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Jacksonville University
Saudi Arabia, Iran, OPEC, Oil Prices, Oil Markets, Solar Power, Wind Power, Keystone XL Pipeline, Offshore Drilling, Middle East, Pipelines, Energy Policy
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About Me

Intersection of energy policy, business, and international relations particularly as it relates to Saudi Arabia and Iran, energy markets and geopolitics, business-government relationship, development and commercialization of renewable energy resources, oil pricing strategies, energy infrastructure in the U.S. and internationally, history of the energy industry, OPEC and the energy market

Recent Publications

A Keystone XL Post-Mortem,” Modern Trader Magazine, January 2016

“Energy and Transportation Transforming Society.” in American Economic Issues 1900 to the Present, (Kona Publishing and Media Group) Forthcoming.
The Future of Fracking,” Futures Magazine, May 2015

The Real Reason OPEC Cut Oil Prices,” Futures Magazine

“Economic Public Policy, the Energy Crisis, and Natural Resources (2000s-Present).” in The Guide to U.S. Economic Policy, ed. Thomas Zeiler and Robert Wright (CQ Press/Sage) June 2014
Pipe Dreams: How Many Jobs Will Be Created By Keystone XL?”

Media Coverage

“This Week in Jacksonville,” January 31, 2016 and January 24, 2016
“Why do global oil prices remain so stubbornly erratic?,” BBC History Magazine.  Interview by Chris Bowlby.
Oil’s comeback gives U.S. global leverage,” The New York Times, Energy Special Section, by David Wallis

Country Focus
Saudi Arabia, Iran, United States

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