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OPEC+ Stays Put as Russia Oil Price Cap and EU Embargo Come Into Force

The oil market is showing concerns over weakening oil demand, and new Western sanctions on Russia have introduced an added element of uncertainty in a market already reeling from the repercussions of the Ukraine crisis.

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Event Report – Petro Diplomacy: Gulf Countries on the Front Line of Energy Security

The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington's eighth annual Petro Diplomacy conference examined the upheaval in the oil and gas markets following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the role of Gulf Arab oil producing states in meeting the sudden demand surge.

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OPEC+ to Cut Production, but Should Heed Energy Market Shifts

OPEC’s oil market management could be more nuanced than the blunt instrument of quotas, and should OPEC recast its mission as assisting its members in energy transition and economic diversification, it might attract less opprobrium.

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Oil Price Rally Resumes After Biden Leaves Saudi Arabia

The U.S. president got promises but no firm commitments on an oil production increase during his visit to Saudi Arabia.

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The European Union and Gulf Energy: A Gateway for Cooperation

In recent years, the EU has been inattentive to the GCC, but the immediate Ukrainian crisis and the long-term climate crisis have combined to jolt Brussels out of this complacency.

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OPEC+ Producers Move to Ease Supply Crunch, but the Market Still Wants More

The alliance of producers is hastening the timetable to restore barrels of oil to the market in a deft diplomatic maneuver that has been welcomed by Washington and Moscow.

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Oil Market Recovery Underway at the Start of 2022 But Volatility Looms Ahead

With oil prices above $80 per barrel, OPEC and its Russian-led allies are optimistic about the future, but geopolitical developments threaten to throw the market off-kilter.

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Can Green Transition Help EU Build Better Relations With the Gulf?

As the EU tries to overcome its strategic confusion, the transition to a greener economy could provide opportunities for EU-GCC relations.

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Event Report – Petro Diplomacy: Gulf Countries in a Net-Zero World

AGSIW's seventh annual Petro Diplomacy conference examined the energy transition and ways in which the Gulf petrostates are positioning themselves for a net-zero environment.

Gulf Countries Gear Up for a Net-Zero World

Energy transitions are by their nature disruptive, but the pandemic has introduced a risk factor that might play out for years to come.

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