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Roundtable on the Implications of the U.S. Crude Oil Export Ban and the Prospects for Reform

Past Event

February 25, 2014 - December 10, 2023

6:00 am

On  February  25,  2014,  Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy  (CGEP) and the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies hosted a roundtable on the implications of the U.S. crude oil export ban and the prospects for reform. The roundtable is part of a CGEP study on U.S. oil export policy, a collaboration with Trevor Houser of  the Rhodium Group and  Ken  Medlock  of  the  Baker  Institute,  which  will  be  a  comprehensive  analysis  of  the economic and geopolitical implications of a shift in policy relative to the status quo. Energy leaders from government, industry, banking, and academia participated in a discussion of light  tight  oil  production,  refining  economics,  regulations,  U.S.  and  international  oil markets,  and  major  avenues  for  industry  and  policymakers  to  respond  to  increasing domestic supply.

Download the summary of the roundtable (PDF)