IEA Energy Papers

ISSN :
2079-2581 (en ligne)
DOI :
10.1787/20792581
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) advises its 28 member countries on sound energy policy, which seeks to balance energy security, economic growth and environmental concerns. The IEA Energy Papers offer in-depth investigation of energy topics, and explore emerging issues and challenges in the energy sector. These papers will be of much interest to energy experts, policy makers, industry and the general public.
 

Gas Emergency Policy

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Auteur(s):
James Simpson1, Kyung-Seok Min1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: Agence Internationale de l'Energie, France

Date de publication
01 mai 2011
Bibliographic information
No:
2011/10
Pages
16
DOI
10.1787/5kg9sr5q8pr1-en

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Natural gas is of increasing importance in the energy mix of IEA Member countries. And yet this growing reliance on natural gas has been coupled with an increased risk of gas disruptions in recent years. Gas security is now an important policy concern for many IEA Member countries, and the IEA has sought to develop its expertise and analysis in this field.

This Working Paper looks at the possible remedies that are available for dealing with gas security concerns, and takes stock of developments in gas emergency policy in IEA Member countries.