2018 September-October Mark A. Stansberry 

American Natural Gas and NATO

In the fall of 1997, I was approached by a friend of mine, Vladimir, who asked if I could assist his native country the Czech Republic in getting into NATO. At the time, he told me the Czech Republic’s leaders needed to meet with key U.S. Senate leaders. The U.S. Senate would have to ratify the Czech Republic going in… Read More
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Mark Stansberry 2018 May-June Contributors Mark A. Stansberry 

Achieving Energy Excellence!

Since the beginning of March of this year, I have spoken at several events, including The Pipeline & Energy Expo in Tulsa, OK, the 25th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association in Lake Charles, LA, the Digital Transformation in the Oil and Gas Industry conference in Houston, TX., and the Pre-Conference of the National Council on Undergraduate… Read More
2018 March-April Contributors Mark A. Stansberry 

America’s Energy Transformation

“The elements of our strengths are many. They include our democratic government, our economic system, our great natural resources,” stated Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick in the 80s about the United States. The business page headline, in the November 3rd, 2001 Oklahoman, read “Terrorist attacks spur need for national energy policy.” The day before, energy experts and government officials had attended the… Read More
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2018 January-February Contributors Mark A. Stansberry 

Energy Efficiency and Environmental Preservation

In 1992, I founded and chaired the first International Energy Policy Conference (IEPC) now known as National Energy Talk (NET). IEPC/NET is now in its twenty-fifth year. The theme then and now is “Striving for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Preservation,” National Energy Talk provides a means of open dialogue regarding energy policies and issues. The November 18-19, 2017 issue of… Read More

2017-May-June Contributors Mark A. Stansberry 


What is National Energy Talk? The History First, the beginnings and history of National Energy Talk: In 1992, I founded and launched the first International Energy Policy Conference.  Since its inception, the conference has hosted dignitaries, Fortune 500 companies, industry experts, ambassadors, and delegations to discuss energy efficiency, environmental preservation, and the whys, hows and solutions of a national energy… Read More
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