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Scholarly Publications

The Limits of Institutional Design in Oil Sector Governance: Exporting the Norwegian Model

February 2010

Norway has made a point of administering its petroleum resources using three distinct government bodies: a national oil company (NOC) engaged in commercial hydrocarbon operations; a government...

Algerian Gas to Europe: The Transmed Pipeline and Early Spanish Gas Import Projects

May 2004

A snapshot of the central Mediterranean region starting in the 1970's provides an ideal case for the analysis of decision making in cross-border natural gas transport projects.

News

Victor Pulls Back the Curtain; OPEC is No Wizard of the Oil Markets

August 2008

In a climate of extremely volatile energy prices, OPEC is taking directions from the market, not calling the shots. David G.

How to manage our oil addiction

September 2007

The Brazilian government is declaring victory in its decades-long struggle to become self-sufficient in the supply of oil.

PESD Director David Victor addresses chaotic world of energy policy

May 2006

The world's energy system seems to have come unhinged. Oil is trading at record high prices because demand keeps rising even as supplies become unreliable.

Events

Geopolitics of Gas Capstone Conference

May 26, 2004

The conference seeks to take a fresh look at the geopolitical consequences of a major shift to natural gas in the coming decades; indeed by most estimates global consumption of gas will double by...