December 10, 2018
| Jane NakanoEnergy is a key economic point under the Trump administration’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy, which seeks to marshal a counteroffensive to China-led multi-billion-dollar energy and energy infrastructure outreach in the region, writes CSIS energy expert Jane Nakano.
The recent OPEC agreement plans to reduce oil output to “stabilize the market” and stem the price erosion that has plagued oil markets for the past several weeks. CSIS energy experts Frank Verrastro and Andrew Stanley look at possible impacts of this agreement.
Energy and economic growth are linked: without access to energy, growth is impossible; and economic growth will lead to more energy use. But the relationship between the two is complex and often misunderstood, writes CSIS energy expert Nikos Tsafos.
In a “Day After” scenario, how will Venezuela’s oil sector rebuild? Ramon Espinasa looks back on the Venezuelan Hydrocarbons Law, 75 years after its initial passage, and explores what the future may hold for Venezuelan oil.
In response to an oil price differential crisis, the government of Alberta has announced a short-term oil production curtailment. While these actions will help restore some semblance of normality in the short-medium term, the root of the problem persists.
On December 3, 2018, Qatar announced it would leave OPEC to focus on its natural gas industry. CSIS energy expert Nikos Tsafos details how the decision may affect the global oil market and the gas market.
November 28, 2018
| Sarah LadislawFrance is a developed economy seeking to take a leadership role to reduce emissions within its own economy. This is difficult work. Very few countries have made durable strides on this front, as CSIS energy expert Sarah Ladislaw writes in her new commentary.
TurkStream offers a possible blueprint for dealing with the Nord Stream 2 pipeline: finding a way to repurpose infrastructure and let market forces deliver gas where it is needed. This is, above all, what Europe needs, as CSIS energy expert Nikos Tsafos writes in his...
This analysis looks at the way in which expectations for U.S. production and U.S. sanction waivers have contributed to changing the oil market outlook over the course of the past two months and how the United States may continue to play an important role moving forward.
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.