India seeks a place at the other nuclear table

By Sabena Siddiqui Since 2016, India has been making efforts to attain membership of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) , a nuclear technology control organization created to prevent misuse of nuclear technology and proliferation of nuclear materials. As a rule, prospective members have to be signatories of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a prerequisite. … Continue reading India seeks a place at the other nuclear table

The Qatar blockade, petro-yuan & coming war on Iran

Dan Glazebrook is a freelance political writer who has written for RT, Counterpunch, Z magazine, the Morning Star, the Guardian, the New Statesman, the Independent and Middle East Eye, amongst others. His first book “Divide and Ruin: The West’s Imperial Strategy in an Age of Crisis” was published by Liberation Media in October 2013. It … Continue reading The Qatar blockade, petro-yuan & coming war on Iran

Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery

After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground yesterday on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. The oil refinery, which will be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces, was first expected … Continue reading Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery

Energy News – Indonesia

A quiet dispute between Jakarta, Japan's Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell over the massive Masela gas project threatens to crimp new investment in the sector By John McBeth Joint venture energy giants Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell plc have remained quiet on whether they will continue to pursue the development of the massive … Continue reading Energy News – Indonesia

Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion

Recently, officials from over a dozen countries gathered in Arkhangelsk, Russia for the international forum 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue'. Among the forum's senior participants was Russian nuclear energy giant Rosatom. Officials from the company and from the government previewed Rosatom's role in the new wave of intensive Arctic development Speaking at the forum, Rosatom CEO … Continue reading Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion