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Sudan, Saudi, and the cheering on the U.S. oil patch

Consider the latest news from the Middle East and North Africa, and one grasps why many U.S. oil and geopolitical analysts are cheering what they ...

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Obama’s speech and some sober talk about the oil patch

In his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama spoke of the United States' unaccustomed new impact on global energy -- in ...

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The day of Saudi collapse is not near

As turmoil has engulfed the Middle East and North Africa, much attention has focused on Saudi Arabia -- if trouble spread there, traders have worried, ...

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The next oil crisis point

Nigeria is about to become the crisis du jour, and there is good reason -- Goodluck Jonathan (pictured above) is running for re-election as president ...

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Back to Saudi’s fault lines

The oil balance is back on precarious footing. The shift of events in Yemen -- President Ali Abdullah Saleh seems to be spending his final ...

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What ails global energy? Everything

Japan's possibly cataclysmic situation started with an earthquake, went on to a tsunami, and now is essentially an energy event -- a potential catastrophe stemming ...

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The Weekly Wrap, CERA Week Edition: March 11, 2011

As O&G readers know, I've been in Houston at CERA Week -- the Davos of the energy industry, hosted by oil historian Daniel Yergin -- for ...

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The violent day before the dreaded Day of Rage

The notional has become more real -- the unrest that has roiled the Middle East has reached Saudi Arabia, the foundation of the global oil ...

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Don’t make an oil deal with an unhinged dictator

Libya falls squarely into the central aim of this blog, which is to identify and follow the geopolitical impact of energy events. Libya is fundamentally ...

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Did Saudi Arabia really raise its oil production?

As we begin another week of turmoil in the Middle East, and countries further afield batten down the hatches in an effort to preclude being ...

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