Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has cut the June official selling prices (OSPs) of all crude grades it sells to Asia, sources say.
Work on the tankers could potentially violate sanctions on Venezuela, lawyers say.
A market monitoring panel decided to stick to policies broadly agreed upon at a previous April 1 meeting of OPEC+, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said after the talks.
The OPEC+ joint technical committee raised its forecast for global oil demand growth in its most recent monthly oil market report while also expressing concern about rising COVID-19 cases in India and elsewhere.
Canadians are pushing on several diplomatic fronts against Mich. Gov. Whitmer’s order to shut Enbridge’s Great Lakes oil pipeline.
The violence in March has dealt a blow to plans by Total and rival Exxon Mobil, which also has an LNG project in Mozambique, to turn the country into a major LNG producer.
The identity of the vessel was unclear, with Iran’s al-Alam TV saying it was one of three Iranian oil tankers that had recently arrived at the Syrian oil terminal, while the semi-official news agency Tasnim denied it was Iranian.
President López Obrador seeks to reverse liberalization of the energy market to benefit Pemex.