Europe’s Water Policies a Mess says London School of Economics

 

Water prices going up?  

Snow, but not enough water in Europe!

You may think Europe has enough clean water. After all, they get a bunch of snow every year! But, that doesn’t mean they have enough good old H2O …

As the planet struggles with the fair distribution of clean water for all, and the cleaning of dirty water, it’s inevitable!  In Europe, they have a problem that must be dealt with immediately.

IX Power’s expert on all things Europe, Dr. Edward (Ned) Swan, has found another interesting article to share on the topic of the coming price of water.

Please visit the London School of Economics & Political Science blog   

The High Costs of Free Water

Although communities pay to have water IX Power Clean Waterdelivered to them, the actual WATER has been FREE thus far. But maybe not for long. Take a look at this story that Dr. Ned Swan, U.K. Managing Director and International General Counsel at IX Power Ltd found recently. It really does make you think … click below …

The High Costs of Free Water

Be sure to visit Dr. Swan’s LINKEDIN Group “Water Market” for other news . . . 

Dr. Edward Swan, IX Power

Dr. Edward Swan, IX Power

IX Power Master Class: the Energy Business & Bribery Legislation

From time to time, informative and educational papers written by executives at IX Power are added to the IX Power Blog under the heading of IX Power Master Class.  Recently Edward (Ned) Swan, JD, PhD, added an interesting piece on bribery legislation that’s a “must read” for everyone in the energy industry.

Dr. Edward (Ned) Swan is an expert in energy policy, law and regulation. He is chairing two conferences for the Oil & Gas industry in London in November.

To read the entire piece, visit our “Resources” page or click here.

Dr. Swan is U.K. Managing Director and International General Counsel at IX Power Ltd, and a leading international expert and advisor on energy policy, law and regulation. He will be chairing and speaking at two conferences in London in November: “Understanding, Negotiating and Drafting Oil and Gas Industry Contracts.” and Joint Ventures & Other Collaboration Agreements for the Oil & Gas Industry.

IX Power’s Ned Swan to Chair and Present at Oil & Gas Conferences in London

In addition to fostering the development and widespread use of new and better technologies for safe and clean energy and water, the IX Power team is sharing their expertise at conferences worldwide.

IX Power’s Dr. Edward (Ned) Swan is Chairing two conferences on Oil & Gas in London in November.

On the immediate horizon, Dr. Edward (Ned) Swan, International General Counsel for IX Power, LLC, will be chairing and speaking at two conferences in London, November 26, and November 29-30, 2012.  Sponsored by Falconbury’s Oil & Gas Contract School, the first is “Understanding, Negotiating and Drafting Oil and Gas Industry Contracts.” The November 29-30 conference is titled Joint Ventures & Other Collaboration Agreements for the Oil & Gas Industry.”  Both conferences will be held at the Hilton London Paddington Hotel.

Dr. Swan is U.K. Managing Director and International General Counsel at IX Power Ltd, and a leading international expert and advisor on energy policy, law and regulation. He has been adviser to the European Commission, Council of European Energy Regulators, national governments, energy markets, energy traders, and major energy firms. He has also been a partner at three major international law firms, where he advised on all aspects of the energy business including contracts, joint ventures, concessions, production, refining, purchasing, shipping, trading, environmental issues and litigation. Ned is also a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law at University College London where he originated, and taught the LLM (Master’s degree) course in Regulation of Financial Markets. He is admitted to the New York and US Federal Courts, and is a member of the Energy Institute, and the UCL Energy Institute. The Legal 500 has praised… ‘Ned Swan’s impressive energy related work.’