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Emmett joins Center for Energy Studies

Former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has been named a fellow in energy and transportation policy at the Baker Institute.  At the institute, Emmett, who managed the nation’s third-largest county for more than 11 years, will serve as the lead of the inaugural Houston Global Freight Summit. Emmett’s research will also focus on carbon-capture sequestration and hydrogen in the Gulf Coast region. Read more: https://bit.ly/38hoZaR | July 1, 2020, 11:38 a.m.

Covid-19 could crush Argentina's shale boom

"In 2015, there were about 100 oil rigs operating in Argentina, and by the first half of 2019, there were still around 60 rigs,” said energy fellow Francisco Monaldi. “Today, there are no rigs operating in the country. A catastrophe.” | June 29, 2020, 4:15 p.m.

Sinking oil prices, Covid-19 a double blow to Latin America

Latin America energy fellow Francisco Monaldi explains why certain countries in the region are better placed to ride out the storm. | June 20, 2020, 7:36 p.m.

Growing the Power Grid in Africa

Covid-19 has thrown a harsh light on energy as a source of global inequality, says Todd Moss, Center for Energy Studies nonresident fellow. He examines why expanding access to energy in Africa remains important amid the pandemic. | June 10, 2020, 2:30 p.m.