Morgan Bazilian

Colorado School of Mines

Director, Payne Institute & Professor of Public Policy

Morgan Bazilian is the Director of the Payne Institute and Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. With over two decades of experience in the energy sector, Dr. Bazilian is regarded as a leading expert in international affairs, security, policy, and investment. Dr. Bazilian has published in Science, Nature, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and other leading journals. His book Analytical Methods for Energy Diversity and Security is considered a seminal work in energy finance and security. He serves on the Advisory Council of the Sustainable Finance Programme at Oxford University, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Dr. Bazilian was a senior diplomat at the United Nations, and lead energy specialist at the World Bank. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Irish Government as Principal Advisor to the Energy Minister. He was also the European Union’s lead negotiator on technology at the UN climate negotiations. A Fulbright fellow, Bazilian holds a PhD in areas related to energy systems.

Sessions With Morgan Bazilian

Monday, 1 March

  • 01:10pm - 01:40pm (CST) / 01/mar/2021 07:10 pm - 01/mar/2021 07:40 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    GHG Emissions & Competing on Carbon

    Panel Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability

    Key stakeholders are increasingly prioritizing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of oil and gas companies. The GHG intensity of crude oil (whether from just production or through to and including end-use) has become of interest. What are the driving forces behind these trends and how are companies responding? What could these trends mean for future investing in fossil fuel and commodity sector?