Kingdom of Energy Podcast (Episode 3)

Water Scarcity and Desalination in the GCC

In this episode, Dr. Nourah Mansouri, Senior Research Associate in the Energy Transitions and Electric Power program, provides some insight on water management and water scarcity in the region.

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Launch of Instant Insights

KAPSARC has released its first Instant Insight, a short paper produced in reaction to energy-relevant events. The first in the series focuses on the likely oil price impact of the end of U.S. Iran sanction waivers

Iran Sanctions: Implications for the Oil Market

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) conducts independent energy economics and policy research and develops insights in collaboration with leading international research centers, public policy organizations, and industrial and government institutions.

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Productivity and Economic Diversification
Saudi Arabia is fastest growing nation among G20 countries

Saudi Arabia is fastest growing nation among G20 countries

July 15, 2019 General news

Research initiatives

Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

The Kingdom has begun to diversify its economy, changing its resource use and creating new development opportunities. This initiative assesses the opportunity costs of Saudi energy resources to…

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Publications

  • 4 Discussion papers
Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

This initiative aims to advance the understanding of passenger transport energy demand using a network analysis of future passenger transport activity, starting from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It also…

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Publications

  • 2 رؤية على الأحداث
  • 1 Methodology paper
  • 1 Discussion paper
  • 1 Workshop brief
Regional Energy Markets

Regional Energy Markets

This initiative analyzes energy market integration among Gulf Cooperation Council countries, the implications of China’s changing energy demand, energy policies and security strategies for Saudi Arabia. It also…

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Publications

  • 4 Discussion papers
  • 1 Report
Climate Change Policies and Governance

Climate Change Policies and Governance

This initiative will investigate emissions-reduction policies to provide options to Saudi policymakers as they implement the Paris Agreement and prepare to negotiate the new nationally determined contributions. It…

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Publications

  • 3 Discussion papers
  • 1 Workshop brief
  • 1 KAPSARC Quarterly
Future of Global Oil Markets

Future of Global Oil Markets

This initiative investigates what role oil can play in an environmentally sustainable future energy and feedstock mix. It also considers the extent to which the Kingdom needs to…

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  • 2 Discussion papers
  • 2 Workshop briefs
  • 1 KAPSARC Quarterly
Future of Natural Gas Markets

Future of Natural Gas Markets

This initiative explores the potential of Saudi Arabia’s consumption, domestic supply, and natural gas trade in the global context. It will provide a roadmap for a functioning, competitive…

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Publications

  • 2 Discussion papers
  • 2 Workshop briefs
  • 1 KAPSARC Quarterly
Electricity Sector Transitions

Electricity Sector Transitions

This initiative explores the role of electric power in the energy transition and investigates how the transition will affect the global supply of and demand for electricity. How…

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Publications

  • 1 Instant Insight
  • 3 Discussion papers
  • 1 Workshop brief
Energy and Economic Vulnerability

Energy and Economic Vulnerability

In an interconnected world, national economies and societies are vulnerable to global energy price shocks and disruptions to energy systems. This initiative will explore policies that can help…

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Publications

  • 1 KAPSARC journal article
  • 2 Discussion papers
  • 1 Book/book chapter
  • 1 Workshop brief
Models, Data and Tools

Models, Data and Tools

This research aims to assess the opportunity costs of Saudi energy resources, to inform Saudi Arabia’s economic decision-making. It will also help shape a framework for evaluating public…

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Publications

  • 2 Discussion papers
  • 1 Instant Insight
  • 1 KAPSARC journal article
  • 1 Data Insight
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Productivity and Economic Diversification

This initiative focuses on the relationship between employment and sustainable economic growth in Saudi Arabia, and the determining factors that lead to business growth and job creation. It…

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Publications

  • 1 Instant Insight
  • 1 Report
  • 1 Workshop brief
  • 2 Discussion papers

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The Political Feasibility of Enhancing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets in the European Union’s Mid-Century Strategy

The Political Feasibility of Enhancing…

Article 4.19 of the 2015 Paris Agreement calls on signatories to formulate and communicate “long-term low greenhouse gas development strategies,”…

AlJawhara Al Quayid, Saleh Al Muhanna, Paul Mollet

August 22, 2019
How does Saudi Arabia’s recent energy performance compare with other G20 countries?

How does Saudi Arabia’s recent…

The 68th annual edition of the BP Statistical Review, released recently, is a comprehensive account and analysis of global energy data.…

Baltasar Manzano, Rolando Fuentes, Nicholas Howarth

August 20, 2019

Kapsarc data tools

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We provide free access to KAPSARC’s data and research tools, to advance the understanding of energy economics and environment policy.

KAPSARC Energy Data Portal

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The KAPSARC Energy Data Portal is available to anyone seeking energy data for research. It is designed to enable users to better understand energy, including energy economics and energy policies.

 

The portal is updated regularly to include new data sets with the aim of expanding the scope of coverage as well as keeping the information current. Data sets can currently be exported in CSV, JSON, EXCEL formats or accessed using API for use in mobile and web applications.

KAPSARC Maritime Transport Analysis Framework

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This app is designed to enable better understanding of maritime transportation across ports of various countries. The model calculates shortest paths, emissions (CO2, CH4), total trade in weight and shows commodities traded.

KAPSARC Building Energy Assessment Tool

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The KAPSARC Building Energy Assessment Tool is a web-based energy analysis tool designed to assist users in improving the energy efficiency of residential buildings.

KAPSARC Global Energy Macro- econometric Model

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A domestic policy analysis tool that captures the interactions between Saudi Arabia and other global economies.

KAPSARC Energy Model for Saudi Arabia

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The KAPSARC Energy Model for Saudi Arabia is a partial economic equilibrium model that represents six major energy producing and consuming sectors in Saudi Arabia. These sectors are electric power, petrochemicals, refining, water desalination, upstream oil and gas, and cement.

KAPSARC Toolkit for Behavioral Analysis (KTAB)

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The KAPSARC Toolkit for Behavioral Analysis is an open source platform for building models. It enables a systematic and rigorous analysis of collective decision-making processes. To download the software, source code, data, presentations, and for more information see www.ktab.software

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#SaudiArabia’s #co2 emissions and #oil consumption have both fallen in comparison with #G20 countries and the rest of the world. #KAPSARC’s Instant Insight reveals that the Kingdom’s oil consumption dropped -6.2% in four years. Discover more: bit.ly/2OHhJPm

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#KAPSARC president @Adam_Sieminski speaking to @CNBC about the role of #OPEC and the opportunities for conversation in setting the #Oil prices. رئيس #كابسارك آدم سيمنيسكي يتحدث عن دور #اوبك والفرص التي تتيحها المحادثات في تحديد أسعار #النفط. https://cnb.cx/2Xuk8xn
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شارك #كابسارك كشريك معرفي في الندوة التاسعة لمنتدى الطاقة الدولي، والتي ينظمها بالتنسيق مع #اوبك وكالة الطاقة الدولية لمناقشة مستقبل #الطاقة، حيث أدار رئيس المركز جلسة بعنوان “وجهات النظر حول آفاق مستقبل الطاقة بين صنّاع القرار والخبراء على المدى القصير والمتوسط والطويل”
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#kapsarc participated as a knowledge partner at the 9th #IEA #IEF #OPEC Symposium on #Energy Outlooks. As KAPSARC President @Adam_Sieminski moderated a session entitled “Key Stakeholder and Industry Views on Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Energy Outlooks”.
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