Al Qaeda Attacks Oil Interests in Yemen

April 10, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Things are certainly hotting up for foreign oil companies in Yemen. A blast shook an area near the headquarters of Canadian oil company Nexen in the capital Sanaa yesterday. The blast followed Sunday’s mortar attack by an Al Qaeda terrorist organization on a residential complex in Yemen that houses executives and the headquarters of Safer … Read More

Saudi Holds 200 Over Foiled Oil Attack

November 29, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 208 militants for involvement in cells planning an imminent attack on an oil installation, as well as attacks on clerics and security forces. State television in the world’s biggest oil exporter said one of the cells was planning to smuggle in missiles. Al Qaeda sympathizers have mounted a campaign … Read More

Al-Qaeda “Confess” on TV About Saudi Oil Attack

May 16, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

Captured al-Qaeda militants have “confessed” on Saudi media that last year’s foiled suicide attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility was part of a plot to strike oil installations in an attempt to draw U.S. troops into Saudi Arabia. Four alleged members of an al-Qaeda terror cell arrested following the Feb. 2006 attack on … Read More

McCain Warns of Vulnerability of Foreign Oil

April 24, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

In the third of three major policy addresses, Republican presidential candidate, John McCain has talked about the “great and urgent challenge – breaking our nation’s critical dependence on foreign sources of oil”. In a speech to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) McCain warned that America’s “dependency on foreign oil and the way … Read More

Al Qaeda Group Urges Attacks Against US Oil Interests

February 15, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

A Saudi Arabian terrorist group affiliated with Al Qaeda has urged Muslim militants to attack oil facilities worldwide, including in Canada, Mexico and Venezuela, to stop the flow of oil to the United States. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said in its monthly magazine posted on an Islamic website that “cutting oil supplies to … Read More