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2013 Pacific Energy Summit Working Papers

To inform plenary sessions and prompt thought-provoking discussion, the organizers of the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit on "Forging Trans-Pacific Cooperation for a New Energy Era" commissioned five policy papers from top experts in the field. Download the papers in PDF format at the links below.


Energy-Efficiency Policies in the Asia-Pacific: Can We Do Better?
Tilak K. Doshi, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore
Nahim Bin Zahur, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Implications of North American LNG Exports for Asia’s Pricing Regime
Shahriar Fesharaki, FACTS Global Energy

Forging a New Trans-Pacific Energy Trade: Opportunities and Challenges
Mikkal E. Herberg, The National Bureau of Asian Research; University of California, San Diego

The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship and the Growing Role for Asia
James Slutz, Global Energy Strategies LLC

Social License to Operate: How to Get It, and How to Keep It
Brian F. Yates, SNC Lavalin Environment
Celesa L. Horvath, Ventus Development Services Inc.

Asian Investments in North American Energy Resources

Drawing on data from James Slutz’s working paper for the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit, this interactive infographic details the fifteen primary oil and gas investment transactions in the United States and Canada involving an Asian investor or buyer. Click the image.

In partnership with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit on “Forging Trans-Pacific Cooperation for a New Energy Era” convened top policy, industry, and experts in Vancouver, Canada, on April 2-4, 2013, to explore what is needed to realize the full potential for more integrated energy trade and investment between Asia and North America. Learn more.

In advance of the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit in Vancouver, Mary Alice Haddad (Wesleyan University) discussed her research on environmental politics in China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea and the implications for other countries in the Asia-Pacific. Read "Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia: Lessons Learned for North America."

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