Last SCOR publications

Energy

Petroleum Refining and Insurance part I - Crude Oil Refining: a constantly evolving industry
Refining can be considered by many as a mature and stable industry but it has changed drastically…
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Assurance des éoliennes terrestres
The present report gathers the different presentations of the Matinée Décennale, and is organized in two parts:…
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Drilling through salt
In recent years, an increasing number of oil and gas projects involving drilling through salt have been…
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The risks and challenges of renewable energy in a fast changing environment
In recent years, the insurance industry has seen an increasing number of requests for all kinds of…
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Water, a key industrial resource at the crossroads of risks and opportunities
SCOR Global P&C through its Large Corporate Risks Unit, Business Solutions, organized a seminar on Water Management…
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Macondo: the disaster that changed the rules
The Deepwater Horizon accident has led to a re-evaluation of deepwater drilling procedures. New regulations have been…
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The study of solar eruptive phenomena has progressed over the centuries from scholarly recordings of astronomical events,…
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Electricity markets in fast-growing economies face different challenges than those in more mature markets. Mature markets with…
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All disasters are said to follow a cyclical pattern referred to as the disaster cycle. The cycle…
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Power grids, road maps, and river streams are examples of infrastructural networks which are highly vulnerable to…
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A Carrington-level, extreme geomagnetic storm is almost inevitable in the future. While the probability of an extreme…
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Unconventional gas development (UGD) is examined from a risk-perception perspective. Drawing on the risk literature, recent opinion…
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The Outlook for Energy is ExxonMobil’s long-term view of our shared energy future. We develop the Outlook…
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This report aims to provide a framework for understanding the potential for changes in the energy mix…
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This paper builds and implements a multifactor stochastic volatility model for the latent (and unobservable) volatility of…
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We investigate the concept of systemic risk in the energy market and propose a methodology to measure…
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Ce document de travail comprend un état des lieux et des scénarios de prévision de la demande…
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Ensuring energy security has been at the centre of the IEA mission since its inception, following the…
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This report provides an overview of the different uses of nanotechnology in Europe in the fields of…
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Deloitte has recently launched an Energy & Resources Enterprise Risk Management Benchmark Survey for the Europe, Middle…
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Sea transport of natural gas in the form of hydrate pellets is a new technological approach. Introducing…
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Using a unique, hand-collected data set on hedging activities of 150 US oil and gas producers, we…
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This paper highlights the development of oil and gas in the various countries in the region and…
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Rapid developments in the energy industry have focused public attention on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, more…
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Peak Oil refers to the future peak of world oil production and its impact on the economy.…
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We provide, and perform a risk theoretic statistical analysis of, a dataset that is 75 percent larger…
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We analyze the optimal insurance coverage for high severity-low probability accidents, both from theoretical and applied standpoints.…
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Starting from the standard analysis of accident theory, this paper shows that determining the first-best level of…
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This paper addresses U.S. nuclear liability exposures from the perspective of suppliers providing products or services to…
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This paper addresses the many inquiries American Nuclear Insurers receives about nuclear liability exposures and coverages outside…
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La production d’électricité au moyen de l’énergie nucléaire est une activité dont on ne peut ignorer les…
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Triggered by the recent inquiries into the Fukushima nuclear disaster, this article reflects on the challenges of…
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The purpose of this publication is to gather in one volume the English translations of the major…
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Living in the vicinity of nuclear power stations : a specific perception and acceptance of related risks…
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This dissertation focuses on risk perception and risk communication in nuclear emergency management and in particular on…
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Japan’s 2011 natural disasters were accompanied by a devastating nuclear disaster in Fukushima. This paper used cross-country…
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This paper presents the practical application of concepts, and some methods of risk analysis, to check the…
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This renewable energy resource assessment released by the Energy Department details the potential to develop electric power…
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This study analyzes the uncertainty in the amount of electricity supply in solar power generation because actual…
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Wind energy is among the most relevant types of renewable energy and plays a vital role in…
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Transaction costs are major challenge to moving forward toward low-carbon economic growth, as new technologies or policies…
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The core objective of this project was to develop a sufficiently large database to allow statistically significant…
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In recent years, many countries have implemented policies to incentivize renewable power generation. In this paper, we…
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High wind energy penetration critically challenges the economic dispatch of current and future power systems. Supply and…
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This report sets out the conclusions from the joint DECC and Ofgem Offshore Transmission Coordination Project, and…
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This report highlights the role of rare earths in green energy. The latter are increasingly rare and…
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Anthropogenic carbon emissions lock in long-term sea-level rise that greatly exceeds projections for this century, posing profound…
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This report examines current and potential future impacts of recent climate trends on the U.S. energy sector.…
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This non-technical summary presents the findings and recommendations from the project called ‘Analysis of institutional adaptability to…
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While the electric power sector is generally a focus of attention in the context of discussions on…
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Climate change may have significant impacts on the generation of electricity, including from thermal power plants. It…
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Climate change is causing an increase in many types of extreme weather. Heat waves are hotter, heavy…
The World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR) provides a reality check of the current situation and trends…
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