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Source: Houston Chronicle

Oil set for biggest weekly loss since July as Mideast risk eases

Houston Chronicle


Oil headed for its biggest weekly loss since July as the prospect of an immediate confrontation between the U.S. and Iran abated, allaying fears of disruption to Middle East energy supplies.

Futures initially soared to an eight-month high …

Source: Reuters

Oil slips as focus shifts from Iran tensions to U.S. crude stocks

Reuters


LONDON – Oil prices retreated further on Thursday after sharp losses in the previous session, as the market shifted its focused towards rising U.S. crude stocks and away from fears of an imminent escalation of conflict between the United …

Source: Reuters

Saudi Aramco falls on U.S.-Iran tensions; debt markets little changed

Reuters


DUBAI – Saudi Aramco shares fell to a new low on Wednesday after Iran launched missiles against U.S. targets in Iraq, but Gulf debt markets were fairly stable, as some had feared stronger retaliation from Iran.

Saudi Aramco opened …

Source: CNBC

Trump threatens to slap sanctions on Iraq ‘like they’ve never seen before’

CNBC


President Donald Trump threatened Sunday to slap sanctions on Iraq after its parliament passed a resolution calling for the government to expel foreign troops from the country.

Tensions in the Middle East spiraled last week after Trump called for …

Source: CNBC

How the world’s most important oil chokepoint could factor into escalating US-Iran tensions

CNBC


A critical gateway to the world’s oil industry has been thrust back into the global spotlight, following a dramatic escalation in geopolitical tensions since the targeted killing of a top Iranian general.

The death of Iranian military commander Qasem

Source: Houston Chronicle

Goldman says oil rally likely shortlived unless supply disrupted

Houston Chronicle


A flare-up in U.S.-Iran tension may be keeping oil elevated, but an actual disruption to global crude supplies is needed to keep prices at current levels, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Price risks for Brent, which has …