Author Archives: Dr Carole Nakhle

Qatar builds up its gas muscle

Qatar has been an outlier on several fronts compared to its Middle East neighbors. Capitalizing on its natural gas reserves […] Read More

GIS Dossier: The shale gas revolution

GIS Dossiers aim to give readers a quick overview of key topics, regions or conflicts. This survey reviews the consequences […] Read More

The U.S. shale revolution continues to alter gas markets

Primarily an American story, the “shale revolution” ended up having a transformational impact on both the United States and global […] Read More

The long ‘bridge’ of carbon capture and storage technology

There is no single magic bullet for turning global energy consumption patterns toward a cleaner future. Greening energy is not […] Read More

Market Forces and Government Policies Are Driving Technological Changes

It’s a combination of factors that drives technological changes in any industry. When it comes to the macro environment, market […] Read More

Mexico’s oil sector reforms face a challenge

Just six years ago, Mexico embarked on an ambitious economic reform program under the leadership of its center-left president at […] Read More

2019 Global Outlook: Market forces move developments in energy

As the new year starts, it is worth reflecting on the significant energy events that shaped 2018 and how they […] Read More

The Role of Local Authorities in the Oil and Gas Sector

The engagement of subnational authorities in the governance of the oil and gas sector is increasingly recognized as an important […] Read More

Venezuela: How not to run an oil sector

Venezuela stands out among oil producing countries for its contradictions. Though it sits on the world’s largest proven oil reserves, […] Read More

Oil and gas pins its hopes on new technologies

The renowned Scottish scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell once noted: “When one door closes, another opens.” This axiom well […] Read More