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

The Most Important Question About ISIS That Nobody Is Asking: How ISIS Uses Oil Wealth to Finance Its Terror Operations By Tyler Durden, November 20, 2015
Israel Stakes Claim to Golan After Oil Find By Jonathan Cook, November 14, 2015
Why is America Protecting the Islamic State (ISIS)? “Why Isn’t the US Bombing ISIS’ Oil Fields”: Turkish Journalist By Sputnik, November 13, 2015
TransCanada’s Next Move After Keystone XL: Flood Mexico with Fracked Gas with Support of US State Department By Steve Horn, November 12, 2015
Why Isn’t the US Bombing The Islamic State’s (ISIS) Oil Fields? Allies Protect Illegal Oil Smuggling to Turkey By Sputnik, November 02, 2015
Oil pump jacks pump oil in Al-Jbessa oil field in Al-Shaddadeh town of Al-Hasakah governorate
ISIS Oil Exports Worth $500 Million a Year ‘Conducted through Turkey’ By RT, November 01, 2015
IMF Pegs Canada’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies at $34 Billion By Mitchell Anderson, October 30, 2015
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China’s Nuclear Energy Boom Threatens Global Catastrophe. Coastal Array of 300 Nuclear Reactors Vulnerable to Earthquakes and Tsunamis By Oliver Tickell, October 29, 2015
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Donald Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraqis’ Oil After Destroying Their Country By Eric Zuesse, October 27, 2015
Britain’s Nuclear Deterrent, Nuclear Power Debacle By Graham Vanbergen, October 22, 2015
Another “Conspiracy Theory” Becomes Fact: The Great Oil Market Collapse Is All About Crushing Russian Control Over Syria By Tyler Durden, October 18, 2015
The Saudi Dynasty, Key U.S. Ally, Tops the World in Barbarism By Eric Zuesse, October 18, 2015
America’s Dwindling Power. Your Trip Through the American Empire By Tony Cartalucci, October 10, 2015
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“The New Middle East”: Russian Style. The Resistance Arc is Reborn By Andrew Korybko, October 10, 2015
The Oil Coup By Mike Whitney, October 09, 2015
Japan’s Bid to Become a World Leader in Renewable Energy By Andrew Dewit, October 07, 2015
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
By Chris Busby, September 22, 2015
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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
By David Hearst, September 03, 2015
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By Margaret Flowers, September 03, 2015
US Imperialism and the New Race to the Arctic By Clara Weiss, September 02, 2015
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
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk
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
Russia warns of serious global ramifications if Iran attacked
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
By Clara Weiss, June 30, 2015
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By Sputnik, June 25, 2015
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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
By Neela Banerjee, June 09, 2015
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By Global Research News, June 09, 2015
Gulf Oil Spill-Dead Dolphins
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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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