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Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

Iranian Crisis Could Send Oil To $100

Despite several warnings from analysts…

Geopolitics / International

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…

Is This The Geopolitical Shift Of The Century?

Is This The Geopolitical Shift Of The Century?

Oct 06, 2017 at 16:21 | Cyril Widdershoven

The geopolitical reality in the Middle East is changing dramatically. The impact of the Arab Spring, the retraction of the U.S. military, and diminishing economic influence on the Arab world—as…

Venezuela And Russia Team Up To Tackle The Petrodollar

Venezuela And Russia Team Up To Tackle The Petrodollar

Oct 05, 2017 at 16:31 | ZeroHedge

Three weeks after the U.S. imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to cripple its economy and choke the Maduro regime, which in turn prompted Caracas to announce it would…

Why Russia Is Playing All Sides In The Middle East

Why Russia Is Playing All Sides In The Middle East

Oct 05, 2017 at 13:56 | ZeroHedge

With the Trump administration lately focused mostly on domestic policy - even as Mueller's ongoing Russian probe continues to hang over Trump's head – U.S. power and influence in the…

Iran, Iraq, And Turkey Unite To Block Kurdish Oil Exports

Iran, Iraq, And Turkey Unite To Block Kurdish Oil Exports

Oct 05, 2017 at 13:45 | Zainab Calcuttawala

Iraq, Iran, and Turkey are taking a unified stance against Kurdistan’s oil sector after the region elected to seek independence from Baghdad in a referendum in September, according to a…

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