European energy security

Client/Funding Institution

Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank


The project analysed the current status and the medium-term perspective of EU total primary energy supply, the role of Russia, other CIS countries, as well as Persian Gulf and north and west African countries for energy supply and transit, focusing on oil and gas. The main objective of the study was to analysed EU efforts in diversifying its energy product mix and its energy suppliers and prospects for increasing energy efficiency and decreasing energy consumption.


January 2008 - November 2010

wiiw team Leader

Peter Havlik

wiiw Staff

Vasily Astrov

Project Partners

Gerhard Mangott, Franz Eder

Keywords: energy security, energy efficiency, energy consumption, energy policy, oil, gas, Russia, European Union

Countries covered: Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, CIS, European Union, Libya, MENA, Russia, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Research Areas: Sectoral studies