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Changing Dynamics and Risks in World Energy: The Way Forward

  • Mehmet Öğütçü
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Abstract

The energy world has been going through some “game-changing” developments arising from strong demand growth in emerging economies, new supply sources, fuel diversification, technological innovations, “resource nationalism”, investment decline, climate change and CO2 trading, as well as changing geopolitical dynamics. This paper discusses the changing dynamics of the world energy, and emerging new risks in the energy industry and major regions of production, transit and consumption. It also elaborates on the problems of energy “dependence,” “independence,” and “interdependence” before setting out the future path in the world energy and messages for key stakeholders on key energy dynamics and risks.

Keywords

Energy Security World Energy Council National Intelligence Council Geopolitical Tension Southern Corridor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Global Resources CorporationLondonUK

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