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Opinion: The Danger of Yo-yo Oil Prices

Opinion: The Danger of Yo-yo Oil Prices

It was only a couple of years ago when people, some in jubilation and others with trepidation, speculated about oil prices hitting the USD 200 mark per barrel. These days, however, all the talk is about a fall in crude prices, perhaps down to USD 50. Were it to...
Saudi Arabia’s Shale Gas Challenge

Saudi Arabia’s Shale Gas Challenge

Saudi Arabia’s plans to explore its vast shale gas reserves—potentially the fifth largest in the world—will take years. The success of this project will depend on the economic feasibility, especially in regards to limited water supplies that would require a robust...