India and the Middle East: Energy at the heart of new strategic partnerships

India has concluded “strategic partnership” deals with several Middle Eastern states Aside from the oil and gas trade, India shares […] Read More

Towards Good Governance of the Oil and Gas Sector in the MENA

Executive Summary The objective of this paper is to conduct a preliminary analysis of the governance of the oil and […] Read More

KRG-Baghdad: Is a revenue-sharing agreement on the horizon?

In an interview given to Wil Crisp from MEED, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on the latest […] Read More

Saudi Arabia and Russia: “The force is with them but the reality is much more complex”

In an interview given to Mr John Defterios, CNNMoney Emerging Markets Editor, Mr Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research at ADIA, and Dr Carole Nakhle, […] Read More

Facing the new energy and climate realities

The new realities of energy and climate change must now be squarely faced. The two most salient of these are […] Read More

Emerging Market Opportunities

Christof Rühl, Head of Global Research of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, discusses emerging market (EM) opportunities at Bloomberg Invest Conference 2017 […] Read More

2017 – A year of Politics, Power, Paradox and Unintended Consequences

The year saw Donald Trump settling in at the White House, promising to withdraw America from foreign entanglements and ending […] Read More

The World Bank announces it will no longer finance upstream oil and gas

In an interview given to Jennifer Gnana from The National, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on the World […] Read More

‘Oil giant looks to new revenue sources’

Under existing market conditions, National Oil Companies (NOCs) are reconsidering their traditional model. Although Saudi Aramco’s IPO has recently occupied […] Read More

The technological revolution in Oman’s oil and gas industry

In the global landscape of oil and gas markets, the Sultanate of Oman is dwarfed by its Middle Eastern neighbors. […] Read More