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Oil Price Shocks and Economic Growth: The Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

By Alan Mamatov. Abstract: Starting from the second half of the 20th century, many researchers have focused their attention on the increasing influence of oil price shocks on global economic performance. However, the current stock of empirical literature significantly lacks research on developing oil importing economies from the post-Soviet region. The purpose of this paper is […]

UBERization in oil transportation? Interview with a representative of OSVFinder – an innovative company revolutionizing logistics

The transportation sector is an essential part of any supply chain. During their studies, students of energy politics often focus ether on upstream or downstream, but omitting the midstream sector is indeed a pity. In this interview with Pierre Jouvellier, ENERPO Graduate (2016) we discuss the new developments in the sector of oil transportation and perspectives of innovations that can reshape the architecture of the oil business.

ENERPO Journal Call for Papers

ENERPO Journal announces call for papers for October and December issues of 2017. The Journal accepts articles written in English on the subjects of energy security, energy economics, energy policy and the role of various fuels in the energy system. More specifically, the Journal seeks to cover topics such as: Analysis of regional markets for […]

SOLAR POWER: CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER AND PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS COMPARISON AND THEIR APPLICABILITY IN TAJIKISTAN

by Gulnoza Khodizoda Abstract This paper’s main focus is to give an overview of the current potential of solar energy utilization through the use of solar power plants and the applicability of this to lower income countries, with a case study on Tajikistan. We will discuss two main types of solar power plants: Concentrated Solar Power […]

Russian Hydrocarbon Development in the Arctic Despite Sanctions

by Glenda Pavon-Suriel   Abstract Development of hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic shelf is a topic of increasing interest. This is in light of the effects of climate change in the region and recent findings of enormous resource potential. The combination of the environmental implications of resource extraction in the Arctic with the demand for natural […]

The Week in Review – November 14 – 20

by Sophie Nguebana, Elisabeth Nguebana, Patrick Osborne, Alexander Geysman, Alberto Perego, Irina Mironova UN Climate Talks in Marrakesh The Conference of Parties, COP22 took place in Marrakesh. The participants of the meeting have discussed the way forward after Paris. At the same time, a group of climate-sceptics has gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the […]

Seminar Report – Norway and Russia: the Polar Connection

by Patrick Osborne The seminar, “Russia and Norway: the Polar Connection” took place on September 14, 2016 at the Russian National Geographic Society in Saint Petersburg. ENERPO students and professors were able to take part in the Polar exhibition and seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council. Professor Nikita Lomagin, Academic Director of […]

Shell Begins Production in Ultra-Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

By Glenda Pavon Royal Dutch Shell recently began production at the Stones offshore field in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell formally announced the beginning of production on Tuesday, the 13th of September through a press announcement on the company’s website. The Stones, located in the Walker basin, is located 322km off the coast of New Orleans. […]

Week in Review September 19-25

by Timoty Abraham, Alexander Geysman, Irina Mironova, Elisabeth Nguebana, Patrick Osborne, Glenda Pavon-Suriel, Alberto Perego China Wants its Nuclear Industry to Grow Dauntingly Fast Chinese city of Lianyungang saw people protesting last month against the nuclear power plant, already built in the area. China has started its nuclear adventure only in 1994 and since then […]

Five Questions About Nord Stream 2 – Opinion

This opinion piece by Henrik Vorloeper is part of our upcoming ENERPO Journal edition.