Tag: oil

  • Somali invites oil exploration

    Despite security concerns and price slump, oil is still a big draw.  Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil The price of oil may have fallen off a cliff […]

  • Greenpeace rammed to prevent piracy

    Activists injured in incident. Spanish navy rammed Greenpeace boat to prevent “piracy,” Defense Ministry says The Spanish Defense Ministry has justified the actions of the country’s navy, which rammed into […]

  • Indonesia bolsters defences

    Fighter and Apache helicopter bases planned.  RI to strengthen defense in South China Sea To increase its military defenses in the South China Sea, the government is preparing to establish […]

  • Norway to aid Somaliland piracy fight

    Norway also investigating oil exploration in country. Somaliland: Norway will assist the fight against regional piracy projects Public diplomacy and National security news. President Ahmed Silanyo received at the presidential […]

  • Nicaragua to Start Exploring for Oil in Caribbean

    Nicaragua says it will start exploring for oil in an area of the Caribbean Sea disputed with Colombia Nicaragua to Start Exploring for Oil in Caribbean Nicaragua says it will […]

  • Offshore Oil Discovery

    Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie, the newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff has stated that the discovery of oil offshore in Ghana has changed the maritime security dynamics Offshore oil discovery […]

  • Watching the Gulf of Guinea

    As Washington has assessed the implications of Iranian threats to close the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most critical energy chokepoint, a crisis has loomed in another critical maritime energy […]

  • Nigeria’s Corrupt Oil Market

    Corruption did not begin with President Goodluck Jonathan’s government. But, at the current rate, corruption would kill Nigeria on his watch. By a number of credible accounts, more than $500 […]

  • Chokepoints

    World oil chokepoints for maritime transit of oil are a critical part of global energy security. About half of the world’s oil production moves on maritime routes. Chokepoints are narrow […]

  • Oil Change

    The UAE  is set to support the government of Somaliland in efforts to stop youths being lured away from home out into sea piracy and terrorism. The current lack of […]