The global energy sector is undergoing a dramatic transformation. New technologies and new regulations in nearly every subsector are straining yesterday's business models. Foundational elements throughout the industry, including energy transfer and storage, have seen massive disruption. At the same time, price fluctuations, volatile consumer demand and cyber and physical security concerns continue to add to an unpredictable future.
Nevertheless, opportunity abounds, and that is why we are excited to present to you the newest edition of our Global Energy Game Changers series, a compendium of important issues presented to you by Dentons' Global Energy group. Our Summer 2016 issue is focused specifically on Europe. Covering continent-wide regulatory reform, the regulation of new cross-border power flows, the challenges facing the oil and gas industry, infrastructure sharing, disputes under investment treaties and the prospect of the UK leaving the European Union, we take an in-depth look into the issues shaping the business environment in one of the world's most important energy regions:
- Quantum viewpoints: Trends and projections for the energy industry
- The EU's Energy Union project: a progress report
- Making the single EU electricity market work: ACER and cross-border capacity allocation
- Smart Grids: prospects and challenges
- Stormy weather in the UK North Sea
- "Help! I'm in a bad contract, get me out of here!" Disputes after the oil price crash
- Energy and communications infrastructure sharing: an idea whose time has come
- Solar suits against Western European governments
- Brexit and the energy sector: initial thoughts
Rely on Dentons' Global Energy group, situated in nearly every important energy hub around the world, to help you navigate local challenges while supporting your global objectives.
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