Many great upcoming and recent events have been happening with the BPC Energy Project. As always, if you have any questions or would like to speak with someone affiliated with the Energy Project, do not hesitate to call 202-641-6209 or send me an email.
Hurricane Sandy and Energy Infrastructure. This coming Monday, June 17, the Bipartisan Policy Center will host Thomas King from National Grid U.S. and Christopher Baldwin from the Hess Corporation to discuss what they learned from Hurricane Sandy and what we can do to better prepare for the hurricane season already underway this year. We’ll begin at 10:30AM at the National Press Club. Members of the public and press are invited to attend; online registration is available here. Join the conversation on Twitter – @BPC_Bipartisan, @HessCorporation, @nationalgridus, #BPCEnergy, #sandy
Cybersecurity and the Electric Grid. As you may know, BPC announced last month a new initiative that combines the expertise of two projects – Energy and Homeland Security. In a recent blog post, we pose some questions we hope to address through this initiative. Join the conversation on Twitter – #cybersecurity, #BPCGrid
New Geopolitics of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Earlier this week, BPC Senior Fellow Pete Domenici convened the first of four discussion series on the changing geopolitics due to the gas and oil boom. Co-sponsored by David Goldwyn of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC, the event drew a crowd of more than 200 attendees to hear Senator Lisa Murkowski, Ed Morse (Citibank), Paul Sankey (Deutsche Bank), Katherine Spector (CIBC World Markets), Luis Giusti (CSIS), Carlos Pascual (U.S. Dept. of State), Dan Yergin (IHS), Adam Sieminski (EIA), Bennett Johnston (Johnston & Associates), and Robin West (PFC).
If you missed the event, you can watch an archived video; review the Storify compiling the event’s Tweets; or read articles by Peter Behr of E&E, Jen Dlouhy of Fuel Fix, Mary Duenwald of Bloomberg View, Nick Snow of Oil and Gas Journal, or Herman Wang of Platts.
The next event in the discussion series will be held in late July; check back here in the coming weeks for more details.