BusinessWeek cites Pemex study, quotes Victorin the news: BusinessWeek on April 28, 2008
Recent PESD working paper on Pemex, Mexico's national oil company, is cited in BusinessWeek. PESD Director David Victor is also quoted.
Op-ed: Newsweek on April 17, 2008
What to do about Mexico's oil company, Pemex, may seem like a parochial issue of interest only to Mexicans and a few oil industry executives. But the matter should be of concern to anybody who is wondering when oil will come down off its near-record highs. Read more »
PESD has just released an 87-page case study of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil company. In "The Void of Governance: An Assessment of Pemex's Performance and Strategy," researcher Ognen Stojanovski examines how the state-owned company functions and details some of the profound challenges faced by reformers.
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The BP Foundation has awarded a five-year, $7.5 million grant to Stanford University's Program on Energy and Sustainable Development to support research on modern energy markets. The foundation is funded by BP, one of the world's largest energy companies. Read more »
The collaborative book by experts in the political economy of energy, edited to include a provocative introduction and conclusion by David Victor and Tom Heller, looks in depth at five cases of reform in developing countries. The book is available for purchase in hardcover. Read more »
Erik Woodhouse publishes the final report from PESD's multi-year study on privately owned power plants in emerging markets. The study, appearing in the next issue of the New York University Journal of International Law & Politics, explains the wide variation in experiences as foreign investors have built and operated overseas power plants.
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PESD researcher Erik Woodhouse presents at MIGA/Georgetown symposium on international political risk management
On November 3rd, Erik Woodhouse presented key findings from PESD's study on independent power producers around the globe and discuss the study's implications for future investment at a symposium sponsored by the World Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency and Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. Read more »