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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

Oil & Gas events

Fri, May 29, 2020

Pandemic, plunging oil prices, and Putin: What does the future hold for the Russian Economy? 

ONLINE EVENT – The global coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s recent oil war with Saudi Arabia has brought a financial crisis to the country. How will Russia’s economy recover?

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Mon, May 18, 2020

Downstream oil theft: Countermeasures and good practices

ONLINE EVENT – Expert panelists discuss the Global Energy Center’s latest report, Downstream oil theft: Countermeasures and good practices, which examines concrete countermeasures, legal and policy measures, and regional and international measures that can combat downstream oil theft and prevent its revenues from funding far more nefarious activities.

8:00am ONLINE EVENT

Thu, May 14, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on the global energy sector and reflections on Turkey

ONLINE EVENT – The global energy sector has been hard hit by COVID-19. falling demand, combined with a temporary increase in supply has caused unprecedented energy market volatility. Policymakers and experts will share their thoughts on the crisis and discuss how developments will affect Turkey’s energy sector. The webinar will take place at 5:00 p.m. Turkey Time / 10:00 a.m. EDT.

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Experts

Content

Thu, May 7, 2020

How Turkey benefits from global LNG glut

While Turkey’s gas supply security is enhanced, the domestic market benefits from the increasing competition in the global gas market. With LNG, Turkey can further diversify its gas supply sources and the state-owned gas company, BOTAS, can decrease the weighted average cost of imported gas.

TURKEYSource by Eser Özdil

Oil and Gas Turkey

Mon, May 4, 2020

Fontenrose joins NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss Saudi oil tankers headed toward US

In the News

Oil and Gas Saudi Arabia

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Blakemore quoted in Al Jazeera on oil price crisis and US-Saudi relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oil and Gas Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Oil Prices May Recover Before 2021

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia Oil and Gas

Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Carpenter in The Washington Post: Putin has just made two huge mistakes, and his timing couldn’t be worse

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Fri, Apr 24, 2020

Slavin joins Al-Jazeera (Arabic) to discuss US oil policy and US-Iran relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arabic Iran

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Herbst and Debra Cagan in The American Interest: How the oil shock will contain Putin

Russia’s foreign policy has always been closely tied to the price of its primary export—energy. With oil prices hitting record lows, can the country afford Vladimir Putin’s foreign adventures? Eurasia Center Director John Herbst joined Debra Cagan, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense, to write an op-ed arguing that plunging oil prices will constrain […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Geopolitics & Energy Security Oil and Gas

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

As US crude prices crumble, a difficult hand for the United States

As the market digests the final surge of oil from a Saudi-Russian price war prior to the implementation of production cuts on May 1, it may be that the tail end of a brutal supply glut has arrived and corresponding price stabilization—albeit at a very low price—will be soon to follow. But with oil demand projections reaching multi-decade lows, and US inventories continuing to build by record levels, the madness on April 20 suggests that US markets are far from out of the woods, putting policymakers and regulators in a tough position.

New Atlanticist by Reed Blakemore and John Soughan

Energy Markets & Governance Oil and Gas

Mon, Apr 20, 2020

COVID-19 spells out new era for energy markets

Global energy markets are experiencing historic upheavals most evident by the dramatic drop in oil prices and demand. Yet, there are deeper structural upheavals at play and ones driven by changes over the past decade.

New Atlanticist by Agnia Grigas

Coronavirus Energy Markets & Governance

Mon, Apr 20, 2020

Containing Russian influence in Venezuela

The Russian government has been instrumental in preserving the Maduro regime, despite years of intense domestic and international pressure favoring a democratic transition, providing the regime invaluable diplomatic leverage, security personnel, and material, as well as an economic lifeline. The US strategy for a democratic Venezuela must recognize these realities and focus on containing Russian influence in Venezuela, as it cannot end it.

EnergySource by David L. Goldwyn and Andrea Clabough

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Events

Fri, May 29, 2020

Pandemic, plunging oil prices, and Putin: What does the future hold for the Russian Economy? 

ONLINE EVENT - The global coronavirus pandemic and Russia's recent oil war with Saudi Arabia has brought a financial crisis to the country. How will Russia’s economy recover?

10:00am ONLINE EVENT