OPEC

Global oil storage almost ‘overwhelmed’ as price plummets
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In Depth

Global oil storage almost ‘overwhelmed’ as price plummets

Industry facing ‘toughest month ever’ as demand hits 25-year low
16 Apr 2020
Opec to cut oil production as coronavirus hits
Abdulaziz bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, fifth left, stands with other delegates for a minutes silence to pay tribute to the recently deceased Fadhil Chalabi, former acting secre
In Depth

Opec to cut oil production as coronavirus hits

Plummeting prices mean oil-selling nations want production cut, but they must act together and Russia seems reluctant
6 Mar 2020
How could Iran war affect oil prices?
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In Brief

How could Iran war affect oil prices?

Historical precedents have only limited relevance to modern market
6 Jan 2020
Why Qatar is withdrawing from Opec
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In Depth

Why Qatar is withdrawing from Opec

Doha denies that diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia is behind decision to leave cartel
3 Dec 2018
Will Saudi Arabia boost oil production?
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In Brief

Will Saudi Arabia boost oil production?

Iran urges Opec to honour output cut as Trump tweet sends prices plummeting
3 Jul 2018
Donald Trump takes aim at Opec over high oil prices
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In Brief

Donald Trump takes aim at Opec over high oil prices

Iran hits back, accusing the US President of stoking volatility by withdrawing from the nuclear deal
14 Jun 2018
Oil prices hit four-year high
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In Brief

Oil prices hit four-year high

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, deteriorating situation in Venezuela and Opec cuts drive up Brent Crude prices
8 May 2018

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Can Emmanuel Macron save the Iran nuclear deal?
French President Emmanuel Macron is on a state visit to the US
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Can Emmanuel Macron save the Iran nuclear deal?

French President faces uphill battle to win over Donald Trump as US exit looms
25 Apr 2018
US to be crowned oil king of the world
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In Brief

US to be crowned oil king of the world

Saudi Arabia and Russia are set to be overtaken as the energy world order is upended
5 Jan 2018
Oil prices highest in two years after Saudi purge
the price of oil has not been this high since July 2015
In Brief

Oil prices highest in two years after Saudi purge

Rising prices could hit British drivers and intensify inflation threat facing UK
7 Nov 2017
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