Dr Carole Nakhle

Associate Lecturer in Energy Economics

Qualifications: PhD (Energy Economics, Surrey), MSc, BSc

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Biography

 

Dr Carole Nakhle is the founder and Director of Crystol Energy. She acts as Associate Lecturer in Energy Economics at the University of Surrey (UK) and Associate of the Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), in addition to her roles as Research Fellow at the Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies (Beirut) and Scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Centre (Beirut). She is also Economic Consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat; External Expert for the Fiscal Affairs department at the IMF and Consultant for the World Bank. She makes regular contributions to Geopolitical Information Service (Liechtenstein) and acts as visiting lecturer at international institutions such as The Graduate School of International and Development Studies in Geneva. She is the founder and director of the non-for-profit organisation “Access for Women in Energy” and is Program Advisor to the Washington based International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC).
Between 2009 and 2011, she worked with Statoil as industry analyst then as External Institutions Manager with ENI. From 2005 to 2008, she served as Senior Research Fellow in Energy Economics at the University of Surrey and acted as Special Parliamentary Adviser on Energy Issues and Middle Eastern Affairs in the House of Lords, UK – a role she resumed for one year in 2012.
Dr Nakhle, who was born in Lebanon, is trilingual, in spoken and written Arabic, French and English. She has published numerous papers and articles, which appeared in various journals and newspapers. She acts as Expert Reviewer to leading international publishers, such as Cambridge University Press, Routledge and Palgrave and refereed journals.

Research Interests

  • Petroleum Fiscal Regimes (globally)
  • Upstream Oil and Gas Economics
  • Energy Policy
  • Natural Gas Markets 
  • Gas Monetisation

Research Collaborations

Carnegie Middle East Centre

International Tax and Investment Centre

Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Publications

Nakhle, C. (2015) ‘Licensing and Upstream Petroleum Fiscal Regimes: Assessing Lebanon’s Choices’, Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies. 

 

Nakhle, C. (2015) ‘Middle East and North Africa oil producers are facing a new price reality’, Geopolitical Information Service, June.

 

Nakhle, C. (2015) ‘Lower oil prices: an opportunity for oil and gas companies’, Geopolitical Information Service, May.

 

Nakhle, C. (2015) ‘India energy: The world’s wildest card’, Geopolitical Information Service, Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2015) Lebanon’s Oil & Gas Fiscal Regime Options: Focusing on the Overall Picture’, Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies, February, republished in the Daily Star on 20 Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2015) ‘Uganda oil sector: A mixed picture’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jan.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Can Oil and Gas Markets Adjust to a Rising Persia?’, Carnegie Middle East Centre, Oct.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Tunisia treads cautiously over energy reform in post-revolution recovery’, Geopolitical Information Service, Oct.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Energy and Climate Security: Then and Now’, in Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening, United Nations University.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Lebanon Petroleum Fiscal Regime: Guiding Principles’ As Sadissa, Bassil Fleihan Institute (Lebanon, Ministry of Finance), October Issue, No.5.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘China energy: growing appetite for gas’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Fresh approach needed in reforming Indonesia’s energy sector’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Unprecedented oil price stability – but markets still liable to sudden change’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘America is Right, the UK’s North Sea Tax Regime Needs Reforming’, The Conversation, 16 July.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Iran oil and gas: The implications of a possible deal’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Diversifying supplies can ensure Europe's gas security’, Geopolitical Information Service, May.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Shale gas may be the answer to Ukraine energy challenges’, Geopolitical Information Service, Apr.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Nuclear power enters a new phase’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Managing Expectations and Depoliticizing the Sector’, article published by the Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies (LCPS), the Daily Star (18 March) and in Arabic by Annahar (20 March).

 

Nakhle, C. (2014) ‘Mexico embarks on an ‘historic’ reform of its oil industry’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jan.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Geothermal: Exploiting the Earth’s energy’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Libya oil: market coping despite bleak picture’, Geopolitical Information Service, Nov.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Shale gas revolution - the UK's experience’, Geopolitical Information Service, Oct.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Shale revolution: fundamental changes in the oil market’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Lebanon Oil and Gas: what is on Offer?’, Oxford Energy Forum, Issue 93, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘The shale revolution and its impact on gas markets’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Israel gas finds – first steps to energy independence’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jun.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Egypt energy: A troublesome transition’, Geopolitical Information Service, May.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Kuwait: the dangers of oil dependence’, Geopolitical Information Service, April.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Oil shale and nuclear power - shaping Jordan's energy future’, Geopolitical Information Service, April.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Cyprus gas: A lifeline to the economy’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Making the Reward Worth the Risk’, The Executive Magazine, March.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Offshore Gas Pre-Qualification Process: So Far so Good’, Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies, article also published in Al Akhbar, February.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘The effect of In Amenas attack on Algeria’s oil and gas industry’, Geopolitical Information Service, Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Unconventional oil: OPEC’s new challenge’, Geopolitical Information Service, Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Lebanon launches bidding process for oil and gas exploration’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jan.

