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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 635: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture: Energy Markets in a Time of Crisis

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, Dr. Dean Foreman, Chief Economist of the American Petroleum Institute, joined host Cliff Waldman for a wide-ranging discussion of energy issues, present, and future. Dean overviewed oil market distortions arising from the pandemic, Russian aggression, inflation and supply chain challenges. He also offered analysis of the markets for natural gas and gasoline. In the last part of the episode, the discussion turned to climate change, with a focus on technology and the role of the federal government in incentivizing climate-driven energy innovations.


Cliff Waldman

Certified Business Economist and member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). Go beyond the mainstream media headlines with Cliff Waldman throughout his series on Manufacturing Talk Radio where he focuses on forces that are catalyzing rapid structural changes in the companies and sectors that comprise the dynamic manufacturing industry.


Dr. R. Dean Foreman

Dr. R. Dean Foreman chief economist of the American Petroleum Institute and an expert in the economics and markets for oil, natural gas and power with more than two decades of industry experience including ExxonMobil, Talisman Energy, Sasol, and Saudi Aramco in forecasting & market analysis, corporate strategic planning, and finance/risk management. He holds a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Florida and is known for knowledge of energy markets, applying advanced analytics to assess risk in these markets, and clearly and effectively communicating with management, policy makers and the media.

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