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Bulk electricity pricing in restructured markets : lessons for developing countries from eight case studies (English)

In 1992, the World Bank's Board of Directors approved a set of good practice principles for the power sector. In the light of the 1992 Board decision and given the continuing efforts of countries around the world to reform their sectors in line with these principles, the Bank saw substantial value in surveying and reporting on the experiences of both developed and developing countries with the process. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17616 FEB 28, 1997

Bates, Robin W.; London Economics (Consultants)

Power sector reform in developing countries and the role of the World Bank : paper presented at the 16th Congress of the World Energy Council, Tokyo, October 8-13, 1995 (English)

This paper addresses the World Bank's rationale for the new emphasis on power sector assistance, as it has developed in the last five years. The paper discusses the experience of the Bank with the sector and the main objectives for sector reform, the expected benefits of reform, the formulation of the Bank's policy in this area, the principles and elements of reform, and the methodologies of bringing about reform. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17615 SEP 30, 1996

Adamantiades, Achilles G.; Besant-Jones, John E.; Hoskote, Mangesh

Natural gas trade in Asia and the Middle East (English)

This report explores the economic and technical potential for expanded gas trade to benefit developing countries in Asia and the Middle East; it reviews the region's resource base and gas markets and then discusses viable schemes, elaborating some key issues and principles for formulating gas trade projects. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 16246 SEP 30, 1996

Kubota, Shigeru

Regulation of petroleum product pricing in Africa - a proposed system based on studies of four Sub-Saharan Countries (English)

This paper presents a general industry structure model and discusses the conditions that require price controls. It then examines the African petroleum product industry, as price controls are frequently needed there because of the limited competition. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17608 AUG 31, 1996

Wright, Patrick A.

Regularizing informal mining - a summary of the proceedings of the international roundtable on artisanal mining (English)

Artisinal mining is the most primitive type of mining, characterized by individuals or groups exploiting deposits - usually illegally - with the simplest equipment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17479 APR 30, 1996

Barry, Mamadou [editor]

The commercialization process in exploration and production agreements (English)

The Africa Gas Initiative (AGI) is an effort to promote development and trade in natural gas in the countries along West Africa's coastline from the Senegal River to South Africa. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17628 NOV 30, 1995

Shirazi,Mohsen Disclosed

Appropriate restructuring strategies for the power generation sector : the case of small systems (English)

This paper focuses on the point that the net gains from restructuring a power sector in a small system may in some circumstances be small or even nonexistent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17636 MAY 31, 1995

Bacon, Robert

Regional oil and gas workshop - Tokyo, Japan : report on workshop findings and follow-up activities (English)

The Regional Oil and Gas Workshop in Tokyo held in June, 1994, successfully identified the assistance needs of selected countries of Eastern Europe, Russia, and Asia in implementing privatization and restructuring programs as a means of improving efficiency and enhancing resource mobilization, securing needed financing for oil and gas investments, and evaluating the potential for oil and gas trade within the Asia region. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17637 MAY 31, 1995

Wolman, Paul

Submission and evaluation of proposals for private power generation projects in developing countries (English)

This report has been prepared to help governments of developing countries address some of the constraints that have impeded development of private power generation projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17639 APR 30, 1994

K & M Engineering and Consulting Corporation (USA)

Power supply in developing countries: will reform work? proceedings of a roundtable (English)

The roundtable discussion addresses five power sector reform issues in developing countries. 1) The role of governments to improve the performance of power sectors. 2) Commercializing state-owned power utilities and making them accountable to the standards of capital markets. 3) Introducing competition into the sector in order to improve sector performance. 4) Making regulation of power market incentive-based and applying regulation transparently by an independent agency. 5) Using private sector investment, technology, and expertise to develop and reform power sectors. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17638 NOV 30, 1993

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Bulk electricity pricing in restructured markets : lessons for developing countries from eight case studies (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 17616 Departmental Working Paper
Power sector reform in developing countries and the role of the World Bank : paper presented at the 16th Congress of the World Energy Council, Tokyo, October 8-13, 1995 (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 17615 Departmental Working Paper
Natural gas trade in Asia and the Middle East (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 16246 Departmental Working Paper
Regulation of petroleum product pricing in Africa - a proposed system based on studies of four Sub-Saharan Countries (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 17608 Departmental Working Paper
Regularizing informal mining - a summary of the proceedings of the international roundtable on artisanal mining (English)
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APR 30, 1996 17479 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The commercialization process in exploration and production agreements (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 17628 Departmental Working Paper
Appropriate restructuring strategies for the power generation sector : the case of small systems (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 17636 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Regional oil and gas workshop - Tokyo, Japan : report on workshop findings and follow-up activities (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 17637 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Submission and evaluation of proposals for private power generation projects in developing countries (English)
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APR 30, 1994 17639 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Power supply in developing countries: will reform work? proceedings of a roundtable (English)
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NOV 30, 1993 17638 Departmental Working Paper