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Videos: Promoting a Civil Discourse on Energy

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted August 27, 2012

The Rational Middle Energy Series is a collection of short films designed to spur a fact-based conversation on key issues. The idea is civil dialogue, featuring geo-engineers, environmental scientists, economists and other experts. The result is a frank discussion of energy challenges and solutions. Below, Drilling Realities, Part I:

And Part II:


Mark Green joined API after a career in newspaper journalism, including 16 years as national editorial writer for The Oklahoman in the paper’s Washington bureau. Mark also was a reporter, copy editor and sports editor. He earned his journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and master’s in journalism and public affairs from American University. He and his wife Pamela live in Occoquan, Va., where they enjoy their four grandchildren.