- NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

Photo Gallery: Implications of North American Coal and Gas to Asia

Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (House of Representatives, United States) discusses the current state of global energy markets and considers the opportunities that exist for increasing North American energy exports to Asia.

Congressman Gene Green (House of Representatives, United States) highlights implications of the shale gas revolution in the United States for policy and markets.

Mikkal Herberg (NBR) shares key findings from both the Pacific Energy Summit and the Pacific Energy Forum.

Mikkal Herberg (NBR), Takashi Kume (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan), Romeo Pacudan (Renewable and Alternative Energy Department, Brunei National Energy Research Institute), Ayaka Jones (Energy Information Administration), and Samuel Tumiwa (Asian Development Bank) discuss opportunities for strengthening energy ties and environmental cooperation between North America and Asia.

Han Phoumin (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) engages with fellow panelists during moderated discussion.

Romeo Pacudan (Renewable and Alternative Energy Department, Brunei National Energy Research Institute) outlines how ASEAN is balancing the priorities of sustaining economic growth and meeting climate change goals and comments on the role that the United States can play in addressing this challenge.

Jeffrey Kupfer (Asia Society) moderates discussion on the challenge of balancing energy, economic, and environmental needs, given the ongoing role of coal in meeting Asia’s energy demand.

Beni Suryadi (ASEAN Centre for Energy) considers outlooks for energy demand growth in ASEAN.

Han Phoumin (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) outlines factors that drive coal consumption in East and Southeast Asia.

Armond Cohen (Clean Air Task Force) discusses the climate implications of continued coal use and the important role of technology in managing the environmental impact.

On June 30 to July 1, 2014, key stakeholders from around the world gathered in Seoul, South Korea, for the Pacific Energy Summit. The 2014 Summit explored what is needed to pursue complementary energy and environmental strategies and worked toward achieving the goal of a cleaner and more abundant energy future. Learn more.

The 2014 Pacific Energy Forum gathered leading experts from Asia, the United States, and Canada to assess the key policy questions that North America and Asia face in determining the future trans-Pacific energy relationship. Learn more about the Forum and read the 2014 Pacific Energy Forum Report: Pacific Energy Forum.


For more information about this initiative, please contact:

Clara Gillispie
Senior Director of Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs

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