About the Author
Dr. Samir Ranjan Pradhan is currently Senior Researcher at the Gulf Research Centre (GRC); a Dubai based premier independent policy research and consultancy organisation. He is a trained economist and obtained his M.Phil and Ph.D degrees from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
His main areas of research interests include: energy security in the perspective of international relations; national, regional and global dimensions of India's energy security; developments and changes in the global oil and gas market with special focus on India, Gulf and China; regional cooperation and energy security in Asia, and India's economic relations with West Asia in general and GCC in particular.
He has important national and international publications to his credit.