Canadian Energy Research Institute
Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) is an independent, non-profit research institute. The institute was founded in 1975 and principally focuses on the analysis of energy economics and related environmental policy issues in the producing, transportation, and consuming sectors. It provides relevant, independent, objective economic research, education, analysis, conferences, and training in energy and environmental issues to benefit business, government, academia and the public. CERI specializes in policy design and impact analysis, energy market assessments and forecasts, market designs, econometric analysis and energy-environmental linkages. It offers insights of scientific research, economic analysis, and practical experience to the government, business sector, and the media. CERI Staff is assisted in these endeavors In 2009, the institute conducted a comprehensive assessment of the role of the petroleum industry in the provincial and national economies, currently and 20 years into the future. In the past CERI offered a number of cutting-edge training courses related to the energy sector. However, the organization has been restructured and as of April 1, 2010 will no longer offer training to the public. The institute is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.