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Recent Scholarly Publications

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Greenfield IPP Database (GRIPP): Based on the World Bank's Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Database, The

May 2003

The Greenfield IPP (GRIPP) database is derived from the World Bank's Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) database.

Gas Trade in the Southern Cone

May 2004

Discussions of trade in natural gas in South America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) began as early as the 1950s.

Baker Institute World Gas Trade Model, The

March 2005

This working paper describes a spatial and intertemporal equilibrium model of the world market for natural gas.

Political and Economic Influences on the Future World Market for Natural Gas

March 2005

This working paper first develops a Reference Case that allows required rates of return on investments in energy infrastructure to vary geographically.

Optimal intensity targets for emissions trading under uncertainty

June 2005

Uncertainty can hamper the stringency of commitments under cap and trade schemes.

Egyptian IPP Experience, The

August 2000

BP's emissions trading system

April 2005

The stellar performance of BP's emission control program has led many observers, inside and outside BP, to ascribe success to the firm's emissions trading system.

Flexible LNG Supply and Gas Market Integration: A Simulation Approach for Valuing the Market Arbitrage Option

December 2007

Random (stochastic) variability in gas demand and prices creates significant option value for LNG suppliers with destination flexibility.

Monthly Gas Trade in the Atlantic Basin circa 2015

December 2007

Growing LNG imports will impact the value of gas storage and regional price spreads.

Institutions and Gas Market Security

December 2007

The developing LNG trade does not have symmetric participants.

A Realistic Policy on International Carbon Offsets

April 2008

As the United States designs its strategy for regulating emissions of greenhouse gases, two central issues have emerged.

National Security Consequences of U.S. Oil Dependency

October 2006

National Security Consequences of U.S.

Climate Change and the Energy Challenge: A Pragmatic Approach for India

August 2009

India has been famous for arguing that it (and the rest of the developing world) should incur no expense in controlling emissions that cause climate change.

The Future of Natural Gas Consumption in Beijing, Guangdong and Shanghai: An Assessment Utilizing MARKAL

September 2008

Natural gas could possibly become a significant portion of the future fuel mix in China.

Climate Accession Deals: New Strategies for Taming Growth of Greenhouse Gases in Developing Countries

December 2008

Effective strategies for managing the dangers of global climate change are proving very difficult to design and implement.

Climate Change and the Energy Challenge: A Pragmatic Approach for India

March 2009

India has been famous for arguing that it (and the rest of the developing world) should incur no expense in controlling emissions that cause climate change.  The west caused the problem and it...

Upstream vs. Downstream CO2 Trading: A Comparison for the Electricity Context

March 2010

  In electricity, "downstream" CO2 regulation requires retail suppliers to buy energy from a mix of sources so that their weighted emissions satisfy a standard.

Adapting to Shifting Government Priorities: An Assessment of the Performance and Strategy of India's ONGC

April 2010

The state-owned company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is India's largest company devoted to exploration and production (E&P).

The World's Greatest Coal Arbitrage: China's Coal Import Behavior and Implications for the Global Coal Market

August 2010

In 2009 the global coal market witnessed one of the most dramatic realignments it has ever seen - China, long a net exporter of coal, suddenly imported a record-smashing 126 Mt tons (103 Mt net)....

NNPC and Nigeria's Oil Patronage Ecosystem

September 2010

Nigeria depends heavily on oil and gas, with hydrocarbon activities providing around 65 percent of total government revenue and 95 percent of export revenues.  While Nigeria supplies some LNG to...

COALMOD-World: A Model to Assess International Coal Markets Until 2030

September 2010

This paper introduces a tool to analyze the future developments of the international steam coal market, the "COALMOD-World" model.

Adverse Selection in an Opt-in Emissions Trading Program: The Case of Sectoral Crediting for Transportation

September 2010

Sectoral crediting mechanisms such as sectoral no-lose targets have been proposed as a way to provide incentives for emission reductions in developing countries as part of an international climate...

Remaking the World's Largest Coal Market: The Quest to Develop Large Coal-Power Bases in China

December 2010

China's coal market is now in the midst of a radical restructuring that has the potential to change how coal is produced, traded and consumed both in China and the rest of the world.  The...

The Future of South African Coal: Market, Investment, and Policy Challenges

January 2011

As the world's fifth largest coal exporter and a key swing supplier between the Atlantic and Pacific coal markets, South Africa is a crucial player in global markets.  While the country has long...

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Mark's profile picture Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research at PESD, Social Science Research Scholar