Natural gas

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply

January 2012

National oil companies (NOCs) produce most of the world’s oil and natural gas and bankroll governments across the globe.

Factors that Explain Investment in Cross-Border Natural Gas Transport Infrastructures: A Research Protocol for Historical Case Studies

February 2004

Techno-economic energy models consistently project world gas demand to rise sharply in the coming decades.

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.

Impact of Power Sector Reforms on Technology, Efficiency and Emissions: Case Study of Gujarat, India

March 2004

The study examines the impact of the power sector reforms on the electricity generation industry at the state level in India through a case study of the state of Gujarat.

Liquefied Natural Gas from Indonesia: The Arun Project

May 2004

The Arun natural gas project in Northern Sumatra has been perceived as the most lucrative LNG operation in the twentieth century.

Belarus Connection: Exporting Russian Gas to Germany and Poland, The

May 2004

In the early 1990s the giant Soviet enterprise of Gazprom began work on a new project to export gas across Belarus to Poland and Germany.

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.

International Gas in Central Asia: Turkmenistan, Iran, Russia and Afghanistan

May 2004

This paper explores the reasons why Turkmenistan has found it so difficult to market its natural gas.

Liquefied Natural Gas from Trinidad and Tobago: The Atlantic LNG Project

May 2004

In 1992 Cabot LNG, a relatively small Boston-based LNG importer and owner of the Everett LNG receiving terminal just north of Boston, approached the government of Trinidad and Tobago about...

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.

Market Structure in the New Gas Economy: Is Cartelization Possible?

May 2004

As gas becomes a more important input to industrialized economies and the volume of gas traded in international markets increase, large consuming countries will begin to focus increasingly on the...

Geopolitics of Gas: Executive Summary, The

August 2004

Natural gas is rapidly gaining in geopolitical importance.

Politics, Markets, and the Shift to Gas: Insights from Seven Historical Case Studies

February 2005

Most energy forecasts envision a shift to gas in the world energy system over the coming decades.

Geopolitics of Natural Gas Project Summary: Insights to 2040

August 2005

We summarize four main project results that should dominate strategic thinking about the next three decades' shift to increasing reliance on natural gas: An integrated global gas market will emerge...

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.

Demand for Natural Gas in the Indian Industrial Sector

October 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with A.T. Kearney.

Natural Gas Sector Reform in India: Case Study of a Hybrid Market Design

July 2005

The state-owned Indian natural gas sector has been slowly moving towards deregulation for close to a decade.

Natural Gas in India: An Assessment of Demand from the Electricity Sector

October 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with the Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad.

Natural Gas Demand from the Indian Fertilizer Sector

October 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with the Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe).

Incorporating stress in electric power systems reliability models

November 2005

Electric power systems can be disrupted by a variety of circumstances impacting failure and recovery rates.

Greenhouse Gas Implications in Large Scale Infrastructure Investments in Developing Countries: Examples from China and India

March 2006

Engaging developing countries is essential to creating meaningful international regimes to address climate change.

Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040

December 2006

By most estimates, global consumption of natural gas - a cleaner-burning alternative to coal and oil - will double by 2030.

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.