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    Published 19 May 2018 | viewed 22,982 times

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  • Who Was Buying Iranian Oil And What Happens Next?

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  • Saudi Arabia's Needs Have Become Iran's Problems

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  • UBS: Petroyuan Will Undermine U.S. Market Dominance

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  • Higher Oil Prices Could Unleash Market Turmoil

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  • Oil Slips As U.S. Scales Back Confrontation With Russia

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 6,592 times

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  • Is Oil Demand Growth Overrated?

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 10,685 times

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  • Iran Threatens To Restart Nuclear Enrichment Program

    Published 11 April 2018 | viewed 7,783 times

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  • Is The U.S. Government Doing Enough To Protect Power Grids?

    Published 04 April 2018 | viewed 10,428 times

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  • China Takes First Step In Paying For Crude Imports In Yuan

    Published 02 April 2018 | viewed 17,128 times

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  • Alibaba, Ford Unveil China’s First Car Vending Machine

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  • The Petrodollar Isn’t Dead Yet

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    A number of pieces have to fall into place before the petrodollar moves into second place...Few geoeconomic game-changers are more spectacular than yuan-denominated future crude…

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