An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP
An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP

Oil’s gains after Middle East tanker attacks tempered as trade war threatens global demand

  • Swelling American stockpiles and signs of slowing consumption across the globe are weighing on prices

Topic |   Energy
An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP
An oil tanker on fire in the sea of Oman, on June 13, 2019. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Photo: AP
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