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Ironically, the U.S. policy of economic pressure on Iran may turn a global catastrophe into a moment of opportunity Tehran hopes to exploit.
The killing of Qassem Soleimani is a seismic event in U.S.-Iran relations, and could have far-reaching consequences.
The President's plan to secure Syrian oil threatens to further complicate an already difficult situation
Weaker demand has allowed traders to shrug off recent events in the Persian Gulf. But a belief that a return to the days of the tanker war is unlikely may be misplaced.
Against the backdrop of rising tension in the Persian Gulf, OPEC+ will meet to decide next steps
Between Iran, Libya and Venezuela, the seeds of a major disruption to the oil market have already been sown. A significant outage in one could push the market into deficit.
The oil market’s immediate reaction to the White House's announcement to not reissue Iranian oil waivers underlines the fact that oil prices and world politics are inextricably linked
Saudi Arabia's veiled threat to leverage its oil production, in response to widespread outrage over the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, serves as a reminder of the kingdom's power over the global economy.
As offshore drilling is expanded, it is important that companies and regulators maintain the most rigorous performance, safety, and environmental standards.