Aramco results show troubling times until end of 2021 for national oil companies

Wednesday, 04 November 2020

The world’s largest oil and gas company Saudi Aramco released its third quarter results Tuesday, ......

Cyril Widdershoven

OPEC cooperation on oil protects our children’s future: Secretary General Barkindo

Monday, 14 September 2020

On 14 September 1960, the five Founding Fathers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting ......

Cyril Widdershoven

Adapt and overcome: Gulf family businesses need to evolve to survive

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Family businesses in the Gulf are some of the strongest in the region and across the world, but ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Coronavirus lockdown: Can we save lives and protect the economy during COVID-19?

Sunday, 28 June 2020

The coronavirus lockdowns have become a highly polarizing issue. Some believe that there is a clear ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Coronavirus has deepened Europe’s existential crisis despite openings

Monday, 22 June 2020

As the European Union struggles to emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, political realities threaten the ......

Marco Vicenzino

Coronavirus: Central banks must lend directly to business, or risk economic collapse

Sunday, 14 June 2020

The unique circumstances of the 2020 coronavirus crisis mean that giving banks access to cheap ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

How to put a value on human life? A policymaker’s dilemma in time of coronavirus

Monday, 27 April 2020

The coronavirus is presenting policymakers with a tradeoff between economic and public health ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Gulf companies should stop hiding away from discussing coronavirus impact

Sunday, 26 April 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed a major divergence between companies in the Arabian Gulf and ......

Oliver Schutzmann

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

Thursday, 23 April 2020

The onslaught of frenzied selling of US crude oil this week, which seems to be continuing even after ......

Cyril Widdershoven

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

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

As oil prices started cratering last month, a group of US lawmakers from the southern oil-producing ......

Ali Shihabi

Saudi Arabia can play a central role in the world’s coronavirus recovery

Sunday, 19 April 2020

Saudi Arabia had hoped to use its 2020 G20 presidency to focus on growth and diplomacy, but now it ......

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

Why do footballers expect to be paid for doing nothing?

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Superstar athletes, such as professional soccer players in the English Premier League, have been ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Coronavirus: Developing nations face choice between infection and starvation

Sunday, 12 April 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) blights societies across the globe, paying no attention to economic ......

Sultan Althari

Coronavirus: US lawmakers should look closer to home for a solution to the oil crisis

Sunday, 12 April 2020

US Republican lawmakers have singled out Saudi Arabia for their anger over the collapse in oil ......

Tom Ashby and Matthew Amlôt

How did governments suddenly find the money for a huge coronavirus stimulus?

Sunday, 05 April 2020

As the world wrestles with the coronavirus, some of the economic figures are eye-watering: in the US ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli