Tagged With Bahrain
Reflections on the Gulf
10 October 2017
Based on personal memories, Gerald Butt evokes the atmosphere in the Gulf at the dawn of the oil boom era
Many wings over the Gulf
30 August 2017
The GCC/Qatar crisis is only the latest and most serious case of Gulf oil producers putting sovereignty above regional integration
Troubled waters in the Gulf
14 June 2017
The Qatar crisis has ensured that the region can no longer boast being an oasis of tranquillity
The Gulf is an indispensable oil region
26 February 2015
For the world’s essential energy-producing region, weak oil prices are an opportunity
Softening oil prices will force adjustments in the Middle East
27 June 2012
With a lower oil-price outlook, project economics will need careful consideration. Securing project finance may also become more difficult. And government spending will, no doubt, need to be curbed. James Gavin reports from Bahrain
2011: A year that defied predictions
21 December 2011
Anyone who, a year ago, said 2011 would see civil war in Libya; Muammar Qadhafi toppled and executed; revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt; a revolt in Syria; the quashing of a rebellion in Bahrain by Saudi Arabia; a new nuclear crisis; the near-collapse of the Eurozone; and a renewed pessimism in the global economy should be a candidate for some kind of Nobel prize
Libya on the brink as protests sweep across Mena
24 February 2011
Anti-government protests are sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East, bringing uncertainty for oil and gas investors and markets