Kuwait’s oil and gas sector now looks able to shrug off chronic political turbulence which has long held back development. Stability may be fragile, but sizeable gains in gas and light oil output are at last being realized, with Kuwait pushing for more.

Kuwaiti politics remain stuck in a dysfunctional quagmire as parliament prepares to reconvene on 24 October. MPs are agitating to interrogate government ministers, including the prime minister, and much-needed fuel subsidy reform...