Energy in the Mediterranean: situation, perspectives, limitations and challenges
Of all the areas for cooperation, and potential confrontation, between the two sides of the Mediterranean, energy undoubtedly occupies a unique place. The challenges it poses and the numerous economic and geopolitical uncertainties that surround it make energy a fundamental issue that calls for close examination. This Ipemed Paper aims to give an overview of the energy situation in the Euro-Mediterranean zone and analyze the associated limitations and solutions.
Mustapha K. Faïd is president of SPTEC Conseil, a consultancy and study firm specializing in energy. He is former vice-president responsible for marketing and economic development at Sonatrach, the Algerian and Mediterranean oil industry leader, and he has been managing director of the Mediterranean Energy Observatory (OME).
- Energy situation and perspectives:
- Concerns and limitations:
- Energy, a driving force in the Union for the Mediterranean: