Oil and Gas
Exploring the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of the oil and gas sector, including research on how shale development affects communities, public finances, greenhouse gas emissions, and more. RFF also hosts the Shale Research Clearinghouse (SHARC), an interactive tool that provides access to the latest research on the positive and negative impacts of oil and gas development, as well as critical reviews of this literature.
Report — Jul 1, 2019
Global Energy Outlook Comparison Methods: 2019 Update
We update a harmonization methodology previously developed in 2015 to facilitate comparisons of long-term global energy projections.
Report — Jul 1, 2019
Global Energy Outlook 2019: The Next Generation of Energy
The Global Energy Outlook (GEO) provides a unique “apples-to-apples” comparison of global energy projections by leading international organizations and corporations.
Journal Article — May 15, 2019
The Unconventional Oil Supply Boom: Aggregate Price Response from Microdata
An analysis of the price responsiveness of US conventional and unconventional oil supply across three key stages of oil production: drilling, completion, and production.
Policy Leadership Series — Sep 4, 2019
Policy Leadership Series with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee
Join us on September 4 for a conversation with FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee.
RFF Live — Jul 1, 2019
The Global Energy Outlook: The Next Generation of Energy
RFF released its 2019 Global Energy Outlook report and launched an interactive web tool, which allows users to visualize, compare, and download harmonized data from each projection.
Workshop/Seminar — Mar 14, 2019
Economic Volatility in Oil Producing Regions: Exploring Impacts and Public Policy Responses
Examining regional impacts of oil volatility and potential avenues for federal intervention to support producing communities
Media Highlight — Aug 20, 2019
“Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray”
Alan Krupnick is quoted in a New York Times article on President Trump's auto emissions rollbacks.
Press Release — Jul 22, 2019
New Issue Brief from Burtraw & Keyes Critiques Affordable Clean Energy Rule
A new issue brief by RFF's Dallas Burtraw and Amelia Keyes identifies and explains 10 flaws in the ACE Rule.
Media Highlight — Jul 2, 2019
"What Will Our 2040 Energy Future Look Like?"
Forbes published an article covering the release of RFF's "Global Energy Outlook 2019" report.