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John Hofmeister on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” November 16th, 6:30 AM EST
Monday, November 15, 2010@ 6:20 PM
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***ALERT*** : John Hofmeister will be the guest on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, Tuesday November 16th, 2010   6:30 AM EST

Please check your local listings for your CNBC station.


Please check back here frequently for more information on John Hofmeister’s media appearances.


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John Hofmeister: Upcoming Media Appearances UPDATED 5-23-10
Wednesday, May 19, 2010@ 8:51 PM
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UPDATED 5-23-2010

This is a list of John Hofmeister’s upcoming media appearances.  More information on each appearance will be posted here as it becomes available.  Please check back often for more updates and information.

May 20th

John appears on “Fox and Friends” on the Fox News Channel, 6:15 AM EST

May 23rd

John will be featured in Texas Monthly, on newsstands May 23

May 24th

John will be part of a telephone interview with aol.com, May 24, NOON EST

May 25th

John will do a series of interviews for ABC RADIO NEWS / “Bob Brinker’s Money Talk”, May 25th

John will be interviewed for Fox News Radio Network /”Brian and the Judge”, May 25th

John will appear on Bloomberg Radio’s “The Hays Advantage“  on May 25th, Noon EST

John will be on Fox and Friends on May 25

John will be interviewed by Fox Business Network, Live in studio interview May 25

John will be on MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show on May 25

John will be on “Marketplace” with host Kai Ryssdal, Noon EST

John will be interviewed for TheStreet.com, May 25

John will be interviewed for BBC World News America on May 25th

May 26th

John is taping an interview with C-Span’s Afterwords on May 26, air date tba

John will appear on NPR’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on May 26th

John will be on CNBC’s Squakw Box on May 26th

John interviews with Fox Business Network on May 26th

May 27

John will tape an in-studio interview for BNN-TV Toronto, May 27th

May 31

John will be interviewed on CNBC’s The Closing Bell on May 31

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John will be interviewed by Associated Press on May 24th, run date tba

John will be interviewed by the Washington Post, run date tba

John will be interviewed by USA Today, run date tba

John will appear in Fast Company, run date tba

John will appear in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, run date tba

John is writing a piece for Forbes Magazine, slated to run mid-May

John has already been interviewed by the Financial Times, run date tba
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Speaking Dates:

The Strand Bookstore in NYC on May 26 at 7 PM

The University of Toronto Rotman’s School of Business on May 27

Brazos Bookstore in Houston on June 16 at 7 PM

The Foreign Policy Association at Barclays Capital in NYC on May25th

Check back here for more update and information….

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John Hofmeister to Keynote 2010 Gas Shales Summit
Monday, May 17, 2010@ 1:54 PM
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John Hofmeister is the retired President of Shell Oil Company who heads Citizens for Affordable Energy, a public policy education organization that promotes sound energy policy, energy security, and sustainable environmental policies. He is the author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Industry Insider (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

2010 Gas Shales Summit
Hydraulic Fracturing & the Environment
June 2-3, 2010 | Marriott Houston West Loop by the Galleria

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No Sign of Let-up: Energy Blackouts in America
Monday, May 17, 2010@ 12:08 PM
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The sudden surge in population has resulted in a dearth in energy supply all over the world. Approximately every four months, there are energy blackouts in America that affects half a million homes. Blackouts in America cause not only hospitals and television stations to black out, but also those other things such as elevators, trains, and traffic lights. Water treatment and pumping water to reservoirs requires electricity. Almost everything that makes our life comfortable depends on electricity, and energy blackouts in America will affect the normalcy of every person on the continent.

The frequency of large energy blackouts in America has exponentially increased in the coming years especially during the peak hours of the day. These blackouts can last for approximately a week and affect the public welfare and health of the people living in America. The lack of energy can affect the quality of life of every single person in America. The primary causes of energy blackouts in America are due to the use of energy resources for long distance transfers. This in turn affects the availability of the lines, increasing the risk for blackouts. There is an insufficient management of systems of the electricity network, and inadequate investments in the transmission infrastructure. The protective systems were also poorly aligned, which affected the reliability of the energy supply. All these factors combined, are the main causes the primary causes for energy blackouts in America.

Natural storms, human errors and mechanical failures also contribute to triggering an energy blackout.
The effect of energy blackouts in America also has a large impact on the social costs – there are heavy losses incurred for every blackout. While the frequency of blackouts has definitely not decreased, the frequencies increase during the late summer and late-winter months. This shows that blackout trends changes with the time of the year.

The technological improvements have definitely reduced the number of energy blackouts in America, even if they have not decreased the frequency of them. The energy crisis forces people to consider alternative means of power – such as solar or wind energy. Given the lack of guarantee of the prolonged supply, renewable energy sources are one way for Americans to avoid this energy crisis from hitting them hard.

The energy blackouts in America have begun to encourage people to conserve the energy, and support the development of alternative sources of power that are renewable and more abundant in supply.

