News that Iranian warplanes fired on an unmanned U.S. drone in international airspace is a...

|By:, SA News Editor

News that Iranian warplanes fired on an unmanned U.S. drone in international airspace is a reminder of how quickly underlying tensions could turn into conflict. So much of the world’s oil either comes from or passes through the region that the prospect of war could cause serious jitters in world oil markets, but economic concerns still rule for now: Brent futures -0.4% to $106.81, WTI -0.3% to $84.81.