America’s Third Era Of Petroleum Power

March 5th, 2016 – Articles

Investor's Business Daily --- Relentless news coverage of oil prices has obscured a bigger story.  We’re witnessing the emergence of a new oil era in which America becomes a player in global petroleum geopolitics.  And none too soon. Read More


February 25th, 2016 – Speeches / Testimony

M.I. Lecture; New York City, February 25, 2016 -- Some have called the oil price collapse the biggest wealth transfer in modern history. Oligarchs, monarchs and kleptocrats in the world’s major oil-exporting nations are scrambling to adjust. They have been deprived of trillions of dollars. But given the proximate reason for the price collapse, what we are also witnessing the biggest transfer in geopolitical power since the fall of the Berlin Wall. speech here Geopolitics and oil_MIPR_2016   Read More

Innovation in the Algorithm Age

February 17th, 2016 – Articles

City Journal -- Fostering innovation on the sixtieth anniversary of Silicon Valley Read More

Expanding America’s Petroleum Power: Geopolitics in the Third Oil Era

February 12th, 2016 – Articles

Manhattan Institute Paper --  The majority of world petroleum trade remains dominated by nation-state companies, often directed by authoritarian regimes that wield energy riches as weapons of influence or intimidation. There has never been a more opportune time for America to capture the geopolitical "soft power" benefits from greater oil production and exports. Read More