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Cambodia Oil & Gas Briefing Notes

#17:

Rockets and Feathers? Petroleum Product Price Movements, August / September 2009

#16:

 Getting Petroleum Products to Market, June 2009

#15:

 Country Experience with Petroleum Revenue Funds, Part 2, March 2009

#14:

 Country Experience with Petroleum Revenue Funds, Part 1, January 2009

#13:

 Petroleum Revenue Funds, Part 2,October 2008

#12:

 Petroleum Funds,Part 1, June 2008

#11:

 Refining Crude Oil, Part 2, May 2008

#10:

 Refining Crude Oil, Part 1, April 2008

#9:

 Contracts for Petroleum Development, Part 3, February 2008

#8:

 Contracts for Petroleum Development, Part 2, November 2007

#7:

 Contracts for Petroleum Development, Part 1, October 2007

#6:

 Country Experience with EITI, Part 2, August 2007

#5:

 Country Experience with EITI, Part 1, July 2007

#4:

 Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), June 2007

#3:

 Avoiding the Resource Curse, May 2007

#2:

Oil & Gas: A Blessing or a Curse?,  April 2007

#1:

 Introduction to Oil & Gas, March 2007
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Energy Issues
1999Gas market development in Brazil - how gas-fueled power plants can operate in Brazil ' s hydro dominated system, Vol. 1 of 1, No. 17.
1999Commercialization of Marginal Gas Fields, No. 16.
1999Cleaner Transportation Fuels for Air Quality Management, No. 13.
1999Gas Market Development in Brazil: How Gas-Fueled Power Plants Can Operate in Brazil's Hydro Dominated System,No. 17.
1996International Roundtable on Natural Gas Trade, No. 8
1995

