Event
December 01, 2020

<p>Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and&nbsp;the SIPA Pan-African Network (SPAN) for a virtual student roundtable discussion with Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative, UN Secretary-General for Sustainable...

Electricity supply
Research
Commentary

Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

Doha skyline
Research
Report

Richard Nephew evaluates the sanctions put in place against Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Musabbeh Al Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum & Petrochemicals platform at Mubadala, a sovereign investment firm in Abu Dhabi.

Event
July 08, 2020

In recent years, calls for low-emissions energy around the globe have spurred attention to the energy transition across the Middle East – in the Gulf Arab States, the Levant, and the Eastern Mediterranean. The emergence of COVID-19, however,...

Logistics and transportation of Container Cargo ship and Cargo plane with working crane bridge in shipyard at sunrise, logistic import export and transport industry background
Research
Commentary

In a new commentary, Richard Nephew examines the impact of Covid-19 on global supply chains and sanctions, exploring how efforts to deglobalize supply chains will have important effects on global economic statecraft. 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on Oct. 24, 2018.
Research
Op-ed

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the geopolitical impacts of the 2020 oil crash and explains why, despite near-term economic pain, Saudi Arabia may be an unexpected beneficiary looking beyond the immediate crisis.

Middle East Gas Demand
Research
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. 

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