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Geopolitics of fossil fuels

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This area deals with global geopolitical trends of the oil, gas and coal sectors, with a focus on short and longer term trends in demand and supply.

08/10/2018
By: Charlotte ROIG-RAMOS

Since its creation in 2005, the European emission trading system (EU ETS) has been through several periods of turmoil. With emission allowances (EUA) averaging around 7 euros per ton from 2012 to 2017, European Member States have been trying to remedy the depressed price signals successively...

08/10/2018
By: Monica NAGASHIMA

With the Basic Hydrogen Strategy (hereafter, the Strategy) released on December 26, 2017, Japan reiterated its commitment to pioneer the world’s first “Hydrogen Society”. The Strategy primarily aims to achieve the cost parity of hydrogen with competing fuels, such as gasoline in transport and...

24/09/2018

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.

18/06/2018
By: Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, (ed.) , Carole MATHIEU, Elodie BERNARD, Philippe COPINSCHI, Saïd NACHET, Isabelle ROUSSEAU

On 22 June 2018, “OPEC+” oil Ministers (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries members and an ad hoc alliance with several non-OPEC producers, notably with Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan) will gather in Vienna to discuss the status and future of...

31/05/2018

Coal in the power sector is the principal focus of climate-related policies due to its high carbon intensity, making CO2 emissions from coal a leading contributor to climate change. 

10
Feb
2015
Tuesday 10 February 2015
from 09:30 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The wide development of the US oil production these last few years has undoubtedly brought major changes on the oil market, reducing significantly the US imports of crude oil, increasing the American exports of petroleum products and changing more globally the trade flows....

29
Apr
2014
Tuesday 29 April 2014
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Following the publication of a study about “Shale Gas in Poland, United Kingdom, Danmark: Toward an European Model?” conducted by Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Ifri Center for Energy organizes a roundtable conference with: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Associate Research Fellow...

27
Feb
2014
Thursday 27 February 2014
from 16:00 to 18:00 - External Events

L'AIE vient de publier l'édition 2013 de son rapport Energy "World Energy Outook" (WEO) qui analyse les perspectives énergétiques mondiales d'ici 2035. Quel impact sur la compétitivité des grandes régions du monde ? Où en sont les marchés pétroliers ? Comment donner corps aux politiques d...

02
Jul
2013
Tuesday 02 July 2013
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Ifri"s Contemporary Turkey Programme and Ifri"s Center for Energy organize a joined seminar with Dorothée Schmid, Research Fellow, Head of the Contemporary Turkey Programme at Ifri, Mithat Rende, Ambassador, Director General for Multilateral Economic Affairs,...

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