With frequent discoveries of energy resources in remote and undeveloped areas, the importance of transnational oil and gas pipelines is set to grow ever more prominent. This study dissects the diplomacy and bargaining power of the transit country and the shifting economic relations involved in cross-border energy transportation.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Ekpen J. Omonbude is an Economic Advisor with the Commonwealth Secretariat. His area of specialisation is petroleum and mineral economics and policy. Prior to joining the Secretariat, he was a Research Analyst at FACTS Global Energy. Omonbude holds a PhD in Petroleum Policy and Economics from the University of Dundee, and is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics.
Table of ContentsIntroduction The Economics of Cross-Border Oil and Gas Pipelines Involving Transit The Role of Bargaining in Oil and Gas Transit Pipelines Bargaining Positions of the Parties to a Transit Pipeline: Analysis of four case studies The Role of the Energy Charter Treaty: A Critique A Case for Mutual Dependencies Concluding Remarks