Regions

  • Baghdad-KRG deal gradually coming on line

    The oil-export deal between the Kurds and the rest of Iraq is working, in part, but complexities and differences still bedevil it, writes Kirk Sowell


  • All change in Saudi Arabia

    King Salman has moved quickly with senior appointments designed to see off threats - at home and abroad - to the Kingdom’s stability. Gerald Butt reports from Riyadh


  • Aramco takes charge of Saudi oil policy

    Ali Naimi’s oil ministry will no longer be the driver of the kingdoms’ energy strategy, which will reflect broader geopolitical goals. Even the policy of maintaining spare capacity may be up for grabs, writes Gerald Butt in Riyadh


  • Few signs that conflict in Yemen will end soon

    The Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen are deepening the chaos in the country, where a full-blown civil war is under way, says Gerald Butt


 

Latest issue: June 2015

Industry must hold its nerve

THESE are nervous times for the energy industry. The sector has yet to fully find its feet following the collapse of oil’s latest bull run.


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