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Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future
Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future?

The political landscape in the Gulf is grim and Oman has to be careful not only in managing its economic direction, but...

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Who Was Behind the Attack on Oil Tankers in the
Who Was Behind the Attack on Oil Tankers in the Persian Gulf?

There are four scenarios for who is behind the oil tanker attacks in the Oman Sea. The U.S. is already at an economic war...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

PKK PYD takes hold of Deir ez-Zour oilfields
PKK/PYD takes hold of Deir ez-Zour oilfields

Backed by US, PKK/PYD terror group has advanced deep into Syria’s Deir ez-Zour – without encountering resistance from Daesh

Friday, October 6, 2017

Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions
Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions?

Following the Trump administration's sanctions on Iran, growing economies that are highly dependent on imported energy...

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Exporting Kirkuk oil via Turkey back on table
Exporting Kirkuk oil via Turkey back on table

Oil from Kirkuk to Turkey's Ceyhan port has not been shipped for the past year due to a row between the Iraqi government...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Giant STAR oil refinery to open in Izmir
Giant ‘STAR’ oil refinery to open in Izmir

Azerbaijani oil company SOCAR is set to open a new oil refinery in the Turkish Aegean coastal city of Izmir on Friday....

Friday, October 19, 2018

Surviving Daesh Iraq is grabbed by debt spiral
Surviving Daesh, Iraq is grabbed by debt spiral

Already fragile and heavily dependent on oil, the Iraqi economy has sustained great damage after the rise of Daesh....

Monday, August 6, 2018

The new Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline to send 1M bpd to
The new Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline to send 1M bpd to Turkey

The Iraqi central government will lay a new Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline with a length of approximately 350 kilometers and a...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Iraqi pipeline to send 1M bpd of Kirkuk oil to
Iraqi pipeline to send 1M bpd of Kirkuk oil to Turkey

Iraq's central government plans to replace the Iraqi section of the oil pipeline stretching from the Kirkuk province to...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

KRG loses vital oil fields
KRG loses vital oil fields

Baghdad's recent re-capture of Kirkuk is estimated to cost the KRG some 300,000 barrels of oil per day.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Iraq forces in control of Kirkuk
Iraq forces in control of Kirkuk

All oil fields and facilities in Kirkuk province are now under the full control of the Iraqi central government.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Further sanctions on the KRG
Further sanctions on the KRG

Iraq Planning Ministry spokesman Abdul Zohra al-Hendawi stated that “The ministry’s economic committee has decided that,...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Terror groups scramble for oil
Terror groups scramble for oil

The terrorist organization PKK/PYD is moving towards Deir Ez-Zor, where Daesh has withdrawn without fighting. Source:...

Monday, September 18, 2017

Turkey the Gulf Crisis and Qatar s Economy
Turkey, the Gulf Crisis and Qatar’s Economy

Although a regional diplomatic crisis has plagued the Gulf in the past, the recent crisis has gone beyond a diplomatic one...

Friday, June 9, 2017

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