Kuwait has put its oil facilities on high alert following the attack against two tankers in the Sea of Oman

Map. History of Energy conflict

19 July 2019
Acting US Defense Secretary: Iran's repeated attacks pose a threat to international peace and security and an attack on freedom of navigation
A explosion took place today at a large makeshift oil refinery site, north of Al-Bab in Aleppo. There are hundreds of refineries here producing mazut for export
Trump official: Washington is discussing with its allies how to protect international navigation
Al-Faleh: Aramco has increased its readiness to deal with such hostile actions
Saudi Energy Minister condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman
The FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of  Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat1 month ago
The #FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat
1 month ago
Libya's NOC says 80 soldiers entered Ras Lanuf terminal, taken over building
1 month ago
Russian president Putin has approved the plans, of the Russian state owned oil company "Rosneft" to exploit and to drill in two gas fields in Venezuela.
Oakland Airport running on generator at Terminal 2 after power outage
U.S. tells the Security Council that it is unacceptable to attack merchant ships from any party
The UN Security Council is discussing the attack on the oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
Arab League: Security Council must act to respond to attacks on oil tankers
1 month ago
Kremlin: It is too early to say who is responsible for the attack on the two ships in the Sea of Oman and warn against rushing conclusions
1 month ago
The damage to one of two tankers that came under attack off the coast of Iran is consistent with a hit by a torpedo or other projectile, according to early assessments
1 month ago
Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Middle East Gulf region following the attacks against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman1 month ago
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).1 month ago
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).
Images of the fire at Front Altair1 month ago
Images of the fire at Front Altair
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack1 month ago
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack
Kuwait has put its oil facilities on high alert following the attack against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.1 month ago
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.
Iran expresses 'concern' after 'suspicious' tanker incidents
1 month ago
Front Altair attack: Salvage vessel E-TWO at Front Altair now. Standing off at the moment, reporting large hole just above the waterline, cargo coming out and on fire.
1 month ago
American warship identifying itself as 'Coalition Warship' staring they have multiple vessels and aircraft in the vicinity. Iranian Navy calling vessels asking their intention in the area. Also calling to speak to the Captain of Kokukua Coursgeous, he hasn't responded yet.
1 month ago
Frontline oil tanker Front Altair still on fire, has not sunk -Frontline spokesman citing information from nearby vessel
1 month ago
Attacked happened about 0630 Local time (0230 UTC) On the VHF the distress call stated they were under attack and on fire. They had to abandon ship and were picked up by Hyundai Dubai. They were then transferred to an Iranian SAR vessel and Hyundai Dubai continued its voyage.
.@DonaldAMacLeod: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.1 month ago
[email protected]: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.
Japan's trade minister says he has received information that two ships carrying cargo related to Japan have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz.
1 month ago
Tanker Front Altair is burning in the Gulf of Oman
1 month ago
Iranian ships rescued 44 foreign sailors after the attack on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
1 month ago
Two oil tankers still on fire after attacks in Gulf of Oman - source
1 month ago
Incident involving tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged ship's hull but tanker in no danger of sinking - spokesman
1 month ago
21 crew members abandoned ship after incident in Gulf of Oman: spokesman for Kokuka Courageous tanker managers.
Statement: One of the ships was loaded with methanol on its way from Jubail, Saudi Arabia to Singapore
1 month ago
Taiwan's CPC says oil tanker front Altair carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha for CPC suspected of being hit by unknown object
1 month ago
The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet says it is "aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman"
1 month ago
The two vessels involved in the incident in the Gulf of Oman are the Front Altair (Marshall Islands flag) and Kokuka Courageous (Panama Flag).
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent1 month ago
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent
The Japanese government: Abe's visit to Iran does not mean mediation between Tehran and Washington
1 month ago
Brent crude up 3.5% on the back of an accident in the Gulf of Oman
1 month ago
Tanker Front Altair was on fire, U.A.E. official at the U.A.E. port of Fujairah and a person with knowledge of the matter said, vessel had loaded oil from the Abu Dhabi before setting off to sea
1 month ago
Distress calls from oil tankers arriving at ports overlooking the Sea of Oman
1 month ago
Reports: "Explosions heard" onboard 2 oil tankers in Sea of Oman; The targeted oil carriers carry crude oil from the Gulf
1 month ago
Two large explosions targeted two tankers in the Sea of Oman
1 month ago
UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges 'extreme caution' amid US-Iran tensions.
Iranian Oil Ministry halts gas production at phases 6,7,8 at South Pars Gas field as long as conditions not safe at platform SPD9 that caught fire June 12. Some 1bn cubic feet gas extracted from SPD9, transferred to a refinery on mainland in Assaluyeh.1 month ago
Iranian Oil Ministry halts gas production at phases 6,7,8 at South Pars Gas field as long as conditions not safe at platform SPD9 that caught fire June 12. Some 1bn cubic feet gas extracted from SPD9, transferred to a refinery on mainland in Assaluyeh.
Libya NOC announces the re-operation of 'Industrial Complex 2' at the Sarir oilfield, adding up to 60,000 bpd
Agreement also signed with Poland on civil nuclear cooperation, announces @POTUS.
Trump announces that Poland will buy "32 or 35" of "the latest model" F-35 fighter jets.
US, Poland have signed an MOU that includes a big extension of an LNG contract, says @SecretaryPerry.
1 month ago
Iran's Fars News Agency: A gas leak behind the fire in the Pars gas field with Qatar
Director General of the Crisis Management in Bushehr Province: A moment ago, the fire extinguishing operation of the South Pars platform No. 9 in Assaluyeh ended successfully. The accident did not have any harm. The cause of the incident is unknown.1 month ago
Director General of the Crisis Management in Bushehr Province: A moment ago, the fire extinguishing operation of the South Pars platform No. 9 in Assaluyeh ended successfully. The accident did not have any harm. The cause of the incident is unknown.
1 month ago
Fars News Agency: The fire in the joint oil field with Qatar is still burning
1 month ago
Reports indicate that the fire of a generator caused a fire on one of the platforms in phase 9 of South Pars. The platform is owned by Nafgaz Pars Co., located 92 kilometers from Assalouyeh, and is located near the border with Qatar in the Persian Gulf.
1 month ago
An explosion occurred in Nayeen oil platform of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) in Gulf on Wednesday evening
Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran and was welcomed by Zarif. On his two-day visit, he'll meet President Rouhani today and tomorrow supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
1 month ago
Explosion at an Iranian platform to extract oil in the waters of the Gulf (local media)
Sucre: The shortage of gasoline in Cumaná and the entire state of Sucre is exacerbated. At this time, long queues are recorded at the operational service stations, the rest are kept closed1 month ago
Sucre: The shortage of gasoline in Cumaná and the entire state of Sucre is exacerbated. At this time, long queues are recorded at the operational service stations, the rest are kept closed
Japan PM Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran for talks to ease Iran-US tension; will meet President Rouhani today, and with Iran's Leader on Thursday1 month ago
Japan PM Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran for talks to ease Iran-US tension; will meet President Rouhani today, and with Iran's Leader on Thursday
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