Deregulation and Reform of Petroleum Markets, No.6

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ESMAP Publications
Sub-Saharan Africa (AFR) 
2005The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Low Income Countries and on the Poor. ESMAP Formal Report 299/05. (English, 2005) (162832 bytes)
2005The Vulnerability of African Countries to Oil Price Shocks: Major Factors and Policy Options. The Case of Oil Importing Countries. ESMAP Formal Report 308/05. (English, 2005) (304073 bytes pdf)
2005Alleviating Fuel Adulteration Practices in the Downstream Oil Sector in Senegal, ESMAP Technical Paper 059.
2004Nigeria LP Gas Sector Improvement Study, ESMAP Technical Paper 056.
2004Mourad Belguedj, Nigeria Strategic Gas Plan, Report 279.
2003Sub-Saharan Petroleum Products Transportation Corridor: Analysis & Case Studies--ESMAP Technical Paper 033
2003Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline in Oil Importing Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa,The Case of Tanzania Action Plan, ESMAP Technical Report Number 039/03.
2003Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline in Oil Importing Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa,The Case of Ethiopia Action Plan, ESMAP Technical Report Number 038/03.
2003Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline in Oil Importing Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, The Case of Mali Action Plan, ESMAP Technical Report Number 041/03. (French).
2003Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline in Oil Importing Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa,The Case of Mauritania Action Plan, ESMAP Technical Report Number 041/03. (French).
2001First World Bank Workshop on the Petroleum Products Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 19-22, 1998, Report No. 245.
2001Africa Gas Initiative, Report No. 240/01 (Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Mourad Belguedj
2000Africa Regional – Commercializing Natural Gas: Lessons from the Seminar in Nairobi for Sub-Saharan Africa and Beyond, Report No. 225/00.
1997Africa Regional – Commercialization of Marginal Gas Fields (English), Report No.201/97.
1995Republic of South Africa – Options for the Structure and Regulation of Natural Gas Industry (English), Report No. 172/95.
East Asia And Pacific (EAP)
2003Vietnam - Petroleum sector technical assistance for the revision of the existing legal and regulatory framework, Vol. 1 of 1
2001Petroleum Fiscal Issues and Policies for Fluctuating Oil Prices in Vietnam, Report No. 236.
South Asia (SAR) 
2003Access of the Poor to Clean Household Fuels in India, ESMAP 263-03, June. (pdf 31 kb)
2001Pakistan Clean Fuels, ESMAP Report No. 246/01, Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon
2000Improving Urban Air Quality in South Asia by Reducing Emissions from Two-Stroke Engine Vehicles. Masami Kojima, Carter Brandon, and Jitendra Shah
Europe And Central Asia (ECA) 
2001Central Asia and the Caucasus – Cleaner Transport Fuels for Cleaner Air in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Report No. 242/01.
1998Poland – Natural Gas Upstream Policy (English and Polish), Report No. 206/98.
1997Kazakhstan – Natural Gas Investment Study, Volumes 1, 2& 3, Report No. 199/97.
1996Bulgaria – Natural Gas Policies and Issues (English), Report No. 188/96.
Middle East And North Africa (MNA) 
1999Morocco – Gas Development Plan Phase II (French), Report No. 210/99.
1998Morocco – Natural Gas Pricing Study (French), Report No. 209/98.
Latin America And The Caribbean (LAC) 
2006Paraguay: Reforma del Sector Hidrocarburos (Spanish Only). ESMAP Enhanced Report 319/06.
2005Comparative Study on the Distribution of Oil Rents in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
2005Estudio Comparativo sobre la Distribución de la Renta Petrolera en Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú
2004Energy Policies and the Mexican Economy, ESMAP Technical Paper 047.
2002Ecuador: Programa de Entrenamiento a Representantes De Nacionalidades Anazónicas en Temas Hidrocarburíferos
2002LAC Regional -Latin America and the Caribbean Refinery Sector Development Project, Volume 1 (pdf .5 mb), Volume 2, and Volume 3 (pdf .5 mb)
2002LAC Regional - Population, Energy and Environment Program (PEA) Comparative Analysis on the Distribution of Oil Rents, ESMAP Technical Paper no. 20 (Spanish, ESMAP Technical Paper no. 27)
2001Bolivia – Oil Industry Training for Indigenous People: The Bolivian Experience, Report No. 244/01.
2001México – Energy Environment Review, Report No. 241/01.
1999Sub Andean – Environmental and Social Regulation of Oil and Gas Operations in Sensitive Areas of the Sub-Andean Basin – (English and Spanish), Report No. 217/99.
1998LAC Regional – Harmonization of Fuels Specifications in Latin America and the Caribbean (English and Spanish), Report No. 203/98.
1997Brazil – Hydro and Thermal Power Sector Study, Report No. 197/97.
1997LAC Regional – Elimination of Lead in Gasoline in Latin America and the Caribbean (English and Spanish), Report No.194/97.
1997LAC Regional – Elimination of Lead in Gasoline in Latin America and the Caribbean - Status Report (English and Spanish), Report No. 200/97.
1996Bolivia – Preparation of Capitalization of the Hydrocarbon Sector, Volumes 1& 2, Report No. 191/96.
Global 

2008

Coping with Oil Price Volatility, Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon, Energy Security Special Report 005/08
2007Considering Trade Policies for Liquid Biofuels, Masami Kojima, Donald Mitchell, and William Ward
2006Coping with Higher Oil Prices, ESMAP report
2005Potential for Biofuels for Transport in Developing Countries, ESMAP Report No. 312/05.
2005Crude Oil Price Differentials and Differences in Oil Qualities: A Statistical Analysis, ESMAP Technical Paper 081
2004Petroleum Revenue Management Workshop, ESMAP Technical Paper 051
2003Household Energy Use in Developing Countries: A multicountry study, Vol. 1 of 1
2003Cross-Border Oil and Gas Pipelines: Problems and Prospects, (pdf 38 kb)
2001International Experience with CNG Vehicles, ESMAP Newsletter 24062.
2001Undeveloped Oil and Gas Fields in the Industrializing World, Report No. 239/01.
1999Global Energy Sector Reform in Developing Countries: A Scorecard, Report No. 219/99.
1999Increasing the Efficiency of Gas Distribution Phase 1, Case Studies and Thematic Data Sheets, Report No. 218/99.
1997Commercialization of Marginal Gas Fields, ESMAP 201/97, Masami Kojima
Knowledge Exchange Series
2006How are Developing Countries Coping with Higher Oil Prices? Knowledge Exchange Series, No. 6, Robert Bacon and Masami Kojima
Technical Papers
2006

