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China's Oil Quest Comes to Iraq
December 02, 2012
China's Oil Quest Comes to Iraq
While China’s oil dealings with countries like Iran and Sudan receive global attention, its budding relationship with Iraq may turn out to be the most important.
China's Oil Quest Comes to Iraq
China's Misguided Hugo Chávez Love Affair
November 30, 2012
China's Misguided Hugo Chávez Love Affair
China has put billions of dollars into Venezuela. What would happen if Hugo Chávez was no longer its leader?
China's Misguided Hugo Chávez Love Affair
A Global Energy Shift
November 28, 2012
A Global Energy Shift
New finds of shale gas and unconventional oil could spark a shift in global energy flows – and the world economy.
A Global Energy Shift
China, Canada and Oil Sands
October 17, 2012
China, Canada and Oil Sands
While the deal makes sense economically, Stephen Harper’s government must navigate the political minefield of China SOEs in Canada.
China, Canada and Oil Sands
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
October 06, 2012
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
For the leaders of the Islamic Republic, the real enemy is within.
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
The 'Tragedy' of China's Energy Policy
October 04, 2012
The 'Tragedy' of China's Energy Policy
Why Beijing’s energy strategy entrenches the narrative of China as a “irresponsible stakeholder.”
The 'Tragedy' of China's Energy Policy
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
September 27, 2012
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
Will North America’s new found wealth in energy reserves impact Asia?
North America's Natural Gas Boom Comes to the Asia-Pacific
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
September 19, 2012
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
China has sought to bolster its ties to South Sudan while not damaging its longer and closer relationship with the north.
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
India's Look East Policy in the South China Sea
August 31, 2012
India's Look East Policy in the South China Sea
With no territorial claims but strong economic interests in the disputed waters, India may have a role to play.
India's Look East Policy in the South China Sea
China, Canada and Oil: A Complicated Calculus
August 02, 2012
China, Canada and Oil: A Complicated Calculus
Despite efforts by Beijing to invest in Canada’s vast natural resources, challenges remain.
China, Canada and Oil: A Complicated Calculus
Singh Gets Oil Price Boost
June 28, 2012
Singh Gets Oil Price Boost
Falling oil prices have allowed India to cut the price of petrol. Manmohan Singh will be a happy man.
Singh Gets Oil Price Boost
China's Chad Courtship
June 26, 2012
China's Chad Courtship
With an eye on oil, China has been keen to court Chad. Ties are a microcosm of Beijing’s Africa role.
China's Chad Courtship
A New South China Sea Solution
June 14, 2012
A New South China Sea Solution
Tensions in the South China Sea keep rising. But cooperation on energy infrastructure might cool things down.
A New South China Sea Solution
Beijing's South China Sea Gamble
February 04, 2012
Beijing's South China Sea Gamble
If China is right, then there is enough oil under the South China Sea to feed global consumption for several years. But Beijing may be making an aggressive bet on the wrong horse.
Beijing's South China Sea Gamble
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
August 11, 2011
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
Energy-hungry, US-friendly Asian nations are left in an awkward position as US pressure on Iran increases.
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
August 11, 2011
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
Energy-hungry, US-friendly Asian nations are left in an awkward position as US pressure on Iran increases.
Trapping Iran’s Petro-Dollars
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