Natural Gas

2015 Medium-Term Gas Market Report

Costanza Jacazio
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Columbia Club, 4th Floor 15 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

The 2015 Medium-Term Gas Market Report provides a detailed analysis of demand, upstream investment and trade developments for the next five years that will shape the gas industry and the role of gas in the global energy system. 

Energy Subsidies: Impacts and Opportunities for Reform

Panel Discussion
Monday, May 18, 2015
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

811 7th Avenue (at 53rd Street)

New York, NY 10019

The Center on Global Energy Policy and the United Nations Sustainable Energy For All Forum hosted a discussion on the energy, environmental, and economic impacts of energy subsidies, the political economy that sustains these policies, and opportunities to reform energy subsidies. 

EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2015

Adam Sieminski, Administrator, EIA
Monday, May 4, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library Faculty Room

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation and discussion with Adam Sieminski, Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, of EIA's Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2015. The AEO 2015 presents long-term projections of U.S. energy supply, demand, and prices through 2040. EIA’s Reference case, which assumes current laws and regulations remain unchanged, provides the basis for examination and discussion of alternative price, economic, and resource scenarios - and often serves as a starting point for analysis of potential changes in energy policies.

China-Russia Energy Relations: Key Drivers and Implications

Panel Discussion
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1501

The Center on Global Energy Policy and the Harriman Institute hosted a panel discussion on China-Russia Energy Relations: Key Drivers and Implications.

Spencer Dale Interview Special

The Center on Global Energy Policy is proud to present a special feature interview with Spencer Dale, conducted by Bill Loveless. Spencer Dale is group chief economist of BP plc. He manages BP's global economics team, providing economic input into the firm's commercial decisions. BP's economics team also produces the annual Statistical Review of World Energy and Global Energy Outlook.

2015 BP Energy Outlook 2035 with BP Chief Economist Spencer Dale

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation and discussion of the 2015 edition of the BP Energy Outlook 2035 with BP Group Chief Economist Spencer Dale. The BP Energy Outlook attempts to describe the "most likely" trajectory of the global energy system based upon assumptions around economic and population growth as well as developments in policy and technology. Questions addressed included:

  • Which fuels will gain and lose global market share?
  • What is the outlook for US tight oil and shale gas supply, and what will the US energy renaissance of recent years mean for global markets into the future?
  • What changes are likely for China (the world’s biggest energy consumer)?
  • What are the implications for CO2 emissions?
  • And, with the oil price in the spotlight, what are the forces that will influence energy prices over the decades to come?

Center Director Jason Bordoff moderated a discussion following the presentation.

US Officials: Europe Has Upper Hand Over Russia In Energy Security

Concerns about energy security have shot to the top of the political agenda in Europe. But the US has no intention of letting the EU down. “The United States will be working with the EU to develop a plan for the mid- to long-term evolution of a more energy-secure future”, said US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz at a conference of the Atlantic Council in Istanbul.

Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout

Russia's $40 billion South Stream gas pipeline project has fallen victim to plunging energy prices, stalling European demand and the political standoff between the European Union and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. "It (scrapping South Stream) reflects internal Russian pressure on where it is going to invest limited resources at a point in time when sanctions are hitting," said Carlos Pascual, a fellow at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, referring to Western sanctions over Ukraine. "It's harder, more expensive to access capital and the fastest growing gas markets in the world are in Asia, and Russia has virtually no export capacity to the Asian market," he added.

Isis threatens future oil supplies, warns IEA

The conflict in Iraq has created a threat to future oil production that could drive up prices, the developed countries’ energy watchdog has warned.

Shale Drillers Keep Output High Despite Oil Price Decline

Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, is quoted in an article from Bloomberg about the impact of falling oil prices on the U.S. oil and shale gas markets.

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