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Iraq Reconstruction Roundtable: Oil Finance and Revenues Management

This event was held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies office in Washington, D.C. 


Event Agenda

Opening Remarks

Robert Ebel, Chairman, Energy, CSIS

Session 1 - Oil Finance: An Overview

"The History of Oil Finance and Securitization"
Ira Eisenstein, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Commodities

"Insulating Producers from Oil Price Volatility"
James Daniel
, International Monetary Fund

Session 2 - User Perspectives

"Mexico Oil-linked Financing"
Mark Walker
, Partner, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton

"Norway's Oil Fund"
Willy Olsen
, Senior Adviser, Statoil

"Alaska Royalties"
Robin West
, CEO, PFC Energy 

"Pre-financing Oil Sales in Angola"
John Hunt, President, Citizen"s Resources LLC


Session 3 - Finance and Managing Budgets 

Peter Saba, General Counsel, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Mr. Rashad Kaldany
, Director, Oil, Gas, Mining and Chemicals Department, World Bank Group

Closing Panel: Implications for Iraq

Ariel Cohen, Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Walid Khadduri, Editor in Chief, Middle East Economic Survey
Gianni Picco, Chairman, GDP Associates

Speaker Amy Jaffe

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Thu, Nov. 20, 2003
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago