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Flame conference and WECS announce Women at Flame Summit
In order to provide a platform for dialogue on gender equality in global gas and LNG sector, Flame and the Women in Energy, Climate and Sustainability (WECS) Foundation are launching the Women at Flame Summit, being held on 11 May 2020 on the side-lines of the Flame Conference.
Flame TV: Edward Chow talks LNG, trade, tariffs and sanctions
Edward Chow is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. An expert on international energy markets and policy, he has acted as an advisor to governments, corporations and financial institutions with stakes in the energy sector. In our interview with him at Flame, we talked through the impacts on the LNG industry of the US China trade war, and the long-term political ramifications of the resumption of US sanctions on Iran.
Increasing use of energy sanctions risks undermining US soft power
During his address to the Flame conference in Amsterdam, CSIS energy policy expert Edward Chow warned that Washington’s overzealous approach to sanctions on foreign oil & gas exports could erode American soft power abroad.
The effect of sanctions on Iran's oil & gas industry
A month on from the imposition of the last round of economic sanctions on Iran, and Brent crude prices have slipped to under $60 a barrel. It is their lowest level since September of last year, and a clear indicator that the effect of sanctions on global oil supply has been more moderate than the market initially feared.
Iran in the shadow of sanctions: an interview with Mahmood Khagani
Mahmood Khagani attended the Flame conference as a representative of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, and as a former Director General of Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Affairs at the Iran Ministry of Petroleum. In the wake of the Iran sanctions announcement, we caught up with him to discuss the impact on Western energy companies involved in the region, and the possibility of unlinking Iran’s oil and gas revenues from the dollar.