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Billions In Oil Investments At Stake In Iranian Elections

Billions In Oil Investments At Stake In Iranian Elections

A conservative victory in Iran’s…

Is China Overreaching In Its Global Power Play?

Is China Overreaching In Its Global Power Play?

Xi Jinping’s ambitious plans to…

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Cash Strapped Venezuela To Import Gasoline As Crisis Escalates

May 19, 2017 at 16:30 | Luis Colasante

For over forty days, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken over the main streets and roads of the country to protest against the dictatorial Venezuelan regime. Since the protests…

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Ukraine Says No To Russian Coal, Gas – Favors Nuclear Power

May 19, 2017 at 16:17 | The Jamestown Foundation

In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from occupied Donbas to Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts.…

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Venezuela’s Oil Production On The Brink Of Collapse

May 17, 2017 at 16:21 | Nick Cunningham

Desperation is spreading in Venezuela as violent protests continue to paralyze the country, further damaging the country’s shattered economy. Venezuela’s already-decrepit oil industry is deteriorating by the day, and an…

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Iran’s Elections Could Disrupt Oil Markets

May 17, 2017 at 16:07 | Nick Cunningham

Iran is gearing up for the May 19 presidential election, a critical vote that could reverberate around the world, affecting not just Iran, but also its relationship with the West,…

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Billions In Oil Investments At Stake In Iranian Elections

May 17, 2017 at 13:16 | Zainab Calcuttawala

A conservative win at the polls in Iran could set in motion a response from Washington that puts billions of dollars of Asian and European oil money at risk. Iranians…

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Is China Overreaching In Its Global Power Play?

May 12, 2017 at 16:53 | The Jamestown Foundation

Despite the tough challenges facing the Chinese economy, President and “core leader” Xi Jinping is going ahead with ambitious plans to project Chinese power worldwide beginning with the landmark One…

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A Hard Brexit Could Spell Disaster For UK Oil And Gas

May 05, 2017 at 14:34 | Irina Slav

Oil & Gas UK has painted a grim picture for the British oil industry of what is popularly called a “Hard Brexit”, with the cost of trade in oil and…

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Putin And Erdogan Agree On Normalization Of Relations

May 05, 2017 at 14:31 | RFE/RL staff

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed that their countries have overcome a period of difficulties in bilateral relations and have returned to "normal partner…

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Stability In Libya To Start An Oil Race

May 04, 2017 at 13:52 | Cyril Widdershoven

Libya’s ongoing civil war, which has resulted in a hothouse environment for extremists, Da’esh supporters and regional coalitions, could be heading to a slowdown in activity. Arab media sources claim…

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Saudi Power Struggle Could Destabilize The Entire Middle East

May 03, 2017 at 16:32 | Cyril Widdershoven

Political instability in Saudi Arabia is growing as King Salman bin Abdulaziz begins to overhaul the Saudi government, putting a long list of family members into positions of influence while…

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