Join the Conversation
Speaker Series

Join the Conversation

Speaker Series

About the Join the Conversation Speaker Series

The Centre’s Join the Conversation speaker series provides access to distinguished international energy experts and policymakers who provide their unique perspectives on the global oil and gas industry and its development in Guyana. By hosting leading authorities on how oil markets function and global energy trends, the Centre enables access to outside expertise and a platform for meaningful dialogue for local and international businesses.

Join the Conversation Speakers

April, 2020

Dean Foreman

Dean Foreman

Chief Economist

American Petroleum Institute

Dr. Dean Foreman, Chief Economist at American Petroleum Institute (API), holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Florida. He came to API from Saudi Aramco Strategy & Market Analysis in Dhahran, where he managed short-term market monitoring and the long-term oil demand outlook. Dr. Foreman has more than 20 years of industry experience in corporate strategic planning, forecasting, finance/risk management and regulatory policy at ExxonMobil, Talisman Energy, and Sasol North America.



January, 2020

Robert McNally

Robert McNally

Founder/President

Rapidan Energy Group

As part of its inaugural Join the Conversation speaker series, the Centre recently hosted world-renowned author and energy markets expert Robert McNally. Mr. McNally authored a Centre discussion paper entitled, “The Challenge of Managing Boom and Bust Oil Prices in the Global Oil Market.

Robert McNally is founder and president of the Rapidan Energy Group and previously served on the White House staff as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush on the National Economic Council and Senior Director for International Energy on the National Security Council. He is also a non-resident fellow at the Columbia University Centre on Global Energy Policy and recently authored the award-winning book Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices (2017).







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