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In this Q&A, senior research scholar Kaushik Deb and adjunct research scholar Abhiram Rajendran break down the implications of the OPEC+ announcement to increase oil production. 

Greenhouse Gas Emissions from State-Owned Enterprises: A Preliminary Inventory

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play a major role in the production of goods and services across many of the world’s largest economies, particularly in electricity generation, oil and gas, and heavy industry. This report provides an accounting of direct emissions associated with SOEs globally.

Having It Both Ways: GCC Oil Faces Peak Demand

This paper, part of the work by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy on oil and gas and the energy transition, examines two broad actions being taken by petrostates to remain relevant in a decarbonizing world: demand defense and demand creation. 


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Bob McNally and Dr. Karen Young

Even as prices decline, the tight oil market is once again raising economic and political worries in Washington. 

In July, President Biden traveled to the Middle East...

Dr. Ibrahim AlMuhanna

President Biden is heading to Saudi Arabia next month amidst a global energy crisis. The trip is nothing new. For decades when faced with an oil crisis, presidents from both political parties have turned to Saudi...

Mohammad Barkindo

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) continues to influence global energy systems, despite challenges to its unity and market share. Just this year, global leaders called upon OPEC to increase...