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The Real Reason The U.S. Is Interested In Iran

The Real Reason The U.S. Is Interested In Iran

Tensions are escalating in the…

Why Oil Markets Don't Have To Worry About World War 3

Why Oil Markets Don't Have To Worry About World War 3

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Geopolitics / Europe

Russia’s Government Resigns As Putin Plans Constitutional Changes

Russia’s Government Resigns As Putin Plans Constitutional Changes

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:32 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Russia’s government, including Energy Minister Alexander Novak, resigned on Wednesday in an unexpected move after President Vladimir Putin said that he would be looking to make amendments to the…

Turkey And Europe On Collision Course Over Energy Agenda

Turkey And Europe On Collision Course Over Energy Agenda

Nov 19, 2019 at 12:27 | Vanand Meliksetian

Turkey’s location has always given it a key geostrategic advantage. Its proximity to the Middle East and the Caspian as well as its position on the Black Sea make it…

Superpowers Are Vying For Power In This New Oil & Gas Frontier

Superpowers Are Vying For Power In This New Oil & Gas Frontier

Aug 29, 2019 at 13:21 | Vanand Meliksetian

The Eastern Mediterranean has become a hotbed for tensions between regional and great powers due to the discovery of major energy deposits. The littoral states could potentially earn billions in…

Iran Offers EU Two Options To Keep Nuclear Deal In Place

Iran Offers EU Two Options To Keep Nuclear Deal In Place

Aug 29, 2019 at 12:35 | Irina Slav

Iran has offered the European Union two options to keep the nuclear deal alive as the EU keeps failing to find a way to support the Iranian economy amid U.S.…

EU Slaps Sanctions On Turkey For Illegal Offshore Drilling

EU Slaps Sanctions On Turkey For Illegal Offshore Drilling

Jul 15, 2019 at 16:37 | ZeroHedge

A surprisingly muscular response beyond mere threatening rhetoric out of the European Union over Turkey's violations of Cypriot territorial waters related to offshore drilling operations: the EU has agreed to bring…

Russia's Latest Geopolitical Power Grab Is Going Unnoticed

Russia's Latest Geopolitical Power Grab Is Going Unnoticed

Oct 29, 2018 at 14:30 | Damir Kaletovic

Taking a page from the Chinese book of soft power, Mother Russia is moving in on Serbia with the end goal of state capture—and one of its key weapons in…

What Would A Hard Brexit Mean For British Oil?

What Would A Hard Brexit Mean For British Oil?

Aug 10, 2018 at 16:40 | Haley Zaremba

It’s been more than a year after the groundbreaking Brexit vote, in which the British public decided to leave the European Union in a controversial upset. Despite 14 months of…

Russia And U.S. Meet To Discuss Sanctions, Energy

Russia And U.S. Meet To Discuss Sanctions, Energy

Jun 27, 2018 at 13:41 | RFE/RL staff

Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak has met with his U.S. counterpart Rick Perry and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss energy issues and U.S. sanctions on Russia. "We met.…

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…

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…

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