Iranian oil

An Iranian tanker and a South Korean tanker docking at the platform of the oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Persian Gulf on March 12, 2017.

The Road to Tehran Runs Through Oslo

Norway—and Oman—can help end the impasse over Iran sanctions by creating an externally-managed and guaranteed oil fund.

Donald Trump at a rally May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s Iran Policy Is Blowing Up His Energy Agenda

The U.S. president wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market.

Iranian Revolutionary Guards drive a speedboat in front of an oil tanker during a ceremony to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by the US navy, at the port of Bandar Abbas on July 2, 2012. The plane was shot down by mistake over the Gulf by the US navy's guided missile cruiser, USS Vincennes, during confrontation with Iranian speedboats on July 3, 1988, killing 290 civilian passengers and crew members. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE        (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/GettyImages)

Trump Will Be Hard-Pressed to Get Allies to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil

Hawks want to reimpose the economic pressure Iran faced before the nuclear deal — but they probably won’t be able to.


With the Trump Win, Will Iran’s First Post-Sanctions Energy Deal Be Its Last?

Tehran finally enticed foreign investment, but concern about a return of sanctions hangs over the energy sector’s future.


Davos Diary: Iran Insists It’s Open for Business. Will It Have Any Customers?

With nuclear sanctions lifted, Tehran wants the world to invest in its economy. It remains to be seen if it will have any takers.


Unfounded Fears About Iran’s Oil Sparks Steep Global Losses

World markets are tanking amid misplaced fears about Iran's oil flooding an already oversaturated market.


Iran’s Return to Oil Markets Is Good for Energy Firms but Bad for Russia

Iranian oil on global markets is good for energy companies. It's not so good for Vladimir Putin.

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