Iran says it supports OPEC as long as its interests are protected

15 Sept 20-Iran supports the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as long as the group protects Iranian interests alongside other members, Iran’s OPEC governor Amir Hossein Zamaninia said on Monday. Sixty years after its formation, OPEC’s founding members, Iran and Venezuela, have been sidelined by U.S. sanctions while its kingpin, Saudi Arabia, has…

APPEC: India’s refining expansion far from over despite energy transition: IOC chairman

15 Sept. 20-India’s exponential growth in energy demand in coming years will mean the country will still need to expand oil refining capacity, while embracing cleaner fuels like natural gas, hydrogen and renewables, Shrikant Madhav Vaidya, chairman of Indian Oil Corp, told the S&P Global Platts Asia Pacific Petroleum Virtual Conference Sept. 14. While the…