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Peter R. Hartley
Professor
 
e-mail:hartley@rice.edu
 
  • B.A. (hons I) Pure Mathematics (1974) Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
  • Ph.D. Economics (1980) University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • M.Ec. Economics (1977) Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
 
Primary Department
   Department of Economics
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Department Affiliations
 
  • James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
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    Websites
     Faculty page on departmental web site
     Economics Department web page
     
    Research Areas
     Energy economics
     
    Teaching Areas
     Dynamic optimization with a focus on energy economics applications, microeconomics of the energy sector, corporate finance, environmental economics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    “Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States,” joint with Mark Agerton, Kenneth B. Medlock III and Ted Temzelides, Energy Economics, 2017, 62(2): 171–180


    http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0140988316303589/1-s2.0-S0140988316303589-main.pdf?_tid=04631d96-dda1-11e6-a53c-00000aacb362&acdnat=1484759611_fc5d331571e7c75afa83f30bb5ed2c52
     
     

    “The Valley of Death for New Energy Technologies,” joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III,  The Energy Journal, 2017, 38(3): 33–61


    http://www.iaee.org/energyjournal/article/2927
     
     

    “The relationship between Energy Prices in Asia” joint with Yihui Lan and Abdullahi Alim revision submitted to The Energy Journal

     

     
     

    “Energy Sector Innovation and Growth: An Optimal Energy Crisis”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides and Xinya Zhang, The Energy Journal, 2016, 37(1): 233–258

     
     

    Mark Agerton, Peter R Hartley, Kenneth B. Medlock III and Ted Temzelides "Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States." International Monetary Fund, Working Paper 15/28


    http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=42702.0
     
     

    “The Future of Long-term LNG Contracts” The Energy Journal, 2015, 36(3): 209–233

     
     

    “Local Employment Impacts of Competing Energy Sources: the Case of Shale Gas Production and Wind Generation in Texas,” joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides and Xinya Zang, Energy Economics 49 (May, 2015): 610–619

     
     

    “Local Employment Impacts of Competing Energy Sources: the Case of Shale Gas Production and Wind Generation in Texas,” joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides and Xinya Zang, Energy Economics 49 (May, 2015): 610–619

     
     

    “The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices: The Role of the Exchange Rate”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 2014, 35(2):25-44

     
     

    “Energy Sector Innovation and Growth”, joint with Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ted Temzelides and Xinya Zang, The Energy Journal, 2016, 37(1): 233–258

     
     

    Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies”, joint with Kenneth Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 2013, 34 (2): 27–57

     
     

    Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies”, joint with Kenneth Medlock III, The Energy Journal, 2013, 34 (2): 27–57

     
     

    “Empirical Evidence on the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies,” joint with Stacy Eller and Kenneth Medlock III,  Empirical Economics, 2011, 40 (3): 623-643

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Ken Medlock "Potential Futures for Russian Natural Gas Exports." The Energy Journal, 30 (2009) : 73-95.

     
     Articles
     

    Peter Hartley and Paul Crompton "Costing Wind Power in Western Australia." In Progress

     
     

    Peter Hartley, Yihui Lan and Yanting Chen "Natural Gas Futures Prices: Weather Shocks and Storage Surprises." In Progress

     
     

    Kenneth B Medlock III and Peter R Hartley "The Market Impacts of New Natural Gas-Directed Policies in the United States." James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, working paper

     
     

    Peter R Hartley "Recent Developments in LNG Markets." USAEE Dialogue, Volume 23, 1


    http://dialogue.usaee.org/index.php/recent-developments-in-lng-markets-2
     
     

    Peter Hartley "Climate and Energy Policies: Two Sides of the Same Coin?." Power Magazine (June, 2012)

     
     

    Peter Hartley, Kenneth Medlock III "Climate Policy and Energy Security: Two Sides of the Same Coin?."  (2010) In Revision

     
     

    Peter Hartley "Wind power in the United States: Prospects and Consequences."  (2010) In Revision

     
     

    Peter Hartley, Kenneth Medlock III "Emerging Renewable Energy and Carbon Dioxide Abatement Policies."  (2010) In Revision

     
     

    Peter Hartley, Kenneth Medlock III, Jennifer Rosthal "Electricity Sector Demand for Natural Gas in the United States." In Revision

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Jack Gao and Robin Sickles "Optimal Dynamic Production Policy: The Case of a Large Oil Field in Saudi Arabia." Empirical Economics (2008)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Michele Hendrix and Dan Osherson "Mistaken Expectations, But Do They Matter?." Submitted

