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John Conti, Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator John ContiPrint-friendly PDF
Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator
E-mail: john.conti@eia.gov
Phone: (202) 586-6351
Fax: (202) 586-0329
Room: 2H-027
U.S. Energy Information Administration
1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20585


John Conti was appointed Deputy Administrator and named Acting Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on September 1, 2017.

As the second-in-command at EIA and the agency's top career official, John is involved in all aspects of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policy-making, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. He works closely with the Administrator to provide overall leadership, planning, and direction for the agency. EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices. EIA also prepares analyses and special reports on energy topics of current interest.


Previously, John Conti was the Assistant Administrator for Energy Analysis and analyzed energy supply, demand, and prices including the impact of financial markets on energy markets; prepared reports on current and future energy use; analyzed the impact of energy policies; and developed advanced techniques for conducting energy information analyses. John also managed the planning and execution of EIA's analysis and forecasting programs to ensure that EIA models, analyses, and projections met the highest standards of relevance, reliability, and timeliness.

Before taking over as Assistant Administrator, John was the Director of the Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, a predecessor organization to the Office of Energy Analysis. John returned to EIA in 2002 when he was appointed to the Senior Executive Service to become the Division Director for the International, Economic, and Greenhouse Gases Division of OIAF, where he was responsible for EIA's greenhouse gas program, macroeconomic forecasts and analyses, and international energy projections and analyses.

Between 1992 and 2002, John worked in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Policy and International Affairs, where he worked on a number of energy policies issues, including various National Energy Plans, greenhouse gas mitigation plans, and restructuring of the electric power industry. John served in various roles, including operations research analyst; Deputy Director, Office of Economic Analysis and Competition; and Acting Director, Office of Electricity and Natural Gas Analysis.

From September 1980 to 1992, John worked for EIA in the Offices of Energy Markets and End Use; Oil and Gas; and Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternative Fuels, focusing on economic analysis of the refinery and electric power sectors and integrated forecasting activities, including the development of EIA's National Energy Modeling System (NEMS).

John has an M.S. in management and policy sciences and a B.A. in economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.