Wishful, naive thinking
1 January 2007
The EU need on a new deal on merging the east and west
Liberalisation drives M&A spree
1 January 2007
The European Commission is talking tough on mergers and acquisitions between the region's utility companies, but this will not slow the pace of deals in 2007, writes NJ Watson
Opec: time for new blood
1 January 2007
A stern talking-to
1 December 2006
Carrots and sticks
1 December 2006
Do the recent political changes in Washington and the language from London suggest a new policy on Iran is emerging? Derek Brower reports
1 December 2006
By focusing on economics, the Stern review has given the global-warming debate renewed momentum. As David Bowie said, it is time to turn and face the strain. Tom Nicholls reports
Holding the energy industry to account
1 April 2006
"The point of view of the producers – nobody understands it, nobody wants to understand it, nobody listens to it" – renowned oil economist Robert Mabro, who believes equal representation for producers and consumers is the solution to the present oil crisis. Interview by Ayesha Daya
A serious problem
1 March 2006
Defend or attack
1 July 2005
IPCC is convinced the climate is heating up and, consequently, extreme weather events will become the norm. But will it be better in the long run to defend ourselves against climate change and its consequences or to attack its causes? Liz Bossley investigates
NOCs 1 – IOCs 0
1 April 2005
State-owned energy companies have oil and gas reserves and, increasingly, their own technology and funds for producing them. What does big oil have? Tom Nicholls writes
Dawning of a NOC era
1 January 2005
Atmospheric pressure
1 December 2003
Pressure on oil and gas firms to comply with climate-change legislation is growing and the ability to respond may soon mark the difference between success and failure. Kirsty Hamilton reports
Thirty years on
1 November 2003
A steadying influence in uncertain times
1 August 2003
Since its creation, in 1974, the IEA has sought to protect the security of energy supply to its member countries. Claude Mandil, the organisation’s recently appointed executive director, spoke to Helen Avati recently about security of oil supply, strategic oil stocks, energy investment and the organisation’s relationships with Opec and the EU
Emissions trading and the green generation
1 July 2003
While the European politicians continue to debate the mechanics of complying with emissions-reduction targets under the Kyoto Protocol, a market in European emissions has already started to trade. Liz Bossley looks at its development