Climate Science and Economics

Speaker: DR. MICHELLE MICHOT FOSS
Speaker DR. MICHELLE MICHOT FOSS
CHIEF ENERGY ECONOMIST AND HEAD, CENTER FOR ENERGY ECONOMICS BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN      Dr. Michelle Michot Foss directs and conducts research, specializing in the energy value chains and associated investment frameworks; advises US and international energy companies; publishes and speaks widely on energy issues; ...

CHIEF ENERGY ECONOMIST AND HEAD, CENTER FOR ENERGY ECONOMICS
BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

  
   Dr. Michelle Michot Foss directs and conducts research, specializing in the energy value chains and associated investment frameworks; advises US and international energy companies; publishes and speaks widely on energy issues; and provides public commentary and testimony to governments. Areas of emphasis include upstream/midstream natural gas and LNG, upstream oil, CCS and climate economics, electric power generation fuels, national oil companies, energy scenarios and outlooks. 

   She directs two major research programs: CEE’s US Agency for International Development cooperative agreement, Smart Development in Energy Sector Governance (currently working in West Africa) and CEE’s research program on national oil companies, including World Bank collaboration. She also founded and directs CEE’s international capacity building program, New Era in Oil, Gas & Power Value Creation
In addition to Texas and the US, Dr. Michot Foss and the CEE team members have experience in Canada and Mexico; South America; Russia and the Caspian; Western Europe and Turkey; Africa; and East Asia

Dr. Michot Foss has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee on Earth Resources and serves on the advisory board for the Moratoria Study Group hosted by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). 


In 2006, Dr. Michot Foss was chosen a Senior Fellow by the US Association for Energy Economics for her contribution to the profession and association. She was selected one of the Key Women in Energy-Americas (2003). She was the 2003 president of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and 2001 president of the USAEE. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and member and former director of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); was recognized by the Scientific Council, 50th Anniversary of ENI Commemorative Encyclopedia of Hydrocarbons; serves on the advisory boards of the Consumer Energy Alliance, the Institute for Energy in the 21st Century (US Chamber of Commerce) and the Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy & Technology and on the editorial boards of the AIPN/Oxford Press Journal of World Energy Law & Business and the International Journal of Regulation and Governance. She holds degrees from University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Colorado School of Mines, and University of Houston

Full Description

This presentation will be a review of key developments in climate science, including emerging trends and questions.  Economic considerations associated with policy and regulatory options that are under debate will also be presented.  The status of US and international initiatives will be discussed.  Implications for energy business strategies and other considerations are explored in this presentation.  This will be a dynamic presentation of a subject that has vast implications for the energy business.

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Vegetable soup
Yankee pot roast (beef)
Peach cobbler
 
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Organizer Barry Faulkner

When?

Thu, Jan. 14, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

Petroleum CLub of Houston, ExxonMobil Bldg. 43 Floor
800 Bell Street
Houston, Texas 77002
USA

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