• 2 minutes U.S. Presidential Elections Status - Electoral Votes
  • 5 minutes “Cushing Oil Inventories Are Soaring Again” By Tsvetana Paraskova
  • 7 minutes United States LNG Exports Reach Third Place
  • 5 hours Joe Biden's Presidency
  • 4 hours The Debate Starts : Remake Republican Party vs. Third Party
  • 1 hour An exciting development in EV Aviation: Volocopter
  • 5 hours Did I Miss Something?
  • 1 day The World Economic Forum & Davos - Setting the agenda on fossil fuels, global regulations, etc.
  • 3 hours https://www.prageru.com/video/whats-wrong-with-wind-and-solar/
  • 15 hours JACK MA versus Xi Jinping
  • 1 day A Message from President Donald J. Trump - 5 minutes from The White House directly
  • 2 days Minerals, Mining and Industrial Ecology
Editorial Dept

Editorial Dept

More Info

Premium Content

The Geopolitical Influence Of Natural Gas

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict

- Natural gas continues to be a major diplomatic tool in the Middle East region, as new gas giant Israel prepares to sit down with Lebanon for a US-mediated meeting to discuss maritime borders that have a direct link to the Mediterranean offshore oil and gas riches. Should Lebanon ever resolve its domestic political issues to the point where it can truly begin offshore exploration, having a maritime deal with Israel after decades of conflict will be perhaps the biggest vote of confidence for investors.

- After withdrawing an exploration vessel from offshore Cyprus last week, in a move that Turkey attempted to pass off as “diplomatic” but was likely related to exploration failure, Ankara has deployed another vessel - this time in Greece’s territorial waters in what is being viewed as a direct provocation. The Turkish seismic survey vessel has been deployed off the coast of Turkey near the Greek island of Kastellorizo.

- Angola’s state-run oil giant Sonangol, long a den of corruption that siphoned an estimated $14 billion out of state coffers, is now being considered for listing on a stock exchange upon completion of restructuring. If that happens, Sonangol would likely be listed in New York, London, or China. Angolan authorities have hinted that some 30% of the company could be offered in a listing as soon as 2022.

- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the moratorium on oil and…

Leave a comment

Leave a comment

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News