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Geopolitics / International

Kingdom Of Fear: Saudi Arabia On Lockdown

Kingdom Of Fear: Saudi Arabia On Lockdown

Nov 09, 2017 at 16:11 | Irina Slav

Events in Saudi Arabia are unfolding at a blinding pace, with a radical shift taking place within the upper echelons of government. Last weekend, King Salman announced the set-up of…

Russia Unfazed By U.S. Oil Sanctions

Russia Unfazed By U.S. Oil Sanctions

Nov 09, 2017 at 13:34 | Viktor Katona

Western energy sanctions vis-à-vis Russia have become a steady phenomenon of the global oil and gas market. Most Russian oil companies don’t expect sanctions to be scrapped anytime soon—an assessment…

Saudi Corruption Crackdown Topples Oil Kingpins

Saudi Corruption Crackdown Topples Oil Kingpins

Nov 08, 2017 at 16:37 | Cyril Widdershoven

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s unexpected crackdown has shattered the tranquility of the kingdom. After Saturday’s news emerged that a long list of high-profile Saudi royals, military leaders and…

Oil Tycoons Make Billions In Saudi Purge

Oil Tycoons Make Billions In Saudi Purge

Nov 08, 2017 at 13:53 | Zainab Calcuttawala

Oil tycoons are applauding Saudi Arabia’s recent anti-corruption raid, which has boosted the net worth of the world’s 21 largest oil tycoons by $1.4 billion, according to Bloomberg. The…

Is A Venezuelan Default Inevitable?

Is A Venezuelan Default Inevitable?

Nov 06, 2017 at 17:03 | Irina Slav

Bondholders, creditors, and any company with operations in Venezuela are all agog for news from Caracas after President Nicolas Maduro announced Venezuela will look to restructure its US$89 billion worth…

Saudi Crackdown Was A “Classic Head Fake” For Oil Prices

Saudi Crackdown Was A “Classic Head Fake” For Oil Prices

Nov 06, 2017 at 12:47 | ZeroHedge

Overnight, following the recent Saudi turmoil, prices in the crude complex jumped to the highest levels in over two years, amid speculation that Saudi Arabia is more likely to back…

The Geopolitical Implications Of Renewable Energy

The Geopolitical Implications Of Renewable Energy

Nov 03, 2017 at 17:05 | Todd Royal

An October report from BlackRock (BLK)—the world’s largest publicly traded investment management firm—wisely states, “markets are calm but geopolitics are anything but.” Wind and solar energy—two leading renewable energy options—could…

Russia Aims To Dominate Middle East Energy

Russia Aims To Dominate Middle East Energy

Nov 02, 2017 at 12:20 | Dave Forest

I’ve been writing a lot lately about Russian energy firms expanding worldwide. With Rosneft having been particularly active — striking critical deals in spots like India and Egypt the last few months.…

New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Russian Oil Projects

New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Russian Oil Projects

Nov 01, 2017 at 14:05 | Zainab Calcuttawala

Washington’s newest round of sanctions against Moscow’s oil and gas industry targets Russia’s upcoming projects worldwide, according to drafts of the measures introduced at the United Nations by the…

Trump’s China Trip To Reap Billions In Energy Deals

Trump’s China Trip To Reap Billions In Energy Deals

Nov 01, 2017 at 13:00 | Tsvetana Paraskova

U.S. President Donald Trump will visit China November 8-10 for a series of bilateral and commercial events, including a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. On that trip, President…

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