National Capital Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics

Speaker Presentations


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2012 Presentations

  • December 14th Lunch

    Distributed Generation Grid Reliability and the Associated Economics
    Fred Jennings, Managing Director, Black & Veatch, Management Consulting Division

  • November 16th Lunch
    The Dodd-Frank Act and the Changing Architecture of Energy Markets
    B. Salman Banaei, Counsel to CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton
    Presentation Unavailable
  • October 19 Lunch
    Winter Fuels Outlook
    Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
  • September 21 Lunch
    The Social Cost of Energy
    Michael Greenstone, Senior Fellow & Director, The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institute,
    3M Professor of Environmental Economics, MIT
    Presentation Unavailable
  • July 20 Lunch
    Innovative Options for Financing Clean Energy
    Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy
    Presentation Unavailable
  • June 22 Lunch
    Energy Costs and Presidential Politics
    Kevin Book, Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners LLC
  • June 5 Happy Hour and Discussion
    Career Management and Transitions
    Dana Sullivan, Senior Associate with Korn/Ferry International
    Presentation Unavailable
  • May 24th Lunch
    Power Generation & Environmental Regulations: Scenarios to 2035
    Francisco de la Chesnaye, Electric Power Research Institute
  • April 28th
    Issue Seminar - Natural Gas Market 101
    Benjamin Schlesinger, President of Benjamin Schlesinger and Associates, LLC
    Presentation Unavailable
  • April 20th Lunch
    Presentation Request: Send email to: ezindler(at)
    U.S. Renewable Generation Outlook
    Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • April 3 - 16th Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference
    Tight Oil - Possibilities, Challenges, and Policy Implications

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    Audio Download
    (1 hr 35 min)
    Introduction, Opening Remarks, and Panel 1 Discussion

    Neelesh Nerurkar, Energy Specialist, Congressional Research Service;
    President, NCAC-USAEE

    Opening Remarks
    Frank Verrastro, Senior VP and Director, Energy & National Security Program, CSIS
    Presentation Slides

    The Tight Oil Revolution: Technology Advances, Resource Size and Location of Plays
    Moderator: Michael Schaal, Director, Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels Analysis, Energy Information Administration. Presentation Slides
    Tyler Van Leeuwen, Project Manager, Advanced Resources International
    Presentation Slides
    Hill Vaden, Senior Analyst, U.S. Upstream Research, Wood McKenzie
    Presentation Slides
    Brenda Pierce, Program Coordinator, Energy Resources Program, U.S. Geological Survey
    Presentation Slides

    Infrastructure Challenges: Transportation, Refining, and Natural Gas Processing Needs
    Audio Download (1 hr. 30 min)
    Moderator: Ben Schlesinger, President, Ben Schlesinger Associates
    Matt Marshall, Manager, Energy Analysis, Bentek Energy
    Presentation Slides
    Sarah Emerson, President, Energy Security Analysis Incorporated
    Presentation Slides
    Don Santa, President & CEO, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
    Presentation Slides

    The Promise of Energy Independence: Challenges and Myths
    Timothy Dove, President & COO, Pioneer Natural Resources
    Presentation Slides, Audio Download (55 min)

    Economic, Political and Environmental Issues
    Moderator: Peter Rosenthal, Vice President Strategies & Fundamentals, Constellation Energy
    Lou Pugliaresi, President, Energy Policy Research Foundation
    Presentation Slides
    Ivan Sandrea, President, Energy Intelligence Group
    Presentation Slides
    Yusuke Kuwayama, Fellow, Resources for the Future

    Wrap-up – Policy Implications
    Audio Download (1 hr. 55 min)
    Video (27 min)
    Jason Bordoff, Associate Director for Energy and Climate Change, White House Council on Environmental Quality
    Don Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California (USC) Energy Institute, and William M. Keck, Chair in Energy Resources
  • March 16
    Iran and the Oil Market - Discussion
    Patrick Clawson, The Washington Institute of Near East Policy (Presentation Unavailable)
    Jamie Webster, PFC Energy Presentation Slides
  • February 14 - Annual Dinner
    Dr. John Deutch, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Presentation Unavailable)
    Dr. Deutch's new book (Oct. 2011), The Crisis in Energy Policy
  • January 28
    Issue Seminar – Electricity Markets 101
    William Booth, EIA Office of Energy Statistics (Presentation Unavailable)
  • January 18
    U.S. Gas Market Impact of LNG Exports
    Tom Choi, National Practice Leader - Gas, Deloitte