27th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference - September 16-19, 2007
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Concurrent Sessions: 1-7 | 8-14 | 15-20 | 21-25 | 26-28

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1-7
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2:00 - 3:30pm

1. Crude Oil and Petroleum Product Price Dynamics (Ballroom A)

Jean-Thomas Bernard, Presiding
Professor Dept of Economics
University Laval

Does Oil Prices Really Matter?
Hassan Mahmud
University of Surrey
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Globalization and Oil Prices: Demand versus Supply Shocks
Mine Yucel
Stephen P. Brown
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Nathan Balke
SMU
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Differential Gasoline Prices Across Countries and Time -- A Panel Econometric Analysis
Shih-Mo Lin
Professor, Chung Yuan Christian University
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Using Futures Prices to Filter Short-term Volatility and Recover a Latent, Long-term Price Series for Oil
John E. Parsons
MIT
Miguel Herce
CRA
Robert Ready
Wharton School, Univ. Pennsylvania
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2. The Electric Utility Industry in Brazil (Woodway Room)

Youngho Chang, Presiding
S Rajaratnam School of Int'l Studies
Nanyang Technological University

Discussing Brazil’s Nuclear Future
Edmilson Moutinho dos Santos
Murilo Tadeu W. Fagá
IEE - University of Sao Paulo
Paul L. Poulallion
Sinergia e Desenvolvimento Ltda.
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Thermal and Hydro Integration and Risk Management in the Brazilian Electricity Supply Industry
Tiago B. Correia
Brazilian Ministry of Mining and Energy
Adriano J. Silva
Agnes M. A. da Costa
Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy
Ricardo G. Oliveira
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - COPPE
Paulo B. Correia
State University of Campinas – Unicamp
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Technology Mix in the Brazilian Electricity Sector
Adilson Oliveira
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Luciano D. Losekann
Universidade Federal Fluminense
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The Evolution and Main Determinants of Productivity in Brazilian Electricity Distribution: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis
Mariana Iootty
UFRRJ and IE-UFRJ, Energy Economics Group
Helder Pinto Jr
Edmar Fagundes de Almeida
IE-UFRJ, Energy Economics Group
Francisco Ramos Real
Universidad de La Laguna
Beatriz Tovar
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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Neural Networks in Regulation: Revising Electricity Tariffs in Brazil
Virginia Parente
Professor, University of Sao Paulo
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3. Economics of the LNG Industry (Ballroom B)

Sophie Meritet, Presiding
Associate Professor
Paris Dauphine University - CGEMP

Application of a Risk-Based Assurance Process to a Mega LNG Liquefaction Project
John Holding
Chris Hughes
OKLNG Free Zone Enterprise
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To What Extent Could an LNG Export Organization, Operating a Uniform Pricing or Volume Control Mechanism, Influence LNG Trade in the Atlantic Basin?
Obindah Wagbara
Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee
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Valuing the Risks and Returns to the Spot LNG Trading
Hiroaki Suenaga
Research Fellow, Curtin University of Technology
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4. Energy Efficiency and the Economy (Richmond Room)

Frederic Lantz, Presiding
Professor
Institut Francais de Petrole

The Methods of Analysis for Raising the Energy Efficiency and the Reduction of Greenhouse Gases
Namejs Zeltins
Adrians Davis
Inara Silantjeva
Inga Puikevica-Puikevska
Viktors Zebergs
Institute of Physical Energetics
Karkis Mikelsons
JSC "Latvenergo"
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Forecasting Worldwide Petroleum Consumption by Correlating GDP and Energy Efficiency
David E. Bunnell
Assistant Professor, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Vehicle Fuel Efficiency and Other Vehicle Attributes
Jean-Thomas Bernard
Alexandre Gilbert
Universite Laval
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Sources of Change in Energy Usage Patterns in the Economy: The Japanese Case
Shinichiro Okushima
University of Tsukuba
Makoto Tamura
Ibaraki University
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5. Large-Scale, Low Carbon Energy Technologies (San Felipe Room)

