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

Gas and Oil Onshore Fracking in Britain. But Not in David Cameron’s Witney Constituency By David Smythe, September 22, 2015
Nuclear Power Is Expensive and Bad for the Environment … It’s Being Pushed Because It Is Good For Making Bombs
Nuclear Power Kills! The Real Reason the NRC Cancelled Its Nuclear Site Cancer Study By Chris Busby, September 22, 2015
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World War “O” : Strike Syria and Ignite Iraq By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, September 20, 2015
How the US and the WTO Crushed India’s Subsidies for Solar Energy By Charles Pierson, September 06, 2015
“Peace Maker” and War Criminal Tony Blair: Gaza and All That Offshore Gas By David Hearst, September 03, 2015
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US Health Professionals Call for Moratorium on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure to Protect Public Health By Margaret Flowers, September 03, 2015
US Imperialism and the New Race to the Arctic By Clara Weiss, September 02, 2015
Western Sanctions on Russia, Russia-China Cooperation: A Tectonic Shift of the Global Economy? By Peter Koenig and The Saker, September 01, 2015
Climate Change and Nuclear Power: You Don’t Cure the Plague by Spreading Cholera. Nuclear Radiation is not the Solution to Global Warming By Jean-Marie Matagne, August 29, 2015
A ‘Great Reversal’ in China? Coal Continues to Decline with Enforcement of Environmental Laws By Hao Tan and John A. Mathews, August 26, 2015
The Militarization of Strategic Waterways and China’s Crude Oil Maritime Routes By South Front, August 25, 2015
A Network of Geopolitical Power: Gas Pipelines of the European Continent By South Front, August 22, 2015
How Will the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Affect Off Shore Drilling Regulations
US Government Acts as “Mediator” in Mexico’s Lucrative Oil and Gas Privatization By Steve Horn, August 21, 2015
Japan: Anti-Nuclear Groups Sound New Nuclear Danger Warnings
Fukushima 2.0: Japan Re-Starts Nuclear Plant Near Active Volcano By Washington's Blog, August 18, 2015
Polar Reorientation In the Middle East. The Russia-Saudi Relationship By Andrew Korybko, August 17, 2015
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US-Russia Confrontation in the Arctic and the Battle for Oil. Russia’s Territorial Claims of the Arctic Shelf By South Front, August 08, 2015
The US-Saudi Oil Deal: From “Win-Win” to “Mega-Loose” By F. William Engdahl, August 08, 2015
The Eurasian Corridor: Pipeline Geopolitics and the New Cold War
The Eurasian Corridor: Pipeline Geopolitics and the New Cold War By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 07, 2015
Turkey Invades Syria and Iraq: Erdogan’s ‘Erratic’ Behavior By Andrew Korybko, August 06, 2015
Nuclear Energy Causes Global Warming
Obama Sells Out Human Health and the Environment By Making Nuclear Energy a Centerpiece of Climate Policy By Washington's Blog, August 04, 2015
How Solar Energy Saved A School in Iowa. “A Model for how Renewable Energy Can Alleviate Budget Cuts” By Cristina Maza, August 04, 2015
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Obama’s “Climate Fascism”: Another Nail in the Coffin For the U.S. Economy By Michael Snyder, August 03, 2015
Saboteurs Slow Iraq's Major Oil Producer
Understanding “Oil Qaeda”. Using “Terrorism” as a Pretext to Wage War on Oil Rich Countries By Kevin Ryan, August 02, 2015
Just Listen to What Western Officials Are Saying About Russia By Conn Hallinan, August 02, 2015
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ISIL and its So-Called Caliphate: Israeli-US Tools to Divide Iraq By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 02, 2015
Shell Oil Rig to begin Fossil Fuel Extraction in the Arctic? By Robert Barsocchini, July 31, 2015
People Living Near Fracking Sites Suffer Severe Health Problems: Study By Julie Fidler, July 27, 2015
Fracking Goes on Trial By Julie Wassmer, July 27, 2015
The Drive to Replace Russian Gas Supplies to EU Intensifies By Steven MacMillan, July 25, 2015
Senegal Land Grab on the Verge of Implosion By Grain, July 24, 2015
Israel Exploits Syrian Chaos to Plan Looting of Golan Oil By Paul Fallon, July 23, 2015
More Israeli War Crimes: Sole Electricity Plant in Gaza Shuts Down As Fuel Runs Out By Middle East Monitor, July 22, 2015
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US Firm to Construct Liquefied Gas Terminal in Ukraine – Yatsenyuk By RT, July 22, 2015
Oil Geopolitics: Germany Might Be Trying To Steal SOCAR’s Main Asset In Greece By Andrew Korybko, July 18, 2015
Warring Against Windmills: Australia’s Renewable Energy Policy By Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2015
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Is the Iran Nukes Deal Aimed at Crushing Putin? By Mike Whitney, July 17, 2015
BP Deal: Path to a ‘Cleaner Gulf’–or Guaranteed Future Disasters? By Janine Jackson, July 10, 2015
Canadian Neocolonialism in Colombia. Oil, Mining and the Military By Asad Ismi, July 04, 2015
