1. 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...
      


  2. The US Treasury targeted the governor of Iran’s central bank on Tuesday as the Trump administration continues to reimpose sanctions after pulling out of...
      


  3. Next Sunday will be Venezuela's presidential and legislative councils elections which will be crucial to world oil markets. Lets see the outcome of this...


  4. 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...
      


  5. Iran on Friday supported Syria’s right to defend itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks...
      


  6. Hi all, new to the forum, but enjoy all the political insight as we navigate the world of Trump negotiations and try to figure...
      


  7. This week's top global oil and gas news intersected with political risks worldwide: 1.) President Donald Trump announced U.S. decission to reimpose sanctions on...
      


  8. This week's top global oil and gas news intersected with political risks worldwide: 1.) President Donald Trump announced U.S. decission to reimpose sanctions on...
      


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


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


  11. 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...
      


  12. So apparently, the White House lashed out at China after the country's aviation authority sent letters to several major airlines scolding them for referring...
      


  13. So, this is a new twist I wasn't aware of earlier. The Yemeni island of Socotra has now been sucked into the war, but...
      


  14. / edit :  you can download a pdf of the interview at the bottom of this comment.  It was a 1 hour interview. Federal elections...
      


  15. So, Bibi helps Trump decide on Iran, he threatens to strike Syria if the Russians sell them S-400 and now he's a guest of...
      


  16. Iran’s Supreme Leader called U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement “silly and superficial”, said he did not trust...
      


  17. Interestingly an important part of relevant oil and gas producing and exporting countries have and will be carrying out presidential or parliamentary elections this...
      


  18. Vladimir V. Putin took the oath of office for a fourth term as Russia’s president, in a ceremony staged in a gilded Kremlin hall...
      


  19. 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...
      


  20. 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...
      


  21. Watching how the collapse of Venezuela's oil industry looks close to inevitable, will it face a process of privatisation soon? 
      


  22. Recently, I have been following with some degrees of intensity and interest the case of Oman, how this tiny sultanate has been expanding its...
      


  23. Many times political and geopolitical risks premiums have been overlooked by the investors, CEO's and the different players and actors in the global energy...
      


  24. Venezuela was one of the founding members of the OPEC, led by the iconic Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, a thing most known by oil...
      


  25. I think with all the chaos in Syria, Yemen and .. well ... across the Middle East, this brewing conflict over Somalia's ports between...
      


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


  27. The Saudi attack on Qatar is getting more interesting ... Big banks like JPMorgan are pulling out of Qatar's latest bond issuance deal because...
      


  28. Here's an interesting run down of geopolitical risks for global oil markets just posted by Platts Oil: Iran, Venezuela, Syria... https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/london/factbox-geopolitical-energy-risks-become-more-10397376?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=oil&utm_content=photo&utm_campaign=news&hootpostid=8d1e96b9164fbc834c18489f9fdf7ea7
      


  29. With respect to Venezuela, my country, like José, I have to say about it. As a Philosopher, the center of all human activity, it is...


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