Freelance profile

Simon Pirani

I write mainly about business, finance and politics in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. I have a specialist knowledge of the gas sector, and am a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (natural gas programme). I have published an academic monograph on Russia in the 1920s and other academic articles. I contribute to specialist publications such as Institutional Investor, Emerging Markets newspaper, Trade Finance, Project Finance and industry journals such as Gas Matters. I occasionally cover emerging markets more generally, and have undertaken major research projects for NGOs. Information at

Contact details:

Street: 42 Ennis Road
Region/nation: London
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: 020 8333 2152
Fax: 020 8333 2152
Mobile: +44 7947 031268


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ReporterRates: Reporter
ResearcherRates: Researcher
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
Feature writerRates: Print media
TranslatorRates: Translation
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  • Business and commerce
  • Energy/oil
  • Politics
  • Current affairs
  • Foreign affairs and overseas

Major clients:

  • Euromoney/Institutional Investor
  • Economatters/Gas Matters
  • Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Emerging Markets newspaper
  • Energy Focus

Profile last updated: 2008-04-09 19:13:06