US-Ukraine Energy Dialogue III

Securing Ukraine’s Energy Independence


April 15-16, 2008


US-Ukraine Energy Dialogue III was held on April 15-16, 2008 in Washington, DC. The theme of third forum of the US Ukraine Energy Dialogue Series was “Securing Ukraine’s Energy Independence”.

Senator Lugar opened the proceedings by asking both Ukraine and the US to pursuit a “Trans-Atlantic Energy Security Strategy”. UA Deputy Minister of Energy and Fuel responded with an extensive “overview” of the Ukraine’s recent intiatives in the areas of energy exploration, transmission, conservation and renewal.

Major energy players from the two countries, private and public, provided their imput in two settings: a policy forum on April 15 and a business/investment forum on April 16.


  • Ilan Berman
  • George Laszkiewicz
  • Peter Borisow
  • Richard Lugar
  • Valerie Borovik
  • Volodymyr Makukha
  • Matt Bryza
  • Larry Markel
  • Brian Castelli
  • Jeff Mitchell
  • Edward Chow
  • Herman Pirchner
  • Keith Crane
  • Oleh Shamshur
  • Jan Ebinger
  • P.K. [Kris] Singh
  • Lev Holubec
  • Keith Smith
  • Adrian Karatnycky
  • Tom Spellman
  • Karl Kendall
  • Ed Tockman
  • Taras Kuzio
  • Walter Zaryckyj


  • American Foreign Policy Council
  • The Orange Circle
  • Center for US-Ukrainian Relations
  • Trade Mission of Ukraine to the US


  • Chadbourne & Parke
  • SCM
  • Delta Airlines
  • Vanco
  • Open Ukraine



  • VOA Reports on US-UA ED III/April 15 [Ukrainian Language]
  • VOA Reports on US-UA ED III/April 16 [Ukrainian Language]


View the event program here