Associate Research Fellow, Center for Energy & Climate
- Coal markets worldwide
Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe is a consultant in energy, focussing on international issues. Since 2012, she has collaborated with the Center for Energy & Climate 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).
Over the past four years, international coal trade has been reshaped by China’s surging imports.
The European Coal Market: Will Coal survive the EC's Energy and Climate Policy? Notes de l'ifri, October 2012
The European coal industry is at a crossroads. The European Commission (EC) Energy Policy by 2020, the 20/20/20 targets, is not favourable to coal:...