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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.

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

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. 


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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...

Richard Nephew and Antoine Halff
Center on Global Energy Policy

On January 2, the United States carried out an attack in Baghdad against a convoy of vehicles that killed Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general and head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Qods Force. Iran retaliated for the...

Omar Suwaina Al Suwaidi
Executive Office Director, ADNOC

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...