Journal of Transatlantic Studies

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 313–327 | Cite as

Transatlantic energy relations: a view from Washington

  • Karen Smith StegenaEmail author
  • Karen Smith Stegen


Recent upheaval in the global energy system — how energy is produced, transported and consumed — has unsettled long-held notions of energy security. For decades, transatlantic cooperation helped undergird the system’s stability, but how is the relationship faring in the current era of energy uncertainty? In this special issue, experts from across Europe and the USA, including advisers to the executive and legislative branches of both the EU and the USA, to senior military commanders and to major international organisations and companies, examine various facets of the transatlantic energy relationship and whether it is characterised by convergence or divergence.


transatlantic relationship energy security renewable energies shale gas NATO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jacobs University/Bremer Energie InstitutBremenGermany

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