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Ken Medlock "A Model of the Operation and Development of a National Oil Company." Energy Economics, 30(5) (2008) : 2459-2485.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Ken Medlock and Jennie Rosthal "The Relationship Between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices." The Energy Journal, 29(3) (2008) : 47-65.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Dagobert Brito "Expectations and the Evolving World Gas Market." The Energy Jounral, 28:1 (2007) : 1-24.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock and Jennie Rosthal "The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices." The Enrgy JournalIn Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock and Stacy Eller "Empirical Evidence on the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies." Empirical EconomicsSubmitted

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with A. Jaffe and K. Medlock "Northeast Asia Energy: Opportunities and Challenges." Joint U. S. - Korea Academic Studies, 16: 37-60.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with J. Gao and R. Sickles "Optimal Dynamic Production Policy: The Case of a Large Oil Field in Saudi Arabia." Submitted

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with M. Hendrix and D. Osherson "Real Estate Values and Air Pollution: Measured Levels and Subjective Expectations." Submitted

     
     

    Hartley, Pater with Kenneth Medlock and Amy Jaffe "World Gas Trade Model: Some Implications for South Korea." James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, published electronically (July 22, 2005)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Dagobert Brito "Evolution of the International LNG Market." Energy JournalSubmitted

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock "HVDC Transmission and Solar Power in the US Southwest." James A. Baker III Institute for Public PolicyIn Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock "Political and Economic Influences on the Future World Market for Natural Gas." "The Geopolitics of Natural Gas", Cambridge University PreeIn Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock "The Baker Institute World Gas Trade Model." "The Geopolitics of Natural Gas", Cambridge University PressIn Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Kenneth Medlock "The Future World Market for Natural Gas." Natural Gas & Electricity, Vol. 22 (1) (August 2005)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Robin Sickles and Weiyu Gao "Optimal Dynamic Production Policy: The Case of a Large Oil Field in Saudia Arabia." Energy JournalIn Revision

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Whitt Jr., Joseph A. "Macroeconomics Fluctuations in Europe: Demand or Supply, Permanent or Temporary?." European Economic Review, 47(1) (2003) : 61-94.

     
     Books
     

    Hartley, Peter "Monetary Arrangements for New Zealand." : 114pp+vi.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter R. "Equity as a Social Goal." 

     
     Book chapters
     

    Hartley, Peter with K. Medlock "Political and Economic Influences on the Future World Market for Natural Gas." Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040, edited by David Victor, Amy Jaffe and Mark Hayes, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with K. Medlock "The Baker Institute World Gas Trade Model." Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040, edited by David Victor, Amy Jaffe and Mark Hayes, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press

     
     

    Hartley, Peter with Jaffee, Amy, Medlock III, Kenneth and Victor, David "Geopolitical Scenarios in the Natural Gas Market." The Geopolitics of Natural Gas (2004) Submitted

     
     

    Hartley, Peter, Medlock III, Kenneth and Nesbitt, Jill "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." The Geopolitics of Natural Gas (2004) Submitted

     
     Other
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Dagobert Brito) "Using Sakhalkin Natural Gas in Japan."  (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Daniel Osherson, David Lane and Richard R. Batsell) "Coherent Probability from Incoherent Judegment." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, Vol. 70(1) (2001) : 3-12.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with James Brown and Daniel Osherson) "Alcohol Use Among Houston Secondary School Students."  (2001)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Kenneth Medlock and Andre Droxler) "Global Warming:Science and Policy, Conference Summary."  (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Kenneth Medlock) "Controlling Carbon Dioxide: Let's Wait and See."  (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Robin Sickles) "A Model of Optimal Dynamic Oil Extraction: Evidence from a Large Middle Eastern Oil Field." Journal of Productivity Anaylsis (2001) : 59-71.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter "Montetary Policy in New Zealand."  (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter "Reform of the Electricity Supply in Japan."  (2000)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Cathy Buchanan) "Equity as a Social Goal."  (2000)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Daniel Osherson, David Lane and Richard R. Batsell) "Coherent Probability From Incoherent Judgement." Journal of Experimental Psychology (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter (with Joseph A. Whitt) "Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Europe: Deamnd, Supply, Permanent or Temporary?." European Economic Review (forthcoming)

     
     

    Hartley, Peter R. "Reform of the Electricity Supply Industry." Economia Mexicana, Vol VIII (1, 1999) : 45-90.

     
     

    Hartley, Peter R., Medlock, Kenneth and Warby, Michael "First Things First: Development and Global Warming."  (March, 1999)

     
     

    Hartley, P. R. "Inside Money as a Source of Investment Finance." Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol 30 (2, May, 1998) : 193-217.

