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.
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.
On October 11–12, 2017, CGEP, in collaboration with Statoil’s Global Strategy and Business Development unit, hosted a workshop in Paris to explore the intersection of energy and geopolitics in oil and gas markets, in climate policy, and across a range of cross-cutting topics, such as national security and cybersecurity. This summary highlights the main points of discussion during the two-day workshop, which was conducted under the Chatham House Rule on a nonattribution basis.