National Energy Policy Institute


Here’s a look at what’s coming up, and a review of past events.

Upcoming Events

  • Event Date: December 31, 2013
  • Location: Venue TBA.

NEPI is developing its next conference as well as additional lectures on cutting edge energy policy issues. Watch for announcements here.
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Past Events

Chesapeake Lecture

  • Event Date: February 7, 2012
  • Location: University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa College of Law and NEPI will present the Fourth Annual Chesapeake Energy Lecture on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. This is an invitation-only event.

Energy Policy: What’s Next?

  • Event Date: April 5, 2011
  • Location: Commonwealth Club of California

Join us for a conversation on propelling energy policies and funding ahead of the game and into the future.

OPEC at 50

  • Event Date: March 23, 2011
  • Location: Allen Chapman Activity Center at The University of Tulsa

Interesting people, thought-provoking presentations and lively exchanges were the order of the day when experts from across the U.S. and from Europe and the Middle East convened in Tulsa to discuss “OPEC at 50: Its Past, Present and Future in a Carbon-Constrained World.” Presentations covered key events in OPEC’s history, the organization’s actions in response to those events, and analysis of OPEC’s actions and motivations.

The keynote speaker at this event was Dr. Hasan M. Qabazard, Director of the Research Division at OPEC.

The End of Suburbia

  • Event Date: October 20, 2010
  • Location: Circle Cinema

On October 20, 2010, NEPI presented The End of Suburbia, the second installment in its film series.  With brutal honesty […] Read more…

Peak Oil and Illusion

  • Event Date: August 23, 2010
  • Location: Helmerich Hall at the University of Tulsa

The National Energy Policy Institute hosted a lecture by Roger Stern at The University of Tulsa on August 23.  Stern is […] Read more…


  • Event Date: July 21, 2010
  • Location: Circle Cinema

On July 21, 2010, NEPI inaugurated its film series with a screening and panel discussion of the film Gasland.  Jim Roth […] Read more…

Tulsa Rotary Speech

  • Event Date: October 21, 2009
  • Location: Tulsa Rotary Club

On October 21, 2009, NEPI President Tony Knowles spoke to the Tulsa Rotary Club, describing how NEPI will help develop […] Read more…

Power for the 21st Century

  • Event Date: October 7, 2009
  • Location: Allen Chapman Activity Center at the University of Tulsa

Presented by  The National Energy Policy Institute and The University of Tulsa, the conference advanced the public discussion of key […] Read more…

Chesapeake Lecture 2009

  • Event Date: March 10, 2009
  • Location: Allen Chapman Activity Center at The University of Tulsa

March 10, 2009 – NEPI President Tony Knowles gave the second annual Chesapeake Lecture at The University of Tulsa College […] Read more…

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