Christophe Bonnery, Presiding
Program Head - Corporate Strategy
AREVA

Carbon Sequestration in the Southwestern United States: Using the ‘String of Pearls’ Model for Cost and Source-to-Sink Assessments
Peter H. Kobos
Len A. Malczynski
David J. Borns
Sandia National Laboratories
Brian J. McPherson
University of Utah & NM Tech.
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Optimizing the Penetration of Advanced Low-Carbon Energy Technologies
Donald A. Hanson
Argonne National Laboratory
Peter C. Balash
National Energy Technology Laboratory
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Development of Marginal Abatement Curves for Clean Fossil Fuel Technologies
Chris A. Minnucci
SAIC
Peter Balash
National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy
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Impacts of Future US GHG Regulatory Policies on Large-Scale Coal to Liquids Plants
Scott J. Olson
Nexant, Inc.
Michael Reed
US Department of Energy
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6. Dennis J. O'Brien USAEE Best Student Paper Award Competition
    Supported by: Southern Company
    
(Forum Room)

James Smith, Presiding
Professor Edwin L Cox School of Business
Southern Methodist University

International Environmental Agreements: Is Global Cooperation Possible?
Katherine V. Calvin
Stanford University
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Intertemporal Emission Permits Trading in Uncertain Electricity Markets
Fan Zhang
Havard University
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Greenhouse Gas Property: An Adaptable Climate Policy for an Uncertain World
Derek M. Lemoine
Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley
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Technology Diffusion and Environmental Regulation: The Case of Coal-Fired Scrubbers
Elaine F. Frey
George Washington University
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7. Unconventional Fossil Fuel Resources: Challenges and Opportunities (Concorde Room)

Peter Hartley, Presiding
Professor of Economics
Rice University

A Look at "The Future of Coal"
Julian I. Silk
University of Maryland, University College (UMUC)
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Coal-to-Liquids: Technology, Commercialization, and Potential Contribution to US and Global Energy Pool
Iraj Isaac Rahmim
President, E-MetaVenture, Inc.
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The Elusive Optimal Fiscal Regime for an Extra-Heavy Oil Resource: A Case Study
Mariano Gurfinkel
Dmitry Volkov
Gurcan Gulen
Ruzanna Makaryan
Michelle Foss
Center for Energy Economics, University of Texas at Austin
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Technologies, Markets and Challenges for Development of the Canadian Oil Sands Industry
Romain H. Lacombe
John E. Parsons
MIT
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 8-14
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 4:00 - 5:30pm

8. Political Economy of Energy (Concorde Room)

Joe Dukert, Presiding
Energy Analyst

The Impact of Iran’s Nuclear Standoff on World Energy Security and World Oil Markets
A F. Alhajji
Professor, Ohio Northern University
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Africa and the Geopolitics of World Oil and Gas
Akin P. Iwayemi
Professor, University of Ibadan
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Trans-Boundary Oil and Gas Fields Between Mexico and the USA
Javier Estrada
AnalyticaEnergetica
David Enriquez
Goodrich Riquelme - Mexico
Miriam Grunstein
Thompson & Knight Law - Mexico
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9. Power System Analysis & Evaluation (Richmond Room)

Andre Plourde, Presiding
Professor Department of Economics
University of Alberta

The EIA Short-Term Regional Electricity Model and Its Application in Power System Analysis
Phillip Tseng
Senior Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy
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Efficient Electricity Production Portfolios Taking Into Account Physical Boundaries
Florian Kienzle
Gaudenz Koeppel
Pascal Stricker
Göran Andersson
ETH Zurich
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Integrated Resource Planning for Electricity Supply on Both Sides of the US/Canada Border
Mitchell P. Rothman
Managing Consultant, Navigant Consulting
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Externality Implication on Bulk Energy Transport
Alexandre Oudalov
ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Muhamad Reza
ABB AB, Corporate Research
Alexandre Oudalov
ABB Switzerland Ltd., Corporate Research
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10. Wind Energy & Power Technology (Woodway Room)

