The Future of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to host a discussion on the future of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and the global strategic stocks system.
Keynote address by:
Christopher A. Smith
Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy
Panel discussion including:
Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Office of Petroleum Reserves at the U.S. Department of Energy
President and Founder of EnSys Energy
Head of Emergency Policy Division at the International Energy Agency
Managing Director at ClearView Energy Partners
Panelists will discuss the structure and function of the SPR, possible reforms and the prospects for those reforms. Panelists will also examine global strategic stocks systems and their current role in the changing global crude and product supply system.
Sarah O. Ladislaw
Director and Senior Fellow with the CSIS Energy and National Security Program
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