energy

On energy and responsibility

Italy’s power system is undergoing a major transition and the country needs investments, focused on innovation and digitalization. Terna is supporting a sustainable growth, ensuring security of supply for an efficient and resilient network.* * *...

The great transition

The world is experiencing another energy transition. Over the past few centuries, we have gone from wood to coal to oil, gas and nuclear; now we are shifting towards renewables. Consequences for society are inevitable – the trick is to manage them to our advantage.* * *...

The Med: hub or flashpoint?

Enduring conflicts and unresolved disputes in the Eastern Mediterranean promise to shape – and constrain – the development of offshore energy in the near future. Shaky relations throughout the region hinder a growing roster of global stakeholders, forcing geopolitical and commercial interests to maintain a fine balance...

Twenty energy years from now

In June 2038 – with the energy transition behind us – things are looking up for those utilities and operators that have embraced the change. Our energy future is cleaner, more sustainable, more flexible and less expensive thanks to farsighted policies that altered the dynamics of demand and supply...

Il collasso di Pdvsa, specchio petrolifero del Venezuela

Architrave della rivoluzione bolivariana di Hugo Chávez assieme alla compenetrazione fra forze armate e burocrazia statale, l’industria petrolifera nazionale del Venezuela è stata al contempo una manna e una maledizione per Caracas...

Rent control: Russia’s state oil and gas firms

Oil and gas lie at the heart of Russia’s elaborate system of patronage structuring its politics and economy. Vladimir Putin and the current regime rely heavily on oil and gas tax revenues to finance state spending as well as oil and gas companies to provide billions of dollars’ worth of contracts to friends and supporters of the Kremlin...

Il ritorno del petrolio: l'impatto di un rialzo durevole

A fine maggio il Brent, principale indicatore del prezzo del petrolio grezzo, ha raggiunto quota 80 dollari al barile, registrando una crescita superiore al 260% da gennaio 2016,e toccando i livelli massimi dal 2014...

La Cina nella nuova equazione petrolifera globale

Il prezzo del petrolio è tornato ad aumentare, passando dai circa 60 dollari al barile di inizio anno a quasi 80 a fine maggio...

Between two paradigms: An oil market snapshot

The past two years or so have witnessed dramatic swings in the global oil market. Oil prices (Brent) dropped below $30 in early 2016 amid a massive supply/demand imbalance and swollen global crude and product inventories doing their best to absorb the excess...

Il nodo del petrolio nella guerra dei dazi

C'è un prima e un dopo nel mercato petrolifero, e quindi nelle relazioni che lo costituiscono, a seconda che lo si guardi prima o dopo l'accelerazione della guerra di dazi voluta da Donald Trump nei confronti della Cina...