Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 07/2008

Renewing Energy Security

John V. Mitchell

July 2002

Chatham House


Energy security has risen on the policy agendas of many countries as a result of:

This paper reviews the broad policy context within which energy security is placed, the outlook for energy supply and its key uncertainties, the security risks involved at the national and consumer level, and the scope for 'dialogues' between producers and consumers. The broad conclusions of the paper are that: