Enbridge’s Northern Gateway: Energy Politics & Oil Spread Pricing

The Harper government’s June 17th approval for Enbridge’s construction of their Northern Gateway pipeline has been the centerpiece of Canadian political controversy in the past month. Analysts and investors are simultaneously rejoicing and lamenting the landmark decision as the energy industry turns its eye on Enbridge’s response to the approval. With 209 conditions prescribed by […]

Oil Markets Evolving with Shifting Political Climates in the Middle East

In the last 20 years, demand for oil and natural gas in Turkey has increased exponentially, and the country has developed into a significant consumer within the energy markets; however, the demand conditions coupled with insufficient natural resources have spiked Turkey’s energy import bill to alarming levels. The International Energy Agency (IEA) anticipates Turkey’s energy […]