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Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Tommy Beaudreau examines the positive implications of the Department of the Interior (DOI) March region-wide lease sale--that offered about 77 million acres in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)--and what it means for the future of the offshore industry in the United States.

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Dr. Tim Boersma and Dr. Corey Johnson

Tim Boersma, Senior Research Scholar at CGEP, and Corey Johnson, associate professor and department head of geography at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, examine the history of U.S. energy diplomacy, how this foreign policy tool has been altered by the U.S. oil and gas boom, and its limitations. 

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Daniel Raimi

Daniel Raimi, author of Columbia University Press book, The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, writes in The Hill about the risks and benefits of shale development.

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George David Banks
Former Special Assistant to the President for international energy and environment

U.S. climate and energy policy has shifted course under the Trump Administration. From the decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to promises to prop up the coal industry, to a push for "energy dominance" and now a new "energy realism," much has...

Jack Betkoski
President, NARUC

Discussions about U.S. energy policy typically focus on Washington, where the White House, Congress and agencies like the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dominate the headlines. This makes it easy to overlook the roles played by state...

Patrick Pouyanné
Chairman and CEO of Total

New developments in the global energy landscape--from the rise of clean energy technologies and predictions of peak oil demand, to the shale revolution and depressed oil prices, to the ebb and flow of geopolitical tensions and policy efforts to...