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Iraq's southern oil exports approach record high in Sept-sources

Sep 20 2018

* Southern exports in first 19 days of Sept avg 3.6 mbpd - tracker

Iran says oil market is too tight for U.S. zero exports target

Sep 14 2018

LONDON The U.S. will find it difficult to cut Iran's oil exports completely as the oil market is already tight and rival producers cannot make up the shortfall, a top Iranian official said on Friday.

OPEC sees slower 2019 oil demand growth, warns on economy

Sep 12 2018

LONDON OPEC on Wednesday further trimmed its forecast for 2019 global oil demand growth and said the risk to the economic outlook was skewed to the downside, adding a new challenge to the group's efforts to support the market next year.

OPEC, non-OPEC panel to discuss sharing oil-output boost

Sep 07 2018

DUBAI/LONDON An OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee will later this month discuss proposals for sharing out an oil-output increase, sources familiar with the matter said, a tense topic for the producer group after it decided in June to ease supply curbs.

Saudi Arabia aims to keep crude in $70 to $80 band: sources

Sep 05 2018

DUBAI/LONDON Saudi Arabia wants oil to stay between $70 and $80 a barrel for now as the world's biggest crude exporter strikes a balance between maximizing revenue and keeping a lid on prices until U.S. congressional elections, OPEC and industry sources said.

OPEC August oil output hits 2018 high despite Iran losses: Reuters survey

Aug 31 2018

LONDON OPEC oil output has risen this month to a 2018 high as Libyan production recovered and Iraq's southern exports hit a record, a Reuters survey found, although a cut in Iranian shipments due to U.S. sanctions limited the increase.

OPEC August oil output hits 2018 high despite Iran losses - Reuters survey

Aug 31 2018

LONDON, Aug 31 OPEC oil output has risen this month to a 2018 high as Libyan production recovered and Iraq's southern exports hit a record, a Reuters survey found, although a cut in Iranian shipments due to U.S. sanctions limited the increase.

Exclusive: Aramco IPO halted, oil giant disbands advisers - sources

Aug 23 2018

LONDON/RIYADH Saudi Arabia has called off plans for the domestic and international listing of state oil giant Aramco, billed as the biggest stock flotation in history, four senior industry sources said on Wednesday. | Video

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At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.