ISIS is toast. You read it here last. 224 dead Russians can't be wrong. And no, the end won't be some nonsensical apocalypse out of Mohammed's collection of plagiarized fairy tales, aka the Koran, it will be over who controls the oil and gas in the area. Something the Russians care about more than revenge. Russia is now in a race to control the new proposed natural gas lines from Iran and the Persian Gulf. The fact that these pipeline routes are temporarily blocked by a 7th Century … [Read more...] about Russia’s Race To Control ISIS Oil and the Syrian Gas Pipelines
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The Islamic teenage death cult "ISIS" (think Columbine meets the Koran) has unwittingly given the Grown Up Arabs a pretext to enter the Syrian civil war directly on the side of their proxies that have been fighting to secure the Arab Sunni Gas Pipeline to Europe (as opposed to the Shiite Iranian Gas Pipeline to Europe). Yes, that's what this fracking charade really boils down to - who gets the pipeline concession through Syria. The ISIS fauxdamentalists have given the Arabs the excuse they … [Read more...] about Bombing ISIS Over a Syrian Gas Pipeline Concession
Doing the Unthinkable: Giant Gas Pipeline to Flank a New York Nuclear Power Plant Wednesday, 15 April 2015 00:00 By Ellen Cantarow, Truthout | News Analysis (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout) A very large gas pipeline will soon skirt the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC), an aging nuclear power plant that stands in the town of Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York, 30 miles north of Manhattan. The federal agencies that have permitted the project have bowed to two corporations … [Read more...] about A Ticking Time Bomb for NYC
Marcellus region to see wave of large pipeline projects Over the next three years, the Marcellus Shale region can expect to see about 17 pipeline projects meant to ship about 17.3 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas out of Pennsylvania , West Virginia and Ohio to end-users, according to IHS Energy. Those destinations “are varied, and in addition to New England, some are targeting the Midwest, eastern Canada and the South,” said Matthew Piatek, associate director of North American … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – June 25
Martens to Depart DEC One day after codifying the state’s fracking ban – the signature issue of his tenure at the helm of the DEC – the agency’s commissioner, Joe Martens, has informed his senior staffers that he plans to depart in July. In an email being sent to all agency employees, Martens says it has been an “honor, an education and a gift” to head the DEC since 2011 – the first year Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office. He also informs staffers that his executive deputy, Marc Gerstman, will … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – July 1
Crazy Cheeto didn't ban where the 9/11 attackers came from - Saudi Arabia Because he does business there. . . go figure "About 85 percent of all suspects who made attempts towards terror-related acts in the U.S. were U.S. citizens or legal residents, and about half were born as citizens in the U.S.," the Journal said, citing New America Foundation's findings. None were from the countries banned by Trump. In the past four decades, 3024 people have been killed by foreign terrorists on US … [Read more...] about The Crazy Cheeto Just Banned the Wrong Countries. Guess Why. The Trump Saudi Connection
Another Trump business venture that makes no sense at first glance... Donald Trump’s Worst Deal The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Trump Tower Baku never opened. Trump partnered with an Azerbaijani family that U.S. officials called notoriously unethical.Photograph by Davide Monteleone for The New Yorker Heydar Aliyev Prospekti, a broad avenue in Baku, … [Read more...] about Trump, Azerbaijan, and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
Bush 2.0 got Exxon the right to frack Iraq in Gulf 2.0. You knew that, right ? How Tillerson Could Frack Iraq But just not in his own frack yard . . . By Zainab Calcuttawala - Jan 11, 2017, 4:06 PM CST Former oil executive Rex Tillerson’s history of politically damaging oil dealings in the Middle East could jeopardize the future of a united Iraq as he assumes the position of U.S. Secretary of State with the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20th, pending a … [Read more...] about How Trump & Tillerson Could Frack Iraq. Some More.
Natural gas is replacing oil, as it did coal, as the fossil fuel of choice...so we can expect future Middle East wars (or the current one in Syria perhaps?) to be fought over natural gas (pipelines and shipping lanes). The special ingredient that helps explain Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic war on Qatar Natural gas lies at the heart of the Gulf’s most acute crisis in decades. Updated by Zeeshan Aleem@ZeeshanAleemzeeshan.firstname.lastname@example.org Jul 2, 2017, 12:00pm EDT Saudi … [Read more...] about Is Natural Gas More Valuable Than Oil?
Spoiler alert: The sanctions against Iran prevent it from exporting its massive resources of (conventional, unfracked) gas via a proposed pipeline in Syria. Guess who in the US might be against lifting those sanctions. Give up ? (Hint: rhymes with 'crackers') The Texas delegation turned out in force for Netanyahu's sales pitch for the gas sanctions. Ben Netanyahu has been lying about Iran's nuclear capability for over 20 years. It's a sure-fire way to get re-elected in Israel. They … [Read more...] about Netanyahu Shills for Sanctions on Iranian Gas