Tagged With Robin M Mills
Letter from the Middle East: Opec balances Russia and the West
9 August 2022
The cartel is happy to wait for further developments before committing to more drastic action
Reading too much into the Saudi capacity ceiling
1 August 2022
MbS almost certainly did not mean what oil bulls have convinced themselves he did
Letter from the Middle East: Buyers call for more
29 March 2022
Western countries want Mideast Gulf producers to boost output, but the options are limited
Letter from the Middle East: Iran’s gas sector under pressure
25 January 2022
Tehran’s gas industry faces two old and two new problems
Letter from the Middle East: Gas businesses see swift evolution
7 December 2021
Self-sufficiency targets and opportunities to shift to renewables are driving big upsurge in gas production
Indian government seeks energy investors
1 December 2021
Delhi is looking to the Mideast for energy investment, oil ministry secretary Tarun Kapoor tells Petroleum Economist
Letter from the Middle East: Adnoc’s road to net zero
26 October 2021
The NOC must decarbonise rapidly if the UAE is to meet its emissions pledge
Letter from the Middle East: UAE mulls going net zero
19 August 2021
The hydrocarbons producer could look to unlock certain benefits by being in the regional low-carbon vanguard
UAE mulls going net zero
19 August 2021
The hydrocarbons producer could look to unlock certain benefits by being in the regional low-carbon vanguard
Letter from the Middle East: Saudi Arabia ponders oil privatisation
11 May 2021
The Kingdom is weighing up a potential midstream asset sale following an innovative funding move in the UAE
Letter from the Middle East: UAE unveils Murban benchmark
30 March 2021
Pivot towards Asia paves the way for a new crude futures contract, offering an attractive alternative to long-established grades
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
Letter from the Middle East: The UAE and Opec—a problem postponed, not solved
15 December 2020
Abu Dhabi may have fallen into line for now, but tensions could re-emerge next month
Pandemic strains Gulf’s domestic energy balances
11 December 2020
International attention may have focused on their Opec+ oil market stabilisation role. But the region’s NOCs have had concerns closer to home
Letter from the Middle East: Selling off the family silver
24 September 2020
Auctioning minority stakes in NOCs’ assets may fill short-term budget holes, but they are no guarantee of long-term change
Letter from the Middle East: Gas faces headwinds
19 August 2020
The received wisdom that gas would be the region’s main growth fuel for generation is being challenged
Letter from the Middle East: NOCs juggle priorities
8 July 2020
From boosting oil production to throttling it back and with challenging oil and gas dynamics in both the short and longer-term, the region’s producers have their hands full
Iranian gas gets going
8 October 2019
Iran is making good use of its surging natural gas production domestically, but exports remain constrained
Iran makes the best of it
4 October 2019
Sanctions are constraining Iran’s output and straining oil storage capacity
Algeria talks tough on gas renegotiations
3 October 2019
Industry observers had predicted changes to the structure of long-term gas contracts. But Sonatrach and the government appear uncompromising
Sonatrach aims for more
17 September 2019
Algeria's state-owned oil and gas firm looks to new developments for a potential boost to LNG exports while meeting demand at home
Iran's resistance stiffens as US pressure grows
18 July 2019
Minor incidents in and around the Gulf have failed to trigger a major conflict, but diplomats are struggling to ease tensions
Iran hobbles through the sanctions
25 January 2019
The country faces tough times ahead, but remains confident of weathering the economic storm
Iran sanctions cycle set to repeat
18 December 2018
The country is no stranger to its energy industry blowing in the political wind
Iran's downstream braces for the challenge
14 December 2018
Iran’s downstream sector is almost as important for the country’s economic and strategic goals as the headline-hogging upstream
Iran's upstream sector battens down for survival
14 December 2018
Sanctions scrape the remaining shine off tarnishing sector
PDO branches out
24 July 2018
The firm is building on decades of experience to further develop its technological prowess and encompass alternative fuels
A slimmer, fitter Adnoc
12 March 2018
With an eye on new paths being followed by NOCs in the neighbourhood, Abu Dhabi is injecting new energy into the firm
Iran's brakes off
2 February 2018
The Islamic Republic's ambitious oil and gas schemes will make progress against the background threat of more sanctions
Iran's best foot forward
3 January 2018
The petrochemicals sector seeks to overcome financing and previous mismanagement problems to prepare for its expansion
Saudi Aramco—the gentle giant
27 November 2017
Saudi Aramco's downstream reach is expanding fast, but its upstream operations remain central to both the company's future and that of the kingdom
Now for Iran to get busy
4 August 2017
Rouhani's victory in the presidential elections was good news for Iran's energy sector, but major oil and gas expansion still faces delays
The UAE is committed, but not enthusiastic
8 February 2017
The UAE could lift oil output but it will likely toe Saudi Arabia's line
Growth hiatus
23 January 2017
The Opec deal lets Iran increase output. It’s unlikely to breach that limit … for now
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
Maps
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video