1. The Oil Crescent has apparently passed into the hands of the eastern government, which is interesting, given that two years ago the LNA was happy...
      


  2. https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1335248 The settlement this week between TSMC and GlobalFoundries appears to be a David vs. Goliath victory with the smaller US foundry gaining access to...
      


  3. After taking a quick look at the EV and hybrid vehicle numbers available on the internet (you can check for your own edification if...
      


  4. https://medium.com/@globaloilrisks/political-risks-arise-in-venezuela-after-maduro-reelection-4aec40186202 Feel free to read my recent post on Maduro reelection in Medium. 
      


  5. Economic growth in the eurozone cooled in the first quarter to the weakest pace since mid-2016, according to figures released on Thursday that confirm...
      


  6. As we wait for the NDA to pick a target, there's a new gang in town, calling themselves Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators and threatening to...
      


  7. I see the reforms are going well. Egyptian man was arrested because a colleague fed him some bread. In the office. She's almost completely covered...
      


  8. The list will be made public Monday but a source has spilled: it includes India, South Korea, and japan. Negotiations with China still ongoing....
      


  9. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/27/trump-warns-brexit-agreement-could-threaten-future-us-uk-trade-deal.html


  10. A company run by former Israeli spies reportedly tried to influence a local US election — and courted Trump's campaign For the life of me...
      


  11. A must-read: the culmination of an AP investigation, the most interesting part being the run-up to the Saudi-led blockade on Qatar (for those of...
      


  12. The Remain coalition in the U.K. parliament have become vandals. They would destroy everything about their government, traditions and what they know to be true...
      


  13. According by egypt's newspaper, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” along with Iran...
      


  14. Yay! https://www.rt.com/news/470667-iranian-tanker-explosion-jeddah/


  15. Turkey, the perpetual suitor for EU membership, is undergoing what was a slow-motion deterioration, and is now rapidly escalating into a full-blown economic and...
      


  16. (Reuters)  -  Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose sweeping anti-corruption plan has powered her ascendant presidential campaign, stepped up her offensive on Friday, vowing to...
      


  17. USS Boxer shoots down Iranian Drone in the Straights of Hormuz. Sorry for starting a new thread the last thread on this topic got well...
      


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


  19. Okay, over the past few days Trump has been vilified for supposedly throwing ‘the Kurds’ to the Turkish wolf by pulling out roughly 1000...
      


  20. What influence on the world oil market can have the rise of the extreme right-wing policy in Brazil?


  21. More sanctions coming to Russia if the "bill from hell"* gets signed but, apparently, the effect on Russia's oil industry will be more modest...
      


  22. This pic has gone viral. It should be here as well. Also, the media coverage is simply brilliant: "When the world leaders convened around a bonfire...
      


  23. 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...
      


  24. Trump and AOC can actually help each other. Trump wants a trade deal with China that is a level playing field for the US...
      


  25. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/m/082b9cfa-880b-316f-a607-632e9941423b/u.s.-manufacturers-experience.html   What happened: Production, employment and inventories all declined in September. The index for new orders actually rose a tick to 47.3%, but it’s still at...


  26. Discuss. With factual backing of arguments, wherever possible.
      


  27. PETROCARIBE, a mechanism created during Chavez's heydays and which seemed to be a geopolitical tool leveraging on the use of oil to the Caribbean...
      


  28. This from one of my favourite journalists covering "sensitive" countries such as China and Russia. Last for today, I promise!
      


  29. I have always said that things and issues in Sudan and also in South Sudan are far from being over, either between both states...
      


  30. 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...