• 4 minutes Energy Armageddon
  • 6 minutes "How to Calculate Your Individual ESG Score to ensure that your Digital ID 'benefits' and money are accessible"
  • 12 minutes "Europe’s Energy Crisis Has Ended Its Era Of Abundance" by Irina Slav
  • 5 hours GREEN NEW DEAL = BLIZZARD OF LIES
  • 16 hours Is Europe heading for winter of discontent with extensive gas shortages?
  • 22 mins "False Flag Planted In Nord Stream Pipeline, GFANZ, Gore, Carney, Net Zero, U.S. Banks, Fake Meat, and more" - NEWS in 28 minutes
  • 6 days Wind droughts
  • 6 hours ""Green" Energy Is a Scam. It Isn't MEANT to Work." - By James Corbett of The Corbett Report
  • 3 days Kazakhstan Is Defying Russia and Has the Support of China. China is Using Russia's Weakness to Expand Its Own Influence.
  • 9 days "Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Grinding Toward Summer Highs Despite Huge Short Interest" by James Hyerczyk & REUTERS on NatGas
  • 2 days Xi Is Set To Be Re-Elected As China’s Leader
  • 7 days Oil Prices Fall After Fed Raises Rates
  • 9 days Oil Stocks, Market Direction, Bitcoin, Minerals, Gold, Silver - Technical Trading <--- Chris Vermeulen & Gareth Soloway weigh in
  • 2 days 87,000 new IRS agents, higher taxes, and a massive green energy slush fund... "Here Are The Winners And Losers In The 'Inflation Reduction Act'"-ZeroHedge
  • 12 days Beware the Left's 'Degrowth' Movement (i.e. why Covid-19 is Good)
Why Oil Prices Could Continue To Fall

Why Oil Prices Could Continue To Fall

Despite the bullish news of…

Oil Giant Comparison: BP vs Suncor

Oil Giant Comparison: BP vs Suncor

Both BP and Suncor have…

Editorial Dept

Editorial Dept

More Info

Premium Content

Putin's Plan To Sow Unrest In Europe

Moscow is not escalating the war in a way that would change the rules (and there are rules). The rules are that Russia will not attack NATO and NATO will not attack Russia - it’s that simple. There has been no escalation in this sense. There has also been a lack of escalation within the rules of the game. Even when Ukraine targets Crimea, Russia does not retaliate in any meaningful way that would lead to an escalation. And now, Russia has cut natural gas flows to Europe via Nord Stream 1 - first under the guise of required maintenance that was supposed to last only three days, and then “indefinitely”, unless the West lifts sanctions that the Kremlin says are making it impossible to maintain pipelines. Now, Putin is threatening to cut the gas off completely for Europe, should the EU implement a proposed cap on Russian gas prices, as the G7 has done for Russian oil. 

What else does Putin have to weaponize that is within the confines of a war that is not a “war” and has never been declared anything other than a “special operation” by the Kremlin? The EU is set to ban Russian seaborne exports, as well, by December 5th - the same date the G7 has vowed to have a price cap plan in place for Russian oil. Putin, in turn, has said no Russian oil would be sold to anyone complying with a price cap. 

Presumably, the Kremlin has little additional economic leverage beyond this - and so far, outside of Ukraine - this has all…





Leave a comment

Leave a comment




EXXON Mobil -0.35
Open57.81 Trading Vol.6.96M Previous Vol.241.7B
BUY 57.15
Sell 57.00
Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News