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Oil Climbs On Major Crude Draw

Saudi Arabia Is Bullying OPEC Members Into Compliance

Saudi Arabia Is Bullying OPEC Members Into Compliance

Saudi Arabia has threatened OPEC…

Can India Really Shut Down Oil Supply To China?

Can India Really Shut Down Oil Supply To China?

As tensions continue to escalate…

Geopolitics / International

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?

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

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

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

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…

Nord Stream 2's Confusing Endgame

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:26 | Vanand Meliksetian

The summer of 2018 will go into history as the moment when a US president fundamentally and decisively changed the international world order which its predecessors worked hard on during…

Iraq Orders Internet Blackout To Quell Protests

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:22 | Safehaven.com

As southern Iraq reels from snowballing protests that threaten oil facilities at a critical political weak point, the outgoing prime minister is taking dangerous measures to stop them, including…

OPEC To Rule Oil Markets Till Peak Demand

Jul 17, 2018 at 12:39 | Tsvetana Paraskova

OPEC will continue to play a key role in oil supply and prices in the global oil market through 2040, despite the relentless oil production in the Permian and expectations…

Domestic Unrest Threatens OPEC’s No.2

Jul 16, 2018 at 14:16 | Cyril Widdershoven

Iraq’s future is again tottering with protests erupting of the country. Baghdad is being confronted by internal unrest, as economic and social problems have spilled over into the political arena.…

Will Bulgaria Become Europe’s Next Gas Hub?

Jul 13, 2018 at 13:01 | The Jamestown Foundation

German support for Russia’s plans to double the capacity of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea has, in turn, encouraged Bulgaria’s aspirations to develop a regional…

More Western Energy Companies Leave Iran

Jul 09, 2018 at 13:18 | Tim Daiss

Iran is still trying to get EU help as more western companies exit the country ahead of renewed sanctions imposed by the U.S. In more bad news for the Islamic…

How Bad Is Iran’s Oil Situation?

Jul 06, 2018 at 14:38 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. government has continued its attempts to shut down Iran’s oil exports, and in recent days Iranian officials responded by threatening to block the Strait of Hormuz. Such an…

Russia Joins The Global Trade War

Jul 06, 2018 at 14:23 | ZeroHedge

Whether this is a coordinated response is unclear - and certainly on a much smaller scale - but Bloomberg reports that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree this morning imposing higher…

Iran Looks To Barter Oil As U.S. Sanctions Bite

Jul 05, 2018 at 16:03 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Faced with the return of U.S. sanctions, Iran is studying a revival of a plan to barter crude oil for goods, possibly resuming the scheme that it used to try…

Oil Rallies On Libyan Oil Crisis

Jun 29, 2018 at 17:03 | Nick Cunningham

The oil supply disruption in Libya could last a little longer than previously thought, threatening to tighten global supplies at a time when a supply deficit was already starting to…

The Most Important Geopolitical Meeting This Year

Jun 29, 2018 at 17:03 | Vanand Meliksetian

Relations between the United States and Russia have deteriorated dramatically over the years due to Moscow’s intervention in neighbouring Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea. This change in foreign policy…

The OPEC Agreement Puts A Floor Under Oil Prices

Jun 22, 2018 at 17:08 | Serge Mazodila

Since its December 2016 oil production-cut deal came into effect, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has seen crude oil prices more than double, following the market rebound from…

The New OPEC Deal: Paper Barrels Won’t Materialize

Jun 22, 2018 at 14:35 | Cyril Widdershoven

After a hectic week of unofficial meetings between OPEC members in Vienna, largely in and around the Hofburg, the former residency of the Austrian Emperor Franz Jozef and his wife…

Can Saudi Arabia Prevent The Next Oil Shock?

Jun 11, 2018 at 17:53 | Cyril Widdershoven

The ongoing speculation online about the future of cooperation between Russia and OPEC seems to be a little one-sided. The main point of discussion up until now has been the…

Global Energy Advisory June 8th 2018

Jun 08, 2018 at 16:24 | Editorial Dept

President Trump has reportedly asked OPEC and Russia to increase crude oil production by 1 million barrels per day as prices at the pump in the United States have climbed…

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