Category Archives: Energy Policy

Germany: Balancing the Energiewende

Germany is determined to take the global fight against climate change seriously. Since the beginning of this century, the world’s […] Read More

Russia’s energy diplomacy in the Middle East

The ‘Energy Strategy of Russia for the Period up to 2030’, published in 2010, highlights promoting ‘the strengthening of foreign […] Read More

Chinese Doubts on Hinkley Point C. Is Plan B Coming?

In a speech given on the electricity market, entitled ‘The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market‘, in the House […] 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

Return of Cheap Energy?

The latest drop in the oil price is further evidence, if it was needed, that the world is awash with […] Read More

Mexico’s energy reforms and production outlook

In 1938, Mexico became one of the first countries in the world to nationalize its oil industry. Until 2013, it […] Read More

China at the center of global energy change

In its Statistical Review of World Energy 2016, BP presents 2015 as a year of sluggish energy demand and plentiful […] Read More

China and the Middle East – Is the Balance Shifting?

Onlookers might have been surprised a few weeks ago to see the Ambassadors of China and Turkmenistan standing side by […] 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