Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Chair Mary Nichols, the chair of the California Air Resources Board since 2007.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
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Op-ed

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Few countries are as important to the outlook for energy demand and climate change as is India. It uses huge amounts of coal, was projected to be one of the biggest drivers of growth in oil use, and has ambitious...

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Commentary

In a new commentary, Senior Research Scholar Erin Blanton explores the impacts of coronavirus on LNG investment and near- and longer-term fundamentals.

Gas flare
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Global Energy Dialogue

Marianne Kah summarizes a recent workshop hosted by the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Energy Institute of the University of Texas at Austin that explored challenges and potential solutions to natural gas flaring, primarily in the Permian Basin.

Middle East Gas Demand
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Report

In a new report, Robin Mills examines the future of Middle East gas demand in the context of budget deficits, shifts in domestic and industrial demand and falling oil prices. 

Event
April 22, 2020

The Columbia Global Energy Summit scheduled for April 22, 2020 has been cancelled. We have been monitoring very closely the progression of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of updates from the World Health Organization and guidance...

JUAN MABROMATA/AFP
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Op-ed

In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, the world needs cheap oil and competition. In a new OpEd for Bloomberg Opinion, Christof Rühl explains why joined-up interventions to prop up the price are a bad way to go. 

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.

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Op-ed

In the past decade, US oil and gas companies have become so successful in finding and getting oil out of the ground that they have started burning billions of dollars worth of gas each year.

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