Why We Should Be Concerned About Low Oil Prices. Op-Ed: Pipelineistan and Turkey: The Geo-Political Realities behind Resource Rivalry and the Looming Climate Catastrophe. Recently, I wrote a piece of possibly wider interest for my column ‘The Erimtan Angle’ in the Istanbul Gazette.
In the 21st century, humanity has suddenly come face to face with the stupendous power of nature again. In the latter part of the previous century warnings regarding man-made or anthropogenic climate change started being voiced – arguably commencing in earnest with Professor Hansen’s testimony in front of the U.S.
Senate during the summer of 1988. These dire words of caution arguably culminated in Al Gore’s sensational and “inconvenient” 2006 film. An Urgently Necessary Briefing on Syria. 1.
Syria is country about the size of Washington state, with an extraordinarily long, well-documented and glorious history, and central role in the emergence of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Before the current war, it had a population of around 22 millions. It has never threatened and poses no threat to the United States. It is a secular, constitutional republic recognized diplomatically by the United Nations and has diplomatic and usually cordial relations with Russia, Iran, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, the Philippines, Argentina, Tanzania, Cuba, Egypt, Iraq, Algeria, Oman, etc. Barrel Breakdown.
Source: Rystad Energy UCube Canada Production costs: 43.4% of barrel cost Most production growth in Canada comes from oil sands deposits in the remote boreal forests of northern Alberta, which have some of the industry's highest capital costs and longest development timelines.
Canada's oil sands represent the third largest reserves in the world after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, but its crude trades at a substantial discount to other North American grades due to its low quality and limited pipeline access to market. Energy Return on Energy Invested (ERoEI) for photovoltaic solar systems in regions of moderate insolation. Open Access Highlights Data are available from several years of photovoltaic energy experience in northern Europe.
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Just Chillin on History PART 2 OF 2 MEMOIRS OF MR HEMPHER, THE BRITISH SPY TO. Theaviationist. The New Middle East: Exit America Enter Russia. By Ghassan Kadi Is the genie finally out of the bottle?
A myriad of seemingly unrelated events and loose ends are converging in a manner that points in the direction of a huge win for Russian diplomacy in the Middle East, and we only need to connect the dots to see this scenario unfolding. What dots, one might ask? US Treachery Explodes Terror Proxies. In the last week, a wave of deadly bombings connected to al-Qaeda-linked extremists – from Bangladesh to Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia – has resulted in over 200 deaths.
The latest violence attributed to the radical Wahhabi terrorists saw suicide attacks in three Saudi cities on Monday, including Medina and Jeddah, where the target in the latter place was the US consulate building. It seems no coincidence that the upsurge in international terror assaults, which has inflicted American deaths among the victims, followed quickly on reports that the Obama administration is moving to do a deal with Russia over Syria.
The Washington Post reported last week: “The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between the two countries against some [sic] terrorists in exchange for Russia getting the Assad regime to stop bombing US-supported rebels.” On The Trail Of Dubai's Stolen Gold: A Robbed Client Breaks The Silence, And A Fascinating Detail Emerges. On Christmas Day, 2015, we told our readers the fascinating tale about the Turkish-Iranian gold smuggling ring - perhaps the biggest and most brazen in history, one which lasted for years, which saw billions in gold transported out of Turkey and into Iran to allow Tehran to circumvent the western financial sanctions using gold as a medium for bater, and which was all made possible thanks to the tiny Emirate of Dubai.
What made this particular instance of gold smuggling especially memorable is that it reached to the very political top in both Turkey, and Iran, and Dubai. Here, for those who missed it the first time, is the letter that Gold.A.E.'s stunned clients received in late December: Irish Spring. Photo.
From Qurayyah to Khurais: Turning Water Into Oil. OK, so this is more of an educational film. But by watching, you will learn the following: How crude oil straight out of the ground is processed prior to being shipped around the world.How Saudi Aramco takes seawater from the coast, treats it, transports it, and injects it into the ground, thus helping to force the oil to the surface.A few interesting tidbits about the Khurais and Ghawar oil fields.How to correctly pronounce several Saudi Arabian oil place names.
A partial list of products made from petroleum. Cubic mile of oil. The cubic mile of oil (CMO) is a unit of energy. It was created by Hew Crane of SRI International to aid in public understanding of global-scale energy consumption and resources. Crane intended the cubic mile of oil to provide a visualizable scale for comparing the contributions of these diverse energy components as a percentage of total worldwide, energy use. Definition and energy equivalents Hayden-snowden. Is nuclear war imminent? How Russia and Iran Plan to Push Oil Prices Back above $100. By John Galt September 27, 2015 09:30 ET And in turn, Remove the United States as a Superpower in the Middle East On post super blood moon Monday, Vladimir Putin will be meeting with President Obama to discuss the ISIS crisis in the Middle East.
The most unconventional weapon in Syria: Wheat. What’s the big deal between Russia and the Saudis? — RT Op-Edge. War and Natural Gas: The Israeli Invasion and Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields. More than five years ago, Israel invaded Gaza under “Operation Cast Lead”. The following article was first published by Global Research in January 2009 at the height of the Israeli bombing and invasion under Operation Cast Lead. In the wake of the invasion, Palestinian gas fields were de facto confiscated by Israel in derogation of international law. Que deviendra le Proche-Orient après l'accord entre Washington et Téhéran ?, par Thierry Meyssan. Que peuvent bien se dire John Kerry et Mohammad Javad Zarif ? La réunion du Conseil de coopération du Golfe, le 14 mai à Camp David, était la dernière étape avant que Washington et Téhéran ne signent leur accord, le 30 juin.
Les États du Golfe ne pouvaient publiquement que se féliciter de la paix retrouvée. Cependant, comme tous les protagonistes de la région, ils se demandaient qui fera les frais des clauses secrètes et cherchaient à anticiper la nouvelle donne régionale. Arabie saoudite et Russie : nouvelle prise de contact, par Boris Dolgov.
Le prince héritier d’Arabie saoudite, Mohammed ben Salmane, avec le président russe, Vladimir Poutine, lors du Forum économique de Saint-Petersbourg La prochaine visite en Russie du roi d’Arabie saoudite, Salmane ben Abdelaziz, pourrait devenir une étape charnière dans le développement des relations entre les deux pays. Les projets de réorganisation du « Moyen-Orient élargi », par Thierry Meyssan. Voici quatre ans que les États occidentaux ont lancé une vaste opération de remodelage du « Moyen-Orient élargi » qui devait placer au pouvoir, partout dans le monde arabe, la Confrérie des Frères musulmans.
Ce fut d’abord le renvoi par les seuls États-Unis de Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali de Tunisie et d’Hosni Moubarak d’Égypte, tandis que l’on faisait croire aux populations qu’elles venaient de renverser ces dictateurs. Puis, ce fut les guerres d’agression contre la Libye et la Syrie, toutes deux travesties en soutien à des « révolutions démocratiques », alors qu’elles s’appuyaient sur al-Qaïda. Cependant, depuis deux ans, force est de constater que ce dispositif a atteint sa limite et qu’il ne sera pas possible d’imposer par la force un changement de régime en Syrie. Pourtant la guerre continue, extrêmement meurtrière. Mises Institute. What Does Putin Want? Who Shall Rule The World.