1. Tomorrow parliamentary elections will be held in Iraq, also crucial for world oil markets in my personal view, now that Iran is on a...
      


  2. We're about to see a new nuclear arms race like we've never seen before. This is the fallout from withdrawing from the Iran nuclear...
      


  3. 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...
      


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


  5. Ten years ago, the Iranian rial was trading at 9,315 to the US dollar.  Today it is at 44,000 to the dollar on the...
      


  6. While everyone is busy trying to predict how much oil Trump's withdrawal from the Iran sanctions deal will take off the market, I suggest...
      


  7. Relations between the US and Turkey are bound to deteriorate further after a US court found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran circumvent sanctions...
      


  8. An interesting take on the tariff war via a breakdown of iPhone costs and their distribution.
      


  9. So, I suppose everyone saw the news from Ali Baba's Jack Ma that he won't be able to bring 1 million news jobs to...


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


  11. Gunmen in Christchurch, New Zealand opened fire at two mosques reportedly killing 49. The weapon was apparently obtained legally. 3 men and 1 woman...
      


  12. Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih announced that Shaybah Field was attacked today by Houthi rebels' drones sent from Yemen. The official stated that there...
      


  13. In yet another stunning defeat of Canada's Liberal Party, this time in Premier Justin Trudeau's own home province of French-speaking Quebec, the governing Liberals...
      


  14. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in...
      


  15. North Korea has said yes to talks with South Korea after Seoul and Washington agreed to postpone a joint drill. I can't help but...
      


  16. Vicepresident Tarek El Aissami just announced Venezuela will ditch the US dollar as a foreign currency and adopt the euro alleging Venezuela was suffering...
      


  17. "China’s threat to impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal is possibly the only sign of clear thinking in...
      


  18. Russia's state-run Rosneft throwing up another legal challenge to EU sanctions ... arguing that it's all politicized and entirely baseless.  https://www.ft.com/content/3702c408-fd7a-3ead-9250-50e933843888
      


  19. 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...
      


  20. All settled between the U.S. and the EU after Trump-Juncker meeting (no word of Juncker's sciatica this time), so as the SCMP reports, Trump...
      


  21. World Bank had made an estimate about global GDP growth during period 2017 - 2019. And, of course big countries will have a biggest...


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


  23. Arctic countries and indigenous communities are calling for a ban on ships burning heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the region, extending a measure already imposed in...
      


  24. With Venezuela in the mire I would have thought that the oil price might rise, but it is as steady as a rock, or even...


  25. So, the man is either clinically insane, which would explain this anti-rational move, or he is working for Israel, which would provide a rational...
      


  26. Indonesian authorities on Tuesday declared a state of emergency after an oil spill last weekend that killed multiple people. A fire ignited from the spill killed four...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. Turkey has put Qatar in the corner effectively saying Qatar's regime is a puppet of Turkey. Qatar's regime has three options: concede to Turkey...
      


  29. EU ON BRINK: Germany unleashes Brexit burden WARNING as migration row erupts I'll leave this here without any comments, shall I?
      


  30. 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...