The Oil Factor
The Oil Factor
Another Hurdle for Iran’s Crude Comeback

A sanctions-stunted oil tanker fleet could delay Iran’s oil resurgence.

The Oil Factor
The Specter of Saudi Instability

For those who think the Middle East doesn’t really matter all that much anymore, a major oil crisis that destabilized the global economy would be an important wake-up call.

The Oil Factor
Foreign Investors Brave Violence in South Sudan

Violence erupted again in South Sudan on Monday, with bouts of gunfire reported across the capital and claims by the President that a group of soldiers attempted to overthrow the government. The country remains one of the most unstable in the world, yet its sizable oil wealth has made it one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and an attractive country for foreign investment.

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