Tag Archives: BIG OIL

Kurdish Independence, Exxon Mobil & Greater Israel

Yesterday, when Iraqi forces took the city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil installations from Kurdish peshmerga rebels, the citizens of that highly strategic city in northern Iraq came out in force to show their jubilation. Continue reading

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Press TV Interview: Divided OPEC

Dean Henderson is the author of five books: Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries, Das Kartell der Federal Reserve, Stickin’ it to the Matrix & The Federal Reserve Cartel.  You can subscribe free to his weekly Left Hook column @www.hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com

Putting The Eggs In One Basket

1993-4-gafield-ar-chicks-getting-big-garden-going(Excerpted from Chapter 7: The Four Horsemen: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The latest wave of mergers in the oil industry began in the early 1960’s.  Eight of the top twenty-five oil companies in 1960 had merged by 1970. Exxon bought Monterey Oil and Honolulu Oil.  Chevron scooped up Standard Oil of KY.  Atlantic Oil merged with Richfield Refining to form ARCO, then gobbled up Sinclair.  Marathon Oil bought Plymouth Refining. Continue reading

The Octopus Requires Energy

2012-7-2-sky-shots-4(Excerpted from Chapter 7: The Four Horsemen: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

There is a direct correlation between downstream investment and concentration of economic power in the oil patch.  The two most vertically integrated companies are RD/Shell and Exxon Mobil.  These behemoths have also led the charge towards horizontal integration within the energy industry, investing heavily in natural gas, coal and uranium resources. Continue reading

Big Fish Swimming Downstream

2014-8-29-columbia_jefferson-city-18(Excerpted from Chapter 7: The Four Horsemen: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

John D. Rockefeller himself did not control crude reserves.  Instead he invested heavily in refining and cut deals with the Morgan-controlled railroads to cut his shipping costs.  Texas wildcatters had to pay much more to ship their oil. They possessed neither the esoteric knowledge of refining crude, nor the capital to build expensive refineries.  All their money was tied up in drilling rigs, which were not cheap either.  By 1895 Standard Oil controlled 95% of both shipping and refining of US oil. [274] Continue reading

Press TV Interview: Plunging Oil Prices

Dean Henderson is the author of five books:Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries, Das Kartell der Federal Reserve,Stickin’ it to the Matrix & The Federal Reserve Cartel.  You can subscribe free to his weekly Left Hookcolumn @www.hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com

Press TV Interview: US Backing of Saudi Cluster Bombs Despicable

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Press TV Dean Henderson Saudi cluster bombs dispicable

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Dean Henderson is the author of five books:Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries, Das Kartell der Federal Reserve,Stickin’ it to the Matrix & The Federal Reserve Cartel.  You can subscribe free to his weekly Left Hook column @www.hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com