EnergySourceNov 16, 2021
Silence is assent: A path forward in US-Mexico energy and climate relations
By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown
Mexico's recent climate and energy measures will cause economic harm, set back emissions reduction efforts, and strain the country's relationship with the US. The Biden administration must be clear that these nationalistic policies, which contravene the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, will not be tolerated.
EnergySourceDec 31, 2020
Rapid response: The Southern Gas Corridor opens today
By Richard L. Morningstar, Matthew Bryza, Neil Robert Brown, Brenda Shaffer
Today marks a historic milestone for energy diplomacy and international cooperation. The Southern Gas Corridor pipeline system opened today. This natural gas megaproject brings Caspian gas to Europe for the first time, linking seven countries, starting in Azerbaijan and ending in Italy.
New AtlanticistJul 1, 2020
Start of USMCA brings hope amid COVID-19 economic crisis
By David A. Wemer
“Together, Canada, Mexico and the United States make North America an energy, manufacturing, and innovation powerhouse," Damon Wilson says. "The USMCA helps unlock this potential, offering greater prosperity for these nations' citizens and positioning democracies in North America to better shape global standards and compete with China."
Neil is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. He is a managing director at KKR and member of the KKR Global Institute and Infrastructure teams, where he works at the intersection of geopolitics and finance and specializes in global energy and infrastructure, span. Neil’s work on energy transition and diversification draws on his more than eight years as senior staff member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, working under Senator Richard G. Lugar (R-IN). In that capacity, Neil led work on global energy security and governance. Neil authored legislation enacted in 2007 that resulted in creation of the Energy and Natural Resources Bureau at the State Department and advanced efforts to enhance US diplomacy to counter Russian gas manipulation in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, among other international and domestic initiatives. Neil is a volunteer board member at The Lugar Center, and Columbia University Energy Journalism. A born Iowa farmer, he attended Harvard College and Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.