Roundtable Series on Energy and National Security

Directors: Daniel P. Ahn, Adjunct Fellow for Energy, and Blake Clayton, Adjunct Fellow for Energy
January 1, 2011 - Present

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

The Threat of Bioterrorism: A Conversation with Nathan Myhrvold

Speaker:

Nathan Myhrvold, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Intellectual Ventures

Presider:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
November 18, 2014

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An EIA Perspective on the U.S. Energy Boom

Speaker:

Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Fellow for Energy and National Security, Council on Foreign Relations
April 11, 2013

This meeting is not for attribution.

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BP Outlook 2030: Focus on North America

Speaker:

Mark Finley, General Manager for Global Energy Markets and U.S. Economics, BP

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Fellow for Energy and National Security, Council on Foreign Relations
March 21, 2013

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The Persian Gulf and U.S. Energy Security

Speaker:

Gary G. Sick, Senior Research Scholar, Middle East Institute, Columbia University

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Fellow for Energy and National Security, Council on Foreign Relations
March 14, 2013

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Department of Defense Perspectives on U.S. Energy Security

Speaker:

James A. Baker, Principal Deputy Director for Strategic Plans and Policy (J5), Joint Chiefs of Staff

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Fellow for Energy and National Security, Council on Foreign Relations
February 13, 2013

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BP Statistical Review 2012: Trends and Projections for World Energy

Speaker:

Mark Finley, BP

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Council on Foreign Relations
June 29, 2012

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Prospects for U.S. Commercial Fusion Power

Speaker:

Stewart Prager, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Presider:

Daniel P. Ahn, Council on Foreign Relations
June 1, 2012

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Natural Gas for Transportation in the United States: Compressed Natural Gas vs. Electric Cars

Speaker:

Kevin Stork, U.S. Department of Energy

Presider:

Atul Arya, Council on Foreign Relations
May 7, 2012

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Oil in Russia and Central Asia: The Recent Evolution of Markets, Corporations, and Geopolitics

Speaker:

Carter Page, Global Energy Capital LLC

Presider:

Daniel P. Ahn, Council on Foreign Relations
April 17, 2012

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The Potential for Shale Gas in China

Speaker:

Trevor Houser, Rhodium Group

Presider:

Daniel P. Ahn, Council on Foreign Relations
April 13, 2012

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The Geopolitics of Natural Gas in Israel

Speaker:

Brenda Shaffer, University of Haifa

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Council on Foreign Relations
March 1, 2012

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Managing Oil Market Disruption in a Confrontation with Iran

Speakers:

David L. Goldwyn, Goldwyn Global Strategies, Robert McNally, The Rapidan Group, Afshin Molavi, New America Foundati

Presider:

Blake Clayton, Council on Foreign Relations
February 24, 2012

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Tight Oil Development in North America: Strategic and Policy Implications

Speakers:

James Burkhard, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Frank A. Verrastro, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Presider:

Atul Arya, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates
January 18, 2012

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Oil, Geopolitics, and the Arab Uprisings

Speaker:

Chakib Khlelil, Former Algerian Minister of Energy and Mines; Former President, OPEC

Presider:

Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
November 7, 2011

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Geopolitics and Energy Markets

Speaker:

Edward L. Morse, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities Research, Citigroup

Presider:

Daniel P. Ahn, Adjunct Fellow for Energy, Council on Foreign Relations
May 18, 2011

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Gas and Geopolitics

Speakers:

John Deutch, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Daniel H. Yergin, Cofounder and Chairman, Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Presiders:

Michael A. Levi, Council on Foreign Relations, Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations
January 19, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.