Yearly Archives: 2017

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

Global Demand for Electric Vehicles

In an interview given to Al Arabiya on 15 December 2017, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on […] 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

Small Modular Reactors: The way forward

Lord David Howell, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Crystol Energy, comments on Hinckley Point C nuclear power project at the Windsor […] Read More

The UAE’s Energy Dilemma

Typically, when one thinks of the UAE, it is the association with oil and its vast wealth that dominates the […] Read More

Which country has managed an aspect of the resource agenda particularly well?

Natural resources have brought prosperity to some nations but not to others. Most, however, have a success story to tell. […] Read More

Energy Academy: Energy Union Future Leaders

Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) participated in the ‘Energy Union Future Leaders’ academy, organised by the Greek Energy Forum, a […] Read More

The long road ahead for electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the world’s latest craze. The internet has been inundated with news and information about them: a […] Read More