Current policy related to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Posted by Wonk Room Thu, 24 Jul 2008 14:00:00 GMT

  • Kathy Fredriksen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Didier Houssin, Director of the Office of Oil Markets and Emergency Preparedness, International Energy Agency
  • Dr. David Victor, Director of the Program of Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University
  • John Shages, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Petroleum Reserves, U.S. Department of Energy

Immediate Relief from High Oil Prices: Deploying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Posted by Wonk Room Wed, 23 Jul 2008 13:15:00 GMT

The past three presidents, including President George W. Bush, have successfully used the SPR to reduce oil prices during times of crisis.

  • C. Kyle Simpson, Policy Director, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck
  • Dr. Joe Romm, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
  • James May, President and CEO, Air Transport Association of America (invited)