The CGEP book series, edited by Director Jason Bordoff, covers a range of topics important to the global energy dialogue. Find out more and purchase books through the Columbia University Press

 

Books in the series

Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices

By Robert McNally, CGEP Fellow and President of The Rapidan Group
January 2017

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Tracing a history marked with conflict, intrigue, and extreme uncertainty, Robert McNally shows how—even from the very first years of the market—wild volatility in oil prices led to intensive efforts to stabilize price fluctuations and manage supply. 

Upcoming Releases

The Fracking Debate

The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution
Daniel Raimi
(January 2018)

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The Fracking Debate directly addresses the most common questions and concerns associated with fracking and provides the evidence and context that have so frequently been missing from the national discussion of the future of oil and gas production, offering readers the tools to make sense of this critical issue.

The Art of Sanctions

A View from the Field
By Richard Nephew
(December 2017)

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Richard Nephew offers a much-needed practical framework for planning and applying sanctions that focuses not just on the initial sanctions strategy but also, crucially, on how to calibrate along the way and how to decide when sanctions have achieved maximum effectiveness.

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Daniel Raimi's The Fracking Debate provides the evidence and context that have so frequently been missing from the national discussion of the future of oil and gas production, offering readers the tools to make sense of this critical issue.

Senior Scholar Richard Nephew offers a much-needed practical framework for planning and applying sanctions that focuses not just on the initial sanctions strategy but also, crucially, on how to calibrate along the way and how to decide when sanctions have achieved maximum effectiveness.

Fellow Robert McNally's new book explores the history of boom-bust oil prices.