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ALERT: John Hofmeister on “Larry King Live” TONIGHT 9:00PM EST
Friday, May 14, 2010@ 7:49 PM
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LARRY KING TO FEATURE FORMER SHELL OIL PRESIDENT

John Hofmeister Will Comment On Issues Surrounding Recent Oil Spill

The former President of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister, will be appearing as a featured guest on the Friday, May14th episode of “Larry King Live” on CNN.  He will be discussing solutions for cleaning up the oil spill that resulted from the April 20th BP oil rig explosion.

Hofmeister is an individual with a unique perspective on not only the oil industry, but on the nation’s energy situation as a whole.  An expert in his field, he is the former President of the Shell Oil Company as well as the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization Citizens for Affordable Energy which exists, “To educate citizens and government officials about pragmatic, non-partisan affordable energy solutions, environmental protection, energy alternatives, efficiency, infrastructure, public policy, competitiveness, social cohesion, and quality of life.”   He has also written a book entitled Why We Hate the Oil Companies:  Straight Talk From an Energy Insider, due for release on May 25th.

“Larry King Live” on CNN airs at 9pm EST.  Text “ENERGY” to 20222 to make a ten dollar donation to Citizens for Affordable Energy.

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John Hofmeister is available for interviews and speaking engagements. For more information please contact Karen Hofmeister at 713-523-7333 or karen.hofmeister@jkhgroup.org.

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ALERT: John Hofmeister sits with Charlie Rose TONIGHT 11PM EST
Friday, May 14, 2010@ 5:16 PM
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CHARLIE ROSE: Panel discussion with John Hofmeister, others

John Hofmeister Will Comment On Issues Surrounding Recent Oil Spill

The former President of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister, will be appearing as a featured guest on the Friday, May14th episode of “Charlie Rose” on Bloomberg TV and PBS.  He will be part of a panel discussion concerning solutions for cleaning up the oil spill that resulted from the April 20th BP oil rig explosion.  Other panelists include James Tripp and Sylvia Earle.

Hofmeister is an individual with a unique perspective on not only the oil industry, but on the nation’s energy situation as a whole.  An expert in his field, he is the former President of the Shell Oil Company as well as the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization Citizens for Affordable Energy which exists, “To educate citizens and government officials about pragmatic, non-partisan affordable energy solutions, environmental protection, energy alternatives, efficiency, infrastructure, public policy, competitiveness, social cohesion, and quality of life.”   He has also written a book entitled Why We Hate the Oil Companies:  Straight Talk From an Energy Insider, due for release on May 25th.

“Charlie Rose” airs on Bloomberg TV at 8pm and 10pm EST, and on over 200 PBS stations nationwide.  Text “ENERGY” to 20222 to make a ten dollar donation to Citizens for Affordable Energy.

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John Hofmeister is available for interviews and speaking engagements. For more information please contact Karen Hofmeister at 713-523-7333 or karen.hofmeister@jkhgroup.org.

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PBS Broadcast Schedule

http://www.charlierose.com/guest/view/6308

Charlie Rose airs Monday through Friday on over 200 PBS affiliates throughout the United States. Programs are one hour. Though we broadcast the show out of New York at 11pm weeknights, the show is seen at different times depending on your location. To find “Charlie Rose” in your area, first find your local affiliate. Go to “PBS Stationfinder” and follow the instructions.

Though schedules do change, most nights you’ll find Charlie Rose at these times in these major cities:

1. WNET New York 11 pm / 1:30 pm rebroadcast
2. WETA Washington DC 11 pm
3. WHUT Washington DC 11 pm
4. WGBH Boston 11 pm
5. KCET Los Angeles 11:30 pm
6. KQED San Francisco Midnight
7. WYCC Chicago 11 pm / 5 pm rebroadcast
8. PBA Atlanta 12:30 am / Noon rebroadcast

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CAN SENDING A TEXT MESSAGE HELP LOWER ENERGY COSTS?
Sunday, April 18, 2010@ 5:22 PM
Author: Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Karen Hofmeister

Telephone: 713-523-7333

E-Mail: karen.hofmeister@jkhgroup.org

CAN SENDING A TEXT MESSAGE HELP LOWER ENERGY COSTS?

It Can If a Donation is Texted to Citizens for Affordable Energy

Citizens for Affordable Energy educates citizens and government officials about pragmatic, non-partisan affordable energy solutions, environmental protections, energy alternatives, efficiency, infrastructure, public policy, competitiveness, social cohesion, and quality of life. CEO and founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy is John Hofmeister, the former President of Shell Oil. He founded the group to help educate citizens who will ultimately demand public policy by which America produces much more energy for affordability and sustainability.

By texting the word ENERGY to 20222 individuals can make a donation to Citizens for Affordable Energy and help further the cause of leading America to a more prosperous tomorrow. Donations to the group can help to accomplish the goals of bringing the cost of energy down, more energy independence, creating energy in an environmentally-friendly manner, developing new technology for energy production, developing alternative forms of energy, and improving energy policy.

