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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

  • Shipping Industry Faces Uphill Battle Against New Climate Regulations

    Published 25 October 2016 | viewed 8,303 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 22,632 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 8,647 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 6,196 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 37,347 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 6,809 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 34,485 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 13,499 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 13,809 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 12,652 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 10,466 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 17,350 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 6,791 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 12,921 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…

  • Iran Aims To Double Oil Exports, These Are The Hurdles

    Published 11 July 2016 | viewed 10,842 times

    Although its post-sanctions production boom appears to be have waned, the Islamic Republic of Iran still hopes to increase its energy exports, exploit new production…

  • Australian LNG Struggling Despite $172 Billion In Investments

    Published 03 July 2016 | viewed 13,454 times

    With the resources to become a major LNG producer, Australia’s natural gas industry has been buffeted by market forces and instability. The primary reason: investments…

  • Is Nigeria About To Drive Oil Prices Down

    Published 30 June 2016 | viewed 17,729 times

    Recent disruptions in Nigeria’s oil production has been a major factor behind the latest rally in crude oil prices, but changes in the domestic political…

  • Gulf Countries React To Brexit, Impact Of EU Departure On ME Oil

    Published 28 June 2016 | viewed 6,223 times

    The imminent departure of Great Britain from the European Union has sent shockwaves through global financial markets. Upon learning the news of the referendum on…

  • Is Statoil Ready To Move Away From Fossil Fuels?

    Published 19 June 2016 | viewed 6,770 times

    Norway’s parliament recently passed legislation vowing to make the country carbon-neutral by 2030. The bill passed with bi-partisan support and is a powerful indicator of…

  • How Banks Contained The Oil Crash

    Published 03 June 2016 | viewed 5,475 times

    Low energy prices have hit the American energy sector hard, with mounting debt and low profits leading to higher rates of loan delinquency and bankruptcies…

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