Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., is the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics and senior director of the Center for Energy Studies.
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Does Keystone even matter anymore?
The Senate voted against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, but despite the controversy of the issue, the stakes may have gotten lower. Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, comments on the high levels of carbon emitted from crude oil from the oil sands.
Nov. 19, 2014, 1:24 p.m.
Pipeline may bring windfall to N.J. towns
The Delaware Township is calculating how much tax revenue it will receive from the $1 billion PennEast natural gas transmission line being built in 2017. Kenneth Medlock III, the James A. Baker III and Susan Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics and senior director of the Center for Energy Studies, comments on taxes affecting pipeline operators' profits.
Nov. 17, 2014, 1:15 p.m.
Oil will rise again, but it could take awhile
It could take more than a year for oil prices to rebound. Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, is quoted about Saudi Arabia's desire to keep prices low.
Nov. 14, 2014, 9:51 a.m.
Stability versus Sustainability: Energy Policy in the Gulf Monarchies
Rising populations and growing wealth have coupled with low domestic prices to propel huge increases in energy consumption within the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. The trend of large and continuing increases in demand threatens assumptions about the sustainability of the region’s oil exports. Politically difficult reforms that moderate consumption can extend the longevity of exports, and perhaps the regimes themselves, according to a new article by Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies.
Nov. 14, 2014, 8:30 a.m.