Aug. 25, 2010

At the request of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, the Bipartisan Policy Center formed a working group to consider the use of moratoria as a method for mitigating future harm in the immediate aftermath of a spill.

Jul. 28, 2010

How might water availability challenges constrain efforts to expand shale gas production? This memo summarizes the main water impacts associated with shale gas development in order to address this central question.


Jul. 19, 2010

By Ken Medlock    
Rice University’s James Baker Institute for Public Policy

Jul. 15, 2010

By Rick Smead    
Navigant Consulting, Inc.    

This paper examines the history of chronic natural gas price instability across three periods from 1976-2010, and identifies fundamental changes in supply and demand that could influence natural gas markets going forward.

Jul. 1, 2010

By Stephen P.A. Brown and Alan J. Krupnick

Resources for the Future

Jun. 28, 2010

On February 16, 2010, a bipartisan group of former senior administration and national security officials participated in a simulated cyber attack on the United States—Cyber ShockWave.