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Natural Gas Strategies for the Saudi Energy System
Future of Natural Gas Markets

Natural Gas Strategies for the Saudi Energy System

Walid Matar, Rami Shabaneh

Fuel prices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have historically been below international market values. This has stimulated rapid growth in primary energy demand. The Kingdom’s natural gas demand has now outstripped its domestic production, forcing the government to impose…

Walid Matar Matar, Walid
Rami Shabaneh Shabaneh, Rami
January 13, 2020
Viability of Seasonal Natural Gas Storage in the Saudi Energy System
Future of Natural Gas Markets

Viability of Seasonal Natural Gas Storage in the Saudi Energy System

Walid Matar, Rami Shabaneh

Saudi Arabia expects to double its natural gas production within the next decade. This increased domestic supply is expected to meet the demand for gas from Saudi Arabia’s industrial development and, most importantly, to displace liquid fuels in its electricity…

Walid Matar Matar, Walid
Rami Shabaneh Shabaneh, Rami
December 8, 2019
Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia

Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

A common priority across G20 countries is the need to reinvigorate economies through an economic transformation that delivers a higher level of better quality growth. At KAPSARC, the need to improve economic growth and deliver climate goals agreed at COP21…

Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
August 31, 2017
Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers
Regional Energy Markets

Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers

Nicholas Howarth

Maximizing the economic welfare extracted from the energy system is a key priority for all governments. This can be measured by a country’s energy productivity. Perhaps nowhere else in the world is this issue more salient than in China. China…

Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
October 6, 2014