Category Archives: Policy

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

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

Do Oil and Gas Have a Future in the Arctic?

The Arctic’s potential for hydrocarbon extraction is huge. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that approximately 13 per cent of the […] 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

Dossier: The impact of oil and gas

GIS’s new “Dossier” series aims to give readers a quick overview of the analysis of key topics, regions or conflicts. […] 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

Behind the World’s Biggest IPO

In this article, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, comments on Saudi Arabia’s plan to IPO a share of […] Read More

Tunisia’s fragile transition

Tunisia will always be remembered as the country that started the Arab Spring. The wave of protests that began there […] Read More

Assessing the Investment Climate in Iran: Event Summary

On Monday 6 February 2017, as part of its energy talk series, Access for Women in Energy organised an event on assessing […] Read More