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Hon Xing Wong

Biography

Hon Xing Wong was previously a research associate at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He supported the Natural Gas Research Initiative and his research areas of interests include climate and energy transition risks, and electrification of the transportation sector.  Prior to joining the Center, he was an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow where he worked with New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on electric bus projects. Previously, he was a chartered engineer at BP in various engineering and site-operations roles across different geographical regions; namely, Angola, Egypt, and the North Sea. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Master of Engineering in chemical and environmental engineering from Nottingham University.

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December 05, 2022 Reports Oil

Forecasts of Electric Vehicle Penetration and its Impact on Global Oil Demand

The transportation sector is responsible for more than half of global oil demand, with passenger vehicles and trucks making up by far the largest fraction.

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Oil

Oil is the world’s most actively traded commodity, but forecasts vary as to whether it will start to wane in the decades to come. Understanding the changes that are sweeping through the oil industry and market today are key to understanding the outlook for economic growth, climate change, and geopolitical conflict.

April 12, 2022 Reports Finance & Economics

ESG Investing and the US Oil and Gas Industry: An Analysis of Climate Disclosures

As climate change continues to unfold around the globe, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns are increasingly driving investment decisions. This is especially true for investors in the oil and gas sector, which accounts for an outsized share of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Finance & Economics

The clean energy transition requires a substantial study and understanding of financial and economic tools. Leveraging funding is crucial to effectively invest in clean energy innovations—to cut air pollution, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and fight climate change.

December 14, 2021 Summaries Oil

How the ESG Investing Framework Applies to National Oil Companies: Workshop Report

Read the Report On November 16, the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia...

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Oil

Oil is the world’s most actively traded commodity, but forecasts vary as to whether it will start to wane in the decades to come. Understanding the changes that are sweeping through the oil industry and market today are key to understanding the outlook for economic growth, climate change, and geopolitical conflict.

November 16, 2021 Summaries Natural Gas

Market, Policy, and Political Implications of the Global Natural Gas Crisis: Forum Report

Read the Report Background On October 18, 2021, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy...

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Natural Gas

The global gas market is undergoing a period of profound transformation as a result of new sources of supply, demand, changing trade patterns, and technological and policy shifts. The transition to a low-carbon economy and efforts to curb air pollution are also key policy aims that will impact the role of gas in the future energy mix.

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