Tag: Libya

  • Oil and Gas in a New Libyan Era: Conflict and Continuity

    By: Richard Barltrop

    This paper analyses the political economy of oil and gas in Libya, examining how the country’s politics affect the oil and gas industry, what has and has not changed since 2011, and the implications and outlook for the future. It begins by briefly reviewing the history of oil and gas development in Libya before 2011. […]

  • Energy and Arab Economic Development

    By: Bassam Fattouh , Laura El-Katiri

    Like no other region, energy resources have shaped the Arab world and its modern-day development trajectory. Endowed with some of the world’s most important oil and natural gas reserves, countries in the Arab world have over the past four decades produced and exported more oil than those of any other region, and hold reserves sufficient […]

  • North African Oil and Foreign Investment in Changing Market Conditions

    By: Bassam Fattouh

    The oil sectors in the North African countries of Algeria, Libya, Egypt and Sudan have witnessed major transformations in the past decade or so. In Algeria, government reforms in the mid 1980s resulted in the entry of a wide range foreign oil companies to an oil sector previously dominated by the state-owned oil company. In […]