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States and Markets in Hydrocarbon Sectors

  • Andrei V. Belyi
  • Kim Talus

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Andrei V. Belyi, Kim Talus
      Pages 1-13
  3. The International Political Economy of State-Market Interaction in Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. John V. Mitchell, Beth Mitchell
      Pages 17-39
    3. Pami Aalto
      Pages 40-60
    4. Andrei V. Belyi, Andrey Makarychev
      Pages 61-80
  4. States and Markets in Hydrocarbon Export-Dependent States

  5. The ‘Consumer’ State Perspective

  6. Conclusion

    1. Andrei V. Belyi, Kim Talus
      Pages 266-269
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 270-274

About this book


Research on the role of states and markets in the hydrocarbon sector is highly topical in contemporary International Political Economy. This edited collection will approach this subject from a broader perspective, investigating the very essence of the interaction between the state and the market and how this varies on a regional basis.


energy energy policy Oil and Gas political economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrei V. Belyi
    • 1
  • Kim Talus
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TartuEstonia
  2. 2.University of Eastern FinlandFinland

About the editors

Pami Aalto, University of Tampere, Finland. Philip Andrews-Speed, National University of Singapore, Singapore Catherine Locatelli, Pacte-EDDEN, France Andrey Makaryche, University of Tartu, Estonia Elizabeth Mitchell, Independent Researcher John V. Mitchell, Chatham House, UK Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, Indpendent Researcher Claudia Nocente, Energy Charter Secretariat Knowledge Centre, Belgium Wojciech Ostrowski, University of Westminster, UK Isabelle Rousseau, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico Roman V. Sidortsov, Vermont Law School, USA Benjamin K. Sovacool, Aarhus University, Denmark Marat Terterov, Energy Charter Secretariat Knowledge Centre, Belgium Vlado Vivoda, The University of Queensland, Australia

Bibliographic information

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Finance, Business & Banking


“The aim of this book is to illuminate the multifaceted interaction between the state and the market in the hydrocarbon sectors … . this book will appeal to a comparatively large readership, including scholars and graduate-level students in international relations, law, public policy, public administration, and sociology. … this book a rewarding read for both established and emerging scholars in the field of energy politics and policy.” (Jale Tosun, Journal of World Energy Law and Business, 2017) 

“Eleven chapters arranged over three parts promise to give a comprehensive account of the interaction between states and markets in hydrocarbon sectors. … For academics, decision-makers and professionals of the relevant industries this contribution will provide food for thought through the breadth of its approach in substance and method. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable and recommendable read for those interested in the hydrocarbon sector.” (Moritz Wüstenberg, International Energy Law Review IELR, Vol. 34 (6), 2016)