Arnie Baker, Presiding
Chief Economist
Sandia National Laboratories

Wind Power and the Electricity Market for Upward Regulation: Evidence for Western Denmark
Kevin F. Forbes
Marco Stampini
Ernest M. Zampelli
Catholic University
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Policy, Investment, and Improvements in Wind Power in California
Gregory Nemet
Assistant Professor, University Wisconsin-Madison
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Economic Feasibility Evaluation of Small Wind Systems in Michigan Agriculture
Timothy M. Komarek
Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University
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A Critical Review of Wind Transmission Cost Estimates from Major Transmission Planning Efforts
Andrew D. Mills
Ryan H. Wiser
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Kevin Porter
Exeter Associates, Inc.
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Impact of Policy Uncertainty on Renewable Energy Investment: Wind Power and PTC
Merrill Jones Barradale
PhD Candidate, Univ of California at Berkeley
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11. Energy Policy and Price Effects on Economic Growth (Ballroom A)

Mine Yucel, Presiding
Vice President & Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

R&D, Energy Policy and Sustainable Growth
Youngho Chang
Nanyang Technological University
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Economic Impacts of Crude Oil Price Changes in a Detailed General Equilibrium Model of the United States
Gbadebo A. Oladosu
ORNL
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Causality Between Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in OECD and Non-OECD Countries : A Panel Data Approach
Jaruwan Chontanawat
PhD Student, Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), University of Surrey
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Energy Demand and Economic Development: Relationships and Implications
Stacy L. Eller
Kenneth B. Medlock
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
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12. Impact of International Environmental Agreements on Reducing Carbon Emissions (San Felipe Room)

Jim Smith, Presiding
Professor Edwin L Cox School of Business
Southern Methodist University

A Unilateral Clean Development Mechanism Scheme in a Developing Country: A General Equilibrium Analysis
Govinda R. Timilsina
The World Bank
Ram M. Shrestha
Asian Institute of Technology
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Sustainable Energy for Panama within the Framework of the Kyoto Protocol: A Stochastic Analysis of Different Options
Irina Falconett
Ken Nagasaka
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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A Comparative Study on Policy Instruments for Achieving the Kyoto Target in the US, Europe and Japan
Yoshiki Ogawa
Professor, Toyo University
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13. Global Perspectives on Electric Power Transmission Infrastucture (Ballroom B)

Bill Kemp, Presiding
Managing Director
Black & Veatch

Asset Life and Pricing the Use of Infrastructure: The Case of Electricity Transmission in Chile
Ricardo Raineri
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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A Comprehensive Cost Benefit Analysis of Transmission Projects
Bruce T. Tsuchida
Aleksandr Rudkevich
Richard D. Tabors
Minghai Liu
CRA International
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Congestion Analysis of Transmission Corridors of the Eastern Interconnection
Aleksandr Rudkevich
Minghai Liu
CRA International
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14. Energy Industry Dynamics: Understanding the Key Players (Forum Room)

Georg Erdmann, Presiding
Professor
Berlin University of Technology

Nationalization and Privatization in the Energy Industry
Georg Erdmann
Chair of Energy Systems, Berlin University of Technology
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Commercial Frameworks for National Oil Companies
Miranda L. Wainberg
Michelle M. Foss
Dmitry Volkov
Center for Energy Economics, University of Texas at Austin
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The Refiners Challenge: Growing Capacity Coupled with a Lower Quality Feedstock
Larry G. Chorn
Chief Economist, Platts, A Division of McGraw-Hill
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Government Leasing Policy and the Multi-Stage Investment Timing Game in Offshore Petroleum Production
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin
Wayne W. Leighty
University of California at Davis
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 15-20
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 10:30am - 12:00n

