Tag: OPEC

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Russia-Iran-Gulf Monarchies Triangle

The OPEC+ decision may lead to an additional reconfiguration of forces in Eurasia. On October 11, UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived in St. Petersburg for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The visit came immediately after new massive strikes on Ukraine’s infrastructure as part of a special […]

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OPEC’s Body Blow To Biden Presidency

The Biden Administration is swiftly establishing a narrative that the recent OPEC decision to cut oil production by two million tonnes is a geopolitical “aligning” by Saudi Arabia and Russia. It taps into the Russophobia in the Beltway and deflects attention from the humiliating defeat of President Biden’s personal diplomacy […]

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Where JCPOA, Oil Conjoin Stands OPEC+

The news that made the headline today is that the Biden Administration may have inched closer to restarting the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Meanwhile, it escaped attention that Iran’s oil minister Javad Owji said just a day earlier in Tehran following a meeting with Igor Levitin, Russian President Vladimir […]

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Why The Gulf States’ SCO Membership Is S Big Deal

Washington has backtracked from the dissimulation by the US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan that  Washington had intelligence suggesting Iran was preparing to provide Russia with “several hundred” drones to use in Ukraine, with training sessions set to begin in July. On July 26, NSC spokesman John Kirby, clarified his boss’ remark […]

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EU Stumbles Over Russian Oil Slick

The European Union officials are insisting that oil sanctions against Russia are coming. On Sunday, France’s Ecological Transition Minister Barbara Pompili was certain that “we will reach (an agreement) by the end of the week.” But the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)  has warned EU that it would be […]

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Oil Price Stalks Another Superpower

In the geopolitical folklore, Afghanistan is supposed to have caused the end of the Soviet Union but in reality, the war wouldn’t have been a “bleeding wound” by 1989 had it not been for the precipitous fall in the Soviet income from oil exports. The expert opinion is today that […]