Texas traders were being paid to buy barrels of crude after the coronavirus pandemic shook the world economy.
Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday after drone attacks on two oil plants knocked out more than half of Saudi crude oil output -- more than 5% of the world's crude supply.
Huge plumes of smoke can be seen from miles away.
The only good news is that producers have reduced a lot of the costs out of the process and are prepared to endure a prolonged period of lower prices.
Here's how the "illegal" sale of our oil stockpile could impact us.
But the state-owned entity has refused to confirm or deny reports about its request to be placed under administration.
There's little that excites me more in theatre than ambitious, thought-provoking productions. In fact, there's only one thing
"My father rode a camel. I drive a car. My son flies a jet aeroplane. His son will ride a camel." A Saudi aphorism Theatre
In July, the British Museum controversially decided to renew its sponsorship deal with BP for a further five years, a decision that will keep the branding of big oil splashed onto the museum's walls while around the world, the impacts of climate change intensify.
We should not accept corporate sponsorship or privatisation in the arts as a given, and be short-changed on the values that should be at the heart of our art-making. Starting today, it's time we made these museums and galleries properly accountable to the public, and not to BP.