Fellows & Scholars

Kenneth B. Medlock III

Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., is the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics at Rice University’s Baker ...
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Jim Krane

Jim Krane, Ph.D., is the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. His research addresses the ...
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CES in the News

New Balance of Power in Oil Production

Major oil-producing countries and companies are assessing the decrease in crude oil prices and discussing what action to take. This article cites the paper "Effects of Low Oil Prices on U.S. Shale Production: OPEC Calls the Tune and Shale Swings," by Jim Krane and Mark Agerton. | April 24, 2015, 12:46 p.m.

Oil Hits Highest Price Of 2015, But No Certainty In Market

Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, comments on Saudi Arabia's impact on the international oil industry. | April 20, 2015, 8:15 a.m.

OPEC is likely to keep prices in check

Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, comments on OPEC's long-term strategy. | April 13, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

Nigeria's President-Elect and Domestic Oil Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

The new president of Nigeria — Muhammadu Buhari — will face multiple challenges, including economic woes triggered by the oil price collapse, writes Likeleli Seitlheko, a graduate fellow for the Center for Energy Studies, in a new Forbes blog. Buhari will need to re-examine Nigerian oil policy in light of growing U.S. light oil production and lower oil prices. | April 13, 2015, 7:15 a.m.

CES Calendar »

The Value of Clean Air
May 8, 2015, noon

Water and Energy Workshop: Understanding Impacts and Trade-Offs to Facilitate Transitions
May 14, 2015, 8 a.m.