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Could This Be The Next Proxy War In The Middle East?

Could This Be The Next Proxy War In The Middle East?

RBC’s Helima Croft told CNBC…

China Crushes Vietnam’s South China Sea Drilling Hopes

China Crushes Vietnam’s South China Sea Drilling Hopes

Vietnam’s hopes of drilling for…

Uncertainty Spikes Following Iraqi Elections

Uncertainty Spikes Following Iraqi Elections

Iraq’s election on May 12…

Geopolitics

Will The U.S. Push Venezuela Into The Abyss?

Will The U.S. Push Venezuela Into The Abyss?

May 22, 2018 at 14:38 | Nick Cunningham

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro claimed victory in a low-turnout election that is widely viewed as rigged, raising the threat of more painful sanctions from the United States. But, in a…

China Crushes Vietnam’s South China Sea Drilling Hopes

China Crushes Vietnam’s South China Sea Drilling Hopes

May 17, 2018 at 13:05 | Tim Daiss

At the EIC Energy Vietnam Conference held today in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), there was considerable talk from a multitude of players discussing in length oil and gas…

Uncertainty Spikes Following Iraqi Elections

Uncertainty Spikes Following Iraqi Elections

May 17, 2018 at 10:59 | Matt Smith

Iraq’s election on May 12 has upended the political landscape in the country. The incumbent Prime Minister, Haidar Al Abadi, lost the election as voters favored Iraqi nationalist Moqtada al-Sadr,…

EU Could Switch To Euros In Oil Trade With Iran

EU Could Switch To Euros In Oil Trade With Iran

May 16, 2018 at 10:45 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The European Union (EU) is considering switching to euros instead of U.S. dollars in the oil trade with Iran, Sputnik reported on Wednesday, quoting a diplomatic source. Europe—collectively one…

Could This Be The Next Proxy War In The Middle East?

Could This Be The Next Proxy War In The Middle East?

May 15, 2018 at 13:53 | Tsvetana Paraskova

As if heightened tensions in Syria and Yemen and increased divisions in the U.S-Iran and Iran-Israel relations were not enough, a surprise—albeit still preliminary—election result in OPEC’s second-largest producer Iraq…

Houthi Rebels Fire Missile At Aramco Facility

Houthi Rebels Fire Missile At Aramco Facility

May 14, 2018 at 13:41 | Julianne Geiger

Armed Yemeni Houthis launched yet another ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco on Monday, according to Houthi TV station al-Masirah tv. No damage has yet…

Erdogan: Cyprus Oil Drilling Is A Security Threat To East Mediterranean

Erdogan: Cyprus Oil Drilling Is A Security Threat To East Mediterranean

May 14, 2018 at 11:04 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The Eastern Mediterranean will face a security threat should Cyprus continue its unilateral operations of offshore oil and gas exploration in the region, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an said…

How Much Iranian Oil Can Trump Disrupt?

How Much Iranian Oil Can Trump Disrupt?

May 10, 2018 at 17:23 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices surged following President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. So, what happens next? Trump did not offer any new justification for how Iran was violating the nuclear…

The Demise Of Petrocaribe

The Demise Of Petrocaribe

May 10, 2018 at 10:44 | Jose Chalhoub

Petrocaribe was a mechanism created in 2004 under the sponsorship of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, allegedly to promote energy cooperation and integration between Venezuela and a number of states…

How The World’s Oil Powers Will Seize The Iran Deal

How The World’s Oil Powers Will Seize The Iran Deal

May 09, 2018 at 17:42 | Cyril Widdershoven

Despite President Trump’s clear signals over the last month, his decision to leave the JCPOA nuclear deal has still managed to shock the market. It appears that the market, and…

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