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World Energy Outlook 2009

The International Energy Agency (IEA) will present the results of its World Energy Outlook 2009 at this special Energy Forum event. During his presentation, IEA Deputy Executive Director Richard Jones will provide a comprehensive update of energy demand and supply projections and their implications for energy security and the environment. This latest analysis from the IEA takes into account the dramatic economic downturn that has now hit all parts of the world, as well as revised expectations about energy prices, which have ridden a veritable roller coaster over the past year.

As part of the presentation, Jones will outline the results of an in-depth assessment of the prospects for global gas markets, including the emergence of shale gas as an abundant and potentially low-cost source of supply in North America. He will also present a post-2012 scenario, which the IEA prepared as input to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations, which details a pathway for the energy sector to achieve a transition to a low-carbon world.

The IEA stands as a policy adviser to 28 member countries and has grown to respond to both existing and projected energy challenges since its founding in the wake of the 1973-74 oil crisis.


Event Presentation 

PDF icon "World Energy Outlook 2009"
Ambassador Richard H. Jones, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Speaker Amy Jaffe

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Organizer Jane Kliakhandler - 713-348-2217 - janek@rice.edu


Tue, Nov. 24, 2009
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago


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