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- Chris Holly reporter, "The Energy Daily"
- Sara Banaszak senior economist, American Petroleum Institute
- David Sandalow senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; author "Freedom from Oil;" served as an assistant secretary of state and senior director on the National Security Council staff in the Clinton administration
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