Articles in media

Complete CV

LaBelle, Michael, A political life extension for nuclear power, Budapest Business Journal, Vol 24.18, Sep. 30 – Oct 13, 2016

LaBelle, Michael and Moles Grueso, Sergi. “CSOK housing support could help build energy efficiency, Budapest Business Journal, Vol. 24.3, Feb. 12-16, 2016

LaBelle, Michael. “Hungary and Russia Create Gas Deal at Ukraine’s Expense,” Natural Gas Europe, September 29, 2014.

LaBelle, Michael. “Inter-European Gas Wars: Europe’s Pursuit of Energy-Cide.” Natural Gas Europe, May 15, 2014.

LaBelle, Michael. “Russia to Benefit from CEE, SEE ‘War of Independence’ against Western European Owned Utilities.” Natural Gas Europe, March 10, 2014.

LaBelle, M. “The War of Energy Independence: Central and South East Europe warms to Russian dependency” Natural Gas Europe, Oct. 3, 2013.

“No Nabucco, No Problem.” Natural Gas Europe, July 29, 2013.

LaBelle, M. “The Risks for Shale Gas in Europe: Technology and Avoiding the Frackenstein Label” Natural Gas Europe, Feb. 26, 2012.

LaBelle, M. “Nabucco’s bubble bursts,” Natural Gas Europe, Jan. 22, 2012.

LaBelle, M. “Baker Study on Geopolitics of European Shale Gas Fails to Rise,” Natural Gas for Europe, Aug. 2, 2011.

LaBelle, M. “Shale Gas Offers Diversity Over Game Playing,” Natural Gas for Europe, May 17, 2011.

“Nabucco Pipeline Delayed Again,” quoted in the Prague Post, May 18, 2011, by Contiguglia, Cat. Prague

LaBelle, M. “The Winning Edge in Europe’s Southern Gas Corridor,” Natural Gas for Europe, April 25, 2011.

LaBelle, M. “AGRI: Another Gas Acronym and White Elephant for CEE?” Natural Gas for Europe, October 10, 2010.

LaBelle, M. “Hungary’s Dual Monarchy turns into Dual Pipelines.” Central European University, Energy Security Blog, February 3, 2010.

Kaderják, P and LaBelle, M. “Towards a Regional CEE Market,” Platts: Power in Europe, issue 483, McGraw Hill, September 11, 2006.

 ‘The Role of Gas in the Future Energy Mix‘ Economic Forum, Krynica Zdroj, Poland, Sep. 9 – 11, 2015
‘The Role of Gas in the Future Energy Mix‘ Economic Forum, Krynica Zdroj, Poland, Sep. 9 – 11, 2015

Quotes in Media

Platt, Hayley. Moscow’s Bid for New Gas Bridgehead, Reuters, March 6, 2015.

Than, Krisztina, and Michael Kahn. “Pipeline Politics: New Gas Route Revives Russian Rivalry with West.” Reuters. February 24, 2015.

Overdorf, Jason. “Russia Could Put a Deadly Freeze on Ukraine This Winter.” GlobalPost, October 9, 2014.

Kahn, Michael, and Vera Eckert. “EU-Russia Gas Duel Deepens with Slovakia Supply Cut,” October 1, 2014.

CEU On Point with Michael LaBelle, 2014.

Spence, Timothy. “Winter Gas Supply Crunch in Europe Unlikely, Experts Say.”, September 25, 2014.

Posaner, Josh. “Audit Office Slams Slow Progress on Polish Shale.” Natural Gas Daily, Interfax, January 14, 2014.

Buckens, Marie-Martine. “Energy Market: Two Main Camps Emerging: Interview with Michael LaBelle, Assistant Professor, Central European University Business School, Budapest.” Europolitique. October 28, 2013.

Natural Gas Europe. “No Nabucco, No Problem.” Natural Gas Europe, July 29, 2013.

“Bulgaria Leaves Little Room for Further Power Price Cuts,” quoted in Reuters, March 4, 2013, by Kahn, Michael

“Low Demand, Weak Prices Hit New CEE Power Plant Projects | Reuters.” Reuters, March 11, 2013, by Kahn, Michael

“Poland Wages War on Efforts to Save the Climate,” quoted in Spiegel Online, December 21, 2012, by Stonington, Joel

“EC raids regional energy firms,” quoted in the Prague Post, Oct. 12, 2011, by Contiguglia, Cat.

“East Europe nuclear plans lose investors,” quoted in Reuters, January 26, 2011, by Ilie, Luiza. Bucharest

LaBelle, M. “Hungarian Presidency prioritises energy security,” Personal interview, The Prague Post, November 17,2010, by Cillian O’Donoghue

“Energy investors seek power projects in SE Europe,” quoted in Reuters, June 1, 2010, by Ilie, Luiza. Bucharest

“Russia’s Oil Spat with Belarus,” quoted in Reuters News, January 5, 2010, by Baldwin, Chris.  London

“Central Europe, Balkans better set for gas crisis,” quoted in Reuters News, November 9, 2009, by Michael Kahn and Anna Mudeva, Prague/Sofia.

“Czech-Slovak power merger shows region the way,” quoted in Reuters News, September 30, 2009, by Michael Kahn and Kwok W. Wan, Prague/London.

“Balkans must ease controls to draw energy investors,” quoted in Reuters News, September 23, 2009, by Ivana Sekularac, Belgrade.

LaBelle, M. “Independence of regulators is the most important issue,” (Bulgarian) Personal interview, UTILITIES Magazine, Uconomics, Sophia, Bulgaria, April 2007.