     
    Presentations
     Conference Committee Member
     

    Head of Conference Organizing Committee.  "General Conference Chair." US Association for Energy Economics, 2012 North American Conference, Austin. (November 4-7, 2012)

     
     

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    Helped organize conference as VP Conferences, US Association.  "IAEE Conference." International Association for Energy Economics, 2009 Conference, San Francisco, California. (July 21-24)

     
     

    Helped organize conference and welcome participants.  "Water in the Houston Metabolism ." Shell Center for Sustainability, Rice University. (October 13)

     
     Conference Paper
     

    Day 2, dual plenary session on Natural Gas in Latin American Countries: Where can we expect a shale gas boom and more LNG in coming years?

     
     

    "The Relationship between LNG, Oil And Coal Prices in Asia," concurrent session presentation

     
     

    IAEE Asian Conference, Beijing China

     
     

    International Association for Energy Economics, 2014 International Conference, New York

     
     Invited Papers
     

    Singapore International Energy Week Conference, Singapore, "A Natural Gas Future?"

     
     

    AICPA Natonal Oil & Gas Conference, Denver, "Shale Gas: Some geopolitical implications"

     
     

    "A Model of the Operation and Development of a National Oil Company." Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, New Orleans, LA. (January 4, 2008)

     
     

    "Climate Policy, Energy Security and Australian Economic Development." Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Melbourne. (August 13, 2008)

     
     

    "Empirical Evidence on the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies." US Association for Energy Economics, New Orleans, LA. (January 4, 2008)

     
     

    "Energy Security and Climate Policy: Two Sides of the Same Coin?." Lavoisier Society, Melbourne. (August 12, 2008)

     
     

    "Shale Gas, Drilling Access Restrictions, and the Future of US LNG Imports." US Association for Energy Economics, New Orleans, LA. (December 4, 2008)

     
     

    "The Effects of US Drilling Access Restrictions and Carbon Constraints in a Global Gas Market." International Association for Energy Economics, Istanbul. (June 18, 2008)

     
     

    "The Efficiency of National Oil Companies (NOCs)." International Association for Energy Economics, Istanbul. (June 19, 2008)

     
     

    "The US Power Generation Sector and the Relationship Between Oil and Natural Gas Prices." Canadian Energy Research Institute, Calgary. (February 25, 2008)

     
     

    "Demand for Natural Gas in the US Power Generation Sector." James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy Conference on North American Natural Gas, Houston. (Novemebr 16, 2007)

     
     

    "LNG Trade in the Pacific Basin: Prospects and Possible Policical Disruptions." International Association for Energy Economics Meetings, Wellington, New Zealand. (February 19-20, 2007)

     
     

    "National Oil Company Efficiency: Theory and Evidence." Mexican Economics Associaction Meetings, Chetumal, Mexico. (May 21, 2007)

     
     

    "National Oil Company Efficiency: Theory and Evidence." Dubai. (March 8-9, 2007)

     
     

    "Should Policy-Makers Re-Consider Gas?." Conference on Global Energy Needs and Priorities, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch. (November 8, 2007)

     
     

    "Some Evidence on the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies." International Assocaition for Energy Economics Meetings, Florence. (June 12, 2007)

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Model Trade." The Energy Modeling Forum Group 23 World Natural Gas Markets, Stanford University. (January 25-26, 2007)

     
     

    "Future Developments in the World Natural Gas Market." United Nations Conference on Natural Gas ans Sustainable Development, Doha, Qatar. (February 7, 2006)

     
     

    "The Future Role of Russia in the World Market for Natural Gas." Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, TX. (May 3, 2006)

     
     

    "Comments on Some Electricity Provisions in the 2005 Energy Bill." Nanotechology & Energy Storage and the Grid Conference, Rice University, Houston, TX. (November 16, 2005)

     
     

    "Geopolitics and World Gas Trade." The New Energy Security, The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO. (October 16, 2005)

     
     

    "Russian Natural Gas Supply and Asian Energy Markets: Potential Impacts and Considerations." USEEA and IEEA Conference, Denver, CO. (September 20, 2005)

     
     

    "Smart Metering." SAP America Utilities Leadership Summit, Las Vegas, NV. (June 19, 2005)

     
     

    "The World Market for Natural Gas." Energy Modeling Forum, Washington D.C.. (Deceber 6, 2005)

     
     

    "HVDC and Solar in the US Southwest." Energy and Nanotechnology Workshop II: Prospects for Solar Energy in the 21st Century, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Houston, TX. (October 16, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III and Dagobert Brito

     
     

    "Russian Natural Gas Supply: Some Implications for Japan." The Energy Dimension in Russian Global Strategy: The Inflience of Russian Energy Supply on Pricing, Security and Oil Geopolitics, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Houston, TX. (October 25, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III and Jill Nesbitt

