Presentation on international energy geopolitical trends for Duke Energy Academy at Purdue University June 19, 2018.


Overview of international energy geopolitical trends. Emphasizes the importance of the Persian Gulf, South China Sea, East China Sea, Russia, and the Arctic to U.S. and international economic and strategic developments. Stresses the continuing importance of fossil fuels in domestic and international energy consumption, the variety of energy sources being used by various global regions, the potential for military conflict over access to natural resources, and how emerging energy leaders will determine global energy, environmental, and international security developments.


energy, geopolitics, security studies, Persian Gulf, U.S., Europe, Russia, China, South China Sea, East China Sea, Arctic Region, fossil fuels

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