Saudi Arabia’s April crude oil production has been steady in recent months, according to the country’s energy minister. Photo: Reuters

No request yet from China for more oil, Saudi Arabia says as United States tightens Iran sanctions

  • Saudi energy minister says crude production steady and April output may be lower.
Topic |   Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia’s April crude oil production has been steady in recent months, according to the country’s energy minister. Photo: Reuters
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The US eventually aims to halt Iranian oil exports and thereby choke Tehran’s main source of revenue. File photo: Reuters

‘We’re going to zero’: US to end Iran oil waivers on May 2, opening up China to US sanctions

  • The US granted eight oil sanctions waivers when it reimposed sanctions on Iran to give countries more time to find alternate energy sources
  • US now wants to further ramp up pressure on Iran by strangling the revenue it gets from oil exports
Topic |   Iran

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The US eventually aims to halt Iranian oil exports and thereby choke Tehran’s main source of revenue. File photo: Reuters
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