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  • Oxford Energy Forum – Decarbonization and liberalization in the power sector: international perspectives – Issue 114

    By: OIES

    Oxford Energy Forum 104 (February 2016) looked at the transformation under way in the electricity sector, driven by technological developments and policies on decarbonization. It focused mainly on OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries, and on Europe in particular, where there are major challenges, ranging from the practical issues associated with the integration […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Oil Benchmarks – Issue 113

    By: OIES

    This issue of the Oxford Energy Forum is devoted to analysing the role of oil benchmarks, their evolution over time, the challenges facing the most established benchmarks, and the extent to which the current transformations in oil market fundamentals and crude trade flows as well as changes in the regulatory environment are likely to result […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Disruptive Change in the Transport Sector – Issue 112

    By: OIES

    This issue of the Oxford Energy Forum is devoted to investigating disruptive change in the transport sector. There are three forces shaping or disrupting the road transport sector, namely: autonomous vehicles, transport electrification, and shared mobility. The interactions between the three will determine the future of energy use in transport. The determinants of these three […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – What’s Next for US Energy Policy? – Issue 111

    By: OIES

    Issue 111 of the Oxford Energy Forum focuses on the potential outcomes and impact of US energy policy over the next four years, both for the US domestic economy and for international energy markets. The advent of the Trump Administration has marked a dramatic reversal of previous US energy policy, including on regulation, clean energy, and […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Searching for Natural Gas Demand in the Next Decade – Issue 110

    By: OIES

    The expectation of an oversupplied gas market up to the mid-2020s has put natural gas demand back on the radar. This edition of the Oxford Energy Forum is dedicated to gas demand outlook in various regions of the world, with the starting point being the open question on whether, when, where and, eventually, at what […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Mexican Energy Reforms – Issue 109

    By: OIES

    This issue of the Oxford Energy Forum is devoted to Mexico’s recent energy sector reforms. The reforms were designed to open up the country’s energy sector to international and local private players, inject competition, provide new partnering opportunities for PEMEX, establish new markets domestically, and potentially strengthen Mexico as a key link between the American […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – MENA Energy Pricing Reforms – Issue 108

    By: OIES

    It has been nearly three years since the collapse in global oil prices and there have been mixed outcomes for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). While some countries (which had already initiated reforms) benefited from the low oil price, in others it triggered a spate of pricing reforms following fiscal crises. […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Russian energy issues in a volatile environment – Issue 107

    By: OIES

    It is well known that Russia is heavily dependent on its energy sector, from both an economic and a political perspective. As a result, the fall in the oil price over the past two years and the dramatic changes taking place in the global gas market are having significant consequences for both the Kremlin and […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – LNG Markets: the great reconfiguration – Issue 106

    By: OIES

    The LNG market has seen dramatic shifts in its underlying fundamentals since the mid 2000s. The roller-coaster of pricing, the rise of LNG spot and short term trading and the emergence of the US as a source of ‘destination flexible’ supply are just some of the many dimensions of the industry which appear in a […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 105

    By: OIES

    This issue of Oxford Energy Forum (OEF) looks at the Paris Agreement (which came out of COP21 – the 21st Conference of Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) along with its implications for individual energy sources, for particular countries and regions, and for specific policy areas. Perhaps most striking is the […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 104

    By: OIES

    Transformation of the Electricity Sector: Technology, Policy and Business Models Electricity is in ferment – an unusual state for an industry which has traditionally been used to enjoying the stability of long term assets, steadily growing demand and secure revenues.  But these secure foundations are now coming into question as the industry faces major technological, economic […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Special Issue, 103

    By: OIES

    Energy trading in Europe is on the verge of a fundamental transformation. The implementation of a host of new regulations: the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR),
the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR), the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), and the Capital Requirements Directive IV […]

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