Oxford Energy Forum Publications

OIES researchers publish in peer-reviewed academic journals as well as producing or authoring policy briefs, technical reports, and op-eds. Below is a selection of non-OIES publications by OIES staff.

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  • 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 […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 102

    By: OIES

    While the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) continues to play a pivotal role as the world’s supplier of oil and, to a lesser extent gas, the collapse in global oil prices since mid-2014 has refocused the debate on the region’s ability to use oil revenues to build sustainable and diversified economies that can one […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 101

    By: OIES

    This issue of the Oxford Energy Forum is dedicated to gas pricing. A mild 2013/14 winter in Europe and parts of Asia and a slowing of demand growth for LNG saw European hub prices and LNG spot prices begin to fall through the summer of 2014. The collapse of the oil price in late 2014 […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 100

    By: OIES

    This special issue of the Forum is dedicated to Robert Mabro who founded the Oxford Energy Policy Club in 1976, the Oxford Energy Seminar in 1979, and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies in 1982. In this issue of the Oxford Energy Forum, Robert’s colleagues and friends reflect on the man and his work and […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 99

    By: OIES

    This issue of the Oxford Energy Forum is dedicated to Energy in India. Set against the landscape of an uncertain international energy market and a potential slowing of China’s economic growth, the Indian economy stands poised as a hopeful prospect (the IMF forecasts growth of 6.3 per cent in 2015) in an otherwise unsteady global […]

  • Oxford Energy Forum – Issue, 98

    By: OIES

    Latin America is once again on the radar of the international and regional oil and gas industry, service companies, and policy makers. Secular changes in the petroleum investment risk profile of major oil and gas hubs such as Russia, North Africa, West Africa, and the Middle East, limited access to acreage in the traditional producing […]