Oxford Energy Podcast – Key Themes for the Global Energy Economy in 2022
In this podcast David Ledesma discusses with Michal Meidan and James Henderson the main topics from the recently published paper “Key Themes for the Global Energy Economy in 2022”. The podcast begins with a discussion around rising European energy prices and Russian export strategy as well as the future of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The conversation then moves on to address issues around the energy transition including the important topics discussed at COP26, before addressing the key milestones ahead of the COP27 conference in November 2022. The importance of China’s energy plans for 2022 and the planned negotiations with the US (agreed at COP26) are reviewed, before this wide-ranging podcast moves on to subjects such as the Global Methane Pledge, the future of carbon neutral LNG, the plans for hydrogen projects in 2022, the development of voluntary carbon markets and the prospects for CCUS. Finally the discussants address regulatory developments in Europe, and especially the EU taxonomy, while also reviewing India’s energy transition targets.