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Pressure Builds on Gulf Countries To Take Climate Action

In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic dealt a significant blow to global climate diplomacy, but the strengthening of a number of trends might signal more momentous changes to come.

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OPEC+ Plays It Safe With Small Output Adjustment

The OPEC+ alliance managed to stamp out dissent within its ranks and come to a compromise deal that will keep the market guessing in the months ahead.

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Cracks Showing in OPEC+ Alliance as Ministerial Meeting Approaches

Signs of strain within OPEC could reflect negatively on the market by casting doubt on the commitment of OPEC+ countries to adhere to production targets.

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Event Report: Petro Diplomacy 2020

AGSIW's sixth annual Petro Diplomacy conference focused on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the energy sector and the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Coronavirus and Climate Agenda Complicate Outlook for Oil Demand Growth

The coronavirus pandemic has altered perceptions as to the direction of energy demand growth and more weight has been given to the net-zero commitments by major consuming countries and how these will shape the energy system in the decades ahead.

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Oman’s Tradition of Environmental Protection Runs Into Economic Headwinds

The Omani government’s focus on protecting the natural environment and wildlife goes back decades, but a shift in authorities might jeopardize the country’s progress toward advancing its national climate strategy.

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Gulf States’ Climate Change Policies Amid a Global Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic represents an opportunity to reevaluate existing policies and tools, and climate change provides the needed lens for redirecting development onto sustainable trajectories.

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What BP’s Claim of an End to Peak Oil Demand Means for Gulf Producers

Gulf oil producers need to show some urgency and establish a strategy compatible with a carbon-neutral world.

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Nuclear Power in the Middle East: The Politics of Stakeholder Coalitions

The creation and management of domestic and external stakeholder coalitions is intrinsic to a sustained commitment to nuclear energy in the UAE.

Lights Flashing Amber as Oil Market Recovers but Danger Looms

The option to return to the pre-crisis model of rising oil demand is quickly disappearing.

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