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Introduction. Tapping Global Energy Stocks: Energy Security Challenges For The European Union And China

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This is the introduction chapter of the book, which analyzes the effects of competition for access to oil and gas resources among the main global consumer countries and its implications for the security of energy supplies of the EU and China. The book also analyzes domestic energy demand and supply patterns, policies to increase energy efficiency, and the prospects for the exploitation of renewable energy resources. The aim of the book is to give insights into both the geopolitical and domestic aspects of EU-China energy relations in order to understand where the possibilities and impediments for cooperation and competition lie. The EU is a net importer of energy due to the combination of high consumption, few resources, and little domestic production. The chapter presents an overview of other chapters of the book are organized.

Keywords: China's energy security issues; European energy companies; renewable energy



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