Archive for the ‘Saudi Arabia’ Category

Saudi Wealth Fund Weighs Deal to Form Mobile Towers Giant

Via Bloomberg, a report on a potential cellular towers transaction in Saudi Arabia: The Public Investment Fund is weighing a deal to combine the mobile phone infrastructure of Saudi Telecom Co. and Zain Saudi Arabia in a merger that would form the kingdom’s largest cellular towers company, according to people familiar with the matter. If completed, the deal would create a […]

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Saudi Arabia Attempts To Lure Foreign Companies Away from UAE

Via NikkeiAsia, an article on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to lure foreign companies away from UAE: Saudi Arabia has given licenses to 44 international entities to set up regional headquarters in the capital Riyadh, as the kingdom seeks to project an image of change to lure foreign capital and talent from places such as the United Arab […]

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UAE Won’t Accept Plan to Extend OPEC+ Agreement Beyond April ‘22

Via Bloomberg, a report on UAE’s refusal to extend the OPEC+ agreement beyond April ‘22: A high-stakes game of oil diplomacy pits Saudi Arabia against long-time ally Abu Dhabi. And the result of their fight will shape not just the price of oil for the next year, but the future of the global energy industry. The […]

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Saudi Arabia Launches National Transport and Logistics Strategy

Via Arab News, an article on Saudi Arabia newNational Transport and Logistics strategy: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday launched his country’s National Transport and Logistics Strategy. The comprehensive program aims to position the Kingdom as a global logistics hub connecting three continents, and improve all transport services in support of Saudi Vision […]

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Saudi Investment in Chinese Mainland

Via Belt & Road News, an article on Saudi Investment in the Chinese Mainland: Ajlan & Bros Holding Group, a private conglomerate from Saudi Arabia, will further expand its investments in China, especially in fields like renewable energy, financial services and the garment industry, a top company official said. China’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) offers huge […]

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Saudi Aramco to Prioritize Energy Supply to China for 50 Years

Via Al Awsat, a report on Saudi Aramco’s commitment to support China’s energy future: Saudi Aramco will ensure China’s energy security remains its highest priority for the next 50 years and beyond as new and existing energy sources run in parallel for some time, CEO Amin Nasser told the China Development Forum on Sunday. Saudi […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.