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Sep 20, 2021

Will a Taliban victory advance TAPI?

By Steve Mann

The Taliban’s ascent in Afghanistan has shaken up the prospects for a pipeline from Turkmenistan to India. Financial and reputational risks abound, and though a few possibilities remain, they possess serious limitations, calling the pipeline’s future into question.

Central Asia Energy & Environment


Aug 2, 2021

The energy transition in the Arab Gulf: From vision to reality

By Dr. Jean-François Seznec; Samer Mosis

The United Arab Emirates and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have emerged as leaders in the Arab Gulf’s energy transition. But even as the two countries work to decarbonize their economies, challenges remain.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

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Jan 19, 2022

Don’t believe Putin’s propaganda. Sanctions are hurting Russia.

By Harley Balzer

International sanctions imposed on Russia since 2014 in response to Moscow's attack on Ukraine continue to have a negative impact on the country's economy despite Kremlin efforts to claim otherwise.

Conflict Defense Technologies

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Jan 19, 2022

The 2022 Global Energy Agenda

By Randolph Bell, Jennifer T. Gordon, Ameya Hadap, and Paul Kielstra (Editors)

The second edition of the Global Energy Agenda provides context for the 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 2022.

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security


Jan 11, 2022

Ukrainians call on US Senate to sanction Putin’s pipeline weapon

By Ukrainian civil society representatives

US senators are set to vote in the coming days on a bill for new sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Ukrainian civil society representatives have issued an appeal calling on senators to back sanctions.

Conflict Economic Sanctions


Nov 30, 2021

Is the new German government good news for Ukraine?

By Bohdan Nahaylo

The sun is finally setting on Germany’s Merkel era and a new coalition government is poised to take over. What will this change mean for Germany’s policies towards Russia, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Conflict Economic Sanctions


Nov 30, 2021

Nord Stream 2 will test new German government’s European solidarity

By Olga Bielkova

If the new German government does not block Vladimir Putin's Nord Stream 2 pipeline weapon, Ukraine will be irreversibly weakened while Germany and Europe as a whole will be sleepwalking into a perpetual gas crunch.  

Conflict Economic Sanctions


Nov 28, 2021

EU regulations may yet disarm Vladimir Putin’s pipeline weapon

By Diane Francis

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing hard to secure fast track certification for his Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but these efforts will likely prove no match for the EU’s anti-trust laws and regulatory system.

Economic Sanctions European Union

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Nov 22, 2021

Goldwyn quoted in Politico on Biden gasoline troubles

By David L. Goldwyn

Energy Markets & Governance Oil and Gas

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Nov 19, 2021

Wald joins Bloomberg to discuss Crude Oil Prices and OPEC+

Middle East Oil and Gas

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Nov 15, 2021

Ashford in H-Diplo: Oil and great power politics

By Atlantic Council

On November 15, Emma Ashford authored a review of two books, Rosemary A. Kelanic’s Black Gold and Blackmail: Oil and Great Power Politics and Emily Meierding’s The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict, in H-Diplo. Using the books, Ashford probes the question of why the United States going from an energy […]

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Nov 10, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in Financial Times on Saudi’s role behind recent oil price spikes

By Atlantic Council

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