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“US shale patch sees huge jump in bankruptcies”

“More than 200 oil and gas companies in North America have filed for bankruptcy since 2015, and the list of casualties could continue to climb this year. From 2015 through November of last year, 208 companies filed for bankruptcy, according … Continue reading

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“In a Big Shift, Russians Take to the Streets Over Everyday Complaints”

“Russians are protesting over everything from garbage disposal to hospital closures, voicing grievances about deteriorating public services as President Vladimir Putin tries to manage an economy beset by falling oil prices and international sanctions…” https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-a-big-shift-russians-take-to-the-streets-over-everyday-complaints-11577203354

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Good News: “…U.S. is a net exporter of oil for 1st time in decades”

“US exports of crude oil and petroleum products – this includes gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, naphtha, and many others – exceeded imports in September by 89,000 barrels a day, the EIA reported today, and so the US became a “net … Continue reading

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“‘Foreign-trained’ dual nationals among those arrested for stirring up violent fuel price riots – Iranian semi-official news agency”

“Dual Iranian nationals were among those who helped fuel protests against rising gasoline prices that quickly snowballed into violent riots raging through the Islamic Republic, Fars news agency reported. Iranians also holding German, Turkish and Afghan passports were among those … Continue reading

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“Moscow slams illegal US presence in Syria amid reports of new military bases being built in oil-rich province”

“US actions to bolster its ‘illegal presence’ in Syria violate international law, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Tuesday. The statement comes shortly after Turkish media reported that two new American military bases are under construction in the oil-rich … Continue reading

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“Brazil deploys 5,000 troops… worst oil spill in country’s history”

“Brazil has deployed 5,000 troops to its beaches amid mounting fury at the government’s inaction over the worst oil spill in the country’s history. The environmental catastrophe began in early September when large quantities of oil inexplicably washed ashore. The … Continue reading

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“UK, France & Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attack, without evidence or investigation”

“Without evidence, leaders of the UK, France and Germany joined the US in blaming Iran for the recent attack on Saudi oil installations, repeating a pattern set with Salisbury and Syria even as they pretended to care about peace… No … Continue reading

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