April 17, 2024
The idea of placing sanctions on importers of Iranian oil has been swiftly gaining momentum in Congress following the nation’s direct attack on Israel, and House and Senate leaders have been in discussions about how to move forward with legislation to do so.
April 14, 2024
Trading resumed at 6pm New York time on Sunday. The risk of a direct Iranian attack on Israel was already at least partly priced in — benchmark Brent crude, up 17% so far this year, passed $90 a bbl after the strike on Iran’s embassy.
March 15, 2024
Iranian companies were granted $13 billion in contracts on Sunday to boost production from six oil fields by as much as 350,000 bpd. The flagship projects include the development of the giant Azadegan field, which has an estimated 32 Bboe reserves, and Azar, both of which are shared with Iraq along Iran’s western and southwestern borders.
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