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United Kingdom

Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

UPDATE 6-Oil rises on Trump's optimism for a deal with China

12 Dec 2019

* Graphic on U.S. petroleum inventories: https://tmsnrt.rs/35DZduT (Updates prices, adds Trump's tweet)

UPDATE 5-Oil prices drop as trade war concerns haunt market

10 Dec 2019

* Gazprom Neft's CEO predicts oil prices at $55-$65 in Q1 2020 (Update prices, adds WSJ report)

Saudi delivers deeper cuts as OPEC+ oil producers back new pact

06 Dec 2019

By Shadia Nasralla, Olesya Astakhova and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

Saudi, Russia look to seal deeper output cuts with producers

06 Dec 2019

By Shadia Nasralla, Olesya Astakhova and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

OPEC gearing up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

04 Dec 2019

VIENNA OPEC is gearing up to deepen oil supply cuts later this week but still needs to strike an agreement with allies such as Russia on details of a deal to support prices and prevent a glut next year.

OPEC gearing up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

04 Dec 2019

* Oil glut looming without cuts as U.S., Brazil, Norway pump more

Oil ends mixed, pressured by U.S. tensions with China over rights bill

28 Nov 2019

LONDON Oil prices ended mixed on Thursday, with U.S. prices rebounding modestly from concerns that arose from U.S. President Donald Trump signing into law a bill backing protesters in Hong Kong, fuelling tensions with China.

Iran's thirsty energy industry runs up against water shortage

29 Oct 2019

LONDON The plan to build a petrochemical plant near the Iranian city of Firouzabad had everything usually needed to get a project off the ground: approval from the nation's top authority, funding from the Revolutionary Guards and plentiful gas feedstock.

UPDATE 3-Oil falls on weak Chinese industrial data

28 Oct 2019

* Russia says it's premature to talk about deeper OPEC+ cuts (Updates prices, adds comments, Russian remarks, changes dateline to London)

Sanctions choke Iran's crude sales, but oil product exports booming

02 Sep 2019

LONDON While U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports by more than 80%, oil product sales from the Islamic Republic remain strong at nearly $500 million a month, shipping data and Reuters calculations show.

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