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  1. September 29, 2014

    US poised to become world’s leading liquid petroleum producer

    The US is overtaking Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of liquid petroleum, in a sign of how its booming...

  2. September 28, 2014

    Political risk is now a growth industry in its own right

    Brandishing colour-coded maps and complex scoring systems and boasting an array of top-level government contacts, political...

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  1. Turkey and the World

    Turkish business has suffered from the strife in Syria and Libya while Turkey’s politi...
  2. New Trade Routes: Turkey 2013

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  1. September 26, 2014

    Armed forces prepare for action

    As Britain’s parliamentarians debated military intervention in the conflict in Iraq, the country’s armed forces were...

  2. September 21, 2014

    Libyan Islamists push hardline agenda amid the chaos they created

    They had threatened him before. Earlier this summer, envoys from one of the Islamist militias that dominate the eastern...

  3. September 21, 2014

    Turkish businesses embrace opportunities in north Africa in spite of Libya risk

    In June, Turkish engineer Aykut Simsar was living the pleasant life of an expatriate in the Libyan city of Misurata,...

  4. September 17, 2014

    Oil slips on scepticism over Opec cuts

    Oil prices eased as traders paused to consider recent news from Opec and Libya as well as official data that showed a larger...

  5. The A-List

    September 16, 2014

    US must work harder to win over Arab regimes on Isis

    The US administration is trying to convince its populace and the world that it is successfully forging a new alliance in the...

  6. September 11, 2014

    America must leave the defeat of Isis to local states

    Can the US “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or Isis, as President Barack Obama promised...

  7. September 11, 2014

    International Energy Agency notes ‘remarkable’ oil demand growth fall

    The world’s appetite for crude oil slowed at a “remarkable” pace during the second quarter because of weak economic growth...

  8. Nick Butler

    September 8, 2014

    Back to basics for the energy sector

    Energy executives returning from their summer holidays face some hard choices. I know of at least three major oil and gas...

  9. September 1, 2014

    Libya reappoints PM and asks him to form ‘crisis government’

    Libya’s newly elected parliament has reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as prime minister, asking him to form a “crisis...

  10. August 29, 2014

    Russia-Ukraine tension sends crude higher

    Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine sent crude futures higher on Friday, but prices remained on target for a...

  11. FT Alphaville

    August 26, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Martin Wolf on what’s wrong with corporate governance - “The unemployment rate in the first half...

  12. August 26, 2014

    UAE and Egypt warned over air raids in Libya

    The UN’s newly appointed envoy to Libya on Tuesday warned that outside intervention would not prevent the country’s slide...

  13. August 25, 2014

    Libya’s neighbours call for aid to help disarm militias

    Foreign ministers of countries bordering Libya on Monday called for an international push to disarm militias and support the...

  14. August 25, 2014

    Hero of Libya’s revolution wages war on government

    Salah Badi has a reputation for resorting to other means when politics do not go his way. A hero of the 2011 uprising...

  15. August 24, 2014

    Libyan Islamist militias claim control of main Tripoli airport

    Islamist-led fighters in Libya say they have seized control of Tripoli’s main international airport, following more than a...

  16. August 18, 2014

    StanChart faces fresh $300m US settlement

    Standard Chartered is in talks to pay up to $300m to New York’s top banking regulator to settle allegations it failed to...

  17. FT Alphaville

    August 14, 2014

    Oil and the prospect of a Chinese shale boom

    Russia geopolitical risk? Check. Middle East geopolitical risk? Check. But commodity prices, and in particular oil prices,...

  18. beyondbrics

    August 13, 2014

    Guest post: turmoil laps around the Gulf, but prospects remain bright

    By John Sfakianakis Gaza, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Egypt are all part of a region which has been consumed by anarchy,...

  19. The World

    August 7, 2014

    Meanwhile, outside Gaza, civilians are also dying

    The Gaza strip was not the only place where civilians were suffering and dying last week. There were (and are) several other...

  20. August 4, 2014

    Libya MPs defy Islamists to attend Tobruk swearing-in ceremony

    An overwhelming majority of Libya’s new MPs defied Islamists and their militia allies to attend a swearing-in ceremony in...

  21. August 4, 2014

    Pentagon confronts militant dilemma in Africa

    The hum of US drones is becoming more familiar over African skies. From Nigeria to Somalia, US military presence on the...

  22. August 3, 2014

    Rival militias battle for control of Tripoli

    A battle between rival militias for control of Tripoli’s main airport left at least 22 people dead and 72 injured in the...

  23. Nick Butler

    August 3, 2014

    Egypt's looming energy crisis

    A protester waves the Egyptian flag (Getty) After a decade of introspection, Europe is being forced to confront the...

  24. August 2, 2014

    Britain to pull embassy staff out of Libya

    TRIPOLI, Aug 2 – Britain will close its embassy in Tripoli from August 4, evacuating diplomatic staff to Tunisia, after...

  25. July 30, 2014

    Paris evacuates French and British from Libya fighting

    France has evacuated almost 50 French citizens together with seven Britons by warship from Libya amid deteriorating security...

  26. July 29, 2014

    APR Energy bolstered by contract extensions

    Shares in APR Energy rose almost 10 per cent on Tuesday after the temporary power rental company announced that its two...

  27. July 28, 2014

    Libya struggles with tanker blaze as militia fighting escalates

    The Libyan government said on Monday it had called for international help to tackle a huge blaze in a fuel storage tank in...

  28. July 27, 2014

    Voices from Libya’s armed struggle

    On a Friday afternoon in June in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, a street battle erupts for control of Martyrs Square. It is...

  29. July 26, 2014

    US evacuates Libya embassy after militia violence

    TRIPOLI, July 26 – The US evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving its staff under heavy military guard across...

  30. July 24, 2014

    Repsol looks to Canada as earnings double

    Repsol, the Spanish energy group, on Thursday released forecast-beating results for the second quarter, with net earnings...

  31. July 23, 2014

    US crude prices gain on stocks reduction

    US oil prices moved higher on Wednesday after official data showed a further reduction in stocks at the country’s biggest...

  32. July 20, 2014

    Government-aligned militia adds to Libya’s political turmoil

    Camp 27, a military base on the shore of the Mediterranean, west of Tripoli, was an ideal spot for Muammer Gaddafi’s son...

  33. Nick Butler

    July 20, 2014

    Oil and an independent Kurdistan

    Flying east over the mountains into the new international airport of Erbil, the administrative capital of Kurdistan, you are...

  34. July 18, 2014

    Global oil prices rise after plane disaster

    The price of oil on both sides of the Atlantic rose on Friday as news of the Malaysian airline crash intensified...

  35. July 17, 2014

    Tripoli warns rival militias over airport battle

    Libya’s interim government says it will hold rival militia leaders criminally responsible for refusing to abide by orders to...

  36. July 17, 2014

    Supply setbacks will push oil price higher

    A possible resumption of oil exports from Libya, as yet unhindered production in Iraq, and hopes of a nuclear deal with...

  37. July 15, 2014

    Oil drops sharply as supply concerns ease

    Brent crude suffered its biggest one-day percentage fall since the start of the year as concerns about supply disruptions...

  38. July 15, 2014

    UN pulls out of Libya as Tripoli airport shelled

    TRIPOLI, Libya, July 15 – A militia shelled Tripoli airport, destroying 90 per cent of the aircraft there, a Libyan...

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