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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.

09 July 2019
 
Posted by Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh

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 escalating trade war has been casting dark clouds over the global economy creating uncertainty and depressing the global demand for oil and therefore oil prices.

14 June 2019
   
Posted by Gianfranco Scalabrini, Mattia Volpi

The shift from the pure commodities to the Value-added services (VAS) in the Smart Cities.

All industry players are migrating to innovative services; Power and Gas providers to the energy monitoring, Telcos to the smart home services, device producers to the smart devices. These sectors (VAS) are more and more overlapped. Let's consider the offered range of VASs of an Energy provider, a Telco or a device producer...they are mostly the same.

Research & Publications
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Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh
RCEM 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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Centre News
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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 Europe Business School and its Research Centre for Energy Management (RCEM) 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 Europe students from all campus in industry related events, maximise networking opportunities and help them develop professional skills through a range of activities:

27 June 2019

ESCP Europe's students on the Executive Master in Energy Management (EMEM) and MSc in Energy Management (MEM) attended a week-long International Seminar in Washington, DC & Houston, TX from 17th-22nd June. This annual study trip was organised by the School with the support of its Research Centre for Energy Management.

Attendees built a deep understanding of the American energy industry and other key international markets from a series of lectures and workshops delivered by top industry experts. The trip included visits to: The U.S. Department of State, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Atlantic Council, Library of Congress, GE Ventures, Accenture Strategy Energy, Tellurian plant, and the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center.

17 May 2019

Many worry that the growth of digital transformation and AI will lead to machines and robots replacing human workers and see this advancement in technology as a threat, rather than as an opportunity to better ourselves.

PWC reports on AI shows that 67% of executives surveyed say the technology will help humans and machines work together, and to be stronger using both artificial and human intelligence.

18 April 2019

We have entered in an era of significant challenges but also opportunities for the region of South –East Europe when it comes to energy, but what is the future of the region both in the European Union (EU) and globally?

 “South –East Europe will play a pivotal role in the energy sphere in the EU, particularly with Greece and its huge discoveries of natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean. Also the TurkStream gas pipeline will bring Russian supplies to Turkey and the EU. In addition, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will bring Caspian gas supplies via Turkey into the European Union” says Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh, International Oil Economist; Visiting Professor of Energy Economics at ESCP Europe in London and Speaker at the 4th HAEE Symposium to take place in Athens on 6-8 May, 2019. 

Energy Headlines
20 November 2019
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20 November 2019
Nearly half of U.S. geothermal power capacity came online in the 1980s
Geothermal energy has been used to generate electricity in the United States since the early 1960s. The United States has 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of operating geothermal capacity, about half of which came online in the 1980s. EIA expects three plants with a combined capacity of 115 megawatts (MW) to come online in 2020. Nearly all U.S. geothermal capacity is located in California and Nevada.
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US Chart Joins Sea/LNG Group
The membership organisation promotes LNG as the cleanest marine fuel.
20 November 2019
TurkStream Lines Filled Offshore: Gazprom
Both lines can be commissioned within Turkey this year, according to operator Gazprom.
20 November 2019
Gloomy outlook: Aphrodite moves to exploitation
The granting by the government last week of the Aphrodite gas-field Exploitation Licence for 25 years to the Noble Energy, Delek and Shell consortium is a milestone in the development of hydrocarbons discovered in the Cyprus EEZ.
20 November 2019
Mitsui to Build Japan's 1st LNG-Fired Ferries
The vessels will be built by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding.
20 November 2019
Total To Provide Biggest Nordic Battery
The storage system is for a 21-MW wind farm in Finland.

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