INTERNATIONAL

 

A New Energy Order: China and the Post-American Middle East

 

By - Elly Rostoum*

 

Sustainability, green energy and conservation are the 21st century energy watchwords. Yet, the world remains steeped in hydrocarbons, with demand continuing to grow. The earth consumes 90.5mn b/d of oil. With greater urbanization, industrialization, and the need for greater mobility in emerging markets, demand growth is accelerating: since 2000 global oil demand grew by...