 

Nakhle, C. (2013) ‘Gas: Lebanon Needs a Clear and Robust Framework to Address the Challenges Ahead’, Lebanese Centre for Policy Studies, article also published in the Daily Star, January.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘US oil production on the rise’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Afghanistan unlocks its oil and gas potential’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Poland moves to boost investment in its vast shale gas reserves’, Geopolitical Information Service, Nov.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Low market prices take the shine off Arctic gas’, Geopolitical Information Service, Nov.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Shell takes the lead in Arctic oil exploration’, Geopolitical Information Service, Nov.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Turkey’s energy ambitions could affect supply and price in Europe’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Shale gas in China could change the nation's energy structure’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘The conflicting objectives of fuel taxation’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘The UK North Sea: Resurgence in activity’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘High supply and low demand puts downward pressure on oil price’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘OPEC oil production outlook uncertain’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘How the energy market adjusted to the seismic events of 2011’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Is resource nationalism on the rise?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jun.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Is Qatar’s success sustainable in the face of global and regional uncertainty?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jun.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Why the United Arab Emirates wants to keep both Iran and the West on side’, Geopolitical Information Service, May.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Iran’s oil industry: Facing a new crisis’, Geopolitical Information Service, May.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Can the Arctic ease the world's energy needs?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Apr.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Iraq's fourth oil and gas licensing round: What should investors expect?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Apr.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Libya’s oil and gas: Opportunities and risks’, Geopolitical Information Service, Apr.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Iraq’s Fourth Licensing Round: Business as Usual?’, Middle East Economic Survey (MEES), vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 14-21, April.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘The unfolding opportunities for oil and gas in West Africa’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Mozambique: Unlocking East Africa’s energy potential’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘The revival of North Sea oil and gas’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Deepwater discoveries could make Brazil an oil superpower’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Saudi Arabia faces domestic and global pressures on its oil reserves’, Geopolitical Information Service, Mar.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘The future for transport - with and without oil’, Geopolitical Information Service, Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Australia looks to coal and gas to drive developments in renewable energy’, Geopolitical Information Service, Feb.

 

Nakhle, C. (2012) ‘Energy: Eastern Mediterranean - an emerging oil and gas province’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jan.

 

Nakhle, C., Hall, R. (2012) 'The Taxation of Upstream Oil - Principles, Practice and Prospects’, Centre for Global Energy Studies.

 

Nakhle, C., Shamsutdinova, I. (2012) 'Arctic Oil and Gas Resources: Evaluating Investment Opportunities', Oil Gas and Energy Law Intelligence, Special Edition 'Arctic Region: Boundaries, Resources and the Promise of Co-Operation', vol. 10, Issue 2.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Vulnerability of energy supply: the case of Albania’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: OPEC - meeting results and influence on the oil market’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Solar Radiation Management - still a long way to go’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Subsidies - an inefficient way to help the poor’, Geopolitical Information Service, Dec.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: What next for Libya oil?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Nov.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Is the world running out of oil?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Oct.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: How will India cope with its rising energy needs?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Oct.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Natural gas and its increasing global importance’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Can renewable energy quench China's thirst for power?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Global trends in nuclear energy’, Geopolitical Information Service, Sep.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Special Report: Can oil-rich countries avoid the resource curse?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Iraq's oil future - bright but challenging’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: US looks to renewables as an energy alternative’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: The slow march to a renewable-energy future’, Geopolitical Information Service, Aug.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Fossil fuels - can supply meet future demand?’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) ‘Energy: Trends in the global energy market’, Geopolitical Information Service, Jul.

 

Nakhle, C. (2011) 'Coal, Oil and Natural Gas', in Fred Nadis and Jack Waskey (eds) 'World History Encyclopedia, Era 9: Promises and Paradoxes, 1945-Present', ABC-CLIO.

 

Nakhle, C. (2010) 'Iraq's Oil: Dangers and Rewards', International Energy Law Review, Issue 8, pp. 13-21.