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Energy Modeling Forum Conference on Modeling International Trade in Natural Gas, Palo Alto, CA. (January 29-30, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Wolrd LNG Market Modeling Seminar, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Houston, TX. (March 15, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." 7th Annual Rice Global Forum for Engineering and Construction, Rice University, Houston, TX. (October 12, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Energy Modeling Forum Group 23 Meeting, Washington, DC. (December 2, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Gobal Geopolitics of Gas Conference, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Houston, TX. (May 26-27, 20004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Comments on: “Ripple Eects of Noise on Corporate Investment” by Dessaint, Foucault, Fresard and Matray." University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, College Park, Maryland. (April 22, 2016)

     
     

    "Energy markets in transition." Saudi Arabian Association for Energy Economics, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Damman, Saudi Arabia. (May 23, 2016)

     
     

    "Energy markets in transition with a focus on LNG." Naval Staff War College, visiting class of 2107, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University. (December 5, 2016)

     
     

    "Energy markets in transition with a focus on LNG: Growing pains, new technologies and new trading arrangements." Institute for Energy Economics, Japan, Tokyo. (May 11, 2016)

     
     

    "LNG Markets: Recent History and Potential Developments." Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply, Brisbane. (June 6)

     
     

    "LNG markets in Asia: Recent History and Potential Developments." Visiting delegation of Future Leaders, Qatar, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University. (September 29, 2016)

     
     

    "Longer term energy market developments." Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia. (June 6, 2016)

     
     

    "Natural Gas Markets in Asia: Recent History and Potential Developments." Hong Kong Association for Energy Economics, Hong Kong. (May 12, 2016)

     
     

    "Privatization with a focus on electricity market reform." Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia. (July 25, 2016)

     
     

    "Privatization with a focus on electricity market reform." Saudi Arabian Association for Energy Economics, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (May 25, 2016)

     
     

    "The Mexican Electricity Market Reforms: An assessment." Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City. (April 14, 2016)

     
     

    "WA Assets: To Sell or Not to Sell." Policy Committee, Liberal Party of Australia (WA Branch), University of Western AustraliaBusiness School. (May 4, 2016)

     
     

    "An Update on Recent Developments in the US Unconventional Oil and Gas Industry" UBS Leaders Lunch sponsored by the University of Western Australia Busiess School

     
     

    Employment Effects of Oil and Gas Development in the US, USAEE Houston Chapter Monthly meeting

     
     

    "Geopolitics of Natural Gas," Dual plenary session on the Geopolitics of Gas

     
     

    Three all-day classes taught to 75 students, mainly from China, in Harbin, China covering Energy Demand, Energy Supply, Global Energy Markets and Electrcity

     
     

    "Natural Gas Market Developments," The Fifth Eubank Conference on Real World Markets: A Focus on Energy

     
     

    "Natural Gas Markets in Asia: Recent History and Potential Developments," UWA Business School Ambassadorial Council

     
     

    "New Opportunities and Marketing Models for Australian Gas in Asia?" Invited keynote presentation to the Interntional Energy Agency Gas & Oil Technologies Collaboration Initiative (GOTIA) conference on "Asia/Pacific Natural Gas in a Global Context: Challenges and Responses"

     
     

    British Government Energy Roundtables, UK Consulate Houston

     
     

    Houston CPA Society 2014 Energy Seminar

     
     

    CPA Australia Mining and Energy Accounting Forum

     
     

    Australia - U.S. Cooperation in the Asian Century Seminar

     
     

    The French-American Chamber of Commerce The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Shale Gas Conference, 2014

    http://www.nacchouston.org/events/shale-gas-conference-2014/

     
     

    9th Annual LNG World Conference 2014, Singapore

     
     

    " Australian Natural Gas: An Update", Presentation to Qatar Petroleum, Strategy Seminar, Doha, Qatar

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", Macquarie University Applied Finance Center, Sydney

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", Confernece titled "From offshore to onshore – the future of WA’s gas market?", organized by the University of Western Australia Energy and Minerals Institute and the Grattan Institute, Perth

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", Singapore International Energy Week, Singapore

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, 2013 National Conference and Super Expo, Perth

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", European meetings of the International Association for Energy Economics, Düsseldorf, Germany

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America" Western Australia Department of State Development, Perth

     
     

    "Turning Cheap Resources into Expensive Energy Revisited",  Australian Institute of Energy, Energy in WA Conference, Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth

     
     

    "US LNG Exports and the Global Implications of US Shale", International Associaiton for Energy Economics International Conference, Daegu, South Korea

     
     

    "Is there a role for government in the energy industry?" Invited presentation to the 8th Annual Texas Energy Law Symposium, Austin, Texas

     
     

    Author and Presenter.  "Climate policy and fossil fuel use." University of Queensland, Centre for Coal Seam Gas, Brisbane, Australia. (July 10, 2012)

