Khaznah Strategies provides services in three main areas:

Commodity market research and risk analysis

  • Forecasting prices, supply and demand for natural resources with proprietary models
  • Integrating several forecasting methods, including multi-factor, ARIMA and GARCH models
  • Evaluating the influence of over 100 external industry and macroeconomic factors on each commodity
  • Mapping major price drivers and identifying economic risks which increase price volatility
  • Assessing political and geopolitical risks that affect commodity markets
  • Appraising specific greenfield and brownfield projects; conducting due diligence

Oil & gas artificial intelligence (OGAI © Khaznah Strategies)

  • Advancing machine learning techniques beyond geological information into the area of market analysis
  • Applying AI methods to corporate planning and strategy
  • Evaluating geospatial imagery taken form satellites and data from remote sensors, such a drones
  • Analysing big data sets from real time drilling activity, tanker movements, oil & gas storage etc.
  • Integrating proxy data into market research, including construction activity data, truck counts etc.
  • Employing such methods as semantic analysis of news reports and text data mining

Technical assistance to governments

  • Assisting emerging-market governments in attracting foreign direct investment
  • Helping governments in organising licensing tenders
  • Advising on mineral legislation and simplifying subsoil regulation
  • Supporting the implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Applying blockchain technology to increase transparency of regulation
  • Assisting in digitalising geological information — creating an electronic mineral cadastre