Archive for November, 2009

China’s Global Oil Ambitions

Courtesy of The Financial Times, an excellent look at the reach of China’s state oil companies around the globe.  As the article notes: On a leafy street in Almaty, a few hundred miles from Kazakhstan’s border with China, the elegant mansion of China National Petroleum Corporation is kept under close guard. Behind its closed shutters, […]

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The Myanmar Pipeline Project

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, an interesting look at how China and its neighbors are moving ahead on a multibillion-dollar oil-and-gas pipeline project that promises to greatly enhance the financial strength of Myanmar’s military regime and boost its political clout in Asia. As the article notes: “…Many details of the project remain a mystery. […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.