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Daniel J. Graeber

Daniel Graeber is a writer and political analyst based in Michigan. His work on matters related to the geopolitical aspects of the global energy sector, as well as Iraq and broader Middle East developments, has been featured extensively with United Press International (UPI) as well as foreign media outlets. His academic contributions include an assessment of the U.S. doctrine of containment. He also teaches media literacy courses at Grand Valley State University.

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    Published 19 December 2013 | viewed 14,730 times

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  • Mexico Readies to Join North American Oil Boom

    Published 13 December 2013 | viewed 24,495 times

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  • Algae's Momentum Gaining but it's no Oil Revolution

    Published 11 December 2013 | viewed 13,416 times

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  • What China's Energy Trajectory Says about Climate Change

    Published 10 December 2013 | viewed 16,793 times

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    Published 06 December 2013 | viewed 15,490 times

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  • Ukraine's Energy Sector Retreats Behind Iron Curtain

    Published 04 December 2013 | viewed 12,468 times

    Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz said it agreed with Russian gas giant Gazprom to defer payments for winter gas supplies until early 2014. With Ukraine embroiled…

  • No Need for More Iranian Oil, U.S. Says

    Published 03 December 2013 | viewed 6,956 times

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  • Will Rail Become the Next Target of Oil Protests?

    Published 28 November 2013 | viewed 7,903 times

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    Published 27 November 2013 | viewed 20,673 times

    The government in Ivory Coast said it was ready to resolve maritime border disputes with Ghana, a move that could open the door to a…

  • Despite Climate Fears, World Economy Runs on Fossil Fuels

    Published 26 November 2013 | viewed 20,186 times

    Statoil Chief Executive Officer Helge Lund said those advocating for a future without fossils fuels are pining for a future economic era that may never…

  • Political Posturing Hurts U.S. Energy Future

    Published 22 November 2013 | viewed 3,896 times

    A vote by the U.S. Senate to change rules on filibusters is an indication of how the partisan divide in Washington may inhibit an energy…

  • Lower Fuel Prices not Enough for U.S. Travelers

    Published 20 November 2013 | viewed 13,451 times

    Some retail service stations in the United States have already posted prices below the elusive $3 mark this year and prices could dip even further…

  • How Effective are Anti-Oil Protests?

    Published 19 November 2013 | viewed 6,949 times

    A Russian court granted bail Monday to two of the 30 people arrested when activists with Greenpeace tried to climb the Arctic-class ice-resistant Prirazlomnaya oil…

  • What Happens after the U.S. Oil Boom Goes Bust?

    Published 16 November 2013 | viewed 32,542 times

    The Bakken crude oil formation spread out over North Dakota and Montana should give up more than 1 million barrels of oil per day next…

  • Does Iran's Energy Future Hinge on Nuclear Talks?

    Published 13 November 2013 | viewed 7,340 times

    U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said this week tightening sanctions on Iran "would be a mistake." Iran since President Hassan Rouhani's inauguration this year…

  • Libya's Oil May be its Downfall

    Published 11 November 2013 | viewed 6,567 times

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    Published 08 November 2013 | viewed 25,447 times

    A report last week from Amnesty International said energy companies operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region weren't entirely up front about what's causing the…

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