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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

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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.

April 16, 2021

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.

April 02, 2021

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.

March 26, 2021

Maintaining the dividend promise of $75bn is a smart move for Saudi Aramco

Resilient, dependable and forward-looking is what comes to mind when looking at Saudi Aramco’s full year results for 2020.

The world’s largest oil company, and its second largest company by market cap after Apple, emerged well from what was the industry’s most challenging year.

March 21, 2021

Caution and vigilance the name of the game at OPEC+ ministerial meeting

Oil prices have been on fire since the fall, with Brent appreciating by more than 70 percent since November. January and February saw the biggest rally during the first two calendar months of any year in the history of the commodity.

March 05, 2021

Short and upbeat meeting of OPEC+ monitoring committee is a promising sign

Wednesday’s meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) of OPEC+, an alliance of OPEC members and 10 other friendly oil-producing nations, was unusually short and unusually sweet.

February 04, 2021

Why vaccine nationalism is a death sentence for millions

At their virtual summit last year, G20 leaders promoted global cooperation in fighting the coronavirus, with particular emphasis on how Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, would support poorer countries in gaining access to vaccines. 

January 30, 2021