15. Price Impact on Upstream Petroleum Industry Investments (Ballroom A)

Jim Ragland, Presiding
Director / ERG
Aramco Services Co

Long Run Relationship Between Oil Prices and Aggregate Oil Investment: Empirical Evidence
Sergio E. Guerra
Research Economist, Andean Development Corporation
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Impact of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices on Global Petroleum Upstream Industry Dynamics, 1980-2006
Omowumi O. Iledare
Professor, LSU Center for Energy Studies
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Oil Investment Volatility and Institutions
Osmel Manzano
Universidad Catolica Andres Bello
Sergio Guerra
Corporacion Andina de Fomento
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A Forecast of Capital Requirements for the Oil and Gas Industry Through 2030
Larry G. Chorn
Chief Economist, Platts
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16. Competiton and Analysis of Electricity Market Reform (San Felipe Room)

Mina Dioun, Presiding
Competitive Mrkt Analysis Manager
Lower Colorado River Authority

Electricity Market Reform: Not As Expected
Fereidoon Sioshansi
President, Menlo Energy Economics
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Can IGCC Gain Market Competitiveness by Considering the External Cost of Conventional Coal Power Plants in China?
Wang Hao
Toshihiko Nakata
Tohoku University
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Will the Texas Electricity Market Succeed Where So Many Other Markets Have Now Failed?
Jay W. Zarnikau
Frontier Associates and University of Texas
Parviz Adib
Public Utility Commission of Texas
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17. International Perspectives on Renewable Energy Resources (Richmond Room)

Glen Sweetnam, Presiding
Director Int'l Econ & Greenhouse Gas Div
Energy Information Administration

Comparing Alternative Uses of Scarce Biomass Energy Resources Using the AMIGA Model
William R. Morrow, III
USDOE, ORISE, NETL
Donald Hanson
Argonne National Lab
Peter Balash
National Energy Technology Lab
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Where is the US Motor Fuels Market Heading?
Michael E. Canes
Senior Research Fellow, Logistics Management Institute
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Strategic Decision Criteria Analysis for Brownfields Redevelopment
Andrew J. Coleman
Electric Power Research Institute
Glenn Osmond
Tony Marimpietri
RTI International
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The Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Sources: The Case of Italy with Socio-demographic Determinants
Carlo Andrea Bollino
Paolo Polinori
Department of Economics, Finance and Statistics, University of Perugia
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The Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Sources: The Case of Italy with Different Survey Approaches
Carlo Andrea Bollino
Paolo Polinori
Department of Economics, Finance and Statistics, University of Perugia
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18. Energy Effciency and Conservation (Ballroom B)

Peter Kobos, Presiding
Staff Economist
Sandia National Laboratories

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Deployment: Complements or Substitutes?
David W. South
Technology & Market Solutions, LLC
Roger D. Feldman
Andrews Kurth LLP
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How Much Energy Do Home Retrofitting Activities Really Save? Evidence from Canada
Samuel F. Gamtessa
David L. Ryan
University of Alberta
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The American Energy Efficiency Investment Market
John A. "Skip" Laitner
Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez
William R. Prindle
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
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Emerging Industrial Innovations for New Energy Efficiency Gains
John A. "Skip" Laitner
R. Neal Elliott
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Benjamin Sovacool
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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19. Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Uncertainty and the Economy (Forum Room)

Fred Joutz, Presiding
Professor
George Washington University

Empirical Analysis of CO2 Emissions and GDP Relationships in OECD Countries
Jeffrey M. Fang
Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, National Applied Research Laboratories, Taiwan
J.C. Chen
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
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Is the Ghost in the Machine, or the Devil in the Details? Uncertainty and Model Complexity in Long-Range Energy-Environmental Policy Modeling
Alan H. Sanstad
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Michael Leifman
US Department of Energy
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Energy System Development and Environmental Implications Under CO2 Emission Reduction Targets in a Developing Country
Sunil Malla
Technology Consultancy Services
Migara H. Liyanage
Sivanappan Kumar
Ram M. Shrestha
Asian Institute of Technology
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Economic Implications of CO2 Emission Reduction in Turkey
Gürkan Kumbaroglu
Associate Professor, Bogaziçi University
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20. Energy Market Structure & Perfomance Analysis (Concorde Room)

