1. Bloomberg is quoting Vitol as saying that no one will be able to get around the US sanctions on Iran, but I'm not entirely...
      


  2. Nick Cunningham's article on Oilprice, "Did Trump’s ‘Plan B’ For Iran Just Fail?", suggests that Trump was trying to build a coalition.  I posit...


  3. Utica and Marcellus shale has been the "nOPEC" destroyer going on a decade now. Also to understand oil pricing one must understand how the...


  4. So, this is a new twist I wasn't aware of earlier. The Yemeni island of Socotra has now been sucked into the war, but...
      


  5. The US ambassador to Yemen has accused the Iranian backed Houthis of failing to uphold what was agreed to in talks held in Sweden...
      


  6. The former president is the latest to get swept into the Car Wash investigations. I'm beginning to wonder if anyone will be left standing...
      


  7. At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded In Military Parade Attack In Iran Can the Middle Eastern hell get any more horrible? Sure it can.
      


  8. (ZeroHedge)  -  After Trump's Sunday "Locked and Loaded" comment in response to the early Saturday precision strikes on Saudi Aramco facilities from an as...
      


  9. 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...
      


  10. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.
      


  11. Barter is the name of the game. The EU has set up a special-purpose vehicle to do trade with Iran without using dollars. So...
      


  12. NASA has released a 113 slide PowerPoint presentation.  To the U.S. Military and Intelligence agencies. Hope you read it, some of these ideas are... mindboggling.  
      


  13. This is an article, by a journalist.  Note - I added the second half of the title as I find geopolitics funny and interesting and anything but boring,...
      


  14. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-arabstates/chinas-xi-pledges-20-billion-in-loans-to-revive-middle-east-idUSKBN1K0072. And the contest for the conquering of Middle East just got much more interesting. Enter China.. 
      


  15. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2019/02/25/trump-eyes-nobel-peace-prize-with-north-korea-policy.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/north-korea-summit-trump.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-should-get-the-nobel-peace-prize-for-north-korea-talks-says-souths-moon/2018/04/30/9f89798c-4c6d-11e8-b966-bfb0da2dad62_story.html?utm_term=.89afbeb5c18b  


  16. Look What I found Conservatives on an "NBC" affiliated Website.  Think!   https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/trump-s-withdrawal-iran-nuclear-deal-has-been-vindicated-ncna1003091
      


  17. I’m trying to make sense of this KSA situation as I find it hard to believe (but not completely implausible) that people could be so sloppy....
      


  18. Interesting article on conspiracy theories, I thought. I'm sure some of you will appreciate some of the references.
      


  19. This week's top global oil and gas news intersected with political risks worldwide: 1.) President Donald Trump announced U.S. decission to reimpose sanctions on...
      


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


  21. $4 trillion climate plan that aims to tax carbon, return funds to American people   Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney became the latest 2020 candidate to...
      


  22. Nigeria's incumbent president has won a second term. Good news for the industry because the runner-up had some eccentric ideas about the oil industry that...
      


  23. The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate offered legislation on Tuesday urging the United States to keep troops in Syria and Afghanistan, as President...
      


  24. If you’re in the mood for some depressing amusement, just type the words “Kremlin talking point” without quotation marks into Twitter’s search engine and...
      


  25. Just an article. Chill out everyone.    La la la la la .... ''have the courage to be open to change.'' VATICAN CITY (Reuters)  -  Pope...
      


  26. 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...
      


  27. I think one of the most pressing geopolitical issues we should be considering right now is whether the Saudis will really try to go...
      


  28. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2173479/singapore-leader-lee-hsien-loong-warns-region-may-have-choose That didn't take long.
      


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


  30. 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...