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Commentary

In a new commentary, researchers Richard Nephew, Dr. Tim Boersma, and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova assess and analyze the potential impact of new legislation (known as S.94) that would impose statutory sanctions against Russia with respect to its cyber activities, potential responses to its adoption by Russia and the broader market, as well as the likelihood of its passage in Congress. The commentary looks potential responses to its adoption by Russia and the broader market, as well as the likelihood of its passage in Congress.

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Global Energy Dialogue

CGEP convened a roundtable of energy and regional experts from academia, industry, finance and government to discuss the changes underway in oil markets and their implications for the countries that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as the other forces at work in their decision-making. 

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CGEP hosted a panel discussion about oil volatility in conjunction with the launch of the first book in the new Center on Global Energy Policy book series through Columbia University Press. Fellow Robert McNally...

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January 24, 2017

We are excited to announce the release of non-resident Fellow Bob McNally's forthcoming book, Crude Volatility, the first publication launched in the Center on Global Energy Policy Series published by the Columbia University Press. As part of its...

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Book

Fellow Robert McNally's new book explores the history of boom-bust oil prices.

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Article

In a paper from the MIT Center for Energy and Environment Policy Research (MITCEEPR), CGEP natural gas program director, Dr. Tim Boersma, writes on Tight Oil Development Economics: Benchmarks, Breakeven Points, and Inelasticities.

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Report

Oil price swings are not only a problem for consumer countries but also for producers, particularly those with oil sectors that have a central role in their economies. Laura El-Katiri explores the response to a downward cycle in oil prices and dwindling revenue streams by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies-- Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Global Energy Dialogue

To discuss the possibility of higher volatility and the implications for producers and consumers, CGEP convened a high-level workshop in December 2016 under the Chatham House Rule. This note summarizes key elements of that discussion.

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Op-ed

Director Jason Bordoff writes in Thomson Reuters how OPEC has shown flexibility and pragmatism in dealing with the oil price crash. While OPEC may not be controlling the market as they once did, they are still relevant and capable of collective action.

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Op-ed

Nonresident Fellow James Stock writes in The Hill that the EPA's 2017 obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) will allow policymakers to move beyond the debate between big corn and big oil that has plagued RFS policy. Focus can now be placed on the real promise of the standards: the domestic second-generation biofuels that create American jobs, enhance energy security, and significantly reduce carbon emissions.

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