Tagged With Saudi Arabia
Lebanon's energy sector relieved at government formation
8 February 2019
With a new cabinet in place, offshore operators will feel more comfortable and a new bid round can proceed
Opec's 2019 dilemma
1 February 2019
The cartel faces unprecedented challenges, amid sceptism that output cuts will avert a global supply glut
Qatar prepares for another year under blockade
31 January 2019
Intra-GCC tensions will continue under the cloud of Saudi-Iran hostility
Middle East flashpoints on the horizon
28 January 2019
Opportunities for resolving some conflicts in 2019 look more positive than before, but the region's fundamental crises remain entrenched
Developing a green economy in Saudi Arabia
4 January 2019
Decarbonisation policies are gaining serious traction in the kingdom, as the pressing need to reduce CO2 emissions forces a rethink of the oil giant's priorities
Iran sanctions cycle set to repeat
18 December 2018
The country is no stranger to its energy industry blowing in the political wind
Getting Saudi Arabia back on track
18 December 2018
Saudis want the world in 2019 to refocus on economic investment, after unwelcome and distracting publicity
Middle East tensions rumbled on in 2018
13 December 2018
Oil prices recovered, but old conflicts remained unresolved
PE Outlook 2019: A year of turbulence
12 December 2018
The mood music at year-end 2018 was increasingly gloomy, as economic and political factors spook oil and gas markets
The rise and fall of oil prices in 2018
12 December 2018
Prices rose, Trump hollered, supply signals were mixed, Iran was hit by sanctions and then prices fell back
Qatar’s Opec exit a sign of rising intra-Gulf tensions
5 December 2018
The Gulf state’s departure will not damage Opec’s operations, but will cement intra-Gulf divisions
Saudi Arabia focuses on picking up the pieces
29 November 2018
Saudi Arabia needs to restore its image and keeping its economic reforms on track
Gulf economy planners face 2019 challenges
16 November 2018
Uncertainty over oil prices is creating problems for GCC states as they prepare budgets for the year ahead
Good news and bad for India
16 November 2018
India is taking two steps forward, one back in its quest for energy independence
Saudi Arabia hoping 'business as usual' strategy holds
24 October 2018
Although some prominent figures stayed away from a major investment conference in Riyadh, the meeting went ahead with many global firms represented
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