Jackson School Talks Energy at UT Energy Week
November 1, 2015
In February 2015 the Jackson School of Geosciences participated in UT Energy Week, a gathering of experts from academia, industry, non-profit organizations and the news media, co-hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute and student-run Longhorn Energy Club. Jorge Piñon, interim director of the Jackson School’s Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy and director of its Latin America and Caribbean Energy Program, moderated a discussion on the expected benefits to Mexico and North America from energy regulatory reform. Michelle Michot Foss, chief energy economist at
the Bureau of Economic Geology’s (BEG) Center for Energy Economics was on the panel. In addition, BEG Director Scott Tinker and Ian Duncan, a BEG program director, participated in a panel on the impact of hydraulic fracturing moderated by Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal senior energy reporter.