By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

UK and the Middle East

News, data and analysis on UK companies working on projects in the Middle East

Analysis

Oil

The impact of Western sanctions on Russia's oil and gas sector Subscription Required

21 August 2014 | By Mark Watts

Russian companies are seeking to increase their presence elsewhere in the Middle East

Pipes

Technology sanctions set to delay unconventional oil projects in Russia Subscription Required

21 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Ban on sales of shale and deep water hydrocarbon extraction equipment to hurt Russia’s future output

Risk ratings in the Middle East and North Africa

Navigating regional political and security risk Subscription Required

17 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Investors face a widening and complex web of risks in the Middle East and North Africa region

Value and number of GCC IPOs

Gulf sees listings spike in second quarter Subscription Required

14 August 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Number of initial public offerings in the Gulf rise in second quarter

Rigs operating in the Middle East and North Africa, June 2014

Middle East rig count on the rise Subscription Required

31 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

The region is now the world’s second-biggest market for operating oil rigs

Investment grade bond debt maturities by country

The Middle East’s refinancing burden Subscription Required

23 July 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Region’s investment grade companies need to refinance $91bn-worth of debt by 2018

Special Reports

Oil rig

Morocco’s offshore oil rush Subscription Required

20 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Oil exploration has ramped up in the North African country as unstable political and economic environments elsewhere in the region make Morocco an attractive proposition

Morocco

Rabat digs deep to tackle domestic terrorism Subscription Required

20 August 2014 | By Paul Melly

With substantial numbers of Moroccans joining jihadist groups abroad, the government is wary of a blowback from these fighters returning home

Regional backing: King Abdullah’s GCC support means he can resist calls for reform from the West

Jordan's king plays a clever hand Subscription Required

14 August 2014 | By James Gavin

King Abdullah’s small political concessions have calmed domestic social unrest and have prevented Jordan from plunging into crisis

Ben Ali: Said to have stolen billions of dollars

Chasing Ben Ali's billions Subscription Required

11 August 2014 | By Paul Melly

Investigators and campaigners are hitting many obstacles as the seek to recover billions of dollars worth of state wealth embezzelled by the regime of ousted dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali

Iran met uranium targets, says UN nuclear watchdog

Iran's nuclear programme Subscription Required

7 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Iran wants to generate 20GW of energy via nuclear power by 2020

Nuclear turbine

The high costs of the nuclear option Subscription Required

7 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

The region’s major economies have turned to nuclear power to address future energy shortages, but there are many hurdles to be overcome if they are to realise their atomic energy ambitions

Biographies

Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi

Haidar al-Abadi faces tough challenge to form unity government Subscription Required

14 August 2014 | By Mark Watts

Former adviser to Nouri al-Maliki must break from previous policies to curb sectarian divides

Kalyana Sivagnanam Subscription Required

12 July 2014

Kalyana Sivagnanam is director for Middle East & North Africa at Ford

Hussain al-Nowais Subscription Required

12 July 2014

Hussain al-Nowais is chairman of several public companies and institutions, such as Senaat, NPCC and others

Dan Smith Subscription Required

30 June 2014

Dan Smith is head of integrated marketing for the Middle East and Africa region at Xerox

  • Email
  • Share
  • Save to My Library

Newsletter Sign-up

More sector and country newsletters

Subscribe to MEED to receive your choice of premium newsletters

Find out more

Follow MEED on

Linkedin     Twitter     RSS Newsletter
-->