Tagged With IS
Is oil really financing IS?
10 February 2016
The terror group’s crude production, trade and revenue have been vastly over-estimated argues Luay al-Khatteeb
Market turmoil hits IS-captive Iraq
10 February 2016
Spending constraints thanks to low oil prices and military expenditure are frustrating the federal government and the KRG
Libya on the brink
7 January 2016
Hopes for the UN's unity government are fading, IS is capitalising on the chaos, renewing its assault on energy infrastructure, and the drumbeat for Western intervention is getting louder
IS terror attacks continue to threaten Saudi Arabia
3 December 2015
Islamic State may have the kingdom’s oil and gas sector in its sights after an attempted attack in Dhahran
Multiple explosions rock Turkish gaslines
30 September 2015
The ability of pipelines to resist hostile attack is being sorely tested in Turkey, with Kurdish separatists attacking the gaslines
Libya on the brink
2 September 2015
Hopes for the UN's unity government are fading, IS is capitalising on the chaos, renewing its assault on energy infrastructure, and the drumbeat for Western intervention is getting louder
Islamic State has eyes on oil production
26 June 2015
IS may have established a rudimentary oil and gas system, but it needs to find fresh production if it is to support itself
Libya's Ghani oilfield raided by Islamic State
20 March 2015
"There was screaming and shouting - It was chaos" - a soldier from the country's Petroleum Facilities Guard speaks out about the gunmen's murderous raid on the Ghani oilfield
Iraqi Prime Minister steps down as state is fracturing
20 August 2014
Vast swathes of Iraqi territory are under Islamist insurgent control, the chasm between the Kurds and Baghdad has widened again, and the country's divisive prime minister has stepped down. Kirk Sowell explains how Iraq has reached the brink
Geopolitics on the back burner despite Middle Eastern troubles
20 August 2014
Rosier-than-expected fundamentals are easing oil prices – for now