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Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center for a virtual private launch of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Quarterly Gas Market Report on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ETJean-Baptiste Dubreuil, Senior Natural Gas Analyst, and Gergely Molnar, Natural Gas Analyst at the IEA, will present the main findings of the report, followed by a panel discussion with Leslie Palti-Guzman, Co-Founder and President of GasVista LLC, and Q&A session with the audience.  Ambassador Richard Morningstar, Founding Chairman at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, will moderate the discussion.

The volatility of the global gas market during the height of COVID-19 in 2020 has continued into 2021, and persisting uncertainties around the trajectory of the post-pandemic economic recovery, sectoral fuel switching dynamics, and a challenging investment environment complicate the market’s outlook as the winter market squeeze looms and threatens a gas supply crisis. In the midst of record gas prices, the IEA’s new Quarterly Gas Market Report analyzes the main drivers and implications of recent gas market trends and provides a short-term forecast for the market heading into the winter.  We hope you will join this virtual discussion to explore recent market trends and the future outlook for global gas supply, demand, and security.

You will be able to join this conversation via the web application Zoom, which is accessible through your web browser, the Zoom desktop or mobile app, and by phone. Please RSVP below to receive Zoom information and to view a full program agenda.

For any questions or additional information, please contact David W. Yellen at dyellen@atlanticcouncil.org.

Featuring

Jean-Baptiste Dubreuil, Senior Natural Gas Analyst, IEA

Jean-Baptiste Dubreuil joined the International Energy Agency in 2017 as Senior Natural Gas Analyst.  He has two decades of experience in energy with various major oil and gas industry, research and services stakeholders. Before joining the IEA, he held several economic analysis management positions within Engie, a leading global energy provider, at both corporate and business unit levels. Jean-Baptiste also has academic experience as an invited lecturer in Oil & Gas Markets with Paris Institute of Political Sciences and Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education. He holds a Master of Energy Economics from the French Institute of Petroleum and graduated in Economics and Finance from Paris Institute of Political Sciences.

Gergely Molnar, Natural Gas Analyst, IEA

Gergely MOLNAR joined the International Energy Agency in August 2018, as a Gas Analyst in the Gas, Coal and Power Markets Division within the Directorate of Energy Markets and Security. The Division is responsible for the development of short- and medium-term market forecasts, and the publication of the Global Gas Security Review. Before joining the Agency, he held several positions in consulting and private research companies with a focus on European gas markets and gas infrastructure.

He holds a Master in International Energy from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences, and graduated in International Affairs from the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Leslie Palti-Guzman, Co-Founder and President, GasVista LLC

Leslie Palti-Guzman is the Co-Founder and President of GasVista, a global gas consultancy and technology provider. She is also a New York University SPS Center for Global Affairs Senior Non-Resident Fellow and the author of the Energy Vista podcast. Leslie has fifteen years’ experience as a global gas market research analyst, political risk advisor and energy market journalist. Prior to founding GasVista, she was the head of Rapidan Energy Group’s Global Gas Service, a nonresident fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, and a senior analyst at Eurasia Group. Ms. Palti-Guzman testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on “Challenges and Opportunities for Oil and Gas development in Different Price Environments.” Leslie has established a strong professional reputation and is regularly asked to appear as a featured speaker at energy events and on television. She published many papers and articles in key publications, and most recently she wrote for CSIS on “What is the geopolitical impact of US LNG“ and for NBR on “The Future of Asia’s Natural Gas Market: The Need for a Regional LNG Hub,” and “Revolutionizing LNG and Natural Gas in the Indo-Pacific.” She wrote several op-eds, and most recently she published on The Hill “Hydrogen may be the ‘fuel of the future’ — but geopolitics could look a lot like gas.”

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