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Transportation Regulation as an Instrument for Developing Natural Gas Networks in Brazil

Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier and Anderson Souza da Silva Lanzillo

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter aims to evaluate transportation regulation in the Brazilian natural gas industry. It gives a brief institutional overview of the sector in Brazil and outlines changes incurred in ... More


Self-Regulation, State Regulation, and Co-Regulation in Energy in New Zealand

Barry Barton

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Energy regulation has seen many shifts and changes because of the significant policy movements that many countries have seen. Two substantial shifts have occurred in New Zealand in a two-year period, ... More


The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

Paul MacAvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083811
eISBN:
9780300129328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Over the past six decades, federal regulatory agencies have attempted different strategies to regulate the natural gas industry in the United States. All have been unsuccessful, resulting in ... More


Gas, Petrochemicals, and Nuclear Energy

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Iranian-Soviet relations took a turn for the worse after the Bilateral Agreement was signed between Iran and the United States on 5 March 1959. When the agreement on gas was signed with the Soviet ... More


The Competitive Potential for the World's Pipeline Systems

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter investigates whether the efficient Coasian market in rights enjoyed by the US gas industry has any chance of developing in other pipeline markets, and analyzes the stunted nature of gas ... More


The Partial Deregulation of Transportation and the Creation of a Single North American Gas Market

Paul W. MacAvoy

in The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083811
eISBN:
9780300129328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083811.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the restructuring of the natural gas industry and the emergence of the spot market, and examines the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders. The effects of regulation are ... More


Enterprise Reform and Wage Movements in Chinese Oil Fields and Refineries

Kun-Chin Lin

in From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the Chinese oil and natural gas industry, highlighting the growing variation in wages within the industry. This is a nationally important industry whose employees have ... More


Lifeblood of Global Business: Oil and Gas

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Oil is both the lifeblood and poison of the global economy. Historically the control of resources confers power to governments and people. Geographic control of choke points on trade routes impacted ... More


The BP Oil Spill and Beyond: How Women of the Storm become Women of the Spill; how a project is almost derailed; and how a third visit to Washington creates new alliances

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how Women of the Storm responded to the BP oil spill in 2010. No longer an emergent group, Women of the Storm’s structure was in place and thus it demonstrated organizational ... More


“What a Few People Can Do”: Learning to Advocate for Others

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of six women—Jessie Price, Gay Hanks, Mary Brasseaux, Florence Robinson, Mary Ellender, and Carol Savoy—whose environmental activism became especially difficult in ... More


Financing Renewable Energy in Brazil: Challenges of Climate Change and Innovation

Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier and Anderson Souza da Silva Lanzillo

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses Brazilian public policy on financing renewable energy to address climate change. Conditions in Brazil favour adoption of an increasingly clean energy matrix: with significant ... More


Becoming Market and People Cities

Michael Oluf Emerson and Kevin T. Smiley

in Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter details the history of Copenhagen and Houston. In Copenhagen, we showcase the medieval roots of the city and how it was compacted into a relatively small area until the mid-nineteenth ... More


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