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Global Energy Advisory 12th August 2016

Global Energy Advisory 12th August 2016

Violence in the Niger Delta…

Global Energy Advisory August 19th 2016

Global Energy Advisory August 19th 2016

Security issues continue to plague…

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POLITICAL ALERTS

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:55 | Editorial Dept

Iranian Elections Bode Well for Political UnityThe Iranian people elected a new president on 14 June in the first round, with over 70% voter turnout.  Hassan Rouhani won…

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SECURITY ALERTS

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:47 | Editorial Dept

‘Peacekeepers’ for South African MinesSouth Africa is toying with the idea of deploying what it refers to as “peacekeepers” to restore a sense of security to the countries…

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Kurdistan: Pipeline to ‘Independence’

Jun 20, 2013 at 17:02 | Jen Alic

As Kurdish authorities in Northern Iraq announce they will begin exporting crude oil by pipeline to Turkey as soon as the last link is finished in September, Gulf Keystone Petroleum…

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Ethiopia-Egypt Maneuvering Takes on “Black and White” Operational Guises

Jun 19, 2013 at 16:51 | Gregory R. Copley

Egypt, by mid-June 2013, had begun taking a two-pronged strategic approach — overtly diplomatic, covertly combative — to its dealings with Ethiopia over alleged (or potential) to its dealings with…

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Tourism or Terrorism?

Jun 18, 2013 at 16:52 | Claude Salhani

European tourists, many of whom favor exotic vacation spots such as Turkey and other Middle East destinations, will have to rethink their itineraries this summer. One that promises to be…

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US Hawks Prepare for Syria Showdown

Jun 17, 2013 at 17:08 | Jen Alic

Washington certainly needs a distraction from the NSA digital surveillance scandal and since it has to be big, it might as well be Syria, where the hawks have now either…

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Why Further Sanctions Against Iran will be Counterproductive

Jun 17, 2013 at 17:03 | Gail Tverberg

A June 6, 2013, article from Reuters is titled, “Lawmakers in new drive to slash Iran’s oil sales to a trickle.” According to it,U.S. lawmakers are embarking…

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Why the US government Spies on its own Citizens

Jun 17, 2013 at 16:38 | Harmon Cardon

As the latest and greatest scandal, act of tyranny, unfolds before the United States citizenry, we have to look back and ask why. Why would the government need to collect…

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India’s Energy Ties with Iran Unsettle Washington

Jun 14, 2013 at 17:09 | John Daly

India’s relentless search for hydrocarbons to fuel its booming economy has managed the rather neat diplomatic trick of annoying Washington, delighting Tehran and intriguing Baghdad, all the while leaving the…

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EGYPT: Political, Economic Uncertainty Fueled by Fuel

Jun 14, 2013 at 15:33 | Editorial Dept

Bottom Line: As Egypt’s political uncertainty soars unabated, two major oil supply deals with Iraq and Libya are falling through without the financing guarantees, while energy shortages threaten to lend…

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