The following provides summaries of the research in progress by staff of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. The Institute’s unique multidisciplinary expertise allows it to examine the economics, the politics and the sociology of energy with a focus on oil and natural gas.
The specific subjects of research in progress, while set within these broad lines, necessarily reflects the particular research capacities, skills and interests of the research fellows.
Less than a quarter of the population in East Africa has access to electricity – the lowest electrification rates in the world. This, combined with the region’s vast natural resources, present major opportunities for renewable energy investors. Solar irradiation levels are high due to proximity to the equator, wind speeds are some of the strongest […]
Libya has long been an idiosyncratic political and governance context for the oil and gas industry. Since independence in 1951 the country has passed through sharply contrasting periods of politics and governance, each of which has intentionally and unintentionally shaped the industry. In the latest period, since 2011, armed conflict and insecurity – rather than […]
A new OIES study reviewed by Interfax: Panama Canal is likely to reach its transit capacity for LNG tankers in the… https://t.co/cglkcnV87Z
India's plans to establish a gas trading hub are a good step to try and commercialise the use of gas in the economy… https://t.co/hB0FxkXwAv
New issue of Oxford Energy Forum discusses the disruptive impact of interactions between vehicle automation, electr… https://t.co/tJdwhva2xq