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    Risks of Falling Gas Prices

    Nick Timiraos talked about his Wall Streetl Journal article, “Gas at $3 Carries Rewards--and Risks,” on the potential threat of lower gas prices to the nation’s energy…

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    Book Discussion on Law of the Jungle

    Paul M. Barrett talked about his book, Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win. br/ He spoke in the…

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    After Words with Ken Silverstein

    Ken Silverstein talked about his book, The Secret World of Oil, a behind-the-scenes look at the key figures and corruption in the international oil industry. Mr. Silverstein…

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    European Energy Reliance on Russia

    State Department officials and scholars testified at a hearing on Europe’s energy reliance on Russia. Other topics included U.S. and EU roles in strengthening Ukraine and helping…

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    Newsmakers with Gary Doer

    Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer talked about the politics of building the 1,700-mile Keystone XL Pipeline and Canadian proposals that would follow other routes to get Canadian oil to markets…

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    Iraqi Politics and Security

    Panelists from the Obama and George W. Bush administrations talked about Iraqi politics and the regional influence of Iran and Syria. Topics included Iraq’s parliamentary…

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    European Union Summit Closing News Conference

    Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in Brussels with European Commission President Jose…

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    Crude Oil Export Ban

    Energy and climate change experts testified on the advantages and disadvantages of lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports.

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    Federal Oil and Gas Revenues

    Frank Rusco talked about his office’s report that highlights concerns about how the federal government collects revenues from oil and gas companies drilling on federal lands. In…

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    Mexico's Energy Market

    Panelists talked about the Mexican government’s decision to open its country’s energy sector to private investment for the first time in 75 years. The constitutional…

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    Historic Prices of Oil

    Brett Anderson talked about the price of oil throughout the years. br/ He was interviewed in Cushing, Oklahoma, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the American oil…

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    Energy Security 40 Years After the Oil Embargo

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke about energy technology and policy changes on the 40th anniversary of the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil embargo. He…

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    OPEC Oil Embargo 40th Anniversary

    John Kingston talked by video uplink from New York City about the 40th anniversary of the 1973 OPEC oil embargo. In 1973, in response to U.S. support to Israel in the Yom Kipper War,…

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    Oil Prices and Middle East Unrest

    John Hofmeister talked about the recent rise in oil prices due to Middle East instability, especially Syria and Egypt. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    James Woolsey on Energy and National Security

    Former Central Intelligence Agency Director James Woolsey outlined the national security implications of U.S. dependence on oil and the importance of alternative energy resources. He…

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    Energy Policy and Gas Prices

    John Felmy talked about rising gas prices, oil and gas tax credits, the Keystone pipeline; and climate change proposals. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Book Discussion on Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia

    Thane Gustafson talked about his book, Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia, in which he looks at how Russia’s unstable political and economic systems could impact…

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    Oil and Politics in the Persian Gulf

    Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, where a law dictating the use of oil profits had yet to be finalized and tensions continued…

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    State of Oil Companies

    John Hofmeister discussed the economics of gas prices and the future of the oil industry. With gas prices on the rise again, many consumers have questioned the record profits of the…

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    Oil Production in Iraq

    Panelists talked about oil production and distribution in Iraq, as well as challenges facing the industry in post-war Iraq. Iraq’s crude oil production had been recovering,…

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