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July 19, 2018Anti-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, 2017OPEC Maintains its Grip, for Now
The cartel still has clout, despite non-member production rises.
August 23, 2018The NOPEC Non-Event
Michael D. Ehrenstein unpacks the NOPEC Bill and why it is unlikely to become law.
July 22, 2018An 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, 2017Leaping 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.