Tagged With Saudi Aramco
Aramco’s upstream comes into focus
20 March 2020
Saudi heavyweight must achieve ambitious government pledge despite revenues feeling the squeeze
Aramco's Jafurah shale gas faces obstacles
12 March 2020
Water scarcity and a lack of transport infrastructure work against the recovery of gas from the shale field. Once overcome, its output may be better suited to displacing crude domestically than for LNG exports
Saudi production hike heading for Asia
9 March 2020
Riyadh’s plan to boost market share by unleashing a tidal wave of crude onto the Asian market would be a boon for local refiners as the region recovers from Covid-19
Sub-$30 Brent looming on Opec+ tension
9 March 2020
Wide differences in strategy, breakeven prices and national finances all contributed to failure to agree production cuts in face of US shale competition and sagging demand
Opec+ deal failure sends oil spiraling
9 March 2020
Brent price falls from $45/bl to $25/bl in early trade, before partial recovery to $36/bl at 10am, as production surge threatened amid weak demand
The rise of the Mid-East 'INOC'
6 March 2020
State-controlled Mid-East Gulf oil and gas firms are evolving in a changing world
Saudi gas drive goes unconventional
11 February 2020
Aramco’s gas development is stepping up a gear after several false starts
A long way to go for Aramco
14 January 2020
The successful initial domestic listing of Saudi Aramco cannot disguise potential challenges—not least security and geopolitical threats—facing the IPO further down the line
Saudi oil diversification hits turbulence
1 December 2019
Vision 2030 spearhead PIF damaged by high profile investment setbacks at key MbS ally Softbank
Aramco rethinks downstream priorities
22 November 2019
Riyadh's stuttering attempt to attract international investors to state oil firm Saudi Aramco's chimeric initial public offering (IPO) is forcing a re-evaluation of downstream projects
Aramco IPO part of a bigger plan
15 November 2019
The Saudi state-owned producer is aiming for a formidable network of midstream and downstream assets
Domestic only—the key aspect of Aramco IPO
6 November 2019
The state energy giant’s decision to proceed with a share sale is no surprise, but the lack of an international listing is a crucial point
Oil and trouble in the Gulf
24 October 2019
Gulf producers learn that regional instability no longer guarantees high oil prices
Putin re-energises Russia’s Mid-East Gulf ties
21 October 2019
The deals thus far are mostly modest, but the Russian president’s Gulf visit laid the ground for wider cooperation
Saudi Arabia picks up the pieces
27 September 2019
Saudi Arabia faces a variety of challenges emanating from the attacks on its oil installations
Saudi Arabia in the firing line
23 September 2019
The oil facility attacks highlight potentially fatal vulnerabilities in Saudi Arabia’s critical infrastructure
M&A and NOCs to change LNG world
20 September 2019
Portfolio players and vertically integrated firms are transforming the way the industry operates
Iran seeks to read Trump's mind
16 September 2019
The devastating attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil sector have left the kingdom and its allies dazed
Prince Abdel Aziz takes the Saudi energy helm
9 September 2019
A new ministerial appointment may indicate growing Saudi impatience with its Opec+ allies
Falih moved aside as Aramco IPO looms
5 September 2019
Saudi oil giant's chairman exits as preparations for a partial sell-off limber up
More bad signs for MbS
30 August 2019
Sub-$60/bl Brent, a rising budget deficit, soft foreign direct investment and subdued growth in the non-oil sector all drag on Vision 2030
Aramco sends off IPO signals
13 August 2019
The company boosts key investor metrics, suggesting it has renewed its appetite for an IPO
Plenty more to come from Saudi Aramco
27 June 2019
Saudi Aramco’s mammoth $12bn global bond offering allowed a glimpse into its treasure chest for the first time
Saudi Arabian crude inventories sink to historic low
20 June 2019
Riyadh’s production cuts to support the oil price have caused domestic stocks to plummet
Saudi Aramco allows sneak peek into its finances
20 June 2019
The company's mammoth $12bn global bond offering allowed a glimpse into its treasure chest for the first time
The long road to the rig
11 June 2019
New entrants to Aramco’s upstream arm are trained to be multi-skilled