• 4 minutes What If Canada Had Wind and Not Oilsands?
  • 8 minutes EU Confirms Trade Retaliation Measures vs. U.S. To Take Effect on June 22
  • 17 minutes Could oil demand collapse rapidly? Yup, sure could.
  • 6 hours Tariffs to derail $83.7 Billion Chinese Investment in West Virginia
  • 6 hours U.S. Withdraws From U.N. Human Rights Council
  • 6 hours EU Confirms Trade Retaliation Measures vs. U.S. To Take Effect on June 22
  • 2 hours "The Gasoline Car Is a Car With a Future"
  • 10 hours North Korea, China Discuss 'True Peace', Denuclearization
  • 3 hours Russia's Energy Minister says Oil Prices Balanced at $75, so Wants to Increase OPEC + Russia Oil by 1.5 mbpd
  • 2 hours Saudi Arabia turns to solar
  • 10 hours Could oil demand collapse rapidly? Yup, sure could.
  • 10 hours WE Solutions plans to print cars
  • 4 hours What If Canada Had Wind and Not Oilsands?
  • 2 hours EVs Could Help Coal Demand
  • 6 mins Gazprom Exports to EU Hit Record
  • 7 hours Kaplan Says Rising Oil Prices Won't Hurt US Economy
  • 15 hours Hey Oil Bulls - How Long Till Increasing Oil Prices and Strengthening Dollar Start Killing Demand in Developing Countries?
  • 1 day Oil prices going down
  • 1 day Russia, Saudi Push For Big Hike In Oil Output Despite Iran Opposition
Alt Text

New Players Enter The European Gas Game

With the expansion of the…

Alt Text

Is ISIS About To Attack Libyan Oil?

Islamic State forces in Libya…

Alt Text

Chevron, Exxon And Total On Niger Delta Hit List

A group of militant organizations…

Editorial Dept

Editorial Dept

More Info

Trending Discussions

Saudi Prince Bandar in Egypt

Bottom Line: While Bandar may not have gotten everything he wanted in Syria—yet—in Egypt he has, so far.  

Analysis: In July, the US ordered a review of aid to Egypt, which has not been concluded yet, but which the media likes to think has already been decided in favor of halting aid to Egypt. But it doesn’t matter. Saudi Arabia has already made it clear that it will make up for any aid Egypt loses. Riyadh has Egypt exactly where it wants it and will not relinquish it now. General al-Sisi is their man, as was former Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak, who is now being released.

Recommendation: What concerns us in Egypt right now is what the Saudi-Sisi response will be to its very recently former allies in the Tamarod movement, which was initially responsible for collecting the 22 million signatures that opened the door for the mass demonstrations that led to the 3 July coup. Following the slaughter of hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters earlier this month, Tamarod has called on the US to withdraw aid from the military and to cancel the Camp David accords with Israel—which is the real problem. There is no way the Saudis or Sisi, whom they control, can allow this. If Tamarod collects another batch of millions of signatures, which it very well might do, Sisi will be in trouble and Bandar will have to come to his aid.

To read the full article

Please sign up and become a premium OilPrice.com member to gain access to read the full article.

RegisterLogin

Trending Discussions





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