O’Sullivan: How Energy Has Changed Geopolitics

The success that the U.S. has achieved in dramatically increasing production of hydrocarbons has shifted geopolitics, said Meghan O’Sullivan in an interview with Hart Energy’s Jessica Morales.

“Politics are different,” said the Jeane Kirkpatrick professor of the practice of international affairs and the director of the geopolitics of energy project at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. “If the consumer has more power than the producer, you have producers like Russia, that don’t have as much ability to use their energy prowess as a political weapon.

O’Sullivan also addresses the issue of energy independence. Read about O’Sullivan’s take on the interplay between foreign policy and energy.

Jessica Morales

Jessica Morales is the video reporter for Hart Energy. She contributes to the Digital News Group's interviewing and video production. 

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