1. It happens, on average, more than five times a day in Rio de Janeiro: Police open fire and someone dies. Brazilian human rights and...
      


  2. Chinese authorities are investigating the boss of CEFC, the energy company, for alleged economic crimes. As far as I understand, this has added fuel...
      


  3. Canada has this bizarre extra-tax system to enable the Federal Govt to hand out so-called "equalization payments."  The whole idea originally was to give...
      


  4. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told House Democrats that Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former adviser, was behind much of the company’s early focus...
      


  5. Next Sunday will be Venezuela's presidential and legislative councils elections which will be crucial to world oil markets. Lets see the outcome of this...


  6. IMF has just released a very upbeat World Economic Outlook but has warned recession can hit sooner than many expect.  "The next recession may be closer...
      


  7. It's been a while since I've been on the forum, but nice to be back and see so many new .... faces. So here...
      


  8. U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as...
      


  9. (Reuters) - China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct. 1 with flowers, speeches, performances and a massive military parade...
      


  10. https://tsarizm.com/opinion/2018/12/18/too-many-vested-interests-against-peace-with-russia/
      


  11. South Korea apparently seized a ship illegally transferring oil to North Korea, and it was a Hong Kong-registered ship ... 
      


  12. A new peer reviewed study by Danish academics has found that ethnic diversity has a negative impact on communities because it erodes trust.  It turns...
      


  13. Once again Maduro plays sticks and carrots with the U.S. now ordering Todd Robinson, charge d'affaire in US embassy in Caracas to leave the...


  14. Fuel theft is losing Mexico's state-run oil firm Pemex more than $1.6 billion a year! Fuel thieves, known as huachicoleros, drilled 2,274 illegal taps in...
      


  15. Fascinating reports coming out of Iran and US over both sides naval ambitions in the Gulf--one of the most important oil routes. Now we...
      


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


  17. I really don't think the on-and-off fears of Libyan oil production further upsetting the oil supply glut are founded in any way. There's no...
      


  18. "Colombia will be the first "global partner" of NATO in Latin America, beginning next week, President Santos announced Friday." Venezuela not happy. But what does...


  19. https://www.wsj.com/articles/rising-oil-prices-are-bad-news-for-saudi-arabia-1537915829 Who would have thought?
      


  20. Very interested to see how the likely Iraq election win by Shi'ite Al-Sadr pans our for all the external players on this field, and...
      


  21. 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...
      


  22. Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa said on Monday that Bahrain has signed an agreement to purchase its first U.S. Patriot missile battery....
      


  23. A Saudi oil tanker was targeted by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Tuesday afternoon local time off Yemen’s port of Hodeidah, sustaining minor damages...
      


  24. Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country’s defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the...
      


  25. Opening a co-operation in this field raises the question of the economic reactions coming from Iran to India. Iran and India have worked hard...
      


  26. Deutsche Bank's head office and other locations in Frankfurt were raided by 170 police officers and tax investigators on Thursday as part of a...
      


  27. South Sudan now says it's aiming to produce 350,000 barrels per day and is toying with joining OPEC.  It's only producing 135,000 bpd right...
      


  28. The Philippines is looking to seal a pact with China within a few months to jointly explore for oil and gas in a part...
      


  29. China didn't export any oil products to North Korea in November, customs data say. And all this time Washington has been insisting they do...
      


  30. "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...