India stops purchasing Iranian oil after US waivers expire; explores alternative sources of energy: Envoy
India joins Greece, Italy, Taiwan and Turkey which have stopped importing Iranian oil.
As US-Iran tensions flare over sanctions, sabotage of Saudi ships, Tehran sends foreign minister to New Delhi
After the exemptions expired on 2 May, India said it will deal with the issue based on three factors — the country's energy security, commercial consideration and economic interests
Some dollar buying by exporters, however, helped the rupee recover its lost ground at the fag-end. The domestic currency finally settled at 69.62, up by 5 paise over its previous close.
Rupee rises 9 paise to 69.58 in early trade amid reports on India’s arrangement for alternate crude oil sources
The rupee was also buoyed on reports that India has lined up alternate sources to make up for likely shortfall in crude supplies, forex dealers said.
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Sensex was trading 152.78 points or 0.40 percent higher at 38,797.96
US to sanction five countries, including India, for importing oil from Iran, say sources; Mike Pompeo to announce non-renewal of waivers today
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including India, that they will face US sanctions if they keeping importing oil from Iran.
Brian Hook, the special US envoy for Iran, in March said Washington is pursuing its plan to bring Iranian crude exports to zero.
India wants to keep Iran oil purchases at 300,000 bpd in extended waiver amid US pressure to cut imports to zero
Iran was India’s seventh biggest oil supplier in January compared with its position as third biggest a year ago before the reimpostion of sanctions.
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India’s imports of Iranian oil dropped the least, falling just 0.2 percent from the same month last year to 466,400 bpd.
US imposes ‘toughest ever’ sanctions on Iran: White House mum on decision against India, China for buying oil from Tehran
The Trump administration said it is confident that "the toughest ever" sanctions against Iran which came into force on Monday will have the intended effect of altering Iranian regime's behaviour.
US agrees to give India, 7 other nations oil waivers under Iran sanctions; analyst say move could be temporary
Iran’s biggest oil customers - all in Asia - have been seeking sanctions waivers to allow them to continue buying some of its oil.
India to seal deal with US that will allow it to continue buying crude oil from Iran without attracting any sanction
US sanctions on Iran's oil buyers snap back Monday, forcing importing countries to negotiate with the US for waivers by making cuts in purchases or risk getting blocked from the US financial system.
Oil holds near $80 as Saudi Arabia plans to raise output to 11 million barrels per day from current 10.7 million
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told Russia’s TASS news agency that his country had no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers
Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctions
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect.
Govt set to pay for Iranian oil using rupees from November, could use UCO Bank and IDBI Bank to route payments
Indian refiners are currently using State Bank of India and Germany-based Europaeisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG to buy Iranian oil in euros
India, the biggest buyer of Iranian oil after China, will be forced to take action to protect its exposure to the US financial system