Venezuela’s government must spend millions of dollars a day importing crude to prop up its ailing oil industry. Fellow Francisco Monaldi comments on this development, saying the consequences could be catastrophic. | April 16, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
Kenneth B. Medlock III, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on Exxon’s decision to walk away from a joint project with Russia’s Rosneft (subscription): http://on.wsj.com/2oSgpsP. | March 2, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Francisco J. Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy, comments on the increasing number of Venezuelans who are sneaking away from their regular jobs to work better-paying side jobs or spend hours in line for government-supplied food. Workers say such measures are necessary to make ends meet during the country's deepening recession. | Feb. 20, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
The United States is expected to challenge Russia this year as the world’s leading oil producer. Fellow Francisco Monaldi participated in a panel discussion on the potential economic and political ramifications of this development on CGTN America. | Feb. 14, 2018, 3:12 p.m.