Energy Security Group

Chair: William F. Martin
Staff: Judith Kipper
January 1, 1998 - Present

The Energy Security Group meets regularly to discuss policy options for the United States, Japan, and the international community on a broad range of energy security issues including nuclear proliferation and energy, global warming, energy supply and demand, and the science and technology which has a direct impact on energy security. The Energy Security Group has been funded by the Japan Atomic and Industrial Forum (JAIF) since 1995. The Forum has established an Energy Security Group in Japan as well.

Publications

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Energy Security Group: Iran's Nuclear Intentions - Is a Deal with Russia an Option?

Speakers:

James Timbie, U.S. Department of State, Charles Ferguson, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Judith Kipper
March 27, 2006

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Energy Security Group: Perspectives on International Energy Developments and Security of Supply

Speaker:

Helge Lund, Statoil

Presider:

Judith Kipper
November 8, 2005

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Energy Security Group: How Oil Prices Impact Global Energy Security

Speaker:

Adam Sieminski, Deutsche Bank Securities

Presider:

Judith Kipper
October 6, 2005

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Roundtable Meeting

Non-Proliferation Challenges Facing the United States

Presider:

William F. Martin, Chairman, Washington Policy & Analysis, Inc.

Speaker:

Jerald Paul, Principal Deputy Administrator for National Security, U.S. Department of Energy
May 25, 2005

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Making the World Safe for Nuclear Energy

Presider:

Charles Ferguson

Speaker:

Daniel Poneman
February 25, 2005

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Winning the Oil Endgame: Profitable Energy Security by Mobilizing American Innovation

Presider:

William F. Martin, Chairman, Washington Policy & Analysis, Inc.

Speaker:

Amory B. Lovins, Chief Executive Officer, Rocky Mountain Institute
September 23, 2004

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Current Proliferation Changes

Presider:

Daniel Poneman, The Scowcroft Group

Speakers:

Paul Longsworth, U.S. Department of Energy, Robert Joseph, National Security Council, William F. Martin, Washington Policy and Analysis, Inc., Susan Eisenhower, Chairman of the Eisenhower Institute, C. Robinson
April 29, 2004

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

The Future of Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Policy Options for Japanese-American Cooperation

Presider:

Daniel Poneman

Speakers:

Akiko Fukushima, National Institute for Research Advancement, Kuniko Suzuki, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Jun Tsubouchi, Yamanashi University, Shunji Yanai, Embassy of Japan, Shuzaburo Takeda
November 12, 2003

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Japan's Regional and Economic Challenges

Presider:

William Rogers, Arnold and Porter

Speaker:

Taro Aso, Diet
May 1, 2003

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

The North Korean Nuclear Challenge: Roundtable Discussion of Policy Options

Presider:

Daniel Poneman
January 27, 2003

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

A Japanese Perspective on Disarmament

Presider:

William F. Martin, Washington Policy and Analysis, Inc.

Speaker:

Kuniko Inoguchi, Sophia University
October 30, 2002

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Impact of the World Summit on Sustainable Development

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speaker:

Jonathan Lash
September 26, 2002

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: Nuclear Issues After September 11

Speaker:

Yvegeny Velikhov, Russian nuclear physicist
October 9, 2001

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

Japan and the United States Prospects for a Comprehensive Energy Policy

Commentator:

Brian Malnak, Robert McNally

Speaker:

Tokio Kanoh, Member, Japanese Diet and Secretary General, LDP Comprehensive Energy Policy Committee
May 3, 2001

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Global Warming Policy

Presider:

Daniel Poneman, The Scowcroft Group

Speaker:

David G. Victor
January 29, 2001

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

New Challenges in Arms Control and Nonproliferation

Presider:

Robert F. Ellsworth, President, Robert Ellsworth & Company

Speaker:

Rose E. Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nonproliferation and National Security, U.S. Department of Energy
June 15, 1999

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Exploring the Caspian Sea Region

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speakers:

Rosemarie Forsythe, Mobil Corporation, Bruce O. Riedel, National Security Council
June 9, 1999

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Study Group Meeting

United States and Japan Cooperation: Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speakers:

Yoichi Fuji, Japan Atomic Energy Commission, Edward D. Arthur, Los Almos National Laboratory
April 12, 1999

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Sanctions and Energy Security

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speakers:

Peter E. Bass, U.S. Deppartment of State, Hiroto Ishida, Japanese Energy Group
December 14, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

South Asia

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speaker:

Gary Samore, National Security Council
June 23, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

Change and Challenge in Global Energy

Presiders:

Judith Kipper, Robert A. Manning

Speaker:

Peter Davies, BP-Amoco
June 23, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

Caspian Sea Hydrocarbon: Development Opportunities and Challenges

Presider:

Judith Kipper

Speaker:

Ray Leonard, Amoco Kazakhstan Petroleum Company
April 17, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

The Impact of the Kyoto Conference

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speakers:

Stuart E. Eizenstat, U.S. Department of State, Yoshihiko Sumi, Kansai Electric Power Company
April 13, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.

General Meeting

Japan's Energy Policy and Programs

Presider:

William F. Martin

Speaker:

Tomihiro Taniguchi, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan
January 6, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.