Natural Gas

Trump promotes fossil fuels and assails pollution rules in energy plan

“Increasing domestic energy production has economic and geopolitical benefits, but strong and smart environmental protections are needed to clean up toxic waste and clean up the air we breathe, and those shouldn’t be partisan issues,” said Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.

“The U.S. coal industry has been in structural decline for decades, recently driven by things like weak global demand and cheap natural gas,” said Bordoff, a former director for energy and climate at the National Security Council under Obama. “And eliminating environmental rules protecting air and water is not going to bring those jobs back.”

Trump: Government should 'get out of the way' of energy industry

David Sandalow, a former U.S. undersecretary of energy, told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Thursday simultaneously saving the coal industry and boosting natural gas production could be difficult. "[Trump] said he's going to put coal workers back to work but hasn't told us how. And at the same time, he said he's going to increase hydraulic fracturing, which is the main reason that prices have gone down for natural gas and that's what put coal miners out of work," Sandalow said.

EIA International Energy Outlook 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Columbia Club 15 West 43rd St. New York, NY 10036

The Center on Global Energy Policy was pleased to host a presentation and discussion with Angelina LaRose, Office Director, Office of Integrated and International Energy Analysis at U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), on the EIA's International Energy Outlook (IEO2016). IEO2016 presented updated projections for world energy markets through 2040. After remarks and presentation by Ms. LaRose, there was a moderated discussion.

2016 Medium-Term Gas Market Report

Monday, June 20, 2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Columbia Club 15 West 43rd St New York, NY 10036

The Center on Global Energy Policy was pleased to host a presentation and discussion of the IEA Medium Term Gas Market Report 2016. Ms. Costanza Jacazio, Senior Gas Expert in the Gas, Coal and Power Division at the International Energy Agency presented the report after which there was a moderated discussion.

Pacific Rim Energy Trade and Economic Competitiveness in the Age of Shale Oil and Gas [Tokyo, Japan]

Thursday, April 7, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Institute of Energy Economics, Japan | Meeting Room, 11F
Inui Bldg. Kachidoki, 13-1, Kachidoki 1-chome, Chuo-ku
Tokyo, Japan

The Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) are jointly hosted a plenary conversation in Tokyo, Japan on Pacific Rim energy trade and economic competitiveness in the age of shale oil and gas.

Report: New York Clean Energy Transmission Summit

On February 4, 2016, the Center on Global Energy Policy and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid convened a conference on the role of New York’s high-voltage transmission grid in meeting the State’s clean energy goals.

2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Harvard Club of New York

On April 27, 2016 the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the 2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy and climate sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics.

Geopolitics of a Changing Gas Market

Jason Bordoff
Geopolitics
Natural Gas

Writing in Foreign Affairs, Jason Bordoff and Akos Losz discuss how, on the heels of the first ever large-scale shipment of LNG from the US lower 48 states, the new, burgeoning global gas market may well transform energy geopolitics in the years ahead.

The Role of US Shale in European Energy Security and Trade

Center on Global Energy Policy
Geopolitics
Infrastructure
LNG
Natural Gas
Oil

In Fall 2015, the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University convened a group of experts from academia, government, industry, nongovernmental organizations and research institutions for a roundtable in London to discuss the implications of the US shale oil and natural gas boom on European energy security and trade. The following document summarizes the event, which was held under Chatham House Rule, supplemented with information from a discussion document prepared for attendees.

BP Energy Outlook - 2016 Edition

Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

International Affairs Building, Room 1501

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the US-based release of the BP Energy Outlook - 2016 Edition with Group Chief Economist Spencer Dale. The BP Energy Outlook attempts to describe the "most likely" trajectory of the global energy system – based upon assumptions around economic and population growth as well as developments in policy and technology – as well as examining key uncertainties.

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