Mayor Sylvester Turner Speaks At CERAWeek On Friday, Final Day

On the final day of CERAWeek, 3/15/2019, Hilton Americas Hotel, City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is interviewed by Daniel Yergin in a session entitled, "Creating Resilient Cities For The Future".  Mayor Turner noted that after hurricane Harvey, the operative word for Houston is not "rebuild", because the previous plan obviously did not work.  Rather,…

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CERAWeek, Thursday Highlights

We had a great day at CERAWeek yesterday.  For lunch we heard from Neil Chatterjee, FERC Chairman.  Neil's main message is his plan to make FERC, not only clear and transparent, but consistent.  Clear and consistent FERC policies across the nation. For dinner, we heard from Keith Alexander, Founder, IronNet Cybersecurity; and Taher Elgamal, Chief…

Press Release: DEPUTY SECRETARY BROUILLETTE MEETS WITH ESTONIA, LATVIA, AND LITHUANIA ENERGY OFFICIALS

March 14, 2019 HOUSTON, TEXAS – On Thursday, March 14, 2019 key officials from the U.S., Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, including Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, Minister of Energy Kadri Simson of Estonia, State Secretary Eriks Egilitis of Latvia, and Minister of Energy Zygimantas Vaiciunas of Lithuania, met on the sidelines of the 1st…

By The Numbers, 3/14/2019

The EIA published its Weekly Petroleum Status Report.  Here are some highlights.  All items are in millions of barrels per day except inventories, which is billions total.  Dates are defined as week ending averages, except utilization rate which is a four week ending average.  The full report can be found here. Item 3/8/19 3/1/19 Refinery…

Rick Perry Speaks At CERAWeek, March 13, 2019

Rick Perry spoke last night at the CERAWeek's evening dinner.  Perry states that the US is set to be the top oil exporter this year due to its innovation.  He congratulated the risk takers and business leaders in the room who have given the US the opportunity to assume this role. He continues to say…

Mike Pompeo Speaks At CERAWeek

Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, gave a keynote address last night at CERAWeek, Houston, Texas.  The Secretary says that the US is a model of successful government through its achievements as a global economic power. He continues by saying that our system works:  free trade, good laws, capitalism.  In conclusion, the Secretary stated that he…

CERAWeek, Tuesday Morning Highlights

Joe Kaeser, president of Siemens AG and Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit, get together over lunch to discuss a hot topic:  New World of Rivalries.  The theme is that the world has changed since the Cold War - it was once right or left, East or West. However now the world is a…

CERAWeek, Monday Afternoon Highlights

Senators Lisa Murdowski and Joe Manchin spoke with Daniel Yergin on Monday afternoon to talk about energy.  One point that Murdowski and Manchin agreed on is that energy should not be a politically dividing issue. It seems that, on the surface, the Democrats are against energy and for the environment; while Republicans are for energy…