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Qatar's energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

Business Dec 3, 2018

Qatar's energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirations to increase production outside of the cartel's constraints with the politics of slighting the Saudi-dominated group amid the kingdom's boycott of Doha. The surprise announcement from Qatar's ...

In bid to keep selling oil, Iranian tankers go dark

Business Nov 3, 2018

In bid to keep selling oil, Iranian tankers go dark

Working from their small offices in Stockholm, analysts at a new watchdog that monitors global oil shipments have been run ragged by Iran's efforts to skirt U.S. sanctions this month. In late October, every single one of Iran's vessels "went dark," switching off their transponders ...