Peter Nance, Presiding
Senior Principal
Teknecon Energy Risk Advisors LLC

The New Contango: Market Structure and Volatility
Sandhya Persad
Jonathan Stein
Hess Corporation
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Investor's Sentiment and Prices Movement in the Petroleum Futures Market
Sunghee Choi
Tom Song
Soo-Il Kim
Korea Energy Economic Institute
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Better Pricing of the Energy Balancing Market
Mark B. Lively
Consultant, Utility Economic Engineers
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A Microeconomic Justification for Capacity Markets
Stephen A. Keehn
Thomas R. Brill
Sempra Energy
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 21-25
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 4:00 - 5:30pm

21. Natural Gas Market Issues (Ballroom A)

Christopher Jablonowski, Presiding
Dept of Petroleum & Geosystems Eng
University of Texas at Austin

Residual Supply Curves of Canadian Natural Gas for Selected U.S. Citygate Markets
Rocio Uria
Jeffrey C. Williams
UC Davis
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A Capability-based Measure of Economic Working Gas Capacity
Neil I. Robinson
Quantitative Specialist, TransCanada Gas Storage Partnership
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North American Gas Pricing Effects of LNG Trade - Seasonal Market Entry
Benjamin Schlesinger
President, BSA Inc.
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Natural Gas Regulation in Brazil: Framework to Stimulate Competition in Sao Paulo State from 2011
Paulo Henrique M. Sant Ana
Gilberto M. Jannuzzi
Sergio V. Bajay
State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
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The Convergence Between the Natural Gas Prices: Henry Hub and National Balancing Point
Ana Lucia Vahia de Abreu
Business Consultant, Petrobras
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22. The U.S. Electricity Market Fundamentals (Ballroom B)

Joseph Cavicchi, Presiding
Senior Managing Director
Lexecon, an FTI Company

Impacts of Responsive Load in PJM: Load Shifting and Real Time Pricing
Kathleen Spees
Doctoral Student, Carnegie Mellon University
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Clean Energy Technologies: An Updated Inventory of the Potential Contribution to the U.S. Electricity Resource Mix
John A. "Skip" Laitner
Anna Monis Shipley
R. Neal Elliott
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
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Increasing Backup Generation Capacity and System Reliability by Selling Electricity During Periods of Peak Demand
Elisabeth A. Gilmore
Lester B. Lave
Carnegie Mellon University
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Are Price-Cost Markup Indexes Reliable Indicators of the Competitiveness of Wholesale Power Markets?
John Kelly
Director, Economics & Research, American Public Power Association
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23. Distributed Energy Resources & Renewables (Forum Room)

Young Yoo, Presiding
Economist
FERC

Revealing the "Hidden" Benefits of Distributed Generation
Lori Smith Schell
President, Empowered Energy
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The Alternative Liquid Transportation Fuel Simulation Model
Thomas Drennen
Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Sandia National Labs
Richard Klotz
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Arnold Baker
Sandia National Laboratories
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Creating a Market for Ethanol – Challenges Faced in the Brazilian Experience
Agnes M. A. da Costa
Joao Paulo Resende
Tiago B. Correia
Ministry of Mines and Energy - Brazil
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Innovations in Renewable Energy Financing
Karlynn Cory
Thomas Jenkin
Jane Pater
Jason Coughlin
Blair Swezey
National Renewable Energy Lab
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24. Geopolitics of Energy Supply (San Felipe Room)

Gurcan Gulen, Presiding
Senior Energy Economist
CEE-BEG University of Texas

Iran May Need Nuclear Power to Improve its Oil Outlook
Mamdouh G. Salameh
Director / World Bank Consultant, Oil Market Consultancy Service / World Bank
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Energy Security of Supply in France and in Mexico: Similarities and Differences to Better Understand its Future
Sophie Meritet
CGEMP, Paris Dauphine University
Alberto Elizalde Baltierra
PEMEX
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On the World Energy Price-GDP Relationship
Akira Maeda
Associate Professor, Kyoto University
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Russian Gas Abyss
Dmitry Volkov
Ruzanna Makaryan
Center for Energy Economics, University of Texas
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25. Integrated Modeling of Energy Markets (Concorde Room)

