Research on the role of states and markets in the hydrocarbon sector is highly topical in contemporary International Political Economy. In some areas, this is a result of new hydrocarbon discoveries, in others it relates to factors like unsatisfactory progress in energy markets or pollution and other negative externalities. Recent international discussion in this area has so far focused on specific topics such as the role of national oil companies or the impact of government policies on national supply reservations or local content requirements.
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(…) In this paper, we examine the impact of the past three years of political turmoil in MENA on oil and gas markets…
In the abscence of a global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, individual countries have introduced national climate policies. Unilateral action involves the risk of relocating emissions to regions without climate regulations, i.e., emission leakage. A major channel for leakage are price changes in the international oil market. Previous studies on leakage have assumed competitive behaviour in this market. Here, we consider alternative assumptions about OPEC’s behaviour in order to assess how these affect leakage and costs of unilateral climate policies…
In this presentation at a IEA workshop, Dr Fattouh reviews the evidence in the academic literature and evaluates to what extent it provides support for the proposed effects of financialization.
To most analysts, the combination of geopolitical and economic factors constitutes a ‘perfect storm’ that will keep an upward pressure on oil the price for the rest of 2012…
The multidisciplinary approach focuses on the economic, political and institutional aspects of liberalization as well as, to a lesser extent, on technological issues. As such, this book constitutes a unique contribution, as this broad overview is often lost in the sector-specific, country-focused and purely disciplinary approaches prevalent in the current literature. Sectors explored include telecoms, the Internet, energy and transport, while the truly global perspective incorporates unique case studies from an array of developed and developing countries including the US, China, India and the EU.
This OIES’s paper examines the significance of the recent Arab uprisings and their implications for regional and global oil and gas markets
This OIES’s paper examines the renewed interest in investment in the oil resources in East Siberia and the Far East
In this OIES’s working paper Adair Turner et al. consider price movements in the oil trading markets between 2003 and 2010 and provide an analysis of factors which potentially explain the significant trends in this period
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