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  • Discovery Report:
    Spratly Islands, South China Sea – Swallow Reef: Malaysia’s Most Developed Claim in the South China Sea

    Malaysia has developed economic, scientific, and military capabilities at Swallow Reef, located about 300 kilometers from eastern Malaysia within the southern part of the Spratly Island archipelago in the South China Sea. This report examines Swallow Reef over an approximately ten-year period, providing geospatial analysis of the reef’s island facilities… Contact us today if you […]

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    Great Coco Island, Myanmar (Burma) – Chinese SIGINT Base Expansion

    Chinese SIGINT Base Expansion on Great Coco Island assures China continued access to data concerning India’s’ Ballistic Missile and Anti-Ballistic Missile testing programs as well as addressing maritime security issues in the region. This report will examine the recent increase in development of the island from 2006 to 2015… Contact us today if you would […]

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    Bandar Abbas, Iran – Update on Iran’s Mock Aircraft Carrier

    During mid-2013 the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy began construction of a large-scale, nonfunctional, mockup of a US Navy Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at the Gachin Shipyard, approximately 25km west of Bandar Abbas. The exact purpose for this vessel was initially unclear but it was assumed to be intended as both a propaganda tool […]

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    Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia – Baltic Fleet, Baltiysk Naval Base

    The Baltiysk Naval Base is located in the Baltiysk District of the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast, between the countries of Lithuania and Poland. The base sits at the southern-most tip of a natural peninsula guarding the Strait of Baltiysk, which is the passage way to the city of Kaliningrad. This report examines the current composition of […]

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    Cameron Parish, Louisiana, USA – Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG Liquefaction Project

    Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LNG) is developing a natural gas liquefaction and export capability at its Sabine Pass LNG (SPLNG) terminal adjacent to the existing LNG import and regasification facilities in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. This Insight product is a comprehensive baseline and long term monitoring report on the Sabine Pass project… Contact us today if you would […]

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    Subi Reef and Thitu Island, South China Sea – China and the Philippines: Comparative Development in the South China Sea

    China has been expanding territory and constructing new facilities at Subi Reef, located approximately 23 kilometers southwest of Philippine-occupied Thitu Island within the northern part of the Spratly Island archipelago in the South China Sea. This report examines Subi Reef and Thitu Island over a ten-year period, providing comparative geospatial analysis for each location and […]

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    Sparks, Nevada – Tesla’s Gigafactory: Powering the Future?

    Tesla Motors (TSLA) is building a 10 million-square-foot lithium-ion battery factory near Sparks, Nevada, the largest such factory in the world. This report identifies the facility, assesses its construction progress, and provides geospatial analysis of the facility’s features. Recent imagery shows that Tesla Motors has mostly completed construction of the pilot plant version of the […]

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    Najin, North Korea – Coal Transits the Nasŏn Special Economic Zone

    Centered on the coastal cities of Nasŏn and Sŏnbong, North Korea’s Nasŏn-Sŏnbong Special Economic Zone (SEZ) represents one of the country’s most significant laboratories for foreign investment and economic modernization. The SEZ hosts the southern terminus of a rail line which connects the Russian city of Khasan with Nasŏn’s port, and has seen two large […]

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    Spratly Islands – South China Sea Reclamation Destroys Fragile Reefs

    As world attention focuses on China’s aggressive land reclamation and building projects in the South China Sea since 2013, there is much concern about their scale and perceived military purpose. Focusing on the tenuous nature of Chinese ownership of these islands (Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Taiwan also claim to own some of them) these […]

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    Libyan Oil Infrastructure –Az ZawiyahOil Refinery

    Az Zāwīyah Oil Refinery is Libya’s second largest oil refinery and is located 45 kilometers west of Tripoli (Tarabulus), Libya on the Mediterranean coast. Prior to the outbreak of the Libyan “Arab Spring” in 2011, this facility exported approximately 120,000 barrels of refined oil per day…. Contact us today if you would like to learn […]

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    Spratly Islands – Competitive Expansion at London Reefs

    Vietnam and China have expanded territory and constructed new facilities at West Reef and Cuarteron Reef, respectively, located approximately 60 kilometers apart within the London Reefs chain of the Spratly Island archipelago in the South China Sea… Contact us today if you would like to learn how to purchase or subscribe.

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    USA Texas Permian Basin Oil Field Activity

    Recent developments and wide-spread use of enhanced-recovery practices in the Permian Basin has had a significant impact on US oil production. These practices improve well-head economics, which have become even more important with the recent crash in oil prices. Assuming oil prices will rise again, these efficiency gains will have long lasting impacts to oil […]

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    IRAN – Qasr-e Firuzeh Underground Facility

    In 1989, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered his military commanders to transfer all sensitive military centers, especially the ballistic missile and nuclear facilities to underground bases and under mountain ranges… Contact us today if you would like to learn how to purchase or subscribe.

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    Turkey Expansion of the Kilis Ocupinar Refugee Camp

    The Kilis Ocupinar Camp, located in Kilis Governorate immediately north of the Syrian border, is the archetype of a container-style camp and has been described as the “perfect” refugee camp in a New York Times article from February of 2014. Unlike camps that house refugees in tents, Kilis Ocupinar is made up of durable shipping […]

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    Argentina Submarine Activity at Tandanor Shipyard

    The Tandanor Shipyard is located on the northern coast of Argentina, off the Rio de La Plata estuary, in the southern portion of the city of Buenos Aires. It enjoys good deep water access to the South Atlantic Ocean, as well as commercial sectors inland via highway, rail and river..… Contact us today if you […]

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    Baiji, Iraq Burning at Baiji Oil Refinery

    Located 25 miles north from Tikrit on Iraq’s Route 1, the Baiji oil refinery is Iraq’s largest oil refinery. The refinery has the capacity to refine over 300,000 barrels a day. Following second to Baiji, the Daura refinery’s capacity is 100,000 less barrels a day…… Contact us today if you would like to learn how […]

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    North Korea Ballistic Missile Submarine Back in Port

    On May 9, 2015 North Korea’s official news agency KCNA announced that the Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un had observed a “underwater test-fire of Korean-style powerful strategic submarine ballistic missile.” South Korean officials stated that it was more accurately an “ejection test” to evaluate the process of ejecting a ballistic missile from a submerged submarine rather […]

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    Canada: First Commercial Gold Production at Goldcorp’s Eleonore Mine

    Goldcorp’s Eleonore mine, located in the James Bay region of Quebec, Canada, began its first commercial production of gold in April, 2015. According to imagery analysis, during 2013 Goldcorp constructed on-site worker housing, offices, wastewater treatment, production and… Additionally, imagery analysis reveals the mine was operational… Contact us today if you would like to learn […]

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    USA Pueblo, Colorado: Coal Ash at Xcel’s Comanche Power Plant

    Coal provides Colorado with the majority of the state’s energy requirements, as high as 81% within the past 15 years. Coal ash (also referred to as fly ash) is a by-product from the burning of coal. Located south of Pueblo, Colorado, Comanche Power Plant is a 1,400MW pulverized-coal burning facility. Imagery shows the plant complex. […]

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    Nigeria: Dangote Group Ltd. Announces Major Petroleum Projects

    Nigeria’s oil industry—the largest in Africa—is plagued with charges of corruption and millions of barrels of oil are lost each year to smugglers and organized criminal groups. Dangote’s announcement and the election of President-elect Buhari could propel Nigeria’s economy and society to a new level. Dangote’s past business successes are dramatic, but the proposed ventures […]

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    Iran: IRGC Naval Base, Jazireh-ye Qeshm Island

    The Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) Naval Base on Qeshm Island is located on the South-Central shore of the Island, between the cities of Shib Derazto the southwest and Messen to the northeast. With Iran being one of the nations bordering the Strait of Hormuz, the location of the IRGC Naval Base on Qeshm Island offers […]

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    Yemen: Balḩāf LNG Export Terminal

    On April 14, 2015, the Yemen LNG Company announced that it was evacuating personnel and halting export and liquefaction operations at the Balḩāf Terminal for security reasons. The facility itself, which is Yemen’s only LNG plant, covers 20 square kilometers of land on the Gulf of Aden and consists of two, C3MR (propane pre-cooled mixed […]

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    Sudan: Searching for Evidence of LRA

    This report provides a follow-up to the Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative report published in April 2013. That report reviewed a small portion of the Kafia Kingi region in South Darfur, Sudan. In order to update the ongoing information AllSource Analysis conducted an analysis of available satellite imagery of several areas around Dafak, Sudan and along […]

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    Nepal: Aftermath of 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake near Kathmandu

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital city of Kathmandu in Nepal, at 06:11:26 UTC on April 25, 2015. The effects of the earthquake and the numerous aftershocks have caused significant damage and loss of life in the region. In imagery from April 27, wide-spread damage to the Kathmandu area can be seen. Imagery […]

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    Pakistan: Gwadar Port: The Hub of China’s New Silk Road (sample)

    Pakistan’s Gwadar Port is the transport hub of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China’s planned $46 billion infrastructure investment linking Pakistan’s southern coast to China’s Xinjiang province. Gwadar Port is considered the cornerstone of CPEC, a project that serves both Pakistani and Chinese national security goals. Contact us today if you would like to learn […]

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    Iraq: Mosul International Airport under ISIS Control

    On June 10th of 2014, militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Ash-Sham (ISIS) finalized an assault on Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city and provincial capital of the Nineveh Governorate. Imagery from August 2nd, 2014 shows a set of buildings located across the tarmac from the Terminal Building has been burned down. These buildings lay […]

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    China: Shanghai’s Bund Water Front

    The Bund water front has newer construction on its northern and southern peripheries. Historically, it was the financial center of Shanghai and China; built up between 1900 and 1937. Spiraling from the historic water front blocks, the number of newer buildings and construction increases with an ever increasing density in all directions. Contact us today […]

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    Azerbaijan: Sangachal Terminal Expansion

    The Sangachal Terminal just northeast of Sangachal, Azerbaijan, is the primary onshore terminal for BP and Shah Deniz partners and is also the first pumping station for the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) and the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline. The terminal at Sangachalcan handles and stores oil and gas from reception to export. Sangachal Terminal expansion will focus […]

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    Nigeria Military Operations in Sambisa Forest

    On April 22, 2015, ground operations were launched against Boko Haram in the area of the Sambisa Forest Reserve in the northeast state of Borno, Nigeria. Initial battlefield reports indicate the government forces had regained some territory and Nigerian Defense representative Chris Olukolade, in a press statement announced that the Army killed Abu Mojahid, a […]

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    Libya, Clashes in Tajura and Metiga Airbase

    Since August 2014, clashes between Libyan Dawn and the Libyan National Army (LNA) coalition elements frequently erupted in the region. In mid-April 2015, clashes were reported in Tajura, a quiet and upscale neighborhood nestled between the Mediterranean coast and the coastal highway on the east side of Tripoli. Between Tripoli and Tajura a major base […]