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Venezuela, Oil and Reconstruction

Francisco J. Monaldi

Venezuela, Oil and Reconstruction.

By Antoine Halff, Francisco Monaldi, Luisa Palacios and Miguel Angel Santos

The political, economic, financial, social and humanitarian crisis that has gripped Venezuela is intensifying, raising several urgent questions about the country’s future direction. The authors analyze the short- and long-term impact of the crisis on the country’s oil industry and economy, and examine what options lie ahead for its political transition. Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy: