Following reports that Exxon Mobil had been seeking a waiver from sanctions on Russia to drill for oil in the Black Sea, the Treasury Department announced that it ...
April 27, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Blue Marble Health: An Innovative Plan to Fight Diseases of the Poor Amid Wealth
Peter J. Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, discusses his latest book, which argues for crafting public policy and global partnerships to control or eliminate some of the world’s worst poverty-related illnesses.
May 2, 2017, 6 p.m.
Opportunities for U.S. Companies Under Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 Plan
Mike Hankey, U.S. consul general in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, discusses the Saudi Vision 2030 reform plan and suggests ways in which U.S. firms can benefit.
May 3, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
PEMEX's Strategy and Mexico's Energy Reform: Looking Ahead
José Antonio González, CEO of PEMEX, presents the company's overall strategy to take advantage of opportunities presented by Mexico's recent energy reforms and discusses the future of Mexico’s petroleum industry.
Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 4th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 17th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2016 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The institute's Center for Energy Studies is ranked No. 2 among the world’s energy- and resource-policy think tanks, making it the No. 1 such think tank in the United States, according to the survey.