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CIC Nipissing: John Foster – Oil & World Politics

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST



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Event Description:

John Foster will examine Canadian oil in a global context – an ongoing rivalry among world powers and regional countries for control of oil and natural gas. Instancing Iran, Syria, Ukraine and Venezuela, he will illuminate petroleum-related reasons for government actions that are rarely discussed publicly. 


Speaker:  John Foster

As an international oil economist, John Foster witnessed the geopolitics of petroleum in more than 30 countries. His experience includes positions with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, BP group and Petro-Canada in three capital cities – London, Washington DC and Ottawa. He grew up in London England, graduating in economics and law from Cambridge University. In the past decade, he has given talks across Canada on petroleum rivalries and conflicts, and authored articles in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and elsewhere, and been interviewed on radio and TV.


Registration and details:

Please register for this event at the following link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/john-foster-oil-world-politics-tickets-56450061654

Seating is limited.

For additional information about the event or the CIC, please contact: Karen Strang at karen@strang-ic-solutions.com





February 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
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Nipissing University, Room F210
100 College Drive
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7 Canada
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CIC Nipissing Branch