Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Iran to US, EU: End Sanctions to Help Address Global Energy Crisis

Iran has called on the decision-makers in the US and the European countries to end anti-Iran sanctions to help ease the global energy crisis.

‘US JCPOA Pullout Costs Iran 2bn Barrels in Oil Exports Worth $120bn’

Iran’s oil minister says the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal in May 2018 deprived his country from exports of around two billion barrel of oil, worth some 120 billion dollars.

Too Soon to Talk about Iran’s Return to Oil Market: Minister

Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, who is visiting Moscow to discuss the latest developments in the global oil market, says it is still too early to talk about Tehran’s return to the market.

Iran Exempted from OPEC+ Output Cut Deal: Minister

The Iranian petroleum minister says Iran, along with Libya and Venezuela, has been exempted from cutting oil output as they are under sanctions.

OPEC Fund Earmarks $500,000 to Help Iran Fight COVID-19

The OPEC Fund for International Development has approved $500,000 in funding for Iran to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus.

Iran Says OPEC’s Friday Meeting among Its ‘Worst Ever’

Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh says an OPEC meeting on Friday was one of the group’s “worst ever” after it failed to reach an agreement on more oil cuts.

Iran Says Exempted from OPEC Output Cut Deal

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh hailed a Tuesday meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as “good” and said the Islamic Republic was again exempted from the oil output restrictions.

Iran Proposes New Date for OPEC Meeting

Iran’s oil minister has disagreed with a plan to postpone an upcoming meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), saying Iran would prefer July 10-12 if a new date is to be set for the gathering.

Impossible to Exclude Iran from Oil Market: OPEC

Secretary-General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo says it is not possible to exclude Iran from the oil market.

Iran Warns OPEC May Collapse If Members Use Oil as Weapon

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says a US bid to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero is a “pious hope,” warning countries using oil as a weapon about repercussions of further volatility in the global market.

Iran Says OPEC Agreement Deals Further Blow to US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US sustained another defeat after the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached consensus on new cuts.

OPEC Agrees on Output Cut, Exempts Iran

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Friday agreed on a cut in their oil production level but exempted Iran from the reduction.

Iran Slams US Envoy’s ‘Meddlesome’ Meetings with OPEC Members

The Iranian oil minister has lashed out at US special representative for Iran Brian Hook over his “meddlesome” meetings with members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, asserting that OPEC is an independent body that does not take orders from the US.

Iran Blames Saudi, Russia for Qatar’s Bid to Leave OPEC

Iran says Qatar’s decision to quit the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel that determines production cuts in order to help regulate prices.

US Can’t Reduce Oil Price by Bullying Others: Iran

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the US cannot stop the oil price rise and tackle the current shortage in the world’s oil market by bullying other oil producers.

“Drop in Oil Prices Hinges on Removal of US Sanctions on Iran”

Iran’s oil minister has rejected US President Donald Trump’s remarks that OPEC is to blame for the rise in oil prices, urging Washington to stop trying to hamper Iran’s oil trade if it really wants a drop in global oil prices.

Iran’s Hails OPEC’s Decision to Reject Trump’s Call for Output Hike

Iranian minister of petroleum has welcomed OPEC's decision effectively rebuffing President Donald Trump’s calls for a hike in oil output, saying US dream to zero Iran's oil exports would not realize.

Oil Prices to Go Down If Trump Keeps Quiet: Iran

Iran’s envoy to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says the oil prices may go down as US President Donald Trump wants only if he keeps quiet and stop posting tweets.

Iran Raps Trump’s Pressure on Oil Pruducers to Boost Output

Iran has criticized the United States of pressuring oil producers of the Persian Gulf region to increase their output, expressing hope that member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would not yield to “orders” by US President Donald Trump to turn the taps on.

Iran Hails OPEC’s Decision to Stick to 2016 Agreement

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have unanimously decided to stick to their earlier agreement on oil output.

Real Oil Price is over $70 per Barrel: Iranian MP

An Iranian lawmaker said the real oil price is more than $70 per barrel, and urged the OPEC’s member states to agree on adopting an effective strategy in their upcoming meeting in Vienna to raise the crude value by preserving the balance in oil production.

After OPEC Deal, Iran Is Now Trying to Attract Foreign Investment

Energy experts believe that Iran need to increase its cooperation with major oil companies if it wants to take better advantage of its recent victory in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) summit.

Russia Looking for Constructive Talks in OPEC Meeting: Report

Russia will seek discussions at a planned meeting with OPEC on Saturday about how the group will fully comply with production cuts, following an increase in its November oil output, said a government official.

Iranian President Urges Closer Cooperation among OPEC Members

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for continued consultations and closer cooperation among the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to stabilise the oil market.

Iran’s President Received Ayatollah Khamenei’s Approval before OPEC Deal: Source

Reuters has quoted an unnamed source as saying that the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh met with Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to get his approval before the recent historic OPEC agreement.

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