CGEP scholars are a go-to resource for international media, commenting on leading energy and environment news stories. 

2016 News Items

September 2016

Via Foreign Policy




Via Washington Post

Is The World Big Enough for Two Swing Producers?

The Washington Post

September 29, 2016


Via Portafolio

Colombia podrá tener un buen futuro petrolero

September 27, 2016


August 2016

Via Reuters

"It is the underlying trend in Venezuelan crude production that constitutes the most important risk ahead for oil markets," said Luisa Palacios

Via News & Observer

“Clearly, Venezuela is at the core of the downward adjustment in global oil supply triggered by the oil price drop,” wrote Luisa Palacios, a fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy and author of the study. It’s a vicious cycle,” Palacios said. “For Venezuela to solve its problems in its industry there needs to be a normalization of economics, politics and the financial situation. I don’t see this happening unless the political crisis gets solved.”

Via Bloomberg

“Venezuela will represent a growing supply risk for oil markets in 2017,” the report said. “While on average crude oil exports in the first half do not yet show an important decline from the same period a year ago, the latest data point to a deteriorating trend.”


"The U.S. will be a much smaller importer of oil in the future than anybody thought was possible a decade ago," said Jason Bordoff, a Columbia University professor and former energy policy adviser to President Obama.

Via Wall Street Journal

“Part of the weakness in Saudi Arabia is caused by crude headed to Asia from Iran,” said Jamie Webster, an adjunct research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.