Research
Commentary

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Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

Research
Commentary

In a new commentary, non-resident Fellow Robin Mills examines the potential implications of Bahrain's recent discovery of 80 billion barrels of shale oil. The find marks the arrival of shale oil in the Middle East, and commercial offshore shale oil production would be a first for the worldwide industry.