Energy Industry

The Latest: UK rejects Iranian position on tanker seizure

Jul 20, 2019

Britain's foreign secretary says he rejects Iran's attempt to link its seizure of a British-flagged tanker to a July 4 incident in which British marines helped take control of an Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

Jul 20, 2019

Report: Iran says it seized a British oil tanker over a collision with a fishing boat

The Latest: UK official says tanker seizure an 'escalation'

Jul 19, 2019

UK Chamber of Shipping CEO Bob Sanguinetti says the seizure of a British oil tanker by Iranian forces represents an escalation in tensions in the Persian Gulf that makes it clear more protection for merchant vessels is urgently needed

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Jul 18, 2019

Iran's state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

Bitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

Jul 18, 2019

Iranians feeling the squeeze from US sanctions increasingly turning to digital currencies like Bitcoin to make money

Iran, foreign minister walk back more from missile remarks

Jul 17, 2019

Iran backtracks some more after comments by its top diplomat about country's missiles being up for negotiations

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor

Jul 17, 2019

An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran seized one there

Concern grows over UAE-based oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Jul 16, 2019

Concern grows over UAE-based oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location over 2 days ago in Strait of Hormuz amid US-Iran tensions

The Latest: Greek Cypriots reject joint gas drilling panel

Jul 16, 2019

Greek Cypriot leaders on ethnically split Cyprus have turned down a renewed proposal by breakaway Turkish Cypriots to form a joint committee on managing natural gas discovered offshore the east Mediterranean island nation

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling 'worthless'

Jul 16, 2019

Turkey says the European Union's approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won't deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus

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