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JSPES, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Spring 2008)
pp. 85-98

Energy Security: What Does It Mean? And How Can We Achieve It?

Gawdat Bahgat

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

This article examines the diversification of energy mix as a strategy to enhance energy security. It surveys the world situation regarding natural gas, coal, nuclear power, and bio-energy and finds that although they make a significant contribution to the global energy mix, oil is likely to remain the leading source of energy.