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China Is About To Shake Up Oil Futures

China Is About To Shake Up Oil Futures

With China preparing to launch…

Is ISIS About To Attack Libyan Oil?

Is ISIS About To Attack Libyan Oil?

Islamic State forces in Libya…

Russia, China And Iran Lose Interest In Venezuela

Russia, China And Iran Lose Interest In Venezuela

China, Russia and Iran each…

Geopolitics

Azerbaijan: A Crucial Energy Hub

Azerbaijan: A Crucial Energy Hub

Jan 12, 2018 at 17:10 | James Durso

The estate agent’s mantra is “Location, location, location,” which is also Azerbaijan’s challenge and opportunity.  Recent developments in Azerbaijan’s neighborhood – the potential resolution of the status of the Caspian…

Venezuela’s Parliament Outlaws Maduro’s Cryptocurrency

Venezuela’s Parliament Outlaws Maduro’s Cryptocurrency

Jan 10, 2018 at 11:18 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The Venezuelan Parliament, run by the opposition, voted on Tuesday to declare Nicolas Maduro’s plan to issue an oil-backed cryptocurrency—the Petro—illegal, claiming that it violates the constitution and attempts…

Iran Sanctions Will Help China's Petro-Yuan

Iran Sanctions Will Help China's Petro-Yuan

Jan 08, 2018 at 16:42 | Nick Cunningham

In a few days, U.S. President Trump may try to re-impose sanctions on Iran, a dramatic step that could heighten tensions between the two countries. Some analysts believe the…

Russia, China And Iran Lose Interest In Venezuela

Russia, China And Iran Lose Interest In Venezuela

Jan 08, 2018 at 15:59 | Yale Global

Since the election of Hugo Chávez Frias to the Venezuelan presidency in 1998, followed by Nicolás Maduro in 2013, Venezuela has endured steady decline with the approval of the new…

China Is About To Shake Up Oil Futures

China Is About To Shake Up Oil Futures

Jan 05, 2018 at 14:41 | ZeroHedge

he "huge story", as Graticule's Adam Levinson called it, will, it appears, be a "wake up call" for the West that seems to happily be ignoring this potential bombshell that is China's looming launch of…

Global Energy Advisory January 5, 2018

Global Energy Advisory January 5, 2018

Jan 05, 2018 at 14:06 | Editorial Dept

Oil prices hit highs last seen before the 2014 slump thanks to continuing violent protests in Iran as well as the momentum from production outages that occurred last month in…

Can Blockchain Bring An End To Corruption?

Can Blockchain Bring An End To Corruption?

Jan 03, 2018 at 14:29 | Viktor Katona

The Roman historian Tacitus once famously quipped “the more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws”. Every year, roughly 2 percent of global GDP is lost to public…

Is ISIS About To Attack Libyan Oil?

Is ISIS About To Attack Libyan Oil?

Jan 03, 2018 at 09:22 | Irina Slav

Islamic State forces in Libya may be planning an attack on the country’s so-called Oil Crescent, where its export terminals and many fields are located, a senior official from the…

Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

Jan 02, 2018 at 14:42 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices started the year on a high note as some geopolitical tension pushed aside bearish concerns. Both WTI and Brent opened above $60 per barrel for the first time…

Russia’s Grip On European Gas Markets Is Tightening

Russia’s Grip On European Gas Markets Is Tightening

Dec 29, 2017 at 14:21 | Nick Cunningham

Despite years of effort from the EU, Russia’s grip over natural gas supplies in Europe is tightening, not waning. Gazprom shipped 190 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Europe…

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