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Research Projects

The Outlook for Unconventional Gas in East Asia

China shale gas 2 At the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) we have recently completed a study examining the outlook for unconventional gas production in East Asia, focusing on shale gas and coal-bed methane in China, Indonesia and Vietnam. We paid particular attention to the ‘above ground’ factors which may support or constrain production. Our … Continue Reading ››

Conflict and cooperation over access to energy paper published in Futures

The paper Conflict and cooperation over access to energy: Implications for a low-carbon future has been published in Futures.


This paper explores how the balance between cooperation and conflict in access to energy resources and in the wider governance of energy may be shaped by wider geopolitical trends and may itself shape … Continue Reading ››