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US-Turkish Relations Come To A Head, But Is A Break Inevitable?

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Aug 16, 2018 at 12:50 | Gregory R. Copley

Turkish Pres. Reçep Tayyip Erdogan believes the U.S. will stop short of forcing Turkey out of NATO, destroying its currency, and pushing it into an alliance with Russia and the…

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Aug 10, 2018 at 16:42 | Viktor Katona

Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal and slap sanctions on Teheran is the most significant energy development of 2018. The first round of Iran sanctions, in place…

Is Venezuelan Oil Production Falling Even Faster Than Expected?

Is Venezuelan Oil Production Falling Even Faster Than Expected?

Aug 10, 2018 at 16:41 | Nick Cunningham

The bad news from Venezuela continues. In July, Venezuela’s oil production came in lower than PDVSA had targeted, according to Argus Media. While PDVSA had hoped that it, along…

IEA: U.S. Sanctions On Iran Could Create Major Challenge For Oil Supply

IEA: U.S. Sanctions On Iran Could Create Major Challenge For Oil Supply

Aug 10, 2018 at 16:10 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The current easing of the short-term concerns about oil supply could only be temporary, because the return of the U.S. sanctions on Iran—possibly coupled with production problems elsewhere—could make maintaining…

Canada Frees Itself From Saudi Oil Imports

Canada Frees Itself From Saudi Oil Imports

Aug 08, 2018 at 12:46 | Tim Daiss

The ongoing political row between Canada and Saudi Arabia over Ottawa’s demand that the kingdom release detained women’s rights activists in the country is picking up momentum. Earlier this week,…

The Next Big Energy Standoff Will Happen Here

The Next Big Energy Standoff Will Happen Here

Aug 03, 2018 at 17:02 | Tim Daiss

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have agreed on a so-called single  working text to continue negotiations for a Code of Conduct (COC) in the disputed…

Are Oil Markets Underestimating Iran’s Threats?

Are Oil Markets Underestimating Iran’s Threats?

Jul 25, 2018 at 15:43 | Nick Cunningham

Iranian officials have suggested that they could shut the Strait of Hormuz if the U.S. moved to completely disrupt Iranian oil exports, a dire scenario that would present a supply…

The Most Important Waterway In The Oil World

The Most Important Waterway In The Oil World

Jul 25, 2018 at 13:52 | Gregory Brew

Tensions between the United States and Iran continue to rise, with U.S. President Donald S. Trump issuing a threatening tweet against Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani amidst preparations to re-impose…

India And China Could Mitigate Damage For Iran

India And China Could Mitigate Damage For Iran

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:31 | Nick Cunningham

How much oil from Iran will be disrupted because of U.S. sanctions? American officials have gone back and forth on this, but many of the people who decide how much…

Saudis To Invest $10B In South Africa’s Energy Sector

Saudis To Invest $10B In South Africa’s Energy Sector

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:27 | Julianne Geiger

Saudi Arabia has pledged to chip in $10 billion in funds to South Africa’s ailing power sector, according to a South African government spokesperson cited by CNBC. The funds…

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