Biden poised to halt fossil fuel leasing on federal land

US President Joe Biden announced new bans on oil and gas drilling on federal lands as part of a raft of actions that take aim at climate change, according to reports and a White House memo

US issues fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting state oil sector

The United States imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, in Washington’s latest move to increase pressure on Tehran

Trump administration finalizes oil drilling plan in Alaska wildlife refuge

The Trump administration finalized a plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, putting it on track to issue decades-long leases in the pristine wilderness area before a potential change in US leadership

Iran says OPEC has raised and stabilised crude oil price

OPEC has managed to raise crude prices and stabilise the oil market, Iran’s oil minister said. “OPEC’s performance has been successful because the price of oil has risen from $16 in May to around $45 and has stabilized”

Oil rises after Trump assurance on China trade

Oil prices were little changed, hovering near their highest levels since early March after US President Donald Trump soothed jangled nerves over US-China trade

OPEC+ oil output cuts depend on US and others joining

Saudi Arabia, Russia and allied oil producers will only agree to deep cuts to their crude output at talks this week if the US and several others join in with curbs to help prop up prices

OPEC+ meeting over oil price collapse delayed

OPEC+ works on a deal to cut the production of oil equivalent by about 10% of world supply, or 10 million barrels per day, in what member states expect to be an unprecedented global effort including the US

Donald Trump seeks for solutions to oil crisis

US President Donald Trump invited US oil executives to discuss ways to help the industry “ravaged” by slumping energy demand during the coronavirus outbreak and a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia