Andrew Foote

Andrew Foote

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Recent articles






Is Nationalism a Threat to Western Oil Operations?

Kazakhstan is asserting its own national identity over essential foreign investment, and the renewed interest in asserting Kazakh policy over commercial interests is putting this foreign investment at risk.






Can Hydroelectric Power Offset Dwindling Coal Reserves?

A recent forecast of existing coal reserves challenges the energy information administration's forecast of 200 years' worth of reserves. Taking stock of renewable and affordable sources of electrical production will be essential for future planning.



A Shift in Oil Extraction?

Major oil companies are shifting their petroleum extraction from land to sea in the hopes of mitigating risk

China's Search for a Reliable Oil Source

China searches for strategic partnerships and reliable offshore oil sources while balancing national security and regional competitors.