Russia and Saudi Arabia have a unique chance to test global storage capacity limits © Bloomberg
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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.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The global oil market is in free fall, following the collapse of a meeting last week of OPEC and non-OPEC producers. Saudi Arabia decided to surge its output, sending oil prices tumbling. This historic oil price crash is weighing on stock markets...

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Global Energy Dialogue

On November 22, 2019, the Paris Energy Club and the Center on Global Energy Policy convened a joint workshop at Columbia University’s Global Center at Reid Hall in Paris, focused on the intersection of energy and geopolitics.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by CGEP's Richard Nephew and Antoine Halff, who explain what led to this escalation with Iran, and what may happen next.

Damaged crude-oil facilities in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, shortly after a September attack by Iran. (Faisal Al Nasser | Bloomberg News)
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Op-ed

In an op-ed in the Washington PostJason Bordoff argues that despite recent efforts to deescalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran, risks to global oil supplies remain. 

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Op-ed

In a new commentary for Barron's, Richard Nephew examines the impact of new sanctions on Iran. 

Qasem Soleimani
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Interview

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew and CGEP Founding Director Jason Bordoff offer a quick assessment of the geopolitical and energy implications of the death of Qasem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The United Arab Emirates, especially Abu Dhabi, is a crucial player on the global energy stage. The UAE is one of the world’s 10 largest oil producers and a critical member of OPEC, the Organization of Petroleum...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On the global energy scene, oil, gas, and petrochemicals still play a prominent role, even as sustainability concerns become steadily more and more urgent. Investors are pressing for greater efficiency, reduced...

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Commentary

In the first of a four-part series on the Trump administration’s dramatic escalation of sanctions to pressure and punish U.S. adversaries, Richard Nephew examines sanctions on Iran.

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