Category: ‘ Barrels At Risk ’

 

ISIS in Libya

When ISIS began rearing its head and taking broad swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria last year, there were obvious questions about where the group was likely to spread next. Libya was a clear natural vulnerability, given the on...

Revisiting the Rig Count

If the first quarter of 2015 will be remembered for anything in energy markets, it will be the precipitous decline of the rig count. When oil prices began dropping last October, everyone believed the U.S. oil rig count would take ...

SAFE Releases Latest Energy Security Fact Pack

Today, SAFE released its fourth quarter update to the Energy Security Fact Pack, a powerful repository of the most recent trends affecting American energy security and the global oil market today. This update examines current oil ...

Where are the Barrels at Risk?

Last week, SAFE released the second Energy Security Fact Pack, which provides a comprehensive quarterly snapshot of the most important energy security trends. An overview of the Fact Pack and download link can be found here. ...

Iraq Could “Send Economic Forecasters Back to the Drawing Board”

One month ago, Iraq—OPEC’s second largest oil producer—was seeing steady gains production prompting hope that the country would finally begin to realize the its potential as the holder of the world’s fifth largest oil rese...

Barrels at Risk: Nigeria

Tribal warfare. Illegal pipelines. Makeshift refineries. Oil theft. Chronic spills. Rampant corruption. Smuggling and fraud.  Nigeria’s oil industry, like those of many other OPEC member states, is a slow motion disaster, and h...
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