Oil & Energy Investor by Dr. Kent Moors

The Situation Room: Dealing with a Persian Gulf Mess

by | published June 17th, 2019

Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s Situation Room briefing. Now, this week, just about everything I am doing centers about the rising crisis in the Persian Gulf and its impact on energy investment risk.

On Friday, I wrote about the latest oil tanker attacks in the highly strategic Strait of Hormuz. After the U.S. blamed Iran for this attack, Iran is now threatening once again to close this vital stretch of water.

In other words, things are getting stickier, and that means my days are getting busier.

So, here are the most important situations I’ll be watching over the next few days:

A Sticky Wicket Is Forming With China after Violent Tanker Attacks

by | published June 15th, 2019

The plot is thickening.

I wrote on Friday about the recent tanker attacks in the Strait of Hormuz, and the current geopolitical situation surrounding it.

I have been in constant contact with my global network, and they’ve been giving me up-to-date information about what’s going on. I began my conference calls at 2 in the morning on Friday concerning the rapidly deteriorating situation in the Persian Gulf.

As we approach the end of June, I will have more information on the latest events and risk implications that have been added to my upcoming meetings in London, and I intend on taking you with me.

To put things mildly, as the Brits say, there could be a sticky wicket forming.

Now, at the time of the attacks, I was mostly in touch with my contacts in Iran and Iraq.

But now the Chinese are getting in on the action