Saudi Arabia Vs. Russia: The Next Oil Price War

International oil markets could be heading towards a new war, as leading OPEC and non-OPEC producers are vying for increased stakes. The unexpected cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC countries, instigated by the full support of Saudi Arabia (OPEC) and Russia (non-OPEC) has brought some stabilization to the crude markets for almost half a year. The … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Vs. Russia: The Next Oil Price War

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Oil Interest Heats Up Maritime Dispute Between Israel and Lebanon

A long-running dispute between Israel and Lebanon over a maritime border in the Mediterranean Sea has reached boiling point as both sides want to secure multibillion-dollar energy investments from the oil and gas rich area. Lebanese politicians have reacted with anger over a bill in the Israeli parliament that would seek to establish the country’s … Continue reading Oil Interest Heats Up Maritime Dispute Between Israel and Lebanon

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Trump is Taking the US-Saudi Relationship to the Next Level​

Despite his tough campaign rhetoric, President Donald Trump has opted for a policy of appeasement to Saudi Arabia - including a $200 billion investment into the Saudi economy amidst sweeping cuts to U.S. foreign aid. One of the major tenets of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was his promise to bring about “complete American energy independence,” … Continue reading Trump is Taking the US-Saudi Relationship to the Next Level​

Backstage at the Trump vs. Deep State Cage Match

The real story behind The Fall of Michael Flynn has been confirmed by a highly informed US insider, who has previously detailed how the Trump presidency's foreign policy will unfold. According to the insider, which I named "X", "Flynn was removed because he was agitating for a strike against Iran which would have had disastrous consequences. That would … Continue reading Backstage at the Trump vs. Deep State Cage Match

Mafia, Guns And Clans: The Big Libyan Oil Heist

Libya’s oil production problems extend far beyond whether the forces of Tripoli or Benghazi secure ultimate control over the country: Clan-based militias are running their own smuggling operations, and their mafia reach is said to extend as far as the Coast Guard—and even into Europe. This smuggled oil is making its way into Europe, and … Continue reading Mafia, Guns And Clans: The Big Libyan Oil Heist

Intelligence Report Reveals US Urged Saddam Hussein to Attack Syria

Despite what even some alternative media commentators might argue, the Syrian war is about oil, gas, and money. A secret 1983 intelligence report has confirmed that America’s distaste for the Assad family in Syria has always revolved around pipeline disputes — and this alone has given the U.S. cause to go to war with Syria. Most … Continue reading Intelligence Report Reveals US Urged Saddam Hussein to Attack Syria

China to Pour $3 Billion in Iran’s Refining Capacity

China will invest US$3 billion in the upgrade of Iran’s oil refining facilities, Iranian media reported, with the bulk of the investment going into the Abadan refinery. According to Deputy Oil Minister Abbas Kazemi, China has already “opened the financing” for the refinery’s upgrade. Iran’s oil and gas infrastructure has suffered the results of years … Continue reading China to Pour $3 Billion in Iran’s Refining Capacity

As Sudan Gets Messier, Washington Gets Wealthier

Both business and political circles of the United States have long been making efforts to put all oil-producing regions of the world under their direct control. In this regard, one can only take the role they played in the signing of the so-called Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 between Sudan and South Sudan as an … Continue reading As Sudan Gets Messier, Washington Gets Wealthier