National Energy Policy Institute

Past Events

Here are some of the events we've sponsored or participated in.


  • Event Date: June 27, 2013
  • Location: NYU Constance Milstein & Family Global Academic Center - Abramson Family Auditorium

Are there low-cost, politically viable energy policies using current technology that adequately reduce imported oil and carbon dioxide emissions?  This [...]

Building America's Energy Future: A Portfolio of Promising Policies

  • Event Date: April 25, 2013
  • Location: Great Hall A, Allen Chapman Activity Center

NEPI will introduce the new NEPI report titled "Building America's Energy Future : A Portfolio of Promising Policies", and provide [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


  • 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 [...]

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 [...]

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...

Tony Knowles Speaks at OSU Energy Conference

  • Event Date: May 19, 2009
  • Location: Renaissance Hotel

May 19, 2009 OSU Energy Conference - NEPI President Tony Knowles spoke at the OSU Energy Conference in Tulsa, discussing how [...]

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 [...]

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