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Japan to continue to import Iran’s oil

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 29 – What gives? The incoming head of the Petroleum Association of Japan said the country’s oil industry will work with the government to make sure Iran’s oil continues to flow into the country … Continue reading

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Looking for a win-win in Baghdad

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 23 – At today’s talks in Baghdad between Iran and the so-called P5+1 nations – the U.S., Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany – the best outcome would be a win-win situation for both … Continue reading

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NATO: Advancing maritime energy security

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 21 – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization took a major step forward in international maritime energy security with the signing of an agreement for delivery of the Alliance Ground Surveillance system. “Today is a … Continue reading

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Crunch time for Iran

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 14 – International sanctions against sales of Iran’s oil are being felt in the Islamic Republic, a factor which many Western officials attribute to Tehran’s push for renewed talks over the country’s nuclear energy … Continue reading

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Busy times along the Asia-Pacific oil supply line

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, April 13 – Well, it’s long past April Fool’s Day, but only a fool would deny the tension rising in Asia-Pacific over challenges – or should we say threats – to the region’s oil supply … Continue reading

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