C.O.B. Tuesday

Sharing energy knowledge. Embracing energy innovation.

Let’s talk about energy.

The energy transition is one of the defining challenges of our lifetime—and while many people feel passionately about the issues, few genuinely comprehend the numbers and constraints behind the energy competition. To address this problem, Close of Business Tuesday (C.O.B.T.) brings “Truth in Energy.” We invite industry leaders, innovators, investors, academics, regulators, and political leaders to join us for collegial, thoughtful and data-driven discussions about the future of energy. Featuring guests such as Dr. Dan Yergin, Congressman Bill Flores, Senator Dan Sullivan, Admiral Bill McRaven, Amy Myers Jaffe of TUFTS University, Dr. Naomi Boness

of Stanford University's Natural Gas Initiative, Ben Ratner of the Environmental Defense Fund, Journalist Brian Sullivan, Author Bjorn Lomberg, Steve Koonin, Michael Shellenberger and other thought leaders, Close of Business Tuesday hosts honest, timely conversations with people who understand the issues in energy today and bring an insightful, pragmatic approach to problem solving. We can’t solve the world’s energy issues alone. But together, we can talk about big problems and uncover insights that will point to a more sustainable energy future.

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September 1, 2020

Ep. 27 – Featuring David Bat and John Daniel

We have an OFS action-packed day for you today! We were thrilled to host two OFS stars: David Bat, President of Kimberlite Oilfield Research, and John Daniel, Founder and President of Daniel Energy Partners. These two guys both have their own firms, their own views, and lots of experience to boot. We had a great…

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August 25, 2020

Ep. 26 – Featuring Bjorn Lomborg

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit with Bjorn Lomborg, President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, to discuss his latest book, “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Cost Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet.” The TPH team kicked off the session: Mike Bradley discussed the Exxon/Dow news as…

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August 18, 2020

Ep. 25 – Featuring Dr. Bradford Cornell

Today, our COBT session was not only stimulating but also simply great fun. We had the honor of hosting Dr. Bradford Cornell, Emeritus Professor of Finance at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. Dr. Cornell has been teaching finance for 40 years and as you will see in the video, he takes us all back…

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August 11, 2020

Ep. 24 – Featuring Robert Bryce

This week at COBT was all about one thing – one really important thing – POWER. We were very fortunate this week to have Robert Bryce join us. Robert is so many things – a power expert, an author of six books, an energy journalist, and a moviemaker. Robert’s true passion is the impact of…

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August 4, 2020

Ep. 23 – Featuring MacKenzie Davis

We had the great opportunity to visit with MacKenzie Davis, a Managing Partner at SailingStone. SailingStone is a well-known, highly regarded global natural resource investor based in San Francisco. The firm has recently completed some fascinating research on the changing energy world and that was the focus of our conversation. MacKenzie walked us through a…

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July 28, 2020

Ep. 22 – Featuring Admiral McRaven

We have been very lucky to have had some incredible guests on our Close of Business Tuesday segments. Each week, we try and find someone who really speaks to a strong curiosity and/or need that we sense needs filling. This week we were blessed to find Admiral McRaven – the need he fulfilled is the…

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July 21, 2020

Ep. 21 – Featuring Pedro Palma, David Voght and Luis Pacheco

Pedro Palma, Director at Ecoanalítica (joining from Caracas, Venezuela), David Voght, Managing Director and Founding Partner at IPD Latin America (joining from Madrid, Spain), and Luis Pacheco, Chairman of the PDVSA Ad-Hoc Board of Directors and Nonresident Fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute (joining from Bogota, Colombia) for a Venezuela panel. Joe Amador, Managing Director…

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July 14, 2020

Ep. 20 – Featuring Michael Shellenberger

We welcomed another great guest to COBT this week! Michael Shellenberger, Founder and President of Environmental Progress, joined us to discuss his new book, “APOCALYPSE NEVER.” Michael is a lifelong environmentalist and wrote the book to counter the extreme arguments often made in today’s climate debate. He has also been an outspoken proponent of nuclear…

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July 8, 2020

Special Edition – Senator Kevin Cramer

We have a “COBT Special Edition” for you this week! We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit with Senator Kevin Cramer of North Dakota this morning. We had plenty to cover with the Senator given the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy and how it affects the Bakken and America’s national and economic security. Senator…

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