Tagged With Saudi Arabia
Spikes and troughs
12 April 2017
Only real supply-side intervention has stopped oil-price volatility. But those days are gone, argues Bob McNally's new book
More boom, more bust for oil
12 April 2017
The industry's history suggests that Opec’s latest efforts to stabilise the oil price will not be successful
Arab summit: Turning a blind eye
30 March 2017
Arab leaders meeting in Jordan failed to address the critical economic challenges facing the region
Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with IPO
22 March 2017
The state firm is making the right noises about its privatisation, but the clock is ticking and market fundamentals could still shift
Prudence in a changing climate
13 March 2017
Big oil is starting to invest in renewable energy before it is too late
Cairo tries to calm riled Riyadh
27 January 2017
A delayed and much-needed $23bn oil-products package from Saudi Arabia to Cairo is part of a complex political narrative with few signs of an easy fix
Saudi dealmaker
23 January 2017
Fiscal pressures and the Aramco IPO were behind the Saudi change of heart. Riyadh needs this deal to work
Here comes the sun
6 December 2016
Renewables make perfect sense in the Mideast Gulf. Policymakers need to get serious about them in 2017
Tumult/Reform in the Middle East
1 December 2016
Weak oil prices hung over the region in 2016, a year of more war but also some efforts at renewal
Saudi Arabia - shifting sands
24 November 2016
The end of Saudi Arabia's market-share strategy and efforts to restructure its economy – while keeping subjects happy – make 2017 a pivotal year for the kingdom
End of the war for Opec
31 October 2016
In the end, the fiscal pressures and income loss were too great for Opec’s members to bear—and the rewards of the market-share strategy too meagre
A glimpse of recovery for distillates
24 October 2016
Falling runs and Middle East maintenance will tighten European distillate supply in Q4
Saudi energy minister sees Opec target on track
18 October 2016
Khalid al-Falih bullish on organisation’s role in determining future policy
Saudis keep pumps primed
13 October 2016
The kingdom is talking to other producers about curbing output, while doing its utmost to maximise its own
In Aramco's footsteps
14 September 2016
Kuwait's government wants to follow Saudi Arabia's and sell off some state energy assets. The move will face opposition
A new Saudi marketing technique
8 June 2016
Aramco dips into the wild world of the spot market
More and more Saudi oil
3 June 2016
Saudi Arabia has the capacity and resources to significantly increase production, should it want to
Chopping up Saudi Aramco
3 June 2016
Selling part of the state-owned firm will be just the start of a broad divestment project that turns the firm into a huge holding company
Saudi Vision 2030: take it seriously
3 June 2016
The plan aims to transform the kingdom. It won’t be easy, but no one should doubt the commitment
Business as usual for the Saudi economy
3 June 2016
Whatever Mohammed bin Salman says, oil will remain central to the Saudi economy for the coming years
Saudi Arabia's revolutionary vanguard
3 June 2016
Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is the face of the new Saudi Arabia. But who else is running the kingdom?
Saudi Aramco
16 May 2016
Financial results for Saudi Aramco
The kingdom's new oil chief
11 May 2016
Khalid al-Falih is now the man who will oversee the sweeping strategic changes underway in Saudi oil and energy policy
Plain sailing for Gulf offshore
29 April 2016
Saudi Arabia and the UAE are pressing on with offshore drilling activity despite the slump
An oil-free Saudi Arabia?
27 April 2016
Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has caused a stir by saying he wants Saudi Arabia to end its “addiction” to oil. Can the Kingdom really do this?