Experiences with Oil Funds, Robert Bacon and Silvana Tordo, Report 321/06

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Extractive Industries for Development Series (Oil & Gas publications only)
2010Rockets and Feathers: Asymmetric Petroleum Product Pricing in Developing Countries by Robert Bacon and Masami Kojima, Extractive Industries for Development Series #18
2010Environmental Governance in Oil-Producing Developing Countries: Findings from a Survey of 32 Countries managed by Eleodoro Mayorga Alba, Extractive Industries for Development Series #17
2010Expenditure of Low-Income Households on Energy: Evidence from Africa and Asia by Robert Bacon, Soma Bhattacharya, and Masami Kojima, Extractive Industries for Development Series #16
2010Petroleum Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Analysis and Assessment of 12 Countries by Masami Kojima with William Matthews and Fred Sexsmith, Extractive Industries for Development Series #15
2009

Changes in CO2 Emissions from Energy Use: A Multicountry Decomposition Analysis by Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon, #11
Supplementary graphs on sectoral analysis for 21 countries 

2009Government Response to Oil Price Volatility: Experience of 49 Developing Countries by Masami Kojima, #10
2009Changing Patterns of Household Expenditures on Energy: A Case Study of Indonesia and Pakistan by Robert Bacon, Soma Bhattacharya, and Masami Kojima, #6
2009Changes in End-User Petroleum Product Prices: A Comparison of 48 Countries by Masami Kojima, #2
2009Vulnerability to Price Increases: A Decomposition Analysis of 161 Countries by Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon, #1
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Global Gas Flaring Reduction Reports
2005Gas Flaring Reduction Projects: Framework for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Baseline Methodologies, Report No. 6 (Revised)
2004Flared Gas Utilization Strategy: Opportunities for Small-Scale Uses of Gas, Report No. 5 (pdf 668 kb)
2004A Voluntary Standard for Global Gas Flaring and Venting Reduction, Report No. 4 (pdf 344 kb) (English, French, Russian, Spanish)
2004Regulation of Associated Gas Flaring and Venting: A Global Overview and Lessons from International Experience, Report No. 3
2003Kyoto Mechanisms for Flaring Reductions, Report No. 2
2003Report on Consultations with Stakeholders, Report No. 1
2003Workbook for Small-Scale Utilization of Associated Gas
2002Development Outreach magazine: "Special Report on Global Gas Flaring," Fall 2002
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Manuals
2001Investing in People (paid publication)
2001LP Gas Business: Guidelines for Good Business Practices in the LP Gas Industry
1998Doing Better Business through Effective Public Consultation and Disclosure
1998Integrating Social Concerns into Private Decisionmaking – A Review of Corporate Practices in the Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors, World Bank Discussion Paper No. 364. (paid publication)
1997

Procurement of Crude Oil/Petroleum Products

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Other Related Publications Authored by World Bank Group Staff
2011National Oil Companies and Value Creation--A WB Study
2009Sub-Saharan Africa Refinery Study by Eleodoro Mayorga Alba with ICF International
2008"Biofuels: Big potential for some...but big risks too" by Masami Kojima, Development Outreach, October 2008
2008National Oil Companies and Value Creation--A WB Study
2005Reducing Air Pollution from Urban Transport (Companion Report), June 2005 (Condensed version)
2005Reducing Air Pollution from Urban Transport, Ken Gwilliam, Masami Kojima, and Todd Johnson
2004Republic of Lebanon Hydrocarbon Sector Strategy Study
2003Pakistan: Oil and Gas Sector Review
2002Measurement of Mass Emissions from In-Use Two-Stroke Engine Three-Wheelers in South Asia, available at www.sae.org, Masami Kojima et al,
2002The Role of LP Gas in Meeting the Goals of Sustainable Developmentor contact us, Mourad Belguedj
2002Petroleum Revenue Management in Developing Countries,Charles McPherson
2001Coordinating Environment, Transport, and Energy Policies for Cleaner Air, Pollution Management In Focus #10, December, Masami Kojima and Magda Lovei
2001Transport Fuel Taxes and Urban Air Quality, Pollution Management In Focus #11, December . (pdf 381 kb), Ken Gwilliam, Robert Bacon, Masami Kojima and Kseniya Lvovsky
2001West Africa LPG Market Development Studyor contact us,.Mourad Belguedj
1999“LPG Market in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Hydrocarbon Engineering, Vol. 4 , No 9, October, Mourad Belguedj
1998The Africa Gas Initiative," Hydrocarbon Engineering, Vol. 3, No 5, May, Mourad Belguedj
1998“Sub-Saharan Countries Take the Initiative and Reap the Benefits,” World Gas Yearbook, Mourad Belguedj

