Articles by Joseph Hammond
- In Russia's Oil-Rich Bashkortostan, Terror Threats Undercut Investment Efforts
December 06 2013 11:19 AM
Russian's frigid Bashkortostan state -- site of the upcoming BRICS summit -- is rich in oil and attractive to investment, but for one thing (besides the cold): the threat of Islamic fundamentalism.
- Tourists, Corrupt Cops, And Billions Worth Of Oil: Western Ghana At A Crossroads
November 15 2013 2:07 PM
Will the discovery of major oil reserves be good or bad for Western Ghana? The jury is still out.
- Somaliland’s Oil Minister: East Africa Is The New Middle East
November 08 2013 10:47 AM
A breakaway region of war-torn Somalia may be sitting on an oil bonanza. Among those looking to profit is the former boss of Gulf spill-era BP.