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Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran says tanker oil sold at sea, buyer sets destination

  Iran’s envoy to London said on Wednesday the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 was sold at sea to a private company, denying Tehran had broken assurances it...

Ship owner, master face trial for dumping oil off Australia

Ship owner, master face trial for dumping oil off Australia

  A shipowner and a master are facing trial after being accused of discharging around 90 tonnes of oil from a bulk carrier into Queensland waters in July 2015....

Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran sells off oil on tanker seized by Gibraltar 

  Iran has sold the oil on the tanker which was detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesperson has said. Iran did not say who it had...

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U.S. exempts oil majors from Venezuela sanctions

After the U.S. president signed an Executive Order on August 5 blocking all Venezuelan government property in the United States, the sanctions were interpreted as having...

Gibraltar detains oil supertanker heading to Syria

Gibraltar detains oil supertanker heading to Syria

Gibraltar said on Thursday it had detained the supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria in what a legal source said may be the first such...

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran

Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20...

Navy arrest, handover 6 oil thieves for prosecution

Ghanaian, 8 Beninoise caught stealing oil in Lagos

A Ghanaian and 8 Beninoise has been arrested for alleged theft of Petrol Motor Spirit (PMS) along Atlas Cove in Lagos State. Commodore Ibrahim Shettima, Commander of the...

Drone

Saudi shuts major oil pipeline after drone attacks

Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia’s major oil pipelines on Tuesday, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after the...

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

France moves to contain sunken Grande America oil slick 

French authorities on Thursday battled to contain an oil slick after the Grimaldi ship, Grande America, which caught fire and sank off the coast of France on Tuesday. ...

Oil prices dip as U.S stockpiles increase

Uganda awaits pipeline, refinery construction to begin oil production

Uganda’s Energy Minister, Irene Mulonion, on Wednesday, said until the landlocked country builds a crude export pipeline and refinery, production of oil will be...

UN: Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018 

UN: Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018 

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated $2.8 billion in revenue in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new report by the...

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

One person was killed, while 23 were rescued when an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off Hong Kong’s Lamma Island on Tuesday, the police said. The 17,000-tonne...