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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.

Russia and Saudi Arabia have a unique chance to test global storage capacity limits © Bloomberg

Antoine Halff argues that on the face of it, the idea of Saudi Arabia and Russia starting an oil price war in the middle of a global pandemic is foolhardy. But from a game theory perspective, it is a masterstroke.

Nuclear power plant after sunset. Dusk landscape with big chimneys.

Richard Nephew recommends several changes to how US nuclear cooperation agreements are negotiated as well as enhancements to overall US nuclear nonproliferation policies.

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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...

Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...

Spencer Dale
Chief Economist, BP

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what...