Opec sticks to oil demand growth view citing resilient economy
A lifting of pandemic lockdowns in China has helped oil demand rise in 2023.
Petronas posts 29% profit fall, to focus on capital buffer
The company's profit for the April-June quarter fell to RM16.4 billion from RM23 billion a year earlier.
Opec upbeat over 2024 oil demand outlook despite slowdown
Oil demand forecasters often have to make revisions given changes in the economic outlook and geopolitical uncertainties, which this year included China's lifting of coronavirus lockdowns and rising interest rates.
Pakistan's Russian crude shipment paid in Chinese currency, minister says
Discounted crude offers respite as Pakistan faces an acute balance of payments crisis, risking a default on its debt obligations.
Pakistan PM says first discounted Russian crude oil cargo arrives in Karachi
Pakistan's purchase gives Russia a new outlet, adding to Moscow's growing sales to India and China, as it redirects oil from western markets because of the Ukraine conflict.
Saudi Arabia slashes output further to boost oil price
Oil producers are grappling with falling prices and high market volatility amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has upended economies worldwide.
Opec+ discussing deepening oil production cuts, sources say
Opec+ pumps around 40% of the world's crude, meaning its policy decisions can have a major impact on oil prices.
Lloyd's Register drops ships of top Indian carrier of Russian oil
India does not recognise the sanctions imposed on Russia and has quickly become the biggest buyer of seaborne Russian crude.
Asia expected to drive oil demand growth in second half
Prices have drawn support from surprise voluntary output cuts by some members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, including Russia announced in April.
Eyes on Assad as Arab summit kicks off in Saudi
The summit in Saudi Arabia comes at a time when the world's biggest oil exporter is flexing its diplomatic muscle across the Middle East and beyond.
Russia says Opec+ sees no need for further oil output cuts
Russia is part of the Opec+ group of oil producing countries that announced a combined reduction of around 1.16 million bpd earlier this month, a surprise decision the US described as unwise.
Oil market surges on shock output cuts
Crude futures surged almost 8% at one stage.