The latest edition of Platts’ Capitol Crude podcast builds on issues I’ve explored here on The Fuse. I joined Platts reporters Herman Wang and Brian Scheid to discuss ISIS oil operations, revenues and exports; we also touch on bigger questions like whether or not international prices impact the ISIS market (spoiler alert: they don’t). Much of the conversation focuses on the effectiveness of the coalition’s airstrike campaign.
To learn more, read my previous coverage on The Fuse, including Taking Stock of ISIS Oil (Part 1 and Part 2), Tidal Wave II: Understanding the Pentagon’s New Strategy to Cripple ISIS Oil, and Libya’s Oil in ISIS’ Crosshairs.
See also my Daily Beast article from December: Revealed: Assad Buys Oil from ISIS.