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This article, published in Gazprom Export Blue Fuel Magazine, examines the consequences of record Russian exports into the EU. If Gazprom’s market share is too high in the future, could this allow the EU to push its new policy agenda?
In this written submission to the Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for energy security in the UK by the EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee of the House of Lords, we conclude that Brexit could have an impact on interconnecting-pipeline regulations. The use and value of these infrastructures could be affected by negotiations, leading to some […]
In collaboration with OIES and KAPSARC, Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) hosted a workshop in March 2015 to discuss the structural changes shaping the crude oil and petroleum products markets and the shifts in trade flows. The general view was that apart from the structural changes in crude oil supply and demand, oil product markets […]
In this report published by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Bassam Fattouh and Laura El-Katiri examines the prospects of Lebanon turning into a natural producer and exporter. Lebanon’s exclusive economic zone forms part of the Levant Basin, which has been estimated to hold up to 122 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural […]
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies has, for the second year running, been named the top Energy and Resource Think Tank in the world by the University of Pennsylvania’s annual think tank report. The Global Go To Think Tank Index is designed to identify and recognise centres of excellence in all major areas of public policy […]
This Review Note for the Sixth Meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board analyses the GCF Paper ?Policies and Procedures for the Initial Allocation of Fund Resources? (GCF/B.06/05) against the background of some of the main lessons drawn in a recently completed research project on resource allocation methodologies, as summarized in How will the Green […]
The Green Climate Fund is at a crossroads where it must choose between the traditional centralized or a novel devolved decision making model. The next meeting of the GCF in February will be key as it will for the first time be explicitly discussing enhanced direct access through (national) funding entities which has devolution of […]
Most of the fourth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) held in Bonn was taken up by deliberations on the Arrangements between the Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Convention) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The deliberations were intense and in the end got bogged down […]
This OIES submission to the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance on the occasion of its fourth meeting (15-17 June, Bonn, Germany) addresses one of the central questions of the main task of that meeting, namely to draft the text for the arrangements between the UNFCCC Conference of Parties and the Green Climate Fund: What does […]
The Governing Instrument of the Green Climate Fund stipulates: The Board will consider additional modalities that further enhance direct access, including through funding entities with a view to enhancing country ownership of projects and programmes. Unfortunately, it does not elaborate further either on the concept of ‘enhanced direct access’ nor on the notion of a […]
The Green Climate Fund was established at Cancun in December 2010 as part of the effort to reform the financial mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Its Instrument was adopted in Durban in December 2011. Its involves observers from academia, NGOs and the private sector and takes in to account submissions by […]
Several members of OIES contributed articles to, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Volume 27, Issue 1, Spring 2011, edited by Christopher Allsopp and Bassam Fattouh. Each issue concentrates on a current theme in economic policy, with a balance between macro- and microeconomics, giving a valuable appraisal of economic policies worldwide. Volume 27, Issue 1, focuses […]
Jonathan Stern on the latest Groningen earthquake: I think it is likely to accelerate even further the phase-out of… https://t.co/d1tGcAIAjp
About 43% of the industrial gas demand in Europe could, in theory, decline in the 2020s as a result of decarbonizat… https://t.co/0iMqP4dCsd
New OIES comment on Saudi Arabia’s challenging balancing act: If premature return of withheld supplies back into th… https://t.co/J0LoxVkSAJ