June 20-21, 2018 : Rome, Italy – Annual Meeting 2018 of the Commodity and Energy Markets Association: Amina BABA gave a talk “What can be learned from the destination flexibility option in the LNG imbroglio?“
June 18-19, 2018 : Rueil Malmaison, France – Workshop on Energy Markets 2018 “Commodities and Energy Market Organization in the Energy Transition Context”: Arthur THOMAS gave a talk “The economics of daily natural gas demand in France and in the UK“, Ekaterina DUKHANINA gave a talk “Gas and LNG markets: are we facing a globally integrated market?“.
June 10-13, 2018 : Groningen, The Netherlands – The 41st IAEE International Conference (International Association for Energy Economics): Ekaterina DUKHANINA gave a talk “Gas and LNG markets: are we facing a globally integrated market?“, Arthur THOMAS gave a talk “The economics of daily natural gas demand in France and in the UK“, Anna CRETI chaired the dual-plenary session: Energy Challenges in Transport, Olivier MASSOL gave a talk “The economics of a regulated natural gas pipeline project in a developing economy“.
May 24-25, 2018 : Paris – The 6th International Symposium on Environment Energy and Finance Issues (ISEFI 2018): Ekaterina DUKHANINA gave a talk “Policy measures targeting a more integrated gas market: impact on prices and arbitrage activity“, Olivier MASSOL gave a talk “Production intermittence in spot electricity markets“.
April 12, 2018: François LÉVÊQUE organized and chaired the conference “Stratégies d’investissement et de portefeuille dans le GNL”. Laurent Vivier (Total) and Anne-Sophie Corbeau (BP) have been invited as key speakers. The presentations are available for download: A-S. Corbeau, L.Vivier
April 5-6, 2018: Olivier MASSOL gave a talk at the conference “Environmental Economics : a focus on Natural Resources” organized by the LEO at the University of Orléans.
Since March 2018 Anna CRETI is designated as the scientific director of the Climate Economic Chair. Sharing this responsibility with the Chair on the Economics of Natural gas would encourage the academic collaboration between these chairs.
February 26, 2018: François LÉVÊQUE and Olivier MASSOL participated in a workshop that examined the economics of natural gas in Trondheim (Norway). The workshop was organized by NTNU and hosted by Statoil.
February 24, 2018 : New York – Anna CRETI was invited to give a seminar at Columbia Energy Institute – School of Public Affairs and presented the paper “What can be learned from the destination flexibility option in the LNG imbroglio” (with A. Baba and O. Massol).
February 2, 2018: Olivier MASSOL gave a seminar on the economics of pipeline-based energy infrastructures at Ohio State University (USA).
October 21, 2017: Houston, USA – Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “modeling imperfectly competitive natural resource markets” at the Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).
September 3-7, 2017 : Vienna – The 15th IAEE European Conference (International Association for Energy Economics): Ekaterina DUKHANINA gave a talk on “Policy measures targeting a more integrated gas market: impact on prices and arbitrages”.
July 7, 2017 : Chantilly – TOTAL Gas Seminar: François LÉVÊQUE gave a talk on “Gazprom against US LNG and EU Commission - An economist’s view on natural gas competition “.
June 27, 2017 : Paris – The Chair on the Economics of Natural Gas organized The 1st International Conference on The Economics of Natural Gas. The presentations are available for download:
June 18-22, 2017 : Singapore – The 40th IAEE International Conference (International Association for Energy Economics): Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “The Economics of Rate-of-return Regulation in the Natural Gas Pipeline Industry “, Ekaterina DUKHANINA gave a talk on “Estimation of the Efficiency of Policy Measures Targeting a More Integrated Gas Market“.
March 30, 2017 : Olivier MASSOL was invited to give a seminar on the “detection of imperfect competition in the spatial arbitrages conducted between interconnected gas hubs” at the Grenoble Applied Economics Lab (GAEL)
February 7, 2017 : Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on the economics of Carbon Capture and Storage technologies at the Vth International Academic Symposium "Challenges for the Energy Sector" in Barcelona. In his talk, he examined the conditions required for the deployment of CO2 pipelines systems, derived some insights for their economic regulation and highlighted a series of crucial differences with the case of natural gas pipelines.
February 2-3, 2017 : The Chair on the Economics of Natural Gas (Olivier MASSOL, Amina BABA, Ekaterina DUKHANINA) had a series of research and business meetings in London with energy trading companies (BP and Total Gas & Power Limited) and research and consultancy groups (IHS and Wood Mackenzie). These visits allowed the Chair to establish contacts with the companies, to discover how useful for both sides collaboration could be and to discuss how it could be implemented.
December 14, François LÉVÊQUE participated in the Third IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Gas and Coal Market Outlooks
December 6, Launching of the Badge Education Programme on Energy Regulation in West Africa Countries (François LÉVÊQUE presentation)
November 13, INFORMS Annual Meeting (Nashville, USA) - International Conference: Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “Production Intermittence In Spot Electricity Markets: modeling the behavior of thermal generators”
November 11, University of Maryland (College Park, USA) - Research Seminar: Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “Cooperative game theory: concepts, methods and applications to natural gas and CO2 infrastructures”
November 10, Washington DC - TransAtlantic Infraday (hosted at the FERC) - International Conference: Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “The economics of rate of return regulation in the natural gas pipeline industry“ and chaired the “Market Design” session.
October 20, Inauguration of the Research Chair on the Economics of Natural Gas at Mines ParisTech: Le Gaz dans les transitions énergétiques.
October 10, Toulouse School of Economics – Research Seminar: Olivier MASSOL gave a talk on “Natural Gas Pipelines: Technology and Regulation“
June 24, 2016 : Olivier MASSOL presented a paper at the Energy and Commodity Finance conference (ECOMFIN 2016) organized at ESSEC Paris. His paper examines the strategy adopted in Iran to monetize the domestic natural gas resources and retrospectively investigates the impacts of the sanctions decided against Iran’s exports.
June 14, 2016 : Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE), Brussels – Anna CRETI participated in the CERRE Executive seminar “The role of gas in the reformed Internal Energy Market”
Avril, 2016 : Columbia University, New York – Anna CRETI participated in the Seminar on the safety of pipelines on American natural gas markets, with Amy Jaffe (University of San Diego) Presentation
March 2016 : Olivier MASSOL gave a talk titled “Imperfect Arbitrages: insights from natural gas markets” at the 2016 International Symposium on Energy and Finance Issues (ISEFI).