Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 29 February 2020

Abstract and Keywords

For 100 years, states have put a major emphasis on energy security. This is about to change as a result of five revolutions: US shale gas, US shale oil, worldwide renewable growth, energy efficiency, and energy storage. The world is now facing an unlimited amount of energy and should restrain fossil fuels use to avoid undesirable climate changes. The power of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is becoming irrelevant as should, in the future, the concept of energy security. Energy security is still relevant for armies that need oil to power their tanks, ships, and aircrafts. But for how long?

Keywords: energy security, oil, gas, renewable, energy efficiency, energy storage

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.