Author Nicholas Borroz

Nicholas Borroz

Nicholas Borroz is contributor at the International Security Observer (ISO). Nicholas is an independent analyst of energy geopolitics with an emphasis on oil and gas transportation infrastructure. He works for a DC-based risk consultancy and has three years’ experiencing working for the US government in international affairs where he focused on development, energy, and macroeconomics. Nicholas is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies. He is English native speaker and speaks Spanish, Arabic, Thai, and Italian.


Firms and individuals operating and investing in Nigeria may soon see their assets stranded or otherwise impaired due to political turmoil and regional security issues. Nigeria’s contentious presidential election was…


The Sino-Burmese pipeline project has the potential to significantly benefit both China and Burma. From the Chinese perspective, however, the pipelines may be creating more problems than they would solve.…