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Op-ed

In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, the world needs cheap oil and competition. In a new OpEd for Bloomberg Opinion, Christof Rühl explains why joined-up interventions to prop up the price are a bad way to go. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been an intentional effort to bring much of the economy to a standstill to slow the spread of the virus. A consequence of that has been an unprecedented drop in...

Potential Texas-OPEC Alliance Shows More Oil Production Doesn’t Make U.S. ‘Energy Independent’
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Blog post

In a new post for the State of the Planet blog, David Sandalow explores whether Texas will join hands with OPEC.

Gas pump in China
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Commentary

Erica Downs, Antoine Halff, David Sandalow, and Erin Blanton examine the impacts of the oil price war for China.

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...

Austrian rescue personnel checks the body temperature of persons during an informal meeting of oil ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Roland Zak)
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Commentary

Antoine Halff analyzes OPEC's response to the coronavirus and the corresponding fall in oil prices.

Damaged crude-oil facilities in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, shortly after a September attack by Iran. (Faisal Al Nasser | Bloomberg News)
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Op-ed

In an op-ed in the Washington PostJason Bordoff argues that despite recent efforts to deescalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran, risks to global oil supplies remain. 

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

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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Testimony

Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Environment & Climate Change of the Committee on Energy & Commerce, CGEP Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman described the need for comprehensive, economy-wide climate policies and the benefits of including a price on carbon dioxide emissions.

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