Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been an intentional effort to bring much of the economy to a standstill to slow the spread of the virus. A consequence of that has been an unprecedented drop in...

Potential Texas-OPEC Alliance Shows More Oil Production Doesn’t Make U.S. ‘Energy Independent’
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Blog post

In a new post for the State of the Planet blog, David Sandalow explores whether Texas will join hands with OPEC.

Oil Market Black Swans
Research
Commentary

In a new commentary, Robert McNally explores the shock to oil markets from the coronavirus and the ensuing market-share war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. 

Event
April 01, 2020

This event is presented by The Inter-American Dialogue and co-sponsored by the Center on Global Energy Policy and Holland & Knight. To register, please visit link above. World energy markets have been upended in recent weeks by a historic...

Virus Outbreak Iran Nowruz
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Commentary

Richard Nephew argues that the current international situation undermines the US contention that sanctions are comparatively humane policy tools and justified in use, especially as relates to sanctions imposed against Iran and Venezuela.

Russia and Saudi Arabia have a unique chance to test global storage capacity limits © Bloomberg
Research
Op-ed

Antoine Halff argues that on the face of it, the idea of Saudi Arabia and Russia starting an oil price war in the middle of a global pandemic is foolhardy. But from a game theory perspective, it is a masterstroke.

Event
March 27, 2020

Join us on March 27 for the next meeting of the Women in Energy group mentorship program led by Sunaina Ocalan, Corporate Strategy Director at Hess Corporation. This session will focus on developing confidence/Leading without Authority. How will...

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change
Research
Article

In his latest essay for Foreign Policy magazine (for which he is now a columnist), Jason Bordoff examines what the response to the Covid-19 pandemic can teach us about how we respond to climate change.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Like most operations, the Columbia Energy Exchange has shifted to be entirely remote, with hosts Jason Bordoff and Bill Loveless continuing to make podcast episodes from home. Given the unprecedented circumstances...

Gas pump in China
Research
Commentary

Erica Downs, Antoine Halff, David Sandalow, and Erin Blanton examine the impacts of the oil price war for China.

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