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Charles Constantinou

Contributor since: 05 Nov 2012

Charles Constantinou

Mr. Constantinou is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science. After 34 years of service with the United Nations (1961-1995), he retired as Chief of the Energy Program at UN Headquarters in New York, where he authored numerous reports for the UN Economic & Social Council, the General Assembly and various Energy Committees as well as publications such as the annual World Economic Survey.

He organized several international seminars and symposia on world oil and natural gas demand & supply, petroleum refineries, exploration & development policies and relations between oil importing and exporting countries, as well as electric power, coal, new and renewable sources of energy and non-conventional sources, such as oil shales, tar sands and heavy oils.

Since his retirement, he has been active as a consultant to the United Nations for a study on The World Oil Situation & Prospects and the organization of a Natural Gas Seminar in China, the Government of Cyprus on oil & gas exploration and private investors in oil and gas from Cyprus & Long Island, New York.

Mr. Constantinou currently serves as the Chief Director of Global Energy Operations at Equis Trading Inc. Headquarters in New York City, providing strategic consulting services with particular reference to shale gas trends and prospects and its effect on conventional natural gas and oil and economic growth.

Latest articles from Charles

  • USA Energy Independence: Sense or Nonsense

    Published 05 November 2012 | viewed 5,516 times

    The USA became a net importer of oil after World War II due to the accelerated rate of economic growth based on low cost energy,…

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