Tagged With GCC
Letter from the Middle East: Qatar rapprochement could bring gas benefits
28 January 2021
Greater GCC harmony might offer an opportunity to untangle some of the Middle East’s notoriously illogical gas dynamics, but LNG looks more promising than pipelines
Book review: GCC—a fatal schism
20 May 2020
Through a combination of adroit use of its vast gas reserves and careful diplomacy, Qatar has learned how to survive life under blockade, a new book says
US balances old energy alliances with new
28 November 2019
Washington remains committed to GCC nations but is also strengthening relationships in Asia-Pacific and beyond, says State Department
GCC moves to mend Qatar rift
21 November 2019
There are strong indications that Saudi Arabia and the UAE intend to normalise relations with Qatar
Gulf states frozen in the headlights
1 October 2019
Beset by intra-GCC tension, Gulf states are dithering in the face of the Iran crisis
Qatar steps over the blockade
20 June 2019
Two years after the economic and political boycott on Qatar, the Gulf state is pressing on with LNG expansion plans
Kuwait hosts Gulf and global energy debate
11 January 2019
Petroleum Economist’s 5th GCC Energy Strategy Forum in Kuwait City on 5 February will showcase the country’s strategy and that of other Gulf states in the face of a changing global energy environment
UAE aims to become oasis of stability in the Middle East
15 November 2018
The UAE’s energy plans are well-braced to help sustain investor confidence in the face of political and economic winds
Pompeo backs Saudi moves in Yemen
14 September 2018
As government forces make progress in fighting around the port city of Hodeidah, the US has indicated that it will continue backing Saudi Arabia and its allies
US-Gulf summit hangs in the balance
23 August 2018
President Trump said in April that a postponed meeting with Gulf leaders would go ahead in September. But will it happen?
Saudi economy sends mixed signals
5 April 2018
While the overall economy is picking up, Saudis are feeling the pinch from subsidy cuts
The Qatar boycott: no end in sight
13 March 2018
Diplomatic efforts to end the crisis have stalled, but there's no indication of imminent escalation
Qatar keeps calm, carries on
7 December 2017
The crisis is hurting the GCC as a whole, economically and politically, while the targeted country is hanging on
Friends and foes in the Gulf
31 May 2017
GCC: An intra-GCC political row is diverting attention from external economic threats facing the six energy producers