Oil price blowout floats IPO and M&A hopes after Trump slaps down Iran

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By Mike Turner, Sam Kerr
25 Apr 2019

The US decision not to renew sanction waivers for Iran’s remaining export markets has boosted the price of oil and opened a window for oil and gas capital markets activity, write Sam Kerr and Mike Turner.

Donald Trump, the US president, brought in sanctions against Iranian exports last November, but granted China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey temporary waivers to continue importing Iranian oil. But Trump's decision not to renew the waivers, made on Monday this week, means these countries ...

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