Posts Tagged ‘oil’

  • NATO: Is Syria about the oil?
    Updated! Is so much Potential Oil and Gas: So Close & Yet So Far Away! How much does access to oil resources in the region influence NATO’s decisions about direct military intervention in Syria? contributed by @PicoBee Figure1: Existing oil and gas pipelines transiting through and near Syria. Figure 2: Projected OIl production from Iraq. Pipelines, Pipelines,...
    by at August 12th, 2012 at 10:08 am
  • Cold corporate reality almost froze the Arab Spring but UNSC vote for NFZ in Libya keeps it alive
    Everyone was really excited about the “Arab Spring” until it started to happen and then they panicked. OMG – democracy! Arabs can’t handle that. Al Qaeda and Iranian mullahs will rule the oil fields. First there was warm heartfelt sympathy and support. Then cold corporate reality rapidly froze the West’s enthusiasm for change. Change...
    by at March 16th, 2011 at 08:03 pm