Washington DC – ASPO-USA conducted a news conference today on the steps of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters to express deep concerns about the reliability of projections for future oil and gas supplies by DOE and the Energy Information Administration.  Representatives of ASPO-USA, delivered comments and presented a letter to DOE Secretary Steven Chu which outlines these concerns and asks for answers to seven specific questions.  The letter also urges DOE to initiate and lead the development a National Oil Emergency Response Plan.  A staff member from the Office of the Secretary was on hand to receive the letter.

Please see information included in the media packet below for more details.

ASPO-USA Executive Director, Jan Mueller, speaks during a 10-26 news conference outside the US Department of Energy. Also pictured (left to right): ASPO-USA Board President, Jim Baldauf; Editor of ASPO-USA's "Peak Oil Review", Tom Whipple; Co-author of "The Impending World Energy Mess", Dr. Robert L. Hirsch; ASPO-USA Board Member, Arthur E. Berman.
ASPO-USA Executive Director Jan Mueller speaks during an October 26 news conference outside the U.S. Department of Energy. Also pictured (left to right): Jim Baldauf, ASPO-USA Board President; Tom Whipple, Editor, ASPO-USA's "Peak Oil Review"; Dr. Robert Hirsch, Co-author, "The Impending World Energy Mess"; Art Berman, ASPO-USA Board Member.

ASPO-USA News Release 10/26/11 [pdf]

ASPO-USA Letter to Secretary Chu 10/26/11 [pdf]

ASPO-USA Chart: 7-Year Plateau [pdf]

ASPO-USA Chart: Global Net Exports [pdf]

ASPO-USA Individual Statements – Truth in Energy [pdf]

ASPO-USA Media Advisory 10/24/11 [pdf]

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