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June 1, 2015

EIA conference on current energy issues is two weeks away

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will hold its 2015 Energy Conference on June 15 and 16 in Washington, DC. This two-day event provides the opportunity to meet and network with energy analysts, decision makers, and EIA staff. Last year more than 900 people from industry, government, and academia attended EIA's conference.

Session topics include:

  • Effects of changing world oil prices: production, economy, and geopolitics
  • North American energy markets
  • The role of emerging electricity storage technologies
  • Natural gas: domestic and global markets
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: power and methane
  • Developments in hydrocarbon gas liquids markets
  • Electricity distribution markets in the 21st century
  • Energy by rail and water
  • Energy infrastructure needs and options
  • New data in residential and commercial energy consumption

Government keynote speakers include:

  • Dr. Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy
  • Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Secretary of Energy, Mexico
  • John Hoeven, U.S. Senator

Industry keynote speakers include:

  • Matthew K. Rose, Executive Chairman, BNSF Railway Company
  • Harold Hamm, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Continental Resources
  • JB Straubel, Co-Founder and CTO, Tesla Motors

Monday features a post-session reception where participants can network and see demonstrations of EIA products and tools, including the redesigned International Energy Portal, the Excel Data Add-In, and data on movements of crude oil by rail.

Registration for the conference is open now. Questions can be directed to conference@eia.gov.

Principal contributor: Kelsey Brasher