Category Archives: Geopolitics

Geopolitical Risks in the Middle East: Event Summary

Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) organised a roundtable dinner discussion on the geopolitical risks in the Middle East on […] Read More

Lebanon, Israel Maritime Dispute To Last Long

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

KRG-Baghdad: Is a revenue-sharing agreement on the horizon?

In an interview given to Wil Crisp from MEED, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on the latest […] Read More

Caspian oil and gas in a world of plenty

Back in the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Caspian Sea was described as the next Alaska […] Read More

Energy and Geopolitics in CIS: Event Summary

On Thursday 15 June 2017, as part of its energy talk series, Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) organised a […] Read More

ISIS Oil Trade and Trump’s Presidential Campaign Pledges

In an interview given to CCTV America, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy, talks about the latest developments in ISIS […] Read More

The Challenges to Lebanon’s Hydrocarbon Industry and Turkey’s Position in the Wider Region

Dr Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy, discusses the current status of Lebanon’s hydrocarbon industry, as well as the challenges the country’s sector […] Read More

Doha meeting fails to reach an agreement

In an article published by The Economist “Drill Will” on 23 April 2016, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy, comments […] Read More

Where does ISIS money come from?

Dr Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy, comments on the impact of international forces operations on ISIS oil trade in Iraq and Syria, […] Read More

Iran’s Oil Comeback: The Awakening of a Giant?

The lifting of economic and trade sanctions in relation to Iran’s nuclear programme means that the Islamic Republic should be […] Read More