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Gregory Brew

Contributor since: 01 Mar 2016

Gregory Brew

Biography

Gregory Brew is a researcher and analyst based in Washington D.C. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Georgetown University in oil history and American foreign policy. He is a fellow at the Metropolitan Society for International Affairs, and his work has appeared in The Conversation, the Houston Chronicle, Mediterranean Quarterly, Iranian Studies, E-International Relations and Modern Diplomacy. Follow him at @gbrew24

Latest articles from Gregory

  • Suckered Again: How Likely Is An OPEC Production Cut?

    Published 28 November 2016 | viewed 31,930 times

    The drama surrounding the OPEC production freeze continued over Thanksgiving weekend, as the main players continue to position themselves in advance of Wednesday’s OPEC meeting…

  • Near Record Low Gas Prices This Thanksgiving

    Published 23 November 2016 | viewed 6,145 times

    Happy Thanksgiving! To make it a little happier, the EIA reported on November 23 that gas prices in the U.S. for this year’s holiday average…

  • How Trump Could Change LNG Markets

    Published 20 November 2016 | viewed 15,690 times

    The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the November 8 U.S. presidential election is still being processed by news outlets and industry analysts worldwide. But…

  • Can Trump Really Revive The U.S. Coal Industry?

    Published 13 November 2016 | viewed 10,738 times

    With the election of Donald Trump as President, forecasters and analysts are dashing to determine how his policies are likely to affect global energy. It’s…

  • Why Should Investors Take OPEC Seriously Anymore?

    Published 06 November 2016 | viewed 10,760 times

    In the midst of a week of bad to terrible news for oil prices, OPEC tried to alleviate concerns that its meeting this November will,…

  • Has The Long Awaited Recovery Of Texan Oil Started?

    Published 30 October 2016 | viewed 10,893 times

    Some positive signs indicate the long-awaited recovery in the Texas oil and gas industry may finally be on the way. But the climb back out…

  • Shipping Industry Faces Uphill Battle Against New Climate Regulations

    Published 25 October 2016 | viewed 8,097 times

    The shipping industry, currently in the midst of an over-capacity crisis that has toppled at least one major international shipping firm, must now come to…

  • EIA’s Contradictory Oil And Gas Predictions For 2017

    Published 18 October 2016 | viewed 21,924 times

    Monday’s drilling productivity report from the EIA shows the agency’s somewhat pessimistic expectations for domestic U.S. production. From October to November, the EIA estimates total…

  • Are Market Conditions For U.S. LNG Improving?

    Published 13 October 2016 | viewed 8,439 times

    As Cheniere Energy shuts down its LNG terminal at Sabine Pass for a month of repairs, it seems like a good time to take stock…

  • Failing U.S. Energy Policy Needs Some Radical Changes

    Published 09 October 2016 | viewed 5,938 times

    Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX22) wrote in the Houston Chronicle last Monday that the U.S. lacked a coherent energy policy. Bureaucracy and inefficiencies in the national…

  • OPEC Deal: Is $60 Oil Before Christmas Possible?

    Published 03 October 2016 | viewed 37,176 times

    The agreement among OPEC members to cut production reached on September 28 caught the energy world by surprise, sending prices shooting up and eliciting estimates…

  • The Presidential Debate: Clashing On Energy

    Published 26 September 2016 | viewed 6,594 times

    In a U.S. election year that has seen scant public discussion of any substantive issues, beyond the building of walls and the deportation of immigrants,…

  • Long Term Consequences Of The Oil Price Crash

    Published 20 September 2016 | viewed 33,444 times

    The World Energy Investment study released by the IEA on September 14 confirmed what analysts have been prophesying for months: the current decline in oil-and-gas…

  • Can India Become An LNG Juggernaut?

    Published 17 September 2016 | viewed 12,815 times

    In the world of liquefied natural gas (LNG), no market is watched with more interest or more potential excitement than India. In 2015 the country…

  • Is An OPEC Production Freeze Even Remotely Possible?

    Published 29 August 2016 | viewed 13,143 times

    Oil prices enjoyed a bump last week, thanks in part to a weakened dollar and some geopolitical tensions in the Persian Gulf. But a large…

  • Will Offshore Wind Energy Become A Success In The U.S.?

    Published 20 August 2016 | viewed 12,086 times

    The United Kingdom has just approved the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the Hornsea Two project. In contrast to the delays and suspicions raised over…

  • Britain’s Nuclear Future Threatened By Espionage And The Brexit

    Published 14 August 2016 | viewed 10,237 times

    The drama of Britain’s stalled nuclear facility at Hinkley Point C grew more Shakesperean this week, with the Chinese firm involved in its construction now…

  • Quiet Solar Revolution Unfolding In U.S. Despite Low Oil Prices

    Published 28 July 2016 | viewed 16,698 times

    Oil is enduring a tough month, as further worries about the ongoing supply glut and declining demand push prices to their lowest point in three…

  • Is Gas The Future? Shell Seems To Think So

    Published 20 July 2016 | viewed 6,568 times

    The world’s second largest private oil company sees a new future, and it’s not in oil. Shell has made a concerted effort to shift the…

  • Major LNG Projects On the Rocks As Competition Escalates

    Published 16 July 2016 | viewed 12,318 times

    Throughout the Pacific and East Asia, developments in liquefied natural gas (LNG) look set to upset markets and put further pressure on this expanding, though…

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