Yearly Archives: 2018

Stalled Saudi Aramco IPO Dampens Enthusiasm

In an interview given to Andrew Critchlow, Head of Energy News for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at S&P Global Platts, […] Read More

Russia’s energy diplomacy in the Middle East

The ‘Energy Strategy of Russia for the Period up to 2030’, published in 2010, highlights promoting ‘the strengthening of foreign […] Read More

Reinvigorating the energy industry: Establishing a balanced gender representation

As the gas industry continues to be exposed to new market dynamics and innovations, energy players are also experiencing development […] Read More

The interrelation between energy independency and energy security

In an interview given to Paul Hickin for S&P Global Platts, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on […] Read More

Could a “Super OPEC” association be feasible?

It has been been almost two years since the historic agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers in November 2016 to […] Read More

Lebanon plans a second offshore licensing round this year

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

Does Saudi Arabia need OPEC?

In an interview given to Herman Wang from S&P Global Platts, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on […] Read More

The return of U.S. sanctions on Iran: consequences for the oil market

On May 8, 2018, the United States withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the […] Read More

Global competition for upstream oil and gas investment

The international energy community is usually divided about conditions on the oil market. When prices increase, consuming nations complain and […] Read More

Where is the Oil Industry Heading?

Always central to global growth, and always volatile, the oil industry is facing transformation. In an interview given to Åsa […] Read More