Here’s why no one is buying US shale oil assets

Thursday, 03 September 2020

Since the start of the year, 57 oil production and oilfield services companies have filed for ......

US shale drillers already reopening shut oil wells, says pipe giant

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Some drillers in the biggest North American oil field are reopening wells shut in response to the ......

US shale oil firms say oil price of $30 per barrel enough to start fracking new wells

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

A pair of prominent shale producers said all they need is oil around $30 a barrel to consider ......

Texas oil regulators formally dismiss proposal for mandatory output cuts

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

Texas oil regulators on Tuesday formally dismissed the proposal for government-mandated production ......

The US created a deathtrap for its own oil industry in Cushing, Oklahoma

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Cyril Widdershoven is a Middle East defense energy analyst and the Director at Verocy B.V., a consultancy based in the Netherlands, and Global Head Strategy & Risk of Berry Commodities Fund.


The case for a new Saudi oil policy in a reborn global energy market

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Ali Shihabi is an author and commentator on Middle Eastern politics and economics with a particular focus on Saudi Arabia. His website is www.alishihabi.com.


Coronavirus: Texas oil producers clash on supply cut after historic OPEC+ deal

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

US oil producers clashed over whether to contribute to global oil cuts in a lengthy debate organized ......

Saudi Arabia had no intent to damage US shale oil industry: Energy minister

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Saudi Arabia had no intention “to create any type of damage” to the US shale oil industry, the ......

First US shale oil company files for bankruptcy amid coronavirus, price war

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Denver-based shale oil firm, said it was filing for Chapter 11 ......

America’s unconventional energy revolution a hard act to follow

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Sultan Althari is a Masters Candidate in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Student-Affiliate at the Kennedy School's Middle East Initiative.


Shale oil output levels are currently ‘acceptable’: Russian Energy Minister

Monday, 14 October 2019

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Al Arabiya on Monday that US shale oil output is ......

IEA concerned about Middle East tensions, stands ready to act

Monday, 24 June 2019

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is very concerned about the impact that tensions in the Middle ......

Goodbye Qatar: What next for OPEC?

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .


Petrochemicals: Leveraging Saudi Arabia’s Sweet Spot

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Saudi Arabia’s efforts to broaden its share in the global petrochemicals market since the ......

Sources: Saudi Aramco plans expansion in India with new unit

Thursday, 05 October 2017

Oil giant Saudi Aramco will open an Indian subsidiary next week, three sources said, as the top ......