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Power Plays pp 117-129 | Cite as

Risk and Uncertainty

Energy Security Challenges
  • Robert Rapier

Abstract

Access to affordable, stable energy supplies is critical for the economies and national security of developed countries. For developing countries, affordable energy often offers a pathway to a better quality of life. But there are a number of global threats with the potential for destabilizing the energy markets. In this chapter I will discuss some of those threats.

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Saudi Arabia Energy Information Administration OPEC Country Power Play Primary Energy Input 
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    BP, BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2011, www.bp.com/sectionbodycopy.do?categoryId=7500&contentId=7068481.Google Scholar
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    Energy Information Administration (EIA), “World Oil Transit Chokepoints,” accessed December 16, 2011, http://205.254.135.7/countries/regionstopics.cfm?fips=WOTC.Google Scholar

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