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April 11, 2014

Leaders, industry experts discuss U.S. energy security and its impact around world

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Choi said in his closing remarks that U.S. LNG exports are not expected to be linked to oil prices and are particularly attractive to Asian buyers who wish to decouple from oil-linked prices.

Lee received his master’s degree in international relations and international economics from John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He has contributed to major industry publications, including the Energy 2020 reports on the shale revolution.

Choi received his Master of Science from Stanford University. As an international energy economist, he has located suitable sites for chemical plants, analyzed changing European gas markets and studied the economic effects of exporting U.S. liquefied natural gas.

Robert Johnston, CEO and director of Eurasia Group’s GENR, discussed how energy security is reshaping global geopolitical dynamics.

Johnston said if the U.S. becomes a major exporter of oil and gas, the geopolitical dynamic in the U.S. will change from defensive to offensive. Russia’s gas leverage over Europe could be reduced and a new global geopolitical dynamic would emerge.

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