Syed Rashid Husain

Aramco’s steady strategic play

Aramco’s steady strategic play

By establishing a presence in this emerging market, the oil giant seeks to capitalise on Pakistan’s growing energy demands. Updated 03 Jun, 2024 12:06pm
Oil prices stabilise... for now

Oil prices stabilise... for now

In the end, it turned out to be nothing “but a big show, and so the markets deflated as quickly as they spiked”, says economist. Published 22 Apr, 2024 07:18am
Missed opportunities

Missed opportunities

Washington wants Islamabad — Rawalpindi, to be exact — not to improve its relations with countries like Russia or Iran. Updated 15 Apr, 2024 10:16am
A Guyanese case study on oil

A Guyanese case study on oil

Energy-deficient Pakistan could learn from Guyana in successfully exploiting its energy assets via active global player participation. Published 18 Mar, 2024 08:54am
Riyadh’s change in strategy

Riyadh’s change in strategy

With Saudi Arabia abandoning Aramco’s capacity expansion, some prospects may open up for countries like Pakistan Published 05 Feb, 2024 09:43am
Oil markets on edge

Oil markets on edge

If Israel continues its Gaza attacks and Iran’s crude output gets hit, oil markets will be in for some real surprises. Published 22 Jan, 2024 07:55am
Shifting sands of oil politics

Shifting sands of oil politics

Imports from Saudi Arabia and Iraq, two of the largest oil producers in Opec, are expected to account for roughly only 10pc. Published 08 Jan, 2024 07:10am
The trillion dollar question

The trillion dollar question

An increase in US oil output, fissures within Opec+ and possible dynamics of the Israel-Palestinian war will dictate the oil Published 01 Jan, 2024 08:09am
Arab oil embargo?

Arab oil embargo?

It would tarnish the image as reliable suppliers that the Persian Gulf states have carved over the past decades. Updated 27 Nov, 2023 08:38am
The changing global oil equation

The changing global oil equation

While the Middle East war has left oil prices unchanged, the world’s transition to clean energy may be the game-changer. Updated 06 Nov, 2023 07:36am

Demand destruction of oil

Is the era of fossil fuels over or is the world transitioning away at a rate that is unsustainable and overly optimistic? Updated 09 Oct, 2023 01:04pm