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Amy Myers Jaffe delves into the underlying forces shaping global energy.

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OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo addresses a news conference. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

U.S.-China Trade Issues Looms Large for Oil

Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is worried about the U.S.-China trade war. Read More

December 13, 2018

India
India and the World: Fueling a New Low-Carbon Growth Model

Samir Saran is the President of the Observer Research Foundation. Aparajit Pandey is the Program Director for Climate, Energy, and Resources Program at the Oberver Research Foundation.

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December 7, 2018

Saudi Arabia
OPEC’s Bigger Problems

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decision to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day (b/d), together with Russia and a few other non-OPEC producers, may have garnered the organization’s members a few extra dollars temporarily, but it belies larger problems ahead for the 57 year old cartel.

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December 7, 2018

Ukraine
From Fiscal Drain to Economic Engine: The Case for Reforming Ukraine’s Energy Sector

Sagatom Saha is an energy policy analyst and former visiting fellow at DiXi Group, a Ukraine-based think tank focused on energy-sector analysis. Ilya Zaslavskiy is the head of research at the Free Russia Foundation and a member of the advisory board of the Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative. 

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