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July 19, 2018
Anti-OPEC Legislation Looms Large
The U.S. Congress has revived a decades-old bill that would open OPEC up to anti-trust lawsuits.
February 6, 2017
OPEC Maintains its Grip, for Now
The cartel still has clout, despite non-member production rises.
August 23, 2018
The NOPEC Non-Event
Michael D. Ehrenstein unpacks the NOPEC Bill and why it is unlikely to become law.
July 22, 2018
An African Perspective: No Good Will Come From NOPEC
Throughout the years I spent as an undergraduate and law school student in the U.S., one of the things I truly admired was American ingenuity. I loved following news stories about U.S. startups that scraped together enough money to go overseas, explored for oil – and despite overwhelming odds, achieved success. These companies were creating […]
November 14, 2017
Leaping backwards into darkness
As the Trump Administration backs out of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the fight against corruption in the hydrocarbons industry loses an important ally.