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Jamie Horgan
Staff Writer, The American Interest.
Crude Economics
OPEC’s Big Bet Has a Fatal Flaw

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

Germans Will Pay Even More for Green Power Next Year

Germany’s green energy surcharge is expected to rise by 8 percent next year.

Pipeline Politics
What TurkStream Means

Turkey gets discount gas, but Russia gets to turn the screws on Ukraine while securing its hold on the European market—for now.

Volatile Voltage
German Green Mania Makes for Panicky Prices

Intermittent renewables are wreaking havoc on German electricity prices.

Pipeline Politics
Why Is Gazprom So Intent on Nord Stream 2?

It’s a big geopolitical gamble, with huge potential upsides for the Kremlin.

Crude Economics
How Cheap Crude Is Hurting Saudi Arabia

As the House of Saud cuts spending, the country’s middle class is hurting.

A Nice Complement
Why Shale Gas Is a Natural Partner for Renewables

Natural gas complements wind and solar power in important ways.

Petrostates in Peril
Here’s How Much the Oil Price Fall Is Hurting OPEC

The collapse in crude prices cut OPEC’s oil export revenues nearly 50 percent in 2015.

Geothermal Gaffe
When Green Energy Isn’t Actually Green

A number of Turkish geothermal plants sit atop geology that make them no cleaner than coal-fired power plants.

Target Practice
Brexit Looms over Europe’s Climate Commitments

The European Commission just proposed national climate goals for its members, but Brexit could throw a wrench into the whole process.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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