15 Oct '12, 12pm

Drumbeat: October 15, 2012

Iran could be planning to create a vast oil spill in the Strait of Hormuz, according to a top secret report obtained by Western intelligence officials. The aim of the operation is to both temporarily block the vital shipping channel and to force a suspension of Western sanctions. ...The goal of the plan seems to be that of contaminating the strait so as to temporarily close the important shipping route for international oil tankers, thereby "punishing" the Arab countries that are hostile to Iran and forcing the West to join Iran in a large-scale cleanup operation -- one that might require the temporary suspension of sanctions against Tehran. Western intelligence experts speculate that Jafari's planned operation is an expression of growing frustration. Contrary to claims made by Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in an interview with SPIEGEL last week, the embargo im...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/9566

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SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 15, 2012

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Daily Search Forum Recap: October 15, 2012

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Drumbeat: October 17, 2012

theoildrum.com 17 Oct '12, 1pm

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Drumbeat: October 13, 2012

Drumbeat: October 13, 2012

theoildrum.com 13 Oct '12, 2pm

1. Acclimation: humans are great at getting used to things- too great in fact. High priced gas has been around so long it ...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 12, 2012

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VP Debate Spurs Searches Like “Shirtless” (Ryan), “Laughing” (Biden) & Other “Malarkey” There’s a kind of Pavlovian respon...

Drumbeat: October 12, 2012

theoildrum.com 12 Oct '12, 2pm

Peak oil? That’s so yesterday. U.S. energy independence? No longer unthinkable. Natural gas glut? Don’t bet on it any more...

Drumbeat: October 20, 2012

Drumbeat: October 20, 2012

theoildrum.com 20 Oct '12, 3pm

Obama-Romney Debate a Chance to Delve Into Global Energy While President Obama and Mitt Romney have done plenty of sparrin...

Drumbeat: October 10, 2012

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Frugal, no, Iraq does not really believe they can increase oil production by almost 1 million barrels per day for the next...

Drumbeat: October 19, 2012

Drumbeat: October 19, 2012

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Posted by Leanan on October 19, 2012 - 10:30am An economy awash in oil : Forget the doomsayers. Cheap abundant fossil fuel...

Drumbeat: October 8, 2012

theoildrum.com 08 Oct '12, 2pm

While I rarely trust price spikes and other numbers in an election year (here in the US), and considered the 2008 oil pric...

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Drumbeat: October 5, 2012

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Drumbeat: October 6, 2012

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