Consistent with academia’s role of engaging with industry, IICEC is committed to foster research partnerships between academia and industry. IICEC seeks partners in industry, private donors, and public institutions to support a broad portfolio of research, concentrating in energy issues of international significance and climate change. Research carried out at IICEC is designed to include the following topics:

  • Developments in the global gas markets and the unconventional gas revolution

  • The geoeconomics of petroleum, gas, coal and renewable energy

  • The geopolitics of energy, energy security and energy policy

  • International relations of oil-producing and oil-consuming nations

  • International relations of gas-producing and gas-consuming nations

  • Energy needs of the developing world

  • Risk management in energy supply chains

  • Science and policy of climate change

  • Weather / Climate / Water risk management