China Podcast

China Podcast

China’s economy is at an inflection point. While it can hardly cease to grow, it is a key global growth driver and its faltering will continue to impact on the global economy. On the domestic side, the need for market reform is back in fashion while state-owned...
Is Sonatrach CEO’s about to be targeted?

Is Sonatrach CEO’s about to be targeted?

Sonatrach CEO Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour may be a next target of Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaïd Salah There has been speculation for some time as to what might happen to Sonatrach’s CEO, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, if Abdelaziz Bouteflika was replaced as president. Since Army...
Russia Oil & Gas Report – 2019 Edition

Russia Oil & Gas Report – 2019 Edition

Russia’s oil and gas reserves have expanded over the past decade, as have exploration activities to capture these opportunities. Average crude oil production has increased by 4.6% over the last year from 10.53 million barrels/day (b/d) in October 2017 to 11.01...
Algeria’s Revolution

Algeria’s Revolution

For over a month the streets of Algiers and most of the country’s other towns and cities have been filled by hundreds of thousands – and in some cases millions – of demonstrators. They have been demanding an end to not only President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s...