Results for Tag: King

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Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is one of the most hydrocarbon-poor countries in the Middle East, with neither significant production of oil or natural gas. It relies heavily on imported oil and gas for power generation, and is currently implementing various renewable energy projects. It does, however, have large reserves of oil shale, but these have yet to be developed and there are several challenges associated with their development.

Turkey

Turkey, while not a large supplier of energy, is a major demand centre in the MENA region and a net importer of all three major fossil fuel sources .

Syria

The splintering of Syria into numerous spheres of control has had a dramatic impact on Syria’s energy sector.

Iraq

Iraq, along with neighbouring countries sits atop the world’s most prolific collection of hydrocarbon deposits, containing some 60% of the world’s known reserves.

Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is known the world over for its great oil wealth, which plays an important role in the country’s close relationship with the United States.

Selected Sources

al-Arabiya Brookings Institution Central Intelligence Agency: The World Factbook IHS CERA: IHS Global Insight Iraq Oil Report International Energy Agency: Iraq Special Report 2012 International Energy Agency: Medium-Term Oil Market Report 2013: Market Trends and Projections to 2018, published in 2013 International Energy Agency: Medium-Term Oil Market Report 2014: Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2019 […]