OPEC downgraded demand while the IEA said in a report that supply outages are “tightening up” the oil market. With Iran sanctions less than two months away, “we are entering a very crucial period for the oil market,” the IEA said. The most vital industry information will soon be right at your fingertips Join the world’s largest community dedicated entirely to energy professionals and enthusiasts Oil market remains “fragile,” Russian energy minister says. Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak said that the global oil market remains “fragile” because of production declines and geopolitical unrest. “This is huge uncertainty on the market – how the countries, which buy almost 2 million barrels per day of Iranian oil will act. Those are Europe, Asia Pacific region … There is a lot of uncertainty. […]