1. I know this doesn't have anything to do directly with oil ... or does it? Wondering what cats are going to crawl out of...
      


  2. A new little ice age has started. Is it really spring? 4th nor'easter in 3 weeks closes schools, delays flights.... A day after the...
      


  3. Great story this week from OP about how Iran skirted sanctions with help from Turkey:  https://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/International/Irans-Elaborate-Sanction-Skirting-Scheme.html The [Turkish] national company bought Iranian gas, deposited the money...
      


  4. Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of...
      


  5. Jack Gerard, the head of the main lobbying group for the oil and natural gas industry, announced he is stepping down in August.  In a...
      


  6. https://gloria.tv/text/JA2gAn2WQPnf6LpbZiduQ2AjK http://thetradforum.com/index.php?topic=477.msg6423 Pope Francis and climate change Press release June 21, 2018: Catholic Church and enviromental protection Pater Rolf Hermann Lingen, Goldbrink 2a, D - 46282 Dorsten, 49236245083, www.pater-lingen.de "It...
      


  7. The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments...
      


  8. German economy books record budget surplus of $45B in 2017. They are synonymous for export strength and industrial prowess. This result's coming in period...
      


  9. Iraq’s parliament voted to ban Kurdish engineering firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk’s oil fields, following Iraq’s recapture of the Kurdish-held oil region in October. The...
      


  10. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top U.N. official and...
      


  11. The Saudi attack on Qatar is getting more interesting ... Big banks like JPMorgan are pulling out of Qatar's latest bond issuance deal because...
      


  12. https://sana.sy/en/?p=125892 "Electricity Minister, Mohammad Zuheir Kharboutli discussed on Tuesday with Russian Deputy Energy Minister, Kirill Molodtsov means of implementing  agreements signed between Syria and Russia...


  13. This is rich, even for Saudi Arabia: Looks like they're now brining on consultants to set up an "entity" to handle all the money...
      


  14. From my favourite author on BRIC. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2018/12/31/on-new-years-day-a-right-wing-president-takes-over-a-greatly-weakened-brazil/#11d1428f157c
      


  15. Iran--or at least the spokesman of its nuclear energy agency--is apparently ready to respond in-kind if Trump decides to reimpose US sanctions on Tehran by...
      


  16. California's attorney general is suing the Trump administration for rolling back a fracking rule that he says is designed to protect public health and...
      


  17. It was going so well for Iran and now the ayatollah has gone and tried to ruined it by threatening Iran will restart its...
      


  18. Love the way the local media is presenting what they call 'phase 2' of the Saudi smash and grab of the money and assets...
      


  19. The purpose of Putin in Syria is not to fight against ISIL, but to hold on to the throne the bloodthirsty dictator Assad. Russian...
      


  20. Europe’s largest aerospace company, Airbus, is strongly committed to its British factories as long as they can be run with the same efficiency as...
      


  21. SO, Riyadh will start issuing tourist visas soon and has lots of plans for turning islands into resorts. Would you go?
      


  22. Nothing would rock markets like this for the year ... https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-19/saudi-allegiance-council-meeting-secret-consider-mbs-replacement-report But speculation is now going to come out of the woodwork from everywhere. Also heard...
      


  23. The Crimean issue was one of a kind in contemporary geopolitics. Not only another colour revolution planned, funded and coordinated by Washington but the...
      


  24. North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills...
      


  25. Things are getting ruff over there ... Due to the skyrocketing price of pork amid an ongoing shortage, rural Chinese are dusting off traditional dog...
      


  26. I'm not sure if we should be running to the underground bunker now or not. Is anyone else overly concerned about Trump meeting with...
      


  27. The world's biggest cobalt producer is a very unstable place at the moment and the situation will likely continue deteriorating just as demand for...
      


  28. 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...
      


  29. Ken Isaacs, Trump’s nominee  for running the International Organization for Migration (IOM) , came last in the race for the top U.N. migration job...


  30. Recently there have been several responses to a certain thread by some who appear to have a misunderstanding concerning the Freedom of Speech, and...