The Journal of Energy and Development, autumn 2006, volume 32, number 1
William R. Schrade and W. David Walls, “Holding Companies, Market Liquidity, and the Development of the Electric Power Industry.” This paper presents a view the public utility holding company was a dynamic organization created to overcome…
William R. Schrade and W. David Walls, “Holding Companies, Market Liquidity, and the Development of the Electric Power Industry.” This paper presents a view the public utility holding company was a dynamic organization created to overcome the regulatory and organizational obstacles that hindered consolidation of a fragmented industry.
Jack A. Fuller and Aseem Tiwari, “Reciprocating Engines: A Global Comparative Study as a Source of Distributed Power Generation.” A primary objective of this research paper was to focus on the application of reciprocating engines in a wide range of commercial sectors.
Guy F. Caruso and Susan H. Holte, “Oil and Natural-Gas Markets.” This paper discusses the forecasts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy Outlook (2007), which includes annual projections of U.S. energy markets to 2030.
Øystein Noreng, “Europe's Natural-Gas Market — Security of Supply and Industry Restructuring.” The present paper aims at discussing the key issues confronting the European Union (EU) in natural gas policy. First is securing supplies, meaning adequate volumes as well as affordable prices, then choosing the appropriate regulatory measures to achieve this.
Salah Abosedra, Kausik Chaudhuri, and Abdallah Dah, “U.S. Natural-Gas Price Volatility and the Collapse of Enron.” The goal of this study is to estimate the price volatility of the U.S. natural gas prices, using daily data for the period 1993-2005, for two purposes: to check whether the changes in volatility are persistent or transitory and to check for any significant change in volatility during the period of the Enron collapse in 2001.
Joseph Wilde-Ramsing and Brian Potter, “Blazing the Green Path: Renewable Energy and State-Society Relations in Costa Rica.” Utilizing Peter Evans’ concept of institutional “embedded autonomy,” this article examines Costa Rica’s anomalous success with renewable energy.
Michael Ye, John Zyren, and Joanne Shore, “The Disconnect in the Crude-Oil Price and Inventory Relationship.” This paper examines the disconnect between crude-oil prices and inventories.
Hakan Çentinaş, “Energy Consumption and Economic Growth: The Evidence from Turkey.” In this study, the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth in Turkey is analyzed employing unit root tests, cointegration and causality tests.
Hiroyuki Ishida, “An Analysis of Energy Strategies in China and India.” This paper assesses the energy situation, policies, and security strategies of China and India in the context of the international energy markets. The primary focus has been an assessment of The Five-Year Plans of China and India, how their energy strategies have affected the performance of the national oil companies of both countries and international energy markets.
Alberto Cisneros-Lavaller, “Latin American Geopolitics vs. Energy Patterns: Ideology, Energy Production Sustainability, and U.S. Security.” This paper evaluates the trend in Latin America towards resource nationalism in the energy sector as more left-leaning governments have come to power.