U.S.-Russia Energy Summit

The James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy and Carnegie Moscow Center hosted a two-day executive seminar on U.S.-Russian energy issues. The event was attended by top executives from Russian and U.S. oil and gas companies, government officials and independent experts from both countries. The seminar focused on the strategic and geopolitical implications of Russian energy supply, security and pricing. Some of the key issues discussed were U.S.-Russian energy cooperation, the strategic role and future global significance of Russia"s oil industry, the strategic importance of Russian gas and the role of the Caspian region as part of Russia"s energy strategy.

The event was held in Moscow, Russia.  It was generously sponsored by The Japan Petroleum Energy Center, Renaissance Capital, Baker Botts L.L.P., Eurasia Programme at the Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge University and Lehman Brothers

 

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Event Agenda and Presentations

 

Tuesday, June 17, 2003 

9:30 am Opening Remarks
Chair, Ambassador Edward Djerejian, Director, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

Welcoming address from Robert Nurick, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center

PDF icon "Energy Cooperation in the Context of U.S.-Russian Relations"
U.S. Ambassador Alexander Vershbow

PDF icon "US-Russia Partnerships: Prospects and Opportunities"
Mikhail Fridman, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alfa Group

"Reforming the Economy: Is there a New Business Climate in Russia?"
Peter Aven, President, Alfa Bank

Noon
Chair: Andrew Kuchins, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

"The Future Strategic Global Role of the Russian Oil Industry"
Mikhail Khodorkovsky
, Chairman, Yukos Oil Company

1:30 pm
Chair: Amy Myers Jaffe, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

"The Oil Superpowers: Russia, the US and Saudi Arabia in the First  Quarter of the 21st Century"
Edward Morse, Executive Advisor, Hetco

"Russia in the Global Oil Outlook"
Adam Sieminski
, Deutsche Bank

PDF icon "Russian Oil-The Cycle of Virtue"
Adam Landes
, Director of Oil and Gas Research, Renaissance Capital

4:30 pm
Chair: Anders Aslund, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

"The Influence of Russian Gas on the European Gas Market"
James Henderson
, WoodMackensie

"Reforms at Gazprom"
Anatoly Dmitrievsky, Director of the Oil and Gas Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, and an expert adviser to Gazprom

"Opening Up New Energy Road to NorthEast Asia: A Government Initiative"
Kensuke Kanekiyo, Director of the Institute of Energy Economics, Tokyo

 

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

9:30 am Caspian Pipelines: What are the Prospects for Russian and Caspian Export Coordination?

"Caspian Sea in the Contex of the Russian Energy Strategy"
The Honorable Viktor Kaluzhny, Deputy Foreign Minister, Russian Federation

"Prospects for U.S. and Russian Cooperation in the Caspian"
Ambassador Seven Mann, U.S. Ambassador to the Caspian Region

"The Politics of Pipelines"
Isabel Gorst, McGraw Hill

"Security of Energy Markets and Infrastructure"
Andrey Bykov
, Chairman, Academic enter for Strategic Partnership and Security of Energy Markets

"The Politics of Pipelines"
Armen Sarkissian, Eurasia Programme at the Jude Institute of Management, Cambridge University

2:00 pm Part II Technical Panel
Chair: Aleksei Malashenko, Carnegie Moscow Center

Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

"The Rights of Minority Stockholders"
Boris Fedorov, United Financial Group

2:45 pm U.S.-Russian Corporate Partnerships in Russian and Abroad: Where are the Opportunities, Priorities and Political Impacts?
Chair: Dmitri Trenin, Carnegie Moscow Center

William Berry, Executive View President, ConocoPhillips

Ed Chow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

PDF icon "U.S.-Russian Corporate Partnerships in Russia and Abroad - Quid Pro Quo"
Grant Porter
, Vice Chairman, Lehman Brothers

The Honorable Grant Aldonas, United States Undersecretary of Commerce

5:30 pm
Chair:
Amy Myers Jaffe, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

"The Global Russian Energy Future"
Tatiana Magarshak, Tyumen Oil Company

6:00 pm
Chair:
Ambassador Edward Djerejian, Director, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

The Honorable James A. Baker III, Honorary Chair, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

 

Speaker James Baker, III

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Tue, Jun. 17 - Wed, Jun. 18, 2003
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) America/Chicago

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