Tagged With Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 looks blurry in Khashoggi aftermath
18 October 2018
International reaction to the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will lead, at very least, to delays to the kingdom’s ambitious reform programme
Is the oil market facing a supply crunch?
8 October 2018
Market forces, Trump's tweets and the latest Opec+ agreement have helped shape global supply in recent months
Canada's Saudi spat and oil's new world order
1 October 2018
Canada's relations with the oil superpower have taken a turn for the worse
Opec's next balancing act
18 September 2018
The oil market is at a crux point as bullish and bearish forces battle to set the tone
Pompeo backs Saudi moves in Yemen
14 September 2018
As government forces make progress in fighting around the port city of Hodeidah, the US has indicated that it will continue backing Saudi Arabia and its allies
Saudi Arabia's superpowered sunshine dream
4 September 2018
Saudi Arabia surprised observers earlier this year when it announced a massive renewables deal. But is it doable?
Planned Aramco IPO on hold
23 August 2018
Saudi Arabia has denied reports that the partial privatisation of Aramco has been cancelled—but hasn’t said when it will happen
US-Gulf summit hangs in the balance
23 August 2018
President Trump said in April that a postponed meeting with Gulf leaders would go ahead in September. But will it happen?
Strategy v market dynamics
2 August 2018
Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply
Saudi crown prince consolidates oil sector control
31 July 2018
A new committee will manage all hydrocarbons-related affairs
Oman's renaissance man faces Iran, succession tensions
23 July 2018
The sultanate’s neutrality in the increasingly tense stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Iran complicates relations with its Arab Gulf neighbours
Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion
13 July 2018
As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply
Who's your swing producer now?
6 July 2018
Under pressure from Trump, Saudi Arabia has demolished the Opec deal and will now pour oil into a market that is suddenly running short
A kingdom of change
28 June 2018
Success in introducing social and economic reforms can't hide the longer-term challenges that Saudi Arabia faces
Saudi Aramco—transition, transition, transition
26 June 2018
Saudi Arabia increases emphasis on expanding non-oil sources of energy
Aramco ploughs ahead
26 June 2018
The jewel in the kingdom's crown is concentrating on downstream joint ventures, as it awaits the IPO go-ahead
Opec starts to ease cuts
22 June 2018
The group is seeking to return compliance to 100%, implying a sharp immediate rise in output. But the details are vague
Trump's spectre looms over tense Opec meeting
19 June 2018
Russia and Saudi Arabia plan to raise supply. The move will please the US but make for a rocky summit this week
Yemen war enters dangerous new phase
13 June 2018
The Saudi-led coalition has embarked on a high-risk strategy to force the Houthis to the negotiating table
Iraq: let the bargaining begin
22 May 2018
As Iraq settles in for the sizzling summer heat, the political temperature looks set to stay high well into autumn and possibly winter as well
Is Russia edging towards the Opec exit?
21 May 2018
Russian output remains much higher than the level it agreed to in December 2016 and producers have big expansion plans
Saudis claim diplomatic victory on Iran
11 May 2018
The kingdom says Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal vindicates its long-standing regional strategy
Opec ushers in the next market cycle
11 May 2018
Opec and partners have cleared the glut—but will keep cutting. The strategy will support prices, but recreate the conditions that brought about the last bust
Iraq's big rebuilding project
1 May 2018
Damage to the country has been severe. The recovery needs lots of money and willing investors
Can Novatek lure Aramco to Arctic LNG-2?
1 May 2018
Closer Russia-Saudi relations could bring new investment
Opec and oil market dynamics
27 April 2018
Opec's goal of defending high oil prices may suit some members in the short run, but its long-term impacts could be damaging