2015 Pacific Energy Summit
The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit, “Strengthening Markets for Energy and Environmental Security,” was held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from May 27 to 29. The Summit convened an exclusive group of 200 leaders from government, business, and research organizations to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and a changing climate.
From the Summit
2015 Summit Report
Media Wrap-Up: Audio and Featured Quotes
Summit Agenda (PDF)
Confirmed Speakers List (PDF)
Speaker highlights included:
Admiral Dennis Blair
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA;
NBR Board of Directors
CNOOC Energy Economics Institute
Beijing Energy Club
The National Bureau of Asian Research;
University of California, San Diego
Institute of Energy Economics
Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Chevron Asia Pacific Production and Exploration Company;
NBR Board of Directors
National Energy Administration
People’s Republic of China
Satya W. Yudha
House of Representatives, Indonesia
China Energy Research Society
The National Bureau of Asian Research serves as the Secretariat for the Pacific Energy Summit and was pleased to join the China Energy Research Society (CERS) in co-hosting the 2015 Summit in Beijing.
The Asia-Pacific is on the front lines of efforts to develop energy markets that can balance the goals of sustaining economic growth and protecting the environment. Decisive action is needed to strengthen policy frameworks across the Pacific region to encourage flexible, resilient, and diversified energy markets.
The 2015 Pacific Energy Summit explored innovative solutions to these challenges in a high-trust setting through discussion among senior policymakers, scientists, industry leaders, and researchers.
2015 Pacific Energy Summit Overview (PDF)
Pacific Energy Summit Brochure (PDF)
Admiral Dennis C. Blair
Former Director of National Intelligence;
Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA;
Member, NBR Board of Directors
Former Director General, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission;
Standing President, CERS
SUMMIT WORKING PAPERS
Enabling Clean Coal Technologies in Emerging Asia
Han Phoumin, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
Gas in Asia: From Regional Premium to Global Commodity?
Peter Hughes, global gas partners gmbh
Daniel Muthmann, global gas partners gmbh
China’s Market-Oriented Reforms in the
Energy and Environmental Sectors
An Bo, Asian Development Bank
Lin Weibin, China Energy Research Society
Zhou Aiming, Asian Development Bank
Zhou Wei, Asian Development Bank
One Hundred Years of Sino-U.S. Energy Cooperation
Chen Weidong, CNOOC Energy Economics Institute; Renmin University
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs (TEEA)
+1.202.347.9767 (Washington, D.C., USA)
RESEARCH AND RESULTS
Participants receive expert policy papers in advance of the Summit to frame and inform the panel discussions. These papers are distributed to key stakeholders in the region along with a final report summarizing key discussion points and findings. Briefings with key stakeholders and policymakers held in Washington, D.C., and Beijing further the Summit discussion and findings.
Securing Asia-Pacific prosperity through practical solutions to energy and environmental challenges
The Pacific Energy Summit convenes leaders from government, business, and research to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and a changing climate.
Bringing depth to high-level discourse
We facilitate frank exchange of information and perspectives by bringing together leading policymakers, industry representatives and research specialists in a high-trust setting.
Focus on market-based solutions
We are committed to practical and tenable approaches to energy and environmental challenges. The world needs realistic solutions based in an informed understanding of the economic and environmental needs of the region, and the Pacific Energy Summit strives to provide this essential foundation for a productive discussion.
Collaborative and interactive experience
We embrace the diverse expertise of all participants by encouraging dialogue before, during, and after the program itself. Participation is limited to ensure concrete discussions and a high-quality exchange of ideas and expertise.
Learn more about the Pacific Energy Summit.