Delhi, Riyadh to work together on securing Indian Ocean and Gulf regions
India will hold its first joint naval exercise with Saudi Arabia in December 2019-January 2020 - notwithstanding tension in and around the Persian Gulf region.
America’s great shale oil boom is nearly over
With a WTI oil price of about $50 a barrel, some in the shale patch are struggling.
PM Modi reaffirms India's support to diplomacy, dialogue for maintaining peace in Persian Gulf
Modi met Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-...
Traders see 10,800 holding despite heavy FII shorting
Sellers could pocket much of the premium with the market staying within the range.
How a Persian Gulf conflict could impact commodities markets
Oil could jump to $100 a barrel or higher immediately after a war breaking out.
US counter-terror strategy in Persian Gulf and Arab World based on "realpolitik"
Delhi is uncomfortable over US assertions on Iran and asserted that Indo-Iran ties are not guided by any third country.
To ensure security of Indian vessels, Navy deploys warships in Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf
The navy said that its ships Chennai and Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake maritime security operations.
US to increase surveillance in Middle East waterways
The effort, christened as Operation Sentinel, comes a day after the US said it destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it came within threatening range. Iran has denied that its drones have been downed.
Brent crude may fall towards $60 level if Iran-US tensions ease
Iranian oil exports remain at historic lows as Tehran is shunned by global refiners.
Doing everything we can to ensure crude imports to India: US
The issue of energy security was also discussed during talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Pompeo earlier in the day.
Indian Navy escorts crude oil carriers transiting through Strait of Hormuz
Officials explained that naval teams have boarded Indian oil carriers and are escorting them out of the region. So far, five such tankers have been escorted out.
RQ-4A Global Hawk: The $220 mn drone that waged a war, almost
Last week, Iran shot down a United States UAV over the Strait of Hormuz.
Indian Navy benefits from strategic logistics pacts with US, France
The recent example is the help provided to Indian warships deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden where the pacts have enhanced their ease of operations.
Amid Russia arms row, India plans mega deal for US military drones
Top sources say the tri-service procurement proposal for the Sea Guardian remotely piloted aircraft - with 10 drones each for the Navy, IAF and Army to hunt and destroy targets on land and sea - is now being vetted.
12 Indians rescued from sinking vessel by French navy ship in Persian Gulf
Twelve Indians were rescued from a sinking vessel in the Persian Gulf by a French Navy ship on Tuesday, the French embassy said in a statement here.
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