February 27, 2017

Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil

Featuring the editors Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; Rosemary Kelanic, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Williams College; and the contributing author Kenneth Vincent, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; with comments by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

February 22, 2017

Trump’s Energy Policy: Promise or Peril?

Featuring Robert L. Bradley, CEO and Founder, Institute for Energy Research; Adele Morris, Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Brookings Institution; and Catrina Rorke, Senior Fellow and Energy Policy Director, R Street Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 30, 2015

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

Featuring Rob Bradley, Founder and CEO, Institute for Energy Research; moderated by Patrick J. Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

June 23, 2015

Sustaining the American Energy Renaissance

Sustaining the American Energy Renaissance

Featuring Ned Mamula, Petroleum Geologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 15, 2015

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Featuring Ned Mamula, Petroleum Geologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency; moderated by Patrick Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

May 1, 2015

National Security Implications of New Oil and Gas Production Technologies

National Security Implications of New Oil and Gas Production Technologies

Featuring Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; with comments by Philip Auerswald, Associate Professor, George Mason University; and Keith Crane, Director, Environment, Energy, and Economic Development Program, RAND Corporation; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 21, 2014

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Featuring Alex Epstein, Author, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, and Founder, Center for Industrial Progress; moderated by Patrick Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

February 10, 2014

Boom to Bust? How Export Restrictions Imperil America’s Oil and Gas Bonanza

Boom to Bust? How Export Restrictions Imperil America's Oil and Gas Bonanza

Featuring James Bacchus, Former WTO Appellate Body Jurist and Former U.S. Congressman; Scott Lincicome, Cato Institute Adjunct Scholar and International Trade Attorney; and Mark Perry, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan–Flint, and American Enterprise Institute Scholar; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

April 25, 2013

The Impact of Cartel Behavior on Global Oil Prices and the Challenge to Free Markets

The Impact of Cartel Behavior on Global Oil Prices and the Challenge to Free Markets

Featuring Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Corporation; Andrew Morriss, D. Paul Jones Jr. & Charlene A. Jones Chairholder in Law and Professor of Business, University of Alabama; and James L. Smith, Cary M. Maguire Chair in Oil and Gas Management, Southern Methodist University; moderated by Jerry Taylor, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

March 7, 2013

EPA’s Shaky “Endangerment Finding”

EPA's Shaky "Endangerment Finding"

Featuring Patrick J. Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director, Government Affairs, Cato Institute.