NCAC expert lunch panel | The effect of China tariffs on U.S. energy exports

  • 15 Nov 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Carmine's 425 7th Street NW Washington DC 20004
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Until 2018, exports of U.S. energy products to China had been rising steadily. Those quantities have declined in the last 18 months.

The countries continue to negotiate in a tariff dispute, but what will be the near-term future of Chinese purchases of crude oil, methanol, LNG, NGLs and refined products? 

Learn the latest developments over lunch on Friday, November 15, 2019, from this esteemed panel:

  • Gregory Dolan, CEO, The Methanol Institute
  • R. Dean Foreman, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute
  • Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Moderator: Haik Gugarats, associate editor, Argus Media

Gregory manages the Methanol Institute’s offices in Washington, Singapore, Brussels and Beijing, while directing international governmental relations efforts. He has held a variety of senior management positions with the institute over the past 23 years. Gregory came to the institute after a decade in a variety of public information positions in New York State government.

Dean became chief economist at the American Petroleum Institute two years ago. He leads API’s economics and energy market monitoring and analysis across the value chain to support the efforts of policy analysis, statistics, communications, government relations and market development. He has been in planning roles at Saudi Aramco and was chief economist at SandPointe Asset Management and Talisman Energy, and senior risk manager of U.S. Megaprojects at Sasol North America.

Jane is a senior fellow in the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).Her areas of expertise include U.S. energy policy, global market and policy developments concerning natural gas, nuclear energy and coal, and energy security issues in the Asia-Pacific region. Jane has also worked in the Office of Policy and International Affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy and served at the U.S. embassy in Tokyo as special assistant to the energy attaché.

Join these experts, NCAC members and your friends and colleagues at Carmine's at 425 7th St. NW in DC's Penn Quarter. 

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