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Oil prices hover near 2019 highs after U.S. ends all Iran sanction waivers

2:00am BST

SINGAPORE Oil prices hovered near 2019 peaks in early trading on Tuesday after Washington abruptly moved to end all Iran sanctions waivers by May, pressuring importers to stop buying from Tehran.

UPDATE 4-U.S. prepares end to Iran sanctions waivers, triggering oil price spike

22 Apr 2019

* Iran oil exports plunge: https://tmsnrt.rs/2IyFzZT (Adds comments, graphic)

UPDATE 3-Oil prices jump more than 2 pct as U.S. set to end Iran import sanction waivers

22 Apr 2019

* Asian importers most hit by potential end of sanction waivers (Adds Iran sanction detail, updates prices)

Oil prices rise on decline in U.S. drilling activity, OPEC supply cuts

22 Apr 2019

* Brent futures hit highest since Nov on OPEC-led supply cuts

Oil prices firm amid OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

12 Apr 2019

* Brent crude to average $75 per barrel this year -RBC Capital

Oil prices dip on surging U.S. crude stockpiles

11 Apr 2019

* U.S. crude inventories rise to highest since November 2017 -EIA

CORRECTED-Oil rises amid OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions

10 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE, April 10 Oil prices edged back towards five-month highs on Wednesday, supported by ongoing supply cuts by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions against oil exporters Iran and Venezuela.

Oil prices hit highest in 5 mths as Libya fighting tightens supply

09 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE, April 9 Oil prices on Tuesday reached their highest since November as concerns over exports from war-torn Libya stoked tightness in the market, with global supply already hit by OPEC-led production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.

China gas demand to surge in 2019, but maybe not enough to sop up LNG glut

08 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE China's natural gas demand is set to grow by 14 percent in 2019 amid a huge government push to spur consumption of the fuel, a senior industry executive said, requiring the nation to import huge amounts of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Oil prices hit five-month highs on OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions

08 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE, April 8 Oil prices rose to their highest levels since Nov. 2018 on Monday, driven up by OPEC's ongoing supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.

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