Author Mary Peplinski explains the global economic and security implications of the oil price war and explains why a multilateral response is needed to help the North American energy sector recover.
Egypt Is Becoming Central to NATO-Area Geo-Economics
The Arab Spring threw a wrench into Egypt’s promising liquified natural gas (LNG) industry. Now, with stability returned to that country and the discovery of new gas deposits in the Nile littoral, Egypt is poised to become a major source of energy to the E.U. market. As auspicious as this sounds, it raises the stakes in an already volatile region marked by militarization and beset by inter-state strife and transcontinental tension.
Energy Independence: Reconstructing Global Market Dynamics
In this article, Dakota Bewley investigates the vast potential of renewable energy sources in creating energy independence.
Powder Keg: Venezuela, Food Insecurity, and Political Unrest
Amid mass rioting over the past weeks, Catherine Gao looks at the relationship between food insecurity and Venezuela’s political unrest.
OPEC Failed Meetings: Does this Spell the End for the Cartel?
On June 2nd OPEC members gathered to discuss low oil prices. Kristyn Byrne discusses the tensions between OPEC members and what this means for future oil prices.
Saudi-Iranian Rivalry Politicizes OPEC and Derails Doha Deal
Adlan Taramov analyzes recent OPEC Doha meeting and its outcome in the context of global oil price war and Saudi-Iran rivalry.
Do High Hostilities Mean Low Oil Prices
Michael Kang explores the political and economic dynamics of the complex diplomatic relation between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Will Middle East tensions lead to lower oil prices?
How will tensions in the Middle East affect oil prices?