Big Oil Geopolitics 601: The Home Court Players

Sunni and Shia

Saud Family: Not Their First Rodeo (arabianbusiness.com)

Saud Family: On a clear day you can see — farther than on an unclear day (Bloomberg)

Iran: As in “Persia” (rubincenter.org)

Iran: Sauce for the Gander (Bloomberg Business)

China: Just Over the Hill (wikipedia)

China: Up the Hill and Down the Hill (rubincenter.org)

China and Turkey: East Meets West (rubincenter.org)

Turkey: As in “Down Range.”  Or in “Crosshairs.”

Russia: As in “Driver’s Seat” (rubincenter.org)