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An orphan well
Jason Bordoff, Daniel Raimi and Neelesh Nerurkar

In a new report, Jason Bordoff, Daniel Raimi, and Neelesh Nerurkar examine the potential to boost US employment in the oil and gas workforce while also reducing pollution through a federal program to plug orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

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.


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Arjun Murti, Bobby Tudor, and Marianne Kah
Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus, Co-Head of the advisory business of Perella Weinberg Partners, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at CGEP

One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been an intentional effort to bring much of the economy to a standstill to slow the spread of the virus. A consequence of that has been an unprecedented drop in...

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...

Maarten Wetselaar
Director of Integrated Gas & New Energies, Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell

The world’s oil and gas supermajors have been managing lots of headwinds these days not only from the market, but also rising social pressures to move more urgently to address the threat of climate change. Some oil...