Oil

Russia Wins Oil War with Saudi Arabia

Russia Wins Oil War with Saudi Arabia

January 11, 2021
If you missed the big story of this week I wouldn’t blame you. It’s a big story, bigger than riots in D.C. Russia became the de facto controller of the marginal barrel of oil. This is a bigger story t…
The Pandemic and Oil

The Pandemic and Oil

September 15, 2020
During the reign of the Emperor Justinian I (527-565 AD), a mysterious plague spread out of the Nile Valley to Constantinople and finished off the Roman Empire. Appearing first in China and North Indi…
The Pipeline and the Poison

The Pipeline and the Poison

September 7, 2020
Pipeline politics, like electoral politics, knows no limits. With Nordstream 2’s completion on schedule to happen around the same time Donald Trump will ‘appear to be re-elected,‘ the amping up of ant…