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Selected Environmental Assessments
1998Chad -Chad Cameroon – Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project – misc. volumes.
1994Bangladesh - Gas Infrastructure Development Project: Environmental and SafetyAssessment Report.
1994Kazakhstan - Uzen Oil Field Project: Uzen Environmental Assessment of Rehabilitation Strategies
1994

Russian Federation - Second Oil Rehabilitation Project: Environmental Impact Assessment

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Viewpoints
2008Oil Price Risks: Measuring the Vulnerability of Oil Importers, Robert Bacon and Masami Kojima, Note No. 320
2006Phasing Out Subsidies: Recent Experiences with Fuel in Developing Countries, Robert Bacon and Masami Kojima, Note No. 310
2006Managing Resource Rents. The Special Challenges in Post-conflict Countries, Robert Bacon and Silvana Tordo, Note No. 302
2004Gas Flaring and Venting: A Regulatory Framework and Incentives for Gas Utilization, Sascha Djumena, Franz Gerner, and Bent Svensson, Note No. 279
2004Crude Oil Prices. Predicting Price Differentials Based on Quality, Robert Bacon and Silvana Tordo, Note No. 275
2003Leapfrogging Technology—Cost-Effective Solution for Pollution in Developing Countries?, Masami Kojima, Note No. 254, (pdf 48 kb)
2001Petroleum Taxes – Trends in Fuel Taxes (and Subsidies) and the Implications, Robert Bacon, Note No. 254
2001Abuses in Fuel Markets: How to Protect Consumers and Public Health, Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon, Note No. 240
2001Emission Control: Privatizing Vehicle Inspection and Reducing Fraud in Mexico City, Masami Kojima and Robert Bacon, Note No. 237
1999The 1996-97 Gas Price Review in Argentina, Andres Gomez Lobo, Note No. 181
1999Private Participation in the Transmission and Distribution of Natural Gas – Recent Trends, Ada Karina Izaguirre, Note No. 176
1999A Scorecard for Energy Reform in Developing Countries, Robert Bacon, Note No. 175
1999Trends and Markets in Liquified Natural Gas, Rob Shepherd, Note No. 182
1998Competition in the Natural Gas Industry, Andrej Juris, Note No. 137
1998Development of Competitive Natural Gas Markets in the United States, Andrej Juris, Note No. 141
1998Gas Reform in Ukraine: Monopolies, Markets, and Corruption, Laszlo Lovei, Note No. 169
1998International Gas Trade – The Bolivia-Brazil Gas Pipeline, Peter Law and Nelson de Franco, Note No. 144
1998Natural Gas Markets in the United Kingdom, Andrej Juris, Note No. 138
1998World Bank Guarantees for Oil and Gas Projects, Scott Sinclair, Note No. 15

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World Bank Discussion Papers
2000Liquefied Natural Gas in China: Options for Markets, Institutions, and Finance, WDP 414, 2000
1998Integrating Social Concerns into Private Sector Decisionmaking: A Review of Corporate Practices in the Mining, Oil, and Gas Sectors,(paid publication) WDP 384, 1998. (paid publication), Aida Davy and Kathryn McPhail
1997The Demand for Oil Products in Developing Countries, WDP 359, 1997. (paid publication), Dermot Gately and Shane S Streifel
1995

