SVB Energy International


SVB Energy is a global strategic energy-consulting firm that was established in 2012 and has offices in Washington D.C. and Dubai.

With nearly two decades of experience in macro and micro-energy fields, our data and analysis have been a major leading source of reliable information on global energy markets, strategy and policy analysis. 


We have flagship knowledge and expertise specifically on the US, Mexico, India, Saudi Arabia, GCC Countries and Iran.

Our experienced team – with the help of our vast network in these countries – provide Our Clients with detailed studies of energy industries and country-specific domestic politics. 


Our experienced team with its diverse background and industrial capabilities is dedicated to world-class research and analysis. We attribute our success to our team’s commitment, industry experience, and work culture. Most of our team members possess post-graduate education in one or more of the following disciplines: Business Management, Petroleum Engineering, Statistics and Economics, IT and Data Science, International Relations and geopolitics, Professional Writers and graphic designer. Our team benefits from the collective work of multicultural and multilingual capabilities, including English, Arabic, Farsi, Japanese and Italian. Our highly motivated professionals meet clients’ needs and deadlines across international time zones.


Dr. Sara Vakhshouri is founder and president of SVB Energy International, a strategic energy consulting firm with offices in Washington D.C and Dubai. She is also founder of SVB Green Access, a non-profit organization that promotes and provides an affordable and inclusive energy program to areas in which energy poverty exists, and safe water access is either poor or would be in great need in the future. Dr. Vakhshouri has two decades of experience of working in the energy industry with extensive experience in global energy market studies, energy strategy, energy security and geopolitical risk. She has consulted numerous governments on their energy strategy, public and private entities, and international organizations like IMF, World Bank. She is also Professor of Energy Security at the Institute of World Politics.

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