Tilak K. Doshi

Tilak K. Doshi

Tilak K. Doshi is an energy consultant, and author of "Singapore in a Post-Kyoto World: Energy, Environment and the Economy"

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The View | Fate of Middle East oil producers turns on Biden’s actions on climate and Iran

If Biden cuts US oil and gas output in favour of renewables, as he is to do given his commitment to climate change goals, prices will improve for the other major producers. But if sanctions against Iran are dropped, even lower prices await.

25 Nov 2020 - 12:39AM

If Biden cuts US oil and gas output in favour of renewables, as he is to do given his commitment to climate change goals, prices will improve for the other major producers. But if sanctions against Iran are dropped, even lower prices await.

Fate of Middle East oil producers turns on Biden’s actions on climate and Iran
Eye on Asia | The irony of sages of the West offering stakeholder capitalism to Asia

Given Asian corporate governance issues, the West’s stakeholder campaign merely offers gleeful Asian tycoons new opportunities to financially underperform. Meanwhile, CEOs who support the campaign have been found to furlough staff and cut benefits amid the Covid-19 crisis while paying dividends to shareholders

8 Nov 2020 - 10:36PM

Given Asian corporate governance issues, the West’s stakeholder campaign merely offers gleeful Asian tycoons new opportunities to financially underperform. Meanwhile, CEOs who support the campaign have been found to furlough staff and cut benefits amid the Covid-19 crisis while paying dividends to shareholders

The irony of sages of the West offering stakeholder capitalism to Asia
The View | Western desire for green energy will not doom oil and gas industry

BP and Shell’s plans for massive cuts to their oil and gas budgets amid a shift towards renewables have sparked worry among Middle East oil producers. However, surging demand among developing countries for cheap, reliable energy sources such as oil, gas and coal will keep the industry afloat for decades to come.

30 Sep 2020 - 11:40PM

BP and Shell’s plans for massive cuts to their oil and gas budgets amid a shift towards renewables have sparked worry among Middle East oil producers. However, surging demand among developing countries for cheap, reliable energy sources such as oil, gas and coal will keep the industry afloat for decades to come.

Western desire for green energy will not doom oil and gas industry
On Reflection | Never mind punishing the US, Russia and Saudi Arabia’s oil price war will hurt all producers

Moscow’s refusal to abide with Opec’s proposal to cut oil production and Riyadh’s decision to discount prices caused a rout in oil prices that will hit producers everywhere.

13 Mar 2020 - 1:45AM

Moscow’s refusal to abide with Opec’s proposal to cut oil production and Riyadh’s decision to discount prices caused a rout in oil prices that will hit producers everywhere.

Never mind punishing the US, Russia and Saudi Arabia’s oil price war will hurt all producers
Opinion | What would Adam Smith say about the rush by banks to stop funding coal power plants?

Banks are rushing to end the funding of new coal power plants, based on corporate social responsibility (CSR)

9 Dec 2018 - 6:26PM

Banks are rushing to end the funding of new coal power plants, based on corporate social responsibility (CSR)

What would Adam Smith say about the rush by banks to stop funding coal power plants?