Natural Gas

International Natural Gas Workshop Speaker Presentations

Thursday, August 23, 2012
9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
U.S. Department of Energy Forrestal Building and via video conferencing
presentations provided below

About the workshop

  • The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Analysis conducted a workshop focusing on the international natural gas market as it exists today (with an emphasis on the European and Asian markets), and the outlook for the international natural gas market in the future.
  • See speakers and presentations below.
Welcome and Introduction from EIA Administrator  
Session 1: International Natural Gas Market Overview
  • Global Gas Markets: Pulling in Opposite Directions at the Same Time
    Benjamin Schlesinger, Benjamin Schlesinger and Associates, LLC
  • PDF
  • International Natural Gas Pricing: A Challenge to Economic Modeling
    James T. Jensen, Jensen Associates
  • PDF
    Session 2: European Natural Gas Outlook
  • European Gas Market Outlook
    Howard V Rogers, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • PDF
  • European Gas Market Outlook
    Thierry Bros, Societe Generale
  • PDF

    Session 3: Asian Natural Gas Outlook

  • Asian Natural Gas: A Softer Market is coming
    Robert Smith, FGE Dubai
  • PDF

    Session 4: LNG Exports and the Future International Natural Gas Market

  • Dale Nesbitt, Deloitte
  • A Discussion of U.S. LNG Exports in an International Context
    Kenneth B Medlock, III, Rice University
  • PDF
  • Impact of U.S. LNG on International Gas Prices
    Philip Q Hanser, The Brattle Group
  • PDF
    Speaker Biographies PDF
    Dale Nesbitt biography PDF
    Please contact Angelina LaRose, at if you have any questions regarding this workshop.