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The New U.S. Role in Global Fossil Fuel Markets

December 11, 2012

As recently as 2007, the United States seemed headed towards ever greater fossil fuel import dependence, as domestic oil and natural gas production dwindled and consumption continued to grow.

Energy Working Group: Shale Gas in China: Hype and Reality

May 9, 2012

In recent years, natural gas prices in the United States have gone from historic highs of over $12 per mmBtu in the summer of 2008, to under $2.50/mmBtu in 2012.

National Oil Companies and the World Oil Market: Should We Be Worried?

February 7, 2012

State-owned oil and natural gas companies, such as Saudi Aramco, Petróleos de Venezuela and China National Petroleum Corp., own 73 percent of the world's oil reserves and 68 percent of its natural...

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

Public Forum: How Will Global Warming Affect the World's Fuel Markets?

February 10, 2009

The world is grappling with how to restructure its economies around lower carbon fuel sources.

PESD Annual Review Meeting

November 13, 2007

The PESD's 2007 Annual Review Meeting, which will be held November 13-14, 2007 at Stanford University, provides the opportunity to take a look at major issues in the world's energy system, as well...

Indian Gas

October 31, 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with three India research groups- A.T.

Natural Gas in the Energy Futures of China and India

June 4, 2007

The role of natural gas in Chinese and Indian economies is of critical import both domestically and for global energy and environmental issues.

Natural Gas and Energy Futures of India and China

June 4, 2007

The Stanford Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) is concluding a major study aimed at understanding the future role for natural gas in the rapidly growing economies of China and...

Natural Gas: LNG Market in the Atlantic Basin

July 30, 2006

The seminar is expected to provide a foundation for a new study examining the role of LNG imports for Brazilian natural gas markets centered at the Instituto Economia (IE) at the Federal University...

23rd World Gas Congress

June 6, 2006

PESD Director David Victor addressed a plenary session of the trinennial congress of the world gas industry on June 9th.

Natural Gas in the Chinese Energy System: Case Studies in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong

November 4, 2005

The one day workshop held at Tsinghua University, Beijing on November 4, 2005 brought together leading experts and reserach collaborators from Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong to discuss PESD's...

Workshop on Natural Gas Markets in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong

March 21, 2005

This is the first meeting of the new PESD sponsored research team investigating the politics and economics of the introduction of natural gas in three major Chinese cities.

Workshop on Power Market Reforms and Global Climate Change

January 27, 2005

This meeting will focus on the intersection of two crucial challenges for the organization of energy infrastructures in the developing world.

The Commitment Problem and Governance: Insights from Natural Gas Export Projects

November 3, 2004

David Victor and Mark Hayes, of the SIIS Center on Environmental Science and Policy (CESP) will speak on their research into the problems associated with governing in countries with high levels of...

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...

Special Seminar on the Geopolitics of Natural Gas

May 10, 2004

World natural gas consumption is projected to more than double by 2030 -- surpassing coal as the world's #2 energy resource.