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Saudi Arabia Is Bullying OPEC Members Into Compliance

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War In The Middle East Is China’s Worst Nightmare

Sep 17, 2019 at 12:13 | Irina Slav

When President Donald Trump on Sunday said the United States was “locked and loaded” to respond to the drone attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure, many smelled war. Even though…

Is A Full-Blown War In The Persian Gulf Inevitable?

Sep 16, 2019 at 12:02 | Cyril Widdershoven

Iran has been able to counter U.S. President Trump’s maximum pressure strategy by taking the challenge to the next level. With a big bang, the global oil market has been…

$100 Oil? Drone Strikes Halt Half Of Saudi Crude Production

Sep 14, 2019 at 11:28 | Michael Kern

Half of Saudi Arabia's oil production has gone offline following a surprise drone strike. Drones attacked Abqaiq facility in Saudi Arabia and the Khurais oil field run by Saudi Aramco…

Trump’s Softer Line On Iran Could Tank Oil Prices

Sep 11, 2019 at 17:21 | Nick Cunningham

Trump is mulling easing sanctions on Iran as a way to increase the odds of a face-to-face meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Oil prices briefly fell on Tuesday…

The Challengers To China’s Rare Earth Monopoly

Sep 11, 2019 at 13:37 | Irina Slav

Dominance is not a word that the Pentagon and the White House like to hear when it’s not preceded by “U.S.” Right now, amid a trade war with Beijing, it…

Is The Hottest Conflict In The Middle East Coming To An End?

Sep 06, 2019 at 16:55 | Gregory R. Copley

The war in Yemen has now proven to be a key trigger for the reduction of the US’ 70-year strategic dominance of the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. This is…

Report: Iranian Tanker Offloads Oil At Syrian Port

Sep 06, 2019 at 10:59 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The now notorious Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 has offloaded its crude oil cargo to a port in Syria, Middle East Eye reported on Friday, quoting two sources.…

U.S. Intensifies Pressure Against Iran, Targets Oil Tanker Network

Sep 05, 2019 at 09:00 | Irina Slav

The United States stepped up its pressure on Iran by announcing yet more sanctions plus a US$15-million plan aimed at disrupting the operations of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.…

The Saudi Pivot To The East Is Real

Aug 30, 2019 at 17:24 | Cyril Widdershoven

After a short lull in the media frenzy about the Aramco IPO, touted to be the largest listing ever on a stock exchange, steps are being taken to actually realize…

Iran Jumps Into Crucial KRG-Iraq Oil Negotiations

Aug 30, 2019 at 17:20 | Simon Watkins

Iran has entered the ongoing negotiations over the on-off budget disbursements-for-oil deal between the Federal Government of Iraq (FGI) in Baghdad and the government of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan…

Superpowers Are Vying For Power In This New Oil & Gas Frontier

Aug 29, 2019 at 13:21 | Vanand Meliksetian

The Eastern Mediterranean has become a hotbed for tensions between regional and great powers due to the discovery of major energy deposits. The littoral states could potentially earn billions in…

Iran Offers EU Two Options To Keep Nuclear Deal In Place

Aug 29, 2019 at 12:35 | Irina Slav

Iran has offered the European Union two options to keep the nuclear deal alive as the EU keeps failing to find a way to support the Iranian economy amid U.S.…

The CIA’s Dark Prince Doesn’t Want War With Iran

Aug 28, 2019 at 17:21 | Simon Watkins

Two comments last week highlight the dangerous security impasse in which Iran and the U.S. find themselves. The first was from Iran’s spiritual leader, the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, that…

Israel, Saudi Arabia To Preempt Dialogue Between Trump & Iran

Aug 28, 2019 at 13:38 | ZeroHedge

President Trump has made it less and less a secret that he is pushing for new talks with Iran to "negotiate a better deal" after previously pulling out of the…

Lebanon’s High Risk Offshore Oil & Gas Boom

Aug 23, 2019 at 13:41 | Cyril Widdershoven

The least known offshore oil and gas frontier in the East-Mediterranean, Lebanon is preparing itself for a possible entrance into the producer’s league. At the end of 2019,…

U.S. In Secret Talks With Maduro’s Socialist Party Leader

Aug 19, 2019 at 11:55 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The United States has started secret preliminary talks via intermediaries with Diosdado Cabello, the leader of Venezuela’s Socialist party and the man considered the most powerful in the…

Houthi Drone Attack Sets Saudi Oil Field On Fire

Aug 19, 2019 at 09:17 | Irina Slav

A drone attack by the Yemeni Houthis caused fire at an oil and gas field in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s Energy Minister said as quoted by the Saudi Press…

US Threatens Sanctions On Anyone Dealing with Iran’s Oil Tanker

Aug 16, 2019 at 10:41 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The United States threatened to slap sanctions on any ports or banks or virtually anyone trying to make deals with Iranian oil tanker Grace 1—the ship that was released…

China’s Ultimate Play For Global Oil Market Control

Aug 15, 2019 at 17:25 | Yossef Bodansky

All attention is focused on the twists-and-turns of the very noisy US-Iran dispute in the Persian Gulf, but all the while the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is rapidly and…

How Trinidad & Tobago Is Benefitting From The Venezuelan Crisis

Aug 09, 2019 at 13:15 | Oxford Business Group

In June the UN estimated that 4m people had fled Venezuela as a result of the crisis. Of these, some 40,000 have arrived in T&T. Although this is far lower…

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