2008 Energy Security Conference
On April 29–30, 2008, representatives from corporations, government, and academia convened in Washington, D.C. for NBR’s fourth annual Energy Security Conference, “Opportunities and Constraints: Prospects for Russian Oil and Gas Supply to Asia.” Participants examined a range of issues including the role of energy in Russia’s strategic vision, regional perspectives on Russia as a reliable energy supplier, and implications for U.S. policy in the region.
Energy Industry Recentralization: Key Players and Kremlin Politics
Mikhail Kroutikhin, RusEnergy
Central Asia: Energy Bridge to the East or Competitor?
Julia Nanay, PFC Energy
Russian Oil and Gas Supplies: Perspectives from China
Xia Yishan, China Institute of International Studies
Future Russian Energy Supply to Northeast Asia: A Japanese View
Yoshikazu Kobayashi, Institute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ)
Russian Oil and Gas Supplies: Perspectives from South Korea
Ji-Chul Ryu, Korea Energy Economics Institute
Commentary presentation on “Russia’s Strategic Vision”
Andreas Goldthau, RAND Corporation
Commentary presentation on “Russia’s Eastern Energy Program”
Matthew Sagers, Cambridge Energy Research Associates