Petrodollars & US dollar

Mideast oil exporters - Apr 6

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Energy demand in Gulf States to curtail oil exports
Dubai power shortage continues to deepen

Qatar says it will continue to peg its currency to the falling dollar

Iranian Pres. calls for joint OPEC bank, currency

archived April 6, 2008

United States - March 31

Staff, Energy Bulletin

WSJ: Ten days that changed capitalism
Dollar chilled by rise of euro
Suburban sprawl, by the numbers
'They’re going to have to give properties away'
Silent insect killer ravages West: pine beetles and global warming

archived March 31, 2008

Oil producers - Mar 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Gulf currencies may drop dollar peg
UAE: Gas shortage to double cost of electricity
Venezuela wants euros for some fuel exports
Mexico leftist seizes oil reform to drive comeback
Stalking the Arctic

archived March 17, 2008

Is it a currency war?

Zeenia Satti, The Dawn (Pakistan)

THE UN Security Council’s March 3 sanctions against Iran not only present a diplomatic victory for President Bush but also a major success for Washington in the first phase of its currency war with Tehran. The war began with the commencement of Iran’s oil bourse in mid-February.

archived March 12, 2008

Economics - Mar 10

Staff, Energy Bulletin

NAFTA's legacy: the worst agreement Canada ever signed

Twin shocks of finance and resources
Krassimir Petrov: Eurozone economy heading for hard landing

archived March 10, 2008

Geopolitics - Mar 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iran shifts oil sales away from dollar
'Oil had nothing to do with US invasion of Afghanistan'

Oil money is coming - and there is little the west can do about it

archived March 2, 2008

United States - Feb 25

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Bali confirmed the shift: U.S. is on board now
GM exec calls global warming a "crock"
The dollar system and US economic reality post-Iraq war

archived February 25, 2008

Geopolitics - Feb 20

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Slouching towards Petroeurostan (Iran oil bourse)
Korea resources diplomacy: aim for a
prudent, precise approach
Iraq oil law stalled, no end in sight
German regulator warns of Europe power shortages
Coal markets rocked by Eskom (S.A.)
Smoke and mirrors: China's green energy

archived February 20, 2008

Iran oil bourse to open February 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The long-delayed Iranian Oil Bourse (IOB) will start operations on Sunday, the official Iranian news agency IRNA said, citing the country's oil minister. (Articles in the press)

archived February 15, 2008

Geopolitics - Feb 15

Staff, Energy Bulletin

OPEC finance chiefs to discuss $ oil pricing
The door to Iraq's oil opens
Iranians scheme to elude sanctions
Energy policy is foreign policy

archived February 15, 2008