For more information please visit www.citizensforaffordableenergy.com. John Hofmeister has carefully explained his vision and energy solutions in the book Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider, to be released on May 25th by Palgrave McMillan.

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For more information please contact Karen Hofmeister at 713-523-7333 or karen.hofmeister@jkhgroup.org.

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JOHN HOFMEISTER NAMED KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Friday, April 16, 2010@ 9:25 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JOHN HOFMEISTER NAMED KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

 

The World’s Largest Offshore Industry Conference Will Begin in Early May

 

John Hofmeister, the founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former President of the Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company, will be the keynote speaker of the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference. This year’s conference will begin on Monday, May 3rd and run through Thursday, May 6th and will be held at Houston’s Reliant Park.

For more than forty years, the Offshore Technology Conference hosts representatives of more than one hundred countries and is the world’s largest offshore resource development conference. This year’s meeting will have more than 70,000 attendees from around the globe and will allow corporations and individuals to make important business contacts while showcasing new technologies that are being developed for the industry. According to the Offshore Technology Conference website the gathering is the “world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection.” The four day conference will feature sessions, topical meals, exhibitions, and a workshop on numerous, relevant topics in the offshore industry.

Hofmeister is concerned about the high cost of energy and has founded Citizens for Affordable Energy with the stated mission, “To educate citizens and government officials about pragmatic, non-partisan affordable energy solutions, environmental protection, energy alternatives, efficiency, infrastructure, public policy, competitiveness, social cohesion, and quality of life.” His book, Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk From an Energy Insider will be released on May 25th by Palgrave McMillan. He wrote the book to share some practical steps that the United States can take to produce greater amounts of affordable energy.

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For further questions or comments from John Hofmeister, please contact via the site contact form.

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AMERICA IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MORE THAN ENOUGH ENERGY
Friday, April 16, 2010@ 7:23 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AMERICA IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MORE THAN ENOUGH ENERGY

Former President of Shell Oil Shares Solutions for Affordable Energy

 

John Hofmeister, former President of the Shell Oil Company, has passionately devoted himself to informing his fellow Americans that the nation is capable of producing more than enough energy.  He has founded and serves as the CEO of the non-profit organization Citizens for Affordable Energy and has written a book entitled Why We Hate the Oil Companies:  Straight Talk From an Energy Insider (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010).

Concerned about the economic problems caused by the high prices of oil and stating that America is mortgaging its future by not taking advantage of its own resources, Hofmeister states that America can produce affordable energy that can be generated in an environmentally-friendly manner.  Outlining some basic principles he calls The Four Mores, he provides solutions that can reverse the course of the country’s struggle to keep up with the growing demands for energy by using:

The compelling message Hofmeister is sharing in his book doesn’t involve developing entirely new systems, but rather stresses that changes can be made in the energy-generating systems that are already in use.  Hofmeister believes that embracing these strategies will keep America from sliding into what he calls “The Energy Abyss”.

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John Hofmeister is available for interviews and speaking engagements.  For more information please contact us via the site contact form.

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OIL EXPERT SAYS AMERICA MIGHT HAVE FAR MORE OIL THAN WE REALIZE
Friday, April 16, 2010@ 7:11 PM
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OIL EXPERT SAYS AMERICA MIGHT HAVE FAR MORE OIL THAN WE REALIZE

 

John Hofmeister Says That Probable Reserves in the United States Could Be in the Billions

 

President Obama announced on March 31st, 2010 that America has just made “the largest investment in clean energy in our nation’s history. It’s an investment that’s expected to create or save more than 700,000 jobs across America . . .”. There are different methods in the President’s energy-producing plan, not just drilling for oil and natural gas. But the President revealed that his administration will be expanding the nation’s offshore oil and natural gas exploration. The President assured the nation that, “we’ll employ new technologies that reduce the impact of oil exploration. We’ll protect areas that are vital to tourism, the environment, and our national security.”

Offshore drilling is just one component of the plan to help create more clean energy, stating the American economy will be better off in the long run when the nation becomes more energy efficient. He further stated the military is beginning to develop vehicles that run on hybrid fuels.

John Hofmeister, the former President of Shell Oil and CEO of the group Citizens for Affordable Energy, has stated that President Obama’s plan for offshore drilling may be a good thing for the nation but more scientific analysis of potential sites are needed. Citing the drilling restriction on much of the outer continental shelf, he said the industry has been prohibited for thirty years from exploring just how much oil the United States may actually have. However, stating the difference between proven oil reserves and probable reserves, Hofmeister said, “Probable reserves are in the hundreds of billions . . . of barrels in [the] United States of America . . .We’re sending a mis-signal to the American people about how much oil we actually have.”

Hofmeister states that there is no steady policy on offshore drilling, and the fact that policy changes every few years disrupt the years-long process of building up a system to produce major energy sources. Hofmeister said, “My main interest these days is the affordability of energy . . . and the only way to get affordability assured in the energy space is to produce more energy.”

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For further questions or comments from John Hofmeister, please contact us via the site contact form.

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