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Research group warns of rising oil prices

Research group warns of rising oil prices

PARIS, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- An international energy research group in Paris warned Wednesday rising oil prices are threatening the global economic recovery.

China surpasses U.S. in energy consumption

PARIS, July 19 (UPI) -- China officially became the world's most voracious energy-consumer last year, the International Energy Agency in Paris said Monday.

IEA economist revives peak oil debate

LONDON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Is the world running out of oil? A debate that has been going on worldwide for some 50 years, and in the United States for more than 80 years, has been publicly stirred up again by a recent newspaper interview with the chief economist at the International Energy Agency in Paris.

Report: Oil reserves less than estimated

PARIS, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- World oil supplies will pass their peak production sooner than expected, creating conditions for a global energy catastrophe, an energy analyst in France said.

IEA official: Uncertainties may hurt oil

ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 27 (UPI) -- Uncertainties in the oil sector raise questions about its future, the International Energy Agency's chief economist said Wednesday in Turkey.

IEA official: IOCs must change ways

ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 27 (UPI) -- International oil companies must change their policies if they are to remain relevant, the International Energy Agency's chief economist said in Turkey.

Report: IEA to back nuclear power

LONDON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The International Energy Agency is set to recommend the construction of new nuclear plants as part of a more efficient global energy strategy.

Report: IEA to support nuclear energy

LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- Civilian nuclear programs are the best way to tackle global energy insecurity, the International Energy Agency is expected to say in a study.

IEA warns of coming power failures

PARIS, May 7 (UPI) -- The Paris-based International Energy Agency has said Europe and North America could face power blackouts this summer.
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Dr Fatih Birol (1958 Ankara, Turkey) is the Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency and Director, Office of The Chief Economist, with overall responsibility for the organisation's economic analysis of energy and climate change policy. He oversees the annual World Energy Outlook series which is the flagship publication of the IEA and is recognized as an authoritative source for energy analysis and projections.

He is also responsible for the IEA Energy Business Council which provides policymakers with a business perspective on energy market issues.

Throughout his career, Dr. Birol has been decorated with numerous awards in recognition of his contribution to the energy debate. He was recently named by Forbes Magazine as the world's fourth most powerful person in terms of influence on the world's energy scene.

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