Author Archives: Dr Carole Nakhle

The UAE’s oil and gas investment spree

In a world that is increasingly planning for the post-hydrocarbon age, the United Arab Emirates is heading in the opposite […] Read More

Assessing Tunisia’s Upstream Petroleum Fiscal Regime

The overriding objective of this paper is to examine Tunisia’s upstream petroleum fiscal regime, in consideration of the government’s stated […] Read More

A New Oil Era: How US Tight Oil Mutes Middle East Tensions

When oil tankers were recently attacked in the Strait of Hormuz, few analysts rushed to predict mayhem in global oil […] Read More

GIS Dossier: Algeria’s ‘system’ teeters

GIS Dossiers aim to give a quick overview of key topics, regions or conflicts based on a selection of experts’ […] Read More

Energy Transition: Aspiration and Reality

The ‘Energy Transition: Aspiration and Reality’, written by Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, is part of the Energy […] Read More

The disruptive power of American tight oil

Tight oil has increased global supplies and competition U.S. supplies should maintain growth in the medium term The influence of […] Read More

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