Mark Townsend

Mark Townsend

Middle East

Oil producers meet in Doha amid uncertainty in markets

To what extent are oil producers prepared to sacrifice national interests for a return to market stability?

Oil producers meet in Doha amid uncertainty in markets

Oil Price

The oil price, Iran and Saudi's economy

Analysis: How Iran's return to global oil markets may impact Saudi Arabia's 2016 budget.

The oil price, Iran and Saudi's economy

Business & Economy

Are Dubai's debt storm clouds gathering again?

Action by a state-owned company and the fall in oil prices has placed Dubai’s $140bn debt load under scrutiny.

Are Dubai's debt storm clouds gathering again?

Middle East

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's big oil bet?

Is Saudi Arabia's decision to maintain production output irrespective of oil prices a bold move or a huge gamble?

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's big oil bet?