Chapter 7. Securing the Supplies of Fossil Fuels

  1. Dr Alexandre Rojey Former Director Chairman active member

Published Online: 15 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746318.ch7

Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition

Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition

How to Cite

Rojey, A. (2009) Securing the Supplies of Fossil Fuels, in Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746318.ch7

Author Information

  1. Sustainable Development, IFP, Rueil-Malmaison, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470744277

Online ISBN: 9780470746318

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Keywords:

  • securing supplies of fossil fuels;
  • role of fossil fuels;
  • end of abundant and cheap oil;
  • oil reserves - the present situation;
  • towards a more technological oil;
  • extra-heavy oils and shales;
  • natural gas;
  • synthetic fuels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The role of fossil fuels

  • The end of abundant and cheap oil

  • Oil reserves: the present situation

  • Towards a more technological oil

  • Extra-heavy oils and shales

  • Natural gas

  • The comeback of coal

  • Synthetic fuels

  • Research actions required