Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

From climate policy to geopolitical tensions and sanctions to technological innovation, the energy world is facing enormous change, complexity and uncertainty. To discuss some of today’s most timely issues across the energy landscape, Jason...

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Testimony

Testifying before the Senate Commitee on Energy and Natural Resources, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff discussed the factors that have affected oil prices over the last several years.

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Op-ed

Writing in The Hill, CGEP Scholars Tim Boersma and Jonathan Elkind argue that Europe, even if acting alone, needs to continue focusing on its energy security. 

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Commentary

Richard Nephew explains how unless oil prices are contained, the primary result of the reimposition of sanctions on Iran may be to ensure that Iran profits from the oil market risks that the sanctions have created.

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Article

Richard Nephew writes in The Washington Quarterly about the art of sanctions relief. 

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Antoine Halff writes that while OPEC’s achievements of the last two years have been truly remarkable, past performance is no guarantee of future success. From concerns about peak oil demand and uncertainties about shale oil production growth to the unpredictability of Washington, the road ahead is a minefield.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Richard Rhodes, a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author, and author of newly released book, Energy: A Human History, to discuss what history can tell us about our current energy transition. 

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CGEP Scholars Tim Boersma and Jonathan Elkind discuss the state of play for European gas security. They argue that, notwithstanding the recent Stockholm arbitration decision between Ukraine’s state oil and gas company, NAK Naftogaz, and Russia’s Gazprom, the next 18 months hold the potential for new hurdles.

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CGEP non-resident Fellow Robin Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

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Writing in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that President Trump wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market with his decision to withdraw from the Iran deal.

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