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  1. Scorpio

    Feeling Abandoned, Saudi Arabia Ups the Ante

    Feeling Abandoned, Saudi Arabia Ups the Ante John Browne Posted Jan 14, 2016 Last week a major diplomatic crisis developed between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the Saudi execution of Nimr al Nimr, a charismatic Shiite cleric and anti-Sunni political activist. Nimr's execution was an important...
  2. Scorpio

    Theory

    So I have this theory, That the gold standard was replaced by the 'oil' or petro dollar standard, as the gold standard was found wanting and too 'limiting', shall we say, in the face of fiat desire to expand. That worked for 40-45 years or so, and now we come up on a new point in time, where...
  3. Scorpio

    Oil's slide below $30 sends shockwaves far and wide

    Oil's slide below $30 sends shockwaves far and wide NEW YORK | By Catherine Ngai and Jessica DiNapoli An oil well is seen near Denver, Colorado February 2, 2015. Reuters/Rick Wilking U.S. oil stumbled below $30 for the first time in 12 years to levels that threaten the survival of many U.S...
  4. Scorpio

    Russia prepares final end to petro-dollar by pricing oil in rubles in new market

    Russia prepares final end to petro-dollar by pricing oil in rubles in new market The Examiner Cracks widen for dollar as Iran and India to settle oil outside petro-dollar The U.S. controlled petro-dollar system has been in place since 1973 when former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger...
  5. Scorpio

    Something Has Got To Break

    Something Has Got To Break Gail Tverberg Actuary Gail Tverberg explains the tight correlation between the rates of GDP growth and growth in energy supply. For decades, energy has been becoming more costly to obtain, and instead of accepting lower GDP growth, we have been using debt to fund...
  6. Goldhedge

    Towards The Collapse Of Saudi Arabia

    Cheap oil is a debt weapon... Towards The Collapse Of Saudi Arabia – Thierry Meyssan While the Saud family enjoys the last few moments of its dictatorship, the decapitation of the leader of the opposition, Nimr al-Nimr, deprives half of the Saudi population of all hope. For Thierry Meyssan, the...
  7. gringott

    Fossil Fuel is Nuclear Waste....

    Stumbled on this, found it quite interesting. Always has bothered me how "fossil fuel" got down so deep in the earth. http://canadafreepress.com/print-friendly/28111 Here is a taste: :blew up:
  8. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 2nd Ed., Vol.2 ~ Jan 11th - 15th

    Deleted my posts. Nothing more than old / outdated business news. Way too much of this nonsense. WOT
  9. Scorpio

    Forget The Past? The Energy Report 12/31/15

    Forget The Past? The Energy Report 12/31/15 Thursday, December 31, 2015 by Phil Flynn of The PRICE Futures Group Should auld markets be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld markets be forgot and auld lang sine? Not on you life! Oil put in its second back to back losing years since...
  10. Scorpio

    Don't know where it is going but..........

    First tanker carrying U.S. crude exports sets off from Texas By Lynn Cook and Erin Ailworth Published: Dec 31, 2015 6:27 p.m. ET Foreign-bound oil is first since 40-year ban was recently lifted Bloomberg News An oil tanker discharges its load of crude oil at the Port of Corpus...
  11. searcher

    Weekly Market Wrap Up 12/31

    Deleted posts. Old news, way too many posts, vids & threads.
  12. Scorpio

    Top 10 Oil And Gas Stories Of 2015

    Top 10 Oil And Gas Stories Of 2015 Monday, December 28, 2015 by Oilprice.com of Oilprice.com 2015 has been an historic year for oil markets, one that few will forget. At the beginning of the year, crude oil was well on its way to the lowest point since the financial crisis, dropping into the...