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Oil and gas refining in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia

Jason BordoffAntoine Halff, and Richard Nephew offer insights on the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production and their potential impacts on energy markets, geopolitics, and energy security.

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)

In his latest opinion column in Foreign PolicyJason Bordoff examines this weekend’s 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. Energy security comes from being more, not less, connected with the rest of the world."

View of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China in misty ambiance

Philippe Benoit explores the role of state-owned enterprises in climate change, examines the effectiveness of market-oriented solutions such as carbon taxes in changing SOE behavior, and evaluates some other potential strategies for reducing their emissions.

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Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Dr. Christof Rühl, an internationally renowned economist specializing in macroeconomics and energy economics.

Spencer Dale
Chief Economist, BP

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what has happened in the world of energy production, consumption, trade, and...

Maria Moræus Hanssen
Chief Operating Officer & Deputy CEO, Wintershall DEA.

Wintershall DEA became the largest independent oil and gas group in Europe following a merger last month. It bridged the international exploration and production of oil and gas company, DEA, with the energy unit of the German chemical group BASF...