1. 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...
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-31/uber-s-ipo-delay-is-a-big-political-risk?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=business&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business
      


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


  5. 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...
      


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


  7. 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...
      


  8. "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...


  9. The date is close, just a week ahead, and venezuela the other worrying issue for global oil markets, will face a crucial presidential and...
      


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


  11. An environmental campaign group on Wednesday threatened to take Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell to court should it fail to comply with climate...
      


  12. 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...


  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. 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...
      


  15. Is it just me, or do others find that the ‘attack’ on the Iranian tanker in the Red Sea was an exceedingly short news cycle...
      


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


  17. 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...
      


  18. 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...
      


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


  20. That he wants his people to stand at attention for him the way the people of N. Korea stand at attention for Kim Jong...


  21. 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...
      


  22. 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...
      


  23. 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...


  24. 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...
      


  25. "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...
      


  26. 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...
      


  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. "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...
      


  29. 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...
      


  30. 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...