Category energy

Putting North Korea Over A Barrel

Putting North Korea Over A Barrel washingtontimes.com · by Joseph R. DeTrani  http://www.washingtontimes.com Illustration on negotiating with North Korea by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: The theme of this year’s 72nd session of the U.N. General Assembly is a world “striving for peace.” This meeting of 193 member states comes at a time when one of its […]

Oil Embargo Unlikely To Rein In North Korea

Oil embargo unlikely to rein in North Korea By Pierre Noel, IISS Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security In the wake of North Korea’s latest provocations, some politicians have called for an oil embargo on the country to bring it to heel. The sticking point has been whether China, Pyongyang’s sole oil supplier, would refuse […]

Ri Jong Ho, High-Level Defector And Former Official In Office 39, Says North Korea Gets Much More Oil From Russia Than Previously Known

Ri Jong Ho, High-Level Defector And Former Official In Office 39, Says North Korea Gets Much More Oil From Russia Than Previously Known www.nkeconwatch.com View Original Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein In a fascinating interview by Kyodo News’s Tomotaro Inoue, Ri Jong Ho, a former high-level official in Office 39 of the Korean Worker’s Party, makes several […]

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31 By Ben Hubbard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 21st, 2017 Mohammed bin Salman last year in France. Credit Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIRUT, Lebanon — King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin […]

At The Pentagon, Overpriced Fuel Sparks Allegations — And Denials — Of A Slush Fund

At The Pentagon, Overpriced Fuel Sparks Allegations — And Denials — Of A Slush Fund By Craig Whitlock and Bob Woodward , www.washingtonpost.com View Original Air Force personnel refuel an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, Ga. The U.S. military is the single largest consumer of fuel in the world.Photo by: Airman 1st […]

Budget Busting OPEC: #2 Producer Iraq Goes Rogue; Plans 600K Barrels Per Day Increase By End Of 2017

Subject: OPEC’s No.2 Goes Rogue: Plans 600,000 Bpd Oil Output Increase  BUDGET BUSTING OPEC http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-06/opecs-no2-goes-rogue-plans-600000-bpd-oil-output-increase  OPEC’s No.2 Goes Rogue: Plans 600,000 Bpd Oil Output Increase by Tyler Durden Apr 6, 2017 12:43 PM   Iraq has plans to boost its crude oil production by 600,000 bpd to 5 million bpd by the end of this year, regardless of its participation in OPEC’s production […]

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential www.fortunascorner.com Where The Jobs Are……..And, Aren’t      Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the number of net new jobs created in the U.S. […]

OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply

  AP Photo/Hasan Jamali Exhaust rises from an oil facility in the desert field of Sakhir, Bahrain, Septe More…  POLICY BRIEF – Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply Author: Leonardo Maugeri | March 2017 At a time when energy market headlines focus mainly on OPEC cuts, observers may be forgiven for […]

Potential Takeover Candidates In The Technology Space; Oil Surges; Gold Tanks; Copper Riding On Expected Infrastructure Spending; What To Expect In Stocks For December

Potential Takeover Candidates In The Technology Space; Oil Surges; Gold Tanks; Copper Riding On Expected Infrastructure Spending; What To Expect In Stocks For December     https://fortunascorner.com       There were three articles in last weekend’s Barron’s, that I made no reference to because the length of my Sunday article would have been too long. […]

Brexit, Zika, & ‘The Kitchen Sink — Nothing Is Stopping The Bull Stampede & The Rally Roars Ahead; What Is Driving The Rally?

Brexit, Zika, & ‘The Kitchen Sink — Nothing Is Stopping The Bull Stampede & The Rally Roars Ahead; What Is Driving The Rally? www.fortunascorner.com      Perhaps the most ‘hated,’ and doubted stock market rally in quite some time, continues to fuel the Bulls — and, leave the Bears behind.  Back on May 4, 2016, […]