Tag: Robert Dillon 

June 20, 2020
Ambitious Spending Plans Cost National Oil Producers Competitive Edge Against Shale

Nothing lasts forever -- good or bad. 

The global Covid-19 pandemic and Saudi-Russian price war upended global oil markets, sending demand and prices plummeting this spring.·

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June 1, 2020
The Oil Market’s Lazarus Effect

The death of the oil age has oft been predicted. Peak supply. Peak demand. Peak shale.  

Barely two months ago, oil markets were in disarray because of the combined supply and demand shocks of the price war and unprecedented government responses to the coronavirus pandemic that resulted in the near-complete shutdown of national economies around the world.  

On March 18, U.S.·

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April 15, 2020
What The World Needs Now Is A Free Market for Oil

"Better to live and die on the free market where a company can decide its own fate."

National Security and Energy Fellow, Rainey Fellow Robert Dillon tells the Reason Foundation that the age of managed oil markets is dead.·

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January 10, 2020
Unilateral sanctions targeting Russia come at cost to transatlantic relationship

As published on January 9, 2019 in Euractiv

US sanctions designed to undermine Russian natural gas exports to Europe specifically target European-based companies at the risk of further weakening an already fragile US-European relationship, write Martin Jirušek and Robert Dillon.·

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January 6, 2020
New Poll Shows Energy Choice Is Favored Way to Increase Use of Renewables

As published on January 6, 2020 in Morning Consult

American consumers have a choice every time they purchase a product or service.·

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December 12, 2019
INSIGHT: U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 May Have Unintended Consequences

Originally published on Aug. 29, 2019 by Bloomberg Environment

For all the concern of Kremlin kompromat, or blackmail, on President Donald Trump, Russia’s conduct has come under increased pressure and scrutiny during his presidency. 

Since taking office, Trump has tightened existing economic sanctions and signed additional restrictions on Russia’s energy sector, simultaneously striking at the Kremlin’s source of influence and its hard currency.·

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September 9, 2019
Economic Sanctions On Russian Energy May Have “Unintended Consequences”

Robert Dillon, associate fellow for energy security, was recently published in Bloomberg Environment discussing the United State’s sanctions of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline.·

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August 5, 2019
Robert Dillon Says Both Sides of the Aisle Need to Build on “Common Values” to Combat Climate Change

Robert Dillon, associate fellow for energy security for the Rainey Center, was recently interviewed by National Review about a recent push by some conservative lawmakers to consider a carbon tax.·

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July 30, 2019
Rainey Center Welcomes More Mavericks to Growing Team

The Joseph Rainey Center for Public Policy is excited to welcome new staff and research fellows as we expand our team of cross-partisan, pragmatic problem solvers.  ·

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