Associate Research Fellow


Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe is a consultant in energy, focussing on international issues. Since 2012, she has collaborated with the Energy Centre of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) as a research associate, with CyclOpe, the reference publication on commodities, and with CEDIGAZ, the international centre of information on natural gas of IFPEN. She is lecturer at Paris-Dauphine and IFP-Training.

Sylvie has a deep understanding of global gas and coal markets, gained during her career, first as General Secretary of CEDIGAZ, IFPEN, then Project Manager, Gas Centre, Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations in Geneva, then Principal Administrator, Gas Expert, International Energy Agency and then Deputy Director of Business Development and Advisor to the Chairman on energy issues, ATIC SERVICES.

She is the author of several reference publications on coal and gas markets. Her latest publications include a report on Global coal trade (IFRI, January 2013) and a study on Underground gas storage in the world (CEDIGAZ, June 2013). She is co-author of the Alexandre Rojey’s new publication on Natural gas (Editions Technip, 2013).

Sylvie is a graduate of École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs (ENSPM).


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Under particular US legal rationale, such as calling foreign imports a “national security threat”, President Donald Trump has started imposing tariffs and/or quotas and has launched national security investigations on a growing number of imported goods from US allies and others alike.


Shortly after his inauguration in May 2017, the President of South Korea, Moon Jae-In, announced a major policy shift away from nuclear and coal power, and toward renewables and gas. This would have meant a complete U-turn from previous policies, considering that nuclear and coal produced 40%...


Following difficult years for the European gas industry, natural gas is back to the front stage. Given its environmental credentials, its flexibility, its performance and the variety of its uses, gas has a key role to play in the reduction of green house gas emissions, the improvement of air...


Southeast Asia is one of the world's most dynamic regions and experiences strong economic and energy demand growth rates. In this context, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is seeking to interconnect the electric grids and gas networks of the countries...

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