S.193 - Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2007

A bill to increase cooperation on energy issues between the United States Government and foreign governments and entities in order to secure the strategic and economic interests of the United States, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to increase cooperation on energy issues between the United States Government and foreign governments and entities in order to secure the strategic and economic interests of the United States, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2007 as reported to senate.

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Official Summary

Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2007 - Defines \"major energy producer\" and \"major energy consumer.\" Expresses the sense of Congress respecting energy diplomacy and security. States that the Secretary of State should seek immediately to establish: (1) strategic energy partnerships w

Official Summary

Energy Diplomacy and Security Act of 2007 - Defines \"major energy producer\" and \"major energy consumer.\" Expresses the sense of Congress respecting energy diplomacy and security. States that the Secretary of State should seek immediately to establish:
(1) strategic energy partnerships with the governments of major energy producers and major energy consumers, and with governments of other countries;
(2) petroleum crisis response mechanisms with the governments of China and India;
(3) a Western Hemisphere energy crisis response mechanism; and
(4) a regional-based ministerial Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum. States that the President should place on the agenda for discussion at the Governing Board of the International Energy Agency the merits of establishing an international energy program application procedure. Urges the Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum (established in response to this Act) to implement:
(1) an Energy Crisis Initiative;
(2) an Energy Sustainability Initiative; and
(3) an Energy for Development Initiative. Directs the Secretary to approach other governments in the Western Hemisphere to seek cooperation in establishing a Hemisphere Energy Industry Group of industry and government representatives, coordinated by the U.S. Government. Sets forth specified reporting requirements.

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