Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Obama Doctrine...

...a continuing series...

I have written several times in the past regarding my position that U.S. Foreign Policy will take a decidedly antipodean tack.  The following "news" from the United States Geological Survey should dispel any notion of U.S. ambivalence in Africa.  It is far too important under any future scenario of resource usage.

The full report can be found here, is compelling reading and will shape much of the future of the Continent.  Let the games begin.

Four geologic provinces along the east coast of Africa recently were assessed for undiscovered, technically recoverable oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids resources as part of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) World Oil and Gas Assessment. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the USGS estimated mean volumes of 27.6 billion barrels of oil, 441.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 13.77 billion barrels of natural gas liquids

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