Qasem Soleimani
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Interview

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew and CGEP Founding Director Jason Bordoff offer a quick assessment of the geopolitical and energy implications of the death of Qasem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The United Arab Emirates, especially Abu Dhabi, is a crucial player on the global energy stage. The UAE is one of the world’s 10 largest oil producers and a critical member of OPEC, the Organization of Petroleum...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On the global energy scene, oil, gas, and petrochemicals still play a prominent role, even as sustainability concerns become steadily more and more urgent. Investors are pressing for greater efficiency, reduced...

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Commentary

In the first of a four-part series on the Trump administration’s dramatic escalation of sanctions to pressure and punish U.S. adversaries, Richard Nephew examines sanctions on Iran.

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Testimony

Testifying before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, CGEP Founding Director Jason Bordoff discusses the status of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and related energy security issues.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Iraq is one of the world’s largest energy producers, but its people and its economy are hampered by pressures of electricity shortfalls and rising demand. The reliability of electricity services has long been an...

Oil and gas refining in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia
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Interview

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)
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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."

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

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.

Iran Nuclear
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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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