National Capital Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics

Upcoming Events

Friday May 22 2015 Lunch with Speaker
Topic: Everything old is new again: The U.S. electricity industry after 20 years of restructuring
Details:

Dr. Severin Borenstein, Professor at the Hass School of Business and Research at UC Berkeley will discuss the state of the electricity industry 20-years after restructuring.

Speaker: Dr. Severin Borenstein is E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the Haas School of Business and a Research Associate of the Energy Institute at Haas
 

Dr. Borenstein is also Director emeritus of the University of California Energy Institute and the Energy Institute at Haas.   He received his A.B. from U.C. Berkeley and Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T. 

 

His research focuses on business competition, strategy, and regulation.  He has published extensively on the airline industry, the oil and gasoline industries, and electricity markets.  His current research projects include the economics of renewable energy, economic policies for reducing greenhouse gases, alternative models of retail electricity pricing, and competitive dynamics in the airline industry. 

 

Borenstein is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA. He served on the Board of Governors of the California Power Exchange from 1997 to 2003. During 1999-2000, he was a member of the California Attorney General's Gasoline Price Task Force.  In 2010-11, Borenstein was a member of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood's Future of Aviation Advisory Committee.  In 2012-13, he served on the Emissions Market Assessment Committee, which advised the California Air Resources Board on the operation of California’s Cap and Trade market for greenhouse gases.

Date: Friday May 22 2015
Time: 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Location: Carmine's Restaurant, 425 7th St NW
Tickets: Click to Register / Purchase Only 45 Places Open
RSVP: COB 05/21/2015
For Information:

NCAC-USAEE Treasurer, James Crandall

Cost: Members: $25.00
Non-Members: $30.00
Student Members $5.00
Student Non-Members $10.00
Notes:

NOTE ON PRICING:  Starting with the January 2015 lunch, we will institute a $5.00 surcharge for payment at the door.  We need to do this because we need to give the restaurant a headcount two days before the event, and we often have quite a large number of no-shows that we have to pay for.

 

Please note that Chatham House Rule applies; attendees can use the information presented but are not allowed to quote the source or the event.

   
Friday Jun 19 2015 Lunch with Speaker
Topic: Reversing Flow: How the Shale Revolution Redefined Where Oil Trades and How it Moves There
Details:

Jeff Kralowetz, Vice-president of business development with Argus, will discuss how spot markets work and the role of physical prices, along with a look at how the U.S. physical market pricing relationships and logistics have changed since the advent of the shale revolution.

Speaker: Jeff Kralowetz, Vice-president of Business Development, Argus Media
 

Jeff KralowetzJeff Kralowetz is Vice-president of business development, with focus on growing Argus products and services to the North American crude and natural gas liquids sectors. Prior to taking this Houston-based position, Jeff served for three years as Argus’ country manager for Canada, where he opened a Calgary office and worked to expand the use of Argus’ daily Canadian crude and NGL price assessments. Jeff is a former US Army aviation officer with undergraduate degree from the US Military Academy at West Point and a master’s degree from Baylor University in Texas. 

Date: Friday Jun 19 2015
Time: 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Location: Carmine's Restaurant, 425 7th St NW
Tickets: Click to Register / Purchase Only 120 Places Open
RSVP: COB 06/19/2015
For Information:

NCAC-USAEE Treasurer, James Crandall

Cost: Members: $25.00
Non-Members: $30.00
Student Members $5.00
Student Non-Members $10.00
Notes:

NOTE ON PRICING:  Starting with the January 2015 lunch, we will institute a $5.00 surcharge for payment at the door.  We need to do this because we need to give the restaurant a headcount two days before the event, and we often have quite a large number of no-shows that we have to pay for.

 

Please note that Chatham House Rule applies; attendees can use the information presented but are not allowed to quote the source or the event.