     
     

    Author and Presenter.  "Climate change and energy security policies: Are they really two sides of the same coin?." Australian American Chamber of Commerce, Annual Energy Conference, Hilton Hotel, Galleria, Houston. (January 20, 2012)

     
     

    Author and Presenter.  "Evolution of World Energy Markets: A View Based on Baker Institute Research." Central Texas Association for Energy Economics, Austin, TX. (June 1, 2012)

     
     

    Co-author & Presenter.  "Global Natural Gas Markets: Some Implications for Australia." University of Western Australia, Minerals & Energy Institute and Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association, Perth, Western Australia. (December 11, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Author and Presenter.  "Long-Term Contracting in the LNG Market." Qatar Petroleum, Doha, Qatar. (October 9, 2012)

     
     

    "Shale Gas and Geopolitics." UK Consulate Houston, Houston. (September 6, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Author and Presenter.  "Some Economic Issues Related to Oil and Natural Gas Markets." Energy Capital Conference, Houston. (June 7, 2012)

     
     

    "Some Economic Issues Related to Oil and Natural Gas Markets." American Institute of Chartered Public Accountants, Houston Conference, Houston. (August 28, 2012)

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices in North America: Some implications of the shale gas revolution." INREC International Ruhr Energy Conference, Essen, Germany. (February 6, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "World Natural Gas Markets in Coming Decades: Some Implications for Australia." University of Western Australia Business School, UWA Faculty Club Conference Center. (June 19, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Energy in WA Conference, Perth, "The Evolving World Energy Economy"

     
     

    Reid Oration, University of Western Australia, "Climate change and energy security policies: Are they really two sides of the same coin?"

     
     

    Waste Management Corporation, Leadership Conference, "Comments on the current economic situation"

     
     

    Domestic and International Impacts of Shale Gas Production

     
     

    "Climate change and energy security policies: Are they really two sides of the same coin?." Houston, Texas. (May 1, 2011)

     
     

    "Comments on "The U.S. Debt Outlook: Costs and Effects of Alternative Funding Sources" by John Kitchen, U.S. Treasury." James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Tax & Fiscal Policy Conference, Houston, Texas. (October 6, 2011)

     
     

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    ." Waste Management Corporation Western Houston Management Group, Houston, Texas. (May 11)

     
     

    "Current issues in energy policy." Jones Graduate School of Business, Houston, Texas. (October 1)

     
     

    "Efficiency of National Oil Companies (NOCs) and some implications for GOM exploration." Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (October 26)

     
     

    "Potential world-wide effects of shale gas." Leaders' Luncheon: University of Western Australia Business School and Energy & Minerals Initiative, Perth, Australia. (July 8)

     
     

    "Potential world-wide effects of shale gas

     ." Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore. (July 7)

     
     

    "Some comments on environmental policy with particular reference to the BP accident." Scientia, Rice University, Houston, Texas. (September 29)

     
     

    "The Changing Role of Asia in the World Natural Gas Market." Asia Scoiety, (June 2)

     
     

    "Wind Generation in the US: Prospects and consequences

     ." Eubank Conference, Houston, Texas. (October 19)

     
     

    "Wind Generation in the United States." James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Conference, Houston, Texas. (September 27)

     
     

    Gave presentation.  "Comments on the current economic situation." Waste Management Corporation Leadership Conference, Atlanta. (July 21)

     
     

    Presenter.  "Comments on the current economic situation." American Constitutional Society, Houston. (January 20)

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Comments on the current economic situation." Waste Management Corporation Leadership Conference, Four Seasons Hotel, Houston. (September 15)

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Comments on the current economic situation." Waste Management Corporation Board Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. (November 10)

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Comments on the current economic situation." Waste Management Corporation Leadership Conference, Pellican Resort, Newport Beach. (August 25)

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Efficiency of National Oil Companies." Australian National University, Economics Department, Canberra, Australia. (August 10)

     
     

    Made presentation.  "Electricity transmission grid upgrades: Some economic considerations." Nanotech Conference & Expo, 2009, George R Brown Convention Center, Houston. (May 5)

     
     

    Gave Presentation.  "Finding Opportunities in the Changing North American Gas Market." National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors 2009 Annual Convention, Beverly Wilshire, Los Angeles. (March 13)

     
     

    Gave presentation.  "Natural Gas Market: Major Uncertainties." Teche Chapter, American Petroleum Institute, Lafayette, Louisiana. (May 11)

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Some Preliminary Comments on Wind Generation in ERCOT." James A Baker III Institute fir Public Policy, Workshop, James A Baker III Institute fir Public Policy, Houston. (August 28)

     
     

    "A Model of the Operation and Management of a National Oil Company." International Association for Energy Economics, Potsdam, Germany.

