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Country focus: Iran Iran has signalled that it intends to increase its production and exports. An extra 500,000 barrels a day on the global market could send the oil price further south.

Country focus: Iran

With the economic sanctions crippling Iran's beleaguered economy now lifted, the nation is arduously charting a course to raise its oil and gas production

 •   Iran oil exports to reach 2mn bpd soon: Minister
 •   Iran to raise March oil exports on higher EU sales
 •   Iran quashes calls to freeze oil production


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