Publications

The Center’s research agenda emphasizes an economic and geostrategic approach to key energy policy areas. Current research programs encompass a wide variety of specific studies and topics, focused both on U.S. policy and specific regions around the world. Below is a list of research reports and working papers authored by Center staff and Fellows, ordered by most recent publication date.

Commentary

Dr. Morgan Bazilian

Fellow Morgan Bazilian and Simone Tagliapietra, senior researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, discuss the role of international institutions in bringing electricity to sub-Saharan Africa.

Article

David Sandalow

Writing in the Paulson Institute blog, David Sandalow and Anders Hove explore how natural gas in China is cleaning up the air in China’s cities and creating opportunities for new cooperation with the United States.

Report

Dr. Erica Downs

Fellow Erica Downs examines the history of China’s small, independent "teapot" refining sector, which has had a significant impact on oil markets since Beijing’s decision in 2015 to allow these refineries to import crude oil through a system of import quotas and licenses. The unique study, which draws on both external and local sources, including Chinese-language media reports, explores the teapots' transformation over the past three years, their impact on domestic and international energy markets, and the outlook for their future.

Commentary

Antoine Halff

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by Antoine Halff

 

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Article

Jason Bordoff

Writing in Nature Energy, Jason Bordoff argues that the Trump administration’s domestic plans would have curtailed the nation’s climate action even if it had stayed in the Paris Agreement. Yet, the decision to leave the agreement undermines US international energy and climate leadership and the prospects of ramping up global climate policy ambition.

Article

Dr. Tim Boersma

Senior Scholar Tim Boersma and Sarah Jordaan (Johns Hopkins SAIS) explore the narrative of natural gas as a transition fuel, and how it has thus far manifested itself in various key markets.

Article

Antoine Halff

A memorandum of a CGEP Global Energy Dialogue in London on February 20, 2017 sheds light on the complex issues facing the marine transport sector as it comes up against the 2020 IMO sulfur regulations.

Report

Antoine Halff

Senior Research Scholar Antoine Halff explores the outlook for marine bunkers and the impact of new environmental restrictions to come into effect January 2020 that aim to reduce sulfur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships.

Article

Richard Nephew

Richard Nephew, Senior Research Scholar and David Mortlock, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, submit written testimony to the UK Parliament on sanctions policy post-Brexit.

Commentary

Dr. Timothy M. Frye

In a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy, faculty affiliate Timothy Frye writes that despite the frequency of criticism that economic sanctions induce a rally around the flag affect, evidence in support of the claim is hard to come by.

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