Category Archives: Investment

Angola’s oil comeback: Cautious optimism

A few years after the end of the civil war that ravaged the country for 27 years, Angola made world […] Read More

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

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

Venezuela: How not to run an oil sector

Venezuela stands out among oil producing countries for its contradictions. Though it sits on the world’s largest proven oil reserves, […] Read More

Oil and money – a combo that faces a cloudy future

The oil and gas industry remains one of the world’s biggest and most complex. Yet it is also now becoming […] Read More

Global competition for upstream oil and gas investment

The international energy community is usually divided about conditions on the oil market. When prices increase, consuming nations complain and […] Read More

India and the Middle East: Energy at the heart of new strategic partnerships

India has concluded “strategic partnership” deals with several Middle Eastern states Aside from the oil and gas trade, India shares […] 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

‘Oil giant looks to new revenue sources’

Under existing market conditions, National Oil Companies (NOCs) are reconsidering their traditional model. Although Saudi Aramco’s IPO has recently occupied […] Read More