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NBR Reports (Dec 2016)

Asia’s Energy Security amid Global Market Change

Muhamad Izham Abd. Shukor, Clara Gillispie, Antoine Halff, Mikkal E. Herberg, Meghan L. O’Sullivan, Leslie Palti-Guzman and Cecilia Tam

With the major shifts in global energy markets, prospects for advancing Asia’s long-term energy security have improved dramatically. Nonetheless, uncertainties about future market conditions and policies risk undermining progress. In this NBR Special Report, top experts examine shifts in global oil and LNG market outlooks, the geopolitical implications for the Asia-Pacific, and options for strengthening energy and environmental policy across the region.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Asia’s Energy Security amid Global Market Change
Mikkal E. Herberg and Clara Gillispie

The Outlook for Asia’s Oil Market in a Lower-Price Environment
Antoine Halff

Asia: A Geopolitical Beneficiary of the New Energy Environment
Meghan L. O’Sullivan

Asia’s LNG Prospects: Finally Entering a Golden Age
Leslie Palti-Guzman

The Impact of Prolonged Low Energy Prices on APEC’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy Mix
Cecilia Tam and Muhamad Izham Abd. Shukor

Back Issues

Asia’s Energy Security amid Global Market Change
Muhamad Izham Abd. Shukor, Clara Gillispie, Antoine Halff, Mikkal E. Herberg, Meghan L. O’Sullivan, Leslie Palti-Guzman and Cecilia Tam
(Dec 16)

Taiwan: Asia’s Orphan?
Steven M. Goldstein
(Dec 16)

Australia's Strategic Culture and Asia's Changing Regional Order
Nick Bisley
(Dec 16)

Pakistan's Strategic Culture: Implications for How Pakistan Perceives and Counters Threats
C. Christine Fair
(Dec 16)

U.S.-ROK-Japan Trilateralism: Building Bridges and Strengthening Cooperation
Daniel Sneider, Yul Sohn and Yoshihide Soeya
(Jul 16)

Approaching Critical Mass: Asia's Multipolar Nuclear Future
Matthew Kroenig
(Jun 16)

U.S.-China Relations in Strategic Domains
Christopher Yung, Wang Dong, Elbridge A. Colby, Wu Riqiang, Adam Segal, Tang Lan, Brian Weeden, Xiao He, Travis Tanner, Zhao Minghao, Roy Kamphausen and Jessica Drun
(Apr 16)

The Rise of Chinese Innovation in the Life Sciences
Xiaoru Fei, Benjamin Shobert and Joseph Wong
(Apr 16)

Mapping Pakistan’s Internal Dynamics: Implications for State Stability and Regional Security
Mumtaz Ahmad, Dipankar Banerjee, Aryaman Bhatnagar, C. Christine Fair, Vanda Felbab-Brown, Husain Haqqani, Mahin Karim, Tariq A. Karim , Vivek Katju, C. Raja Mohan, Matthew J. Nelson and Jayadeva Ranade
(Feb 16)

Taiwan's Strong but Stifled Foundations of National Power
David Gitter and Robert Sutter
(Jan 16)

Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition
Natalie Bravo, Clara Gillispie, Mikkal E. Herberg, Hanan Nugroho, Alexandra Stuart and Nikos Tsafos
(Dec 15)

Preparing for Future Disasters: Strategic Assistance and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Thomas B. Fargo, Noboru Yamaguchi, Ryo Sahashi, Kei Koga and Alison Szalwinski
(Jun 15)

U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security in a New Energy Era
Mikkal E. Herberg
(Apr 15)

Innovate in India: Global Perspectives on the Continuing Evolution of India's IP Policy
Roy Kamphausen
(Mar 15)

In from the Cold: U.S.-New Zealand Ties Returning to Normal
Murray Hiebert, Benjamin Schaare and Christopher Doyle
(Dec 14)

Rival Regionalisms and Regional Order: A Slow Crisis of Legitimacy
Ellen L. Frost
(Dec 14)

China's Energy Crossroads: Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance
Philip Andrews-Speed, Mikkal E. Herberg, Li Zhidong and Benjamin Shobert
(Nov 14)

Adapting to a New Energy Era: Maximizing Potential Benefits for the Asia-Pacific
Mikkal E. Herberg, Roy Kamphausen, Tsutomu Toichi and Tom Cutler
(Sep 14)

Myanmar's Growing Regional Role
Mely Caballero-Anthony, Priscilla Clapp, Catharin Dalpino, Abraham M. Denmark, Meredith Miller and Morten B. Pedersen
(Mar 14)

Asia's Uncertain LNG Future
Michael Bradshaw, Mikkal E. Herberg, Amy Myers Jaffe, Damien Ma and Nikos Tsafos
(Nov 13)

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