Unconventional Energy Sources and EU Energy Security: A Legal, Economic and Political Analysis
Article from: OGEL 4 (2014), in Energy Union, EU Energy
This paper examines the system of law and governance of international trade in unconventional energy sources. Currently, there is no cohesive governance for global energy trade. On the contrary, governance of energy trade mainly arises by default, rather than design, through the ad hoc interplay of different aspects of the international economic and political system. This has implications for the European Union (EU), which relies heavily on the rest of the world for its energy supply, and consequently its energy security. Recent developments in extracting energy from ...