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Momentous Time for Energy Trade/Security

It would be hard to overstate the significance of the last three weeks for those of us who care passionately about the future of transatlantic energy trade and security: Some 60 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives voted (Oct. 9) to approve bipartisan legislation to lift restrictions upon the export of U.S. crude oil. […]

Categories: A.P.I., Cheniere - Sabine Pass, Congress, Estonia, Europe, Latvia, Legislation, Lithuania, Poland, T.T.I.P., U.S. House

Important (Really!) Congressional Hearing

For six years (many moons ago), I worked for the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who used to joke that: “Congressional activity is an oxymoron, not unlike ‘military intelligence,’ or ‘cafeteria food.’ ” So, you can understand my reticence about putting the words ‘important’ and ‘hearing’ together in the same headline. Nonetheless, for those of […]

Categories: Congress, Energy Security, Europe, Fuel Diversity, Global Market, T.T.I.P., U.S. Senate, Ukraine

NATO Head Calls for Enhanced Energy Security

The outgoing Secretary General of the NATO alliance, former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, addressed an overflow crowd at the Atlantic Council on Monday (July 7) to provide his observations about the many challenges facing NATO. Rasmussen, who will end his five-year term as “SecGen” following the NATO summit that takes place in Wales […]

Categories: Atlantic Council, E.U., Energy Security, Europe, N.A.T.O., Russia, T.T.I.P., U.S., Ukraine

De Gucht Presses for Energy Exports in TTIP

Karel De Gucht, the European Trade Commissioner, was in Washington this week for discussions with U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman. Afterwards, De Gucht participated in an event at the Atlantic Council on Feb. 18 during which he made the following remarks: “[It] is crucial for our efforts to encourage other trade partners to play by […]

Categories: E.U., T.T.I.P., U.S.

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