Reforming the Energy Sector in Transition Economies: Selected Experience and Lessons, WDP 29, .Dale F. Gray

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World Bank General Papers
2010The Future of Natural Gas in Southeast Europe by Franz Gerner (online version, requires javascript)

2008

Biofuels: Big potential for some...but big risks too, Masami Kojima and Irina I. Klytchnikova. Development Outreach

2008

Implementing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Applying Early Lessons from the Field
2007Yemen - A natural gas incentive framework, Franz Gerner and Silvana Tordo
2006Connecting Residential Households to Natural Gas: An Economic & Financial Analysis, Franz Gerner and Scott Sinclair, World Bank, Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid, Working Paper No. 7.
2005Environmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala, January 2005.
2004Public and Private Sector Roles in the Supply of Gas Services in Developing Countries: Operational Guidance for World Bank Group Staff
2002Promoting Clean Household Fuels Among the Rural Poor: Evaluation of the Deepam Scheme in Andra Pradesh, Rajakutty, S; M. Kojima; V. Madhava Rao; Jayalakshmi; D.P.R. Reddy; Suman Chandra; V. Annamalai; and Nageseshna of NIRD
2000Cleaner Transport Fuels for Cleaner Air in Central Asia and the Caucasus, English Edition. (paid publication), Magda Lovei, Masami Kojima, and Robert Bacon
1999Natural Gas: Private Sector Participation and Market Development. (paid publication)
1997Phasing Out Lead from Gasoline in Central and Eastern Europe: Health Issues, Feasibility, and Policies. (paid publication)
1996Natural Gas Trade in Asia and Middle East Shigeru Kubota
1996Regulation of Petroleum Product Pricing in Africa - a Proposed System Based on Studies of Four Sub-Saharan Countries (Vol.1), Patrick Wright
1995Deregulation and Reform of Petroleum Markets, Eleodoro Mayorga Alba
1995International Roundtable on Natural Gas Trade
1993

Natural Gas in Developing Countries: Evaluating the Benefits to the Environment. (paid publication)

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World Bank Policy Research Working Papers
2011Who Uses Bottled Gas?Evidence from Households in Developing Countries,  WPS 5731
2001Management of Oil Windfalls in Mexico: Historical Experience and Policy Options for the Future, WPS 2592.
2001Regulatory Reform in Mexico's Natural Gas Industry: Liberalization in the Context of a Dominant Upstream Incumbent, WPS 2537.
2000Investment in Natural Gas Pipelines in the Southern Cone of Latin America WPS 2315.
2000Risk Shifting and Long-Term Contracts: Evidence from the Ras Gas Project WPS 2469.
1996Uncertainty and the Price for Crude Oil Reserves, WPS 1655.
1995Energy Price Increases in Developing Countries: Case Study of Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia. Turkey, and Zimbabwe, WPS 1442.
1995

Legislative Frameworks Used to Foster Petroleum Development, WPS 1420.

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World Bank Technical Papers
2001Breathing Clean: Considering the Switch to Natural Gas Buses, WTP 516, Masami Kojima.
2001

Urban Air Quality Management: Coordinating Transport, Environment, and Energy Policies in Developing Countries: WTP 508, Masami Kojima, Magda Lovei

1999Privatization of the Power and Natural Gas Industries in Hungary and Kazakhstan, WTP 451.
1998Successful Conversion to Unleaded Gasoline in Thailand, WTP 410, 1998. (paid publication)
1998Phasing Out Lead from Gasoline: Worldwide Experience and Policy Implications,WTP 397. (paid publication)

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World Bank Working Papers
2011National Oil Companies and Value Creation by Silvana Tordo with Brandon Tracy and Noora Arfaa, World Bank Working Paper Series #218.
2009Petroleum Exploration and Production Rights: Allocation Policies and Design Issues by Silvana Tordo with David Johnston and Daniel Johnston. View electronic version. Click here to purchase a hard copy. World Bank Working Paper Series #179.
2007

Fiscal Systems for Hydrocarbons, Silvana Tordo. World Bank Working Paper Series #123

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