Venezuela’s loss of production volumes was the largest global unplanned fall in crude oil output in 2017, a trend that has continued to intensify into 2018 and has the potential to get significantly worse in the coming months.
June 11, 2018
| Frank A. Verrastro, Larry Goldstein, Albert HelmigThe global oil market continues to evolve in both predictable and yet uncertain ways. Like previous OPEC meetings, next week’s discussions, including the emerging rifts between the larger members with spare capacity and those without such luxury, will need to be managed.
June 11, 2018
| William Alan ReinschThe president may think this is a winning strategy for our country, but we end up losers like everybody else. When we treat the rules as suggestions that can be ignored, then others will follow our lead to our detriment.
June 5, 2018
| Gustavo TarreThere cannot be free elections if there is no separation of powers to keep one branch of government from undue control of political life and the election process. This lack of balance makes a clean election impossible.
May 31, 2018
| Frank A. Verrastro, Andrew J. StanleyWhile higher oil prices have provided Venezuela with an economic lifeline in the past, the dramatic collapse of production and exports makes it increasingly impossible for even such revenue inflows to alter Venezuela’s fate.
May 29, 2018
| William Alan ReinschOur global leadership is continuously under challenge from many directions, most notably China right now, and if we lose our lead, it might well be for good. That means we need to pay close attention to getting innovation right.
May 25, 2018
| Michael A. Matera, Mark L. SchneiderAnticorruption institutions are key to protecting democracy and promoting economic progress, and those who abuse their public trust anywhere in the Americas will go to jail.