1. Taking a quick break from my usual oil & gas blatherings, to point out a bit of what has been going on here in...
      


  2. Some economic experts who specialize in China think that their economy is failing. Their leadership has been tightening restrictions on communications and behaviors. Some...
      


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


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


  5. One day they're Beijing's darling, ready to buy into Rosneft, now the CEO is missing, the company is in ruins and the Rosneft deal...
      


  6. https://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/Middle-East/A-New-Middle-East-Mega-War-Is-Unfolding-Right-Before-Our-Eyes.html Kind of surprised no one on this forum has commented on this Oil Price.com article yet. If the author of this article is correct...


  7. The G7 will start as a G6+1 and end as a G6. Trump is expected to skip part of the G/7 Summit in La Malbaie...


  8. 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...
      


  9. As an anecdote here, i did my masters research on how gazprom was expanding in eurasia controlled by the kremlin based on a cold...
      


  10. US sanctions accelerate Iran’s blockchain drive I'm the last person to claim they understand anything about blockchain and cryptocurrencies but this sounds like a serious...
      


  11. China and the Philippines are close to striking a historic agreement that would help China advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea....
      


  12. 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...
      


  13. With the current interesting issue going on regarding Sarawak region asserting its position in Malaysia and requesting more oil revenues, also considering the past...
      


  14. I have mixed feelings about this article, but there are some good points made. Do High Oil Prices Mean More International Conflict? Jeff Colgan of Brown...
      


  15. Literally, no less. I'm having a field day with European political news today.
      


  16. 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...
      


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


  18. Not looking good. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45084144
      


  19. You heard it here first, folks: the USA and Canada have - finally - made their new trade deal, signed two hours before that...
      


  20. More fun in Libya: Two militias battling it out in the capital, at a main airport today--20 people reported killed. And the kicker: Both...
      


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


  22. North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for next...
      


  23. Representatives of almost all the countries on the planet are gathering in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) of the...


  24. An interesting development happening in restive province of Ahvaz, known for its opposition against iranian government, when a gunmen attacked an IRGC military parade...
      


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


  26. I must privatize NNPC even if they are going to kill me – Atiku Abubakar The main opposition candidate (according to local media) seems a...
      


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


  28. Two bombings in Iraq in one day. That peace didn't last long.