February 10, 2020

Coronavirus threatens the energy sector. Here's why

Featuring ​Neil Bhatiya

Source: E&E News

Journalists Carlos Anchondo, David Ferris, David Iaconangelo

Since the first reports of the deadly coronavirus, oil prices have stumbled, shipments of U.S. liquefied natural gas have gone undelivered, production of solar equipment has languished, and two manufacturers of electric vehicles — Hyundai and Kia — have halted production at some of their factories.

Concerns are now growing about the energy sector as work slowdowns and transportation bottlenecks in China have a ripple effect because of the country's manufacturing dominance and its role as a top consumer of oil and natural gas.

Read the full story and more in E&E News.

Authors

  • ​Neil Bhatiya

    Adjunct Fellow, Energy, Economics, and Security Program

    Neil Bhatiya is an Adjunct Fellow with the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is also an Associate at the Financial Integrit...