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Geopolitics

Iranians Are Turning To U.S. Dollars To Offset Sanctions

Iranians Are Turning To U.S. Dollars To Offset Sanctions

Aug 29, 2018 at 16:53 | Tim Daiss

In a development that must be hard to stomach for the political elite in Tehran, many Iranians are turning to U.S. dollars to offset the impact of sanctions and a…

Iran Claims It Has Full Control Over The World’s Most Important Oil Chokepoint

Iran Claims It Has Full Control Over The World’s Most Important Oil Chokepoint

Aug 29, 2018 at 11:23 | Tsvetana Paraskova

As the first round of U.S. sanctions on Iran kicked in earlier this month and the second round of sanctions—including on Iranian oil exports—is set to snap back in early…

A Saudi-Iran Oil War Could Break Up OPEC

A Saudi-Iran Oil War Could Break Up OPEC

Aug 22, 2018 at 16:39 | Irina Slav

When OPEC and Russia shook on increasing crude oil production by a million barrels daily to stop the oil price climb that had begun getting uncomfortable for consumers from Asia…

This Vital Oil And Gas Choke Point Could Be At Risk

This Vital Oil And Gas Choke Point Could Be At Risk

Aug 21, 2018 at 15:59 | Tim Daiss

Beijing is taking to task a Pentagon report, ”Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2018” released last Thursday on China’s military activities. The annual report…

U.S., China Trade War Puts A Lid On Oil

U.S., China Trade War Puts A Lid On Oil

Aug 17, 2018 at 16:47 | Nick Cunningham

The oil market has suddenly gone south in recent weeks, with cracks in the global economy starting to drag down oil. The U.S.-China trade war is one of the drivers…

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

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

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…

LNG: China’s Biggest Weapon In The Trade War

LNG: China’s Biggest Weapon In The Trade War

Aug 15, 2018 at 13:19 | Vanand Meliksetian

President Donald Trump’s first year in office must have been a pleasant surprise for Chinese President Xi Jinping. A successful state visit in Beijing and an apparent personal chemistry between…

Is This The Most Important Geopolitical Deal Of 2018?

Is This The Most Important Geopolitical Deal Of 2018?

Aug 13, 2018 at 10:47 | Olgu Okumus

The two-decade-long dispute on the statute of the Caspian Sea, the world largest water reserve, came to an end last Sunday when five littoral states (Russia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and…

Who Profits From Iran’s Oil Major Exodus?

Who Profits From Iran’s Oil Major Exodus?

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…

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