1. "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...


  2. President Duterte has bluntly threatened China with war if China tries to drill for oil and gas in its--the Philippines--section of the South China...
      


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


  4. This pic has gone viral. It should be here as well. Also, the media coverage is simply brilliant: "When the world leaders convened around a bonfire...
      


  5. So, I'm not sold on the idea that the Houthis hit a Saudi oil tanker. Why would they? If they start targeting oil transports...
      


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


  7. Senior official from the U.S. Africa Command AFRICOM told local media that Islamic State (IS) in Libya may be planning an attack on the country’s...
      


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


  9. The latest non-news that everybody suspected but was never confirmed has just been confirmed. I wonder how this would sit with the rest of...
      


  10. Saudis will be keeping a very wary eye on protests in Bahrain to mark the 7th anniversary of the uprising (Arab Spring). While Bahrain...
      


  11. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told House Democrats that Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former adviser, was behind much of the company’s early focus...
      


  12. https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/07/17/revealed-tom-steyers-firm-funded-coal-plants-australia-china-indonesia/ Revealed: Tom Steyer’s Firm Funded Coal Plants in Australia, China, and Indonesia Despite marketing himself as an “environmental justice” advocate combating “climate change,” billionaire Democrat...
      


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


  14. "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...
      


  15. 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...
      


  16. 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...
      


  17. 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...
      


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


  19. Chinese authorities are investigating the boss of CEFC, the energy company, for alleged economic crimes. As far as I understand, this has added fuel...
      


  20. 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...
      


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


  22. 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...
      


  23. 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,...
      


  24. 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...
      


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


  26. 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...
      


  27. 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  


  28. 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...
      


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


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