On February 14, EPRINC gave a presentation entitled “How the Game Has Changed – Infrastructure and the North American Petroleum Renaissance” to the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy.
In response to a 2009 request from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, the National Petroleum Council (NPC) reported earlier this month that oil production in North America could double by 2035—to 20 million barrels per day.
The second event in the EPRINC Embassy Series was held on January 29, 2013 at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. The event, LNG Exports From North America: Understanding the Policy Debate, featured presentations by Jim Jensen, Piotr Galitzine and David Montgomery, as well as commentary by Charles Ebinger and Michelle Michot Foss. EPRINC is grateful to the Russian embassy for its hospitality and support of this event and in particular would like to thank H. E. Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. and the Honorable Yury P. Sentyurin, State-secretary – Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.
On July 9, 2012 EPRINC held its inaugural Washington Energy Forum – EPRINC Embassy Series event at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. The event featured several presentations addressing refinery closures in the Northeastern United States (PADD 1) and strategies for improving crude oil transportation infrastructure as well as remarks by new EIA Administrator Adam Siemenski. EPRINC would like to thank the Canadian Embassy and Statoil for their generous support and assistance in launching this inaugural event.