Dozens injured in brawl at Kazakh oilfield

A brawl between Kazakh workers and their Arab colleagues in one of Kazakhstan's largest oil fields has left 30 people injured and led to an outcry in Lebanon and Jordan.


Opinion: Resource rich but cash poor?

How should poor countries which find themselves rich in oil and gas use their wealth to build a sustainable future for their people? There is a wide range of options and plenty of examples of how to get it wrong.

Oil & Gas

Davos oil view: Roubini to Kazakhstan agree rout can’t last

One thing that oil producers congregating in Davos agree on is that the oil rout can’t go much further. There’s less consensus about when the recovery will arrive. Officials from Kazakhstan and Nigeria to Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia, speaking at the World Economic Forum, concur that the global glut will begin to dissipate this year as the lowest prices in 12 years force cuts in spending and production.