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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Energy Markets & Governance events

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

US-Europe Energy Bridge: The next evolution of USAID’s energy sector assistance in Europe and Eurasia

ONLINE EVENT – A discussion on the launch of USAID’s new US-Europe Energy Bridge initiative.


Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Reimagining reform: Innovation in Ukraine

The headlines regarding Ukraine’s domestic developments have been worrying, but discrete reforms are underway.


Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Green stimulus and the energy transition

ONLINE EVENT—An expert panel discusses how a green stimulus package in the wake of COVID-19 can help the oil and gas industry’s decarbonization efforts.




Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Ukraine’s gas market reforms can fuel change across Eastern Europe

Ukraine’s post-2014 energy sector experience is both a success story and a role model. It is also proving increasingly persuasive in a neighborhood where energy sector reform is long overdue.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Political pressure threatens Ukraine’s gas sector reforms

The early October resignation of American citizen Amos Hochstein from the Naftogaz supervisory board is sparking alarm over the future direction of the state-owned Ukrainian energy sector giant.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Turkish Black Sea discovery: Is it geopolitics or economics?

While some expect that a Turkish drilling ship's discovery of the country's largest natural gas reserve to date will give Turkey a more advantageous bargaining position, the country has already had this leverage thanks to its wide variety of pipeline sources and access to the liquefied natural gas market.

TURKEYSource by Anita Orban

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

The ‘big three’ now rule the global energy market, says Daniel Yergin

Pulitzer Prize winner and energy expert Daniel Yergin's insights into the progress of the energy transition worldwide are pivotal with the 2020 elections around the corner and the pandemic that has disrupted the energy industry.

ACFrontPage by Katherine Walla

China Coronavirus

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: Energy

As the US presidential election looms, the oil and gas industry has suffered from demand shocks during the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change is increasingly in the list of top concerns of US citizens, and there is little overlap between the likely policies of the two presidential candidates.

Elections 2020 by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

Ukraine quietly launches a gas market revolution

A gas market revolution has just taken place in Ukraine. This significant development has occurred without much fanfare, but it comes following five long years of intense political battles.

UkraineAlert by Oleksandr Kharchenko

Energy Markets & Governance Oil and Gas

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Amidst deteriorating US – China relations, energy trade picks up in Q2

Despite a precipitous decline in US-Chinese relations over the past month and a half, energy trade during the second quarter of 2020 remained robust as positive economic incentives outweighed the diplomatic tit-for-tat currently dominating headlines

EnergySource by Reed Blakemore and Reid I'Anson

China Energy & Environment

Mon, Aug 24, 2020

Morningstar interviewed in Naval Postgraduate School event on energy and challenges in the Caucasus region—August 12, 2020

Remarks from a Naval Postgraduate School interview with Amb. Richard Morningstar of the Global Energy Center on energy security and challenges in the Caucasus region, with Dr. Daniel Nussbaum and Prof. Brenda Shaffer, senior fellow in the Global Energy Center

In the News by Richard L. Morningstar

Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Trans-Caspian Pipeline—Still a pipe dream?

Although there have been intermittent efforts to revive the Trans-Caspian Pipeline (TCP), the project has largely been dormant in recent years. However, the impending completion of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), a new source and route of gas supply to Europe, has led to renewed interest in TCP.

EnergySource by Daniel D. Stein

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Mon, Aug 17, 2020

What’s at stake for energy in the 2020 election: An update

In the seven months since the publication of the Atlantic Council’s issue brief, “Election 2020: What’s At Stake For Energy,” the social and political landscape of the United States can hardly have changed more dramatically. This issue brief updates the Atlantic Council’s prior analysis and considers the new context surrounding a Trump re-election scenario and a Biden election, and the consequences for the energy sector.

In-Depth Research & Reports by David Goldwyn and Andrea Clabough

Elections Energy & Environment


Thu, Oct 29, 2020

US-Europe Energy Bridge: The next evolution of USAID’s energy sector assistance in Europe and Eurasia

ONLINE EVENT - A discussion on the launch of USAID’s new US-Europe Energy Bridge initiative.