of oil per day, a company involved said on Monday, possibly quadrupling the nation's output and propelling it into the same league as Africa's largest producers....
20:40, 08/12/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected from U.S. sanctions on Iran, but analysts said markets remained tight....
05:26, 04/30/2019

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
21:26, 07/12/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said....
17:13, 08/17/2019

Weak U.S. retail sales, industrial output point to slowing economy U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, pointing to a slowdown in economic growth after a temporary boost from exports and inventories in the first quarter....
16:52, 05/15/2019