Writings by Topic: Oil & Gas

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
The Attack on Saudi Arabia Is the Crisis Iran Was Waiting For The National Review September 17, 2019
Threat Assessment High: The Attack on Saudi Arabia The National Interest September 16, 2019
Was Iran's Attack on Saudi Meant to Pressure Oil Markets? The Jerusalem Post September 15, 2019
How China Disrupts the Middle East The Washington Times September 11, 2019
No Peace, No War in the Gulf The Australian August 10, 2019
Turkey's Gas Wars The Jerusalem Post August 1, 2019
Who Is Targeting U.S. Forces and Foreign Oil Companies in Iraq? The Jerusalem Post June 19, 2019
The Iranian Tanker Attacks: Choose Your Own Narrative The Jerusalem Post June 14, 2019
Iran Shrugs Off U.S. Oil Threats: 'We Will Surpass a Million Barrels a Day' The Jerusalem Post April 23, 2019
A New York IPO for Saudi Aramco Forces Americans to Collude with a Cartel CNBC November 17, 2017
Keep OPEC out of Wall Street IAGS Journal of Energy Security July 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia's Flawed "Vision 2030" Middle East Quarterly Winter 2017
Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances Middle East Quarterly Spring 2016
China's New Grand Strategy for the Middle East Foreign Policy February 5, 2016
No Prosperity for Iran after Nuclear Deal Asia Times January 27, 2016
Will Dubai's Good Times Last? Asia Times December 31, 2015
Cheap Oil Puts the House of Saud at Risk Asia Times October 22, 2015
Will Egypt's Zohr Gas Field Sink Israel's Leviathan? Journal of Energy Security August 31, 2015
U.S. Gas Exports: The Pipe Dream Natural Gas Europe August 3, 2015
Can the American Energy Revolution Survive a Deal with Iran? Downstream Today March 18, 2015
Israel's Gas Dream – The End Is Nigh Journal of Energy Security December 23, 2014
Don't Get Used to Cheap Oil Journal of Energy Security December 11, 2014
Amid Declining US Influence, China's Mideast Footprint Grows Asia Times November 10, 2014
Turmoil in Iraq Spells Trouble for Oil Markets The Wall Street Journal June 23, 2014
Symposium: The Geopolitics of U.S. Energy Independence International Economy Summer 2012
Americans Can and Will Be Energy Independent International Economy Fall 2013
Turkey, Iraq, and Oil The American Spectator April 5, 2013
Assessing Iraq's Oil Industry GLORIA July 1, 2012
Iran's Revolutionary Guards Strike Oil Middle East Quarterly Winter 2012
Iraqi petroleum and the damage done The Daily Star (Beirut) November 21, 2011
Iraq's Oil Industry Hudson New York October 11, 2010
Turkey at the Energy Crossroads Middle East Quarterly Spring 2009
Sovereign Wealth Funds: Investment Vehicles for the Persian Gulf Countries Middle East Quarterly Spring 2008
How Iraqi Oil Smuggling Greases Violence Middle East Quarterly Fall 2006
Reconstructing Iraq: Bringing Iraq's Economy Back Online Middle East Quarterly Summer 2005
Might the Saudis Blow Up Their Oil Infrastructure? Huffington Post May 9, 2005
Providing Arms Middle East Quarterly Spring 2005
Energy First Middle East Quarterly Spring 2005
Oil: Who's Really Over a Barrel? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2003
How Important is Saudi Oil? Middle East Quarterly March 2000
Saud Nasir al-Sabah: "Kuwait's Welfare Mentality Must Go" Middle East Quarterly March 1999
Kuwait's Economic Travails Middle East Quarterly September 1996
Can Gulf Monarchies Survive the Oil Bust? Middle East Quarterly December 1994
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
The Huge Impact of Israel's Energy Reserves MEF Wire November 8, 2012
Energy Alternatives and the War on Terror MEF Wire October 30, 2006
Ending America's Dependence on Middle East Oil MEF Wire October 27, 2004