http://www.nbr.org - NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

2012 Energy Security Workshop: Photo Gallery



Co-hosts Meredith Miller (The National Bureau of Asian Research) and Bryce Wakefield (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars) welcome participants to this year’s Energy Security Workshop. This is the third year that NBR and the Wilson Center have partnered on this event.


David Goldwyn (Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC) offers an overview of Asia’s energy security and the implications for geopolitics.


Mikkal E. Herberg (The National Bureau of Asian Research) introduces this year’s theme, “Oil and Gas for Asia,” and moderates all four panels.


John V. Mitchell (Chatham House) provides an overview of his working paper on Asia’s new role in global energy security, while James Clad (IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates) takes notes.


James Clad (IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates) and Jon B. Alterman (Center for Strategic and International Studies) discuss Asia’s emergence as the new demand center for oil in global markets, along with Mikkal Herberg (The National Bureau of Asian Research).


Sadanand Dhume (American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research), Sheila A. Smith (Council on Foreign Relations), Kent Calder (SAIS – Johns Hopkins University), Hao Yufan (Brookings/University of Macau), and Mikkal Herberg (The National Bureau of Asian Research) examine how major oil importers in Asia are responding in different ways to U.S. pressure on Iranian oil sanctions.


Sadanand Dhume (American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research) details India’s perspective on the Iran sanctions question, while Sheila A. Smith (Council on Foreign Relations) takes notes.


Philip Andrews-Speed (Transatlantic Academy, the German Marshall Fund of the United States), Michael Kugelman (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), and Erica S. Downs (Brookings) assess the overseas investment strategies of Asia’s national oil companies.


Philip Andrews-Speed offers insights from his working paper on Asia’s national oil companies.


Erica S. Downs (Brookings) engages on a discussion of the strategies of China’s national oil companies and the implications for energy security.


Nikos Tsafos (PFC Energy), Charles Ebinger (Brookings), Michihiro Kishimoto (Japan Oil, Gas, and Metals National Corporation), and Tomoko Hosoe (FACTS Global Energy) discuss the market outlook for LNG in Asia.


Tomoko Hosoe (FACTS Global Energy) and Mikkal Herberg (The National Bureau of Asian Research) engage in a discussion of Japan’s new energy environment and how this is shaping the market outlook for LNG availability and pricing.


Charles Ebinger (Brookings) and Michihiro Kishimoto (Japan Oil, Gas, and Metals National Corporation) discuss the implications of the shale gas revolution in the United States.



On January 25, Mikkal Herberg, Edward Lincoln, and Michael Wallace engaged key leaders from industry, research, and policy for an intimate and informed discussion of Japan’s new energy outlook in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Read a summary of the roundtable discussion.



On January 26, NBR’s Mikkal Herberg testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on how China's increasing demand for oil affects global energy security. Access his testimony and the hearing video.

For more information about the 2012 Energy Security Workshop or the Energy Security Program, please contact:

Clara Gillispie
Project Manager—Trade, Economics, and Energy Affairs
(202) 347-9767
eta@nbr.org