Ugo Farinelli, Presiding
Secretary General
Italian Association for Energy Economists

A Markov-Switching Model of Refining Margins and Inventories
Olusegun Oladunjoye
Henry Thille
University of Guelph
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Forward Markets and Their Interactions With Spot Markets - An Empirical Analysis of the Liberalised European Electricity Market
Christian Redl
Reinhard Haas
Vienna University of Technology
Claus Huber
EGL Austria GmbH and Vienna University of Technology
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Utility M&A Drivers: Migration of Economies of Scale
William J. Kemp
Managing Director, Black & Veatch
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Energy Market Integration
Sharon Xiaowen Lin
Michael Tamvakis
Sir John Cass Business School, City of London
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Natural Gas Demand for Power Generation in the US: Cointegration and Fuel Switching
Jennifer E. Rosthal
Peter R. Hartley
Kenneth B. Medlock III
Rice University / Baker Institute
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CONCURRENT SESSIONS 26-28
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 10:30am - 12:00n

26. Global Oil Market Models and Analysis (Ballroom A)

A F Alhajji, Presiding
Associate Professor
Ohio Northern University

Conventional and Non Conventional Oil Supply for 2030: a World-Wide Economic Analysis Based on a Modelling Approach
Armelle A. Saniere
Frederic T. Lantz
IFP
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Volatility Spillover versus Contagion: Empirical Evidence from Crude Oil and Gasoline Markets
Thomas K. Lee
Marymount University
John Zyren
Energy Information Administration
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Measuring the Quality of the Crude Oil Supply and its Impact on Basis Differentials
Ali Al-Sumaiti
Colorado School of Mines
Larry G. Chorn
Platts
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Estimating and Testing A Dynamic Model of OPEC and non-OPEC
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin
Professor, University of California at Davis
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27. Bio Energy Resources: International Outlook (Richmond Room)

Gurkan Kumbaroglu, Presiding
Dept. of Industrial Engineering
Bogazici University

Biodiesel: What is the Risk of Lacking the Raw Material? Contributions of Brazil in the Global Supply of Soybeans-Based Biodiesel and Vegetable Oil
Thomas Brieu
Edmilson Moutinho dos Santos
Virginia Parente
IEE - University of Sao Paulo
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Supporting Biofuels: A Case Study on the Law of Unintended Consequences?
Gurcan Gulen
Center for Energy Economics, University of Texas at Austin
Bhamy Shenoy
Independent Consultant
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The U.S. Biofuels Market: Policy Alternatives for the Future
Wallace E. Tyner
Professor, Purdue University
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28. Integrated Modeling of Energy Demand and Energy Efficiency (San Felipe Room)

Andre Plourde, Presiding
Professor Department of Economics
University of Alberta

Long-Run Relation Among Motor Fuel Use, Vehicle Miles Traveled, Income, and Gas Price for the US
Brantley Liddle
Senior Research Fellow, Victoria University, Australia
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Monte Carlo Forecasting of Residential District Heating and Natural Gas Demand and Tariffs, and Comparisons Based on the Currently Used Heating Diesel, in a City in North Greece
Christos Em. Papadopoulos
Assistant Professor, Kavala Institute of Technology, Greece
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Characterizing Industrial Efficiency Opportunities in Energy Models
John A. "Skip" Laitner
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Donald A. Hanson
Argonne National Laboratory
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Modelling Underlying Trends in OECD Energy Demand: Stochastic or Determinisitic
Frederick L. Joutz
George Washington University
Lester C. Hunt
University of Surrey, SEEC
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Impact of State Policy on Diffusion of Solar PV in the U.S.: An Empirical Analysis
Gireesh Shrimali
MIIS
Steffen Jenner
Federal Ministry of the Environment
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