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On Thursday, April 17, the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a lecture and discussion on Mexico’s energy reform featuring Center Fellow and former Pemex CEO Adrian Lajous, who provided an analysis of the ambitious opening up of the nation’s energy sector to foreign investment and the end of Pemex’s 75-year state oil monopoly.

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On February 25, 2014, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) and the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies hosted a roundtable on the implications of the U.S. crude oil export ban and the prospects for reform. The roundtable is part of a CGEP study on U.S. oil export policy, a collaboration with Trevor Houser of the Rhodium Group and Ken Medlock of the Baker Institute, which will be a comprehensive analysis of the economic and geopolitical implications of a shift in policy relative to the status quo. Energy leaders from government, industry, banking, and academia participated in a discussion of light tight oil production, refining economics, regulations, U.S. and international oil markets, and major avenues for industry and policymakers to respond to increasing domestic supply.

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On January 8, 2014, Peking University (Beida), Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and Columbia Law School hosted a workshop in Beijing on the potential for shale gas development in China. Leaders from business, government and academia from the U.S. and China participated. Topics included the geostrategic implications of the US shale gas boom, the status of shale gas development in China and a comparison of shale gas regulatory regimes in the two countries. The following document highlights some of the key points made by participants in the workshop.

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Speaking at the Center on Global Energy Policy, the Obama administration's lead statistician on energy yesterday said he is pushing the Energy Information Administration to be more relevant to everyday concerns and focus on "energy now"

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