The Global Energy & Natural Resources practice group provides expert research and analysis of the political and regulatory forces that shape global commodity markets, as well as the companies involved in extracting, processing, and shipping raw materials. Their research is enriched by collaboration with the firm’s regional and Comparative Analytics practice groups.
Coverage extends across various sectors and themes, including:
- » oil and gas;
- » electric utilities;
- » agriculture;
- » metals and mining;
- » climate change;
- » biofuels;
- » resource nationalism; and
- » global nuclear power.
Energy and commodities-related research enhances the firm’s country-level risk monitoring in major resource-producing regions such as the Persian Gulf, West Africa, Latin America, and Eurasia. Working with Eurasia Group’s regional analysts, the Global Energy & Natural Resources team can link various domestic stories into global outlooks on political risks that are relevant to commodities.
The Global Energy & Natural Resources team works out of our Washington office, and our analysts closely observe policy developments that affect the energy and natural resources sectors. They frequently conduct research trips, often in conjunction with regional analysts. The team’s diverse background ranges from investment banking and trading to government consulting and work with leading US think tanks.