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2019 is likely to involve very significant geopolitical challenges, all of which may have a substantial bearing on energy markets. Michael Dempsey, the national intelligence fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the former U.S. acting director of national intelligence, offers his thoughts on the five most important issues that will likely dominate international affairs in 2019, as well as a few other issues that may command substantial policy-maker attention in the year ahead.

How Iran, US allies, and US competitors react to the stresses brought about by Trump’s decision will have far-reaching impacts for geopolitics, global energy markets and security, and financial markets. This brief outlines five guideposts to watch out for over the next year as the situation between Washington and Tehran inevitably heats up.

Writing in The Hill, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff explains why the Khashoggi affair exposes myth of US energy dominance.

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Paul Horsnell
Global Head of Commodities Research for Standard Chartered

Host Jason Bordoff interviews Paul Horsnell ahead of the OPEC meeting to discuss the decline in oil prices over the past few months, the impact of rising U.S. shale oil production, President Trump’s pressure on Saudi Arabia for lower prices, Russia’s role in decisions on oil production and other market developments.

Richard Nephew
Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy

Host Jason Bordoff discusses how Iran, U.S. allies, and U.S. competitors will react to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal with CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew.

Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP

For the past 67 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, a consolidated...