Workshop on Oil & Gas Markets and Climate Change Policy

Workshop on Oil & Gas Markets and
Climate Change Policy


Thursday, August 9

8:30 am
Welcome and Objectives for Workshop, Vicki Arroyo Cochran, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

8:45 am
"1998 All Over Again: Fossil Fuel Resources and Atmospheric Stabilization" (pdf) , Jae Edmonds, Professor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

9:30 am
"Oil and Gas Markets and Climate Change Policy: A Summary of the Recent EMF Model Comparison", Hillard Huntington, Energy Modeling Forum, Stanford University

10:30 Break

11:00 am
"Carbon Emissions and Petroleum Resource Assessments",  Alan Manne, Professor, Stanford University

12:00 Lunch

1:00 pm
"Do Resource Endowments Matter?" (pdf), John Reilly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:00 pm
"Analysis of Strategies for Reducing Multiple Emissions from Power Plants: Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Oxides, Carbon Dioxide and Mercury" (pdf), Andy Kydes, U.S. Energy Information Administration

3:00 Break

3:30 pm
"Future Oil and Gas Resources of the World - Unresolved Issues", Tom Ahlbrandt, Director, World Resources Group, U.S. Geological Survey,

4:30 pm
"Challenges and Concepts for Long Term Oil and Gas Supply Modeling" (pdf), Vello A. Kuuskraa, President, Advanced Resources International, Inc.

5:30 Discussion

6:00 Adjourn


Friday, August 10

8:30 am
"Oil and Gas Futures from a Historical Perspective" (pdf), Nebojsa Nakicenovic, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

9:30 am
"An Overview of the NAS study on automotive CAFE Standards", James Sweeney, Stanford University

10:30 Break

11:00 am
Panel: Advice to Modelers from Consumers of Economic Modeling Results
Chair: Everett Ehrlich, ESC Company

  • Keith Barnett, American Electric Power
  • Marc Chupka, Brattle Group
  • Brian Flannery, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
  • James Sweeney, Stanford University
  • Michael Toman, Resources for the Future
12:30 Lunch