International Security & Foreign Policy

Shifting Gears: The Future of Transportation, Oil Demand, and Energy Geopolitics

Grant Year: 2017

Robert Johnston will examine the geopolitical implications of the possibility that global demand for oil will peak or even decline. He will develop a framing document covering the issue of peak oil demand, convene a workshop of analysts from supply- and demand-side firms to debate the key variables affecting future demand, undertake modeling to construct scenarios, and analyze the geopolitical consequences of potential alternative futures. The project’s findings will appear in a report and a series of issue briefs.

Atlantic Council International Security & Foreign Policy