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Paul Collier in Conversation with Carole Nakhle

25 January 2022 2:00PM EDT

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  • Ending 3:00PM EDT

This event was part of the “Managing Oil, Gas, and Mining Governance in Exceptional Times” online series in collaboration with the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

For the fourth event in our limited series, Paul Collier spoke to Carole Nakhle Director and Founder of Crystol Energy and an energy economist.

Amidst the energy transition driven by climate change, the Oil and Gas industry is facing unprecedented challenges. How can the energy transition be shaped in an economically sensible and fair way? Carole Nakhle shared her views on how the industry can adapt to these changes.


Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Sir Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and a Professorial Fellow of St Antony’s College. From 1998–2003 he took a five-year Public Service leave during which he was Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank. He is currently a Professeur invité at Sciences Po and a Director of the International Growth Centre.

Carole Nakhle
Dr Carole Nakhle is the Director and Founder of Crystol Energy, an advisory, research and training company in London. An energy economist, she specialises in international petroleum contractual arrangements and fiscal regimes; upstream oil and gas regulations; petroleum revenue management and governance; energy policy, security and investment; and world oil and gas market developments.

With a unique breadth of experience, she has worked with oil and gas companies (NOCs and IOCs), governments and policy makers, international organisations, academic institutions and specialized think tanks on a global scale. She is a regular contributor to Geopolitical Intelligence Service on energy matters, a program advisor to the Washington based International Tax and Investment Centre, and Participant in the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development. She is also active on the Advisory Council of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI).

This event was brought to you in partnership with the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.