Orlen: Is Poland’s Energy Giant A Tool Of The Government?
Courtesy of The Financial Times, an article on Poland’s energy giant, Orlen: Until a few years ago, Daniel Obajtek was the mayor of Pcim, a village whose name gets used in a derogatory way by [...]
India’s Opportunity To Shape The New BRICS Moment
Courtesy of The Diplomat, commentary on India’s opportunity to shape the new BRICS direction and prevent China from using BRICS expansion to grow its strategic influence in the developing [...]
Kazakhstan’s Uranium Exacerbating Geopolitical Conflict in Eurasia
Courtesy of The Jamestown Foundation, a look at Kazakhstan’s unique role in the global uranium market: Kazakhstan is the largest producer and exporter of uranium globally, mining and exporting [...]
Petrobras Eyes New Investments In Guyana, Venezuela and Bolivia
Via Upstream Online, a report that Brazil’s Petrobras is eyeing new investments in Guyana, Venezuela and Bolivia: Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras is assessing the possibility [...]
Cambodia Bets on BRI, But Should Also Count Costs
Via East Asia Forum, an article on Cambodia’s benefits and costs of being part of China’s BRI: China is Cambodia’s largest bilateral donor, lender, investor and trading partner. About a [...]
America Is Winning Against China in Oceania
Courtesy of Foreign Policy, analysis on why there may be less to Beijing’s security gains in the Pacific than meets the eye: April 20, 2022, was a dark day for the United States in Oceania. On that [...]

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.