U.S. Energy Security: West Africa and Latin America : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, October 21, 2003
United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion
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Page 12 - Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum and the US -African Energy Ministerial process; deepen bilateral and multilateral engagement to promote a more receptive environment for US oil and gas trade. Investment, and operations; and promote geographic diversification of energy supplies, addressing such Issues as transparency, sanctity of contracts, and security. * The NEPD Group recommends that the President direct the Secretaries of State, Commerce, and Energy to support more transparent, accountable,...
Page 6 - ... environment for US oil and gas trade, investment, and operations; and promote geographic diversification of energy supplies, addressing such issues as transparency, sanctity of contracts, and security. * The NEPD Group recommends that the President direct the Secretaries of State, Commerce, and Energy to support more transparent, accountable, and responsible use of oil resources in African producer countries to enhance the stability and security of trade and investment environments. * The...
Page 67 - Ottaway Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Judy Van Rest Executive Vice President, International Republican Institute Judith S.
Page 9 - The NEPD Group recommends that the President direct the Secretaries of State and Commerce to conclude negotiations with Venezuela on a Bilateral Investment Treaty, and propose formal energy consultations with Brazil, to improve the energy investment climate for the growing level of energy investment flows between the United States and each of these countries. * The NEPD Group recommends that the President direct the Secretaries of Energy, Commerce, and State to work through the Summit of the Americas...
Page 3 - ... now than ever before. And Mr. Feeney addressed the need of our investors to maximize the wealth, maximize their value without it having to be deteriorated by class action suits or judgments which are simply going into the pockets of our trial lawyers. So I personally am happy that you're having the hearing and I look forward to the testimony. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Chairman BAKER. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Crowley. Mr. CROWLEY. I thank the chairman for yielding. The question I have is, why...
Page 10 - After almost four years of recession, the Argentine economy ground to a halt in December 2001, as Buenos Aires defaulted on its approximately $140 billion debt. Civil unrest swept the nation as citizens were locked out of the country's banks and unemployment reached a record high of 18 percent.
Page 12 - We met with government and industry," he testified several weeks later, "to discuss ways to improve energy trade and facilitate energy sector development to better serve US and African economic growth and development.
Page 14 - Nigeria's gas reserves, including some flared gas, to markets in Benin, Togo, and Ghana (with Ghana being the primary market for the gas). The governments of these four countries, ChevronTexaco, and Shell are partners in the project.
Page 10 - The region is also richly endowed with natural gas and hydroelectric power potential, and some countries, primarily Colombia and Venezuela, have been developing their coal reserves for export.