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Here is How Iran Would Carry Out a Plan to Disrupt Global Oil Trade

Here is How Iran Would Carry Out a Plan to Disrupt Global Oil Trade

Plans to disrupt global oil trade would almost certainly involve hampering tankers moving through the world’s busiest oil choke point: Strait of Hormuz

About two thirds of the world’s largest oil tankers travel through the straight; and one-third of the

May 24, 2019 - 6:35 am
Iran Raises Stakes in U.S. Showdown With Threat to Close Hormuz

Iran Raises Stakes in U.S. Showdown With Threat to Close Hormuz

From Bloomberg

Iran will close the Strait of Hormuz, a waterway vital for global oil shipments, if the country is prevented from using it, a senior military official said on Monday in what appears to be a response to the …

April 22, 2019 - 12:09 pm

REPOST: Pipelines Bypassing Hormuz Route Open

CNBC – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have opened new pipelines bypassing the Strait of Hormuz, the shipping lane that Iran has repeatedly threatened to close, in a move that will reduce Tehran’s power over oil markets.

The …

July 16, 2012 - 2:52 pm