Putin Gobsmacks Uncle Sam … Again By Mike Whitney, July 03, 2015
The US-Russia Economic War Heats Up. Coordinated with Pentagon-NATO Deployments By Eric Draitser, July 02, 2015
Hillary Clinton State Department Emails Contain Redacted Job Description for Top Energy Diplomat By Steve Horn, July 02, 2015
Peru Cracking Down Against Dissent On Excavation Economy By Lynn Holland, July 02, 2015
European Energy Firms Agree to Expand North Stream Pipeline with Russia’s Gazprom By Clara Weiss, June 30, 2015
The Story of the Invention That Could Revolutionize Batteries—and Maybe American Manufacturing As Well By Steve LeVine, June 29, 2015
Libya : Lawless, Alarming, Unpredictable, Dangerous By Alexander Mezyaev, June 28, 2015
Eager Shell, ENI Executives Jet to Tehran For Talks on Post-Sanctions Investment By Sputnik, June 25, 2015
Britain’s Tory Government’s Betrayal of Scotland on Renewable Energy By Global Research News, June 22, 2015
“We Are Greater” Than The Fracked Gas Lobby By Lee Stewart, June 21, 2015
British Company Soco International Accused of Paying Bribes to Silence Opponents of Congo Oil Exploration By Richard Smallteacher, June 15, 2015
Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water in Eleven States, EPA Study By Neela Banerjee, June 09, 2015
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Islamic State (IS) closes in on Libya’s Oil Crescent By Global Research News, June 09, 2015
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Former BP Executive Acquitted of Charges from 2010 Oil Spill By Tom Hall, June 08, 2015
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Faulty Design of the Proposed British Nuclear Reactors in Cumbria. Arnie Gundersen By Arnie Gundersen, June 04, 2015
VOLATILE OIL PRICES: The Geopolitics of Speculation: Oil-price makers and takers
Imperialist Economics and the New Cold War By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 03, 2015
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Athens Defies Washington: Greece to Join Russia’s Turkish Stream Pipeline Project By Stephen Lendman, June 02, 2015
Lockheed Martin in Vermont: Senator Bernie Sanders’ Corporate Conundrum By Greg Guma, May 28, 2015
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Washington Blows Itself Up With Its Own Bomb. US Strategy Backfires By F. William Engdahl, May 26, 2015
Destroying What Remains: How the U.S. Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic By Dahr Jamail, May 21, 2015
American Oil Billionaire Attempts to Silence University Scientists By Klaus Marre, May 18, 2015
“Color Revolution” in Macedonia? Washington’s Attempt to Undermine the Turkish Stream Russian Pipeline Project By Andrew Korybko, May 18, 2015
India’s Coal Industry: The Single Biggest Source of Energy By Global Research News, May 17, 2015
Obama Hosts Camp David Summit for Gulf Oil Monarchies By Bill Van Auken, May 15, 2015
Indian Fishing Community Sues World Bank Over Environmental Damage Caused by Tata Mundra Power Plant By Pratap Chatterjee, May 15, 2015
US Tells Greece To Reject Moscow’s Pipeline Proposal Marking Return To Cold War Politics By Tyler Durden, May 10, 2015
Nuclear Energy: America's Chernobyl
The Chernobyl Catastrophe 29 Years On: It’s Not Over Yet! The Solution: Phase Nuclear Out By Global Research News, May 02, 2015
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Brother of Hillary Clinton’s Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar By Steve Horn, May 02, 2015
US Shale Oil and Gas Industry is a Ponzi Scheme Facing Collapse By Dylan Murphy, April 30, 2015
Nuclear Energy: America's Chernobyl
Forest Fires in Ukraine: Chernobyl All Over Again By Stephen Lendman, April 29, 2015
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Forest Fires Heading for Chernobyl Nuclear Plant – Ukraine Interior Ministry By RT, April 29, 2015
Gulf of Mexico Victims Suing BP Disaster’s Compensation Czar By Dahr Jamail, April 28, 2015
End Nuclear Power Now, Says World Uranium Symposium By Paul Brown, April 28, 2015
The Art of Warfare : Iran and The Gas Pipeline Battle"
Why Obama Wants to Lift Sanctions on Iran By Mike Whitney, April 27, 2015
Desestabilizando Baluchistán, Fracturando Pakistán
Oil Geopolitics and the “Economic Corridor”: Pakistan Enters China’s “New Silk Road” By Pepe Escobar, April 26, 2015
Video: US-Saudi Terror in Yemen: Codenamed “Restoring Hope”. US War Ships in Yemen Waters. Oil Prices Plummet By Global Research News, April 23, 2015
US and the Lausanne Negociations: Another Idiotic Plan to Hurt Russia By Mike Whitney, April 20, 2015
Eurasia As We (And the U.S.) Knew It is Dead By Pepe Escobar, April 19, 2015
Judge Rules Against Japan Nuclear Restart, Cleanup of Melted Reactors Non-Existent By Global Research News, April 19, 2015
Saudis Face Defeat in Yemen and Instability at Home By Mike Whitney, April 14, 2015
Gallup Poll: Americans Say Government Must “Do More” to Protect the Environment, Republicans Say ‘No!’ By Eric Zuesse, April 14, 2015
Fracking Boom Accompanied by Rise of Silent, Deadly Carcinogen in Homes: Study By Jon Queally, April 10, 2015