Tagged With Saudi Arabia
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Volatile market conditions
6 February 2018
Saudi Arabia wants Opec to keep cutting, despite the steady tightening of the market. It's a risky strategy
Uneasy neighbours
5 February 2018
Strains within the GCC and shifting external alliances will make for an unsettled year
Green is king
1 February 2018
Wind and solar are leading a renewables revolution, but they'll need some help too along the way
Moscow rules
25 January 2018
The fate of the relationship with Russia will be critical as balances tighten and competitor output builds
Volatile world
23 January 2018
Trump ditched Paris, Paris got Macron, Isis lost Mosul
Saudi Arabia—on with the lid
23 January 2018
The kingdom will experience austerity and social reform, and clamp down on corruption and dissent
New crisis and old
22 January 2018
Subdued oil prices and intractable wars cast a shadow over the year
Oil through the worse?
22 January 2018
Opec cut, shale grew, stocks fell, demand soared, prices rose and balance—the oil market's magic word—drew near
Peak demand and oil's long-term trap
19 January 2018
Fixating on the timing of a peak in oil demand is misplaced. Rather, the peak's significance is in shifting the paradigm, from perceived scarcity to perceived abundance. And it poses a problem for low-cost producers
Saudi Aramco mixes it up
18 January 2018
While keeping oil at the core of its operations, Saudi Aramco is looking to a greener future and preparing to import gas for the first time
The end is nigh for oil
12 January 2018
Fossil fuel merchants including oil companies are living on borrowed time, argues a new book
Oil companies dig deep
5 January 2018
With an eye on shareholders' returns, oil companies are reining in costs and increasing internally generated cash flows
Iran's oil sector unfazed by protests
2 January 2018
A lack of clarity about the origins and aims of the country's demonstrations make predictions for their outcome difficult. But, for now, the energy industry is unscathed
Saudi Arabia: Into the unknown
15 December 2017
The crown prince’s domestic and regional policies are taking the kingdom along several new and uncharted paths
Opec: The rollover
14 December 2017
The cuts were extended—but with a built-in escape hatch and implicit threat to other producers
Qatar keeps calm, carries on
7 December 2017
The crisis is hurting the GCC as a whole, economically and politically, while the targeted country is hanging on
Opec and non-Opec agree a rollover, with caveats
1 December 2017
Cuts extended to end-2018, but with a built-in escape hatch—and an implicit threat to other producers
Petrochemicals Company of the Year
29 November 2017
Sadara Chemical Company
The Gulf's sunshine states
28 November 2017
The countries of the Arab Gulf aren't just blessed with oil and gas. Sunshine and wind are abundant too. A shift to capture their energy is underway
Saudi Aramco—the gentle giant
27 November 2017
Saudi Aramco's downstream reach is expanding fast, but its upstream operations remain central to both the company's future and that of the kingdom
Minister of the Year
27 November 2017
Khalid A. Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia
Another heave for Opec
17 November 2017
Opec must extend its deal or face another sell-off. Then it needs to find an exit strategy
Can oil's rally last?
10 November 2017
Physical tightness and geopolitics suggest so. But price threats are lurking
Saudi Arabia: Royal round-up
6 November 2017
In consolidating his hold on power, Crown Prince Mohammed will have alienated dozens of senior princes
US sound and fury
2 November 2017
Trump's deregulations will only touch the margins of production, but he will generate plenty of geopolitical risk