The Middle East Oil Bonanza Will Slow In 2023

The Middle East Oil Bonanza Will Slow In 2023

Slowing global oil demand growth next year, spiking food prices, and fears of recession in major oil-importing countries are set to slow economic growth in the Middle East, whose major oil producers are enjoying this year a windfall of oil revenues and the highest growth in years. Economies in the Arab Gulf states that are … Read more

Long Term LNG Contracts Are The Future For Natural Gas Markets

Long Term LNG Contracts Are The Future For Natural Gas Markets

Several years ago, the leaders of the European Union sat back contentedly and watched the spot market for the natural gas they had put so much effort into working like a well-oiled machine. Gas was cheap and there was plenty of it to go around. Then, all of a sudden, things changed dramatically. The spot … Read more

The Problem With America’s LNG Boom

The Problem With America’s LNG Boom

America’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are booming amid a global energy crisis and a European drive to wean itself off Russian gas. US shipments of natural gas have jumped to all-time highs this year as the United States is intent on helping Europe cut its dependence on Putin’s gas. As demand for natural gas … Read more

America Desperately Needs To Scale Up Battery Metal Production

America Desperately Needs To Scale Up Battery Metal Production

HAS recent white paper has laid out some of the challenges in supplying minerals for any energy transition from fossil fuels, offering a timely warning for policymakers as the increased demand for electric vehicles (EVs) drives up the costs of materials used in such products. Notably, the benchmark prices of lithiumlithium carbonate, and lithium hydroxide … Read more