This book provides an overview of the dynamic issues of energy policy, development, and economics. It illuminates the factors influencing the energy policies of key energy producing/consuming nations around the world and examines current trends in energy development, planning, technology, and trade.
1. Introduction and Background Part One: Global Energy Markets and Policy 2. Energy Demand in Developing Asian Countries 3. Energy Policy, Oil Markets, and the Middle East War: Did We Learn the Lessons of the 1970s? 4. Medium-Term Oil Markets: Beyond the Gulf Crisis 5. How the World Oil Market Could Avoid Another Supply Shock: Examination of the Saudi Oil Policy in Terms of the Saudi-U.S. Coalition 6. Long-Term Oil Developments in the Former Soviet Union: Domestic Issues and International Implications 7. Oil Self-Sufficiency for Australia 8. Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency in Transportation: The Case of Brazil 9. Venezuelan Oil Policy in the Long Run Part Two: Energy Issues and Trends 10. Integrated Analysis of the National Energy Strategy 11. Modeling Macroeconomic Impacts of U.S. Oil Protectionist Policies 12. Urban Interfuel Substitution, Energy Use, and Equity in Developing Countries: Some Preliminary Results 13. Reformulated Gasoline and U.S. Energy Policy 14. Reformulated Gasoline: A Brief History, a Bright Future 15. The DFI World Gas Trade Program for Analysis of Worldwide and Regional Natural Gas Trade 16. Options Market for Electricity: A Proposal Part Three: Energy, Environment, and Economic Development 17. Energy and the Environment: Impacts of Developments in the Former Soviet Union and the East European Six 18. Does Energy Conservation Worsen Global Warming? 19. Economics and the Greenhouse Effect: Some Early Implications for Coal 20. The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Implementation of the Acid Rain Provisions