Energy Politics Archive
We are currently in the midst of the largest global resource chase ever witnessed. Every major political player is looking to lock up energy resources to fuel their economy and enhance their population's standard of living. That makes fuel more political than any other resource on the planet. Some countries have it - and other countries want it. That leads to clashes and conflicts. Whether OPEC is toying with oil prices, or China's bullying its neighbors in the South China Sea, or Russia's using its natural gas to extort smaller European countries... These geopolitical developments have a profound effect on the market.