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.
Probably the biggest challenge to the energy sector is the recurrent issue of energy law stimulating investment in the energy sector. It is critical to where the energy sector will stand in 2040 and whether society can meet its aims of less than a 2°C increase. It is expected that the actual financial resources are […]
It is well accepted that markets are the most effective arena for organising productive activities. In the liberalisation of electricity sectors the role for government was envisioned as that of the “night watchman” that intervenes in the market only when the latter fails to allocate scare resources efficiently or when the operation of the market […]
There has been much focus on the downward trend of total gas demand in Europe since the late 2000s and specifically in the power sector. In contrast, the industrial sector has received relatively little attention on a pan-European basis. The main unknown is whether the downward trend seen since the early 2000s, and especially post-financial […]
Oxford Energy Forum – The Future of Gas – Issue 116 https://t.co/cAa1cGsyOI
New OIES study assesses effectiveness of OPEC’s Declaration of Cooperation with non-OPEC producers: DOC accelerated… https://t.co/mLWRpKlPey
OIES's @thierry_bros interviewed by @yannicrab on the consequences of Brexit on gas interconnectors - https://t.co/MNMHVklNXV