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Commentary

In a new commentary, non-resident Fellow Robin Mills examines the potential implications of Bahrain's recent discovery of 80 billion barrels of shale oil. The find marks the arrival of shale oil in the Middle East, and commercial offshore shale oil production would be a first for the worldwide industry.

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Global Energy Dialogue

On March 1–2, 2018, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted its third annual workshop focusing on the Gulf Arab states. The following summary highlights the main points that arose during the course of the workshop.

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Commentary

Tim Boersma, Tatiana Mitrova, and Akos Losz review natural gas developments over the past 12 months and discuss the new global gas order. 

Event
April 19, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP will celebrate its 5th anniversary and host the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders...

Event
April 04, 2018

Over the coming decades, digital technologies are set to make energy systems around the world more connected, intelligent, efficient, reliable, and sustainable. But getting everything right will not be easy. The International Energy Agency (IEA)...

Event
March 27, 2018

Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What’s more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year...

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Report

Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the process and impact of terminating economic santions, using Libya as a recent example. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The outlook for global oil demand has changed dramatically over the last decade. New technologies and policy have energy experts forecasting that demand for oil will peak. Many tie this outlook to the advent of electric vehicles, but given that...

Event
March 01, 2018

Global energy markets are experiencing a period of dramatic change. Markets have experienced several years of abrupt price drops and recoveries. New producers and new technologies are exerting price pressure in oil and gas markets. Some are even...

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Global Energy Dialogue

On March 1, 2018 the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a workshop as part of our Peak Oil Demand initiative. The following text constitutes a summary that aims to capture some of the takeaways from the latest discussion, without attributing them to individual participants.

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