Supply, demand, geopolitical events, and sentiment have once again conspired to confuse and complicate OPEC’s efforts to achieve and retain acceptable balances in oil markets, as CSIS energy experts write in a new commentary.
On November 5, following a 180-day wind-down period, U.S. sanctions on Iran’s petroleum-related transactions will come into effect. The CSIS Energy and National Security Program examines the oil market implications of the sanctions snapback.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the front line of a battle against climate change, and in this context, progress to reduce emissions is generally good news, as Sarah Ladislaw from the Energy and National Security Program writes in a new commentary.
Most stakeholders are looking for no-regret strategies to mitigate potential risks while solving other important issues they face. But whether and how far to “get ahead” of policy is a more complicated strategic decision.
This compendium report—as part of the CSIS-Pertamina Southeast Asia Energy Initiative—provides a summary of insights on the role of renewable energy in Southeast Asia and its economic, political, and security importance in the Indo-Pacific region.
President Trump repeated a familiar refrain criticizing OPEC for the current level of elevated oil prices but appeared to walk back on his earlier statement that purchasers of Iranian oil must cut their imports to zero as CSIS Energy and National Security Program experts...