Panic at the Pump: Biden’s Gasoline Dilemma
There’s no denying the salience of gasoline prices in domestic American politics.
Making Sense of the Energy Crunch
Across the globe, consumers are scrambling to maintain access to energy.
A New Deal on the Rocks: Why Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Might Not Be Ending
Iran and the United States remain unable to reach an agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—and analysts believe Iran's continued clandestine oil sales mean a JCPOA deal would only have a muted oil market effect.
Carbon Capture: The Silver Bullet?
As governments announce more ambitious climate goals, interest in carbon capture and storage measures has increased. But how viable is the technology?
Iran’s Oil and the Nuclear Deal: What a Breakthrough Means for the Market
Removing Iranian oil sanctions could have a profound impact on the global energy market.
Trump's Energy Dominance Retrospective
From energy dominance to COVID-19, how did the Trump administration affect energy policy?
A Mediterranean Scramble: Unraveling the Turkish Fight for Natural Gas
With vast reserves of natural gas at stake, regional tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean are heating up.
Iran’s New Port Project: Moving Past the Persian Gulf
Iran has announced a new oil pipeline project that would allow it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz
Oil’s Long Road to Recovery
Cautious optimism is returning to the oil industry, but prices are nowhere near profitable for the domestic industry.
Saudi Arabia Faces an Unprecedented Crisis
Oil's collapse must force a reckoning for Saudi Arabia, which has long relied on oil revenue to hold its economy together.
Iran and the Oil Price Crash: Will it Weather the Storm?
Ironically, the U.S. policy of economic pressure on Iran may turn a global catastrophe into a moment of opportunity Tehran hopes to exploit.
OPEC+ Commits to Historic Production Cuts. But Will it Work?
The success of the world's largest oil production cut may hinge on the United States.
Explaining the Price War
The OPEC+ collapse will likely lead to a long and damaging price war, particularly for U.S. shale.
From High to Low: Could U.S. Shale Production Stall in 2020?
As the EIA reports record U.S. oil production figures, a variety of demand-side concerns mean this growth may stall in 2020
BP to be “Net Zero:” Unpacking the Oil Major’s Announcement
If BP sticks to its net-zero commitments, it could offer a model for other international oil companies to follow.
The Return of “Peak Demand?” What the Future May Hold for Global Oil
As Coronavirus reignites the global oil demand debate, near-term problems have brought back concerns about the long-term viability of oil and gas.
The Death Of Qassem Soleimani: How Will Iran Respond?
The killing of Qassem Soleimani is a seismic event in U.S.-Iran relations, and could have far-reaching consequences.
Aramco IPO Concerns Linger As Value Hits $2 Trillion
From transparency to value, the problems facing Aramco's IPO will likely to continue to dog Riyadh as it tries to cement Aramco as the world's most valuable company.
Protests at the Pump: Unpacking Iran’s Oil Woes and the Gasoline Protests
Iranian protests against steep gasoline price hikes shows the government is struggling to balance its budget as oil exports decline.
“Take the Oil:” How the U.S. Plan in Syria Could Backfire
The President's plan to secure Syrian oil threatens to further complicate an already difficult situation
A New Tanker War? Understanding Rising Violence on the High Seas
A sustained campaign on tanker traffic could have significant consequences for the security of the energy shipping lanes.
After the Shock: How to Interpret Oil Post-Abqaiq
The immediate impact of Abqaiq may have been minor, but the long-term lessons from this incident are bound to become more clear with time.
A New Hand on the Wheel: Changes in the Saudi Energy Leadership
Saudi Arabia's third oil minister in three years, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman will be tasked with delivering Saudi Aramco's IPO