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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

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.


Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Cheniere’s 2019 corporate responsibility report: A virtual fireside chat with Chris Smith, senior vice president for policy, government, and public affairs

ONLINE EVENT – Chris Smith, senior vice president at Cheniere Energy, discusses the company’s 2019 corporate responsibility report launch, its ongoing corporate responsibility initiatives, and its strategy during the COVID-19 crisis.


Mon, Jun 15, 2020

Virtual fireside chat with H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates

ONLINE EVENT – H.E. Eng. Suhail Al Mazrouei discusses the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) energy strategy during the coronavirus pandemic and a period of historically low oil prices, as well as their medium- and long-term plans for energy portfolio diversification.




Wed, Aug 5, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Amidst $17 Billion In Q2 Losses, BP Unveils New Green Strategy

In the News

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Jul 24, 2020

The ACWA Power–Air Products joint venture for green hydrogen: A new Saudi energy policy?

In early July 2020, the city of Neom and ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia signed a joint venture agreement with Air Products of the United States to build the largest green hydrogen and green ammonia plant in the world. As the energy transition gains speed, this announcement is a significant step forward in establishing a new role for Middle Eastern oil-exporting countries in a future global economy less dependent on hydrocarbons. That said, the scale and relative inexperience of key project partners means the project still faces an uphill battle.

EnergySource by Jean-François Seznec and Samer Mosis

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Ellinas in StockWatch: What Chevron’s acquisition of Noble Energy means for Cyprus

In the News

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Cohen quoted in the Petroleum Economist on the changing landscape of the U.S.- China energy relationship

In the News

China Energy & Environment

Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Cybersecurity can help the energy industry seize this moment to embrace its digital future

Digitally connected oil and gas assets, smart grids, renewables, and intelligent infrastructure promise more efficient, safer, and lower-emissions operations, but truly reimagining the energy sector and fully realizing that promise requires strong cybersecurity. Whether built new, acquired, or retrofitted, future energy assets will rely heavily on digital management and remote access. In these stressful but potentially exhilarating times, the winners will be those who envision more competitive business models based on new technologies.

EnergySource by Leo Simonovich and Sridhar Sudarsan

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

South Asia midyear pause: Taking stock of 2020

The specific events of the year’s first six months might have taken us by surprise but the political-economic dynamics that have shaped South Asia’s response to these new challenges did not. Across the region democracy and freedom of expression are challenged, and protectionist impulses are indulged in flailing response to calamitous economic strife. And the United States continues its slide into strategic irrelevance, exercising little leadership or interest in building stronger ties to this vital region.

Feature by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

Start of USMCA brings hope amid COVID-19 economic crisis

“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."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Coronavirus Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Ukraine Cannot Stand Up To Russia Without A Modern Electric Grid

In the News

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Rapid response: The SABIC-Aramco merger

Saudi Aramco’s acquisition of the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) finalized on June 16, 2020, provides a window into the Saudi strategy to become a world-scale chemicals producer. However, the structure of the deal also offers an interesting look into the Saudi financial position amid low oil prices and a global pandemic.

EnergySource by Jean-François Seznec

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Ukraine needs EU rules to avoid global gas imbalances

More than 50 European companies may be barred from exporting gas to Ukraine during the peak storage season if the Ukrainian and Slovak gas transmission system operators fail to reach a solution for an alternative transport route during an unplanned pipeline outage this summer.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Central Europe Energy Markets & Governance