Added on 08/07/2014
Business/Finance , crude oil , Environment , Fuels , Matter , Natural gas , Oil , Oil shale , Oils , Petroleum , Petroleum in the United States , producer , Saudi Arabia , Soft matter , United States , World oil market chronology
CROSSROADS ARABIA: It’s a significant moment that’s certainly not lost on the government and people of the Kingdom
Added on 14/08/2013
Foreign relations of Iran , India , Iran , Iran–United States relations , U.S. sanctions against Iran
Not since President Roosevelt told Japan in July 1941 that he was going to cut it off from American petroleum has the United States threatened to use oil to strangle a country so completely.
JUAN COLE: Not since President Roosevelt told Japan in July 1941 that he was going to cut it off from American petroleum has the United States threatened to use oil to strangle a country so completely.
Added on 06/08/2013
Desalination , Desert , Groundwater , Saudi Arabia , Water , Water desalination
CROSSROADS ARABIA: It’s a paradox. Saudi Arabia, known widely as “The Desert Kingdom” is the world’s largest consumer of water, using it easily at twice the pace of other, water-rich countries.
Added on 04/05/2013
Alternative Energy , China , Electricity generation , Energy , Energy conversion , Environment , Germany , Low-carbon economy , Photovoltaics , Renewable energy , Solar cell , Solar energy , Solar panel , Solar power , Technology , Technology/Internet , United States
JUAN COLE: The precipitous fall in the cost of generating solar power has resulted in traditionally oil-dependent nations such as Saudi Arabia investing heavily in it for domestic power production.
Added on 09/09/2012
Citibank , Citigroup , electricity consumption , Energy , Gulf Cooperation Council , Japan , Jeddah , mass transportation , Oil , oil consumption , Oil exporter , Oil production , oil revenue , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , South Korea , The Arab News , United States
CROSSROADS ARABIA: If the rate continues as it is going, Saudi Arabia could be a net importer of oil in 17 years’ time. That’s plausible, based on the figures, but unlikely…