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BP pledges dramatic cut in oil production

CES Senior Director Ken Medlock comments on the news that BP plans to cut oil production by 40% over the next decade, a decision that has more to do with climate change than the recent oil crash. KUHF News  (two minute mark) | Aug. 5, 2020, 6:13 p.m.

Beginning of a Nuclear Power Race in Gulf States?

"For Gulf Arab rulers who fear that Washington is not a reliable long-term guardian, nuclear power generation may offer an alternate path to maintaining a U.S. strategic interest in securing their regimes,” said energy fellow Jim Krane. Read more at Oilprice.com. | Aug. 4, 2020, 2:31 p.m.

European oil majors outpace U.S. companies on climate goals

"If anyone is going to figure this out, it's [the oil and gas companies themselves]. They just need the right incentives," said CES Senior Director Ken Medlock of the energy transition and the path to net zero. | July 29, 2020, 4:20 p.m.

Unconventionals at a Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?

"Future growth [in the energy landscape] will be in the developing world, and the low-cost producer will win,” said CES senior director Ken Medlock, a featured speaker at the virtual Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. This puts the U.S. — and particularly its unconventional resources — in a good position to use innovation to drive down the costs to help deliver energy services in an environmentally sustainable way. | July 24, 2020, 6:21 p.m.