Keun-Wook Paik

Senior Research Fellow

Keun-Wook Paik  is an acknowledged authority on Eurasian energy, in particular on Sino-Russian oil and gas cooperation, China’s natural gas industry, and DPRK’s offshore oil exploration. He is also currently an associate fellow of the Chatham House Energy, Environment and Development Programme. He is the author of Gas and Oil in North-East Asia: Policies, Projects and Prospects (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1995), and co-author/supervisor of China Natural Gas Report (China OGP, Xinhua News Agency, and RIIA, 1998). Dr Paik has contributed almost 50 papers to a myriad of publications including: Energy Policy, Journal of Energy and Development, Geopolitics of Energy, The Pacific Review, Oil & Gas Journal, Petroleum Economist, FT Asia Gas Report, China Daily Business Weekly, China Brief, and Asia–Pacific Review. His book Sino-Russian Oil and Gas Cooperation – The Reality and Implications (OUP, 2012) has also been published in Chinese (in January 2013) and Korean (in March 2014), with a Japanese version (in January 2016). In 2013, he was invited as adjunct professor by both Yonsei University (South Korea) and by China Petroleum University (Beijing). In 2015, he was also invited as guest professor by Jilin University.

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