 

Nakhle, C. (2010) 'North Africa - A Region with a Difference?', WEG Newsletter, Windsor Energy Group, November Issue.

 

Nakhle, C. (2010) 'Oil: Tragedy and Transition', Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence (OGEL), vol. 8, Issue 3.

 

Nakhle, C. (2010) 'The Arctic: The Last Great Oil Frontier or Is It?', International Energy Law Review, Issue 6, pp. 1-5.

 

Nahkle, C. (2010) ‘What Have We Learned from the Australian Resource Taxation Experience?’, ITIC Special Edition Bulletin.

 

Nakhle, C. (2010) ‘Petroleum Fiscal Regimes: Evolution and Challenges’, in Philip Daniel, Michael Keen and Charles McPherson (eds)¸ The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals: Principles, Problems and Practice, IMF, Washington.

 

Nakhle C. (2009) ‘Iraq First Bidding Round - The Greatest Race on Earth’ or was it?’
- Published in Italian in AGI Energia, July - Published in English in Global Arab Network, August.

 

Nakhle, C. (2009) ‘Petroleum Taxation’, in Joanne Evans and Lester C Hunt (eds), International Handbook on the Economics of Energy, Edward Elgar, Uk-USA

 

Nakhle C. (2009) ‘Falling Oil Revenues: Opportunities or Set-back?’ The Review, June-August

 

Nakhle, C. (2009) ‘The Arctic: the Last Great Oil Frontier?’, The International Herald Tribune, 22 March.

 

Nakhle, C. (2008) ‘Iraq’s Oil Future: Finding the Right Framework’, Surrey Energy Economics Centre, University of Surrey, UK (study sponsored by the International Tax and Investment Centre, ITIC, Washington).

 

Nakhle, C. (2008), ‘Petroleum Taxation: Sharing the Oil Wealth”, Routledge, London

 

Nakhle, C. (2008) ‘Can the North Sea still Save Europe?’ OPEC Energy Review, June, pp. 123-138

 

Nakhle, C. (2008) ‘Petroleum Taxation: some Guiding Axioms’, ITIC’s 12th annual Special Report

 

Nakhle, C. (2007) ‘Do High Oil Prices Justify an Increase in Taxation in a Mature Oil Province? The Case of the UK Continental Shelf’, Energy Policy, vol. 35, pp.4305–4318

 

Nakhle, C. (2007) ‘Energy and Climate – no Need for Conflict’, IAEE Energy Forum, Third Quarter, International Association for Energy Economists.

 

Nakhle, C., Howell, D. (2007) ‘Out of the Energy Labyrinth’, I.B.Tauris, London.

 

Nakhle, C., Howell, D. (2006) ‘Fuelling a Climate Breakthrough’, International Herald Tribune, Nov. 15.

 

Nakhle, C. (2006) ‘Liberalisation and Energy Security: Competing or Complementary Objectives?’ IBL Focus, July, No.30.

 

Nakhle, C., Howell, D. (2006) ‘Thanks, Iran, for the Reminder’, International Herald Tribune, Thursday, February 9.

 

Nakhle, C. (2006) ‘Is the Oil Industry still Attracting the Talent it Needs?’, The Way Ahead, Society of Petroleum Engineer (SPE), February, Vol.2, no. 1.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Look at the North Sea in a New Way’, Financial Times, Monday, November 28.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Taxing a Declining Province’, Petroleum Review, September, Vol.59, n.704.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Black Gold: Still a Man’s World?’ Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL), October, Vol.3, Issue 3.

 

Nakhle, C., Howell, D. (2005) ‘OPEC & the IEA Have to Get it Right this Time’, International Herald Tribune, Friday, September 30.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Managing Decline: Getting the North Sea Fiscal Regime Right’, Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL), June, Vol.3, Issue 2.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Why Were Arab Women Dismissed from the Oil Industry?’, Published in Arabic in Al-Hayat, Wednesday, June 4.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘Opinions on the UK North Sea Petroleum Fiscal Regime: Preferences Revealed’, International Energy Law and Taxation Review, May, Issue 5.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘North Sea Taxation: Has the UK Reached the Tipping Point?’ Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL), March, Vol.3, Issue 1.

 

Nakhle, C. (2005) ‘The Impact of Terrorism on Oil Price’, Published in Arabic in Al-Qabas Newspaper, Kuwait, February, 15.

Teaching

Carole coordinates and teaches on the ECOM032 Economics of International Oil and Gas module. [Click here to access the teaching materials]

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