In the wake of the recession resulting from the financial crisis of 2008, European demand for natural gas is essentially stagnant and has recently lost market share to coal and renewables in the power generation sector in various European national markets. This factor, as well as the significant price differential between natural gas and oil […]
Firms are facing increasingly stringent environmental quality specifications for their products, including an increase of biofuel mandates, as a means of reducing emissions of CO2 and air pollutants. These environmentally related ‘new conditions’ affect oil firms’ fuel production, prompting them, in particular, to integrate biofuels into their operations and, at least in certain cases, to […]
Arab countries have 56% and 30% of the world’s conventional oil and gas reserves respectively. In 2003 they accounted for over 30% of world oil and NGL production, 11% of gas production, 16% of gas exports and 37% of LNG trade. This hydrocarbon endowment and rapidly expanding role in oil and gas trade conveys onto […]
In his latest presentation Dr Robert Skinner examines the outlook for LNG, its influence on the evolution of regional gas markets, the likelihood of a global gas market and potential issues and factors affecting investments.
New OIES presentation on oil price shocks: Building a case for a sustained rise in oil prices based on geopolitical… https://t.co/g0V1Qc0sNh
Demand Shocks, Supply Shocks and Oil Prices: Implications for OPEC https://t.co/mWubAQ8fmi
The Geopolitics of East Med Gas: Hyped Expectations and Hard Realities https://t.co/2BOXoOzDnr
OIES paper on China’s growing gas import dependency: Given gas been playing a growing role in China’s plans to clea… https://t.co/GNQeFWpQT9