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Bureau of Economic Geology, Scott W. Tinker, Director
Jackson School of Geosciences
University of Texas at Austin

Think Corner is a public forum for analyzing and debating developments in the global energy scene.


Midstream & Long Term Impacts of Price Spikes
April 2014


A 40 TCF Market?
February 2014

Is U.S. LNG Competitive?
February 2014

CEE 2013 Annual Meeting: North, South, Texas, and the Rest
December 2013

CEE 2013 Mid-Year Review: Building Out the New Oil, Gas, and Power Value Chains
June 2013


Podcast of the Bureau of Economic Geology

Energy Economics 101 - Part 1
Episode No. 3 March 2009
Energy Economics 101 - Part 2
Episode No. 4 April 2009

Dr. Michelle M. Foss


Dr. Michelle Michot Foss
Chief Energy Economist and Program Manager
Center for Energy Economics
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
Tel 713-654-5400
Fax 713-654-5405





Forward Curves in Energy
in Oil and Gas Investor or contact CEE

Sharp Cycles Ahead
in Oil and Gas Investor or contact CEE

The Impacts of Raising the Energy Price Cap in ERCOT
The Electricity Journal, August/September 2013

North American chapter in, The Pricing of Internationally Traded Gas

Commentary on Part V- Western Hemisphere, by Michelle Michot Foss

Energy & Security 2nd Edition (Kalicki and Goldwyn), 2013, Woodrow Wilson Center

Introduction to LNG, and LNG Safety and Security, June 2012 Updates. See our LNG page for other publications.

The Outlook for U.S. Gas Prices in 2020: Henry at $3 or $10?
The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies,
NG 58, December 2011

[paper] [press release]

Follow-up to:
United States
Natural Gas Prices to 2015,
The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies,
NG 18, February 2007

[paper] [press release]

Hydrocarbon Production Update: Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela
IAEE Energy Forum,
March 2011



April 2-3 Dr. Foss to speak at the Gas and Power Conference in Mexico City, MX
April 4 Dr. Foss will address the Mexican chapter of the World Energy Council
April 8 Dr. Foss to speak on prospects for energy reform in Mexico at the Manhattan Institute, New York City
April 11 Dr. Gülen to present CEE work at the UT/BEG Industry Day in Austin
April 29 Dr. Gulen is an invited keynote speaker at the Natural Gas Distributors Association of Chile (AGN) in Santiago, Chile
May 21

Dr. Foss will serve as a keynote presenter at the annual Flame gas conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands

June 10

Dr. Foss will serve as the opening keynote presenter for the Hart Energy/Oil & Gas Investor Energy Capital Conference, Houston

June 19-21

Dr. Foss will speak at the annual joint forum, “The Transformation of the Mexican Energy Sector”, held by the Mexican Energy Association, the Mexican Association for Energy Economics/Mexican chapter of the International Association for Energy Economics, the Mexican Association of Natural Gas, and the Mexican chapter of World Energy Council, in Acapulco


April 1, 2014- Dr. Foss presented to the Ernst & Young energy partners annual meeting.

March 26, 2014- Dr. Foss participated and served as a session chair in the IEA Unconventional Gas Forum in Calgary, CA.

March 24, 2014 – Dr. Gülen presented on US natural gas export potential at Jackson School of Geosciences' IX Latin American Forum on Energy & the Environment in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

March 3-7, 2014- Dr. Foss was a delegate at CERA week.

February 25, 2014- Dr. Foss presented at the 4th Norwegian Finance Day event.

February 18, 2014- Dr. Foss presented at the Clean Fracking Conference in Houston, TX with Dr. Ian Duncan, BEG.

February 11, 2014- Dr. Foss spoke at the JAPAN UPDATE for the Japan American Society of Dallas/Fort Worth.

February 4, 2014- Dr. Foss spoke at the North American Prospect Expo conference.

January 30, 2014 – Dr. Foss delivered the keynote address at the International Upstream Energy Transactions conference organized by The University of Texas School of Law, The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (OGERL), and The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

January 7, 2014 – Dr. Gülen was the keynote speaker at the Shale Gas Conference organized by the Steel Exporters Association in Turkey.

January 3, 2014 – Dr. Gülen presented on shale gas economics to the Turkish Chapter of the International Association for Energy Economics.

December 26, 2013 – Dr. Gülen discussed shale gas developments, related environmental concerns and natural gas markets in the U.S. and the impacts of increasing gas production in North America on the rest of the global natural gas markets via LNG exports at a special event organized by the Association of Natural Gas Importers and Exporters in Turkey.

December 4-5, 2013 – CEE held its always insightful Annual Meeting with the theme of "North, South, Texas and the Rest". Meeting agenda and presentations can be found at our Think Corner.