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Are Oil Markets Becoming Immune To Geopolitical Risk?

Are Oil Markets Becoming Immune To Geopolitical Risk?

The geopolitical risk premium in…

Renewed Sanctions On Iran Could Disrupt Oil Exports

Renewed Sanctions On Iran Could Disrupt Oil Exports

U.S. President Trump is expected…

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Are Oil Markets Becoming Immune To Geopolitical Risk?

Are Oil Markets Becoming Immune To Geopolitical Risk?

Oct 20, 2017 at 10:14 | Gregory Brew

After lying dormant for a few months, the risk premium in oil is back. That, at least, is what many analysts have begun declaring in the wake…

Half A Million Bpd At Risk From Geopolitical Firestorm

Half A Million Bpd At Risk From Geopolitical Firestorm

Oct 17, 2017 at 16:41 | Nick Cunningham

It’s been a long time since geopolitical developments caused major movements in the oil price, but the escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran, combined with the sudden military clashes…

Oil Markets Fear Iraqi Escalation

Oil Markets Fear Iraqi Escalation

Oct 16, 2017 at 17:03 | Cyril Widdershoven

The expected military operation of Iraqi forces against the Kurdish peshmergas in Kirkuk has begun. Sources indicate that the Iraqi military, supported by Shia militias and Iranian forces, are battling…

New Iran Sanctions Could Send Oil Prices Higher

New Iran Sanctions Could Send Oil Prices Higher

Oct 11, 2017 at 17:00 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Oil prices are bound to remain low over the next couple of years, but two potential events could send them either higher than today’s levels or sinking into the $30s—new…

Is Iraq On The Brink Of Civil War?

Is Iraq On The Brink Of Civil War?

Oct 11, 2017 at 15:49 | Tsvetana Paraskova

For much of the past month, the Kurdistan referendum on independence and its possible implications for the region have dominated news headlines from the Middle East. The fate of Kurdistan-controlled…

Saudis Lose Market Share To OPEC Rivals

Saudis Lose Market Share To OPEC Rivals

Oct 10, 2017 at 09:47 | Irina Slav

Iraq and Iran increased their crude oil shipments abroad last month, taking advantage of lower Saudi exports to key destinations to expand their international market share. Data from Bloomberg…

Oil Giants At Odds As Saudi, Russian Ties Improve

Oil Giants At Odds As Saudi, Russian Ties Improve

Oct 09, 2017 at 16:02 | Nicholas Trickett

Oil Royalties Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visited Moscow last Wednesday, the first such visit by a Saudi monarch since the Soviet Union collapsed. Two topics dominated…

Renewed Sanctions On Iran Could Disrupt Oil Exports

Renewed Sanctions On Iran Could Disrupt Oil Exports

Oct 09, 2017 at 12:22 | ZeroHedge

President Trump is poised to announce over the coming days, that the landmark Iran nuclear agreement is no longer in the national interest of the United States. While the so-called…

Higher Oil Prices Could Threaten Saudi Vision 2030

Higher Oil Prices Could Threaten Saudi Vision 2030

Oct 06, 2017 at 16:31 | Irina Slav

Saudi’s headlines keep rolling in. Saudi Arabia is deepening its ties with Russia, with billions of investments planned for the future. Saudi Arabia is going to allow women to drive.…

Rosneft Looks To Expand Its South American Portfolio

Rosneft Looks To Expand Its South American Portfolio

Oct 06, 2017 at 16:23 | The Jamestown Foundation

Despite the multiplicity of major and urgent international crises around the globe, Russia still finds time to invest its political resources in Venezuela’s long-running collapse. Indeed, Russian President Vladimir Putin…

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