http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Pentagon readying a public show of evidence in Saudi attacks https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/17/pentagon-readying-a-public-show-of-evidence-in-saudi-attacks The Pentagon is preparing a report on who was responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities and intends to make it public within 48 hours, a U.S. defense official said. Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used to attack oil facilities https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/16/saudi-arabia-says-iranian-weapons-were-used-to-attack-oil-facilities Saudi Arabia said preliminary findings show Iranian weapons were used in the attack on one of its key oil installations, but stopped short of directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the strikes that cut its crude output by half and rattled oil markets. Trump faces tough choices after blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/15/trump-faces-tough-choices-after-blaming-iran-for-saudi-oil-attack The Trump administration sought to offer new evidence to back its claim that Iran conducted the attack on major Saudi Arabian oil facilities, saying the munitions used in the strikes were well beyond the capabilities of the Houthi rebels who claimed responsibility. Trump, Saudi Crown Prince speak on crude facility attack https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/14/trump-saudi-crown-prince-speak-on-crude-facility-attack President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman after a swarm of explosive drones hit key oil-industry targets in Saudi Arabia, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported. Industry awaits Saudi Arabia’s move after drone attack on infrastructure https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/14/industry-awaits-saudi-arabia-s-move-after-drone-attack-on-infrastructure Fires at the plant were brought under control within hours, but the flow of crude from Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest exporter, will almost certainly be affected, although we don’t yet know by how much or for how long. Traders who have shrugged off tensions in the Middle East for months will respond to this attack when markets open on Monday. Coordinated drone attack cuts Saudi oil production in half https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/14/coordinated-drone-attack-cuts-saudi-oil-production-in-half Saudi Arabia’s oil production was cut by half after a swarm of explosive drones struck at the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry and set the world’s biggest crude-processing plant ablaze. U.S. adds to Iran sanctions as French seek to restart oil sales https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/4/us-adds-to-iran-sanctions-as-french-seek-to-restart-oil-sales The U.S. placed new sanctions on Iran, and a top American official signaled more measures are coming while deflecting questions about French diplomatic efforts meant to help Tehran restart oil sales. Iran sold oil on tanker wanted by U.S., but doesn’t know where it’s going https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/26/iran-sold-oil-on-tanker-wanted-by-us-but-doesn-t-know-where-it-s-going Iran said it sold an oil cargo on board a contested tanker sailing the Mediterranean Sea but didn’t know where the vessel was going amid U.S. efforts to block delivery of the crude. U.S. threatens sanctions over Iran tanker after court ruling https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/16/us-threatens-sanctions-over-iran-tanker-after-court-ruling The U.S. is disappointed with the UK after a Gibraltar court allowed the release of an Iranian tanker, and threatened sanctions against ports, banks and anyone else who does business with the ship or its crew, two administration officials said. U.S. DOJ seeks to seize Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/15/us-doj-seeks-to-seize-iranian-tanker-held-in-gibraltar The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to seize supertanker Grace 1, arrested last month in Gibraltar on suspicion of hauling Iranian crude oil to Syria in violation of European sanctions.