The EU external energy policy has triggered heated debate among policymakers, regulators, academia and industrial stakeholders over recent decades. The gas sector has been of less interest to all these parties, because of its inertia and relative backwardness, compared to the electricity and renewable energy industries. However, since the Russia-Ukraine gas disputes, matters related to Euro-Mediterranean gas cooperation are back at the forefront of the energy agenda.
Alessandro Rubino, University of Bari
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI)