GECF, a Chance for Convergence

Dr. Shuaib Bahman The 5th summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) was held on 29 November 2019 in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea. The heads of state of the 12 GECF member states – Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates and […]

Persian Gulf Tensions; Where Are Energy Markets Headed?

Shuaib Bahman Over recent weeks, tensions have escalated in the Persian Gulf, more particularly in the Straitof Hormuz, a strategic lane for international oil shipment. Four tankers were attacked in the United Arab Emirates’ Fujaira Port, two commercial vessels were reportedly targeted by mines in the Gulf of Oman, while a Britain-flagged tanker was seized […]