Iraq has said OPEC should continue to raise output with no restrictions, ahead of next week's meeting.
Iran’s resurgent oil industry has confounded skeptics. Production is up by almost a third since sanctions were eased in January and foreign companies are lining up to help boost output further. Yet Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. casts doubt on whether the momentum can last.
Intertek has won a seven year contract to provide inspection services for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).
A sanctions expert has said it would be “very difficult” for US-President elect Donald Trump to re-impose restrictions on Iran without Europe’s agreement.
Aberdeen oil and gas engineering firm EnerMech said yesterday its cranes and lifting division had enjoyed an £85million boost from contract wins, extensions and renewals.
BP and Oman today agreed a deal paving the way for the giant Khazzan tight gas field to be developed further.
French firm Total has signed a preliminary agreement with Iran for the development of one of the world’s biggest gas fields.
An Aberdeen firm which makes tools for well-bore cleaning and well abandonment plans to create dozens of jobs in the Middle East after moving into a new office.
Total boss Patrick Pouyanne has said the firm would be happy to be the first Western oil company to reach an agreement with Iran.
Iran is working on regulations to attract investment in renewable energy, according to Elham Aminzadeh, adviser to President Hassan Rouhani, as the nation considers solar, wind and hydro power as ways to diversify from regular crude-based fuel.
Oilfield service firm McDermott has opened a new office with space for 300 people in Saudi Arabia.
The flow of Iranian gas to Turkey has been suspended after an explosion hit a pipeline.
A defiant deputy oil minister said his country “was not going back in any way”.
Saudis who switched on a popular talk show last week to listen to officials explain why state employees had their take-home pay cut were in for a shock.
The families of two dual-nationals jailed in Iran are calling on the UK Government to do more to secure their release.
Iran’s Supreme Leader took to his Twitter account to accuse OPEC member of “using oil as weapon in total compliance with US polices".
Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive near Mosul as part of a bid to retake the city from Islamic State.
Militants attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday in an assault quickly claimed by the Islamic State group and aimed at diverting attention from the battle to retake IS-held Mosul. At least 11 workers, including two Iranians, were killed when IS militants stormed a power plant north of Kirkuk and then blew themselves up.
Two were dead and 16 were injured after a fire at a Saudi Aramco-owned facility.
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has revealed the Kingdom’s plans to build its first nuclear power station, a news report said.
Maersk Oil today confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding to explore business opportunities in Iran, a news report said.
The average oil price that Saudi Arabia needs to balance its budget will fall this year by only half as much as forecast six months ago, according to the International Monetary Fund.
The pace of the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has slowed as Iraqi forces advancing to the east and south of the city began pushing towards larger villages and encountering civilian populations.
Saudi Aramco’s chief has said a new “road map” is needed to help smooth the transition from fossil fuels to green energy.
Penspen has won deal in Middle East.