Category Archives: Environment

Facing the new energy and climate realities

The new realities of energy and climate change must now be squarely faced. The two most salient of these are […] Read More

The World Bank announces it will no longer finance upstream oil and gas

In an interview given to Jennifer Gnana from The National, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on the World […] Read More

After Paris climate deal, major changes are still a long way off

The article was first published on 19 February 2016 Apart from the collapse of world oil prices, 2015’s most important […] 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

House of Lords Debate on 5th Carbon Budget

My Lords, as another former Secretary of State for Energy—there are plenty of them around—I want to come down from […] Read More

China’s Economy: Retail to the Rescue? – 7 March 2016

In an interview given to the BBC World Service, Lord Howell, Chairman, Advisory Board, Crystol Energy, talks about the hopes […] Read More

The Future of Renewable Energy in the UAE

Dr Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy, comments on the future of renewable energy in the UAE, in an article written […] Read More

Energy Bill: Lords third reading

Lord David Howell, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Crystol Energy, talks about carbon capture and storage (CCS), as well as the functions […] Read More

Oil markets and the climate debate

Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and member of Crystol Energy’s Advisory Board, comments on OPEC’s […] Read More

Can Climate Change Policies and Hydrocarbons Live Together in the Middle East and North Africa? – Watch the Webcast

17 September 2015, Beirut At this year’s G7 summit, world leaders signaled the end of the fossil fuel era that […] Read More