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Asia's Rising Energy and Resource Nationalism

2011 Energy Security Report Launch Event


On September 22, 2011, NBR and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation hosted a launch for NBR’s 2011 Energy Security Report "Asia’s Rising Energy and Resource Nationalism.” The launch convened senior policy and industry leaders, and Asia energy specialists for a discussion of the major risks emanating from Asia’s growing energy insecurity and opportunities to strengthen regional collaboration.

Event video is available below in three parts.

Topics included:

  • The connection between energy security concerns and state’s efforts to control major sea lanes
  • The impact of Asia's national oil companies on the competitive landscape of the oil industry
  • The emergence of rare earth elements as an arena for national competition, with perspectives from China and other regional powers
  • Japan’s evolving energy policies following Fukushima
  • Implications of Asia’s rising energy and resource nationalism for U.S. energy security and policymaking
  • Strategies for enhancing U.S. engagement with the Asia-Pacific


VIDEO I
Opening


Remarks on Asia’s approach to energy security and implications for U.S. policymaking

Senator Lisa Murkowski, State of Alaska (with introduction by Meredith Miller, NBR, and John W. Hempelmann, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)



FEATURED SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS


U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski
State of Alaska

U.S. Congressman Adam Smith
State of Washington

Edward Chow
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Bernard Cole
National Defense University

Craig Gannett
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Yufan Hao
University of Macau

Mikkal Herberg
The National Bureau of Asian Research

John W. Hempelmann
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Lara Iglitzin
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Meredith Miller
The National Bureau of Asian Research

Toshikazu Okuya
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan





VIDEO II
"Asia's Rising Energy and Resource Nationalism" (Panel)


Featured presentations include “Asia’s National Oil Companies,” “Rare Earth Minerals and Commodity Resource Nationalism,” and “Energy Resource Nationalism at Sea”

Mikkal Herberg, The National Bureau of Asian Research; Edward Chow, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Yufan Hao, University of Macau; Bernard Cole, National Defense University; Craig Gannett, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation; Toshikazu Okuya, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan






2011 ENERGY SECURITY CONFERENCE SPONSORS


Chevron

ConocoPhillips

ExxonMobil

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation

JOGMEC

VIDEO III
Remarks


Insights into China’s energy policies and U.S. engagement with China

Congressman Adam Smith, State of Washington (with introduction by Lara Iglitzin, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)





BACKGROUND ON NBR'S ENERGY SECURITY PROGRAM

Now in its seventh year, the Energy Security Program convenes top energy and geopolitical experts from industry, academe, and policy for an assessment of the developments taking place in Asian energy markets and their implications for geopolitics. To inform and strengthen the public policy dialogue, experts share insights and recommendations through a number of channels, including an invitation-only spring workshop, a public fall launch event, and NBR’s annual Energy Security Report.

Learn more about the Energy Security Program.


Read a Q&A with Yufan Hao (University of Macau) and Jane Nakano (CSIS) on Rare Earth Elements, Asia's Resource Nationalism, and Sino-Japanese Relations.



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Contact

For more information on the Energy Security Program or the 2011 Energy Security Conference, please contact:

Clara Gillispie
Project Manager, Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs
202.374.9767 eta@nbr.org