Crude-By-Rail Could Save The Permian Boom

Crude-by-Rail (CBR) has been a savior for North American producers seeking higher returns for heavily discounted crudes caused by a lack of pipeline take-away capacity. But...

  • Aug 16, 2018 10:35 AM

Is The Swedish Government Funding Anti-Semitism?

" The municipality of Malmö uses taxpayers' money to support 'Group 194', an organization that posts anti-Semitic images on its Facebook page -- such as a defamatory cartoon portraying a Jew drinking blood and eating a child. "

  • Aug 13, 2018 2:00 AM

Child Brides In Turkey

"In Turkey you may abuse a 13-year-old and walk free, but you may not tease the president. "

  • Jul 31, 2018 3:30 AM

The Permian Is Banking On These Key Pipelines

Booming crude oil and natural gas production in the Permian Basin and not enough pipeline takeaway capacity have widened the discounts at which oil and natural gas pumped in the most prolific U.S. shale basin are trading relative to the U.S. benchmarks.

  • Jul 13, 2018 11:01 AM

A Storm Is Brewing In The Southern Gas Corridor

The €40 billion Southern Gas Corridor pipeline bringing Azeri gas to Europe was intended to be linked to Italy’s by a yet-to-be-built Trans Adriatic Pipeline, TAP. However, the coalition government of the Five Star Movement and the League has created much uncertainty...

  • Jun 25, 2018 3:30 AM

Permian Boom Jeopardized By Pipeline Troubles

The Permania has begun to take its toll on all those investors that saw it as the next huge thing. With production booming, pipeline capacity has become tight, and producers are forced to sell their crude at a painful discount to benchmarks.

  • Jun 11, 2018 12:36 PM

Frontrunning: May 17

  • Japan Considers Retaliation Against U.S. Steel Tariffs (WSJ)
  • US sanctions war against Iran prompts fight-back from Europe (CNBC)
  • North Korea says won't hold talks with 'incompetent' South unless differences settled (Reuters)
  • Trump Shows Flexibility on North Korea Talks (BBG)
  • May 17, 2018 8:41 AM

Frontrunning: May 16

  • North Korea Bristles at U.S. Demands; Summit in Jeopardy (WSJ)
  • Trump Is ‘Ready to Meet’ Despite North Korea's Threat on Summit (BBG)
  • Italian markets jolted by 5-Star, League coalition proposals (Reuters)
  • Italian Bonds Fall While Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down (BBG)
  • EU Readies Measures to Protect Firms From U.S. Sanctions on Iran (BBG)
  • May 16, 2018 8:44 AM

Hypersonic Weapons: The Perfect Tool For Asymmetrical Warfare

“there are military areas in which the United States maintains a technological advantage [over Russia and China], others in which there is substantial parity, and others in which the United States is lagging behind, revealing a technological gap with its peer competitors...”

  • May 13, 2018 11:00 PM

Frontrunning: May 11

  • Quotas Return as Countries Seek U.S. Tariff Exemptions (WSJ)
  • Trump plan for drug prices may spare industry (Reuters)
  • Squeeze on Iranian Oil Could Upset OPEC Pact (WSJ)
  • Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel (Reuters)
  • Democrats Campaign on Health-Care Expansion After Failed ACA Repeal (WSJ)
  • May 11, 2018 8:44 AM