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Reuters: Serica Energy to buy Tailwind Energy Investments in $782 million deal

UK oil and gas producer Serica Energy, agreed to buy North Sea peer Tailwind Energy Investments for 644 million pounds ($782 million), bringing on energy trader Mercuria as its biggest investor as part of the deal, the article says. Tailwind…

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Double whammy

Health crisis from pandemic worsens economic issues in Middle East and Northern Africa, says Dr Kamiar Mohaddes. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes The health crisis from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic exacerbates economic problems in the Middle East and North Africa caused by…

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The New York Times: Oil prices dive as Saudi Arabia takes aim at Russian production

Badr Jafar, a member of the Advisory Board at Cambridge Judge Business School and CEO of Crescent Enterprises, comments on Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to cut oil prices. “If a true price war ensues, there will be plenty of pain…

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Forbes: Innovating your way out of the resource curse

A new book “Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies" co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in a Forbes article. The book addresses how Arab countries…

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Oil & economics

New book co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School says stronger institutions can help oil-rich Arab countries avoid the 'resource curse'. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes A new book co-edited by Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School addresses…

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The Telegraph: What does the oil price surge mean for the UK economy?

A study co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article about recent attacks on Saudi Arabia oil facilities. The study investigated the global macroeconomic consequences of…

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How much will climate policy impact the oil sand industry?

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, and School alumna Dr Aurélie Méjean, Research Fellow at CIRED (Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement) in France, have been working together on research published…

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2013 news oilsands

Even the rich need innovation

Peter Hiscocks, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, is working with the government of Abu Dhabi to put innovation at the heart of the oil rich nation's economic plans. Innovation networks, Peter says, are key to its future.…

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Oiling the wheels of productivity

The performance and efficiency of the world's national oil companies - i.e. those still wholly under government ownership - could be increased very dramatically by privatising them, new research finds. The results of such performance improvements would be staggering, explains…

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What goes up must come down

Falling demand for oil is not just an immediate reaction to the current financial crisis but a response to the structural impact of five years of very high oil prices, says Dr Pierre Noël, an expert in energy economics and…

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