New President, Nuclear Energy, and Net Zero: How Will Taiwan Vote on Its Energy Future?
With the 2024 presidential election, Taiwan faces a major decision about its energy future. A potential phaseout of nuclear power could put the island’s energy security and decarbonization efforts at risk, writes the Center for Energy Studies’ Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung.
Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung December 21, 2023
The Arab Gulf Helps Fuel the Global Economy. What It Means for the Energy Transition
The Arab Gulf is protecting its own interests by pushing to keep fossil fuels in the mix. But more crucially, its agenda is in line with the world’s economic growth and development goals, writes Osamah Alsayegh.
Osamah Alsayegh October 12, 2023
Why Is Europe Not Replacing Russian Pipeline Gas With Long-term LNG Contracts?
This report explains Europe's failure to secure long-term liquefied natural gas supplies, the likely implications, and provides ideas for better ensuring energy security moving forward.
Gabriel Collins, Steven R. Miles September 13, 2023
Diverging Storylines in the World of Energy Came Together Last Year
The 2023 edition of the Statistical Review of World Energy (the 72nd annual edition; now under the management of the Energy…
Mark Finley June 30, 2023
Can the Eastern Mediterranean’s Gas Potential Translate Into Reality?
The Eastern Mediterranean could become a key source of gas for Europe. Can its potential translate into reality? Several major points emerged from our latest Middle East Energy Roundtable, a collaboration between the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East and the Center for Energy Studies.
Jim Krane, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Bela Koshy June 29, 2023
Wielding the Energy Weapon: Differences Between Oil and Natural Gas
The Russian invasion of Ukraine unleashed the use of energy resources as geopolitical “weapons.” But oil and natural gas have followed markedly different paths over the past year, with unexpected results. Why? And what lessons can policymakers learn from these experiences?
Mark Finley, Anna B. Mikulska June 26, 2023
Should Abu Dhabi Quit OPEC? Reconsidering the UAE’s Membership
Abu Dhabi has shown increasing discomfort with OPEC’s actions in recent years. Do diverging interests spell departure? Fellows Jim Krane, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen and Mark Finley weigh the risks and opportunities of an OPEC exit by the UAE.
Jim Krane, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Mark Finley June 1, 2023
US LNG Exports: Supply, Siting and Bottlenecks
As global energy markets continue their inexorable transition to a lower GHG future, sources of energy supply that are competitive, accessible, and environmentally favorable will thrive. This is exactly where U.S. natural gas can find its comparative advantage.
Kenneth B. Medlock III May 16, 2023
How Long Will it Take for China’s Nuclear Power to Replace Coal?
Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung May 16, 2023
Canada’s Natural Gas Distribution Network is the Latest Target for Russian Hackers
Once again, more than a decade after NSA contractor Edward Snowden departed the United States with a massive trove of…
Christopher Bronk April 13, 2023