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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

By Alberto Perego Eni, the Italian energy company, was created in 1953. The founding head of the company was Enrico Mattei – he was told to decommission and dismantle WWII’s reserves and instead created an oil and gas giant. The Italian company (in fact, the most ‘Italian’ company in the energy sector), although hailing from […]

By Alexander Geysman This week’s review looks mostly at developments of natural gas markets globally and electricity markets in Europe as a by-product with news from Israel, France, Qatar, Ukraine and Even Australia. Also the newest acquisitions of Exxon may be somewhat interesting. Let’s take a look. Natural Gas Figure 1. Proposed Israel-Cyprus_Greece_Italy pipeline. Source: […]

By Alexander Geysman This week’s review, last in the season, takes us almost on every continent with stories about Middle Eastern oil, politics and electricity, Gazprom deals, China’s ambitions, LNG innovation and US problems. Let’s take a look. Topic 1: Middle East As usual, the Middle East was the number one topic for our weekly […]

By Timothy Abraham. This week’s review looks at the situation in exploration and production under low oil prices; developments in the Middle East; coal power updates from China and India.

by Sophie Nguebana This week’s review looks at China and Saudi Arabia’s strengthening cooperation in the energy sphere, Gazprom Neft’s first steps in fracking, Hyundai Engineering’s investment in Iran and Total’s production start at Congo’s Moho Nord oil field. China and Saudi Arabia Strengthen their relations Saudi Arabian King Salman visited China, a key stop in […]

By Daniel Tsvetanov Gazprom’s subsidiary South Stream Transport B.V. and the Swiss-based company Allseas Group S.A. signed a contract to build the second string of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline’s offshore section.[1] The deal was signed on 21 February, 2017, in Amsterdam; it complements the previous agreement of building the first string of Turkish Stream […]