Geopolitics

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  1. Set a thief to catch a thief, after all, right? Interesting to watch how this develops. Only Criminals Can Clean Up Argentina’s Corruption
      


  2. You heard it here first, folks: the USA and Canada have - finally - made their new trade deal, signed two hours before that...
      


  3. So, have the Kurds definitively lost Kirkuk to the Iraqis? I've read now that Iraq wants to build a new pipeline to transport oil...


  4. Interestingly two important geopolitical events are taking almost simultaneously in Asia, the region with the highest demand for oil and products, which are the...
      


  5. After so many stories of NIger Delta militant groups shutting down wells and blowing up pipelines, the public gets a bit numb to more...


  6. This is classic Prince--and I don't mean the singer formerly known as; rather, the company formerly known as .. Blackwater. Prince is apparently trying...


  7. https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Iran-Moves-Closer-To-Achieving-Gasoline-Independence.html Iran able to perform refinery maintenance now and is moving to decrease gasoline imports--a huge deal for them. Where do they import it from...
      


  8. Wolf Blitzer angry with Senator. Wolf acting out of his form. https://www.infowars.com/rabid-wolf-blitzer-flips-out-on-rand-paul-for-standing-with-trump-questioning-u-s-intel/ Swap creatures in their habitat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiUWtQCndNQ
      


  9. In command economies with 5-year plans, this is not a good sign. More power for Xi? Or, liberalization and reform?  What're your thoughts?  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-09/rare-schedule-changes-suggest-major-china-policy-meeting-is-near?utm_source=google&utm_medium=bd&cmpId=google
      


  10. Russia has now officially started up its massive $27-billion Arctic LNG project. Production started today, and first exports should be by week's end. Novatek...
      


  11. Taking a quick break from my usual oil & gas blatherings, to point out a bit of what has been going on here in...
      


  12. Economy Minister Peter Altmeier just gave a very simple lesson in defending national interest to at least half of the European Union: “They are looking...
      


  13. Why European Islam’s current problems might reflect a 100-year-old mistake A fascinating take on Europe's Islam problem as the author calls it and some insight...
      


  14. "Mexico’s leftist presidential front-runner, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, may allow more oil and gas fields to be auctioned off if elected on July 1,...
      


  15. Even if now for this weekend global investors and analysts of oil and gas markets are watching closely presidential elections in Venezuela and its...
      


  16. "East Timor, one of the world's poorest countries, could still be an economic success story despite reports its main oil and gas fields will...
      


  17. It totally stops, apparently. 


  18. It would be interesting to debate the demerits of the great hoax of our day, Climate Alarmism.  CO2 can only raise global temperatures by...
      


  19. Brexiters hit back at Tusk for commenting that they deserve a special place in Hell for Brexit happening without a deal. Welsh first minister...


  20. The complete article is here-> https://www.daily-times.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/06/24/fine-oil-before-and-after-november-election/699460002/ "The Trump Administration is moving towards less royalty rates on Federal land leases, less Bureau of Land Management discretion...
      


  21. The five nations sharing the Caspian Sea have stuck a historical deal on how to share its riches. Now they can really get to...
      


  22. I very much agree with these 2 key proposed reforms for Malaysia's oil & gas industry.  (I'm a U.S. expat and also a Permanent Resident...
      


  23. The USATODAY article in the Farmington Daily Times is here-> https://www.daily-times.com/story/money/industries/oil-gas/2018/05/27/if-free-traders-saddle-up-higher-oil-prices-and-opec-run-cover/615999002/ Among some speakers at the 2018 Four Corners Oil and Gas Conference last month in Farmington...
      


  24. Some economic experts who specialize in China think that their economy is failing. Their leadership has been tightening restrictions on communications and behaviors. Some...
      


  25. Who's getting all of Iran's crude? According to Iranian figures, Asia is getting 60% and Europe is getting 40%. China was the biggest buyer, taking...
      


  26. China and the Philippines are close to striking a historic agreement that would help China advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea....
      


  27. "An assessment by the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, has found that the Russian military was almost certainly responsible for the ‘NotPetya’...
      


  28. How the Pentagon Countered China’s Designs on Greenland
      


  29. Here's an interesting run down of geopolitical risks for global oil markets just posted by Platts Oil: Iran, Venezuela, Syria... https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/london/factbox-geopolitical-energy-risks-become-more-10397376?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=oil&utm_content=photo&utm_campaign=news&hootpostid=8d1e96b9164fbc834c18489f9fdf7ea7
      


  30. Saudis will be keeping a very wary eye on protests in Bahrain to mark the 7th anniversary of the uprising (Arab Spring). While Bahrain...