Saudi Arabia Energy Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2019

Even as Saudi Arabia lays the groundwork for diversification, the energy sector is expected to continue to play a leading role in the economy. It is estimated that oil and gas will account for at least half of the country’s exports to 2040. As the world’s leading oil exporter, the Kingdom plays a key role in meeting global demand and forming international energy policies, as evidenced by the...

Home to an estimated 15% of the world’s proven oil reserves and the single-largest economy in MENA, Saudi Arabia is a key regional and global player. The Vision 2030 blueprint sets out regulatory, budget and social reforms that will be implemented over the coming decade as the nation sets about curbing its reliance on crude oil production and export, which accounted for 43.5% of GDP in 2018.

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Rising energy demand and a commitment to divert hydrocarbons to processing and export has incentivised a shift toward renewables in Saudi Arabia, with the Kingdom set to become the region’s largest market for wind energy components and services.

 

How can district cooling (DC) optimise the Kingdom’s energy and power generation requirements?

 

Even as Saudi Arabia lays the groundwork for diversification, the energy sector is expected to continue to play a leading role in the economy, with estimates oil and gas will account for at least half of the country’s exports to 2040. As the world’s leading oil exporter, the Kingdom plays a key role in meeting global demand and forming...

 

Although economic diversification and a strengthened private sector are cornerstones of Vision 2030, the blueprint for the transformation and diversification of the country’s economy, corporate consolidation and continued state ownership are features of the planned merger between Saudi Arabia’s most influential corporations. If Saudi Aramco’s...

 

Saudi Arabia’s ability to influence global oil prices relies not only on its production capacity but also on its ability to quickly and efficiently export hydrocarbons products to its trading partners. From ports on the Red Sea and the Gulf, Saudi Aramco operates the world’s largest oil and gas export facilities, including the world’s biggest...

 

To what extent can changes in tariffs on Saudi liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) strengthen confidence among investors in hydrocarbons?