Search for dissertations about: "OIL ECONOMIC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words OIL ECONOMIC.

  1. 1. World oil supply in the 21st century : A bottom-up perspective

    Author : Henrik Wachtmeister; Mikael Höök; Jamie Speirs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; oil supply; oil production; oil prices; bottom-up; projections; conventional oil; tight oil; shale oil; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Oil-fuelled progress was a defining feature of the 20th century, and still today, oil remains the world’s largest primary energy source. Yet, oil is a non-renewable and carbon-intensive resource, either depletion or resulting carbon emissions will ultimately limit its use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Giant Oil Fields - The Highway to Oil : Giant Oil Fields and their Importance for Future Oil Production

    Author : Fredrik Robelius; Kjell Aleklett; Robert Hirsch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Engineering physics; giant oil fields; URR; future oil production; peak oil; forecast; Teknisk fysik;

    Abstract : Since the 1950s, oil has been the dominant source of energy in the world. The cheap supply of oil has been the engine for economic growth in the western world. Since future oil demand is expected to increase, the question to what extent future production will be available is important. READ MORE

  3. 3. World oil supply and unconventional resources : Bottom-up perspectives on tight oil production

    Author : Henrik Wachtmeister; Mikael Höök; Roger Bentley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; oil supply; oil production; unconventional resources; tight oil; shale oil; bottom-up model; projections; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Oil is the world’s largest primary energy source. It dominates the transportation sector which underpins the world economy. Yet, oil is a nonrenewable resource, destined not to last forever. In the mid-2000s global conventional oil production stagnated, leading to rising oil prices and fears of permanent oil scarcity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Visible Palm: Market Failures, Industrial Policy and the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

    Author : Fredrik Gustafsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; ; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; developmental state; dynamic efficiency; tariff protection; government intervention; palm oil; industrial policy; Malaysia; market failure; Ekonomisk och social historia; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : What role the state should and can play in bringing about economic development is one of the longest standing debates in the economic sciences. Yet, previous research has mostly focused on how a variety of industrial policies affect static efficiency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on African Growth, Productivity, and Trade

    Author : Ludvig Söderling; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; Africa; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; trade; gravity model; general equilibrium model; oil; diversification; Dutch disease; productivity; ekonomisk politik; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi; growth;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises an introductory chapter and four research papers. The introductory chapter provides a brief overview of recent economic growth performance in Africa, places the individual papers into a coherent context, summarizes the main findings, and discusses their relevance for economic policy. READ MORE