Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.
‘Steady as she goes’ OPEC+ policy rewarded by oil markets
When OPEC+ takes decisions, markets move. Many analysts were surprised that OPEC+ stayed the course at last Thursday’s ministerial meetings and continued increasing output by 400,000 bpd according to its schedule.
Aramco results are proof that consistency is key
Saudi Aramco provided a master class of what it takes to steer a large corporation and national champion through troubled waters and what it takes to come out on the other side unscathed — even stronger in terms of market access for its future incremental barrels.
The Trans-Pacific tech spat is potentially quite close to the wallets of GCC investors
If you live in the Middle East, you may think that the Pacific Ocean is far away. Please, think again.
OPEC+ Eid compromise: All’s well that ends well
All’s well that ends well: After two weeks of tussle between OPEC stalwarts and long-time allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE over whether Abu Dhabi should be permitted to increase its baseline from which production cuts are calculated, a pre-Eid grand bargain was reached.
Power to the people: Why we should all worry about grid reliability
The nexus between power demand and climate change is undeniable.
There is a broad global alignment that global warming has to be limited to 1.5 C, and most countries and many big corporations are striving to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 at the latest.
Inflation, the Fed minutes and what it could mean for the GCC
The buzzword among economists these days is inflation. Last week’s US consumer price and producer price indices stood at 4.2 and 6.2, respectively. The question on everybody’s mind is whether inflation is a blip, or here to stay for the long haul.
Conference shows leadership in developing ESG standards
The first environmental, social and governance (ESG) conference of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute was a real masterclass in taking into consideration all aspects of ESG standards.
OPEC+ to ease oil curbs starting next month
The ministers of OPEC+, an alliance of the OPEC countries, and 10 friendly nations under the leadership of Russia met virtually on Thursday. The ministers decided to release an incremental supply of around 2 million barrels per day (bpd) on the market between May and July.
Why what happens in the US does not stay there
Tuesday and Wednesday saw the much-anticipated Congressional testimony of US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen.
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