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Commentary: Looking for balance in the oil market
There is more than one way to look at oil-market balances
20 September 2017

IEA Executive Director in Mexico as accession talks reach final stages
Accession process expected to be finalised within the coming months
13 September 2017

OMR: Ready for a rainy day
The oil market has coped relatively well with the challenges posed by the hurricane season in 2017, but it may be time to consider steps to mitigate the impact of future severe-weather events
13 September 2017

IEA Executive Director meets with Austria's Prime Minister Mr Christian Kern
Dr Birol says new energy policies could position Austria as a leader in sustainable energy
4 September 2017

Commentary: Understanding and using the Energy Balance
Examining how an energy balance is calculated through the use of international standards on data reporting is key to understanding its value
4 September 2017

Commentary: Understanding and using the Energy Balance
Examining how an energy balance is calculated through the use of international standards on data reporting is key to understanding its value
1 September 2017

IEA continues to monitor impact of Hurricane Harvey on oil and gas markets
No need for coordinated international release of oil stocks
1 September 2017

Commentary: Examining the role of early-stage venture capital investment in energy
There has been a noticeable shift in the types of companies attracting VC financing for clean-energy technologies in recent years
30 August 2017

IEA closely monitoring situation after Hurricane Harvey
No need to act for now as market currently amply supplied
28 August 2017

OMR: All in it together?
The re-balancing of the oil market desired by the leading producers has been a stubborn process
11 August 2017

Commentary: Witnessing the ongoing transformation of the oil and gas industry
There is a tendency to increasingly target smaller projects that can deliver paybacks over a shorter period of time
28 July 2017

IEA Executive Director meets with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Dr Birol reviewed developments in the global energy landscape, and their implications for the United States and the world
19 July 2017

IEA Executive Director holds press conference with US Secretary of Energy
Dr Birol presents latest IEA findings and addresses role of US in global energy markets
18 July 2017

OMR: Waning confidence
The world needs to wait a little longer to confirm if the process of re-balancing has actually started
13 July 2017

IEA sees global gas demand rising to 2022 as US drives market transformation
The United States is at the heart of the gas supply revolution as industry overtakes power sector as engine of global gas use
13 July 2017

Global energy investment fell for a second year in 2016 as oil and gas spending continues to drop
IEA’s annual investment benchmark shows spending on electricity sector for the first time exceeded combined spending on fossil fuels
11 July 2017

Commentary: We can’t let Kemper slow the progress of carbon capture and storage
The end of Kemper cannot be the end of our efforts to tackle emissions from coal-fired power generation
7 July 2017

IEA Executive Director awarded Melchett Award at UK Energy Institute
Dr Fatih Birol delivers the Melchett Lecture on trends in the global energy landscape
5 July 2017

IEA holds energy efficiency training week in Singapore
Over 100 participants gather from countries across Asia-Pacific
3 July 2017

IEA study unveils key role for trucks in global oil-demand growth
Fast-growing road-freight transport receives far less policy attention than passenger vehicles
3 July 2017

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