The Game-Changers in World Energy: Geopolitical Implications

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Mehmet ÖğütçüTurkish Policy Quarterly | 28 November 2013 | 

Mehmet Öğütçü 

The Game-Changers in World Energy: Geopolitical Implications 

The forward march of globalization has paused since the financial crisis, giving way to a more conditional, interventionist, and nationalist model of development. The geopolitical scene is strongly affected by factors related to this trend – such as protectionism, economic and resource nationalism, technological, the rise of new energy producers and consumers, changing pricing mechanism, declining levels of investment, and shifting trade flows toward Asia. With a particular focus on Turkey’s neighborhood and the Southern Corridor, this paper discusses changing dynamics and emerging new risks in the new global energy game, with a view to developing messages for government and business leaders.

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