The Expert: Energy market economist and policy strategist Annette Hester

Who: Annette Hester
Age: 53
Experience: Energy market economist and policy strategist; senior fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI); has guest lectured at Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Columbia universities; researches geopolitics of energy in the Western Hemisphere, trade policies and oil and gas regulatory frameworks.

Consider the royalty regime debate and how that galvanized people in the industry. How fast do you want to approve oil sands projects? Do you develop now or save it for future generations? Why do we want to approve three million barrels...
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