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Global Risk Insights

Global Risk Insights

Contributor since: 13 Aug 2013

Global Risk Insights

GlobalRiskInsights.com provides the web’s best political risk analysis for businesses and investors. Our contributors are some of the brightest minds in economics, politics, finance, and international affairs. Our goal is to help individuals and corporations analyze and understand the politics of doing business so that they can make better informed decisions about their economic activities in every corner of the world. Any questions, comments or enquiries can be directed to email.

Latest articles from Global Risk Insights

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  • How will Libya’s ongoing crisis affect MENA region?

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    Published 25 August 2014 | viewed 7,990 times

    In mid-July, negotiators from the so-called P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, China and the European Union) reached a mutual agreement with…

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  • Israeli Set To Become Major Exporter Of Natural Gas

    Published 30 April 2014 | viewed 19,364 times

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  • India’s Nuclear Energy Future at Risk in Elections

    Published 12 April 2014 | viewed 6,344 times

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  • The Future of Oil Exporters in Latin America

    Published 01 April 2014 | viewed 7,059 times

    The politics of oil in the two largest Latin American oil exporters—Venezuela and Mexico—have recently diverged. While Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) is now politically…

  • 5 Energy Challenges Confronting India

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  • Arctic Extraction Has Huge Potential but High Risks

    Published 10 March 2014 | viewed 6,148 times

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  • Pipeline to Turkey Intensifies Dispute Over Iraqi Oil

    Published 05 March 2014 | viewed 8,859 times

    Turkey has bought oil from the Kurdish region in northern Iraq before, but oil transfer was carried out by trucks, which kept the amount of…

  • Russia Eyes China in Bid to Expand Asian Energy Ties

    Published 03 March 2014 | viewed 5,452 times

    In June 2013, Russia’s oil giant Rosneft formalised a deal with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to supply the Chinese market with 26 billion…

  • Western Energy Companies to Re-enter Iran’s Oil and Gas Sector

    Published 13 February 2014 | viewed 8,852 times

    Iran is planning to increase its oil production by an additional 1 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2014, provided that negotiations result in the…

  • Iran’s Return Prompts Changes to Saudi Arabia Energy Strategy

    Published 10 February 2014 | viewed 11,635 times

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  • 5 Political Risks Facing Oil Markets in 2014

    Published 27 January 2014 | viewed 10,270 times

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  • Shale Boom Prompts Calls for Expanded US Oil and Gas Exports

    Published 21 January 2014 | viewed 12,834 times

    Early in January, the head of the influential energy lobby American Petroleum Institute (API) made a strong call for the US to become a global…

  • Oil Glut Threatens US Shale Revolution

    Published 17 January 2014 | viewed 24,092 times

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  • Oman and BP Finalize Gas Deal, Signaling Regional Change

    Published 04 January 2014 | viewed 10,130 times

    Oman and British oil giant BP have agreed to jointly develop a large, untapped natural gas field in Oman’s central desert region, further bolstering the…

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