Category Archives: Politics

Does Saudi Arabia need OPEC?

In an interview given to Herman Wang from S&P Global Platts, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, comments on […] Read More

The return of U.S. sanctions on Iran: consequences for the oil market

On May 8, 2018, the United States withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the […] Read More

Emerging Market Opportunities

Christof Rühl, Head of Global Research of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, discusses emerging market (EM) opportunities at Bloomberg Invest Conference 2017 […] 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

UK Parliament Committee discusses strategic relations

On 1 February 2017, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, gave evidence to the International Relations Committee at the […] Read More

The Economic Implications of Rising Populism

Christof Rühl, Head of Global Research of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, comments on the rise of populism in the US […] Read More

Iran Oil and Gas: Promises and Pitfalls

In an article published by the Oil Review Middle East magazine, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, argues that it […] Read More

Lebanon Oil and Gas: Not for the Faint-Hearted

In this article written for Pipeline Oil & Gas Magazine, Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy, argues that for […] Read More

Brexit Meets the Mother of Parliaments

The High Court judgment in the UK requiring Parliament to give its formal approval before Article 50 of the Lisbon […] Read More

Oil Market Developments and Brexit

Highlights Thursday 22 September 2016 As part of its energy talk series, Access for Women in Energy, in collaboration with […] Read More