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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Geopolitics & Energy Security events

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Private Discussion with US Assistant Secretary Francis R. Fannon

On February 7, 2020, the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY hosted Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon for a private roundtable with business leaders and experts in Istanbul. Atlantic Council Turkey Program Director and Representative Defne Sadıklar Arslan moderated the roundtable. Assistant Secretary Fannon was visiting Turkey for talks […]

11:00am

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

US energy priorities abroad: A conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette

US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette discusses his priorities for international cooperation to provide safe, secure, and affordable energy sources in Latin America and Europe.

10:30am Washington DC

Thu, Dec 19, 2019

The future of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream: The impact of sanctions legislation

Throughout 2019, Congress has launched multiple legislative efforts to halt Kremlin aggression through stronger sanctions against the Kremlin and its proxies. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act includes sanctions against companies involved in building the nearly-finished Russian natural gas pipelines to Europe—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream.

2:00pm Washington DC

Experts

Content

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Time for Ukraine to exit Russia’s energy empire

Energy supplies have helped Russia exert political influence over Ukraine. With Russia's energy sector hit by short-term coronavirus woes and facing long-term decline, now is a good time for Ukraine to reduce dependency.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Klid

Geopolitics & Energy Security Russia

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Dual demand and supply shocks have created historic oil crisis, IEA executive director says

Dramatically lower oil demand due to the coronavirus pandemic and an emerging supply glut caused by the failure of major oil producers to cut production has slammed the global oil market with a crisis “unique in history,” according to Dr. Fatih Birol.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Cruz vows to thwart Russian bid to save Putin’s pipeline

Russia is attempting to sidestep American sanctions designed to block the completion of an important new energy pipeline that bypasses Ukraine, but US Senator Ted Cruz has said he remains committed to stopping the project permanently.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Oil market meltdown?

Over the weekend of March 7–8, the breakdown of the previous oil production agreement between Russia and Saudi Arabia led to the broader collapse of the arrangement between OPEC and OPEC+. What will the rift will mean for the global oil market?

EnergySource by John Soughan

Coronavirus Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

The “time is now or never” for Central Europe to grasp Three Seas opportunity, Estonia’s president says

Now that an investment fund to fuel the development of stronger cross-border transportation, energy, and digital infrastructure links in Central and Eastern Europe has been launched, countries in the region “need to quickly decide” whether they want to participate before the opportunity vanishes, according to Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Mon, Mar 2, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: The EIA’s 2020 Energy Outlook Predicts Rising US LNG Exports

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Bruton quoted in Voice of America on Ethiopia’s rejection of the US-brokered GERD agreement

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Energy & Environment

Sat, Feb 29, 2020

The Greater Caspian region: A new Silk Road, with or without a new belt

With the signing of a US-Taliban peace agreement, now might be a good time to look ahead to how Afghanistan might strengthen its economic connectivity with both its neighbors and more distant markets.

Long Take by Matthew Bryza

Afghanistan Central Asia

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The trade war we want China to win: China’s nuclear exports can challenge Russian dominance

Russia and China are competing for nuclear industry market share, not working together to dominate, and China’s rise gives Russia a real competitor in nuclear energy—that is good for the United States.

EnergySource by David Yellen

China Geopolitics & Energy Security

Events

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Virtual fireside chat with Francesco La Camera: Renewable energy in the post-pandemic world

ONLINE EVENT - In this virtual fireside chat, Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, discusses the global renewable energy outlook for the post-pandemic future and the role of international institutions in shaping a new energy reality.

12:45pm

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19: Clean energy and climate impacts

ONLINE EVENT - Economic downturn, cheap oil and gas prices, and global supply chain disruptions will likely have major consequences for clean energy development and climate action in the wake of a prolonged global shutdown. Tune in as our lineup of expert panelists discusses this critical issue and prognosticates on the future.

4:00pm