Oil and Energy


Israel is set to become a major exporter of gas, if all goes to plan. The giant Leviathan natural gas field, in the eastern Mediterranean, discovered in December 2010, is widely described as “off the coast of Israel.”

Mali, Al Qaeda, and the US Neo-Colonial Agenda

Mali at first glance seems a most unlikely place for the NATO powers, led by a neo-colonialist French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande (and quietly backed to the hilt by the Obama Administration), to launch what is being called by some a new Thirty Years’ War Against Terrorism.

The New Mediterranean Oil and Gas Bonanza

The entire eastern Mediterranean is swimming in huge untapped oil and gas reserves. What are the geopolitical and military implications?


The “Great Game” being played right now by the world powers largely boils down to the United States and Russia fighting for control over Eurasian oil and gas resources

$30 Billion Oil Pipeline to Be Built from Russia to India through Northwest China By Global Research News, April 17, 2014
US Sanctions on Russia and the Battle for Oil and Natural Gas. Impacts on Global Energy Security By Igor Alexeev, April 13, 2014
The Geopolitics of The Russia -Ukraine Gas Dispute By Russia Today, April 12, 2014
Replacing Russian Gas Deliveries with US Shale Gas? Washington Lies to the EU By F. William Engdahl, April 10, 2014
The Frack Files: Oil Consultant Turned Whistleblower Exposes Fracking Crimes in Alberta By Anthony Hall, April 08, 2014
TransCanada’s ANR Pipeline Will Bring to Market Shale Gas From Hydraulic “Fracking” By Steve Horn, April 08, 2014
BP Lake Michigan Oil Spill: Did Tar Sands Spill into the Great Lakes? By Steve Horn, March 28, 2014
Sanctions on Russia’s Energy Sector: Shale Gas ‘Fracking’ Will Invade Europe? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, March 28, 2014
Replacing Fossil Fuel and Nuclear Power with Renewable Energy: Wind, Solar and Hydro Power By Washington's Blog, March 24, 2014
U.S. Prepares to Gas Russia Into Submission By Glen Ford, March 20, 2014
The ExxonMobil Russia-Rosneft Partnership vs. Obama’s Sanctions Regime against Russia? By Steve Horn, March 17, 2014
Will South Africa Allow Shale Gas “Hydraulic Fracking” in the Karoo? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, March 13, 2014
Russia-Ukraine Geopolitics: Big Oil’s Drive to War By Mike Whitney, March 12, 2014
Neo-Colonial Regime in Libya Faces War Over Oil Exports By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 10, 2014
What is the Endgame? The Break-up of Ukraine? By R. Teichmann, March 03, 2014
Natural Gas is What Detonated the Ukraine Crisis By Andrew McKillop, March 03, 2014
Trading Water for Fuel is Fracking Crazy By Dr. David Suzuki, March 03, 2014
Fracking Destroys the Environment and Poisons the Air We Breathe By Dylan Murphy, March 01, 2014
TransCanada Keystone XL vs “Lethal Love Star Threat”: Texas Supreme Court Poised to Save the Planet? By William Boardman, February 22, 2014
Russia Chooses ‘Soft’ Approach to the Arctic By Igor Alexeev, February 20, 2014
“Secret Deal” to Deliver US Hydraulic Fracking Gas to the Global Market By Steve Horn, February 13, 2014
Fracking – Suicide Capitalism Poisons The Earth’s Fresh Water Supplies. By Dylan Murphy, February 11, 2014
Ukraine “Color Revolutions”: At the Crossroads of Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian Power Politics By Leon Rozmarin, February 06, 2014
Keystone XL’s Northern Leg: A Fracked Oil Pipeline Along with Tar Sands By Steve Horn, February 06, 2014
Living near Natural Gas Fracking Sites increases Infant Birth Defects By Russia Today, February 04, 2014
Why The Keystone Pipeline Will Actually Raise Gas Prices In the U.S. By Washington's Blog, February 02, 2014
Obama to Grant “Environmental Green Light” to Controversial TransCanada Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline? By Steve Horn, February 01, 2014
Oil and Gas in the Arctic Ocean: Denying Climate Change — While Exploiting It By Dave Lindorff, January 30, 2014
Climate Change Hypocrisy: Reversing the Tide of Global Warming by Building Nuclear Power Plants By Washington's Blog, January 23, 2014
TransCanada’s Keystone XL South Pipeline Set To Begin Operations By Julie Dermansky, January 23, 2014
VIDEO: The 4 Myths The Nuclear Industry Wants You to Believe By Arnie Gundersen, January 22, 2014
Fighting Al Shahab Rebels: Washington’s Terrorism or Counter-terrorism in Somalia? By Dr. Ismail Salami, January 19, 2014
Whatever It Takes: Powerful Oil Lobby Protects Alberta Tar Sands Development
Alberta Oilsands Projects: Canada’s Hiroshima By Eric Walberg, January 17, 2014
South Sudan: When the Empire is Your Liberator, You’re Not Really Independent By Glen Ford, January 15, 2014
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Basra: Profiting from their Destruction, the British are Back By Felicity Arbuthnot, January 09, 2014
First Nations Fight Against the Frackers. The Mi’kmaq People of New Brunswick against Texas Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN) By Socialist Project, January 06, 2014
Bakken Shale Oil in Casselton Train Explosion Contained High Levels of Volatile Chemicals By Steve Horn, January 06, 2014
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Warren Buffett Bought Stake in Pipeline Company on Same Day as North Dakota Oil Train Explosion By Steve Horn, January 03, 2014
War and Natural Gas: The Israeli Invasion and Gaza's Offshore Gas Fields
War and Natural Gas: The Israeli Invasion and Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 03, 2014
Voices of Resistance to Canada’s Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline By Paul Bowles and Prof. Henry Veltmeyer, December 25, 2013
Tar Sands, Natural Gas Fracking, Pipelines: The Fossil Fuel Wars in British Columbia and Canada By Roger Annis, December 23, 2013
“Dollarocracy”: Coverup of “Anomalies” and Environmental Impacts of TransCanada Keystone XL Southern Half By Steve Horn, December 20, 2013
Keystone XL Fork in the Road: TransCanada’s Houston Lateral Pipeline. Toxic Chemical Exposure in Local Communities By Steve Horn, December 18, 2013
Oil Found by Israel Should Belong to Palestine: 3.5 Billion Barrels of Oil Reserves on the “Border between Israel and Palestine” By Global Research News, December 18, 2013
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Another ‘Bogus’ Contract in Iraq Revealed By Salah Nasrawi, December 16, 2013
TransCanada Begins Injecting Oil Into Keystone XL Southern Half. Environmental Consequences? By Steve Horn, December 11, 2013
Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: New Front in Tar Sands Wars By Global Research News, December 08, 2013
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The Exacerbating Electricity Crisis in Gaza By Global Research News, December 02, 2013
Obama Approves New US-Canada Fracked Gas Pipeline Used to “Dilute Tar Sands” By Steve Horn, November 27, 2013
Corporate Profits vs. Environmental Harms: US Court Denies Halt on Pipeline Set to Replace Keystone XL Northern Half By Steve Horn, November 23, 2013
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Permanent US Afghanistan Occupation to Control Oil, Gas and the World’s Largest Opium Supply By Stephen Lendman, November 22, 2013
CNN Doubles Down on Pro-Nuclear Bias – Answers Petitions, Critics, with More Slanted Commentary By FAIR, November 21, 2013
The Fracking Lobby Groups and America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), Public Relations Arm of the Fracking Industry By Steve Horn, November 20, 2013
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Whistleblowers in Jeopardy as Nuclear Industry Looks for Shortcuts By Arnie Gundersen, November 16, 2013
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Strips Whistleblower Protection By Arnie Gundersen, November 14, 2013
Libya almost Imploding, Status Quo Unsustainable: Oil Industry Target of Violent Attacks By Nicola Nasser, November 13, 2013
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Trans-Canada Keystone XL, Risks of Widespread Environmental Contamination: Anomalies, Dents and Holes Detected in Southern Pipeline By Steve Horn, November 12, 2013
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Religious Insult Triggers Violent Protest Against Oil Company in Iraq By Karim Jamil, November 12, 2013
CO2 and the Ideology of Climate Change: The Forces Behind “Carbon-Centric Environmentalism” By James F. Tracy, November 12, 2013
The Future of Fukushima: Escape of Radiation is Virtually Unstoppable By Helen Caldicott, November 08, 2013
Shale Projects and Gas Fracking in Eastern Europe By Igor Alexeev, November 07, 2013
Saskatchewan’s Nuclear Addiction Contaminates Both Politics and the People Global Research News Hour Episode 42 By Michael Welch, November 07, 2013
Fukushima’s Legacy: “Shut Down All Nuclear Power Plants!” By Helen Caldicott, November 06, 2013
Solar Radiation Management, Geoengineering and Chemtrails By Rady Ananda, November 05, 2013
US Media Provides “Branded Content” in Support of Hydraulic Fracking: “Native Ads” used to Promote Fracking under a “Progressive” Label By Steve Horn, November 04, 2013
Global Warming vs Global Nuclear Radiation: Climate Scientists Dismiss Fukushima, Lobby for Nuclear Energy By Global Research News, November 04, 2013
Damage Control: Oil Train Derailment in Alberta and Gas Fracking Protest in New Brunswick By Roger Annis, October 30, 2013
Washington Promotes Islamism and Political Destabilization in Xinjiang Uygur, China’s Oil and Gas Rich Region By Vladislav Gulevich, October 30, 2013
The Horns of Africa: Neo Colonialism, Oil Wars and Terror Games By Shawn Helton, October 29, 2013
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Protests Grow as Western Powers, Rival Militias Loot Libyan Oil Industry By Rosa Shahnazarian, October 24, 2013
Ukraine and Turkey: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the European “Energy Coup” By Global Research News, October 23, 2013
How Accurate Are The Instruments in Nuclear Reactors? By Maggie Gundersen, Lucas W Hixson, and David Lochbaum, October 22, 2013
Canada Anti-Fracking Protests: First Nations Confront Harper Government By Eric Walberg, October 21, 2013
Fukushima Meltdown: “Forty Good Years And One Very Bad Day” By Arnie Gundersen, October 18, 2013
Lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident By Arnie Gundersen, October 16, 2013
US Court: Transcanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline Profits More Important than Environment By Steve Horn, October 14, 2013
Fracked Oil Spill Disaster in North Dakota. 865,200 Gallons. Among Biggest Onshore Spills in Recent US. History By Steve Horn, October 11, 2013
Nuclear Meltdown: Examining the Damage Inside Fukushima Daiichi By Arnie Gundersen, October 10, 2013
Japan’s Triple Meltdown: Tour of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant By Arnie Gundersen, October 08, 2013
“Open Door” for Oil Tar Sands Development: Frank Giustra, Bill Clinton’s Close Colleague, Joins US Oil Sands Board By Steve Horn, October 08, 2013