Author Archives: Dr Carole Nakhle

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

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

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