Posts with tag oil

How Big Oil Founded the Environmental Movement

James Corbett, October 7 2017

Carbon taxes and carbon trading have proven to be a hard sell for an increasingly wary public, but with the Paris Agreement of 2015 the world saw the biggest step yet toward this technocratic future of energy control and carbon rationing. 

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The Chinese Oil Futures Market Has Opened. Here's What It Means.

James Corbett, March 31 2018

Do you think there might be some similar shenanigans going on with this petrodollar "alternative?" If so, then might I just say you are an extremely jaded and skeptical person. You are also correct, so give yourself a cookie.

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India and China Announce The "Oil Buyers Club"

James Corbett, June 16 2018

...now that we are living in an era where India and China are being positioned as "rivals" of the American hegemon, it certainly makes sense that we will see the key tenets of Pax Americana challenged.

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What You Need to Know About the Saudi Aramco IPO

James Corbett, November 9 2019

...in many ways, this IPO is a moment of truth for the Saudis generally. 

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What’s next?

Bob Rinear, March 20 2021

Last March, in 2020 “they” decided that in a year, they would end the “SLR” program. What’s that you ask? Policy manipulation that gave banks more latitude on what they could hold, reserve requirements, etc.

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First 100

Bob Rinear, May 12 2021

We just passed Biden’s first 100 days. How are things going? Well his first move was to cancel the keystone pipeline and ruin the lives of thousands of people who made their living working it.  Within weeks, energy costs spiked.

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I’m Confused

Bob Rinear, August 14 2021

Ocean shipping rates have been soaring. The cost to get oil to our refineries has gone up for months. So, frankly this little charade has very little chance of keeping a lid on oil prices. It’s probably going higher, unless of course they play the “lets shut the country down game” again.

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