Blockchain Technologies in the Energy Sector
- What are the various ways in which blockchain technology can interact with the energy sector?
- What is the range of assumptions about how quickly these pathways could be adopted?
- What are the barriers to faster adoption and how easily are they overcome?
- What implications can the use of blockchain technology have on the energy sector including energy consumption, fuel choices, system security, efficiency, and other issues?
Geopolitics in Latin America
- What are the political, economic, social and technological dynamics shaping the medium-term future of Latin America ?
- Is the region poised for major geopolitical upheaval?
- Will it over or underperform in terms of economic expectations?
- What opportunities or potential pitfalls exist in the world of energy and climate in Latin America?
Sanctions Regimes and Responses
- How do sanctions impact the energy sector both directly and indirectly? What are some likely future directions for sanctions implementation (both existing today and potential future)?
- Are there any key decision points in the existing sanctions regime that are likely to occur over the next ten years?
- What are some of the impacts of an expanded sanctions regime – including the potential for increase in non-dollar denominated transactions, growth of core competencies in energy sector outside certain countries to avoid strategic vulnerability, and retaliatory measures?