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02 June 2020
 
Posted by Yves Muyange

Since late March 2020, many African Governments have announced COVID-19 crisis national response plans, including a number of social relief measures. Thirteen African governments provided free electricity for poor households and electricity consumers in the social category to help them during the crisis. This paper presents a brief overview of this specific measure in those countries, tackles related issues and challenges, and benchmarks similar social interventions elsewhere in the world.

23 January 2020
 
Posted by Samuele Furfari

The start of the geopolitical year 2020 is worrying, and not only because of events in Iran and Iraq. The growing importance of Turkey’s role in the Near and Middle East should not leave one indifferent; the country’s plans in the Levant Sea are notable due to this maritime region’s rich natural gas resources which already play a major role in the geopolitics of energy.

15 August 2019
 
Posted by Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh

Lest We Forget

The Suez crisis of 1956 was such a momentous event for Great Britain that it reduced a great and proud country from a major player on the international stage to a second rate power, caused its economy to shrink and devalued its currency.

06 August 2019
 
Posted by Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh

The War on Iraq in 2003

Almost seventeen years ago, a group of neoconservative hawks among them John Bolton, President Trump’s current national security adviser, persuaded President George W. Bush to mount a quick invasion of Iraq because, they alleged, it had “weapons of mass destruction.” That decision, based on dubious intelligence and taken against the advice of many of America’s closest allies, triggered a huge refugee crisis, destabilized the entire Middle East and cost the global economy an estimated $12.584 trillion of which the US economy’s share was $6.52 trillion according to a research paper titled: The Oil ’Price Rise’ Factor in the Iraq War: A Macroeconomic AssessmentI wrote and was published by the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) on the 4th of June 2008.  Moreover, nearly 5,000 Americans lost their lives in Iraq with hundreds of thousands more injured and receiving lifetime disability compensation.

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Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh
EMC Working Papers

The great rivalry between the United States and China will shape the 21st century. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a great power will never voluntarily surrender pride of place to a challenger. The United States is the pre-eminent great power. China is now its challenger. 

“The only indispensable superpower” is also a super-indebted power, and its biggest creditor happens to be its presumed chief strategic rival. Is it logical and workable to encircle one’s own banker militarily?

Prof. Michael Jefferson
Published Papers

For over forty years energy expectations have been riddled with internal contradictions, and all too often a failure to recognise complexity, the nature and scale of the challenges to be faced, and resultant uncertainty. Key elements of Shell’s “World of Internal Contradictions” scenario, issued 

Matsumoto, K., Ming-Zhi Gao, A.
Books

Economic instruments, particularly carbon tax and emissions trading scheme (ETS), have recently attracted the most attention to combat climate change because of their cost efficency to reduce emissions. Introducing these in Asia, where most of the countries do not currently have emission reduction. 

Prof. Michael Jefferson
Reports & others

Author: Prof. Michael Jefferson, Editor of the journal Energy Policy; Affiliate Professor, ESCP Europe; Professor, University of Buckingham.

Special Issues

Journal: Energy Policy

Guest-editors: Dr. Kostas AndriosopoulosProf. Constantin Zopounidis, Dr. Michael Doumpos, Dr. Spiros Papaefthimiou.

The objective of the Special Issue is to present new research results on the theory and modern practice of modeling and management of energy systems, emphasizing on their policy implications. The areas of interest include, networks design and management, oil and gas, smart grids, production optimization, efficiency analysis, optimization and assessment of renewable and sustainable/green energy systems, environmental issues, risk management, decision-making in the energy markets, and energy pricing, among others.

Cole, O.
Magazines' articles

Magazine: INFO.

Author: Dr. Othman Cole, Assistant Professor of Finance, ESCP Europe.

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02 March 2020

Young talented students from prestigious universities met at the ESCP London Campus on 28th & 29th February to participate in the 2020 School’s Energy Trading Challenge.

Jointly organised by our 2020 MSc in Energy Management (MEM) students, in collaboration with Smart Global, ESCP Business School, and its Energy Management Centre (EMC), this year’s challenge sponsored by Glencore provided an excellent platform for students to learn key insights on trading oil and gas products. 

11 February 2020

The ESCP Energy Society is excited to launch the ‘Watt A Time to Be Alive’ podcast series!

‘Watt A Time to Be Alive’ is a monthly podcast produced by the ESCP Energy Society. It’s for anyone interested in learning more about energy, its new trends, its challenges and its great opportunities. 

The Geopolitics behind Oil and Gas in the Middle East - Dr Mamdouh Salameh (International Oil Economist; Visiting Professor at ESCP Business School) was the guest in the ‘Watt a Time to Be Alive’ studio!

22 January 2020

The ESCP Energy Society is excited to launch the ‘Watt A Time to Be Alive’ podcast series!

‘Watt A Time to Be Alive’ is a monthly podcast produced by the ESCP Energy Society. It’s for anyone interested in learning more about energy, its new trends, its challenges and its great opportunities. 

Big Data and Energy: A winning duo? Ypatios Moysiadis (Business Development Director & UK Country Manager, Greenssolver UK) was the first guest in the ‘Watt a Time to Be Alive’ studio! 

24 October 2019

Earlier this month, Oksana Klimenko, Max Tang, and Edouard Lotz, ESCP Europe’s MSc in Energy Management (MEM) students participated in the “Youth Day 2019: Energy Challenge" after passing a rigorous selection process.

Their success can be largely attributed to the innovative approach the School co-creates the curriculum with its professors, alumni and top industry experts who make up the programme's Advisory Board, ensuring it remains aligned to the needs of the fast growing, dynamic but challenging industry.

16 October 2019

ESCP Business School and its Energy Management Centre (EMC) are delighted to announce that our seventh cohort of MSc in Energy Management students recently nominated the board members of the School’s Energy Society.

Board members offer leadership for carrying out the society’s initiatives and engage ESCP students from all campus in industry-related events, maximise networking opportunities and help them develop professional skills through a range of activities:

Energy Headlines
05 June 2020
Natural Gas Daily: June 5th, 2020
Daily digest of the latest natural gas news and LNG news by Natural Gas World.
05 June 2020
Texas LNG CEO Slays LNG Canada Project
Suggests Shell-led project will be late and over-budget
05 June 2020
Biomethane and EU Post-Pandemic Goals [GGP]
On May 27, the European Commission released a communication to other EU institutions detailing the strategy for EU economic recovery post-COVID 19 (COM(2020) 456).
05 June 2020
Bulgaria Seeks TurkStream Financing
Sofia aims to finish the pipeline by the end of the year
05 June 2020
In a Nutshell - Episode 1 - Role of Natural Gas in the UK Power Market [AUDIO]
In the first episode - recorded Friday, May 29, 2020 - we had the pleasure of welcoming James Brabben, Wholesale Manager at Cornwall Insight, to discuss the role of natural gas in the UK power market.
05 June 2020
Shell Collaborates in Dutch Bio-LNG Venture
The companies plan to start producing bio-LNG next year for use as vehicle fuel.
05 June 2020
Lithuanian LNG Terminal Allocates Capacity
Users tend to order capacity during the gas year rather than reserving it in advance because of low LNG prices, the terminal's operator says.

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