Petro Diplomacy: The Political Economy of Volatile Oil Prices

This event focused on the recent dramatic fall in the price of oil, the motivations behind OPEC’s decision to maintain production levels, and the implications of low oil prices for shale producers, offshore drilling, and alternative energy development.

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