Energy Cooperation and Security in the Hemisphere Task Force

March – May 2008

“Central America Electric Integration and the SIEPAC Project: From a Fragmented Market Toward a New Reality “
by Jeremy Martin, Energy Program Director, Institute of the Americas, University of California, San Diego

“The Performance of the Venezuelan Oil Sector 1997-2008: Official vs. International and Estimated Figures”
by Ramón Espinasa, Consultant, Energy Division, Infrastructure and Environment Sector, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, D.C.

“Mexican Challenges and Opportunities”
by David R. Mares, Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego and Baker Institute Scholar in Energy Studies, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

“Cooperation for Energy Security”
by Edward Glab, Clinical Professor of Business, Florida International University, and Co-Director, Energy Business Forum, Miami, Florida

“The Potential of Biofuels in the Americas”
by George Philippidis, Associate Director, Applied Research Center, and Co-Director, Energy Business Forum, Miami, Florida