Recent Submissions

  • Situating Gulf's Oil and Gas Supply to Asia: Implications of US Shale Boom, Iran Sanctions and Trade War with China 

    Ashwarya, Sujata; أشواريا , سوجاتا ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The Middle Eastern Gulf region is Asias traditional supplier of oil and gas. However, in the past two years, record oil and gas oil volumes from United States have headed into Asia, riding high on the shale boom. While ...
  • Military Challenges for Hydrocarbon Export from the Gulf - An Assessment of Iranian Motives and Methods of Causing Disrupt 

    Czulda, Robert; زولد, روبرت ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The Gulf is a sub-region where crises - including wars - occur from time to time. Alarmist tones of warnings against inevitable war with Iran also appear on a regular basis. Although it seems that war rhetoric is only ...
  • Dimensions and Dynamics of Delhi's Diversified Energy Pursuits in the Persian Gulf 

    Abbas, Najam; عباس , نجم ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The anticipated growth in the Indian economy in the coming decades will engender an increased dependency on imported energy supplies. A considerable portion of these will be shipped through the Persian Gulf. Delhis ...
  • Russia's Energy Strategy and its Impact on Gulf Energy Markets 

    Parmeter, lan; بارميتر, إيان ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The economies of Russia and the Gulf states are dependent on extraction and export of their hydrocarbon resources. Saudi Arabia and Russia are the worlds largest oil exporting countries, with Russia and Qatar the largest ...
  • The Gulf States and the Petroyuan 

    Pichitkanjanakul, Vorachai Israsena; اسرازينا, فورتساي ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The introduction of the petroyuan has caused a significant shift in the global energy market today. As a result, the new financial system will appear in a new crude pricing benchmark based in Asia, known as the Shanghai ...
  • Structural Changes in Global Oil Markets and Implications for Middle East Resource-Rich Countries 

    Fattouh, Bassam; فتوح, بسام ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The purpose of this paper is to identify the major shifts in global oil supply and demand dynamics and assess the implications for resource-rich Middle East countries with special focus on GCC. It is argued that ...
  • The Rise of Shale oil and Gas and the Renewables and the Prospects for the Future of GCC Energy Sector 

    Dorraj, Manochehr; دوراج, منشهور ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The rise of shale oil and gas, particularly in the United States, and its emergence as the largest producer of oil and an exporter of natural gas and a modest amounts of oil, has transformed the US as the net importer ...
  • Changing Paradigm in The Global LNG Market: Opportunities And Risks For Major Suppliers in The Gulf Region 

    Sung, Jinsok; سنك, جينسوك ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Beginning from early this decade, global LNG market is going through dramatic changes. The market is increasingly becoming oversupplied and competitive by new large volumes from Australia, USA and Russia. At the same ...
  • Shifting Crude Flows And Rising Competition In Asia: Implications For Gulf Producers 

    Mehdi, Ahmed; مهدي, أحمد ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The Middle East is the world's largest crude exporter with the majority of its crude - sold via long term contracts - flowing eastward. Despite this, significant shifts in global crude flows are expected over the next ...
  • Challenges for Middle Eastern Petroleum Exports: Regional Conflicts or Internal Instability? 

    Abi-Aad, Naji; أبي عاد , ناجي ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    What are the main challenges impacting the exports of oil and gas from the Middle East to the global markets? The focus has always been on the regional conflicts such as the Arab oil embargoes applied in the aftermath ...
  • Saudi Arabia and the Emirates' Quest for Alternative Energy: Geopolitics of the Nuclear Option 

    Haghirian, Mehran; Al-Saidi, Mohammad ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Nuclear energy programs are under formalization in countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with the UAE's first power plants due to be operational in 2020, and Saudi Arabia's program under development. A ...
  • Roadmap for hydrogen society/economy supported by petroleum sector 

    Safari, Amir ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on Global Warming of 1.5?C presents the assessment concerning accelerated deep decarbonization, which is at the core of global mitigation strategy. The same ...
  • The Geopolitics of Energy Transitions in Arab Gulf States 

    Ulrichsen, Kristian Coates ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The energy-based political economies of the Arab Gulf States are entering a period of significant change as a combination of domestic challenges and regional tensions intersect with the rise of a new generation of more ...
  • The privatization of Saudi ARAMCO and the future of national oil companies of the Gulf 

    Kozhanov, Nikolay ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    On November 3, 2019, Saudi Arabia announced that the national oil company, Saudi Aramco, would be partially privatized. The process is scheduled to begin on November 17. This news made a lot of noise. First, for the first ...
  • Iran, energy, and geopolitics in 2019: From "strategic patience" to "lose-lose" 

    Jalilvand, David ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    In the geopolitical rivalry between Iran and the United States, energy is in the spotlight. Since the US exit from the nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA) in May 2018 and the launch of the "maximum ...
  • Regional Cooperation: A New Legal Approach for Managing Common Resources of Oil and Gas in Persian Gulf 

    Hajian, Mohammad Mahdi ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    At present, common resources of oil and gas in different regions of the world do not have a similar legal pattern. Regarding political, economic and geopolitical situations and also historical facts in different regions, ...
  • Challenges to Re-Structuring Iran's Energy Industry 

    Keynoush, Azra Banafsheh ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    Ad hoc macro policies to generate added value revenue from crude oil, in part by investing in petrochemicals, drives Iran's energy sector to mitigate the impact of US-led sanctions. Similar policies aim to offer crude oil ...
  • Prospects for Alternative Energy in the Gulf 

    Bahgat, Gawdat G. ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    The Middle East region holds the world's largest oil and natural gas proven reserves. Several Middle-Eastern states are major oil producers and consumers. Given price fluctuations and environmental concerns, many countries ...
  • Key Issues for Long Term Climate Policy Design in Gulf Countries with Focus on Qatar 

    Badran, Ahmed Mohamed ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2019 , Conference Paper)
    We analyze the challenges and options of designing an efficient global climate policy for GCC countries. We review the exposure of GCC countries to climate risks and the mitigation and adaptation options at their disposal. ...
  • Analysis of the Women's Status in the Process of Iran's Socio-political Development in Last Forty Years 

    Mousanejad, Maliheh ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2020 , Conference Paper)
    Women's participation in political and social development is the one of the most important indicators in the process of sustainable development of societies. The present study examines the status of women's participation ...

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