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Iran’s Return to Oil Markets Is Good for Energy Firms but Bad for Russia

Iranian oil on global markets is good for energy companies. It's not so good for Vladimir Putin.

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Just Who Is Actually Governing Nigeria?

Muhammadu Buhari promised to end corruption, defeat Boko Haram, and end Nigeria's oil woes. But six weeks into his presidency, he hasn't picked any advisors to enact his ambitious agenda.

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Why Brazil Won’t Take Dilma’s U.S. Bait

President Rousseff’s attempt to make domestic political gains with her trip to America is falling flat at home.

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An Oil Strike in No Man’s Land

A new oil field near Venezuela could be the miracle Maduro was waiting for. There's just one problem — it's in territory claimed by Guyana.

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If Nigeria Is a Petrostate, Why Is It Always So Short on Fuel?

Nigeria has some of the world's richest oil fields. But recent strikes prove its lack of refinery infrastructure could soon make it a failing petrostate.

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