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Why The Iran-China Oil Alliance Is So Important

Why The Iran-China Oil Alliance Is So Important

Following the skirmish between Indian…

Why We Won’t See An Oil War In The South China Sea

Why We Won’t See An Oil War In The South China Sea

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Geopolitics / Asia

China’s Oil Addiction Is Its Main Weakness As A Superpower

Oct 22, 2018 at 14:00 | Tim Daiss

For decades, the U.S. was so reliant on foreign crude oil imports that it dictated much of the country’s foreign policy spanning numerous presidential administrations. As far back as the…

LNG: China’s Biggest Weapon In The Trade War

Aug 15, 2018 at 13:19 | Vanand Meliksetian

President Donald Trump’s first year in office must have been a pleasant surprise for Chinese President Xi Jinping. A successful state visit in Beijing and an apparent personal chemistry between…

Is This The Most Important Geopolitical Deal Of 2018?

Aug 13, 2018 at 10:47 | Olgu Okumus

The two-decade-long dispute on the statute of the Caspian Sea, the world largest water reserve, came to an end last Sunday when five littoral states (Russia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and…

The Unforeseen Consequences Of China's Insatiable Oil Demand

Aug 09, 2018 at 14:45 | Tim Daiss

While it’s true that China's crude oil imports recovered slightly in July, it was still among the lowest so far this year due to a decline in demand from…

Who Has The Right To Resources In The Caspian Sea?

Aug 08, 2018 at 10:50 | Vanand Meliksetian

August 12th, 2018 could well become a historic day for the Caspian Sea region, with states aiming to end a long-running legal disagreement involving the areas natural resources. Since the…

The Latest Battlefield In Asia’s Energy War

Jul 24, 2018 at 13:04 | Tim Daiss

Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly offered Sri Lanka a new grant of 2 billion yuan ($295 million). According to media reports, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena made the…

Iran Warns North Korea About The United States

Jun 14, 2018 at 12:59 | Tim Daiss

Now that the much-anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore fades from the news cycle, giving way to a myriad of analysis…

The South China Sea: A Geopolitical Powder Keg

Jun 05, 2018 at 09:55 | Tim Daiss

It should come as no surprise that U.S. officials took China to task last weekend over its seemingly never-ending South China Sea build up. Saturday at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue,…

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…

The Truth About Peace On The Korean Peninsula

May 07, 2018 at 15:59 | Gregory R. Copley

Suddenly, the lights of the diplomatic theater dim, and a wider cast of players — more than the program seemed to indicate — move in the shadows. Until now, it…

Work Resumes On Troubled Turkmenistan-China Pipeline

Feb 02, 2018 at 17:40 | Eurasianet

Work has resumed in Tajikistan on construction work on a natural gas pipeline running from Turkmenistan to China. Deputy Energy and Water Resources Minister Jamshed Shoimzoda said at a press…

Tajikistan’s Newest Hydropower Project

Feb 02, 2018 at 17:14 | Eurasianet

The first turbines at Tajikistan’s Roghun hydropower plant are set to go into operation on November 16 — a date chosen to coincide with a national holiday recently created in…

Turkey’s Unlikely Energy Allies

Jan 31, 2018 at 13:34 | Yale Global

Turkey, a functioning democracy and NATO’s only Muslim-majority member, was often presented as a model for the autocratic Arab Middle East by the United States. When the Arab Spring buffeted…

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…

U.S. Asks China To Implement New Oil Sanctions On North Korea

Dec 21, 2017 at 09:08 | Irina Slav

Washington is talking with Beijing about new oil sanctions against North Korea, UN diplomats told AFP. The two are working on a draft resolution that they could present to…

Russia, China Grow Closer As The New Silk Road Unfolds

Dec 15, 2017 at 10:50 | ZeroHedge

China's Belt and Road Initiative heralds a new era with mega infrastructure projects dotting the landscape... If you are looking for the latest breakthroughs in trans-Eurasian geo-economics, you should keep…

Russia Plans First-Ever Sale Of Yuan Bonds

Dec 01, 2017 at 17:22 | ZeroHedge

As Russia braces for further sanctions from Washington D.C. over their alleged role in "meddling" in the 2016 U.S. election, they are reportedly prepping a $1 billion yuan-denominated bond issuance in…

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Set To Rekindle Energy Ties

Nov 10, 2017 at 16:47 | Eurasianet

In the latest heartening indication of improving energy cooperation in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is pledging to reintegrate its electricity grid with that of Tajikistan. Efforts have over the past decade…

Putin Aims To Profit From China’s Silk Road Initiative

Nov 10, 2017 at 16:18 | The Jamestown Foundation

Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft continues to think big and strike major deals on the global stage. It recently announced a program to sell bonds worth 1.3 trillion rubles ($22.53…

Kyrgyzstan Unveils Revamped Transnational Gas Pipeline

Sep 01, 2017 at 16:11 | Eurasianet

In a ceremony in Bishkek, top government officials in Kyrgyzstan and the head of Russian energy giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, this week oversaw the launch of an overhauled gas…

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