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23 - 25 April 2024
In person & on-demand recordingsOkura, Amsterdam

Dr Katja Yafimava
Senior Research Fellow at The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies


Dr. Katja Yafimava is a Senior Research Fellow at the OIES Gas Research Programme. She holds a D.Phil. in Geography and an M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies from Oxford University. Dr Yafimava’s main area of research at the OIES is EU regulation, including regulation of pipeline gas and LNG as well as regulation of decarbonisation, reflected in many OIES publications, including ‘EU solidarity at a time of gas crisis: even with a will a way still looks difficult’ (2023), ‘The TEN-E Regulation: allowing a role for decarbonised gas’ (2022), ‘Finding a Home for Global LNG in Europe: understanding the complexity of access rules for EU import terminals’ (2020), ‘Building New Gas Transportation Infrastructure in the EU – what are the rules of the game?’ (2018). Dr Yafimava is also the author of The Transit Dimension of EU Energy Security: Russian Gas Transit Across Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova (OUP 2011).

Dr Yafimava has been an expert at the UNECE Group of Experts on Gas since January 2015 and was an expert at the EU-Russia Gas Advisory Council during 2012-16. She has also written for Carnegie Moscow Center, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and Italian Institute of International Affairs (IAI) as well as commented for various international media.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside Chat: Is RePower EU making a difference? Is there a market left after regulations?