Tagged With Iran
Iran talks the talk on Caspian gas
27 September 2021
The Chalous deposit is both significant and conveniently located for potential export purposes. But production is likely a long way off
Economic realities may force Iran to the table
12 August 2021
Hardline rhetoric and positions apparently further apart than ever may obscure appetite for a deal
Iran launches new port amid challenges to nuclear deal
27 July 2021
The country started loading crude from its new Jask oil terminal last week as doubts grow about the prospects for a revived JCPOA
Iran production could return ‘within two months’
1 July 2021
A likely, albeit not certain, revival of the JCPOA agreement could see a swift rebound in Iranian barrels, says veteran analyst
Iranian storage poses shipping headache
29 June 2021
Iran may face crude transportation bottlenecks if and when sanctions are lifted
Oil traders focus on fundamentals, not geopolitics
7 June 2021
Tolerance for perceived political risk has expanded, but such complacency could be dangerous
Letter from the Middle East: Green shoots of recovery
27 May 2021
There are many reasons to be cheerful across the Mena oil and gas patch
South Pars looks to the long term
17 May 2021
With the 38 phases associated with Iran’s South Pars gas field nearing completion, focus has shifted to maintaining production stability amid pressure concerns
Iraq renews gas drive
8 May 2021
Baghdad turns again to China to develop its second largest gasfield
Iran deal faces many hurdles
30 April 2021
A purported leak is just the latest potential obstacle to Washington-Tehran rapprochement
Biden plans Mid-East Gulf shake-up
8 February 2021
US diplomatic goals, if achieved, will impact the Iranian, Saudi and Yemeni energy sectors
Iranian nuclear talks back on
30 December 2020
The global oil market watches with interest on whether a US return to the JCPOA agreement will unleash a wave of Iranian barrels
Saudi Arabia need not fear Biden
8 December 2020
The kingdom may be apprehensive about the incoming US president’s attitude towards Iran, but it could ultimately profit from the regime change
Iran backs Biden into a corner
24 November 2020
Rejoining the nuclear deal might be easier said than done
Hormuz threats lose their sting
13 November 2020
As Gulf states progress bypass projects, time runs down on Iran’s sabre-rattling
Flare capture offers easy wins
12 November 2020
Reducing gas flaring can both accelerate progress to net-zero and offer a swift boost to industry credibility
Lebanon targets gas and aid
26 October 2020
The crisis-hit nation dreams of better diplomatic relations to help boost its crippled economy and unlock a gas bonanza. But dreams they may remain
Local firms take Iranian field reins
9 October 2020
Iran has succeeded in expanding its oil and gas production capacity without the help of foreign partners. But at what future cost?
Iran finds more export custom
8 October 2020
As Iran ramps up output, it is beginning to turn the tide on exports too
Kadhimi woos Washington
1 September 2020
The new Iraqi premier is leveraging the US administration’s loathing for Iran to secure energy investments
Iraq and Iran move further apart
24 July 2020
Baghdad’s pivot away from its neighbour is increasingly extending to their shared resources
Letter from the Middle East: NOCs juggle priorities
8 July 2020
From boosting oil production to throttling it back and with challenging oil and gas dynamics in both the short and longer-term, the region’s producers have their hands full
Baghdad targets greater gas security
7 February 2020
As US-Iranian tensions threaten energy imports, Iraq is ramping-up domestic gas development
Iraq’s bounty risks bitter taste
30 January 2020
After US-led mission helped to largely banish Islamic State from Iraq in 2018, the country has fast become a battleground for power in the region
Iran-US conflict: more to come?
16 January 2020
With the US’s killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, the risk of attacks on Mena oil infrastructure is likely to increase
US lobs a grenade into a box of fireworks
3 January 2020
Washington and Tehran may consider their next moves after drone kills top Iranian general, but restraint is the likeliest casualty