Appearances

Conference organizers frequently ask economists from Economic Insight, Inc. to speak, and EII occasionally hosts conferences of its own. A list of recent appearances by EII senior economists follows:

 

• "Volatile Energy Prices", Energy Market Report Conference, Portland, October 12-13, 2000.

• On natural gas market issues, PBS, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, February 8, 2001.

• Speech for the Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities, annual meeting, Portland, November 15, 2001.

• Speech at the 7th International Conference on Northeast Asian Natural Gas Pipeline, Tokyo, December 3 to 5, 2001.

• Speech at a roundtable on electricity and gas markets for the Administrator and senior staff of the Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, May 2002.

• Speech for Law Seminars International, "Electric Power in the Southwest," Las Vegas, July 15, 2002.

• Lectures on Oil and Gas Industry Structure at Ernst & Young, Energy Conference, Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, September 2002 & 2003.

• Speech for Law Seminars International, “Enron’s Collapse and Energy Markets,” Seattle, September 12, 2002.

• Seminars on Gas Markets and Pricing, Centre for Management Technology, Singapore, September 2002 and March 2003.

• “Held Hostage: Arms and Infrastructure, Oil Development in Sudan and Chad,” Presentation at the IAEE annual conference, plenary session, Prague, June 2003.

• Presentation before the Western Energy Bar Association on the outlook for the natural gas market, San Francisco, February 11, 2005.

• Presentation on the outlook for energy prices for a conference on energy strategies for cities and counties, Santa Monica, May 16, 2005.

• Guest on the Ron Insana Show on CNBC, regarding oil prices, June and November 2005.

• Lecture at the University of Cambridge on “Storage and renewable energy resources in the new market environment,” Cambridge, U.K., February 20, 2006.

• Seminar at Columbia University on “Transaction costs in the energy industries,” March 7, 2006.

• Presentation and briefing on the oil industry for the U.S. Department of Energy’s energy emergency exercise “Dark Mountain” for Western state energy officials, Salt Lake City, June 2006.

• Lecture on “Energy Security and National Security,” Victoria University, Wellington New Zealand, February 2007.

• Presentation on “The Need for Hedging and Speculation in Retail Electric and Natural Gas Markets in New York State” at the Rutgers Advanced Workshop in Regulation and Competition’s 26th Annual Eastern Conference, Skytop, Pennsylvania, May 18, 2007.

• Presentation on European gas purchase contracts at the IAEE European conference in Florence, Italy, June 2007.

• Presentation on the prospects for a natural gas cartel at the IAEE Asian conference in Taipei, November 2007.

• Seminar for the Electricity Policy Research Group at Cambridge University, comparing oil supply costs and environmental impacts to the new battery technology in cars, March 3, 2008.

• Presentation on “How Oil from the North went South,” before the IAEE annual conference, Istanbul, June 20, 2008.

• Presentation before the Pacific Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Natural Gas Advisory Committee: “The Short and Long of Oil Prices,” Portland, August 15, 2008.

• Lectures on “Risk management in the oil industry,” Kula Lumpur, October 2008.

• Presentation on “The 2008 Financial Crisis,” before the IAEE Asia conference, Perth, October 29, 2008.

• Presentation on “Stockpiling to Contain OPEC,” before the IAEE 28th North American conference, New Orleans, December 4, 2008.

• Presentation on “Understanding Relative Energy Prices,” for U.S. Government employees, Arlington Virginia, February 28, 2009.

• Chair of plenary session on speculation and oil pricing at the IAEE international conference, San Francisco, June 23, 3009.

• Presentation, “Understanding the Modern Energy Market Structure” at the Argus Oil Market Regulation Summit 2009: Striking the Balance, Houston, October 21, 2009.

• Presentation, “The Status of Energy Markets,” at BPA’s Executive Session, Portland, November 4, 2009.

• Presentation, “Fat Tails and Fat Cats: When to be really scared in the market,” SMi Financial Modeling in the Oil and Gas Industry Conference, London, November 11, 2009.

 

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