How does the Western price cap on oil work?
As the G7 and European Union implement their new restrictions on Russian oil and gas exports, Ben Judah spoke with Eddie Fishman, Senior Policy Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University and nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, to discuss the price cap.
Has the price cap already had an impact on Russian oil exports at this early stage? Is the price cap a new tool of economic statecraft? And can the price cap be used in a way to accelerate ongoing efforts to improve renewable energy infrastructure?
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