Iran

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February 23, 2022
Iran is shifting more oil onto ships in a move to speed exports should talks succeed in ending its exclusion from global energy markets.
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January 25, 2022
The Iranian nuclear talks could hardly be more critical for oil traders. Crude prices have surged 10% this year to around $85 a barrel, with many analysts predicting it’s only a matter of time before they hit triple digits for the first time in eight years.
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January 24, 2022
Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi group targeted the United Arab Emirates on Monday for the second time in a week, raising concerns of an escalation in the oil-exporting region even as the Gulf nation said it had intercepted the strike.
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January 11, 2022
China doubled down on imports of Iranian and Venezuelan crude in 2021, taking the most from the U.S.-sanctioned regimes in three years, as refiners brushed off the risk of penalties to scoop up cheap oil.
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December 29, 2021
Talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal that have resumed in Vienna show some progress but it’s “far too slow,” a U.S. official said Tuesday.
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December 14, 2021
Stern warnings from U.S. and European officials suggest the window is closing on nuclear talks with Iran, with frustration boiling over after two weeks of negotiations marred by allegations of Iranian backsliding.
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December 10, 2021
The budget bill for Iran’s next calendar year is based on an oil price of $60 a barrel, up from $40 this year, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
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November 12, 2021
Eni SpA, one of Europe’s largest oil companies, said it unwittingly purchased a consignment of crude from Iran -- an act that would have breached U.S. sanctions.
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October 27, 2021
Iran said it had agreed with the European Union to restart big-power talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal before the end of November and a precise date for the negotiations would be announced in the next week.
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August 2021
In the face of rising gasoline prices, U.S. President Joe Biden has instructed his administration to turn to the likes of Saudi Arabia, Iran and Russia to produce more crude while keeping restrictions on American oil and gas in place.
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August 09, 2021
The Biden administration faces the sobering reality that returning to the Iran nuclear deal may no longer be feasible, as the Islamic Republic finds ways to cope with U.S. sanctions and races toward the capacity to build a bomb.
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August 03, 2021
Iran’s oil comeback, already taking longer than many traders expected, will be further complicated by last week’s deadly drone attack on a tanker in the Gulf of Oman, which the U.S., U.K. and Israel all blamed on Tehran.
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July 30, 2021
Israel’s prime minister said Iran was “unequivocally” to blame for a deadly attack on an Israel-linked oil tanker off Oman on Thursday, just after Tehran denied responsibility.
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July 19, 2021
Iran claims it’s preserving data captured by International Atomic Energy Agency monitoring equipment, but officials won’t give investigators access to it until Iran concludes stalled talks with world powers to lift economic sanctions.
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July 16, 2021
Iran plans to ship a cargo of oil from a port in the Gulf of Oman next week, its first crude export from outside the Persian Gulf and beyond the narrow, crisis-prone Strait of Hormuz.
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June 28, 2021
Physical oil markets are screaming for more supply. Prices are rising in the North Sea, the key region that’s central to the value of many oil transactions, while differentials for Nigerian grades have also made notable gains.
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June 23, 2021
Iran and the U.S. are haggling over problems with the nuclear deal that predated the Trump administration’s 2018 withdrawal from the accord, a top Iranian government official said, suggesting that negotiations to bring Washington back into the fold have become more complicated than previously known.
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June 21, 2021
Oil held near $72 a barrel as inconclusive nuclear talks between world powers and Iran -- which has elected a new hardline president -- allayed prospects for a swift revival of the Islamic Republic’s crude exports.
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June 18, 2021
While Ebrahim Raisi’s presidential win isn’t expected to derail efforts to return the U.S. to the accord, the change in administration in Tehran has complicated diplomacy.
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June 18, 2021
Iran will continue talks aimed at reviving a nuclear deal during its transition to a new government, yet the election of a conservative cleric as president lowers traders’ expectations of a quick return to the world oil market.
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June 18, 2021
A former judiciary chief with support from the highest levels of Iran’s religious and military establishment, Ebrahim Raisi’s election means that all of Iran’s state institutions and levers of power will be controlled by ultraconservatives.
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