     
     

    "A Model of the Operation and Management of a National Oil Company." Japan Petroleum Energy Center, Tokyo, Japan. (May 17, 2006)

     
     

    "International Natural Gas Market Developments to 2030." The Institute of Energy Economics, Tokyo, Japan. (November 30, 2006)

     
     

    "Operation and Management of National Oil Companies: A Conceptual Framework and Some Evidence." Japan Petroleum Energy Center and Baker Institute for Public Policy, Tokyo, Japan. (December 1, 2006)

     
     

    "Some Effects of Restricted Access to US Natural Gas Resources." American Petroleum Institute, Houston, TX. (September 12, 2006)

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Energy Modeling Forum, Group 23 World Natural Gas Markets, Berlin, Germany. (June 5, 2006)

     
     

    "Russinna Natural Gas Supply: Some Implications for Japan." Petroleum Energy Center, Tokyo, Japan. (June 17, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III and Jill Nesbitt

     
     

    "The Rice World Gas Trade Model." Energy Information Adminstration, US Department of Energy, Washington, DC. (December 3, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "The Role of Nuclear Power in Enhancing Japan's Energy Security." Study results presented to representative from Tokyo Electric Power Company, Tokyo, Japan. (March 5, 2004) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    "Environmentalism: A Threat to Free Markets and Democracy?." Rice University College Republicans, Houston, TX. (November 25, 2003)

     
     

    "HVDC Transmission: Part of the Energy Solution?." Conference Energy and Nanotechnology: Strategy for the Future, Hosted by Baker Institute, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, EESI and Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Houston, TX. (May 4, 2003)

     
     

    "Modeling the Ipact of Some New Energy Technologies." Baker Institute for Shell Oil Company executives, Houston, TX. (December 3, 2003)

     
     

    "Modeling the World Market for Natural Gas." Stanford Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University,, Palo Alto, CA. (November 17, 2003)

     
     

    "Some Issue in Electricity Supply." Baker Institute Seminar for Shell Oil Company executives, Houston, TX. (August 6, 2003)

     
     

    "The World Market for Natural Gas." PESA Foreign Service Officer Training Program, Baker Institute, Houston, TX. (August 1, 2003)

     
     

    "Using Sakhalin Natural Gas in Japan." Baker Institute seminar for Shell Oil Company executives, Houston, TX. (April 2, 2003)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    "Natural Gas Markets in Asia: Recent Hostory and Potential Developments," LNG Derivatives & Natural Gas Markets Conference, Grand Hyatt Singapore

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", Australia Korea Business Council Breakfast, Perth

     
     

    "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", International Energy Center, University of Western Australia, Perth

     
     

    "What makes the mining industry different?", Leaders Lunch, UWA Business School, Sponsored by BHP Billiton, Port Hedland, Western Australia

     
     

    "What makes the mining industry different?", University of Western Australia Business School, Breakfast by the Bay public lecture series, Perth

     
     

     "Some implications of shale gas development in North America", Deakin University Public Policy Symposium, Deakin University City Centre Offices, Melbourne

     
     Lectures
     

    All-day talk, Introduction to the Global Gas Industry, Australia China LNG Training Program

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "Energy Time Series Modeling and Forecasting." International Association for Energy Economics, Perth. (June 23, 2012) With Fred Joutz, George Washington University

     
     

    gave presentation.  "Electricity Sector Demand for Natural Gas in the United States." Southern Economics Association, 2009 Annual Meetings, San Antonio. (November 21)

     
     

    "Natural Gas Markets: Major Uncertainties." Exploration and Production Technology Summit, Houston, TX. (October 29, 2008)

     
     

    "Smart Metering in a Market Reform and Environmental Policy Context." Fourth Annual North American Conference, UtiliPoint International, The Woodlands, TX. (October 17, 2008)

     
     

    "Some Effects of Restricted Access to US National Gas Resources." ROMEO Luncheon, Houston. (October 19, 2007)

     
     

    "Deregulation of Electricity Markets." Rice University, Science Policy and Ethics Class (NSCI 511), Houston, TX. (March 9 and 11, 2004)

     
     Other
     

    ""Comments on the Current Economic Situation", Address to Executive Strategy Committee." Wate Management Inc, Jackson Hole, WY. (July 31, 2008)

     
     

    "Corporatization and Private Participation in Electricity Supply." Reform of the Mexican Electricity Supply System, CIDE, Mexico City, Mexico. (September 28, 2001)

     
     

    "Leadership on Energy Policy: Global Warming and Economic Growth." Leadership Houston Conference, Houston, TX. (May 17, 2001)

     
     

    "Some Preliminary Results on a Study of Alcohol Use by Houston High School Students." Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX. (February 7, 2001) With with James Brown and Daniel Osherson

