Tagged With Iran
Iran plays naval cat-and-mouse game in the Gulf
5 August 2019
Western military protection for its tankers is expanding, but unconventional tactics remain a threat
Tankers improvise to avoid Gulf tensions
2 August 2019
Tankers are crossing sea-lanes and hugging the coasts to avoid high-risk areas in the Strait of Hormuz
Immediate threat to Gulf oil flow lifted
23 July 2019
The UK and Iran have shown that they do not want the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker to be the trigger for an armed conflict
Iran's resistance stiffens as US pressure grows
18 July 2019
Minor incidents in and around the Gulf have failed to trigger a major conflict, but diplomats are struggling to ease tensions
Kuwait and Iraq seek to defuse Iran crisis
20 June 2019
The states depend of the Strait of Hormuz for their oil exports and vital oil revenue
Another hot summer in prospect for Iraq
11 June 2019
Protests could return this summer, against a background of political fragmentation
Turkmenistan sees light at the end of the tunnel
10 June 2019
Turkmenistan must overcome economic crisis and political hurdles to reverse its gas exports decline
Caspian players plot oil revival
30 May 2019
Gas has made most of the recent running, but major producers like Azerbaijan are focusing on boosting crude oil production too
Saudi exit strategy
2 April 2019
The Kingdom faces a tough task to extricate itself from the ongoing war in Yemen
Book review: When power grows out of the oil barrel
27 March 2019
Can the Gulf’s ruling families survive the post-oil era?
Tehran left in the cold as old allies cut crude imports
8 March 2019
Recent oil sales to Asia make for troubling reading for Iran's embattled government
Middle East flashpoints on the horizon
28 January 2019
Opportunities for resolving some conflicts in 2019 look more positive than before, but the region's fundamental crises remain entrenched
Iran hobbles through the sanctions
25 January 2019
The country faces tough times ahead, but remains confident of weathering the economic storm
Iran sanctions cycle set to repeat
18 December 2018
The country is no stranger to its energy industry blowing in the political wind
Iran's downstream braces for the challenge
14 December 2018
Iran’s downstream sector is almost as important for the country’s economic and strategic goals as the headline-hogging upstream
Iran's upstream sector battens down for survival
14 December 2018
Sanctions scrape the remaining shine off tarnishing sector
Middle East tensions rumbled on in 2018
13 December 2018
Oil prices recovered, but old conflicts remained unresolved
Sellers jockey to fill India's Iran void
13 December 2018
Iranian deliveries have dropped significantly despite exemption, but it is not as simple as Saudi Arabia stepping in
PE Outlook 2019: A year of turbulence
12 December 2018
The mood music at year-end 2018 was increasingly gloomy, as economic and political factors spook oil and gas markets
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back
Gulf economy planners face 2019 challenges
16 November 2018
Uncertainty over oil prices is creating problems for GCC states as they prepare budgets for the year ahead
Good news and bad for India
16 November 2018
India is taking two steps forward, one back in its quest for energy independence
Bartering is Iran's best hope to bypass sanctions
5 November 2018
With oil exports in freefall, the country is hoping that a new EU-backed plan to help companies continue trading will work. But optimism is low
Iran sanctions: Tehran is no stranger to oil's upheavals
25 October 2018
US sanctions will target Iran’s energy industry from November. But the country where the first Middle Eastern oil discovery was made has faced many past vagaries in oil fortunes
Chevron: ready for the rebound
26 September 2018
Having weathered the downturn in impressive fashion, Chevron is well placed to take advantage of any Iran supply shock
Iran seeks energy allies as sanctions bite
18 September 2018
Trump’s Iran sanctions target oil. But will all be lost or will Iran find investors in Russia and China?