Category Archives: Policy

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

Towards Good Governance of the Oil and Gas Sector in the MENA

Executive Summary The objective of this paper is to conduct a preliminary analysis of the governance of the oil and […] Read More

2017 – A year of Politics, Power, Paradox and Unintended Consequences

The year saw Donald Trump settling in at the White House, promising to withdraw America from foreign entanglements and ending […] 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

The long road ahead for electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the world’s latest craze. The internet has been inundated with news and information about them: a […] Read More

Powering the Planet – Why the World Needs Anthropologists

Access for Women in Energy (AccessWIE) participated at the Fifth Edition of the annual symposium “Why the World Needs Anthropologists” […] Read More

GIS Dossier: Nuclear energy

Geopolitical Intelligence Services (GIS) “Dossiers” aim to give readers a quick overview of key topics, regions or conflicts. This survey focuses […] Read More

Prince of Petroleum

Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, discusses how the recent political developments in Saudi Arabia, in particular the appointment […] 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

The UAE balances oil riches with green energy drive

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands out among its peers in the developing world and especially the Middle East. This […] Read More