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Jackson School Talks Energy at UT Energy Week

 The Jackson School’s Jorge Piñon moderating a discussion at UT energy week. UT Austin.

The Jackson School’s Jorge Piñon moderating a discussion at UT energy week. UT Austin.

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 Jackson School’s Jorge Piñon moderating a discussion at UT energy week. UT Austin.
The Jackson School’s Jorge Piñon moderating a discussion at UT energy week. UT Austin.

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.