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Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Colombia’s shale resource potential

An exploration of the necessary conditions for successful shale development in Colombia.

In-Depth Research & Reports by John D. Padilla

Colombia Energy & Environment

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Mon, Jan 18, 2021

The Global Energy Agenda

The inaugural edition of the Global Energy Agenda provides context for the unprecedented year that has passed. It features a survey of thought leaders in the energy sector, as well as a series of essays by the leading figures in energy, to set the energy agenda for 2021.

Global Energy Agenda by Randolph Bell, Jennifer T. Gordon, Paul Kielstra, and Andrew Marshall (Editors)

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

How to stop Nord Stream 2

Online Event Nord Stream 2 is almost complete, and many want it to stay that way. Russia’s actions regarding Belarus and its poisoning of Alexei Navalny are now forcing officials in European countries to question the wisdom of completing it.

2:15pm Eastern Europe Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security Oil and Gas

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

The future of Colombia’s shale development

Online Event With the unprecedented economic contraction caused by COVID-19, shale resources are again being looked at as a source of additional revenue for the Colombian government.

3:30pm Energy & Environment Oil and Gas

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Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Ukraine’s historic gas sector reforms are under threat

The transformation of Ukraine's gas sector is widely seen as one of the few reform success stories since the country's 2014 Revolution of Dignity, but recent political decisions are placing this progress in doubt.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Geopolitics & Energy Security Oil and Gas

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

The world is about to embark on a big energy transition. Here’s what it could look like.

“Real friends say the bitter truth,” said Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency, at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Forum. And “the bitter truth is that real energy transitions are coming, and they are coming fast.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment
Abu Dhabi Skyline

Mon, Jan 18, 2021

The Global Energy Agenda

The inaugural edition of the Global Energy Agenda provides context for the unprecedented year that has passed. It features a survey of thought leaders in the energy sector, as well as a series of essays by the leading figures in energy, to set the energy agenda for 2021.

Global Energy Agenda by Randolph Bell, Jennifer T. Gordon, Paul Kielstra, and Andrew Marshall (Editors)

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Sat, Jan 2, 2021

US imposes new sanctions to kill off Putin’s pet pipeline

New US sanctions look set to thwart Russian efforts to complete a strategically important natural gas pipeline that would greatly strengthen the Kremlin's control over European energy supplies.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Why East European gas markets should integrate

To meet the four key gas sector challenges facing them, regional countries including Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey will need to work in unison to satisfy mutual interests.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

Iraq’s energy security strategy: A path to diversity and energy independence

A paper co-authored by Dr. Abbas Kadhim, director of the Iraq Initiative at the Atlantic Council, and Dr. Sara Vakhshouri, founder and president of SVB Energy International, outlines immediate and medium-term practical measures to tackle Iraq’s most pressing issues, in its quest to attain energy independence.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Abbas Kadhim and Sara Vakhshouri

Energy & Environment Iraq

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Recent Yulia Tymoshenko “Kremlin proxy” claims are nonsense

Letter to the Editor: The Press Secretary of Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko voices her objection to Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolyev's characterization of Tymoshenko as a "Kremlin proxy"

UkraineAlert by Natasha Lysova

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Naftogaz reforms in danger

Along with the country’s other anti-corruption success stories, Ukraine's Naftogaz is coming under pressure from malevolent forces intent on recapturing state enterprises and turning back the clock.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Reform-minded Russian industrialists can help the US contain Vladimir Putin

Independent and reform-minded Russian industrialists are potentially important allies for the United States and other Western powers as they seek to push back against Vladimir Putin's foreign policy adventurism.

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Oil and Gas Russia
Mediterranean

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Report by Olgu Okumuş

Europe & Eurasia European Union
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