Charles K. Ebinger

Director, Brookings Institution

Charles K. Ebinger is the director of the Energy Security Initiative at Brookings, housed within the Foreign Policy Program. Previously, Ebinger served as a senior advisor at the International Resources Group where he advised over 50 governments on various aspects of their energy policies, specializing in institutional and economic restructuring of their utility sectors. Ebinger has special expertise in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa, but has also worked in the Far East, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Latin America.

Articles by Charles K. Ebinger

World Oil Demand: And Then There Was None
In recent weeks, many analysts have expressed considerable surprise as oil prices have hit $80 per barrel and prices at American gas pumps have fallen. This "surprise" seems to have crept up on us, but evidence of shifting market demand and energy production has been available for some ...
Sino-Russian Gas Deal Shows Center of Gravity Has Shifted From West
The recent deal between Russia and China on the delivery of natural gas was precast by confusion and obfuscation. After a decade of tough negotiations, the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping amid the stand-off between Russia and the US and the EU ove ...