1. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2019/02/25/trump-eyes-nobel-peace-prize-with-north-korea-policy.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/north-korea-summit-trump.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-should-get-the-nobel-peace-prize-for-north-korea-talks-says-souths-moon/2018/04/30/9f89798c-4c6d-11e8-b966-bfb0da2dad62_story.html?utm_term=.89afbeb5c18b  


  2. 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...
      


  3. Sean Misko on Schiff's Staff https://www.redstate.com/elizabeth-vaughn/2019/11/20/eric-ciaramella-bro-like-friendship-nsc-sean-misko-now-member-schiffs-staff/ "Grace, 36 was hired to investigate Trump  .  .   .    .    . " https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/adam-schiffs-staff-includes-2-aides-who-worked-with-whistleblower-at-white-house Eric Ciaramella the fake whistleblower...


  4. China didn't export any oil products to North Korea in November, customs data say. And all this time Washington has been insisting they do...
      


  5. "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...
      


  6. So, something new seems to be brewing in Libya with Haftar, targeting questionable oil contracts ... this is going to get messy.  http://www.libyanexpress.com/libyas-noc-chairman-urges-un-sanctions-commission-to-punish-haftar-and-47-others-for-blocking-oil-exports/
      


  7. 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...
      


  8. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.
      


  9. Brazil's newly elected president Jair Bolsonaro just announced new director of PETROBRAS, Eduardo Castelo Branco, former member of Brazil's central bank and apparently well...
      


  10. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European countries shared concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile programme and called for solutions to its “aggressive tendencies” in the...
      


  11. 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. 
      


  12. A confidential report allegedly leaked to Western media says malware targeted Aramco's computer systems designed to prevent a disaster at an industrial facility. Not...
      


  13. 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....
      


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


  15. After reading the various posts yesterday, then thinking over all of the opinions presented, I wanted to post my views on the subject for consideration. First,...
      


  16. At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded In Military Parade Attack In Iran Can the Middle Eastern hell get any more horrible? Sure it can.
      


  17. I very much agree with these 2 key proposed reforms for Malaysia's oil & gas industry.  (I'm a U.S. expat and also a Permanent Resident...
      


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


  19. Reuters just published this in-depth story on Saudi Arabia. Interesting read, I thought. It would be nice if those of you who have direct...
      


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


  21. Loving watching all those think tanks squirming uncomfortably when (though it's pubic knowledge) they have to refuse to accept any more Saudi money to...
      


  22. 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...
      


  23. U.S. delegation met with Iraqi Oil Minister al-Luaibi to discuss getting involved in Iraq's energy sector. Iraq's oil ministry says the US is keen on strengthening ties...


  24. Greenland's ice is melting faster now because of some chain reaction below the caps. This means it could become more attractive as a mining...
      


  25. 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...


  26. 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...
      


  27. 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
      


  28. 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...
      


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