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  • Research Interests Economy, Climate Change and Geopolitics


Andrew Stanley was a strategic communications specialist at KAPSARC. Most recently, he served as the Lead Content and Data Visualizer in the Research Department, where he managed efforts to improve the accessibility of KAPSARC’s research and analysis. He also briefly served as the Interim Media and Profile Lead in the Communications Department, during which time he reformed KAPSARC’s digital media platforms.

Previously, he was an Associate Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, with the Energy Security and Climate Change Program. His work there was widely published online, in academic journals, and referenced in outlets such as the New York Times, Financial Times, and Bloomberg among others. He has also worked at KPMG and Shell.

Andrew holds a master’s degree in International Business and Politics from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and a Bachelor in Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.


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Charting Saudi Energy Flows

Charting Saudi Energy Flows

KAPSARC has developed an energy flow chart for Saudi Arabia. The graphic provides a comprehensive view of the Kingdom’s energy profile, breaking down energy supply by source, sector, and electric power.      

21st December 2020
Oil’s Demanding Road to Recovery

Oil’s Demanding Road to Recovery

As of May 1, OPEC+ members officially began implementing supply limits, with several countries outside the group providing support on their own terms. While this cooperation will provide much needed support to the market, demand-side factors continue to dominate the effects of the pandemic, with the trajectory of the recovery dwarfing the impact of the supply cuts on oil prices. Demand losses now appear to have peaked, and, while inventories are likely to build for some time to come, the fundamentals are swaying back toward a rebalancing.

21st May 2020
The World Needs OPEC, but OPEC Can’t Go It Alone

The World Needs OPEC, but OPEC Can’t Go It Alone

The global oil market is going through an extraordinary period. The twin shocks of a significant increase in global supply and a remarkable fall in oil demand appear to have no parallel in history. Together, the collapsed OPEC+ agreement and the coronavirus outbreak have put OPEC and the value of its role in the market back into the spotlight. As KAPSARC has previously studied and written, OPEC’s ability to measure and offset oil market shocks through the use of its spare production capacity has been a substantial stabilizing force, perhaps reducing oil price volatility by as much as half. However, the scale of the current disruption is too big for OPEC to rebalance the market alone.

27th March 2020

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