Author Archives: Dr Carole Nakhle

Middle East and North Africa oil producers are facing a new price reality

There is no shortage of news in the media about the negative impact of lower oil prices on the economies […] Read More

Lower oil prices: an opportunity for oil and gas companies

The global drop in oil prices has analysts mulling over the shrinking profitability of the oil industry. But it is […] Read More

Algeria’s Shale Gas Experiment

Algeria took the lead on shale gas exploration in the Arab world, hoping that the successful exploitation of its substantial […] Read More

India energy: The world’s wildest card

India, the world’s largest democracy, is increasingly asserting its influence on global energy and climate change discussions. With an expanding […] Read More

Lebanon’s Oil & Gas Fiscal Regime Options: Focusing on the Overall Picture

Doubts have been raised and criticisms continue to be made concerning Lebanon’s choice of upstream petroleum fiscal terms and strategies […] Read More

Uganda oil sector: A mixed picture

Uganda will soon be joining the league of new oil producers. The country has, over the past nine years, made […] Read More

Managing Lebanon Oil and Gas Resources

Managing Lebanon oil and gas resources: In its Fifth issue, ASSADISSA, journal of public finance and state modernization in Lebanon […] Read More

Can Oil and Gas Markets Adjust to a Rising Persia?

Given its substantial oil and gas resource potential, Iran must be on the radar screen of every major international oil […] Read More

Tunisia Treads Cautiously over Energy Reform in Post-Revolution Recovery

TUNISIA initiated the Arab Spring wave which toppled decades of dictatorship in several countries. Its success in charting a course […] Read More

China Energy: Growing Appetite for Gas

Although natural gas occupies a modest share in China’s primary energy consumption, its popularity is on the rise. Over the […] Read More