Energy governance in China's SOEs: a city level look at how massive refineries and petrochemical plants respond to regulation in energy efficiency
The PhD midterm review seminar provides an opportunity for PhD scholars to give an update on the progress of their doctoral research and to receive feedback from beyond their supervisory panel.
This PhD project is a city level study of regulation. It looks at the regulation of energy efficiency in giant Chinese state-owned enterprises operating in refining and petrochemicals. Using the framework of regulatory theory, the project studies the factors that affect energy efficiency regulation in these state-owned enterprises in three Chinese cities.