Tagged With Iran
Russia is planting flags in the Middle East
3 July 2017
Pragmatism and a tolerance for risk are giving Russian energy interests an edge in the region
Iraq: more clouds ahead
30 June 2017
The future of contested oilfields is one issue bound up with Iraqi Kurds' independence hopes
Qatar's foot off the brake
20 June 2017
With an eye on Iran's rapid exploitation of the shared North Field, Qatar has lifted its development moratorium
Qatar: Out in the cold
5 June 2017
The GCC faces an unprecedented crisis as three member states politically and economically ostracise Doha
Friends and foes in the Gulf
31 May 2017
GCC: An intra-GCC political row is diverting attention from external economic threats facing the six energy producers
A greener Gulf
31 May 2017
Blessed with sunshine and wind as abundant as its oil and gas, the region is starting to plot a cleaner post-oil future
New year, new price
27 January 2017
Brent futures will rise this year. So will volatility
Growth hiatus
23 January 2017
The Opec deal lets Iran increase output. It’s unlikely to breach that limit … for now
Iran - now it gets harder
8 December 2016
Iran has made the big post-sanctions output gains. Now it must make its upstream attractive to outside investors
Iran - the great return: part two
28 November 2016
Iran's energy sector is making progress, but political threats are lingering
Compressed natural gas set to rise in emerging economies
10 October 2016
CNG is still making inroads in developing markets
Iranian oil-output is surging, for now
20 September 2016
The scale of Iran's oil-output growth this year has been startling. Without IOCs, longer-term plans will prove more difficult
Opec’s oil export revenue to plunge 34% lower in 2016
1 September 2016
Low crude prices and production outages have caused the group’s earnings to plummet
Iran’s oil output could hit 4.5m b/d if investment flows
24 August 2016
Production could rise by 0.9m b/d by 2025 but it needs help from international oil companies (IOCs)
Iranian oil gushing forth
3 June 2016
Oil output and exports are rising fast. But longer-term gains will need the support of the IOCs
The Doha collapse
18 April 2016
Saudi-Iranian rivalry has thwarted an oil-supply deal, just as the price recovery was gathering momentum
For the majors, Middle East oil loses some lustre
15 March 2016
Poor investment terms, political risk and the weak oil price have made the majors less keen on the Middle East
Iran vote leaves upstream opening on track
2 March 2016
The elections damaged the hardliners and opponents of the nuclear deal. But their influence has not been eliminated and wider regional rivalries remain intact
Liquid, not solid
25 February 2016
Short of a full-on political decision to cut supply, the Middle East’s output will rise again this year
Slower than thought
19 February 2016
Politics, uncertainties over contract terms and physical constraints will cap the speed of Iranian oil’s revival
Why oil investors won’t be rushing into Iran’s upstream just yet
12 February 2016
Good reasons to invest in Iran’s energy sector abound. But for now discretion remains the better part of valour
Bottoming out: the fragile recovery of the oil market
10 February 2016
The good news is that the fundamentals should start to improve. But speculation abounds that oil could get caught in the wider market downdraft
Will Iran's opening be slower than expected?
14 January 2016
Sanctions are about to be lifted but Iran is finding it difficult to convince foreign oil companies to invest in its ambitious oil and gas programme
Saudi Arabia and Iran square up
6 January 2016
The Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis will result in prolonged sectarian tension in the Gulf and an escalation in the region's conflict. However, a deliberate military conflict between the two can be discounted
Opec suffers internal division as the market slumps
9 December 2015
Venezuela calls to cut supply and hike prices, but Saudi Arabia is sticking with its plan
Iran to adopt new contract for investors
23 November 2015
The country will present what it hopes is a more investor-friendly contractual regime, but international oil companies are still wary of close engagement with the country