Category Archives: Politics

Look Where We’re Going: Escaping the Prism of Past Politics

Lord David Howell, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Crystol Energy, launched his new book, “Look Where We’re Going: Escaping […] Read More

House of Lords Debate on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Lord David Howell, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Crystol Energy, participated in the debate on reducing greenhouse gas emissions […] 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

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

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

A bright future awaits Britain post-Brexit in the Commonwealth markets

In the swirl of post-Brexit debate the role of, and the implications for, the Commonwealth have been raised with increasing […] Read More

The UK’s balancing act between powerful friends

Here is a tricky international dilemma. What does a country do when it has two powerful friends with whom it […] Read More