Gasoline prices are displayed on a sign at a Shell gas station as an image of Donald Trump appears on a billboard nearby April 24, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan | Getty Images)
Research
Op-ed

In his latest opinion column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the massive attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, arguing that “the attack on Abqaiq, the world’s most critical oil facility, is a stark reminder that the United States is not energy independent, nor can it go it alone when it comes to diplomacy in the world’s most critical oil-producing region."

Iran Nuclear
Research
Interview

CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains the implications of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announcement that Iran will take another step in reducing its commitments to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal by restarting its nuclear research and development efforts without heed to limitations stipulated in the plan.

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Research
Commentary

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew analyzes the conflict brewing in the Persian Gulf and offers four observations and expectations for the coming week.

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Research
Commentary

Jarrett Blanc and Richard Nephew discuss the imminent nuclear crisis in Iran, atomic archive and the path forward.

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Research
Commentary

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the Trump Administration efforts to drive Iranian oil exports to zero. 

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Event
April 10, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the Center on Global Energy Policy will host its 6th annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The forum will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key...

Event
April 01, 2019

Join the Center on Global Energy Policy in a conversation with Jack Lew, former Secretary of the Treasury, on U.S. economic statecraft. During a wide-ranging conversation with Richard Nephew, Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy...

Research
Report

This report reviews the 1982 Soviet Gas Pipeline episode, sets some lessons from it against the current US-European relationship and makes recommendations to modify current US sanctions practice in order to help manage partner concerns and avoid future crises. 

Research
Commentary

 In a new commentary, CGEP senior research scholar Richard Nephew describes key elements of the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act draft bill.

Research
Commentary

CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains why congress is considering now whether to block the Treasury Department’s decision to remove sanctions on three companies designated due to their ownership by Oleg Deripaska, a U.S.-sanctioned Russian oligarch.

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