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Future Options

A smooth post-oil transition for the UAE

The UAE's successful state model applied to shift its economy from dependence on natural resources to developed industries.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Safti

Over-Saturation

Uncertainty Shrouding Global Oil Markets

Global crude oil prices are expected to hover around current levels for the foreseeable future.

Three Indicators

Forecast for a gradual recovery in oil prices

Oil prices are expected to rebound in the future, however, it is difficult to imagine prices returning to mid-2014 levels.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Safti

Control over energy resources key in regional domestic conflicts

Ongoing developments in the struggle for oil in the Middle East has revealed that production facility protection forces are crucial...

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Will “Oil Glut” Trends Continue to Rise in the Future?

Various oil-exporting countries in the Middle East are planning to increase their oil production in order to maximize returns...

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Consequences of Terrorist Attacks Targeting the Economy

The frequency of terror attacks which target economic installations in the Middle East has increased in recent times...

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Expected Economic Trajectories for the Middle East in 2017

It appears that 2017 will be saturated with economic challenges for the nations of the Middle East.

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New features in the region’s oil and natural gas sectors

Recent developments in the Middle East’s oil and natural gas sectors indicate the likelihood of a productivity boom

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Will Western Companies Retreat from Investing in Iran?

It appears that the sanctions imposed by the US on Iran will obstruct the economic gains made by the latter in 2016.

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Is there Any Settlement in Sight for the Battle Over Libya’s Oil?

The battle over oil resources has proven to be a thorny issue for the parties involved in the Libyan conflict.

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The Impact of the Oil Factor on Turbulent States

The impact of the oil factor on turbulent states has gone beyond theeconomic aspects to include political and security consequences.

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How is Algeria’s New Government Addressing Economic Challenges?

The newly-formed Algerian government headed by Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has prioritized addressing economic hardships.

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Overlapping Factors

How does the Saudi-Russian Rapprochement affect Oil Markets?

OPEC and oil producers outside the organization led by Russia reached an agreement, last May, to extend oil production cuts until 2018.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Safti

What Drives Turkey’s Intensified Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration?

Turkey has recently launched vigorous efforts to increase its domestic oil and natural gas production to meet its domestic demands.

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How are MENA Political and Security Tensions Impacting Oil Prices?

Over the past period, regional turbulence have impacted Brent crude prices to varying degrees.

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