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Airstrikes Have Yet To Stop ISIS Oil Industry

Rate this article Article Abstract: Despite airstrikes and heavy bombardments from western militaries, led by the United States, as well as attacks from various Middle Eastern countries, the Islamic State continues to demonstrate a stubborn persistence.Unlike infamous terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, the Islamic State (or ISIS) has done something extraordinary – it is actually…

Can Russia Really Afford Its Military Campaign In Syria?

Rate this article Article Abstract:  Rough estimates suggest that Moscow has spent at least $87 million for air and cruise-missile strikes in the first two weeks of its bombing campaign in Syria that began September 30. With that relatively modest investment, the Kremlin has made itself a player that cannot be ignored in the Syrian…

Bloomberg: Putin Bets on Germany as Gas Ties With Turkey Sour on Syria

Rate this article Article Abstract: It’s taken less than a year for Russian President Vladimir Putin to go from hailing Turkey as a potential linchpin in natural gas supplies to Europe to shunning it. As the nations fall out over the conflict in Syria, Moscow-based Gazprom PJSC, the world’s largest gas producer… from Natural Gas Europe – Latest…

Putin Bets on Germany as Gas Ties with Turkey Go Sour Over Syria

Rate this article Article Abstract: It takes less than a year for Russian President Vladimir Putin to go from hailing Turkey as a potential linchpin in natural gas supplies to Europe to shunning it. from Rigzone.com: Latest News Headlines Click Here To Read Full Article Visit Rigzone.com: Latest News Headlines for more great articles.

Iran’s Ballistic Missile Test Flies In The Face Of Nuclear Deal

Rate this article Article Abstract: One of the truly interesting things about Iran’s stepped up involvement in Syria (be it through Tehran’s various Shiite militias, the Quds, or most visibly, via Hezbollah) is that it demonstrates an outright disregard for the nuclear deal.That’s certainly not an attempt to scold Iran. In fact, it’s never been…

War in Syria Changes Regional Gas Balance

Rate this article Article Abstract: The involvement of Russia in the Syrian war is a development of macro-historical proportions. It is the first time in history that Russia intervenes directly, and with formidable military force, in the Middle East, within a stone’s throw from the Saudi Peninsula where immense hydrocarbon reserves are… from Natural Gas…

Oil price, Ithaca, Petrofac, President, Afren, And finally…

Rate this article Article Abstract: Oil price Another hike in the crude price yesterday and as not much has changed on fundamentals we should assume that the market is adding a modest geopolitical premium in for hostilities in Syria. W from OilVoice Headlines Click Here To Read Full Article Visit OilVoice Headlines for more great…

How Russia Is Deploying Its Military In Syria

Rate this article Article Abstract: The Russian Air Force launched its first acknowledged bombing raids in Syria on September 30, 2015. Most of the sorties were flown by Su-24M2s, and the rest by Su-25s. The Russians claimed that they conducted about 20 sorties against at least six objectives in three specif-ic target areas. The targets…