1. Fascinating reports coming out of Iran and US over both sides naval ambitions in the Gulf--one of the most important oil routes. Now we...
      


  2. Europe’s heavyweight economies took steps on Friday to safeguard their interests in Iran, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington...
      


  3. 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...
      


  4. 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...
      


  5. House and Senate lawmakers urged President Trump and his top trade officials to complete negotiations of an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Several members of the Senate Finance...
      


  6. The European Union will consider imposing import tariffs on U.S. orange juice, peanuts, cranberries, and--wait for it--bourbon. That's in response to the steel and...
      


  7. So, have the Kurds definitively lost Kirkuk to the Iraqis? I've read now that Iraq wants to build a new pipeline to transport oil...


  8. 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...


  9. For once, I will keep my big yap shut, not spout off my opinion, and simply direct your attention to this official testimony to the U.S....
      


  10. Kim Jong Un has met the Chinese leaders twice in recent months. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet(probably) next month to negotiate...
      


  11. President Trump has tweeted the following: "North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the “Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.”...
      


  12. Financial risk, poverty and pollution are China's biggest enemies at this moment. With all wealth this country owns, China's debt now stands at roughly...
      


  13. Does the launch of the petro-yuan represent the ultimate deathblow to the petrodollar – and the birth of a completely new set of rules? https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/The-Petrodollar-Isnt-Dead-Yet.html
      


  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. The recent discovery of what could be the largest oil reserves for Bahrain will have important geopolitical implications for not just the tiny sheikhdom,...
      


  16. What happened with the scandal over Qatar earlier this year, also happened to Lebanon's PM, Hariri, and it's all about Iran. Hariri is back...
      


  17. Libya is producing around 1.05 million barrels of per day (bpd) of oil, with much of it being exported abroad, primarily to Europe. However, the country’s oil output has been...
      


  18. 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...
      


  19. Vice President Pence accuses China of meddling in US "Pence said Beijing's actions add up to a simple message: "China wants a different American president." Vice...
      


  20. By the latest report, U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth at 2.6 percent, less than expected...Surprise?
      


  21. Toyota Motor Corp. has ended talks with the Environmental Protection Agency to overhaul internal management practices at the agency. The decision comes more than a month after EPA...
      


  22. https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/caracas-venezuela/feature-venezuela-girds-for-further-deterioration-10400558
      


  23. 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...
      


  24. Even if now for this weekend global investors and analysts of oil and gas markets are watching closely presidential elections in Venezuela and its...
      


  25. 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...


  26. Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after...
      


  27. 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
      


  28. 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...
      


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


  30. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/12/virgil-weve-seen-this-movie-before-how-communist-china-is-following-nazi-germanys-playbook-against-america/   Virgil: We’ve Seen This Movie Before–How Communist China Is Following Nazi Germany’s Playbook Against America I contend that China is just as fascist as Germany....