     
     

    "Using Sakhalin Natural Gas in Japan." Baker Institute/PEC Jopint Workshop, Houston, TX. (April 3, 2001) With with Dagobert Brito

     
     

    "Comments on 'Measures of Income Inequality and How They Relate to Health Inequalities' by Luisa Franzini." Seminar, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX. (February 2000)

     
     

    "Comments on 'The ANZAC Dollar: Monetary Union Between New Zealand and Australia'." The New Zealand Assoication of Economists Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "Conservation Strategies for New Zealand." Invited Guest Speaker to the New Zealand Law and Economics Society Annual Dinner, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "Equity as a Social Goal." Seminar, ACT Party of New Zealand Caucus, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "Equity as a Social Goal." Seminar, New Zealand Department of Health, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "Equity as a Social Goal." Seminar, National Party of New Zealand Caucus, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "Equity as a Social Goal." Seminar, New Zealand Treasury, Wellington, New Zealand. (June 2000)

     
     

    "Equity as a Social Goal." Keynote Address to the Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists, Wellington, New Zealand. (July 2000)

     
     

    "First Things First: Development and Global Warming." Baker Institute CIPE Energy Project Workshop Presented to MITI, Tokyo, Japan. (February 2000)

     
     

    "Reform of the Electricity Supply Industry in Japan." Baker Institute CIPE Energy Project Workshop presented at Rice University, Houston, TX. (May 2000)

     
     

    "Some Preliminary Results on a Study of Alcohol Use by Houston High School Students." Texas Program in Society and Health Seminar Series, Rice University, Houston, TX. (November 2000)

     
     

    "The Urgency of Controlling Carbon Dioxide Emissions." Microeconomics Workshop, Rice University, Houston, TX. (April 2000)

     
     

    "The Urgency of Controlling Cardon Dioxide Emmissions." International Association of Energy Economists Conference, Sydney, Australia. (June 2000)

     
     

    "Refrom of the Electricity Supply Industry." World Bank Conference, Mexico City, Mexico. (January 26, 1999)

     
     

    "Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctations in Europe and the United States." Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. (November 9, 1999)

     
     Panelist
     

    "Predicting Commodity Cycles." Committee for Economic Development, Australia, Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, Western Australia. (March 31, 2016)

     
     

    2nd Mexico Oil & Gas Investment Summit, PetroRock Energy LLC

     
     

    "My Energy Research Agenda", Presentation to University of Western Australia, Partnering in Innovation meeting, University of Western Australia University Club, Perth

     
     

    "Social Sciences at Rice University." Division of Social Sciences, Rice University, Fondren Library. (April 12, 2012)

     
     

    Presenter.  ""Energy Sector Innovation and Growth: An Optimal Energy Crisis"." International Association for Energy Economics, 2011 Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. (June 20, 2011) With Ted Temzelides, Xinya Zhang, Kenneth Medlock III

     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    "Employment Eects of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development in the US," Deakin University Economics Deaprtment Seminar

     
     

    Long-term LNG Contracts, Australian National University, Canberra, Economics Department seminar

     
     

    University of Queensland, Department of Economics Seminar Series

     
     

    University of Western Australia, Economics Seminar series

     
     

    "Long-term LNG Contracts", University of Western Australia, Department of Economics, Seminar Series

     
     

    "Long-term LNG Contracts", Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, Seminar Series, Singapore

     
     

    "Long-term LNG Contracts", International Associaiton for Energy Economics International Conference, Daegu, South Korea

     
     

    “Australian Natural Gas Developments in a Global Context”, North American Conference of the US Association for Energy Economics, Anchorage , Alaska

     
     

    "Evolution of World Natural Gas Markets", College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "A Natural Gas Future: Implications for the Asia Pacific." International Association for Energy Economics, Asian Conference, Kyoto, Japan. (February 20, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies." University of Western Australia, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. (July 5, 2012) With Kenneth B Medlock III

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "Energy Sector Innovation and Growth: An Optimal Energy Crisis." University of Queensland, Department of Economics, Brisbane, Australia. (July 10, 2012) With Ted Temzelides, Kenneth B Medlock III, Xinya Zhang

     
     

    Co-author and Presenter.  "The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices in North America." International Association for Energy Economics, International Conference 2012, Perth, Western Australia. (June 26, 2012) With Kenneth B. Medlock III

     
     

    Presenter.  ""Energy security and climate policy: two sides of the same coin?"." International Association for Energy Economics, 2011 Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. (June 21, 2011) With Kenneth Medlock III

     
     

    Seminar Presentation.  ""The Relationship between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices: The Role of the Exchange Rate"." University of Western Australia Business School & Economics Department, Perth, Australia. (August 5, 2011) With Kenneth B Medlock III

