International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol said Monday that he would be surprised if Iranian oil exports returned to pre-crisis levels soon, following the political accord Sunday on Iran’s nuclear program. “We may see currently some downwards pressure on the prices, but we’re still not there to comment on a structural impact on the markets, because the agreement is not yet clear about the future of Iranian oil production,” Mr. Birol told The Wall Street Journal on the sidelines of an Oslo oil conference hosted by Statoil ASA (STO). Crude-oil futures were lower Monday on expectations that more oil supply could soon be available to the global oil market. Mr. Birol said he would be surprised to see Iranian oil exports reach pre-crisis levels anytime soon. “It was about 2.2 million barrels per day, and I would be surprised to see that it would […]