Fellow Jim Krane appeared on the June 16 episode of NPR's Planet Money podcast to discuss recent events in Qatar and the circumstances that contributed to the current diplomatic crisis. | June 19, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
Fellow Jim Krane explains how Qatar’s financial wealth and independence due to its LNG exports is at the root of its dispute with rival Saudi Arabia, which along with five other Arab nations and the Maldives has now severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Bloomberg Politics: https://bloom.bg/2szzYXP. | June 6, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Francisco J. Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy, discusses the roots of Venezuela’s current financial crises, explaining how changes late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made to the national oil company, PDVSA, affected the country’s oil production output and long-term profitability. Listen to his full remarks on BBC World’s The Inquiry podcast: http://bbc.in/2pogoQo. | May 11, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Texas Senate Bill 1392 would require local groundwater districts that draw water from the same aquifers to coordinate and come up with similar groundwater usage rules. Gabriel Collins, Baker Botts Fellow in Energy & Environmental Regulatory Affairs, discusses the potential impact of the legislation in an interview with Houston Public Media. | April 25, 2017, 9:10 a.m.