     
     

    US Association for Energy Economics, North American Conference, Washington DC, "Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies"

     
     

    Empirical Methods in Energy Economics Conference, Dallas, "Changes in the Operational Efficiency of National Oil Companies"

     
     

    "Exploiting Bolivia’s Natural Gas Resources

     ." IAEE International Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (June 8)

     
     

    "Innovation, Renewable Energy, and Macroeconomic Growth

     ." University of Western Australia Business School & Economics Department, Perth, Australia. (July 9)

     
     

    "Wind Generation in the US: Prospects and consequences

     ." USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Calgary, Canada. (October 16)

     
     

    "Risk Perceptions, Risk Aversion and Teenage Alcohol Abuse." Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX. (March 29, 2005)

     
     Workshops
     

    "Lectures on Energy Economics." Bandung Institute of Technology, Business School Jakarta campus, Jakarta, Indonesia. (July 27-29, 2016)

     
     

    "Interdisciplinary Research in Energy Policy and Energy Transition." Rice University, Energy & Environment Initiative, Keck Hall 102, Rice University. (April 18, 2012)

     
     

    Presenter.  "Master Class on Energy Economics, University of Western Australia." Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. (July 28, 2011)

     
     

    "Energy Economics Research at Rice University." Energy Research at Rice University, Houston, TX. (January 10, 2006)

     
     

    "Risk Perceptions, Risk Aversion and teenage Alcohol Abuse." Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX. (December 7, 2004) With James Brown

     
    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Jason Murasko, Ph.D. Determinants of Health Outcomes and Healthcare Utilization. (2003) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Ara Stepanian, Ph.D. Empirical Essays in Health and Development Economics. (2003) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Michele Hendrix, Ph.D. Essays in Energy and Environmental Economics. (2004) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Jill Nesbitt, Ph.D. Modelling and Estimating Market Shares in Multiattribute, Multicommodity Markets. (2007) (Thesis Director)

     Jorge Gonzalez-Gomez, Ph.D. Essays on Investment Planning in Electricity Generating Capacity. (2008) (Thesis Director)

     Jennifer Rosthal, PhD The Relationship Between Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices and Its Effect on Demand. (2010) (Thesis Director)

     Beth Bower, PhD ForecastingWind Power and Prices for Increased Revenue in the Texas Electricity Market. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Stacy Eller, PhD Three Essays on National Oil Company Efficiency, Energy Demand and Transportation. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Özgür Inal, PhD Essays in Power Systems Economics. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Jianghua Li, PhD Three Essays in Energy Economics. (2012) (Thesis Director)

     Burcu Cigerli, PhD Modeling Competition in Natural Gas Markets. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Xinya Zhang, PhD Aggregate Economic Implications of New Technologies in the Energy Industries. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Raul Bajo Buenestado, PhD Four essays on Energy Economics. (2016) (Thesis Director)

     Likeleli Seitlheko, PhD Essays on Shale Gas Production in the Barnett Shale Play. (2016) (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Campbell Watkins Energy Journal Best Paper Award, International Association for Energy Economics (June 21, 2016)

     IAEE Distinguished Lecturer, International Association for Energy Economics (2016)

     Adelman-Frankel Award, US Associaiton for Energy Economics (7/19/2013)

     President Elect, United States Association for Energy Economics

     Professor at Large, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia (October 2010)

     Senior Fellow Award, United States Association for Energy Economics (September 2010)

     Fullbright Fellowship Selection Committee for New Zealand,

     NSF Grant for Project on Environmental Decision Making, National Science Foundation

     Fulbright Scholarship Selection Committee (Australia and New Zealand), (1999)

     Member, American Economic Association, (1999)

     Member, Econometric Society, (1999)

     Member, Philosophical Society, (1999)

     McGovern Foundation For a Study of Drug Taking Behavior by Adolescents in Houston, (1999)

    Juries
     Master Class
     Energy Economics Master Class. Full day master class presented to graduate students and faculty, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth. (July 28, 2011)
    Positions Held
     Vice President for Conferences, United States Association for Energy Economics. (2009 - 2009)

     President Elect, US Association for Energy Economics. (2011 - 2011)

     President, US Association for Energy Economics. (2012 - 2012)

     Council Member, International Association for Energy Economics. (2012 - 2012)

     Presidential Advisor, United States Association fro Energy Economics. (2017 - 2018)

     President, International Association for Energy Economics. (2014 - 2015)

     IAEE Immediate Past President, Internatonal Association for Energy Economics . (2016 - 2017)

     Past President, International Association for Energy Economics. (2017 - 2018)

     President Elect, International Association for Energy Economics. (2013 - 2014)