Author Archives: Dr Carole Nakhle

Dossier: The impact of oil and gas

GIS’s new “Dossier” series aims to give readers a quick overview of the analysis of key topics, regions or conflicts. […] Read More

Behind the World’s Biggest IPO

In this article, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, comments on Saudi Arabia’s plan to IPO a share of […] Read More

Tunisia’s fragile transition

Tunisia will always be remembered as the country that started the Arab Spring. The wave of protests that began there […] Read More

Technology exporters are the biggest beneficiaries of nuclear power

The club of nuclear power producers consists of 30 countries, but this number could more than double if projects currently […] Read More

Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector: Aspirations and Realities

As noble as the concept may be, when it comes to implementation, the political commitment to transparency seems to fall […] Read More

Lebanon Oil and Gas: Not for the Faint-Hearted

In this article written for Pipeline Oil & Gas Magazine, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, argues that for […] Read More

Iraq: OPEC’s wild card

Iraq has emerged as the most recalcitrant member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), hampering the group’s attempts […] Read More

Global Energy Trends: Is There a Revolution in The Making?

For a long time, the history of global energy consumption has been marked by the dominance of a single fuel […] Read More

OPEC and the scope for meaningful intervention

For the first time since 2008, OPEC has announced a coordinated production cut of approximately 0.5 million barrels a day […] Read More

Sovereign wealth funds and preserving oil wealth

Declining prices have translated into lower revenues for many oil producing countries, with the economic repercussions particularly significant for those […] Read More